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Panicos in the Streets of Nicosia

The Cypriot Central Bank boss/ Appears to be quite at a loss/ As savers got manic/ He said not to panic/ (A pity his name’s Panicos). ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21940060 The Cypriot Central Bank boss Appears to be quite at a loss As savers got … Continue reading

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Wailing Bankers

Some bankers who live in Madrid/ Were short of a  few billion quid/ A property bubble/ Got them into trouble/ Did we pay the bill? Course we did. /// http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/spain-finally-asks-for-bailout-and-receives-100bn-lifeline-7834237.html

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Arrivederci Berlusconi

#Berlusconi has finally quit/After decades of acting the twit/He leaves for posterity/A dose of austerity/And Italy knee-deep in shit.

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What a Banker

A veteran Greek central banker/Won out after 5 days of rancour/They named the PM as/Lukas #Papademos/So the ship of state has a new anchor. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/11/world/europe/greek-leaders-resume-talks-on-interim-government.html

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Greeks Bare of Gifts

Papandreou the no. 1 Greek/Went into the chamber to speak/But when he got there/The coffers were bare/So his government’s well up the creek. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-15586673

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Up the Greek

Greek plans for a new referendum/On austerity measures could end ’em/With benefits axed/& rich folk untaxed/MPs may not want to defend ’em. http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/nov/01/greek-government-teeters-on-brink

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Greeks bearing Gifts?

Papandreou the PM of Greece/Is in Germany seeking release/Of cash from the coffers/(Perhaps if he offers/Them Mykonos on a long lease?)

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