George Papandreou at the Greek presidential palace
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Greece's George Papandreou to stand down as PM

Greece's George Papandreou is standing down as prime minister, as political leaders have agreed in principle on the formation of a coalition government.

Mr Papandreou's successor will be announced on Monday, following a further meeting between the parties to clarify details.

Emily Buchanan reports.

  • 06 Nov 2011