Christmas bleak in southern Europe after years of crisis
A woman lights a candle to place it on a Christmas tree which is made of milk tin cans in Athens December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
A man sells items next to a shoe store with a banner reading "Total closing sale" in Madrid December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Sergio Perez
Unemployed Mariangela Schiena, 31, of Italy, walks past a Christmas tree in the corridor of the building where she lives with her boyfriend in Rome December 8, 2012. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
Signs read "for rent" on the window of the closed historic "Anagnostopoulos" clothes shop in a shopping arcade in central Athens December 14, 2012. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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