A case of statistical significance in Greece

This week Ruth Alexander looks at the extraordinary case of Andreas Georgiou the head of the Greek statistics agency who is facing criminal charges for what amounts to statistical treason. It is a story that goes to the heart of the Greek debt crisis, that includes extreme office politics, alleged e-mail hacking and now a statistician facing up to five years in prison.

Also: do American Football Players die earlier than their fellow Americans?

(Image: A toy shark eating a toy man holding the Greek flag. Credit: Getty Images)

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Sat 2 Feb 2013 13:50 GMT

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