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# greece - Monday 13 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 13th 2015, 5:31 PM 10,774 Views 23 Comments

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

Yanis Varoufakis has a swipe at Ireland in his latest interview
# Parting Shot
# Parting Shot

Yanis Varoufakis has a swipe at Ireland in his latest interview

Jul 13th 2015, 5:16 PM 39,758 Views 213 Comments

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

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Jul 13th 2015, 1:00 PM 6,657 Views 0 Comments

All the day’s news so far? You’ll find it here.

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'
# Greek Tragedy
# Greek Tragedy

'This deal is misery, humiliation and slavery for Greece'

Jul 13th 2015, 12:42 PM 21,519 Views 110 Comments

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
# Wrecked
# Wrecked

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

Jul 13th 2015, 12:25 PM 12,572 Views 85 Comments

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
# Do As We Say
# Do As We Say

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

Jul 12th 2015, 9:20 PM 55,535 Views 173 Comments

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

Leo Varadkar got a dig in at Paul Murphy yesterday on Twitter
# Shade
# Shade

Leo Varadkar got a dig in at Paul Murphy yesterday on Twitter

Jul 12th 2015, 11:24 AM 31,759 Views 105 Comments

Ouch.

# greece - Saturday 11 July, 2015

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

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

Jul 11th 2015, 1:50 PM 26,010 Views 34 Comments

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
# Feta-compli?
# Feta-compli?

Greece latest: Eurozone ministers to make 'major' decision tomorrow

Jul 10th 2015, 11:00 PM 45,568 Views 241 Comments

The country is looking for a €53 billion bailout.

# greece - Thursday 9 July, 2015

The EU have now officially received Greece's bailout proposals
# Nick Of Time
# Nick Of Time

The EU have now officially received Greece's bailout proposals

Jul 9th 2015, 10:28 PM 23,907 Views 112 Comments

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

Michael O'Leary wants to give Greeks free flights (but he thinks their leaders are lunatics)
# Greek Style
# Greek Style

Michael O'Leary wants to give Greeks free flights (but he thinks their leaders are lunatics)

Jul 9th 2015, 5:09 PM 23,279 Views 111 Comments

And his message for the people: Stop drinking coffee, go back to work.

What happens to currencies when they die?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

Jul 9th 2015, 1:50 PM 189 Views 70 Comments

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# greece - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 8th 2015, 11:48 PM 13,758 Views 0 Comments

The UK Budget, Nama’s NI portfolio and Brian Cowen before the banking inquiry had people talking today.

Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout
# Late Late Show
# Late Late Show

Greece latest: Prime Minister makes formal request for third bailout

Jul 8th 2015, 8:17 PM 20,765 Views 93 Comments

Alexis Tsipras has vowed to present “credible” reform plans before a deadline of tomorrow night.

A senator is worried about Yanis Varoufakis' wife riding on a motorbike without a helmet
# Seanadigans
# Seanadigans

A senator is worried about Yanis Varoufakis' wife riding on a motorbike without a helmet

Jul 8th 2015, 4:01 PM 22,440 Views 107 Comments

Yep, really.

The power of water protests with no protesters
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

The power of water protests with no protesters

Jul 8th 2015, 12:00 PM 26,670 Views 90 Comments

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

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?

Jul 8th 2015, 8:39 AM 22,530 Views 114 Comments

It looks like Tsipras is on track to negotiating a sweeter deal.

This guy is going to pay the pension of the man crying outside a Greek bank
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

This guy is going to pay the pension of the man crying outside a Greek bank

Jul 8th 2015, 7:38 AM 33,247 Views 20 Comments

James Koufos realised he was a friend of his father’s.

# greece - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Hold onto your hats: there's to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

Hold onto your hats: there's to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece

Jul 7th 2015, 10:30 PM 36,602 Views 214 Comments

But according to European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Greece has until 8.30am on Friday at the latest to submit its final proposals.

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter
# No Laura 2.0
# No Laura 2.0

Pat Rabbitte is NOT going to write a steamy novel like Alan Shatter

Jul 7th 2015, 2:12 PM 13,661 Views 115 Comments

Sad news.

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Fianna Fáil: Brian Cowen did the right thing, we could have ended up like Greece

Jul 7th 2015, 1:35 PM 26,385 Views 133 Comments

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

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash
# Travel Advice
# Travel Advice

No fall off in holiday bookings to Greece but tourists told to bring lots of cash

Jul 7th 2015, 6:05 AM 14,412 Views 19 Comments

Tour operators say it’s business as usual and there are no special deals to be had.

# greece - Monday 6 July, 2015

Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts
# Shave And A Haircut
# Shave And A Haircut

Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts

Jul 6th 2015, 10:15 PM 99,002 Views 295 Comments

The European Central Bank raised the haircuts on its Emergency Liquidity Assistance to Greece this evening.

The Greek people have said no – so what's next?
# Opinion
# Opinion

The Greek people have said no – so what's next?

Jul 6th 2015, 5:32 PM 133 Views 166 Comments

Yesterday’s result will have inspired millions across Europe that the forces of the 1% can be taken on.

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw
# Opinion
# Opinion

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw

Jul 6th 2015, 1:00 PM 76 Views 99 Comments

It is in all our interests to bind up the economic and political wounds of the past seven years.

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?
# Explainer
# Explainer

What does Greece's No vote mean for Ireland?

Jul 6th 2015, 10:23 AM 35,538 Views 147 Comments

The next 48 hours will be crucial.

# greece - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Greek government on course to win landslide victory in historic referendum
# D-Day
# D-Day

Greek government on course to win landslide victory in historic referendum

Jul 5th 2015, 9:30 PM 107,782 Views 411 Comments

Celebrations are underway in Athens this evening.

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?

Jul 5th 2015, 10:15 AM 11,916 Views 64 Comments

Here’s what we learned when the former minister came into TheJournal.ie during the week.

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Greece accept the terms of a new bailout?

Jul 5th 2015, 9:31 AM 22,960 Views 229 Comments

Nai or oxi?

# greece - Saturday 4 July, 2015

'What the Troika is doing with Greece has a name – terrorism'
# Bailout
# Bailout

'What the Troika is doing with Greece has a name – terrorism'

Jul 4th 2015, 7:50 PM 37,790 Views 204 Comments

“Why did they force us to close the banks? To instill fear in people. And spreading fear is called terrorism.”

This Greek shopping street used to be the 10th most expensive in the world

This Greek shopping street used to be the 10th most expensive in the world

Jul 4th 2015, 8:15 AM 31,735 Views 53 Comments

Take a look at it now.

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go
# Opinion
# Opinion

It’s time to let Greece – and the euro – go

Jul 4th 2015, 8:00 AM 111 Views 78 Comments

The Greek problem will never be solved within the eurozone. It’s time to let them leave the euro, default on their loans, and try to rebuild from there with the drachma.

# greece - Friday 3 July, 2015

Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low
# To The Streets
# To The Streets

Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low

Jul 3rd 2015, 11:00 PM 33,159 Views 174 Comments

Around 25,000 people gathered to hear PM Alexis Tsipras speak this evening.

Opinion: Why are Mary Lou and Sinn Féin running away from Syriza?
# Reverse Ferret
# Reverse Ferret

Opinion: Why are Mary Lou and Sinn Féin running away from Syriza?

Jul 3rd 2015, 9:00 PM 61 Views 137 Comments

Yesterday, on this website, Mary Lou McDonald launched the process of distancing her party from the Greek ruling coalition Syriza, writes Fianna Fáil TD Timmy Dooley.