Demonstrators urge the Greek government not to compromise in the name row with neighbouring Macedonia, at Syntagma Square in Athens, on February 4th. Photograph: Valerie Gache/AFP/Getty

More than 100,000 Greeks have protested in Athens against any compromise deal with Macedonia to end a bitter 27-year-old dispute over its name. Since(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras: Continual change of direction is almost de rigueur in Greece, where adherence to the past can be fatal. Photograph: Eric Vidal/Reuters

For decades it has been agreed by politicians and educationalists that the Greek school and university system needs to be reformed. But, as with so ma(...)