Few people have the funds to go shopping for gifts this Christmas in Athens. Retailers are still hoping for a last minute buying spree.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is pushing for a special EU summit, while in Athens, people are speculating about fresh elections. No reason to panic, says Yannis Papadimitriou - it’s likely all just tactics.
Greece has a new government - but the problems the county's faced with are the same: high debt and an austerity-driven bailout deal the majority doesn't support.
Austerity measures, capital controls and high taxes are forcing many Greek companies to move operations abroad. Bulgaria and Cyprus are top of their list of business destinations.
Ireland says it's possible to use austerity to a country’s advantage - and claims others should follow its lead. But should Greece really try to replicate the Celtic Comeback? Gavan Reilly reports from Dublin.
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