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Archive - May 13, 2009

Fitch lowered Greece's credit rating

13 May 2009 / 12:05:08  
The international agency put a "negative" lable on its prognosis for the development of the Greek economy but it kept its long-term prognosis to level A.

120 000 laptops given out to high school students

13 May 2009 / 11:05:13  
Free laptops will be given out to 120 000 first year high school students. Students will receive a coupon for between ?400 and ?500 and with it, they will be able to buy a laptop.

Depeche Mode vocalist hospitalized, the concert is postponed

13 May 2009 / 09:05:59  
Over 30 000 fans, of one of the most successful British bands of all time, waited for Depeche Mode to come on stage. Unfortunatelly, David Gahan had gastroenteritis and the band could not perform.

Greece on the watch-out for swine influenza

13 May 2009 / 08:05:57  
The Greek Health Ministry undertook new measures for protecting the country from dissemination of swine flu, because scientists are expecting the infection to spread all around the world.