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Inflation, price hikes change Greeks’ coffee habits

Inflation and price rises have restricted that quintessential Greek pastime of spending time with friends out of the home, drinking coffee, a new research found. Kapa Reseach found that over half of Greek coffee drinkers (54%) said they have limited the times they go out for coffee due to the …

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Generic drugs for children fully available, no price hikes, says Health Minister

Generic medication with the same therapeutic value is fully available for children, Health Minister Thanos Plevris said on Wednesday, seeking to reassure parents about shortages, particularly of inhalers and syrups. In a press conference, the health minister said, “I understand parents’ concerns, and what I am saying is that there …

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Price hikes threaten Greeks’ beloved Easter lamb roasted on the spit

Greeks are puzzled about what to bring on the Easter table and turn the euro coin twice before they proceed with purchases. Tradition requires lamb or little goat preferably whole and nicely grilled over an open fire on a spit. A delicacy is also mouth-watering kokoretsi, dyed eggs, a plethora …

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Poll: Price hikes cause of concern, ND-SYRIZA difference drops to 10.5%, no technocrats gov’t

Difference between ruling conservative New Democracy and main opposition party left-wing SYRIZA has decreased to 10.5% in the preference of potential voters as the high energy cost and the price hikes are a reason of concern for 47% of the Greeks. At the same time, Greeks seem to turn down …

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Tsipras reiterates call on early elections over ND’s pandemic handling, price hikes

Leader of main opposition left-wing SYRIZA, Alexis Tsipras, reiterated his call on early elections on Monday arguing that the conservative New Democracy government has failed to handle the coronavirus pandemic and to  the price hikes Speaking at a conference on digitalization on Monday, Tsipras said that public trust in the …

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Inflation: Greek consumer prices rise 1.7% in March due to hikes in food, fuel, transport

Greece’s inflation rate rose to 1.7 percent in March, Greek Statistics Authority ELSTAT said on Monday. The rise is due to the mass price increases in food, alcoholic drinks, tobacco, telecommunications, heating oil and transport due to special fee in fuel. In February inflation rose to 1.3% and in January …

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