Criminal charges could  be brought against the former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, following revelations of his secret plan to establish an alternative currency. Photograph: Getty

The scene has been set for possible criminal charges to be brought against the former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, following revelations (...)

A European Union flag flutters outside the Athens stock exchange

Talks between Greece and its international creditors on a third bailout began in Athens on Monday but the lenders want to see more reforms turned into(...)

Newly appointed Greek energy minister Panos Skourletis says Greece will look to alternatives to privatising its power grid. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Greece will look to alternatives to privatising its power grid operator ADMIE as part of a new bailout deal with its lenders, Energy Minister Panos Sk(...)

Alexis Tsipras: the inspectors’ return is humiliating for the prime minister, who won power in January promising to dismantle the troika. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

In an inauspicious start to talks over awarding Greece a third bailout, international officials have postponed the negotiations after failing to ag(...)

Greek  prime minister Alexis Tsipras accepted the creditors’ terms even though Greek voters had rejected an earlier offer in a referendum

Talks on tying up a new bailout deal for Greece failed to start on Friday as had been expected, with officials blaming security worries for delaying t(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras listen to speakers during a session at the Greek parliament. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Greece is bracing for the return to Athens of officials representing the reviled “troika” of creditors as the debt-stricken country prepares to start (...)

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras looks on after speaking to legislators at the arliamentary vote  in Athens, Greece, on Thursday.  Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg 1:35

Bailout negotiators are due to return to Athens to start talks on a massive new rescue package after Greece’s parliament approved tough new conditions(...)

People line up outside a National Bank branch in Athens 1:05

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras faces his second major test in a week in parliament on Wednesday over reforms he wants lawmakers to adopt so bailo(...)

A pensioner holds a priority ticket outside a National Bank branch as they wait to receive part of their pensions in Athens. Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters

The Greek government submitted legislation to parliament on Tuesday required by its international lenders to start talks on a multi-billion euro rescu(...)

A customer enters a Piraeus Bank SA bank branch while another uses an automated teller machine (ATM) as banks reopen in Athens, Greece, on Monday, July 20th, 2015. However economists are still warning that there’s still a danger that Greece will be forced out of the euro region by the end of 2016. (Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg)

Don’t pack away the currency presses just yet, Greece’s euro exit may be back on the table next year. There’s still a danger that Greece will be force(...)