12.22pm AEST

Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, has claimed the successful No campaign is a “majestic, big YES to a democratic, rational Europe.”

Varoufakis accuses Greece’s creditors of attempting to “humiliate” the leftwing government by forcing stringent austerity, and dragging them into an agreement which “offers no firm commitment to a sensible, well-defined debt restructure.”

Today’s referendum delivered a resounding call for a mutually beneficial agreement between Greece and our European partners. We shall respond to the Greek voters’ call with a positive approach to:

12.10pm AEST

A great short film here from John Domokos.

From the Syriza faithful to the run-down docks of Piraeus and the middle-class district of Faliro, Greeks spent the day of the referendum locked in debate, suspense and catharsis.

For some it was a day they sent a message to Europe that they will ‘not be intimidated’. But many Greeks fear trouble lies ahead. As one voter said, both a yes and no outcome would result in calamity: ‘We’re three metres from the iceberg and we’re here to be asked if we’re going to go right or left.’ Either way, he said, ‘we’re going to hit the iceberg’.

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By Helen Davidson

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As Syriza supporters flock to Athens’ Syntagma square to celebrate, Phoebe Greenwood talks to those who are celebrating a historic referendum outcome. ‘They thought they could intimidate us,’ one man says. Despite jitters on the financial markets, others happy with the historic oxi (no) vote say they hope it will be the moment that Greeks can come together Continue reading…



By John Domokos and Phoebe Greenwood

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The Americans insisted they weren’t thinking about four years ago, when they lost the Women’s World Cup final to Japan on penalty kicks. “I don’t have a rear view mirror in my life,” USA coach Jill Ellis said.

The Americans said Sunday’s game may have been a rematch, but it wasn’t about redemption. Maybe winning changes all that, though.

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By Caitlin Murray in Vancuover

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9.14pm ET

Wambach and Rampone lift the trophy with a huge cheer. And we confirm what we suspected after around 15 minutes of this remarkable game – USA are world champions.

9.12pm ET

And the US are on the podium now. Many, many hugs. Many, many smiles. Wambach and Rampone approach the stage last – a lovely touch for the two veterans.

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By Tom Lutz

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1.00am BST

The last ballot paper has just been counted in Greece, and the No campaign have stormed to a dramatic victory.

The final result is No: 61.31%, and Yes with 38.69%

Final #Grefenderum results. No – 61.31% (3.558.450 votes) Yes – 38.69% (2.245.537 votes) 100% of votes, 62.50% voted, 5.80% invalid/blank.

12.46am BST

Police say about 100-150 anarchist protesters have started throwing firebombs at riot police and setting trash cans on fire in the central Athens neighborhood of Exarcheia, Associated Press reports:

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By Graeme Wearden (now) and Julia Kollewe (until 1.45pm BST)

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Jersey police appeal for information as three 16-year-olds and a 15-year-old arrested after boy dies in Trinity area of Channel Island

Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 16-year-old boy was killed on Jersey. The boy was found unconscious in Trinity just before 10am on Sunday and taken to hospital where he died, according to Jersey police.

Three teenagers aged 16 and a 15-year-old have been arrested. Officers believe that all five boys were known to each other. Police are now working alongside Victoria College – which was attended by at least four of the boys – the Department for Education, the youth service and the health and children’s service. Family liaison officers are supporting the family.

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By Rebecca Ratcliffe

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If Greece could be on the way out of the eurozone, will investors be less willing to hold the debt of other states carrying heavy debt loads?

How far will financial markets fall on Monday morning? Expect to see the leading European share index plunge 10% initially in the event of a no vote, Goldman Sachs predicted at the end of last week.

A 10% decline would be enormous, but almost any prediction is credible in the current climate. We’re back to the wild markets seen at the height of the banking crisis in 2008. Many fund managers, even last week, were expecting a strong yes vote in Greece. It’s hard to know how severely they will be shocked by the scale of the no victory. Share prices in London are bound to be affected – a 2% fall, or about 130 points off the FTSE 100 index, was Sunday night’s indication in futures markets.

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By Nils Pratley

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The battle for the famous urn recommences on Wednesday and if the past is any guide the five-Test series will continue to provide cricket’s greatest spectacle

A man so good he colonised the first two letters of the alphabet, Allan Border revitalised and revolutionised Australian cricket with a ferocious toughness that underpinned a generation of glory. In the first instance an unwilling leader, his players soon knew him as Captain Grumpy – but they quickly learned that it was worth it. In 1987 he led them to World Cup victory, beating England in the final, and then, in the 1989 Ashes, his team dispensed one of sport’s great surprise kickings. Hitting six half-centuries in a 4-0 win, Border’s contribution to the cause earned him the Australian of the Year award, and things continued in similar vein, the urn retained by 3-0 in 1990-91 and 4-1 in 1993. The culture he imposed sustains even now.

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By Scott Murray, Simon Burnton and Daniel Harris

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Smartphone heart monitor, dementia research project and other initiatives to receive funding and coaching as they are rolled out across England

A smartphone heart monitor and a groundbreaking genetic research programme are among 17 healthcare inventions to be rolled out to patients across England after winning an NHS competition.

The contest was set up to find more cost-effective solutions to pressures facing the health service. Other inventions to have been selected from more than 120 entries include a tool to diagnose liver disease and a scheme to get more people involved in dementia research.

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By Rebecca Ratcliffe and agencies

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Survey by Alzheimer’s Society finds dementia patients require support of family and friends after being let down by health and social care system

Three-quarters of GPs say their dementia patients are forced to rely on family, friends, neighbours or other unpaid carers, because they get insufficient help from health and social care services.

A survey of 1,013 family doctors by the Alzheimer’s Society paints a worrying picture of a situation in which patients are often let down or left confused by the health and social care system.

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By Haroon Siddique

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