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Alexis Tsipras: blamed the European Central Bank for caving in to political pressure to halt the vital funding that the banks needed. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/ Bloomberg

Describing Sunday’s referendum as coming five years too late, Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has said that voters are fully aware that voting No(...)

As partial details of the lenders’ proposal over Greek debt leaked out, members of the government and Syriza party of Alexis  Tsipras (above) denounced the conditions as “murderous” and unacceptable. Photograph: Alexandros Vlachos/EPA

Leftists in Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras’s party vented fury on Thursday at terms proposed by Greece’s creditors for a last-ditch deal to stave(...)

The Bundestag is expected to vote on the extension of the Greek loan programme on Friday after the eurogroup yesterday approved reform measures propo(...)