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Athens signs MoU to help unaccompanied children refugees

The city of Athens and the non-profit organization, The HOME Project, signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday to provide high-quality services for unaccompanied refugee children residing in Athens. The collaboration will focus on protection, health and wellbeing, education, empowerment and livelihoods, advocacy and communication, coordination and information management, the organization said in a press […]

May 18th, 2019 | Posted in Society | Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg posts selfie from the Acropolis (photo)

The founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg is in Greece with his wife Priscilla. On the occasion of their seventh wedding anniversary, the couple visited the Acropolis and posted a selfie on social media. “Celebrating 7 years of happy marriage at the temple for the goddess of wisdom,” the founder of Facebook said on the popular […]

May 17th, 2019 | Posted in Society | Read More »

Centeno lauds Greek primary surplus, Scholz says ‘everyone will be careful in the end’

Eurogroup President Mario Centeno ahead of today’s meeting of ministers praised Athens’ ability to exceed primary surplus targets and said that this achievement has been accompanied by economic growth Greece was not on the agenda of the meeting, which was held just 10 days before crucial European Parliament elections, in which a top concern is […]

May 17th, 2019 | Posted in Society | Read More »

The Greek soap and its long path through the decades

The company Arkadi is committed to production of natural green and white soap in the traditional way since 1946. Today, we offer a range of natural soap and pure cleanliness in any modern Greek household. The family Malikouti has very deep roots in Crete, which reach up to 1700. Nicholas Malikoutis, chieftain eastern provinces of […]

August 28th, 2016 | Posted in Society | Read More »

IMF says EU exit ‘largest near-term risk’ to British economy

A UK exit from the European Union could mean the UK misses out on up to 5.6% of GDP growth by 2019, the IMF has warned. Brexit is the “largest near-term risk” to the UK economy, the IMF said in its annual UK economic outlook. It added that the net economic effects would probably be […]

June 18th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

Jo Cox MP death: Thomas Mair in court on murder charge

The man charged with the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox has appeared in court and been remanded in custody. Thomas Mair gave his name as “Death to traitors, freedom for Britain” when he appeared at Westminster Magistrates’ Court. Mrs Cox, 41, was shot and stabbed in Birstall, West Yorkshire, on Thursday. Mr Mair, 52, […]

June 18th, 2016 | Posted in Politics | Read More »

‘High-stakes achievement culture’ in schools could explain rise in teenage mental illness, says headteachers’ leader

The “high-stakes achievement culture” in schools could be one of the reasons for the increase in teenage mental illness, according to a headteachers’ leader. Brian Lightman, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders, said there were many causes for the worrying increase in teenage mental illness reported by many schools and that […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Education,Society | Read More »

Andy Burnham assured Prince Charles over complementary medicine plan

Andy Burnham, when he was health secretary, assured Prince Charles that he was keen to move forward with a pilot study to integrate complementary medicine with standard NHS care in England in response to the royal’s latest written intervention in the subject. Burnham, thanking the prince for his “kind letter” on his appointment as health […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Health,Society | Read More »

Warning from Europe: you can’t always get what you want

Eleven years ago Poland threw in its lot, somewhat nervously, with the west and joined the European Union. But in the prime minister’s chancellery building in Warsaw – once home to the imperial Russian army’s cadet corps – no one now questions the wisdom of its decision. “Communism left us doubting our abilities,” admits Rafał […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Finnancial,Society | Read More »

Poland warns David Cameron not to fool voters over EU referendum

The British people must be told the brutal truth about the damaging consequences of leaving the European Union, and not be duped into believing that they can “keep all the goodies and forget about the costs”, the Polish minister in charge of EU policy says. In an outspoken interview with the Observer, Rafał Trzaskowski, Poland’s […]

June 7th, 2015 | Posted in Politics,Society | Read More »