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Divided Greece risks social explosion | Reuters

(Reuters) – Pro-bailout party New Democracy may have come first in Sunday’s Greek election but the radical left anti-austerity SYRIZA bloc was celebrating like the real winner well into the warm Athens night. The election exposed a struggling nation deeply divided over whether to implement a harsh austerity package, the price for receiving a total…

Spain issues dramatic messages of impending eurozone doom | Business | guardian.co.uk

A panicky Spanish government issued dramatic messages of impending doom for the eurozone on Thursday as its borrowing costs reached unsustainable levels and foreign minister José Manuel García-Margallo claimed that the EU may need to act within hours. “The future of the European Union will be played out in the next few days, perhaps in…

Half of Britons want immediate EU vote: poll -Full Story

Half of Britons want immediate EU vote: poll (via AFP) Half of Britons want an immediate say on the country’s relationship with the European Union, while 81 percent believe a vote should be held “in the next few years”, according to a poll published Monday. Economic woes within the eurozone have recently brought Britain’s EU…