Excise Tax and High VAT Make Beer Expensive in Greece

Beer in Greece is among the most expensive products in the European Union because of high excise tax and a 24 percent value-added tax. According...

Greece Produces More than 20 Percent of Power from Renewables

Greece is one of nine countries around the world which produces more than 20 percent of its electric energy from solar and wind power....

Greeks Lonelier Than Most Europeans, New Study Finds

Greeks, along with other southern Europeans, feel lonelier and are more socially isolated than Western and Northern Europeans, according to a recent study by...

Athens Airport Among Top Three in the World

The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens is considered to be among the best three in the world, according to recent survey by Air...

Surveys Says Vast Majority of Greeks See Immigrants as a Burden

A survey in the eighteen countries which host half of the world’s migrants found that Greeks are the most skeptical of all about immigrants,...

Greek Fertility Rate Among the Lowest in the EU

Greece had among the lowest fertility rates in the European Union in the year 2017, according to the latest figures published by Eurostat on...

Four Regions in Greece Named Among Europe’s Poorest

Four regions in Greece were included in the list of the poorest in Europe, according to a report from Eurostat, the EU's statistical office,...

Advancing Maternal Age Worsens Greece’s Demographic Problem

The economic crisis in Greece has forced women to give birth at an even later age, thus aggravating the country's serious demographic problem, new...

Greece Seen as Second-Most Corrupt Nation in the EU

Greece is second from the bottom among EU countries in this year’s Corruption Perceptions Index, which was released by the organization "Transparency International" on...

Poll Gives New Democracy Eight-Point Lead over SYRIZA

A new opinion poll of likely voters gives the New Democracy Party an eight point lead over SYRIZA, while the parties Movement for Change and Golden...

Mykonos — London Flight Route the Most Disrupted in Europe

The flight route from Mykonos, one of Greece's most cosmopolitan holiday islands, to London's Gatwick airport is Europe's most often disrupted route, according to...

Poll: 71% of Greeks Believe New Democracy to Win Next Elections

Seven in 10 Greeks believe that New Democracy will win the next national elections, while six in 10 said that snap elections are "probably...

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