“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...

Kidney for Sale – a Fathers Desperate Plea

A 49 year-old father from Pyrgos, Greece decided to put his kidney up for sale in order to provide for his 8 year-old daughter. The desperate...

Greeks Waste Large Amounts of Food

In Greece 37% of citizens are wasting food at least 1-2 times a month. Young people of 18-34 years of age are wasting even...

Economist: Crisis Put an End to “Eternal Student” Phenomenon

It appears that the crisis has changed the attitude of Greek students towards their studies. In the past years they weren't hurrying to complete...
Nelson Mandela and George Bizos

The Greek Who Saved Nelson Mandela

George Bizos, the Greek lawyer and good friend of Nelson Mandela, during a past visit to Athens had reveled details of  his life and...

Demonstrations in Memory of Alexandros Grigoropoulos

Demonstrations took place today in many Greek cities to honor the memory of Alexandros Grigoropoulos. It has been five years since Alexandros Grigoropoulos was...

Asphyxiating Atmosphere in Athens Due to Fireplace Use

Smog has turned into a nightmare for the citizens of Athens, Greece after more smog accumulated again this past Thursday, when many people were...

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