Friday May 29, 2015
Greece's economy shrank 0.2% in the first quarter of this year, the country's statistics service said today, confirming a preliminary estimate earlier in the month.
Tuesday May 26, 2015
Talks between Greece and its creditors need to "speed up", the EU's Economic and Financial Affairs Commissioner said today.
Monday May 18, 2015
Greece needs to strike a deal with its creditors by the end of the month to stay afloat, the government has said, as investors ditched Greek bonds in a sign of growing concern about possible bankruptcy.
Tuesday May 12, 2015
European commissioner Pierre Moscovici has warned Ireland it must proceed with fiscal consolidation to tackle the State's high public debt levels.
Saturday May 09, 2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he expects to discuss Britain's relationship with the European Union during a bilateral meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron before the June meeting of the European Council.
Tuesday May 05, 2015
With time quickly running out to unlock bailout funds needed to repay its debts, the Greek government has said that differences between the EU and IMF were blocking an agreement.
Tuesday February 17, 2015
A war of words between Greece and Germany escalated this evening with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rejecting what he called "blackmail" to extend an international bailout and vowing to rush through laws to reverse labour reforms.
Monday February 16, 2015
Talks between Greece and eurozone finance ministers over the country's debt broke down this evening when Greece rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its international bailout as "unacceptable".
Friday February 13, 2015
The Greek government has promised to do "whatever we can" to secure a deal with its international creditors next week.
Thursday February 05, 2015
The Irish economy will grow by 3.5% this year and 3.6% in 2016, the European Commission has forecast.