Sale of Prince Philip’s Birthplace Causes Uproar on Greek Islands

Government proposals to include a Royal palace on Corfu where Prince Philip was born has sparked off a stream of protests from around the...

Germany Rejects Greece Exiting The Euro

Germany rejects the idea of Greece exiting the euro, a country’s finance ministry spokesman said on Monday. It would be a “bad sign” for the...

Large Protest Banners Hung on Acropolis

Large protest banners with the words, ''The people have power and will never give up'' in Greek and English was hung on the...

Greek Vice-President: Drachma Return Talk “Immense Stupidity”

Vice-President of the Greek government Theodoros Pangalos blasted suggestions that Greece should exit the euro and return to the drachma as an “immense stupidity”. In...

It’s for Real; State Finally Puts its Companies and Assets on the Market

Whether the Greek people have fallen for the State's plans to privatize its companies and assets hook, line and sinker remains to be seen....

G.Papandreou: EU Decision Supports Greece’s Effort On Development

European Union’s decision on a second support program to Greece ensures the financing of the country for the next years in order to achieve...

Socialist Lawmaker Wavers Over Austerity Package

Socialist deputy Thomas Robopoulos said Friday he was not prepared to vote for the Greek government's planned austerity package, although he has not made...

Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos Meets with Troika Chiefs

Finance minister Evangelos Venizelos met on Thursday morning with the heads of the European Commission (EC), European Central Bank (ECB) and International Monetary Fund...

Slovak PM: G.Papandrou Worried Austerity Measures May Not Pass

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has expressed serious doubts over the passing of the Medium-Term Fiscal Program, Slovak Prime Minister said, according to Reuters....

Greek Cabinet Votes Draft Austerity Plan

Greece’s newly confirmed cabinet has approved its austerity budget plan just one day after the government survived a crucial confidence vote in parliament. The plan...

Recent Opinion Polls Reveal New Democracy Party Leads in Votes

Two new polls publicized on Tuesday, show the main opposition New Democracy (ND) party leading in vote preferences. The GPO poll for Mega Channel showed...

Papandreou Survives Confidence Vote – Protesters Besiege Parliament

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has survived a crucial confidence vote in Parliament with 155 votes to 143 and two abstentions. All deputies voted...

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