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Yesterday | EKathimerini

From the bougatsan to the cronut, hybrid pastries are the word

Cronut lovers will be pleased to know that the delicious pastry has now reached Greek shores.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

EKathimerini

Prosecutor proposes new trial for ex-Thessaloniki mayor

An appeals court prosecutor on Tuesday proposed that Vassilis Papageorgopoulos , the former mayor of Thessaloniki who had a life sentence for embezzlement shortened to a 12-year term last week, face trial again on charges of money laundering.

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EKathimerini

Kastoria church robber caught in the act

A prosecutor on Tuesday brought multiple charges of theft against a 37-year-old man alleged to have stolen votive offerings from two churches in the region of Kastoria, northern Greece, and to have sold them in neighboring Albania for 1,600 euros.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Art Daily

Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art opens 'Superflow'

The exhibition is part of the platform of Maria PapadimitriouA's project A'T.A.M.A.A' .

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EKathimerini

Nearly 10 mln packets of contraband cigarettes intercepted

Members of the SDOE financial crimes unit on Monday intercepted nearly 10 million packets of contraband cigarettes in a container at the port of Thessaloniki, northern Greece.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Greeks 'Should Withdraw Deposits from Foreign Banks' - Minister

Greek Development Minister Nikos Dendias has called on citizens to withdraw their assets from foreign banks and return them the country.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

EKathimerini

Trying to understand why and how people act

The reason for this interview was his recent beating in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, that was allegedly prompted by his academic views.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

EKathimerini

Woman under police guard after throwing her dead new-born in trash

A 37-year-old woman was being treated for post-natal complications at Thessaloniki's Ippokrateio Hospital on Friday under police guard after she allegedly threw her dead baby in a garbage dumpster.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

EKathimerini

Vodafone bids for Greek telecoms company Forthnet

Greece's biggest subscription television provider Forthnet said on Thursday it had received a joint takeover bid from Britain's Vodafone and its Greek business partner Wind.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

EKathimerini

Father and son detained after illegal liquor is discovered in their car

Police in Giannitsa, northern Greece, on Wednesday detained a father and son believed to have been running a contraband alcohol business.

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UKClimbing.com

Remvi Irakleitsa [East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece]

Crag features The climbing sector of Remvi is located next to Irakleitsa, in Kavala prefecture.

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Anna.aero

Vueling and Norwegian fly to more countries than Ryanair and easyJet; ...

In a world where it's all about having lots of choice, Vueling and Norwegian both serve 38 countries, way more than easyJet and Ryanair - even though they are three to four times bigger.

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Jerusalem Post

Summer dining

Shalom Levi and Lior Dori grew up in the same neighborhood in Rishon Lezion. Levi's grandmother, who came to Israel from Thessaloniki, Greece, was a great cook.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

EKathimerini

Summer storms cause problems in Thessaloniki, spread across the country

Several main roads in the center of Thessaloniki became flooded due to strong downpours on Tuesday morning and parts of the northern port city were left without electricity as storms knocked out power lines.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

EKathimerini

Syros film fest stakes its claim

While film buffs in Greece normally circle September and November on their calendars for the Athens and Thessaloniki film festivals respectively, there is one more event trying to break out: the Syros International Film Festival.

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Fox News

Former mayor of Greece's 2nd largest city has life sentence for corruption reduced to 12 years

A Greek court has reduced the prison sentence for the former mayor of the country's second largest city, finding him guilty of embezzling more than a 17 million in city funds.

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EKathimerini

Sunday store opening met with protests in Athens and Thessaloniki

There were protests in Athens and Thessaloniki on Sunday to mark the first day that a new law, allowing stores in 10 parts of the country to open on the last day of the week, was being implemented.

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EKathimerini

Thessaloniki bus drivers on strike over unpaid wages

There will be no buses in Thessaloniki from Monday due to a strike until further notice by drivers at the local public transport company, OASTH, who say they have not been paid in more than a month.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Sunday Herald

Travel: an odyssey to a very different Greece

The sun's as hot, the sea's the same cool, translucent blue, and the general atmosphere is still...well...why rush? But this isn't the Greece that so many of us know and love.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Gridded Geometry Illuminators - The Himmeli Diamond Star Light from...

This Himmeli Diamond Star light from Etsy's Panselinos shop features a complex and geometric design.

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