Greece Debt Crisis

Do We Want to Solve the Eurocrisis? Let's Look South!

Dr Mark Esposito | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Mark Esposito

This model of growth is inefficient from a macroeconomic perspective because it incurs into dispersion and disposal of public funds, but it could be very efficient from a microeconomic lens, which is where markets reside...

Greek Universities a Battleground for Austerity

Julie Tomlin | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK
Julie Tomlin

With unemployment among Greek women currently at 31.6 per cent compared to 24.6 per cent among men, the prospect of losing a job in the female-dominated public sector is a grim one.

What Is Driving the Greek Stock Market Recovery?

Martin Koehring | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Martin Koehring

Amid the debt crisis and concomitant economic depression, the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) lost 91% of its value between its peak in late October 2007 ...

'A Third Greek Bailout Is Inevitable'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK

Greece's economic problems could be so deep that it would need to be economically bailed out for a third time, Dutch finance minister Jerosen Dijsselb...

Greece's New Focus on Exports

Martin Koehring | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK
Martin Koehring

The Greek government and its EU/IMF creditors want Greece to attract investment (especially from abroad) and boost exports in order to bring about economic recovery. But Greece has traditionally been a relatively closed economy that is only slowly opening up.

Greece: Germany Owes Us €162 Billion For The Second World War

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.04.2013 | UK

Greece is considering slapping a €162 billion invoice on Germany as compensation for the Second World War. Athens has compiled a top-secret repor...

The Geopolitics of the Cyprus Crisis

Andrew Gawthorpe | Posted 23.05.2013 | UK Politics
Andrew Gawthorpe

By threatening to sour Russian-EU relations and even propel an EU member state into the arms of Moscow, the currency union is reviving tensions between old antagonists.

Let the Music Play: What Can Bring Hope to the Greek People?

Julie Tomlin | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Politics
Julie Tomlin

What happens when the mood of a whole nation can be characterised by hopelessness and despair? In Greece, where people have been on the receiving end of severe austerity measures and lived through six years of recession, it's a question that politics, as we know it, seems incapable of addressing.

Where Is the Greek Diaspora?

Tony Koutsoumbos | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK
Tony Koutsoumbos

I want to make contact with all the unsung heroes throughout the global diaspora who are already doing their bit; most importantly though, I want to help bring out of the woodwork all the Greeks living in the UK who, like me, fear for their families and the future of their country.

Gay People Are The 'New Jews In Greece'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

LGBT communities in Greece are experiencing an alarming rise in the number of violent hate crimes, according to a researcher writing for the Huffingto...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Reward For Failure?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK Politics

The ten things you need to know on Monday 12 November... 1) A REWARD FOR FAILURE? Is the BBC its own worst enemy? The corporation didn't need t...

Rage On Streets Of Athens Over €13.5bn Cuts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK

Greek MPs approved deep cuts in the country's latest round of austerity measures, deemed essential to the country's European Union membership, but rio...

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 9th October 2012

Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news, entertainment, culture and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Pictu...

Crisis? What Crisis?

The Huffington Post UK | David Hobbs | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Sport

As the birthplace of the Olympics, Greece deserves its high ranking in the pantheon of sporting achievements but in the current austere times the idea...

Political Cowardice Prolongs the Euro Pain

Michael Hewson | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK Politics
Michael Hewson

European politicians' attempts to resolve the debt crisis splintering Europe has resulted in a split.

Buying Time: Greece Pleads For More Time To Make Harsh Cuts

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK

The Greek Prime Minister has pleaded for "breathing space" to slash spending in the trouble nation, with talks about the country's future in the Euro ...

Pharmacists In Greece 'Running Out Of Medicine' Amid Crisis

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK

The economy in Greece is in such dire straits that pharmacists there are running out of medicine, a Panorama investigation has revealed. In the BBC...

Move 'Decisively And Quickly' Cameron Urges Greece

Posted 19.06.2012 | UK Politics

Prime minister David Cameron has called for Greece to move "decisively and swiftly" to form a new government, warning that "delay could be deadly". ...

Cameron: The Euro Is Still On The Brink Despite Greek Elections

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has signalled that the election of a pro-bailout party in Greece has done little to resolve the long-term problems within the eurozone, ...

Greece - Back From the Brink?

Iain Anderson | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK Politics
Iain Anderson

The last thing Europe and Greece needs is another set of elections and more indecision. We need to see the new Greek government formed within hours committed to paying its way in the world.

European Commission Denies 'Script' For Greek Euro Exit

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK

The European Commission denied on Tuesday that it was preparing a "script" for Greek exit from the eurozone. In the build up to a crucial Greek gen...

Greek Entry: Eurozone Collapse Could Lead To Migrants Flocking To UK

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.05.2012 | UK

The Home Office is planning for a possible large increase in immigration from Greece and other European Union nations in response to the crisis in the...

The Offshore Drain: Who Makes the Money Disappear?

Chris Morgan Jones | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK
Chris Morgan Jones

A week ago a German-born, British-educated lawyer called Michael Little was arrested at Kennedy Airport as he flew into New York. Mr Little is 61, once served in the Royal Marines, and lives in the English countryside with his wife, who was with him on the flight and would have watched him being led away. Bail was set at $2 million.

Silence Is 'Dangerous' For Cameron On Europe

Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

David Cameron has defended his decision to speak out on the eurozone crisis, saying it would be "dangerous" for him to stay silent. The prime minis...

Eurozone Crisis: Cameron Joins G8 Leaders For Talks

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

David Cameron today signalled that world leaders were ready to take action to tackle soaring oil prices. Speaking after holding bilateral talks wit...