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    1. July 3, 2015

      Greece’s accidental referendum on the euro

      This Sunday, Greece will vote in one of the more peculiar referendums of current times. On the ballot paper is a bailout...

    2. July 3, 2015

      A Greek idyll where two dramas collide

      They gathered against the crackle of a rare July storm. By torchlight the group pushed off into the inky swell of the Aegean...

    3. July 3, 2015

      Oxi or Nai: A look at what comes next for Greece

      Some senior officials within the government of prime minister Alexis Tsipras, including Yanis Varoufakis, the charismatic...

    4. The Exchange

      July 3, 2015

      How will Russia benefit from a Grexit?

      Vladimir Putin’s shadow seems to be chasing Europe. Suspicious commentators find it virtually everywhere, and the Greek...

    5. July 2, 2015

      Concern mounts over conduct of Greek referendum

      Greece’s highest legal authority is due to hear an appeal claiming that Sunday’s referendum should be called off on...

    6. July 2, 2015

      Greece should vote for the rule of law

      Greece cannot win from Sunday’s referendum. Rejection of the terms demanded by the country’s creditors would accelerate the...

    7. July 2, 2015

      Greece needs €60bn in new aid, says IMF

      Greece needs more than €60bn in new financial help over the next three years and faces decades under a daunting mountain of...

    8. July 2, 2015

      Capital controls squeeze a suffocating Greece economy

      Greek authorities imposed sweeping capital controls to prevent a collapse of the banking system that threatens to push...

    9. July 2, 2015

      Albania braced for fallout from Greek crisis

      Albania is bracing itself for the risk that turmoil in Greece, its southern neighbour, will force tens of thousands of...

    10. July 1, 2015

      Q&A: ECB’s emergency loan lifeline for Greek banks

      Greece’s banks, and hopes of staying in the euro, are being kept alive with a drip feed of emergency loans approved by the...

    11. 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 on...

    12. July 1, 2015

      Q&A: Why a new Greek bailout would need time and hard work

      Athens has again rushed to Brussels with new economic proposals in an effort to get a quick bailout deal to replenish public...

    13. July 1, 2015

      The debt relief carrot dangles before Greece’s Alexis Tsipras

      Just when you think Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, can’t spring any more surprises, he does it again. After...

    14. FT Photo Diary

      July 1, 2015

      Run on the banks

      Pensioners line up outside a National Bank branch in Athens, Greece. Bank branches around Greece are open today to allow...

    15. FT Photo Diary

      July 1, 2015

      Greece defaults on IMF repayment

      A sticker with the word ‘No’ in Greek is seen on an advertisement in front of a retail store in Athens, Greece. Greece’s...

    16. July 1, 2015

      Tsipras urges Greeks to defy creditors’ ‘blackmail’

      Greece’s prime minister accused Europe’s leaders of attempting to “blackmail” Greek voters, just hours after apparently...

    17. June 30, 2015

      Payment failure pitches IMF into uncharted territory

      Greece on Tuesday night became the first advanced economy to miss a payment to the International Monetary Fund in its...

    18. 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 requesting...

    19. June 30, 2015

      Greece’s No campaigners try not to mention the euro

      Standing on the fringes of an anti-austerity rally on Monday night in central Athens, Joanna Matsoukas, a high school...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      June 30, 2015

      Thousands protest in Athens

      Carrying banners calling for a “NO” vote in the forthcoming referendum on bailout conditions set by the country’s creditors,...

    21. June 30, 2015

      All eyes on ECB as time runs out for Greece

      Eurozone central bankers were preparing on Wednesday to raise the heat on Greece and its banks by restricting their access...

    22. June 30, 2015

      Greece’s IMF payment: When is a default not a default?

      If Greece does not transfer the equivalent of €1.6bn to the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday, it will become the first...

    23. 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, Europe’s...

    24. FT Alphaville

      June 29, 2015

      El-Erian: The Graccident, as captured by the FT’s front page

      The writer is chief economic adviser to Allianz and chair of US President Barack Obama’s Global Development Council Sensing...

    25. June 29, 2015

      Greek businesses battle to function without banks

      His small store on Athens’ main shopping street is filled with young women clutching cut-price jewellery but Panayiotis’s...

    26. 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 the...

    27. FT Photo Diary

      June 29, 2015

      Eurobank branch closed

      A woman pulling a shopping cart reacts outside a closed Eurobank branch in Athens. Greece closed its banks and imposed...

    28. The World

      June 29, 2015

      Live - Greece imposes capital controls

      Global equities, the euro and German Bund yields are all sharply lower as markets react to the imposition of capital...

    29. June 28, 2015

      Q&A: what options now for Greece’s strained banking system?

      Greece looks set to enter uncharted waters this week, with the expiry on Tuesday of its creditors’ offer of a new €15.3bn...

    30. June 28, 2015

      Social divisions laid bare as Tsipras move pits rich against poor

      Like many young Greeks, Kostelinos has seen all the hysteria before. And he is tired of it. For five years the country has...

    31. June 28, 2015

      Can Greece still avoid Grexit?

      When eurozone finance ministers emerged from a meeting without their Greek counterpart Yanis Varoufakis on Saturday night,...

    32. June 28, 2015

      Greece closes banks after bailout talks break down

      Greece’s grim bank holiday Greece has closed its banks and imposed capital controls to prevent financial chaos after the...

    33. FT Alphaville

      June 27, 2015

      "The Eurogroup has been open until the very last moment..."

      After that late-night announcement in Athens of a July 5th referendum, the response on Saturday… In one sense, Greece’s full...

    34. June 27, 2015

      Greece closer to euro exit after bailout request is spurned

      Greece took a major step towards exiting the EU’s common currency on Saturday after eurozone finance ministers rejected...

    35. Brussels Blog

      June 27, 2015

      Why is Greek aid now €15.3bn instead of €7.2bn?

      The decision by Alexis Tsipras to hold a referendum on the creditors’ final bailout offer may have changed the political...

    36. June 26, 2015

      Greek debt crisis: What happens next?

      Several do-or-die deadlines have now come and gone in the five-month stand-off between Athens and its international...

    37. June 26, 2015

      Merkel tells Tsipras no alternative to creditors’ offer

      Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday pleaded with Greek premier Alexis Tsipras to accept an “extraordinarily generous offer”...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      June 26, 2015

      Walking down Greek street

      A woman walks past a graffiti by Greek street artist Cacao Rocks in Athens. Greece failed again to clinch a deal with its...

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