Prime Minister poised to swap his promises of 'far-reaching' reform for a poor compromise deal on migrant benefits as the best he can get.Read the full story ›
The prime minister's bid to curb EU migrant benefits is supported across Europe, but there's a growing crisis over Middle East refugees.Read the full story ›
What happens is that it is only after a referendum defeat that there are real negotiations ahead of an inevitable re-vote, says James Mates.Read the full story ›
The latest EU emergency summit has to done very little to solve the refugee crisis other than create bitter arguments between members.Read the full story ›
Europe's asylum, immigration and freedom of movement laws "wholly inadequate" to deal with arrival of hundreds of thousands of people.Read the full story ›
After a day where thousands of migrants tried to make their way to Germany, tonight they are sleeping on Budapest's streets.Read the full story ›
The banks aren't open today and it seems very unlikely they're going to open tomorrow.
The money taps have been turned off by the European Central Bank and until they get switched back on again, the Greek banks cannot open.
But you can't run a major economy when people can't get money out of the banks, when firms can't pay people because they can't do bank transfers, when companies can't pay for goods or imports.
If those money taps aren't turned back on by the ed of the week and the banks aren't re-opened, Greece will have to start producing some form of alternative currency - even if they don't call it the Drachma.
The fallout of Greece's decision to reject the terms of an international bailout will have repercussions for the rest of Europe.Read the full story ›
The success of the No camp is mainly due to Tsipras convincing people a No vote will strengthen their hands in negotiations.Read the full story ›