Ex-Greek PM blasted for taking luxury holiday as Greece burns

GETTY The former prime minister has been criticised for a luxury holiday and his son’s private schooling Revelations of the Syriza leader’s lavish lifestyle as debt-ridden Greece continues to struggle have undermined his attempt to return to power, provoking fierce discontent over his leadership.

The politician who rode to power on an anti-austerity campaign sparked outrage after it emerged he spent a summer holiday in a wealthy superpower’s villa, commuting by helicopter.

Mr Tsipras also prompted a media frenzy when his eldest son was enrolled at one of Greece’s most prestigious and expensive private schools