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      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...

    2. 21 hours ago

      The radicals of Syriza endure a rocky start

      Any hopes that the new Syriza-led government in Greece would have a sedate and calming beginning were rapidly dispelled...

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    1. 22 hours ago

      Yanis Varoufakis to keep on blogging as Greek finance minister

      Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s new finance minister, is the latest in a long line of economics professors to try their hand at...

    2. 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 concerns...

    3. The World

      January 29, 2015

      Syriza and voodoo economics

      The term “voodoo” economics was originally aimed at the Reaganite right – and, specifically, their belief that cuts in taxes...

    4. January 29, 2015

      A damp day out in Europe’s anti-austerity capital

      In Athens it rains, on average, 64 days a year. Last Saturday, the day before radical leftwing party Syriza won Greece’s...

    5. January 28, 2015

      Alarm bells ring over Syriza’s Russian links

      Soon after Syriza, the Greek radical leftwing party, swept to power this week, alarm bells began ringing in the capitals of...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      January 28, 2015

      Street dogs of Athens

      In this photo montage stray dogs are seen in the centre of Athens, Greece. Stray dogs are a common sight in Athens with many...

    7. January 28, 2015

      Greek markets hammered as fears grow over new government

      Greek bank shares suffered their worst one day loss on record on Wednesday, as anxiety grew over the new government’s plan...

    8. January 27, 2015

      Greeks rebuff EU call for more Russia sanctions

      Greece’s new radical leftwing-dominated government signalled on Tuesday that friction with its European partners might...

    9. January 26, 2015

      Former New Democracy star teams up with Syriza

      Once a rising star of New Democracy, Panos Kammenos now finds himself at the centre of a new coalition that will govern...

    10. The World

      January 26, 2015

      Is Greek government debt really 177% of GDP?

      The triumph of the anti-austerity Syriza party in Greece’s general election has put back on the table the vexed question of...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      January 26, 2015

      Victory for Tsipras

      Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras greets supporters in Athens after victory in the Greece’s election. The leftwing Syriza party...

    12. FT Alphaville

      January 26, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up for the email here or read it in full below. “The Greek people have given a clear, indisputable mandate for...

    13. January 25, 2015

      Greece’s debt pile: is it really unsustainable?

      Whatever government emerges after Greece’s parliamentary election, Athens will soon lock horns with its international...

    14. January 25, 2015

      Greece remains on democratic path despite years of depression

      After their third general election in less than three years, Greeks will wake up on Monday to a political, economic and...

    15. January 23, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras: Greece’s radical or realist?

      They were the biggest student protests since the 1973 Athens Polytechnic uprising that helped bring down Greece’s military...

    16. January 23, 2015

      Greeks stop paying taxes in expectation of Syriza poll victory

      A reluctance to pay taxes was much criticised by Greece’s creditors as one reason why the country needed a big international...

    17. January 23, 2015

      German public resists debt cut for Greece

      Konstantin Gergianakis, a German software executive of Greek origin who describes his politics as “left-leaning”, is...

    18. FT Alphaville

      January 22, 2015

      European sovereign debt hypocrisy

      Speaking at Davos this morning, Angela Merkel and Alexander Stubb argued that European creditors should not be held...

    19. The World

      January 22, 2015

      Greek cleaners and gesture politics

      Here’s one prediction if Alexis Tsipras and his radical left Syriza party win Sunday’s Greek parliamentary elections: 595...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      January 20, 2015

      Fishy business

      A man offers his fish for sale at a central fish market in Athens. ...

    21. January 5, 2015

      Greek stocks: pomegranate seeds

      Every New Year, Aegean Airlines gives its passengers a pomegranate. This is a symbol of good luck. To its investors, the...

    22. December 29, 2014

      Global equities unfazed by Greek troubles

      Gains for the euro and global stocks indicated little risk of market contagion from a government crisis in Athens that...

    23. December 28, 2014

      Hundreds rescued from stricken ferry

      The Italian navy has rescued more than 350 passengers from a ferry that caught fire off the northwest coast of Greece, in a...

    24. December 23, 2014

      Greek parliament fails to elect president in second-round vote

      Greece’s parliament failed to elect a new president in Tuesday’s second-round vote, increasing the chances of an early...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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,...

    33. 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...

    34. 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....

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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