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#Greece

# greece - Today’s News

‘We want to help them but we can’t’: Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point

The country is dealing with it’s own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.

# greece - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Photos: Hundreds of refugees storm Macedonian border as police hurl stun grenades

Photos: Hundreds of refugees storm Macedonian border as police hurl stun grenades

Some 2,000 refugees and migrants have been stuck in no-man’s land between the two countries since Thursday.

# greece - Friday 21 August, 2015

Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election

It’s called Popular Unity.

# greece - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece

Alexis Tsipras has announced the vote will take place in September.

# greece - Monday 17 August, 2015

ITV journalist ‘tries to save man’ after apparent suicide in Greek harbour

Tom Bradbury says a number of police looked on as the man died.

# greece - Friday 14 August, 2015

Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos – but migrants won’t be allowed live on it

“It’s only for the screening and briefing of the Syrians,” an immigration official said.

Tsipras ‘doesn’t regret’ leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# greece - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos

There are said to be two toilets in the stadium.

# greece - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here’s what it means

After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.

# greece - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Why have we not heard anything about Greece for a while?

Why have we not heard anything about Greece for a while?

The has been plenty going on behind closed doors.

# greece - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From Business ETC Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency Eurozone

Varoufakis could face treason charges for planning alternative currency

His immunity to prosecution as a member of parliament must be revoked first.

The crisis in Greece has the people of Ireland shaking a bit

A new report on consumer confidence has also identified the closure of Clerys as having a negative impact.

# greece - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Greece latest: Tough new reforms passed in marathon late-night session

Relief for Alexis Tsipras – but he’s had to endure another major rebellion from his own party.

# greece - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Greece latest: Government wants final deal by 20 August

Politicians are due to vote on a second batch of reforms tomorrow in a fresh test of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ authority.

# greece - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

Homeless in Athens: ‘Greece never dies. But the Greeks will die.’

“No home, no bathroom, no life.”

# greece - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Greek banks to re-open on Monday with a €60 daily withdrawal limit

Nine ministers have been replaced after objecting to the embattled country’s latest bailout.

Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now

The cheapest one is on the market for €3 million.

‘Giving another bailout to Greece is like giving money to a drug addict’

“Maybe [Tsipras] didn’t really have a plan.”

# greece - Friday 17 July, 2015

A large-scale wildfire is blazing just outside Athens

The fire had broke out on Mount Ymittos, and is heading towards the suburb of Ilioupolis.

# greece - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Greece latest: Banks to reopen on Monday, but with a €60 withdrawal limit

The EU has expressed its satisfaction with Greece as its parliament passes a sweeping austerity bill in advance of the country’s third bailout.

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‘Alexis, let me give you a piece of advice… ‘: Enda reveals what he told the Greek prime minister

The Taoiseach has been defending the government’s stance on Greece.

# greece - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From Business ETC Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout Greek Drama

Greek parliament passes sweeping austerity bill in advance of third bailout

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a rebellion in Syriza, amid violent protests on the streets of Athens.

# greece - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Greek PM says he signed a deal he doesn’t believe in … but will implement

He added that he plans to carry out his responsibilities in office for the next four years.

Michael Noonan thinks the Greek referendum was an absolute disaster

The finance minister was speaking ahead of more talks in Brussels today.

Sinn Féin is standing by its friends in Greece

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# greece - Monday 13 July, 2015

From Business ETC Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout Done Deal

Tsipras has two days to convince his parliament about third bailout

A deal has been agreed – but it still needs to clear the Greek parliament.

From Business ETC There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash Olympic Feat

There are 3 big obstacles Greece needs to clear before getting more bailout cash

Politics could still stymie the country’s third rescue package.

Yanis Varoufakis has a swipe at Ireland in his latest interview

While not mentioning us by name, the former Greek finance minister hits out at the stance of other indebted countries in the bailout talks.

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‘This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece’

But some ordinary Greeks support a new bailout as the only option for their country.

Enda glad there’s a deal after a ‘bruising’ all-night session

Eurozone leaders reached a deal on Greece after some 17 hours of talks.

# greece - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Merkel turns the screw as Greece faces intense pressure to accept tough reforms and austerity measures

Tonight’s talks have been described as a “mental waterboarding” of the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras.

# greece - Saturday 11 July, 2015

From Business ETC Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down Keep Greece Flying

Ryanair wanted to offer free flights around Greece, but was turned down

The airline has launched a campaign to encourage tourism and travel in the embattled country.

# greece - Friday 10 July, 2015

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make ‘major’ decision tomorrow

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday! Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# greece - Thursday 9 July, 2015

The EU have now officially received Greece’s bailout proposals

But will the proposals be sufficient to see a deal being done to keep Greece in the EU?

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