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  1. European Court Fines Greece for Violation of Foreign Workers’ Rights

    03.30 / 16:28 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    The European Court of Human Rights vindicated the victims and awarded damages of thousands of euros for migrants who were employed in strawberry crops in Manolada under appalling living and working conditions. Judging the appeal of 42 laborers from Bangladesh, the ECHR held that they were victims of forced labor. The court also found that…
  2. There are Still Some Thorns that Prevent Agreement, Say EU Sources

    03.30 / 16:18 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    European sources on Thursday said that progress has been recorded in the deliberations between the Greek government and the institutions, noting that there are still, however, some “thorns” that do not allow the reaching of an agreement that will pave the way for a Staff Level Agreement. According to information from Brussels the danger of…
  3. Greeks Cut on Bread and Milk Due to Economic Crisis

    03.30 / 11:32 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    Sales of bread and milk dropped by 5% to 7% in the first two months of the year, said the President of the Association of Greek Food Industries (SEVT), Evangelos Kaloussis on Wednesday. Kaloussis addressed the annual SEVT conference saying that the decline is sales of staples such as bread and milk is unprecedented and is …
  4. Original Works by Contemporary Greek Artists to Sell in Museums and Archaeological Sites Around Greece

    03.30 / 11:28 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    Original works by contemporary Greek artists will be put on sale in the country’s museums and archaeological sites under a deal signed on Wednesday between the Visual Arts Chamber of Greece and the Archaeological Receipts Fund (ARF), which manages the sites and museums. The deal aims to promote the work of Greece’s contemporary artists, with [&#…
  5. ND Spox: Greece Will Not Return to Normality Even if the Negotiation Concludes

    03.30 / 10:53 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    Main opposition New Democracy (ND) spokesman Vassilis Kikilias on Thursday in an interview with Skai TV leveled against the government saying that even if the negotiation concludes, the country will not return to normality. Kikillias, who participates in the EPP Congress in Malta, referred to the pension cuts, the lower tax-free threshold and the sale…
  6. New Single Airport Modernization and Development Levy Will Apply to Children

    03.30 / 10:47 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    From next month on, the levy that applies to passengers’ tickets who fly to Greece from outside of the Schengen zone will be the same as those flying within the bloc, however, the levy will also be applying to children’ tickets, sources have reported. Tickets for children aged 2 to 5 will have the levy…
  7. Brexit Repercussions Costly to Greece

    03.30 / 10:43 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    Britain’s departure from the European Union has direct and indirect repercussions on Greece, with the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) issuing a statement calling on EU to negotiate a deal that would ensure effective access of Greek products in the British market. Britain ranks 7th in Greece’s export destinations. Greek exports to the United Kingdom…
  8. Greek Super League Changes: Champion Qualifies After Play-offs in 14-Team League

    03.30 / 10:30 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    The board of Greece’s Super League on Wednesday decided that from now on the champion will be determined after play-off games and the number of clubs will be reduced to 14 as of the 2018-2019 season. As of next season (2017-2018), the first six teams of Greece’s top football division will play double matches between…
  9. The Government Will Not Legislate Without Comprehensive Agreement Including Debt

    03.29 / 19:46 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    The government will not legislate if there is not a comprehensive agreement that will include the debt issue, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos on Wednesday said in statements to Star TV. Tzanakopoulos expressed optimism that the negotiation on the second programme review will soon have a positive outcome. “The aim of the government is to have…
  10. ‘Abyss’ Scans and Reveals the Secrets of Santorini and Kolumbo Volcanoes

    03.29 / 19:41 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    The research vessel RV Poseidon of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research of Kiel in cooperation with the Geology Department of Kapodistrian University of Athens are examining the seabed and the underseas volcanoes of the islands of Cyclades with focus on the volcano of Santorini and the submarine volcano Kolumbo. The expedition started on…
  11. UNICEF Report Says Greece Leads In Child Poverty Within EU-14

    03.29 / 19:37 greekreporter.com Greekreporter.com - Greece
    A report released by UNICEF on Wednesday shows the dramatic downgrade of children’s living conditions in Greece, that is by far the leading country in which children are deprived of the basic essentials and services within the EU-14 at 45%. This figure is nearly double that of Italy that follows child deprivation at 24.6%. The…