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Greek Prime Minister Tsipras loses re-election to centre-right
Mitsotakis will be sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister today.
Greece's far-left Syriza party race ahead in exit polls as government concedes defeat
Exit polls have placed support for the party at between 35.5% and 39.5%.
Shots fired at Greek ruling party headquarters
One bullet smashed through the window of the office of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.
Greek parliament begins debate on latest €13.5bn austerity package
Parliament will spend the entire week debating the 2013 Budget, which will introduce another €13.5 billion in budget cuts.
Junior partners in Greek government set to veto latest Troika demands
Left-leaning partners in the coalition are rejecting Troika demands to make it easier to sack workers.
Greek leaders agree on €11.5 billion of new cuts
Antonis Samaras has convinced his junior coalition partners to drop their objections to further austerity measures.
Five days after he was appointed, Greek finance minister resigns
Vassilis Rapanos was hospitalised last week after reportedly fainting the day after he was appointed to the finance ministry.
New Democracy leader to be sworn in as Greek PM
Greek politicians have reportedly reached an agreement on forming a coalition government.
Greece: Pro-bailout parties announce 'preliminary' coalition deal
New Democracy and PASOK will hope to confirm a deal today, while Democratic Left may also be taken on board.
Asian markets surge, Spanish and Italian bond yields ease, after Greek vote
Dealers cheered the Greek result, which saw the New Democracy party win about 30 percent of the vote – while bond yields in Spain and Italy fell sharply.
Greece: Pro-bailout parties head into coalition talks
Yesterday, fears of an imminent Greek exit from Europe’s joint currency receded; today, talks on forming a new government begin.
Greek pro-bailout parties claim knife-edge elections
The eurozone breathes a sigh of relief.
Early exit polls in Greece show top two parties in tie
Greece could be set for more coalition talks as second election looks set to bring another stalemate.
Everything you need to know about today’s crucial election in Greece
Who’s running? What do they believe? And what happens if the new government rejects the bailout?
Greek election: Polls open as eurozone’s future hangs in balance
The first results will emerge at 5pm tonight, with EU leaders and financial markets watching nervously.
VIDEO: Arrest warrant issued after fight on Greek election TV debate
A spokesman for the far-right Golden Dawn party tried to punch one female rival after throwing water at another one.
Pro-bailout party retains narrow lead in Greek opinion polls
New Democracy is likely to get 23.4 per cent of the vote next month, with the anti-bailout Syriza on 22.1 per cent.
Last-ditch Greek talks fail to form unity government
Meetings between the country’s president and its three main party leaders fail to end the political stalemate in Greece.
Movies, MPs and Angry Birds: the week in statistics
Plus: How long it takes to ruin a two-hour debate, and the number of people who’d rather pick a convict than Obama.
Explainer: New elections? Euro exit? Just what is going on in Greece?
Political turmoil, soaring unemployment, falling markets, rubbish credit ratings. It’s all going off in Greece at the minute and not in a good way. But what’s going to happen next?
Greece faces second General Election as coalition hopes fade
As angry voters divided the spoils between a number of parties with hugely different ideologies, forming a government has proved impossible.