Thursday, February 16, 2012

Lambrousi Harikleia takes to Athens office window ledge as bail-out talks stall

This is the dramatic moment a Greek woman threatened to jump from an Athens office block - because she was about to lose her job because of the euro debt crisis.

Lambrousi Harikleia said she would commit suicide from the second floor of the Labour Housing Organisation building which has been earmarked for closure.

The suicide threat came after Greece's Public Order Minister Christos Papoutsis had warned: 'Greece has made all the efforts that it needed to do, and the people cannot take any more.'

Local media reported that she was eventually led away to safety. Read More