Alexis Tsipras
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The man who may do best in Greece elections

17 May 2012 Last updated at 06:47 BST

The leader of a left-wing party in Greece, Alexis Tsipras, looks likely to do best in next month's election and there is increasing speculation that Greece could be forced out of the euro if his party wins.

Meanwhile, some Greeks have been withdrawing their euros from banks, amid fears the country may have to withdraw from the single currency.

The BBC's Alpa Patel reports.