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    1. August 18, 2015

      Dutch coalition faces no-confidence vote over Greek bailout

      The Dutch government is facing a vote of no-confidence over the €86bn Greek bailout approved by eurozone finance...

    2. The World

      July 14, 2015

      Spanish bemoan humiliating defeat in Brussels

      It is not just the Greeks who are lamenting a humiliating defeat in Brussels. The Spanish government, too, has suffered...

    1. The World

      July 10, 2015

      Syriza's empty promises

      Two thoughts come to mind when one looks at the last-minute reform proposals which Greece’s radical leftist-led...

    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. Brussels Blog

      June 30, 2015

      Leaked: Tsipras letter requesting a 3rd bailout

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, has once again changed the terms of the debate in the ongoing crisis by...

    4. June 22, 2015

      Concessions from Athens keep hopes of Greece bailout deal alive

      Greece on Monday kept alive hopes of an eleventh-hour deal with creditors to avoid default after Athens presented its...

    5. June 9, 2015

      De Guindos fights for eurogroup job, with Spanish pride at stake

      Spain’s economy minister is set to formally declare his candidacy for the presidency of the powerful eurogroup, setting...

    6. 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...

    7. May 22, 2015

      Dutch government to sell 30 per cent stake in ABN Amro

      The Dutch government has fired the starting gun on the privatisation of ABN Amro by announcing plans to sell a 30 per...

    8. 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...

    9. Brussels Blog

      April 28, 2015

      Did Greece get promised a deal on t-bills?

      Monday night’s live TV interview with Alexis Tsipras, the first since he became Greece’s prime minister, has generated...

    10. April 26, 2015

      Eurozone officials seek to bypass Varoufakis to spur Greek talks

      A fraught eurozone meeting in Riga at the weekend has left Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister, increasingly...

    11. April 24, 2015

      EU frustration over Greece boils over at eurogroup meeting

      Months of mounting tensions between Greece and its creditors boiled over at a high-level EU meeting on Friday with...

    12. April 9, 2015

      ABN Amro IPO back on Dutch government’s agenda

      The Dutch government will renew its attempts to float nationalised bank ABN Amro “as soon as possible” after its plans...

    13. Brussels Blog

      April 2, 2015

      New eurogroup president: Dijsselbloem vs de Guindos

      The second quarter of 2015 will not only bring a crescendo in the ongoing Greek crisis for the 19 eurozone finance...

    14. March 26, 2015

      Data show how Greek bank run loomed before bailout extension deal

      Greek companies and households pulled €7.6bn out of their bank accounts during the government’s standoff with its...

    15. March 9, 2015

      Greek talks with creditors finally to start

      Detailed talks between Greece and its bailout creditors will begin in both Brussels and Athens on Wednesday after a...

    16. Brussels Blog

      March 9, 2015

      Will the "troika" return to Athens?

      Among the issues plaguing deliberations over the way forward on Greece’s bailout is how the country’s international...

    17. March 6, 2015

      Greece proposes tourists as tax inspectors

      Greece has proposed recruiting students, housekeepers, and even tourists to serve as undercover tax inspectors, one of...

    18. FT Alphaville

      March 2, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. Tens of thousands of people marched through Moscow yesterday inmemory of...

    19. Brussels Blog

      March 1, 2015

      Dijsselbloem interview: the annotated transcript

      During a 45-minute interview in his Dutch finance ministry office in The Hague, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, chairman of the...

    20. March 1, 2015

      Greece warned to start reforms to gain cash

      Greece must immediately start adopting some of the economic reforms demanded by its creditors if it is to receive...

    21. March 1, 2015

      How Jeroen Dijsselbloem did the deal to extend the Greece bailout

      When Jeroen Dijsselbloem finally received the letter from Athens, he was more than a little surprised. For the...

    22. February 24, 2015

      Eurozone approves Greek reform proposal

      The new Greek government cleared one of its final hurdles to extending its €172bn bailout for another four months when...

    23. February 20, 2015

      Finance chiefs draw up Greek bailout text

      Negotiations led by Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Dutch finance minister who chairs the eurogroup of 19 eurozone finance...

    24. February 19, 2015

      Germans rebuff Greek ‘Trojan horse’

      Athens’ chances of finding itself without an EU financial backstop in one week will come down to a bitter face-off in...

    25. February 17, 2015

      European markets shrug off collapse of Greek talks

      European financial markets have largely shrugged off a breakdown in talks between the Greek government and its eurozone...

    26. February 12, 2015

      Merkel keeps up the heat on Greece

      Angela Merkel, German chancellor, reiterated her government’s hardline stance on Greece’s options for a fiscal rescue,...

    27. Brussels Blog

      February 12, 2015

      UPDATED: The (almost) agreed statement on Greece

      [UPDATE] In response to our post below, the Greek government this morning has denied it ever agreed to the text we got...

    28. February 8, 2015

      No extension to Greek bailout, says Tsipras

      Speech highlights • Declares bailout has been cancelled ‘by its own failure’ • First goal is a ‘bridge agreement’ with...

    29. January 30, 2015

      Greece will no longer deal with ‘troika’, Yanis Varoufakis says

      Greece will no longer co-operate with the “troika” of international lenders that has overseen its four-year bailout...

    30. January 30, 2015

      Greece hires Lazard to advise on debt

      The Greek government has hired US investment bank Lazard to advise it on its debt burden as it prepares to enter talks...

    31. FT Alphaville

      January 30, 2015

      The many faces of Jeroen Dijsselbloem

      It’s Friday. You probably can’t wait for the weekend after a tough week. Judging by his expressions in the above video...

    32. January 29, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras to hold talks in Athens with eurogroup chairman

      Greece’s new anti-austerity government will have its first face-to-face encounter with the eurozone on Friday as...

    33. December 8, 2014

      Greek premier calls snap presidential election

      Prime minister Antonis Samaras has called a snap presidential election in a high-stakes bid to retain power despite his...

    34. October 27, 2014

      European banks: life after the AQR

      “I definitely think the banking crisis is behind us,” said the Dutch finance minister on Sunday of the results...

    35. October 24, 2014

      David Cameron angry over €2.1bn EU surcharge

      David Cameron has lashed out at the EU, saying a €2.1bn surcharge for the UK was “unjustified”, even as it emerged that...

    36. October 14, 2014

      Greece bond yields jump back above 7%

      Greek long-term borrowing costs jumped above 7 per cent for the first time in months amid concerns about political...

    37. September 12, 2014

      Eurozone leaders warn on fiscal rules

      Eurozone leaders warned the currency bloc risks facing a new market backlash if it strays from its fiscal rules, an...

    38. July 16, 2014

      Q&A: The confusing contest for the EU’s top jobs

      After Tuesday’s official coronation of Jean-Claude Juncker as the next president of the European Commission, EU leaders...

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