Athens - The Greek share market jumped more than 2 per cent Thursday as speculation mounted that a referendum on a European bailout plan will be abandoned.
Several ministers and ruling party lawmakers called for Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou to step down in favor of a coalition national unity government that would approve and implement Greece's bailout package without a referendum.
Greece requires vital bailout funds to avoid imminent bankruptcy.
Memorial Day Weekend is sliding up on us, and we could not be happier about this. It means a few days where time is a little bit slower, and the food and drink are savory and satisfying but not too heavy. ... more