Andreas Georgiou, president of the Hellenic Statistical Authority, remains under fire in Greece for restating the country’s indebtedness. Photograph: Roy Gutman/MCT via Getty Images

Homer’s Greek heroes had different qualities – mercurial Achilles was renowned for his bravery in battle, whereas the more patient Odysseus overcame h(...)

Greece’s credibility with its European partners remains fragile. Photograph: Yiorgos Karahalis/Reuters

The European Union will step into a Greek political row over the national statistics agency on Wednesday, EU sources said, and is likely to defend the(...)