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By Stavros Papagianneas The Great Train Robbery is the name given to a £ 2.6 million (£ 46 million = € 53,8 million today) train robbery committed on 8 August 1963 at Bridego Railway Bridge in Buckinghamshire, UK. This is peanuts in comparison to what happened with Cyprus last weekend. After markets closed for the… » read more

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By Klaus Busch, Christoph Hermann, Karl Hinrichs, Thorsten Schulten of Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. The harsh austerity measures that, according to official policy, are supposed to overcome the euro crisis have once again plunged Europe into recession in 2012. Austerity policy has proved – in Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain (GIPS) – to be primarily an attack on… » read more

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