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(...)

A woman watches Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras’ TV announcement in a electronics shop in central Athens. The people will vote in a referendum on the rescue plan for their country on Sunday. Photograph: EPA

Greece’s international creditors will run the risk of a high-stakes referendum on a rescue plan for the country next Sunday after they bluntly rejecte(...)

Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister: Syriza’s disastrous negotiating strategy also means the Greek public is being offered a deal they would have probably secured anyway. Photographer: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

When the definitive history of the European Union is written, the closing weeks of June 2015 may stand out as one of the darkest hours. With Greek tee(...)

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(...)

Nein, the German word for no, in a piece of graffiti displaying the European Union’s flag and a euro symbol on a street in Athens, Greece ahead of a referendum on the country’s bailout terms scheduled for this weekend. Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has indicated he’s ready to end his standoff with creditors. Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Frantic negotiations are underway between Greece and its lenders after Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras made a last-ditch request for aid on Wednes(...)

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(...)

A worker at the State Printing Office in Athens packs printed ballot papers for Sunday’s referendum. Simela Pantzartzi/EPA.

The Greek debt crisis took a dramatic turn yesterday, as Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras announced he was seeking a third bailout for his country (...)

Protestors gather during a demonstration in support of the European Union (EU) in Athens, Greece on Tuesday. Photograph: Bloomberg

Euro zone finance ministers are to hold an emergency conference call on Wednesday to consider Greece’s request for a third bailout, after a last-minut(...)