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Despite crisis, few Greeks ready to give up their coffee

Cafes in Athens remain packed even as Greeks cut back on consumption amid soaring unemployment

People sit outside of a coffee shop in Athens, Greece, on July 4, 2015.


THEY might be living through one of the worst economic crises of modern times but for Greeks, coffee remains an indispensable fuel for thought on the eve of a referendum that may decide their future in Europe.

Hit by falling pensions and wages, higher taxes and soaring