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Italy most likely country to leave the euro

Since joining the euro in 1999, its economy has grown just 4.6%, due to structural problems

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WEAPON? The opposition wants Italy to use its debt 'as an advantage that allows us to be on the offensive in any future negotiations'.

Washington

WHAT do you call a country that has grown 4.6 per cent - in total - since it joined the euro 16 years ago? Well, probably the one most likely to leave the common currency. Or Italy, for short.

It's hard to say what went wrong with Italy, because nothing ever went right.