Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras: argues that Greece is now front-page news and has been presented in “a positive light”. Photograph: Kostas Baltas/Reuters

Greece will not implement reform measures beyond those agreed at an emergency summit earlier this month, prime minister Alexis Tsipras has said, amid(...)

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

Yanis Varoufakis, the motorbike-riding, Noonan-riling, tie-eschewing former Greek finance minister gave an interesting interview published in yesterda(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras and his finance minister  Euclid Tsakalotos  depart following all-night bailout talks in Brussels. Photograph: Bloomberg 1:12

Has an agreement on a new bailout package for Greece been reached? Technically, no. Euro zone leaders agreed this morning to consider backing a third(...)

Minister for Finance Michael  Noonan struck a hopeful note that agreement in Europe over  Greece can be reached and said he was entering Saturday’s meeting in Brussels “on the basis that it will be possible to put a sustainable medium term programme in place”. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

The Greek government should move swiftly to implement the austerity measures contained in its bailout plan to prove it is serious and increase trust w(...)

Greece prime minister Alexis Tsipras is seen on Thursday before he submitted a bailout plan to the country’s creditors.  Photograph: Bloomberg 1:28

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras appealed to his party’s deputies on Friday to back a tough reform package after abruptly offering last-minute conc(...)

Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos and his predecessor Yanis Varoufakis talk during a parliamentary session in Athens. Photograph: Giorgos Kontarinis/Eurokinissi/Reuters

There were hopes on Thursday night that a Greek deal could be in the offing, as the Greek government submitted fresh bailout proposals to EU instituti(...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel: has clarified that a debt haircut for Greece is out of the question. Photograph: Antonio Bronic/Reuters

A surprise intervention by Donald Tusk yesterday has once again put the question of debt relief back at the centre of the Greek debate. On the back of(...)

A street vendor prepares corn for sale during a pro-European Union demonstration in front of the Greek parliament in Athens. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images 1:54

Proposals from Greece to explain how it will meet conditions for a new international bailout loan were received on Thursday by Jeroen Dijsselbloem, wh(...)

British chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne makes a statement to MPs in the House of Commons following the Greek referendum vote to reject the austerity terms demanded by its international creditors.  Photograph: PA Wire

Euro zone countries, such as Ireland, who had to impose major spending cuts, will find it difficult to understand if Greece is now allowed to escap(...)

No supporters celebrate near the Greek parliament in Syntagma Square, Athens on Sunday night. After a resounding No vote in the referendum  the focus will turn to Frankfurt and the ECB’s next move.   Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters 0:56

Following months of acrimonious and ultimately fruitless negotiations, the Greek public has spoken on whether to accept or reject the terms of a furth(...)