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Employers forced workers to return the Christmas bonus

Several employers found a “recipe” to fill their cash registers over the Christmas days: they demanded back the Christmas bonus they are obliged by law to pay to employees. The employees’ complains landed at the unions offices one after the other. In Patras, workers at retail shops, restaurants and cleaning …

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Outcry as retired MPs retrospectively claim several million euros

Despite the ongoing economic crisis, some Greeks seem to live on another planet. It is mainly the country’s politicians and certain groups of  the public administration who still think that the state is a cow they can milk even if they know that more than one million people are without …

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New charges against Sorras: Leader of criminal organization, fraud, money laundering and others

The self-proclaimed billionaire and now fugitive Artemis Sorras has been charged with fraud and running a criminal organization. The office of prosecutor in Athens published a long list of charges against Artemis Sorras and seven of his close associates on Tuesday. The list of charges reportedly contain “half of the …

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“Revolutionary Self-Defense Group” claims responsibility for grenade in French Embassy

A Greek left-wing urban guerrilla group on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack with a hand grenade on the French embassy in Athens last week, which wounded one guard. The attackers were riding a motorcycle when they threw the hand grenade outside the building opposite parliament, in one of Athens’s …

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Urban guerilla group claims responsibility for bomb at Appeals Prosecutor

Urban guerilla group “Conspiracy of the Cells of Fire” claimed responsibility for the bomb that exploded last night in downtown Athens. The text was uploaded in a known website of the anti-authoritarian movement in Greece. They write that the bomb had a symbolic character aiming to cause only material damage …

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UPD ESM acknowledges, it is considering Debt Relief for Greece

The European Stability Mechanism has acknowledged that it is considering ways to grant debt relief to Greece, possibly by fixing the interest level at current low rates or by extending its maturities further. The ESM said in August 2015 that euro area finance ministers stood ready to consider, if necessary, …

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ECB dismisses FAZ report on “capital controls in Greece”

“The ECB Governing Council and the ECB banking supervisor would be more comfortable if there were capital controls to prevent the banks bleeding (money),” German arch-conservative daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung claimed Thursday citing an source from the European Central Bank. ECB’s concern was allegedly based on the ground of a …

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Misleading sms sends thousands of Greeks to tax offices to claim money back

A misleading sms text sent to thousands of taxpayers via mobile phone caused long queues at local tax offices as people rushed to claim back  the so-called “emergency property taxes” already paid in 2011. Geek media report that the text message was saying: “The Law 3986/11 on special solidarity levy …

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