Greeks who have suffered during the seven-year debt crisis will have something to look forward to. The government is planning handouts worth €1bn.

The leftist-led government is calling it a “social dividend”.

“The surplus outperformance which will be distributed to social groups that have suffered the biggest pressure during the financial crisis, will be close to €1bn,” government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told reporters.

As reported by the Reuters news agency, Tzanakopoulos was ...

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