Amam, a 17-year-old refugee from the Syrian town of Latakia, shouts after his sister and mother were detained by Hungarian police outside the railway station in Budapest on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban travels to Brussels on Thursday for talks with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker as the refugee (...)

Migrants protest outside Keleti  railway station  in central Budapest, Hungary.  Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images 1:04

Hundreds of migrants protested in front of Budapest’s Keleti Railway Terminus for a second straight day on Wednesday, shouting “Freedom, freedom!” and(...)

The Greek stock market  tumbled the most since at least 1987 on Monday, when the exchange reopened after a five-week shutdown. (Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg)

Greek banks extended a rout that has wiped out more than half their value this week, sending the nation’s stocks lower for a third day. Piraeus Bank (...)

Apple weighed heavily on all major US stock indices as it fell for the fifth straight day. Photograph: Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images

Greece’s banking stocks plunged for the second day in a row, holding down the main Athens index which otherwise turned the corner after the previous (...)

Manufacturing output in Germany and the euro zone increased by more than initially estimated, appearing to suggest the crisis in Greece had not been a setback for growth. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

European stocks made gains as improved earnings reports and a positive reception for fresh economic data outweighed the impact of record losses in Gr(...)

A Greek flag is pictured outside the Athens Stock Exchange in Athens Photograph:  Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images

Greece’s stock market closed with heavy losses on Monday after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears that the country was about to be dumped from (...)

People wait to enter a Piraeus Bank branch at the city of Iraklio in the island of Crete 1:44

Greece repaid the European Central Bank on Monday, the bank said, clearing a key obligation worth about €4.2 billion with one of its top lenders, afte(...)

An EU flag  flies beside a Greek national flag in front of the Parthenon temple on Acropolis Hill in Athens. Photographer: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg 1:32

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi has voiced unprecedented doubts about the chances of rescuing Greece from bankruptcy as Greek prime minis(...)

Alexis Tsipras: blamed the European Central Bank for caving in to political pressure to halt the vital funding that the banks needed. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/ Bloomberg

Describing Sunday’s referendum as coming five years too late, Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has said that voters are fully aware that voting No(...)

A protester waves a Greek national flag during a pro European Union demonstration in Athens, as Greece approaches deadline on €1.6 billion debt. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

For historians, the standoff between Greece and its creditors is a case of deja vu all over again. A Greek default on loan repayments of €1.6 billion (...)