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Joanna Bostock

Reading between the headlines.

15. 7. 2015 - 17:24

Another decisive day for Greece...

Reality Check: Greek parliament to vote on bailout; Calais' migrant problem.


The situation in Greece seems to get more confusing and contradictory by the hour. Today the Greek Parliament is to debate and vote on the measures demanded by Eurozone leaders as conditions for another bailout. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has criticised the deal and is now facing rebellion within his own party.


Public servants protest during a strike in protest against the reform measures.

The latest developments come after a report by the International Monetary Fund became public, which says that without a restructuring of Greek debt, it will keep on rising. We asked Greek political and media analyst Katharine Sarikakis from the University of Vienna for her comments:

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Calais in northern France is major port for ferries between France and Britain, and is close to the Channel Tunnel which links the two countries by rail.


For years, the presence of thousands of migrants trying to get to the UK has caused problems for the governments of both countries, as well as the regional authorities in the department of Pas-de-Calais. Chris Cummins recently spoke to Francois Decoster, a member of the Regional Council, about the situation:

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