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After 20 years of cutting waste, feeding the needy, food bank keeps up good work during crisis
By Ioanna FotiadiIt’s 8 a.m. and the atmosphere on a side street in the town of Kryoneri, just north of Athens, is intense. Trucks are coming and going, emptied and filled. It’s the moment...
Juncker’s EU commission team set for parliamentary green light
By Jonathan StearnsJean-Claude Juncker’s team of European Union commissioners is poised to win parliamentary approval Wednesday, allowing the handover of EU executive power to take place as schedule...
Careful what you wish for
By Alexis PapachelasEveryone is in a rush to become prime minister in this country, as if they have not learned a single thing from its political history.While still in opposition, PASOK’s George Pa...
Taking care of our key industry
It’s time to face facts: Tourism is the country’s heavy industry.The sector’s considerable contribution has served as a stabilizing factor for the local economy, essentially placing the country ...
Credit sector officials sleeping easy ahead of stress test results
22/10/2014 00:26
By Yiannis PapadoyiannisAnalysts, investment banks and institutional investors appear optimistic regarding the results of the European Central Bank stress tests on local lenders, which has been mirror...
Certainty on primary surplus target
22/10/2014 00:22
The state budget’s primary surplus beat expectations by almost a billion euros in the first nine months of the year, General Accounting Office data confirmed on Tuesday, but tax revenues and social ...
Feverish talks on payment plan proposals
22/10/2014 00:07
While old debts to the state have grown to 70.1 billion euros, after adding another billion in September, an eagerly anticipated regulation for the provision of new payment programs is being delayed d...
TUI promises even more tourists
21/10/2014 23:58
By Stathis KousounisLeading European tour operator TUI will bring some 2.2 million tourists to Greece next year, in addition to getting the season off to an early start compared to other years and off...
Parties at odds over university ID checks
21/10/2014 21:56
The row over whether security guards should check the identity cards of anyone entering the grounds of Athens University heated up Tuesday, with the government and SYRIZA trading accusations over a pr...
Archaeologists find missing head of Amphipolis sphinx
21/10/2014 23:13
Archaeologists digging at a tomb dating to the era of Alexander the Great in ancient Amphipolis in northern Greece have found the missing head of one of the two sphinxes guarding the entrance of the g...

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