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Did BMW’s €690K donation to Merkel’s CDU influence EU’s emissions decision?

Is this how the European Union works? A generous donation by a special interest group can influence the decision-making process and make the EU directives questionable as for their motives? The answer could be most likely clear… According to German media allegations, a donation of 690,000 euro by the BMW …

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Guns cache in fugitive businessman’s home, authorities probe links with Golden Dawn

What do 20 weapons and 60 knives in the home of a businessman? Greek police was curious to know and raided the home of a fugitive businessman and thus in the context of extreme-right Golden Dawn investigation after a witness, a former officer of UK army,  claimed the man was …

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Greek Parliament votes in favor of lifting immunity of 6 Golden Dawn MPs

With overwhelming majority the Greek Parliament voted in favor of lifting the parliamentary immunity of six MPs of extreme-right Golden Dawn party: MPs Ilias Panagiotaros, Ilias Kassidiaris, Chrysovalantis Alexopoulos, Giorgos Germanis, Eystathios Mpoukouras and Panayiotis Iliopoulos. The voting took place after prosecution request for offenses involving integration and directing a …

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Almost half of Greek households cannot afford heating oil

…and another half cannot afford to heat with natural gas, I suppose, because prices are just slightly lower. However the real plague is indeed the heating oil, because people have to fill the tanks and stump up some 700-800 euro. in advance. 44 % of Greek households told a survey …

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