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    1. The World

      July 8, 2015

      Live - Countdown begins for Greece

      With the clock ticking towards Sunday and an emergency summit of all 28 EU members, Greece has only days to reach an...

    2. July 7, 2015

      Greece given 5-day deadline to avoid bankruptcy

      Greece was given five days to reach a deal with its creditors or face bankruptcy after European leaders called an...

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    1. July 6, 2015

      Time for euro creditors to reward their allies over Greece

      What will happen now after Greece’s resounding No lies in the hands of fresh negotiations, Greek banking solvency and...

    2. July 3, 2015

      A bewildering week in the Greece crisis when trust evaporated

      “The ultimatum,” as Alexis Tsipras calls it, came last Thursday morning. The Greek prime minister had spent the...

    3. July 1, 2015

      Angela Merkel takes revenge on Greek prime minister

      Alexis Tsipras stunned Greece’s creditors on Saturday by walking out of rescue talks and calling a national referendum...

    4. June 29, 2015

      Eurozone leaders take co-ordinated gamble with response to Athens

      By publicly insisting that Greece’s referendum on Sunday is a choice about the country’s future in the eurozone,...

    5. June 29, 2015

      Making a true union of an embattled eurozone

      Recent events in Greece have only served to highlight the euro’s fragility. They are a reminder to eurozone members of...

    6. June 29, 2015

      No vote means isolation, Europe warns Greeks

      European leaders have warned Greeks that Sunday’s vote on the international bailout is a referendum on membership of...

    7. June 26, 2015

      EU plan to share asylum seeker burden collapses

      The EU’s plan to force member states to share out asylum seekers collapsed on Thursday after a late-night meeting...

    8. June 26, 2015

      EU plan to share asylum seeker burden collapses

      The EU’s plan to force member states into sharing out asylum seekers collapsed on Thursday after a late-night meeting...

    9. June 25, 2015

      Cameron gives up goal of treaty change ahead of Brexit vote

      Downing Street has confirmed David Cameron may go to the country in his EU referendum before any treaty change is in...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      June 22, 2015

      Tsipras is welcomed to Brussels

      Greece‘s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is welcomed with a friendly tap by European Commission President Jean-Claude...

    11. June 21, 2015

      Greece urged to reach deal before summit with bailout monitors

      EU leaders have told Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras they will not hammer out a deal to release €7.2bn in...

    12. June 19, 2015

      Months of Greek debt talks yield bad blood but no deal

      It was last Sunday afternoon and European Commission negotiators were preparing for a meeting that they hoped would at...

    13. June 17, 2015

      Greece central bank warns of ‘painful’ EU exit if no deal reached

      Greece’s central bank has taken the highly unusual step of siding against the the country’s government in its...

    14. June 17, 2015

      David Cameron battles to keep reform on EU agenda

      David Cameron will on Wednesday lobby Italian premier Matteo Renzi to back his plans for EU reform. But their meeting...

    15. June 14, 2015

      Greek default fears rise as ‘11th-hour’ talks collapse

      Talks aimed at reaching an 11th-hour deal between Greek ministers and their bailout creditors collapsed on Sunday...

    16. June 11, 2015

      IMF quits Greece talks amid ‘air of unreality’ as deal unravels

      Only a week ago, officials on both sides of the negotiating table believed that a solution to Greece’s agonising...

    17. June 11, 2015

      Creditors tell Greece it is time to decide over bailout

      Greece’s creditors on Thursday issued their starkest warnings to Athens since the start of a five-month stand-off over...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      June 8, 2015

      Table politics

      France’s President François Hollande, British Prime Minister David Cameron, Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi,...

    19. June 7, 2015

      Juncker warns Greece that time is running out on bailout

      Jean-Claude Juncker, European Commission president, strongly rebuked Alexis Tsipras for his strident dismissal of a new...

    20. June 6, 2015

      Juncker spurns Tsipras meeting

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, asked to meet Jean-Claude Juncker on Saturday but was spurned by the European...

    21. Brussels Blog

      June 5, 2015

      And they're off! Leaked letter starts eurogroup race

      Want to be president of the eurogroup, the increasingly powerful chairman of the group of 19 eurozone finance...

    22. June 3, 2015

      Tsipras defiant as he braces for key meeting with creditors

      Faced with one of the most consequential meetings of his young tenure as prime minister, Greece’s Alexis Tsipras on...

    23. FT Alphaville

      June 2, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Emergency meeting for Greece, yen tumbles, Fifa scandal German chancellor...

    24. June 1, 2015

      Greek bailout monitors hold emergency summit

      German chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday night hosted an emergency summit in Berlin over the Greek crisis to thrash...

    25. May 22, 2015

      No ‘wall of love’ for Cameron at EU summit

      David Cameron received a wary reception from EU leaders on Friday, as he forced the pace of discussions on the “British...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      May 22, 2015

      Tied up at the EU summit

      European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) makes a joke with tie-less Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...

    27. Brussels Blog

      May 18, 2015

      What to make of the new "Juncker Plan" for Greece?

      The Greek daily To Vima has a nice scoop this afternoon about a document they’ve been leaked purporting to be a new...

    28. May 17, 2015

      Danish solution offers lessons for Cameron on EU negotiations

      The year was 1992 and Denmark was stranded. The Maastricht treaty had been rejected, a second EU referendum loomed, yet...

    29. May 10, 2015

      Brussels to propose mandatory refugee quotas for EU states

      Brussels is planning to introduce mandatory national quotas for refugees in a radical overhaul of the EU’s immigration...

    30. Brussels Blog

      May 6, 2015

      Paris, Berlin & Rome: Dijsselbloem re-election tour?

      Normally, it wouldn’t seem unusual for Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Dutch finance minister, to be making the rounds to the...

    31. April 26, 2015

      Germany urges Ukraine to fulfil Minsk ceasefire agreement

      Germany and key European partners are pressing Ukraine to speed up implementing the Minsk ceasefire agreement — for...

    32. April 15, 2015

      MEPs to get big rise in pay for assistants

      MEPs are set to award themselves an extra €18,000 per year to spend on assistants, leaving each MEP with a €275,000...

    33. Westminster Blog

      April 7, 2015

      Poster wars heat up

      The pre-election poster battle intensified on Tuesday as Labour launched a new image parodying Saatchi & Saatchi’s...

    34. The World

      March 23, 2015

      An EU vision for Bosnia

      Two decades after the Dayton peace agreement that ended the 1992-95 Bosnian war, EU governments have finally approved...

    35. March 19, 2015

      David Cameron to seek EU VAT exemptions for small UK companies

      David Cameron will press Jean-Claude Juncker to revise new European laws applying to value added tax on digital...

    36. March 11, 2015

      Europe lacks commitment to spend on defence

      Does Europe need an army? Jean-Claude Juncker seems to think so. “A common army among the Europeans,” the Commission...

    37. The Exchange

      March 11, 2015

      Europe needs a commitment to defence before it needs an army

      Does Europe need an army? Jean-Claude Juncker seems to think so. “A common army among the Europeans,” the European...

    38. March 8, 2015

      Jean-Claude Juncker calls for creation of EU army

      The president of the European Commission has called for the creation of an EU army in order to show Russia “that we are...

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