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People celebrate in front of the Greek parliament as the people of Greece reject the debt bailout by creditors on July 6th, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

The European Union entered uncharted waters on Sunday night after Greek voters emphatically rejected an international bailout, defying warnings that a(...)

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis  and his wife Danae (R) pictured attending an address by the Greek prime minister in  Athens on Friday. Photograph: Aris Messinisaris Messinis/AFP/Getty Images

Europe will lose a trillion euro if it allows Greece to go under, the country’s finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Saturday, accusing creditors(...)

Yanis Varoufakis, Greece’s finance minister, who said on RTÉ radio yesterday that a Greek bailout deal was imminent. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

The euro zone’s rescue fund has warned Greece it could demand the repayment of bailout loans early following the country’s non-payment of an Intern(...)

Demonstrators gather in front of the Greek parliament building in Syntagma Square in Athens to attend an anti-Austerity rally. Photograph: Jean-Paul Pelissier/Reuters

Thousands of Greeks staged rival rallies on Friday ahead of a weekend referendum that may decide the country’s future in Europe’s single currency, wit(...)

An elderly man cries outside a national bank branch as pensioners queue to get their pensions in Thessaloniki on Friday. Photograph: AFP

The European Commission has denied talks are ongoing between the Greek government and EU lenders on a bailout deal ahead of Sunday’s referendum. Speak(...)

 German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schäuble at a press briefing during the special Eurogroup Finance ministers meeting on the Greek crisis  in Brussels. Photograph: EPA/Olivier Hoslet

Chancellor Angela Merkel will hold emergency meetings today with German political party leaders, and parliamentarians of her Christian Democratic Unio(...)

People line up to withdraw cash on the Greek island of Crete on Sunday. Photograph: Stefanos Rapanis/Reuters.

Greek banks will remain shut for an unspecified time and the country is imposing restrictions on bank withdrawals following a recommendation by the Ba(...)

 Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis at the start of a special Eurogroup Finance ministers meeting on Greek crisis at EU council headquarters in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

Greece’s finance minister Yanis Varoufakis said his country is still facing demands from creditors that it cannot agree to. He said Greece’s commitme(...)

Tourists stand under a Greek national flag atop the Acropolis hill in Athens, June 14th, 2015. Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras said he was willing to accept unpalatable compromises to secure a deal with international creditors provided he gets debt relief in return, something that Germany refuses to countenance. Photograph: Kostas Tsironis/Reuters

There are increasing fears that a last-ditch deal for Greece will not be agreed before Thursday’s key eurogroup meeting. It comes after discussions be(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras said he was willing to accept unpalatable compromises to secure a deal with international creditors, provided he gets debt relief in return. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras said he was willing to accept unpalatable compromises to secure a deal with international creditors, provided he g(...)

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