50-Cent Tax to Cover “free electricity”

According to the newspaper "To Vima," the Ministry of the Environment is seeking options in order to ensure that vulnerable households will retain their...

Greek Doctors Given Choice to Stay or Go

According to the Greek Health Minister, Adonis Georgiadis, the 4,500 doctors of EOPYY, Greece’s main public healthcare provider, will be given the choice of taking...

Unemployment in Greece Reaches Record Rate

According to data released on Wednesday by the Greek Statistics Service, unemployment in Greece has reached the historical level of 27.4%. Unemployment rate increased by...

One Out of Five Greek Students Smoke

According to research carried out in 2012 by the Institute of Mental Health, one in five Greek students are smoking. A total of 683...

Athens University Senate Appeals to Reopen on Monday

The Senate of Athens University demands that courses begin on December 16, while at the same time aims to overpass all the technical difficulties...

Smuggling Gang Uncovered In Orestiada

The Hellenic Police have uncovered a gang of smugglers. Two men were arrested on suspicion of being members of the gang, a 52 year-old...

“They Beat Us, Burn Us and Pay Three Euros per Hr”

A female employee of a company that sells confectionery products, "Kouvarakis," in Sitia, Crete, reported several cases of mistreatment to labour inspection services. "They offend us, beat...

Greek Banks Plan for “in the red” Loans

Greek banks have reached a complex plan in order to deal with loans "in the red." According to the newspaper "Ethnos," Greek banks will move...

The Barefoot Marathon Runner

Only someone who has run the Athens Classic Marathon at least once, can describe the emotion of the experience and the incredible strain on...

Number of Greek Civil Servants Has Decreased

After the demand of Greece's lenders for staff reduction in the public sector, it appears that the Greek government managed to decrease the number...

Golden Dawn MPs Testimony Delayed

As the Greek government continues to build a case and said it has uncovered a wealth of new evidence, three Golden Dawn MPs -...

Great Turnout at Thessaloniki’s New Waterfront Opening

Despite the wintry scene in Thessaloniki Greece, many have seized the opportunity to enjoy the newly refurbished waterfront and repaved Nikis avenue. The coastal...

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