German leader Angela Merkel and French president Francois Hollande have called for an EU summit on Tuesday to discuss the Greek financial crisis.
Greece faced an uncharted future as its interior ministry predicted that more than 60% of voters had rejected creditors’ demands for more austerity in exchange for rescue loans.
Greeks have started voting today in the closely-watched bailout referendum which could decide their future in the eurozone.
A protest is being held in solidarity with the Greeks calling for a No vote in the referendum.
Greek voters are in turmoil on the eve of a closely-watched bailout referendum over whether to defy creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially seek new political leadership to find a compromise.
Greeks are almost evenly split over Sunday’s bailout referendum, according to an opinion poll.
Rival campaigns in Greece’s bailout referendum are ending with rallies planned in Athens for Yes and No supporters just yards apart.
Greece is braced for more chaos on the streets outside its mostly shuttered banks after Athens and its creditors halted talks on resolving the country’s deepening financial crisis until a referendum this weekend.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has vowed to press ahead with his country’s bailout referendum on Sunday.
A breakthrough may be on the cards in the crisis over Greece's future in the Eurozone.
Greece has slipped further into the financial abyss after the bailout programme it relied on for five years expired.
Greece’s international bailout has expired, and with it any access the country could have to existing financing from its eurozone partners and the International Monetary Fund.
Greece has slipped deeper into its financial abyss, with the bailout programme it has relied on for five years set to expire and the country due to become the first developed nation to miss a payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Update at 8pm
Eurozone finance ministers have rejected a request from Greece to extend the country's bailout, following an emergency conference call this evening.
The Greek public go to the polls for a crucial referendum on Sunday having been warned that rejecting the proposal from the country's creditors could lead to it crashing out of the euro.
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has confirmed his country will not make its payment due later to the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Defiant Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has urged his people to reject terms set by his country’s creditors, insisting a No vote in Sunday’s referendum would strengthen his negotiating hand.
Mounting concerns about Greece have hit the markets after talks between the country and its creditors broke down.
The European Commission chief, Jean-Claude Juncker, has said he feels "betrayed" by the "egotism" showed by Greece in the failed debt talks.
The euro has tumbled this morning against other currencies because of the Greek debt crisis.
Greece’s five-year financial crisis has taken its most dramatic turn yet, with the cabinet deciding banks would remain shut for six business days with restrictions imposed on cash withdrawals.
Greek banks will remain shut for an unspecified time and the country is imposing restrictions on bank withdrawals following a recommendation by the Bank of Greece, the country’s prime minister has said.
The European Central Bank has refused to increase emergency credit to Greek banks, maintaining its current level of funding instead.
The Finance Minister said he cannot speculate what the result of Greece's decision to hold a referendum on any bailout will mean for the Eurozone.
The Greek parliament is to debate whether or not to approve the government's planned referendum on the creditors' latest proposal for a bailout.
Greece’s radical left-wing government announced a referendum on the latest proposed bailout deal – and urged voters to reject it.
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has announced he will hold a referendum on whether to accept a bailout deal with the country’s creditors.
It is reported Greece has been offered a six-month bailout extension in return for agreeing to more austerity measures.
European leaders want a debt financing agreement with Greece agreed over the weekend, just days before Athens has to meet a crucial repayment deadline that carries the risk of bankruptcy and euro-exit.
French president Francois Hollande has urged Greece and its international creditors to speed up talks on new loans for the country, as a default would affect the entire continent.
Crisis talks between Greece and its creditors have resumed in Brussels, in a last-minute effort to prevent a default.
Crucial talks between Greece and its international creditors have ended without result, casting fresh doubt over the country’s future in the euro.
Expectations were low among eurozone finance ministers gathering in Brussels that a deal to get more bailout loans for Greece could be reached at a meeting tonight.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has flown to Brussels in hopes of clinching a bailout deal that might keep his country from defaulting on its debt and falling out of the euro currency bloc.
Greece’s government has defended the billions worth of “harsh” new budget savings it has offered in talks with creditors, as some of the governing party’s own lawmakers spoke out against them.
Greece's economic reforms plan includes "harsh" measures the government would not have proposed had it had a choice, a spokesman has said.
US stocks advanced yesterday as investors grew more optimistic that there would be a breakthrough in talks between Greece and its lenders.
Greece has finally offered economic reforms that creditors consider closer to being acceptable, giving Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a few days to clinch a deal that might stop the country leaving the euro.
Leaders of the 19-nation eurozone are gathering in Brussels for a last-ditch summit aimed at clinching a deal between Greece and international lenders as a major debt payment deadline looms.
The head of the European Council has accused leaders of playing a "game of chicken" over Greece - and says it needs to end now.
Russia is willing to consider giving financial aid to Greece, a Russian government official said, ahead of talks between the leaders of the two countries.
Bailout talks with Greece have yielded very little and no agreement is in sight yet, the eurozone’s top official has said.
Greek PM Alexis Tsipras says demands by the country’s rescue lenders to slash pensions are “incomprehensible” and warned that a failure in bailout talks would hurt all of Europe.
Greece has insisted it is ready to return to bailout talks “at any moment” after a breakdown in negotiations with creditors pushed the country closer to bankruptcy and jolted international markets.
Greece is facing acute international pressure, notably from US president Barack Obama, to secure a deal with creditors amid fears of a Greek debt default and exit from the euro.
Greece has taken up its right to bundle together the four payments it has to make to the International Monetary Fund in June into one at the end of the month - a sign that the country is struggling to make ends meet.
Greece’s prime minister has entered crunch bailout talks with creditors in Brussels.
Greece has submitted a proposal for an agreement with its creditors as Athens seeks a deal that will unlock desperately needed rescue money.
The head of the International Monetary Fund's admitted there is "potential" for Greece to still leave the Euro.
Greece’s cash-strapped government insisted it was “very close” to reaching a vital deal with bailout lenders.
Hopes of a breakthrough in talks between Greece and its bail-out creditors cheered markets today as they rallied after a tough previous session.
Greece will continue paying its debts after its ruling Radical Left Coalition narrowly rejected a call by party hardliners to miss its next International Monetary Fund loan instalment.
Greece is ready to accept a “viable and long-lasting” deal with lenders but not on “humiliating terms”, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told his ruling Syriza party.
The EU’s top finance official has said he expects Greece and its creditors to make “good progress” by next Monday on finding a way to keep the nation afloat and in the eurozone.
Greece's prime minister said he hopes bailout talks between the cash-strapped country and its international creditors are "very close" to an initial deal.
The eurozone’s top official has said “time is running out” for Greece to reach a deal with bailout creditors.
The Greek prime minister and German chancellor have sought to reboot an increasingly sour relationship, saying they are looking for ways to help Athens reach a deal with creditors that will keep it from leaving the euro.
EU leaders emerged from a meeting with the Greek prime minister saying the country needs to come up with a reform plan if it wants more of their money.
German chancellor Angela Merkel and the president of the European Commission president have cautioned against speculation that Greece will need a third financial bailout.
Eurozone nations are negotiating a third bailout for financially strapped Greece that would give the country as much as €50bn, Spanish economy minister Luis de Guindos said.