European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. He will be questioned at a hearing in Brussels. Photograph: AP Photo/Christian Lutz

Lobbyists representing internet company Facebook could be banned from entering the European Parliament following a request by the parliament’s special(...)

Commissioner Pierre Moscovici: has vowed to prioritise taxation during his five-year term. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/Reuters

Ireland’s corporate tax regime is to come under the spotlight at a meeting of EU finance ministers today in Luxembourg with ministers due to discuss (...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras listen to speakers during a session at the Greek parliament. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Greece is bracing for the return to Athens of officials representing the reviled “troika” of creditors as the debt-stricken country prepares to start (...)

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras looks on after speaking to legislators at the arliamentary vote  in Athens, Greece, on Thursday.  Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg 1:35

Bailout negotiators are due to return to Athens to start talks on a massive new rescue package after Greece’s parliament approved tough new conditions(...)

 Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras arrives at a euro zone leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, yesterday. Photograph: Francois Lenoir/Reuters

Greece blinked first. In a 13-page document sent to its international lenders last Thursday night, Alexis Tsipras’s government agreed to a raft of spe(...)

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras reacts after arriving at the Greek parliament to address lawmakers in Athens. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Almost two weeks after the banks closed and their economy went into freefall, Greeks awoke this morning to news that a deal is taking shape to avert a(...)

Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister: Greece is reported as planning a reform package worth €12 billion over two years, a figure that reflects the country’s return to recession and the damage the economy has suffered in recent months. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has called his Syriza party deputies to a meeting this morning as he prepares the ground for a last-minute comp(...)

 Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras leaves at the end of a euro zone summit at the European Council headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday. Photograph: Laurent Dubrule/EPA 1:55

An agreement between Greece and its euro zone partners is still possible, EU Economics Commissioner Pierre Moscovici told Britain’s BBC radio on Wedne(...)

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(...)

Michael Noonan: ‘I thought there was a basis for a solution in the two papers.’ Photograph: Michel Euler/AP

The European Commission and the IMF have said the “door is still open” for Greece to negotiate with lenders, as the European Commission published th(...)