Healthcare has borne the brunt of mass cuts.
Greece has undergone significant reforms in the last five years. A look at the effects on the country shows why Syriza's rejection of further austerity is not unreasonable.
Let’s be pragmatic about this.
Nobody will gain anything from prolonging the current stand-off; it is time for all parties to contribute towards a pragmatic agreement.
Just the two of us.
The EU membership renegotiations are already leaving David Cameron behind, but he can still seize the initiative again.
Fighting the debt effect. Greece is struggling at every level.
A call to break with the leadership of Greece's ruling party has highlighted the futility of debt-led austerity and the burden it places on people on the wrong side of a banker's bad bet.
Greece’s future in the eurozone is uncertain.
Why the Greek debt crisis shouldn't be viewed as a conflict between different countries, but one between workers across Europe and big business.
Are Britain and Germany going in the same direction?
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The Conservatives argue that the rest of Europe wants reform too. Is this true?
Hint … it’s more than sartorial advice.
Syriza came to power promising to renegotiate Greece's relationship with the EU. The fallout of their attempts to do so is a lesson for a UK that would try to do the same.
Big launch, small vision.
The Green Party doesn't appear to have thought about their EU policy very much.
Popular accounts add to the clouds gathering over Greece’s parliament.
Persistent misconceptions over the nature of the Greek bail-out play a subtle but key role in sustaining a damaging mythology – and preventing a viable treatment of the crisis.
Alexis Tsipras’ visit to Moscow this week drew a terse response from Angela Merkel, but no deal has been announced.
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As Greece wastes time seeking war repatriations to help cover its debts, a better solution would be debt forgiveness - with conditions.
One different wave lengths.
The advocates (and beneficiaries) of austerity are succeeding in cornering the country worst hit by the euro crisis.
Still not sure.
There is little appetite in Europe for substantive discussion of the UK’s place in the EU.
A tough course ahead.
The reforms required by Greece's bailout package are crucial to reviving its economy but politics could get in the way.
Greece’s relief could be short-lived.
Having secured a temporary debt deal, Greece must now come clean on the economic reforms it plans to get the country back on track.
Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis faces the press after reaching a deal with the Eurogroup.
Greece's loan extension agreement will keep it in the eurozone for the time being, but there's no guarantees it can become a responsible member.
With a temporary EU debt deal done, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis must now deliver his economic reform plan.
Crisis postponed. On Friday, Greece, the European Union (EU) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) brokered a four-month extension of bailout loans to the newly-installed government of Alexis Tsipras…
In need of a lifeline.
So long as there is uncertainty about Greece's place in the eurozone, turmoil in financial markets will continue.
Greece: the mouse that roared?
Ever since Greece elected its new Syriza government, there has been growing talk of Greece defaulting on its debt and leaving the eurozone. I’ve been arguing that once Greece achieved a primary budget…
Greek prime minister, Alexis Tsipras: praying for a new debt deal?
Greece and its creditors remain locked in a heated debate over how its debt should be financed. The newly elected Syriza government need to renegotiate their current bailout programme, in order to carry…
Syriza have shaken up European solidarity, but it doesn’t have to be a bad thing.
The emphatic rejection of disastrous austerity policies by the newly elected Greek government has caused consternation in eurozone capitals. Germany has been particularly strong in dismissing Greek pleas…