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When historians look back at the great Greek debt crisis, the figure of Yanis Varoufakis will feature large. Bold and brash, he did more to internatio(...)

Greece’s former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis drives his motorcyle with his wife Danae Stratou after exiting the finance ministry in Athens. Photograph: Fotis Plegas/EPA 1:48

The International Monetary Fund said on Monday it was monitoring the situation in Greece and was ready to lend a hand if asked following a referend(...)

A woman withdraws money from an ATM while others speak to an official of the bank, in Athens. Photograph: Louisa Goulimaki/AFP/Getty 1:48

Cafés are busy. The streets are choked with traffic. Tourists brave stifling heat to wander amidst the ruins of the Acropolis. The morning after thous(...)

Journalists follow outgoing Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis as he leaves his home in Athens on Monday. Photograph: EPA. 1:50

Greece’s chief negotiator in aid talks with international creditors, Euclid Tsakalotos, has replaced Yanis Varoufakis as the country’s finance ministe(...)

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, exits a polling station after voting in the national referendum in Athens. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

  The European Central Bank will consider whether to continue providing emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) to Greece at a scheduled meet(...)

Supporters of the No campaign react during the results of the referendum in Athens. Photograph: ORESTIS PANAGIOTOU/EPA

Greece’s ruling Syriza party hailed the overwhelming result as a triumph for its anti-austerity stance, while recriminations among Greek conservative(...)

People celebrate in front of the Greek parliament as the people of Greece reject the debt bailout by creditors on July 6th, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The European Union entered uncharted waters on Sunday night after Greek voters emphatically rejected an international bailout, defying warnings that a(...)

The euro fell as Greek voters rejected austerity demands, fueling concern the indebted nation is on track to exit the currency union

The euro fell as Greek voters rejected austerity demands, fueling concern the indebted nation is on track to exit the currency union. Australia’s dol(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras after placing his vote at a school in Athens. The sheer size of the No vote will make it difficult for European leaders to continue to play hardball with him. Photograph:  Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

The landslide decision of almost two-thirds of Greek voters to support their government in Sunday’s referendum will leave prime minister Alexis Tsipra(...)

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(...)