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

Following months of acrimonious and ultimately fruitless negotiations, the Greek public has spoken on whether to accept or reject the terms of a furth(...)

 People celebrate in front of the Greek parliament as early polls predict a win for the Oxi, or No, campaign in the Greek austerity referendum. Photograph: Getty

So Greece has voted no. What happens next? Like every step in this dramatic saga, there are still a number of possible outcomes. The No vote makes a(...)

The  European Central Bank HQ in Frankfurt: Kenneth Rogoff believes  Northern Europeans are being “penny wise and pound foolish” not to agree to broad writedowns for vulnerable economies in Europe. Photograph: Daniel RolandAFP/Getty Images

Ireland should go back to the negotiating table for a “significant” debt writedown after the crisis in Greece is resolved, a former International Mone(...)

A supporter of the No vote waves a Greek flag after the first results of the referendum at Syntagma square in Athens. Photograph: AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti

Greece held its breath. So did the rest of Europe. On the stroke of 7pm on Sunday, Athens time, as polling stations across the country closed their do(...)

A ballot box is emptied by a voting official at the closing of polling stations in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters

Greeks have voted overwhelmingly No in a historic bailout referendum, partial results are showing, defying warnings from across Europe that a rejec(...)

San Juan, Puerto Rico -    Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla addresses the island’s residents last week    about the       $73 billion debt crisis. He insisted that  the people on the island will have to sacrifice and share in the responsibilities for pulling the island out of debt. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images.

Nobel economics laureate Paul Krugman, in the New York Times, urges the Greeks to vote “No” in the referendum tomorrow. So does fellow laureate Joseph(...)

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, leaves the finance ministry in Athens on Wednesday. He says he will resign if the voters back a Yes in referendum on Sunday. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

When I attended a major economics conference in Athens this time last year, I was struck by the mood of cautious optimism about the prospects for the (...)

Contrasting styles . . . Greece prime minister Alexis Tsipras and Taoiseach Enda Kenny chat during a recent summit. Photograph: EPA/Julien Arnand.

The reckless and chaotic way the Syriza government is risking the future of the Greek people in a game of political poker it can’t win throws a favour(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras addresses  supporters during a  No campaign rally in Syntagma Square in preparation for Sunday’s referendum, on July 3rd, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Photograph:  Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Greek voters go to the polls on Sunday in a historic referendum that could determine their country’s future in the single currency, after the state’s (...)

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, who said on RTÉ radio yesterday that a Greek bailout deal was imminent. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

The euro zone’s rescue fund has warned Greece it could demand the repayment of bailout loans early following the country’s non-payment of an Intern(...)