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(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan arrives for a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers  in Brussels. Photograph: Michel Euler/AP

A key meeting on Greece between euro zone finance ministers broke up without a deal yesterday as they sought yet more talks with Athens in anticipati(...)

The proposal by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras drew a rare positive nod from European officials ahead of marathon talks on Monday

A new proposal by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras drew a rare positive nod from European officials ahead of marathon talks on Monday, setting off (...)

A banner hangs in front of the Greek parliament during a pro-government rally calling on Greece’s European and IMF creditors to soften their stance in the cash-for-reforms talks in Athens. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Greek finance minister Yannis Varoufakis will face his euro zone counterparts at a crunch eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg today amid mounting fears t(...)

European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici defended EU proposals made to Greece to resolve its debt crisis and said it was now up to Athens to propose alternative budget remedies if it preferred

EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici has expressed confidence that Ireland will engage constructively with a proposal to introduce a mandatory common t(...)

Commissioner for economic and financial affairs Pierre Moscovici gives a press conference at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels.  The Commission presented an Action Plan for Fair and Efficient Corporate Taxation in the EU

The European Commission unveiled a new plan to make companies pay their “fair share” of taxes by aligning tax rules and increasing disclosure requirem(...)

The IMF announcement that it was leaving came as the European Union told leftist Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras bluntly to stop gambling with his cash-strapped country’s future and take crucial decisions needed to avert a devastating default. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

The International Monetary Fund has dramatically raised the stakes in Greece’s stalled debt talks, announcing that its delegation had broken off negot(...)

A Greek national flag flies from a flagpole on Acropolis hill in Athens, Greece, on Thursday Photograph: Bloomberg

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras will convene his inner circle to plot the next move in the standoff with international creditors after another rou(...)

European economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici warns that Ireland remains vulnerable to economic shock

EU economics commissioner Pierre Moscovici said “concrete proposals” were under discussion with Greece to settle its funding gap, but he warned that f(...)