All 28 European Union leaders are due to meet next Sunday to discuss support for Greece. Photograph:   Francois Lenoir/Reuters 2:19

(...) through parliament by the weekend to make Greece’s public finances sustainable. If he does, bridge(...)

‘Today is a crucial day’: Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras  to meet EU leaders. Photograph: Petros Karadjias/AP 1:54

(...) detail. Central to this will be the Greek public finances and what targets are set for the next few years(...)

European Commission vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis: European taxpayers had offered “unprecedented financial assistance” to Greece. Photograph: François Lenoir/Reuters

(...), the Greek government pounced on an IMF document that said Greece’s public finances will not be(...)

Newspaper headlines show the results of Greece’s referendum, in Athens, on July 6th. Photograph: Getty Images

(...)’s public finances would not be sustainable without substantial debt relief, possibly including write(...)

Greece’s former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis drives his motorcyle with his wife Danae Stratou after exiting the finance ministry in Athens. Photograph: Fotis Plegas/EPA 1:48

(...) document that said Greece’s public finances will not be sustainable without substantial debt relief(...)

Journalists follow outgoing Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis as he leaves his home in Athens on Monday. Photograph: EPA. 1:50

January, leaving public finances in a worse position than when the rejected bailout deal was put together(...)

A favourable backdrop

(...) favourable economic backdrop to those discussions. The public finances are steadily improving, unemployment(...)

A ballot box is emptied by a voting official at the closing of polling stations in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters

(...) rejected the spending cuts and economic reforms which creditors consider essential to make Greek public(...)

San Juan, Puerto Rico -    Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla addresses the island’s residents last week    about the       $73 billion debt crisis. He insisted that  the people on the island will have to sacrifice and share in the responsibilities for pulling the island out of debt. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

(...) says the euro was a “terrible mistake” because he claims it failed to insulate the public finances of(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: In the first six months of 2015 income tax receipts reached €8.3 billion.  The €2.3 billion increase between 2007 and 2015 amounts to a heavy additional burden on a cohort of workers that is still smaller than before the crisis struck. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) costs delivered a clear benefit to the public finances in the first half the year, the most immediate(...)