Greece’s interior minister, Nikos Voutsis: ‘The four instalments for the IMF in June are €1.6 billion. This money will not be given, and is not there to be given.’ Photograph: Alexandros Vlachos/EPA

Greece will be unable to meet its repayments to the International Monetary Fund next month unless it reaches a deal with creditors, Greece’s interi(...)

Greece will not make a debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund due next month as it does not have the money, the country’s interior minister Nikos Voutsis has said. Photograph: EPA

Greece will not make a debt repayment to the International Monetary Fund due next month as it does not have the money, the country’s interior minister(...)

Greek prime minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras (right) and the president of the European Investment Bank Werner Hoyer at an Eastern Partnership summit in Riga, Latvia, on Friday. Photograph: EPA/Valda Kalnina

Expectations that Greece could win some leeway from international creditors at an EU summit were dashed yesterday as the leaders of France and German(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has suggested a debt swap to push back debt payments to the ECB Photograph: EPA

Greece on Thursday offered a concession to its international lenders by pushing ahead with the sale of its biggest port, Piraeus. Greece has as(...)

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, said he is counting on a Monday meeting with his euro-area counterparts in Brussels to establish a “good paving stone” toward the release of the loans his country is seeking to avert a default. (Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg)

Euro-area governments are considering putting together an aid package for Greece to cushion the country’s economy if it was forced out of the euro, a(...)

Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, arrives for a government meeting at the Greek parliament in Athens on Tuesday.

The European Commission has warned Greece there is “still a lot of ground to be covered” before a deal can be reached with lenders, following confirma(...)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives for a cabinet meeting at the parliament building in Athens on Tuesday. Greece emptied an emergency IMF holding account to repay €750 million due to the international lender, a Greek central bank official said, avoiding default but underscoring the dire state of the country’s finances. (Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters)

Greece emptied an emergency IMF holding account to repay €750 million due to the international lender, a Greek central bank official said on Tuesday(...)

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, left, speaks as Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch finance minister and head of the group of euro-area finance ministers, reacts during a meeting of European finance ministers in Brussels, Belgium, on Monday, May 11, 2015. (Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg)

Greece dodged an economic bullet by persuading an increasingly-skeptical German-led bloc of creditors that it’s serious about delivering the tight-bud(...)

German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble: “If it fails, it won’t be because of us.” Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

Euro-zone finance ministers gather in Brussels this afternoon for a key meeting on Greece, amid mixed signals about whether an interim deal can be str(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras: honeymoon with Greece ended abruptly. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Oscar Wilde said every American bride is taken to see Niagara Falls on her honeymoon. “It is the second, if not the first, disappointment of marrie(...)