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.

post 30 June 2015
Read more on Matt's blog: Matt Frei After Greece, can the EU remain the world's most popular club?

Greece may only represent a fraction of Europe's economy. But in everything else that can't be easily measured by the IMF or ECB, it represents to much more.

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.

post 28 June 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greece referendum: did the euro just die at 4pm?

While the far left government will pose the referendum as a vote for or against austerity, the right will say its an in-out vote for the single currency and the EU itself.

post 27 June 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Tsipras goes for referendum on 5 July

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has just called a referendum on 5 July. This after spending most of the week locked in discussions with creditors...

article 25 June 2015 World, Greece
Syrian refugees arrive in Greece (Reuters)
Migrant crisis sets nation against nation within EU

With hundreds of migrants being rescued daily from overloaded boats in the Mediterranean, the EU is struggling to agree on an adequate response to the new arrivals.

post 24 June 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greece: a deal nobody believes in

While the proposal has caused outrage among the Greek conservatives and outrage among Syriza's left-wing voters, the real problem is bigger.

post 23 June 2015
EU renegotiation: what next and who matters

If David Cameron demands a lot of time from leaders at this week's EU summit, he risks looking like someone knocking on the door asking for milk when the neighbours' house is on fire.

post 23 June 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greece: could debt deal be scuppered from above?

The level of pressure that's being exerted on Syriza right now, I don't think is enough to derail a deal from below.

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