Greek Gov’t Withdraws Amendment on TV Stations After Opposition Outcry

The Greek government was forced to withdraw a series of amendments on television licensing late on Friday. The amendments were tabled in parliament after an...

Famous Greek Television Presenter Kelly Sakakou Passes Away

Greece has lost historic television presenter Kelly Sakakou as the TV personality has passed away following a series of health problems. Kelly first appeared in...

Diaspora TV Show Highlights Greek Food, Fashion

This week’s Greece in our Hearts — the popular web TV show for the Greek diaspora — featured fashion design and gastronomy. Prominent journalist, fashion...

Greek Prosecutor Gets 500,000 Bank Account Details from Lagarde List

A file with about 500,000 bank account records of all those persons, included in the so-called "Lagarde list" was delivered on Tuesday evening by...

Yiannis Stournaras Says Greek Banking System Shielded and Views Greek Economy as Positive

Bank of Greece governor Yiannis Stournaras said the Greek banking system is shielded from developments at Deutsche Bank and there is no reason for...

Central Bank Data Shows Deposits into Cypriot Banks Reached €49 Billion in January 2017

Total deposits in the Cypriot banking system in January 2017 amounted to 49 billion euros, marking an increase of 6% year on year, according...

Israeli-Greek Sabby Mionis Sues HSBC and Falciani Over ‘Lagarde List’

Israeli-Greek bussinessman Sabby Mionis is suing whistle-blower Hervé Falciani and the HSBC bank over the disclosure of private information from his bank account, contained...

Greece Eases Capital Controls, Raises Cash Withdrawal Limit

The Greek government has announced a further easing of capital controls effective from Friday. The withdrawal limit from bank accounts will be raised to €2,300...

Greek Farmers Protest at Ethiniki Odos

Greek farmers took their frustration to the streets on Friday, placing their tractors on the country's "Ethniki Odos", the large highway that connects Central Greece to Northern Greece,...

No End in Sight for Growing Tension Between Farmers and Government Officials

A day following protests and confrontations with local police in Athens and hundreds of farmers from Crete, the farmers union on Crete has said that...

Greek Gov’t Takes Back Property Tax on Parcels

The Greek government has been forced to make some changes in the single property tax (ENFIA) in order to prevent citizens' reactions and inner-party...

Greece Ranks Third Among 10 Cheapest Countries to Buy a Holiday Home

Research conducted by currency card specialist FairFX recently revealed that Greece is among the top destinations for Britons to buy a holiday home. The data...

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