By 2010 "Words in the News" had become a regular, almost daily feature in The English Blog. This one is from February 2010 when the Eurozone crisis was threatening to plunge the region into turmoil — and Nicolas Sarkozy was president of France. Who would have thought that four years later, France would be in the economic doldrums? Ironic, isn't it?
The Wall Street Journal Europe is told by a person close to the French presidency that France is working on a plan to help Greece out of its budget problems. Full story >>
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