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Greeks vote to kick the can over the wall

In a referendum asking whether they wanted to kick the can down the road or to kick the can a long way down the road, the Greek people voted instead to kick the can over the wall. The government now seems likely to demand a never-ending supply of further, increasingly large, cans for them to continue to kick over the wall.

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Posted: Jul 6th, 2015
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Greece votes to change billing address

'Greece is out right now...'The Greek electorate has been celebrating the adoption of a national policy of ‘the cheque being in the post’ by a larger than expected margin in early elections.

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Posted: Jun 29th, 2015
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John Lewis refuses store card application for Greek PM

There was yet more embarrassment for the Greek government this week as it was revealed that the UK shopping network John Lewis refused an on-line store card application from Greek PM Alexis Tsipras.

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Posted: Jun 26th, 2015
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Cameron wins Greece in EU negotiation

'Greece in our time'A rather quizzical British Prime Minister left the Brussels summit last night arm in arm with an equally confused Greek PM, Alexis Tsipras.

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Posted: Jun 25th, 2015
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Putin sends topless pics in bid to woo Greece

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has stepped up his campaign to get Greece away from the European Union by dropping 10 million photocopied pictures of himself posing atop a big white horse onto the country.

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Posted: Jun 22nd, 2015
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