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    1. July 30, 2015

      Greece disqualified from new IMF bailout, board told

      The International Monetary Fund’s board has been told Athens’ high debt levels and poor record of implementing reforms...

    2. The World

      July 30, 2015

      The four horsemen of the bailout check-in to the Athens Hilton

      During Greece’s first and second bailouts they were known as the “troika”: three bureaucrats in suits endlessly...

    3. FT Alphaville

      July 27, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      The world’s big energy groups have shelved $200bn of spending on new projects in a round of cost-cutting aimed at...

    4. July 26, 2015

      Greece bailout monitors question access to ministries

      Negotiators from Greece’s bailout monitors will fly to Athens on Monday to formally begin talks on a €86bn rescue after...

    5. July 24, 2015

      Syriza’s covert plot during crisis talks to return to drachma

      Arresting the central bank’s governor. Emptying its vaults. Appealing to Moscow for help. These were the elements of a...

    6. July 24, 2015

      Renewed bailout talks between Greece and creditors hit snags

      Talks to agree a new €86bn bailout for Greece ran into trouble on Friday after Athens raised hurdles for negotiators in...

    7. FT Alphaville

      July 24, 2015

      Anecdotes can't tell you how an economy is doing: Greek vacation edition

      Greece has endured a Depression-level collapse over the past few years, with employment and real national income both...

    8. July 23, 2015

      Greece restarts creditor talks in Athens after months of hiatus

      Greece and its bailout creditors are to begin their long-awaited final push towards completing a new €86bn rescue when...

    9. July 23, 2015

      Greece and creditors return to the bargaining table. Now what?

      With the Greek parliament passing the final round of austerity measures to launch talks on a new €86bn bailout,...

    10. FT Alphaville

      July 23, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Greek MPs pass reforms Athens this morning approved key reforms demanded by eurozone creditors as a condition for...

    11. July 22, 2015

      Balkan banks avoid a dose of Greek flu

      This week’s reopening of Greek banks brought relief not just in that country but across a large chunk of south-east...

    12. July 21, 2015

      Athens delays increasing farmers’ taxes

      Athens has left a measure imposing higher taxes on farmers out of a reform bill that is essential to securing a new...

    13. FT Photo Diary

      July 21, 2015

      Tsipras arrives at Maximos Mansion

      Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, arrives at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece, on. There’s still a danger that...

    14. FT Alphaville

      July 21, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Greek banks opened for the first time in three weeks on Monday in an attempt to bolster savers’ confidence in the...

    15. July 20, 2015

      Greek banks stage a limited reopening after three-week closure

      Greek banks reopened on Monday after a three-week shutdown, giving customers access to cash kept in safe deposit boxes...

    16. July 20, 2015

      Greek stock exchange prepares to reopen

      International investors are preparing for Greece’s stock exchange to reopen as early as this week as the country...

    17. FT Photo Diary

      July 20, 2015

      Waiting for the bank to open

      People wait outside of a bank in central Athens, prior to its opening on Monday. Greek banks reopened Monday after a...

    18. FT Alphaville

      July 20, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, appears to be preparing the nation for a snap general election this autumn...

    19. July 19, 2015

      Angela Merkel signals conditions for Greek debt talks

      Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, is willing to discuss easing debt repayment terms if Athens complies with the...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      July 17, 2015

      Fighting fires in Athens

      An helicopter of firefighters fly over smokes billowing over Athens, on Friday as firemen were battling a brush fire in...

    21. July 17, 2015

      Greek banks: olive branches

      Bank holidays are usually a rare opportunity for rest and recreation. In Greece, where banks have been shut for three...

    22. July 17, 2015

      Greek maritime industry fears being punished for its success

      On the wall of his office overlooking Piraeus’ busy port, George Xiradakis has mounted the weathered bow of his...

    23. July 16, 2015

      Mario Draghi casts himself as guardian of monetary union

      If anyone ever doubted how much politics and the monopoly power to print currency are irredeemably linked, look no...

    24. July 16, 2015

      Europe’s best and brightest need to head for Greece

      This weekend’s negotiations were painful, but the Greeks were not entirely without friends. Amid the conflict and...

    25. July 16, 2015

      EU agrees on €7bn bridge loan for Greece

      The EU has in principle agreed a €7bn emergency loan to Greece, using a mothballed pan-European fund with special...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      July 16, 2015

      Athens anti Austerity protest

      Riot police stand among the flames from exploded petrol bombs thrown by a small group of anti-establishment...

    27. July 16, 2015

      Euro project still has mountains to climb

      When its debt crisis escalated four years ago, investors sold eurozone financial assets — and headed for the mountains,...

    28. July 15, 2015

      Greek cleaners swept out of work as Tsipras’s defiance fades

      For Vagelis Alexiou, the socialist revolution led by Alexis Tsipras lasted just 12 wonderful days. Turfed out of his...

    29. July 15, 2015

      Alexis Tsipras wins vote backing Greece bailout

      Greece’s parliament on Thursday backed a slew of fresh austerity measures demanded by the country’s creditors, clearing...

    30. July 15, 2015

      Greece bakers rise to reform challenge

      Among the many sectors of the Greek economy facing sweeping reforms as part of an agreement to keep the country in the...

    31. FT Photo Diary

      July 15, 2015

      Cleaning up the Bank of Greece

      A cleaning lady mops the steps at the main entrance of the Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens, Greece. Greek banks...

    32. July 15, 2015

      Brussels proposes using EU-wide rescue fund to help Greece

      The European Commission has submitted a formal proposal to use an EU-wide rescue fund to rush aid to Greece to ensure...

    33. FT Alphaville

      July 15, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      The International Monetary Fund has sent a strong signal that it may walk away from Greece’s new bailout programme,...

    34. July 14, 2015

      IMF criticises Greece bailout deal with EU

      The International Monetary Fund has warned that it might not be able to participate in Greece’s bailout if the...

    35. July 14, 2015

      UK attacks EU emergency aid plan for Greece

      Britain’s George Osborne and a fellow finance ministers from outside the eurozone have expressed outrage that the...

    36. FT Alphaville

      July 14, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister, returned to Athens on Monday facing a rebellion within his own government...

    37. July 13, 2015

      Greece’s Alexis Tsipras faces Syriza rebellion over ‘humiliation’

      Alexis Tsipras, Greek prime minister, on Tuesday will seek to shore up support within his own government after he...

    38. July 13, 2015

      Greeks face hurdles in quest for new bailout

      Greece and its eurozone creditors finally reached a deal after a weekend of brutal negotiations, to the relief of...

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