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Yanis Varoufakis

The casually dressed Greek finance minster Yanis Varoufakis has, in challenging the eurozone, become almost overnight one of the most important politicians in Europe.

The casually-dressed Greek finance minster Yanis Varoufakis has, in challenging the eurozone, become - almost overnight - one of the most important politicians in Europe. In this edition of Profile Mark Coles hears how Varoufakis grew up under the Greek colonels but was shaped by life in Thatcherite Britain before embarking on his unusually restless international career in economics.

Producer: Chris Bowlby
Editor: Richard Knight.

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Sun 22 Feb 2015 17:40