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MEP Lagos penalized for tearing up Turkish flag during EP debate

The European Parliament penalized Greek MEP and former member of the far-right Golden Dawn party, Giannis Lagos for tearing up a paper copy of the Turkish flag during a debate in the EP last month. For using insulting language and tearing apart a national symbol, Lagos will lose seven days …

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Patras: Traffic police fines …horse

A horse without rider galloping through the streets of a city? Impossible! A concerned citizen who saw the horse wandering around in the streets of Patras, Western Peloponnese, alarmed the  police. A traffic policeman was sent to the spot to deal with the case. Unable to find any other solution …

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Taxi driver fined €14,000 for failing to pay highway tolls

A Greek court  fined a tax driver with 14,000 euro for failing to pay highway tolls. The tax driver crossed 73 times the toll posts of Rio, Zevgolatio and Elefsis for 1. July 2011 until 30. August 2012 without paying the toll fees. The consortium of Olympia Odos, the company …

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Greek Journalist Fined €25,000 for Calling Merkel a ‘tart’

Yiorgos Trangas, the radio journalist who referred to the German chancellor as the “tart of Berlin” during a live broadcast was fined 25,000 euro. Trangas, who was described by German DER SPIEGEL as ‘cult figure’ has been ‘fighting’ through his radio and television show against the “German Economic Occupation” since Greece sought the …

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