Near-deserted Christmas fair in Sparta centre
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Greek provincial towns 'closing down'

The Greek debt crisis has led to almost daily protests in Athens, as people express their frustration about austerity measures to the government.

But as a result the human cost of the economic disaster in other parts of the country is easy to overlook, with many finding their situation deteriorating rapidly.

Paul Henley reports from Sparta.

  • 24 Dec 2011
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