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Could bailout be on the cards for Greece

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The Greek Prime Minister has said he is prepared to take "any necessary measures" to reduce his country's huge level of debt.

He was speaking as a general strike by public sector workers brought much of the country to a halt.

Greece is trying to cut the budget deficit that is undermining its economy, but it is not the only Eurozone economy in trouble. Spain Portugal and Ireland all face similar pressures.

Dominic Hughes reports from Brussels.

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