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Luxury watch stolen in armed robbery in Denmark found in Athens

A luxury watch stolen during an armed robbery in Denmark five years ago was located in Greece when a woman brought it to a store for repair in Athens. The robbery was attributed to international jewel thief network Pink Panthers. As its serial number was registered, the store technician identified …

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Denmark to financially support unaccompanied minors in Greece

Denmark will offer approximately three million euros to Greece to support unaccompanied refugee minors the funding will follow an agreement Alternate Minister of Migration and Asylum George Koumoutsakos and Danish Minister for Development Cooperation Rasmus Prehn signed on Friday According to the text of the agreement, “the decision to make …

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EU sues Denmark for keep on labeling its white cheese as “Feta”

The European Commission has decided to take Denmark to the European Court Court of Justice for labeling its white cheese as “feta” and failing to adequately fulfil its obligations under the EU law on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs. Companies based in Denmark produce and export white cheese …

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Municipality of Rhodes awards loyal tourists from Denmark, UK and Germany

The Tourism Directorate of the Municipality of Rhodes awarded several tourists from Denmark, England, Scotland and Germany for being “loyal” visitors to the Knights’ island. More than 20 tourists received Awards of Honorary Distinctions of the Friends of Rhodes at a ceremony hosted at the City Hall of Rhodes. The …

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“Help A Dane”: Denmark appeals to Greeks to save tourists

“Esteemed citizens of Greece. Denmark needs your help.” In quite acceptable Greek, presenter Danish Mikael Bertelsen explains the reasons why Greeks should help Danish tourists whenever they see them around. The campaign appeals to the kindness of  foreigners to save Danes. “We love Greece, but there is a problem” Bertelsen …

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Danish MP suggests shooting at boats carrying migrants

Security forces should shoot at the boats of migrants trying to reach the European Union illegally, a member of parliament for the Danish government’s main political ally, the Danish People’s Party, suggested on national television. “The only efficient way is to turn the boats and say: ‘You cannot sail within …

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Two Greeks arrested after making joke of “bomb in suitcase” at Copenhagen Airport

There is always a Greek somewhere in the world… Most of these Greeks we are proud of become famous due to extraordinary achievements in science and culture. But there are also these “other Greeks”, the “jokesters” who think the whole world is a joke and that making fun is the …

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Danish Tourists Stranded in Crete as Airliner Goes Bankrupt

Dozens of Danish tourists were stunned (and probably angry) to learn at the Chania airport on Friday that the airliner Cimber Sterling to take them back home had gone bankruptcy. Local news website Cretalive.gr reported that the tourists were unable to return home and that  local tour operations were doing their best to find alternatives …

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Fake Clowns Seek 15 sec of Fame with Greek Crisis

I have been in a dilemma for quite some time now, as to whether I should post about some prominent or totally unknown clowns around Europe who misuse Greece’s financial situation to gain their 15 seconds of fame. Just recently I read about a German tax consultant who tried to cross …

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