Greek Debt Crisis

Anger In Euroland, Where 'Good News' Is Just for the Markets

Martin Whitlock | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Politics
Martin Whitlock

European finance ministers reacted angrily, it was reported, to what they perceived to be Greek intransigence during their meeting in the Latvian capi...

The Greek People Have Punctured the Smugness of the 'Moneymen'

Adnan Al-Daini | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Politics
Adnan Al-Daini

The humiliation of Greece by foreign politicians and unelected bodies, dictating what Greece must do regardless of what harm it causes its people, must be too much to bear in a country that gave the world the concept of democracy.

Game Theory and the Greek Election

Kitty Ussher | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Politics
Kitty Ussher

This time round, with elections due on Sunday, the popularity of the anti-austerity party, Syriza, is greater but the market atmosphere is calmer, helped by the ECB's long awaited announcement on Thursday that it would commence a programme of quantitative easing designed to boost demand.

Jessica Elgot

EU President Backs Calls For 'Compromise' On Troika's Greece Demands | Jessica Elgot | Posted 29.11.2014 | UK

STRASBOURG – Europe must be prepared to make new compromises over Greek debt or risk the nation forfeiting its timid growth and spooking potential n...

Greece: Hope In Short Supply

Simon Mack | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK
Simon Mack

They tell me under this island is Europe's richest deposits of oil and gas, the Chinese Prime Minister visited this month, and the government here are getting paid to allow the Syrian Chemical weapons arsenal to be poured into the sea just off the North Western coast... Exactly why is this Doctor serving me coffee earning a little over 400 euro per month (£320 approx.) in the process? She can't answer that one either.

Remembering the Greek Debt Paradox

Paulo Casaca | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Politics
Paulo Casaca

To restructure Portuguese debt will be at best a loss of credibility in the state of law and a loss of time; at worse it might just be the beginning of an unpredictable extrication of the whole of the Euro-zone system.

'We Should Shut Down The BBC To Save Money'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.06.2013 | UK

In the aftermath of the shock decision to haul Greece's state broadcaster off air in a radical austerity measure has been welcomed by some in Britain,...

Is the UK Set to Become Part of the 'Post-developed' World?

Thomas Midlane | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK Politics
Thomas Midlane

It might be time to start preparing for 'post-developed, de-developing' Britain.

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...

Stun Grenades, Teargas And Nazis As Athens Protests Turn Violent

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

Police in Athens have fired teargas and stun grenades at protesters, some of whom were dressed in Nazi uniforms, demonstrating against a visit by Germ...

Athens Activists Hold Nazi-Style Protest Over Merkel Visit

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 09.10.2012 | UK

Angry demonstrations featuring activists dressed as Hitler and Nazis are being held on the streets of Athens, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel visit...

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 26th September 2012

Posted 25.11.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by the Huffington Post's own picture editors Elliot Wa...

No 'Breathing Space' for Greece

Martin Koehring | Posted 23.10.2012 | UK Politics
Martin Koehring

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras won the June general election promising to renegotiate the terms of the Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) that accompany the two EU/IMF bail-out deals (worth a total of €240bn) that Greece has to implement to avoid sovereign default.

Greek Elections 2012 - Somebody Turn On The Lights

Gerard Papasimakopoulos | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Politics
Gerard Papasimakopoulos

Greece is bombing out the euro. Greece is going no place, the country's place is in the eurozone, anyone who says otherwise should be put away in the lunatic asylum right next to the Napoleons.

Clegg Says Greek Exit Will Cause 'Irrevocable Damage'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Politics

A Greek withdrawal from the euro would cause "unpredictable, irrevocable damage" to the single currency that "no rational person" should advocate, Nic...

Cameron Calls For 'Lasting Solution' To Euro Turmoil

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK

David Cameron has called for a "lasting solution" to the eurozone crisis after enduring 18 EU summits on the subject since he became prime minister. ...

Cameron Urges 'Decisive Action' On Greece At Brussels Summit

Posted 23.07.2012 | UK

David Cameron has urged fellow EU leaders to take "decisive" action over Greece and agree longer-term plans to beat the wider eurozone crisis. Arri...

EU Summit Fails To Inspire Market Confidence

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK

A summit of EU leaders failed to inspire confidence among investors on Wednesday as European markets suffered further heavy losses amid ongoing fears ...

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...

Ken Clarke: Europe's Banking System Already 'In Tatters'

Posted 21.05.2012 | UK

Ken Clarke has delivered a stark warning about the consequences of Greece crashing out of the eurozone, saying Europe's banking system was already "in...

The Queen's Jubilee: A Cause for Celebration or Concern?

Ellen Grace Jones | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ellen Grace Jones

The bunting is prepped, the flags unfurled, but it has to be asked: in these increasingly impoverished times, do we really have reason to celebrate?

Ken Clarke: Europe's Banking System Already 'In Tatters'

PA | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK Politics

Ken Clarke delivered a stark warning about the consequences of Greece crashing out of the eurozone today, saying Europe's banking system was already "...

Cameron Warns Hollande 'UK Will Not Back Transaction Tax'

PA | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron today issued a blunt warning to French President Francois Hollande that Britain would not accept a Europe-wide financial transaction tax...

FTSE Loses £80bn In One Week

PA | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

The eurozone storm showed no signs of clearing tonight as fears over Spain and Greece saw £80bn wiped from the value of London's leading shares index...

Spain Calls For Calm After It Auctions Off Antonio Banderas

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Comedy

The Spanish government called for calm today after it sold off one of its biggest assets, Antonio Banderas. It appears that the auctioning of the ...