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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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Greece applies for a student loan

largin' it!Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis fears that an EU bailout extension may not cover the cost of his dream to study Media at university. Although his country’s debt is running at 175% of GDP, a spokesman for Mr Varoufakis said he is also keen to fund three years of film watching, the opportunity to swim in a fountain and to ‘put a traffic cone on local statue’.

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Posted: Feb 25th, 2015
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Economy recovering confidence after counselling, support from friends

‘When I look back on it, my problems had been building up for years, but I just hadn’t been facing up to them,’ admitted the Economy.

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Posted: Oct 12th, 2014
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IMF raises global growth target by ‘about this much’

Help will also come in the form of a new really big £20 note which experts predict could be up to 8% larger than the previous one.

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Posted: Apr 25th, 2012
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Silvio Berlusconi to start ‘charging for it’

Veni, Vidi, VeniAll proceeds will go towards repayment of Italy’s national debt.

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Posted: Sep 22nd, 2011
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