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Archive - Oct 24, 2010

A fault start and surrealistic scenes put the beginning of the Basketball Championship of Greece

24 October 2010 / 20:10:04  
With a false start and surreal scenes started the Basketball Championship in Greece. Scenes, which "decorated" the pitches during the three games, competed against each other. The first bad news came shortly before the beginning of the match between Aris and Olympiakos. Before the match the yellow team had agreed with the players of Olympiakos for a general strike. Guests, however, ultimately decided to compete. During the game between teams of Kavala and Ilisiakos on the other hand there was also a fight between the police and the players who declared a strike.

Over 20 billion euro is the annual turnover of the street vendors in Greece

24 October 2010 / 17:10:03  
According to the report of the European Commission on the other hand only in 2009 in Greece were seized almost 22 million units of counterfeit of the original goods, which takes the Mediterranean country to the first place. Bulgaria appears in fourth place with 11.3 million unreported goods on the black market.

The basketball players of Panathinaikos crashed PAOK in an uneven battle

24 October 2010 / 15:10:20  
With a score of 108-61 ended the basketball game between the teams of Panathinaikos and PAOK, which was played on the OAKA pitch in Athens. The reason for the huge difference in results lies not so much in the superiority of the home team tonight as much as in the number of players of PAOK. The team appeared in the Olympic complex only with its 5 foreign players, as the Greek players are on strike. The non typical game was also held in non typical atmosphere. The hall in OAKA was half empty, a fact which should bother the hosts, having in mind that this was the first game of the greens on their field.

Barclays gives over 50 percent chance that Greece will reschedule its debt

24 October 2010 / 14:10:39  
The manager of the Bank of Greece George Provopoulos: The economy cannot withstand another tax increase, from now the cuts in public expenditures is the only chance

Natasa Theodoridou “I have never lead a wasteful life”

24 October 2010 / 12:10:23  
Natasa Theodoridou is firmly convinced that the crisis could not take the Greek away from his favorite music. In an interview for the magazine Down Town the singer known for her love for the rather folk type of music and her realistic outlook on life said: "I did not believe this and I will never believe it. The Greek is so connected with his song, so "involved" in its sound that it is difficult to have a good time without it. Regardless of what type of music he prefers. Whichever type he prefers, eventually all roads lead to the folk song that reaches his heart and drives him up on his feet.

Greece has been thrown out from the routs of the international cruises

24 October 2010 / 10:10:50  
The European Commission of cruise companies made a decision that it cannot take a risk and the foreign tourist ships will no longer be mooring on Greek soil until 2012 at the earliest.

The banks do not wish to risk by financing alternative energy projects

24 October 2010 / 08:10:51  
Experts in the filed advise that the production of energy from renewable sources turns to the pension funds and insurance companies for long term investments.