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Price hikes of 4%-6.5% due in bread and products based on flour

Shocking price hikes from 4 percent to 6.5 percent are expected in bread and dozens of other products based on flour as of end of November due to the increase in grains world wide. Suppliers have already informed Greece’s supermarkets that price increase 4% to 6.5% are to be expected …

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Euro Working Group gives green light to Greece to scrap pension cuts

The Euro Working Group has reportedly given the green light to Greece to scrap implementation of further pension cuts as of 1. January 2019. Citing a well-informed source, state news agency amna reported Thursday afternoon that the heads of the eurozone finance ministries were “warmly positive” about the Greek budget …

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Number of debtors to Greek state increased over summer

Almost 600,000 Greeks were added to the long list of state debtors over the summer, according to a report by the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO), with experts viewing this as a sign of deterioration for the private economy in Greece. The PBO quarterly report for the July-September 2018 period noted …

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Brexit Deal has Greece hope for return of Parthenon Marbles

Brexit deal has been approved by the British cabinet, and as the European Union prepares to negotiate a whole new relationship with the UK post-Brexit, Greece might be able to make the United Kingdom an offer it can’t refuse. “What we have now is the only opportunity in 200 years …

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Ferries to remain docked as Seamen’s Union joints 24h strike

Ferries will remained docked as the Pan-Hellenic Association announced its members will participate in the 24-hour strike of Greece’s private sector on November 28, 2018. Ferries will remain docked from 00:01 until 24:00. Private sector umbrella union GSEE has declared a 24-hour strike demanding collective bargains, rise in wages and …

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Groussaka: Prince Charles invents a royal-style Greek Moussaka

Prince Charles has invented a royal-style Greek Moussaka. A Groussaka! The dish is made with grouse instead of lamb meat. the Prince revealed his love of “groussaka” on the day he turns 70, on November 14.. The Prince of Wales made the comments in the latest edition of magazine Country …

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EP Rapporteur calls for suspension of EU-Turkey accessions talks

European Parliament Rapporteur Kati Piri proposes the formal suspension of accession negotiations with Turkey reiterating her call on Ankara to refrain from threatening Cyprus. Dutch socialist MEP Kati Piri presented on Wednesday to the European Parliament in Strasbourg her draft report on Turkey`s accession progress. Her report said that continuing …

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Landslide unearths pre-historic tusk in lignite plant in W. Macedonia

A landslide at the Amyntaio lignite coal mine unearthed a 2-meter-long tusk. The pre-historic finding was discovered by workers of the Greek Public Power Company when they went to inspect the landslide area last week. They immediately informed their director about the finding and on his part he informed the …

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