Greece misses a deadline for a €1.6bn (£1.1bn) payment to the International Monetary Fund, as eurozone ministers refuse to extend its bailout.
Athens left without financial lifeline following fortnight of non-stop brinkmanship at highest level of EU leadershipGreece was left alone, insolvent and almost bankrupt after five years of €240bn (£170bn) in European bailouts dried up and the country became the first in the EU to default on its creditors. The country failed to make a €1.5bn payment to the International Monetary Fund on time
Plans to vet millions of people working with children and vulnerable adults are to be scaled back to “common sense” levels, the Government announced today
England prepares to bask in sunshine as it experiences what could be the hottest day of the year so far.
A children's ward at a West Lothian hospital is to close to in-patients over the summer because of staff shortages.