Homeless older man sleeps rough on the streets of Athens.
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Greece's homeless hit by freezing weather

The recent freezing weather in Europe has hit the poorest hard.

That is particularly true in Greece, where the deepening economic crisis has created a growing number of homeless people.

With temperatures below zero for the past few days, the plight of the homeless is now a pressing concern.

The BBC's Mark Lowen reports from Athens.

  • 03 Feb 2012
  • From the section Europe
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