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Life in Sparta amid economic gloom

The impact of Greece's economic crisis on the everyday lives of its citizens tends to be obscured by all the images of violent protests in Athens recently.

Away from the capital, austerity measures have raised fears of long-term joblessness and enhanced the difficulty of keeping a small business afloat.

The BBC's Paul Henley reports from Sparta.

  • 28 Jul 2011
  • From the section Europe