Alexis Tsipras, Greece’s prime minister, has so far pledged to repay in full obligations to the International Monetary Fund and the ECB, as well as private bondholders. (Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg)

In Athens, the unspeakable is at risk of becoming the inevitable. Market metrics show Greece is in danger of sinking under the burden of its de(...)

The IMF has issued a warning on public sector pay, saying the Government should contain the wage bill as the advancing recovery starts to “fire on all cylinders”.

The International Monetary Fund has issued a warning on public sector pay, saying the Government should contain the wage bill as the advancing recover(...)

 High school students march holding a Greek national flag during a school parade marking Greek Independence Day in Athens on Tuesday. The Greek government has positively assessed the meeting between Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that took place March 23rd. (Photograph: SIMELA PANTZARTZI/EPA)

Greece risks running out of cash by April 20th unless it secures fresh aid, leaving it little time to convince sceptical creditors it is committed (...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras  blamed ECB limits on Greece’s ability to issue short-term debt as well as euro zone bailout authorities’ refusal to disburse any cash before Athens adopts a new round of reforms. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Greece’s financial aid programme is set to be changed to accommodate its new government, a senior European Central Bank official said on Monday, notin(...)

The State is now able to borrow money at record low interest rates.

The State has repaid more than €18 billion of the original €22.5 billion debt due to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailout loan.The National T(...)

The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany. Thousands of people are expected to march in Frankfurt on Wednesday to protest against austerity policies. Photo: Bloomberg

Thousands of people are expected to march in Frankfurt on Wednesday to protest against austerity policies they blame on the European Central Bank, as (...)

Local residents carry their belongings along a road after Cyclone Pam hit, on the outskirts of Port Vila, the capital city of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. Photograph: Unicef/Reuters/Handout via Reuters 0:59

Reports from the outer islands of Vanuatu painted a picture of utter destruction after a huge cyclone tore through the South Pacific island nation, fl(...)

Ukraine’s Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko and Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk address the media during a news briefing in Kiev March 11th, 2015. The International Monetary Fund’s board signed off on a $17.5 billion  four-year aid program for Ukraine on Wednesday, the second attempt in less than a year to pull its economy back from the brink of bankruptcy. (Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters)

The International Monetary Fund has agreed to pump $10 billion into Ukraine’s troubled economy over the next year, providing swift assistance for the (...)

European Central Bank President (ECB) Mario Draghi delivering a speech during an official dinner at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus on Wednesday. The ECB, meeting in Cyprus, is expected to keep rates on hold and probably lift growth forecasts to reflect a string of positive data surprises.  (Photograph: EPA)

Keen to keep a low profile over the Greek crisis, the European Central Bank will focus on improved growth prospects on Thursday and unveil some but n(...)

Pedro Passos Coelho: “The market conditions that Portugal has access to now are more favourable that those agreed on with the IMF and therefore we will save in the future by paying part of the IMF loan early.”  Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Portugal plans to make an early payment of about €14 billion of its bailout loans from the International Monetary Fund after borrowing costs dropped, (...)