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Bland & Boring as usual: Grexit-dish served by ECB’s Nowotny

Despite some progress recorded during the Brussels Group meeting on Saturday, creditors’ pressure against Greece remains high. It is the same indirect threat being told over and over again. That the eurozone is not afraid of a Greek exit from the eurozone as the impact would not be as devastating …

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Where is Santa right now? Track-Tour 2014

As I write this post there are still nine days to go until Santa and the reindeers make a tour around the world to bring presents and joy. Santa and his elves are currently in the Santa’s village in North Pole. They work hard to fulfill every child’s wish and …

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Greek police searches for biological parents of little blond girl found in Roma settlement

A shock in the assumption the little girl may have been abducted by a couple. Or was it a failed illegal adoption of a new born? A blond girl, approximately four years old, was found in a Roma settlement in Farsala in Central Greece.  she was kept by a couple …

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Survey: 51% of Europeans believe austerity politics have failed

51% of Europeans believe austerity politics have failed. Greece, Portugal and Cyprus have expressed the greatest degree of dissatisfaction with austerity policies According to a study by the Gallup Institute for the “Debating Europe” platform, 51% of Europeans believe that the austerity policies implemented to combat the crisis have failed, …

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Philip Morris to turn town of Agrinio into Europe’s tobacco warehouse

Big investment on the way. Greece will turn into tobacco warehouse for the whole of Europe. Philip Morris has plans to build a new central warehouse in Agrinio, a town in western Greece and supply with tobacco all smokers within the European boundaries. “Philip Morris plans to take 50 percent …

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Greek prosecutor investigates illegal horse trade and abattoirs for export

Stolen horses, malnourished horses, abused horses. Do they all land in illegal slaughterhouses and get exported to Europe in form of steaks and minced meat? A prosecutor investigates claims and complaints  that Greece might be a centre for the export of horse meat. Just weeks after the horsemeat scandal in …

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