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Archive - Dec 2010

December 31st

Unionists warn waste management price will increase three times

31 December 2010 / 18:12:55  
Trade union leaders of municipalities’ workers in Attica insist recycling projects to continue and do not accept the decisions for digging pits in which waste will melt organically passing first through the mechanical processing plant. Currently after the waste in Greece is collected from the bins on the streets it goes straight to the so-called HITA - landfills, where the waste is covered with soil to decompose. Mayors’ proposal is a plant for mechanical processing of waste to be built which, according to sources, reduces its volume by 80%.

2011 – mass disobedience and collapse of one of the world currencies

31 December 2010 / 16:12:36  
The global crisis continues in 2011 despite the apparent end of it. Dramatic developments in the astrological climate are observed neither up, nor down.

Thievish petrol stations owners in prison

31 December 2010 / 10:12:48  
The annual profit of inaccurate traders was around 400,000 euros and the price of the device on the black market is between € 1,000 and € 5,000.

Olympic Air and Aegean Airline merger decision to be announced in a few days

31 December 2010 / 09:12:42  
Commissioner Joaquin Almunia promised that consumer interests will be protected.

December 30th

Bomb exploded in front of the Administrative Court in Athens without causing casualties, police investigations relate to Conspiracy of Fire Nuclei

30 December 2010 / 18:12:18  
A powerful explosion shook the centre of Athens a little after 08:20 this morning. Bomb placed in the trunk of a motorcycle exploded in front of the Administrative Court in Ambelokipi neighbourhood.

GRR HOT 15: Vote for the song of 2010

30 December 2010 / 16:12:29  
Hello, music fans! Today's edition of GRR Hot 15 is much more different than any other during the year. The reason more than clear is its ending. So, instead of jumping into the routine we will celebrate together the 15 coolest songs of the past 365 days. We expect you to choose the song of 2010!

Tobacco growers are not afraid of the crisis

30 December 2010 / 14:12:09  
The excise duty on cigarettes and tobacco were increased twice in 2010. This directly affected the owners of kiosks for cigarettes as their profit margin fell significantly but not manufacturers.