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Daily Archives: February 16, 2013

Grand Racehorses in your Ravioli and Burger?

Yuck! The horsemeat scandal gets more and more disgusting. Not that eating “anonymous” horses for beef would be less disgusting… Famous horse Synchronised, Irish-bred, British-trained Thoroughbred racehorse, a specialist in long-distance steeplechaser, was euthanized after an injury and apparently disposed for horsemeat. “The owner of a slaughterhouse that disposes of horses …

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Tax inspectors’ director arrested for …bribery

The director of Financial Crimes Units (SDOE) for Western Greece was arrested by Greek police for bribery. The arrest took place after a local businessman filed a complaint that the tax controller was asking him 15,000 euro to lower a tax penalty. Two more tax inspectors were arrested as they …

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Greek PM: EU Funding for development will go only to big projects

The news went almost unnoticed. It went under among billions of euro that will reach the country and make everybody’s pockets full. Everybody’s pockets? No exactly. Only the pockets of big interests that have always profited form the distribution of public money. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras made it very clear: The …

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Greece to enable “vacation in Lighthouses”

I admit it! That’s an original idea to enrich the heavy industry of the country: the tourism. Deputy Defence Minister Dimitris Elefsiniotis is due to promote a law that will define anew the regulations of the lighthouse network of the country. This will make possible the establishment of an institution that …

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