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Beyond Greece, the world is filled with debt crises

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With its shuttered banks, furious public protests and iconoclastic politicians, the plight of Greece, brought to its knees by a crippling debt burden, has been gripping and heartbreaking in equal measure: a full-blown sovereign debt crisis on the doorstep of some of the wealthiest countries in the world.

UN urged to swoop on vulture funds

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More than 130 developing countries have called on the UN to stop so-called vulture funds undermining debt restructuring deals like those at the centre of Argentina's US court battle.

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Beyond Greece, the world is filled with debt crises

With its shuttered banks, furious public protests and iconoclastic politicians, the plight of Greece, brought to its knees by a crippling debt burden, has been gripping and heartbreaking in equal measure: a full-blown sovereign debt crisis on the doorstep of some of the wealthiest countries in the world.