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Greece exposed to increased risks from climate change, says ECB-ESRB report

Banks in Greece, Spain and Portugal face increased risks from the climate change, according to a joint report by the European Central Bank (ECB) and the European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) published on July 1. Greece and other southern EU countries are exposed to increased risks, on the one hand …

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EU approves coronavirus state support for Greece, Portugal, Poland

The European Commission has approved a series of multi-billion-euro state support packages for Greece, Poland and Portugal to help soften the economic impact of the coronavirus through grants and loan guarantees. The Commission, which enforces EU anti-trust regulation, loosened its rules last month to allow EU governments to support businesses …

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Portugal “ready to receive refugees from Greece,” says minister Cabrita

Portugal is to discuss with Greece how refugee reception is to be carried out by the Greek authorities, the minister of internal administration Eduardo Cabrita said on Tuesday. Eduardo Cabrita, who began a two-day official visit to Greece on Monday, said Portugal was ready to receive migrants from refugee camps …

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25-year-old theft victim dies after falling 20m from rock of Philopappou Hill

Greek police investigates the death of a 25-year-old Greek who fell from the rocks of Philopappou Hill in central Athens, on Wednesday night. The young man was there with his 23-year-old girl friend who is from Portugal. The couple was reportedly approached by three men around 11 o’ clock at …

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Portugal’s socialist Mario Centeno wins Eurogroup Presidency

Portugal’s Finance Minister, socialist Mario Centeno won the Eurogroup presidency in two rounds of voting in Brussels Monday afternoon! The Latvian and Slovak finance ministers dropped out after the first round. Centeno won in a head to head against Luxemburg’s Pierre Gramegna. 51-year-old Mario Centeno is an economist and academic  …

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Scotland Yard is looking for Madeleine’s secret in Athens

Scotland Yard is looking for the secret of British toddler Madeleine McCann in Athens after a witness contacted the team Grange. A Greek newspaper revealed that a German citizen living in Athens contacted  “Team Grange” claiming he had information about the case as he was in nearby area when 3-year-old …

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CoachActivism 2017 offers pro-bono sessions to volunteers working with refugees

Are you currently a volunteer working with refugees in Greece or Portugal? Do you want to know how to prevent burn-out, develop professional skills and  process with work efficiency? For the second year volunteers and front line workers working with refugees have the opportunity to receive pro-bono support from professional …

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Portugal wins Eurovision 2017, Greece lands 19th in 26 countries total

Portugal won the 62nd competition of Eurovision 2017 with a love ballad. Portugal won the Eurovision  for the first time in the history of the contest. Salvador Sobral, 27, won with his love ballad Amar Pelos Dois, which was written by his sister. He said on receiving the trophy: “We …

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Portugal’s FinMin Centeno: EU should discuss Greece’s Debt Relief

The European Union should discuss debt relief for Greece and potentially move ahead even without the International Monetary Fund, Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno said in an interview published Tuesday by the Bild newspaper. “We have to start this discussion,” the German newspaper quoted Centeno as saying. Eurozone finance ministers …

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