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Husband of brutally murdered Caroline Crouch taken to Police HQ

In a extraordinary development, Greek police brought the husband of murdered British-born young mother Caroline Crouch from the island of Alosinos to police headquarters in Athens on Thursday. The husband, a commercial aviation pilot, was flown to Athens with a helicopter to provide additional information in the case that appeared …

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#MeToo: Well-known comedian charged with rape and attempted rape

Prosecutor authorities pressed three felony charges against well-known Greek comedian Petros Filippidis on Wednesday. The 57-year-old actor is being accused with one rape and two to attempted cases of rapes. Filippidis denies the charges. The accusations came by three actresses. Investigation against the actor began with the assistance of the …

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May-Protests against the labor bill scrapping 8-hour workday, overtime payment

Wearing masks and carrying banners, protesters started to flock to downtown Athens on Thursday morning, as demonstrations for Labor Day were moved from May 1 (Easter Saturday) to May 6. Main demand of protesters this year is the withdrawal of the new labor bill that will scrap the 8-hour workday …

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The Nursing Home of Horror: Prosecutor investigates death of 68 elderly in Chania

Appalling conditions in a nursing home in Chania may have lead to the deaths of 68 to 72 elderly. Excessive use of sedatives and ill-treatment nearing torture. Elderly left to starve, tied in their beds, often beaten by personnel. Filth and negligence and accommodation in the basement for those paying …

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Newborn girl found abandoned in a field in western Attica

A newborn baby was found abandoned in a field in Aspropyrgos area in western Attica on Monday morning. The baby was discovered by a woman who heard the baby crying while she was walking there. The baby girl was wrapped in a blanket and had the umbilical cord still on. …

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40% of Greek workers don’t get paid for overtime work, survey shows

Forty percent of workers, working overtime, is not paid for their extra working hours, a survey by the largest private sector trade union umbrella GSEE has found. A 73% of workers demand to be paid for their overtime work instead of taking leave or day off The survey showed that …

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Prosecutor probes sexual abuse of minors in Athens Children Hospital

A prosecutor in Athens has ordered preliminary investigation into cases of sexual abuse of minors at the Children Hospital “Agia Sophia”. Accused is a paramedic who allegedly abused two children aged 6 and 8 years old. On both cases the man was allegedly caught in flagranti by doctors and other …

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