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Sunday, 12 September 2004


The $12BN cost of hosting the Athens Olympics, has put a very large hole in Greece's public finances.

It is reported that, in order to "shore those finances up", the Greek government will be cutting defence expenditure by $0.6BN; and selling off certain nationalised industries.

The first lined up for privatisation is the postal saving bank; and, appropriately enough, Olympic Airlines.

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