GREEK Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused international creditors yesterday of “serving particular interests” with their insistence on cuts.
Mr Tsipras had presented proposals for cutting Greek debt at the latest round of talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...
Thursday 25th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in World
Government agrees to increase taxes as debt deadline looms
Wednesday 24th Jun 2015
posted by James Tweedie in World
Optimism voiced after latest suggestions from Athens
Tuesday 23rd Jun 2015
GREEN energy boss Dale Vince lambasted the government yesterday, accusing it of “double standards” over plans to cut onshore wind subsidies, writes Paul Donovan.
The Ecotricity founder contrasted the subsidies cut with government support for the fossil fuel and fracking...
Monday 22nd Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Britain
IN CHRIS MULLIN’S novel and TV series A Very British Coup, left-wing Labour Party prime minister Harry Perkins finds himself besieged on all sides.
Senior figures in the security service, the military, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the US embassy, the Conservative Party...
Saturday 20th Jun 2015
posted by Morning Star in Editorial
Greek PM vows that Syriza won’t bow to austerity demands
Wednesday 17th Jun 2015
EUROCRATS and creditors denied yesterday that they had demanded pensions cuts as they pressed Greece to accept a bailout deal.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told a meeting of the bailout negotiation team that he had rejected demands by the European Central Bank, International...
Tuesday 16th Jun 2015
by Our Foreign Desk
FINANCIERS and Eurocrats leaned on Greece’s Syriza government to accept swingeing austerity cuts yesterday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said yesterday that talks should continue after the IMF pulled out on Thursday evening and recalled its...
Saturday 13th Jun 2015
GREEK negotiators were in Brussels yesterday to seek a last-minute deal to unlock bailout funds.
Government spokesman Gabriel Sakellaridis said the representatives would explore the “scope for convergence” with creditors and indicated...
Tuesday 9th Jun 2015
GREEK ministers warned yesterday that the government might ditch the euro if the country’s creditors did not drop austerity demands.
The announcement came after Greece postponed a looming €300 million (£220m) IMF loan repayment due...
Saturday 6th Jun 2015