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Europe on the edge

Analysis from Channel 4 News of the financial crisis which threatens the future of the euro.

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article 13 July 2015 World
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras (Getty Images)
'Austerity has won' - Eurozone bailout deal for Greece

Eurozone leaders have reached an agreement to provide an 86bn euro bailout to keep the near-bankrupt Greece in the single currency.

article 12 July 2015 World, Greece
Greece crisis: eurozone issues reforms-for-bailout demand

Greece is told it needs to enact key reforms by Wednesday in order to restore trust with eurozone leaders, who will then open talks to negotiate a bailout deal with the struggling country.

post 06 July 2015
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei Merkel's dilemma: give in to Greece or stand firm against democracy

Berlin had calculated that the Greek people would come to their senses and vote yes. The opposite happened - and Chancellor Merkel must now untangle a Gordian knot of a problem.

article 06 July 2015 World, Greece
Greek crisis: a 'new era for Europe'

Zoe Konstantopoulou, senior Syriza politician and speaker of the Greek parliament, tells Channel 4 News that a no vote in the country's referendum is the beginning of a new era for Europe.

article 02 July 2015 World
Referendum yes supporters protest in Athens (Reuters)
Greece referendum: Syriza urges voters to reject bailout

Politicians with Greece's ruling Syriza party, including Prime Minister Tsipras, say the country should vote no in Sunday's referendum, as the Bank of England warns of a "very dangerous" situation.

article 30 June 2015 World, Greece
Greece crisis: last-minute talks for a bailout deal

As the midnight deadline for Greece to repay 1.6bn fast approaches, last-minute efforts are underway to avert a chain of events that could lead to Grexit.

article 29 June 2015 World, Greece
Greece: 'Either we're all winners or losers' - Juncker

With European stock markets falling and banks closed in Greece, the president of the European Commission warns that "egotism" and "tactics" have hampered efforts to resolve the Greek crisis.

article 24 February 2015 World, Greece
Greek flag (Reuters)
Paul Mason by Greeks pledge reforms to secure new euro bailout

Eurozone finance ministers approve reform proposals by Greece - including measures to combat tax evasion and fuel smuggling - in support of its application for a four-month extension of its bailout.

article 12 February 2015 World, Greece
Yanis Varoufakis, Greece's finance minister (Getty Images)
Yanis Varoufakis: from Dylan Thomas to Titanic

He was elected to renegotiate Greek's international bailout. But Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is just as famous for the way he talks about economics. Here are some of his best quotes.