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Germany reacts to Greek referendum with anger, puzzlement and solidarity

Angela Merkel ‘respects’ the result in Greece but heads to meet François Hollande as Europe’s leaders and their advisers plan next moves<p>The German chancellor, Angela Merkel, is to head to Paris on Monday for urgent talks with French president François Hollande over how to avert a growing eurozone …

Meet Euclid Tsakalotos, the man who has replaced Yanis Varoufakis as Greece's new finance minister

Oxford-educated Euclid Tsakalotos took over the lead in Greece's bail-out negotiations in April. But is he really the acceptable face of Athens' Leftist government?<p>Greece's finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, who resigned this morning, achieved the previously unthinkable during his short time in …

Greece Votes 'No' In Austerity Referendum, Thousands Mass In Syntagma Square To Celebrate

Greek citizens have overwhelmingly voted ‘no’ in a snap referendum on whether to relent to fresh eurozone pressure that would impose further cuts in …

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Eight questions on the Greek euro zone crisis

Greece is only hours away from a national referendum that could reshape the country and the wider euro zone virtually overnight.<p>No country has left the euro zone since the common currency was introduced in 1999 – Greece would be the first if it goes. Even if it stays put, Greece faces unprecedented …

European equity markets plunge ahead of Greek referendum

On Friday, a leading eurozone stock index suffered its biggest weekly fall this year as investors await an outcome to the Greek referendum.<p>Global stock markets are braced for another tumultuous week as Greece goes to the polls today in what will be a decisive referendum on the future of the …

Defiant Greeks reject EU demands as Syriza readies IOU currency

Europe suffers biggest bloody nose since failed French and Dutch referenda a decade ago in Greek landslide revolt<p>Greek voters have rejected the austerity demands of Europe's creditor powers by a stunning margin, sweeping aside warnings that this could lead to the collapse of the banking system and …

Greece heads towards historic no vote against austerity measures

With more than 60% of the results counted, official projection from Greece’s interior ministry shows no vote set to win with an overwhelming 61% share<p>Greece is on the brink of a historic victory for the no vote against the austerity measures demanded by its international creditors, according to the …

'Crucified' Tsipras capitulates to draconian measures after 17 hours of late night talks: as it happened

Prime minister Tsipras forced to concede to toughest measures ever imposed on eurozone economy in return for opening talks on a new rescue package worth €86bn<p><b>• Deal to start further talks agreed after 17-hour negotiations</b> <b><br>• Government will have to pass raft laws through parliament Weds</b> <b><br>• "Crucified"</b> …

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Greece has become a battleground for the worst ideas of the 20th century

There will be no winners in this showdown between Left-wing fantasists and the European project’s true believers<p>Which of these do you find more repugnant: an autocratic European Union which is no longer bothering to conceal its intention to displace an elected government, or a shambolic clique of …

The week that Germany turned its back on Greece

After trust between the two broke at a key moment, the Telegraph travels to Frankfurt and Berlin to ask those in the know what will – or should – happen next<p>Things are hotting up in Berlin – quite literally. Inside Jakob-Kaiser-Haus, which houses the offices of around 60pc of Germany's MPs, staff …

EU warns of Armageddon if Greek voters reject terms

"Without new money, salaries won't be paid, the health system will stop functioning, the power network and public transport will break down," warns President of European Parliament<p>Greece risks a collapse of the medical system, power black-outs, and an import blockade, if the Greek people reject …

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