Tuesday 6 December 2016

A Greek tragedy of epic proportions

Published 04/11/2011 | 05:00

•We no longer rely on Homer to provide us with Greek epics, but were he with us today, he would be casting George Papandreou as Odysseus and Angela Merkel or Nicolas Sarkozy as the Cyclops.

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European leaders have been wilfully blind to the facts concerning Greece and the entire union's terminal debt.

Greece was admitted to the European Union with cooked books. Brussels obligingly looked the other way.

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