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  1. Slipper vendor, 90, fined over lack of accounting records

    An unlicensed 90-year-old street vendor has been fined 2,600 euros by her local tax office in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, because she didn’t keep accounting records. 

  2. Trio arrested in mountains with 122.75 kg of hashish

    Three foreign nationals – two 29-year-olds and a 26-year-old – were arrested in a mountainous region of Thesprotia in northwestern Greece, not far from the border with Albania, at midnight on Wednesday after being found in possession of 122.75 kilograms of unprocessed hashish. 

  3. Transatlantic friendship has brought Jaime Vera back to Greece

    Jaime Vera, the 56-year old Chilean manager, has left his homeland to travel to Greece for work, in response to the call by OFI technical director Yiannis Samaras and his more famous son, and is now close to saving the historic Cretan team from relegation.

  4. Another body turns up in the Filipina murders

    Another dead body turned up in the investigation of the Filipina murders, with media sources saying the suspected serial killer reportedly gave another confession but could not remember if the victim was from India or Nepal.

  5. EU officials criticize government policy mix

    As the government finalizes a new package of handouts in the countdown to local and European elections next month, European officials are skeptical about the large primary surpluses from which the benefits are to come, arguing that they are partly due to cuts to the country’s public investment program.

  6. Granted asylum requests dropped in EU in 2018

    The European Union's statistics agency says more than 300,000 people were granted asylum within the bloc last year, a drop of almost 40 percent from 2017.

  7. Meimarakis gives up parliamentary seat ahead of EU vote

    New Democracy lawmaker Evangelos Meimarakis has given up his parliamentary seat ahead of European Parliament elections in May.

  8. Does the prime minister agree with Mr Polakis?

    It is truly very, very difficult for someone to understand what is going on in Alternate Health Minister Pavlos Polakis’s head.

  9. SOS for PPC

    The financial state of the country’s biggest company, Public Power Corporation (PPC), is anything but inexplicable. It would suffice for one to follow the thread of decisions that were taken, starting in 2015.

  10. Cyprus: New bond issues help repay Russian loan faster

    Cyprus' finance minister says new bond issues will save the country money by helping to pay off the remainder of a 2.5 billion-euro ($2.8 billion) Russian loan more quickly.

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