post 13 July 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog EU hopes what Alexis agreed, Athens will enact

Juncker and Merkel saying early today they are confident Athens will do as it is told and as its own leader has negotiated, but the scale of the Greek PM's U-turn remains breath-taking.

post 07 July 2015
Read more from Jonathan Rugman his blog Greece's rebellion will only harden Germany's approach

If Angela Merkel has her way, the euphoria in Athens about Sunday's referendum result will prove short lived. There is a discernible hardening of attitudes in Berlin.

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 03 July 2015 UK, Germany
Dustin Brown (Reuters)
Jordan Jarrett-Bryan by Wimbledon: who is Dustin 'Dreddy' Brown?

World number 102 Dustin Brown causes the first major upset of this year's Wimbledon by beating Rafael Nadal. Could his winning form take him to the quarter finals and a clash with Andy Murray?

article 24 June 2015 World, Germany
Drones to deliver abortion pills into Poland

Abortion rights activists will use drones to move packages of medical abortion pills from Germany into Poland. Access to abortion in Poland is among the most restricted in Europe.

post 19 June 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greek crisis: crunch time

The country will divide: right versus left - as it has been divided since British tanks rolled into Syntagma Square in 1944 to install former Nazi collaborators into office.

article 07 June 2015 World, Ukraine
Obama vows to stand up to Russian 'aggression'

US President Barack Obama promises to stand up to Russia over its Ukraine stance as world leaders gather for the G7 summit.

article 06 June 2015 World, Germany
Cameron's crusade to wipe out 'cancer' of corruption

Spurred on by recent allegations against Fifa, David Cameron will urge the G7 group of world leaders to target corruption in business and government around the world.

post 05 June 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greece: will Alexis Tsipras wave a writ at Europe?

While Tsipras, Varoufakis and their negotiators have been trying to get the country's debt reduced via the IMF and ECB, Zoe Konstantopoulou has been working to get it declared invalid.

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