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Researchers Find Greek Austerity Caused More than 500 Suicides

Research conducted by the University of Portsmouth found a correlation between austerity measures and suicides in Greece. Male suicides caused by spending cuts have...

Greece’s Repo Luxury Cars to be Raffled To Taxpayers

In a bid for citizens not to avoid tax, Greece is preparing to give away the luxury cars authorities have repossessed in the economic crisis...

Die Presse: Greece No. 1 in Tourism

According to the Austrian newspaper Die Presse, which published an interview with the head of the new Austrian travel agency “Detur,” “Greece is still number...

Greek Books that Influenced the Course of Civilization

They say a book is a man’s best friend, but why is that? Once you take a book in your hand and start to...

Greek Start-ups Need More Help to Reduce Unemployment

Greek entrepreneurs have told Bloomberg that Greece’s government support to start-up companies will not be enough to turn around a labor market in which one out of...

Homeless Engineer Running for Councillor in Larissa

A homeless former engineer will run for councillor in Larissa, central Greece at the forthcoming municipal elections. He will pe running as part of the “Town Identity”...

Cypriots Come Together in Mixed Village’s Bicommunal Casino

The mixed village of Pyla, in the Cypriot district of Larnaca, is one of four villages located within the United Nations Buffer Zone. Despite the...

Athens Mayor Candidates Argue Over Mosque Plans

On Thursday, New Democracy's candidate for Athens mayor, Aris Spiliotopoulos, was accused of toeing his party's ultra-nationalist line by Gavriil Sakellaridis, main opposition party Syriza's...

The Tragic Life of Greece’s Jesus Christ TV Superstar

Alexis Golfis, born in 1948, began acting aged 25 and rose to fame for his portrayal of Jesus Christ in the series “The Greek Passion”, based on the...

Nikos Dimou Says ‘Holy Fire’ Jet Flight Is Waste of Money

The Greek writer Nikos Dimou suggested on Wednesday that since the Holy Fire, which is brought every Holy Saturday from Jerusalem, is not a...

Greek Hotels 40%-95% Full for Easter

Greek hoteliers and owners of tourist accommodation seem satisfied with this Easter's occupancy rates, which vary from 40 percent to 95 percent, overall a small increase in...

Salaries in the Greek Public Sector Reduced, Taxes Increased

Research by the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) into the Government’s general quarterly non-financial accounts, has again recorded the continuous reduction of salaries, and pensions...

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