BUSINESS Economy

Two budgets, two speeds: Greece outstrips France

BY JEREMY GAUNT

There is a two-speed euro zone when it comes to budget discipline according to Thomson Reuters data - with Greece being forced into maintaining a large primary surplus at one end and France being pretty much left to its own devices at the other.

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Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos takes part in the Eurogroup meeting of eurozone finance ministers in Brussels.

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Carnival fever grips Athens

A man dressed in a traditional costume covered in bells to scare off evil spirits takes part in a carnival event held by several cultural associations in downtown Athens, on Saturday. The event comprised troupes performing traditional dances and customs all over the center on the weekend. [Eurokinissi]