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Archive - May 2009

May 26th

Upcoming revolution in the traditional notion of media and news

26 May 2009 / 17:05:29  
Not long ago ended the Fifth global meeting of the Bulgarian media, which was broadly covered and analyzed by the media. Following, I will present you my entirely subjective view of the media forum, because of three reasons.

Espresso mania among Greeks

26 May 2009 / 15:05:28  

The most beloved coffee of Greeks will probably be the espresso, which is becoming more and more popular. For one year Greeks have spent ?237 million in supermarkets, in order to consume 16.3 million kilos of coffee.

Competition for the new logo of "Olympic Airlines"

26 May 2009 / 13:05:08  
Marfin Ivestment Group (MIG) announced an open contest for the new logo of the Greek airline carrier Olympic Airways, which it bought not too long ago. The winner of the competition will win ?20 000.

700 000 Muslims without a mosque in Athens

26 May 2009 / 12:05:41  
The bill for building a legal Muslim mosque is sinking under dust and the ?15 million given for its construction have disappeared.

May 25th

Тhe good news is - there's no bad news

25 May 2009 / 15:05:45  
The Dow Jones did marginally better than last week, closing at 8277.3 points, a 0.1% rise. In London, the FTSE 100 closed the week at 4357.3, which is a 0.4% rise from last week. The Athens stock exchange rose 6.8% this week, closing on Friday at 2280.15 points.

Right wave storming towards the European parliament

25 May 2009 / 12:05:26  
Lord Howell, vice-leader of the conservatives and foreign policy spokesman in the Lords Chamber of the British parliament predicted that politicians will be shocked by the Euro-election results.

The Greek film "Dogtooth" took an award in Cannes

25 May 2009 / 11:05:51  

The movie “Dogtooth” of the 35 year old director Georgios Lanthimos took the prestigious Un Certain Regard Prize on the Cannes Festival.