Eurogroup president Jeroen Dijsselbloem has warned Greeks  their future in the euro is at stake. “One illusion must be swept from the table: that if the [referendum] outcome is negative, then everything can be renegotiated and you will end up with an easier and more attractive package.” Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty

Greece needs €60 billion in new financial help over the next three years and faces decades under a daunting mountain of debt that will make it vulner(...)

A woman walks past posters in Athens stating “No” ahead of Sunday’s referendum.  Photograph: Aris Messinis/AFP/Getty

After days of turmoil, things have turned relatively quiet in Brussels as focus turns to Sunday’s referendum in Greece. The Wednesday decision by the(...)

Anti-Euro protesters scuffle with riot police at the European Union representation offices in Athens, Greece, July 2nd, 2015. Photograph: Panayiotis Tzamaros/Reuters

Greece will need debt restructuring and a possible debt write-down to tackle its “unsustainable debt”, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on T(...)

Police stand guard as a woman withdraws money from an  in Athens on Thursday  during a demonstration supporting the No vote for the upcoming referendum on Greece’s bailout terms. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images.

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has told the Greeks public the problems they face because of closed banks “will not last long”. Mr Tsipras said he(...)

US president Barack Obama: keeping in touch with European leaders as US continues to monitor the Greek debt crisis. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty images

The Obama administration has again warned of the potential damage to the European economy and the knock-on effect on the US economy if the Greek de(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsirpas delivers a televised address to the nation from his office at Maximos Mansion on Wednesday. Photograph: Getty

Another day of turmoil unfolded in Brussels on Wednesday as the Greek public faced their third day of capital controls and persistent uncertainty over(...)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsirpas delivers a televised address to the nation from his office at Maximos Mansion  in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Getty 1:28

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has vowed to push on with his plan for a referendum this Sunday on the recent proposals from the country’s credito(...)

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gives a statement  on the situation in Greece, at the EU commission headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Reuters/Yves Herman

Jean-Claude Juncker took to the podium in the packed European Commission press room yesterday, but his focus was not the swarms of journalists that(...)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during a parliamentary session in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

The events that have unfolded over the past 48 hours appear to be pushing Greece closer towards the exit door. More than five years after it began its(...)

People line up to withdraw cash on the Greek island of Crete on Sunday. Photograph: Stefanos Rapanis/Reuters.

Greek banks will remain shut for an unspecified time and the country is imposing restrictions on bank withdrawals following a recommendation by the Ba(...)