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    1. December 12, 2014

      Display Ilissos on a ledge, the better to show off his sculptor’s skill

      Sir, May I protest about the display of Ilissos in St Petersburg — not because he is on loan from the British Museum but...

    2. December 11, 2014

      Greek stocks and bonds in sharp sell-off

      Greek stocks and bonds suffered another sharp sell-off on Thursday amid mounting fears about the country’s future within the...

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    1. December 10, 2014

      Datawatch: Greek GDP since the crisis

        Athens’ stocks fell 12.8 per cent on Tuesday partly due to investors’ concerns about the radical left Syriza party...

    2. FT Alphaville

      December 9, 2014

      What's "catch a falling knife" in Greek?

        A snap presidential election — and the chances of Syriza coming into power if the government fails to win enough support...

    3. December 5, 2014

      Greece attacks British Museum loan of Elgin statue to Russia

      It was a moment many thought would never come to pass. After many decades of dispute over its ownership of the Elgin...

    4. November 21, 2014

      Greece defies troika with new budget

      Greece presented the final draft of next year’s budget to parliament on Friday without seeking approval from its foreign...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      October 20, 2014

      Greek art for stray dog

      Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters A man walks past a graffiti of Sausage, a stray dog, painted by street artists Smart, N_Grams...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      October 16, 2014

      Losing the Marbles

      Dylan Martinez/Reuters A woman looks at the Parthenon Marbles, a collection of stone objects, inscriptions and sculptures,...

    7. October 15, 2014

      Greece share prices tumble to 2014 low

      Greek share prices tumbled to their lowest levels this year, reflecting fears that the former “sick man of Europe” is headed...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      October 15, 2014

      Amal in Athens

      Petros Giannakouris/AP Lawyer Amal Clooney arrives for a meeting with Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras in Athens....

    9. The World

      October 15, 2014

      Impact of six-year Greek recession laid bare

      Greece’s latest annual survey of living standards, published on Monday by the country’s independent statistical agency...

    10. October 6, 2014

      Greece unveils optimistic budget

      Greece has announced an optimistic budget for 2015, which includes across-the-board tax cuts and handouts to judges and the...

    11. October 6, 2014

      Greece primps for big China state deals

      When Xi Jinping, the president of China, made an unofficial one-night stopover in August on the island of Rhodes, on his way...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      September 30, 2014

      Roma protest in Athens

      Thanassis Stavrakis/AP A young Roma man stands next to a burning barricade during a Greek Roma community protest in Athens...

    13. September 28, 2014

      Bank of Cyprus prepares for shake-up ahead of listings shift

      What do a billionaire US private equity investor, an ex-KGB agent and the archbishop of Cyprus have in common? They are all...

    14. August 29, 2014

      Emmanuel Kriaras, academic and campaigner, 1906-2014

      At a time when Greeks protest in vain against economic austerity, it is hard to imagine how a dispute over language once...

    15. August 19, 2014

      London among Europe’s least ‘liveable’ cities, according to index

      London is the world’s hottest city for international home buyers – and yet it has become one of the least appealing places...

    16. August 13, 2014

      Greek economy on track for return to annual growth

      Greece’s economy shrank by 0.2 per cent in the second quarter compared with the same period in 2013 – the smallest...

    17. August 1, 2014

      Moody’s upgrades Greece’s sovereign credit rating

      ATHENS Moody’s raised Greece’s sovereign credit rating on Friday and gave it a stable outlook, saying it believed the...

    18. July 24, 2014

      Greece cuts state wage bill by more than a third

      Greece has slashed its government wage bill by more than a third over five years as Athens prepares for crucial talks with...

    19. July 22, 2014

      Bank of Cyprus eyes first post-crisis bond sale

      The Bank of Cyprus is looking at its first bond deal since the nation’s financial collapse last year as investors flock back...

    20. July 17, 2014

      Capital markets still not safe for Greece

      Whether it was just bad timing, or fate, Thursday of last week was an unfortunate day for Greece to launch a bond issue....

    21. July 13, 2014

      Students caught up in power games at Greece’s unruly universities

      Alexandros, a final-year student, was dejectedly sipping an iced cappuccino at a café close to the downtown campus of Athens...

    22. July 10, 2014

      Golden Dawn leader jailed in Greece

      The spokesman for Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party was jailed on Thursday to await trial on charges of possessing weapons...

    23. July 10, 2014

      Greek debt sale damped by Portugal turmoil

      Trouble in Portugal’s banking dynasty trickled across the border to countries in southern Europe on Thursday, pushing up...

    24. July 9, 2014

      Greece plans new three-year bond issue

      Greece is planning a fresh sale of government debt as it seeks to draw a line under a domestic financial crisis that almost...

    25. July 6, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – July 7 Consider an MBA MIT Sloan on the Road presentations arrive in Paris. Each year the US business school hosts...

    26. July 5, 2014

      Greece orders power workers to end strike

      The Greek government on Saturday ordered striking employees at the state-controlled electricity utility back to work by...

    27. July 5, 2014

      Signs of revival for Greece after years of pain

      The signs of economic crisis are visible everywhere in Athens, from shuttered shops and graffiti-sprayed public buildings to...

    28. July 5, 2014

      Exports bolster mattress maker Coco-Mat

      Horsehair from Mongolia, goose down from China and dried seaweed from Greece: the stuffing in Coco-Mat’s natural mattresses...

    29. July 5, 2014

      Aegean Airlines takes off on back of recovery

      The Greek crisis put paid to Aegean Airlines’ ambitious growth plans, pushing the Athens-based regional carrier into the red...

    30. July 5, 2014

      Donors step in to assist the victims of Greek austerity

      Christina, an Athenian in her mid-40s, has been living on the streets of the Greek capital since losing her job and her home...

    31. June 20, 2014

      China signs $4bn of deals with Greece

      Greece and China have signed shipping, trade and energy deals worth $4bn during a three-day visit to Athens by Li Keqiang,...

    32. FT Photo Diary

      June 4, 2014

      Golden dawn in Athens

      Yannis Kolesidis/EPA Far-right Golden Dawn party supporters demonstrate in front of the parliament in Athens before a vote...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      June 3, 2014

      Anger in Athens

      Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters Cleaning ladies employed by the public sector demonstrate at the entrance to the Finance...

    34. May 26, 2014

      Syriza leader seeks Greek elections after European poll triumph

      The leader of Greece’s leftwing Syriza party, followed up his victory in Sunday’s European parliamentary vote by asking the...

    35. May 19, 2014

      Leftwing Syriza party challenges Greek government in local polls

      Greece’s leftwing Syriza party threw down a challenge to the coalition government in Sunday’s first round of voting in local...

    36. May 15, 2014

      The Two Faces of January – film review

      Patricia Highsmith wrote great thriller novels – great because they are more than thrillers – but Hollywood keeps picking...

    37. May 14, 2014

      Inside Europe’s Plan Z

      Every working day since the crisis struck, George Provopoulos, the silver-haired governor of Greece’s central bank, summoned...

    38. May 12, 2014

      Golden Dawn lures voters with welfare programme

      In the 1980s, Christos Papadimitriou had a high-flying career setting up intensive care units at hospitals across Greece....

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