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Nicole Kidman goes Oscar 2011 dressed as a flower pot

Nicole Kidman attended the Oscar 2011 ceremony dressed up as a “flower column” standing left or right at a church aile for a marvelous wedding ceremony. The gown was a Christian Dior creation, designed by John Galliano. Some Hollywood star may had a bad hair day, but Kidman had a bad …

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Unleaded gasoline price at €2 per liter in certain Greece’s areas

Unleaded gasoline got fire and is sold at 2 euros per liter in several regions on Greece. Over the weekend the average price made a jump of one cent and is sold at €1.64/l, while the previous price record occurred on January 21, 2011 at €1.635. However the prices are on an …

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Highschool Teachers Work Stoppage, Feb 28

High school teacher of Attica Prefecture  will have a work stoppage from 08:00am to 12:00 noon tomorrow Monday, February 28, 2011. The teachers will hold a protest outside the Ministry of Education. at 09:00am. Teachers oppose the mergers of schools that will end up in overcrowded school classes, low quality education …

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Gasoline Fraud: the Party goes on…

 We have seen this film before… That gasoline stations owners cheat their customers by tank filling. Now a research conducted by the Athens Polytechnic University found out that 10% of the pumps at service stations are “tweaked”. The Ministry of Development seems to agree with the findings even though the …

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Greek Fin Min: assets of 70 tax offices employees under investigation

Greek Finance Ministry is investigating the assets of about 70 employees, who declared an average income of €50,000 but were found out to possess real estate properties worth 800,000 to 3 million euros,  newspaper Ethnos  reported on its Sunday edition.  Furthermore 234 FinMin employees seem to have never submitted an income tax declaration, …

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Greek students verbally attack Deputy PM Pangalos in Paris (video)

A new episode in the serial of  “Greek Students vs Greek politicians” was recorded Saturday night, this time involving Deputy Prime Minister Theodoros Pangalos. Deputy PM was attending an event at the culture centre  “Greek House” in Paris, when students entered the room and started shouting slogans and raised banners. The …

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Greece Exclusive: Build your house on an archaeological site and get away with it!

The Greece is a country where everybody does whatever he pleases and goes unpunished is not a secret. A little bribe here, a little indifference there, lack of good manners, culture, and equality before the law create a dangerous and immoral cocktail that seems to prevail and corrupt the citizens.  These ‘national’ characteristics …

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Greek PM: We will need another bailout package in 2012, if…

Greece had one year time to return to the markets, otherwise it would  need a new aid package from the IMF/EU/ECB-Troika. This is the message prime minister George Papandreou has reportedly conveyed to German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their talks last Tuesday in Berlin, according to Sunday newspaper To Vima.  “If you don’t …

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Greeks unable to pay their rent – Number of Evictions growing

“I owe my landlord 6,000 euros” my hairdresser tells me while she tries to handle my unhandleable hair with brush and dryer . “Now he is forcing me with lawyer either to move out or pay” she says and gazes at me with wide open eyes through the mirror. Christina …

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Athens by Night as seen from… Space!

This is an amazing  picture of Athens by Night as seen from space! The picture  was taken by Paolo Nespoli, Italian astronaut currently at the International Space Station (ISS). Nespoli took the picture through the glass dome of ISS, the European Space Agency (ESA) announced.                       Athens by Night as seen from …

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Greece set to evacuate more Greeks & Foreigners from Libya

While the majority of Greek expats has been evacuated from Libya there are still 10 Greeks, 20 Greek Cypriots and38 Europeans  enclosed in the dessert at a construction site. Now they have been instructed to move some 50 km into a nearby town with airport big enough for a C-130 …

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NATO warming up for Libya? Greece’s Souda Air Base to get involved?

Is NATO warming up  for a military intervention in Lybia, even if for ‘humanitarian reasons’? If the answer is “Yes”, Greece is most likely to play a role in facilitating and supporting North Atlantic Treaty Org. troops with its Souda airbase on the island of Crete, some 300 nautical miles away …

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