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During the past seven years of the eurozone debt crisis, we have heard it again and again: That northern European countries are ants and southern European countries are grasshoppers. But this week, it was revealed by top-level EU politicians and the European Commission that Greece is actually a whole other animal, none over than bos… » read more

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Possibly the two most vamous – sorry famous – politicians with surnames beginning with the letter V, Yanis Varoufakis and Guy Verhofstadt appear set to meet. Greece’s iconic finance minister and the ALDE leader crossed swords on social media before Guy proposed a high-level pow-wow. Guy – known behind his back as “the Hoff” –… » read more

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