Hundreds of homeless people are living on the streets and refuse to sleep in the municipal buildings open for the cold nights for fear that someone else will take their place. The problem is particularly noticeable in the centre because of the dozens of drug addicted foreigners, who are interested only in obtaining the next, sometimes lethal, dose.
The eccentric businessman was arrested twice in a day and was sentenced for non-payment of VAT for 2011. When he was shown his cell, he turned to the guards and asked them, "Do you bring breakfast to the room?"
Most accidents occur on Saturday and not on highways but in cities, the main causes are failure to comply with traffic signs, failure to yield the right of way, high speed, driver distraction and use of alcohol.
According to unofficial data, the Greek state is losing billions of euro in fuel smuggling. According to senior government officials, there is a system in the Ministry of Finance opposing any attempt to address fuel smuggling.