Anti-fascist protesters outside the court where the trial of leaders and members of the Golden Dawn far-right party was taking place on Wednesday. After a five-year trial, the court found the Golden Dawn leader Nikos Michaloliakos and six associates guilty of running a criminal group. A supporter, Giorgos Roupakias, was found guilty of murder and 15 others were convicted of conspiracy. The neo-Nazi party won 18 MP seats in 2012 as the country grappled with a financial crisis. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Before the Athenian court on Wednesday passed judgment on 68 members of Europe’s most virulent neo-Nazi party, Golden Dawn, the Greek people had alrea(...)

Alexis Tsipras, leader of Greece’s left-wing Syriza party. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Greeks have decided to grant Alexis Tsipras a second term in office as prime minister in a general election that returned his leftist Syriza party (...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras arrives to cast his ballot at a polling station in Athens on Sunday. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Casting his vote in Sunday’s referendum, Greece’s prime minister said that the Greek people were determined to “trump fear” and to carve a new path fo(...)

Golden Dawn party’s Ilias Panagiotaros delivers a speech during a rally in Athens last May. The far right party aims to become  Greece’s third political force in the elections on January 25th. Photograph: Reuters

It’s doubtful whether the rally’s organisers intended the analogy, but the sight of rows of people staring at an empty stage and breaking into chants (...)

Far-right Golden Dawn lawmaker Giorgos Germenis (right), who is in custody pending trial, gestures during his speech before a vote in the Greek parliament. Photograph: Reuters

Greek far-right party, Golden Dawn, has been permitted to contest next week’s European elections in a closely-watched ruling by the country’s Supreme (...)

Extreme-right Golden Dawn party leader Nikos Michaloliakos is escorted by anti-terror police after judicial authorities sent him to jail ahead of his trial last night. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

The head of Greece’s extremist right-wing Golden Dawn party has been jailed pending trial on charges of running a criminal organisation in an investig(...)

Four politicians from the extremist right-wing Golden Dawn party are due in court for a preliminary hearing into charges of participating in a crimina(...)

Leader of the extreme far-right Golden Dawn party Nikos Michaloliakos (centre) is escorted by anti-terror police as he exits Greek police headquarters, in Athens on  Saturday. Photograph: Angeliki Panagiotou/AP Photo

Investigating magistrates specialised in combating corruption will tomorrow begin formally indicting key figures from Greece’s neo-Nazi Golden Dawn pa(...)

Extreme-right Golden Dawn party lawmaker Ilias Panagiotaros is escorted by anti-terrorism police officers as he arrives at a courthouse in Athens. Photograph:  Giorgos Moutafis/Reuters

A Greek MP sought by police surrendered today, bringing to six the number of legislators from the extreme-right Golden Dawn party now in custody and a(...)

Nikos Michaloliakos, leader of Golden Dawn, last month referred to two Greek citizens, sons of Nigerian immigrants, as “chimpanzees”. Photograph: John Kolesidis/Reuters

A report in these columns in July that an Italian senator had referred to the black Italian minister for integration as an “orangutan” should not give(...)