Rhodes Schoolboy Wins Maths Olympiad

A schoolboy from Rhodes, Athinagoras Skiadopoulos, has won the gold metal at the Balkan Mathematical Olympiad 2014 in Pleven, Bulgaria with a perfect score of...

Greek Benefits Card Set for Online Renewal to Cut Queues

Greece's Minister of Labour, Giannis Vroutsis, is to present a amendment to parliament Tuesday in a bid to end the long queues outside the state...

Military Officers Quit to go Abroad

Many superior officers of the Greek military forces are choosing to immigrate to foreign countries in order to attain higher living standards. The number of...

Chania Dog Parade Saturday to Raise Respect for Animals

Dogs will parade through downtown Chania, Crete, on Saturday morning, carrying balloons bearing animal rights slogans.  The festival, organized by the Animal Welfare Association of Chania aims to inform people about animal rights...

Pulse Poll: SYRIZA in Lead for Euro Elections

A new poll on May’s Euro elections conducted by Pulse RC for the Greek website www.topontiki.gr showed SYRIZA has retained its 1.5% lead over New Democracy, with...

Data Shows Black Hole For Greeks With Neither Job Nor Income

Greece's state-run labor agency OAED has released data for the period 2010-2014 showing a 45% increase in unemployment registrations but 47% fewer recipients of the relevant...

Tension & Strikes Due to Mid-Season Sales’ Sunday Opening

The optional Sunday opening of the shops due to the newly established mid-season sales, held from May 2 until May 10, has caused tension...

Greece May Be Set for Hottest Summer in 10 Years

Meteorologists predict Greece will experience one of its hottest summers of the past decade, with possibly record-breaking temperatures expected to exceed 2007 highs. Forecasting models suggest El Nino...

Greece Failing to Protect Children from Poverty

Greece is failing to protect its children from poverty, the Deputy Ombudsman Giorgos Moschos told a parliamentary committee on equality and human rights on Friday. His opinion is...

Record Greek Candidiacy for European Parliament Election

A record 39 parties, seven coalitions and one independent would-be candidate hope to stand for Greece's 21 European Parliament seats at May’s elections. According to official figures, the 47 parties running filed...

Eurostat: 26.7 Percent of Greeks Unemployed

The European Union’s statistical service Eurostat published on Friday the recent numbers on the unemployment rates across Europe, revealing that 18.91 million people living...

Greek State to Stop Funding Unregistered Entities

As of May 1st, the Greek state will stop funding about 500 private legal entities that didn’t register in time for its latest census. According to...

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