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Dublin: 10 °C Thursday 17 April, 2014


# greece - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens

The explosion came as Greece prepared to return to bond markets. No one was injured in the incident.

# greece - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Greece could get more cash after Troika agree next step in bailout programme IMF

Greece could get more cash after Troika agree next step in bailout programme

Meanwhile, IMF chief Christine Lagarde denied any wrongdoing as she was questioned for the third time by French prosecutors in a corruption case.

# greece - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Part of ancient fresco stolen from Pompeii

Part of the depiction was chiseled off with a metallic object.

# greece - Friday 7 March, 2014

From Business ETC A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009 Debt

A Greek bank is to issue bonds for the first time since 2009

Piraeus Bank SA requires more than €6 billion worth of capital.

# greece - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Drive In cinema comes to Dublin

Set the Sat Nav for Dun Laoghaire.

# greece - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Seven arrests in Greece over baby trafficking

The illegal adoption of a 10-day-old baby was said to have been prevented.

# greece - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Tuesday

Today everyone’s been talking about the HSE’s €2.6 million payout, Marie Fleming being asked to provide proof of her illness and why President Higgins’ adviser left her job.

Are people in Greece giving themselves HIV to get social welfare?

Media reports this morning suggest citizens desperate for money are resorting to this drastic action.

# greece - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Dijsselbloem: EU ministers are ‘losing patience’ with Greece

The Eurogroup President made the comments to a Greek newspaper ahead of the country’s draft budget announcement today.

# greece - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From The Score VIDEO: Greek defender scores screamer of an own goal in playoff with Romania WTF?

# greece - Friday 15 November, 2013

From The Score As Romania eye seedings boost in World Cup play-offs, tonight Ireland fans back Greece Greek To Me

# greece - Friday 1 November, 2013

Two people killed outside offices of Greek far-right party Golden Dawn

The shooting comes just weeks after the indictment of six Golden Dawn lawmakers for their involvement in a “criminal organisation”.

# greece - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Maria’s Bulgarian mother denies selling her daughter

Sasha Ruseva makes first public appearance since DNA tests proved she is biological mother of girl taken from foster parents in Greece.

# greece - Friday 25 October, 2013

DNA test confirms Bulgarian couple are parents of ‘Maria’

The mother of the young girl has said she left her with a Roma couple in Greece because she was too poor to care for her.

From The Daily Edge Relax, the tweeting bra has finally arrived Tweet Tweet

Relax, the tweeting bra has finally arrived

We won’t ask what the delay was.

Bulgarian woman undergoes DNA test in ‘Maria’ case

The woman has been tested for a match with the child found in Greece and served with preliminary charges of child selling.

# greece - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Human Rights Commissioner slams media reporting of Roma child cases

Nils Muižnieks says reporting of the cases reinforced the myth of Roma people “as child abductors”.

Pavee Point calls for full independent review into Roma child cases

The group is calling on the Government to set up a full independent review of how state authorities acted, after two children were removed, then returned to their families.

# greece - Monday 21 October, 2013

Roma couple charged with abducting mystery child ‘Maria’

The young girl was found at a Roma camp last week in Greece.

Court appearance for couple as authorities search for Maria’s true identity

The couple suspected of abducting the child are due to appear in court today.

# greece - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about James Reilly, injuries on a United Airlines flight to Dublin and a massive fine for JP Morgan.

Mystery girl in Roma camp was abandoned by mother, says arrested couple

A lawyer for the couple said that the child was not kidnapped or trafficked – but police said they repeatedly changed their story about the girl.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# greece - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about a threat against Phil Hogan, an ATM scam and a plane crash in Belgium.

Discovery of girl in Greek Roma camp gives hope to missing boy’s family

Ben Needham went missing in 1991 on the Greek island of Kos and links were previously made to the Roma community in the area he disappeared from.

Irish embassy ‘made contact with Greek police’ over detention of Irishwoman’s husband

Mark Marku has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in connection with a number of armed robberies.

# greece - Friday 18 October, 2013

Greek police try to identify mystery girl found in Roma camp

The young girl was found in a Roma camp during police searches and is said to be four years old.

From The Score VIDEO: Is this the most bizarre headed goal you’ve ever seen? Lucky Break

VIDEO: Is this the most bizarre headed goal you’ve ever seen?

From Greece, we bring you this corner kick routine.

# greece - Thursday 3 October, 2013

Leader of far-right Golden Dawn detained on criminal charges

Greek authorities are moving to dismantle Golden Dawn — which has 18 members in the 300-seat parliament — after the shock murder of an anti-fascist musician on September 18.

# greece - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

From Business ETC Slight rise in EU unemployment rate Jobless Numbers

Slight rise in EU unemployment rate

The biggest increases in unemployment were in Greece and Cyprus. Ireland is seventh worst out of the 28 EU members.

# greece - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Greek police launch crackdown on neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party

The party’s leader and a number of other members have been arrested as police get tough after the murder of a leftist musician.

# greece - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Suicide rate amongst young people in Ireland fourth highest in EU

Young men aged 20-24 are most at risk. 42 per cent of those who took their own lives in 2010 – the latest year covered by CSO stats – were aged under 40.

# greece - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

Judge throws out pivotal anti-racism case by neo-Nazi party in Greece

Golden Dawn had filed the lawsuit against left-wing groups accusing them of inciting violence against the neo-Nazi party.

# greece - Saturday 24 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Restaurant offers customers ‘Irish Anus’ Rare

Restaurant offers customers ‘Irish Anus’

And how would you like that cooked, sir?

# greece - Friday 2 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge This woman blacked up as Stevie Wonder in a TV talent show Superstition

This woman blacked up as Stevie Wonder in a TV talent show

Oh, and pretended to be blind. No biggie.

# greece - Monday 29 July, 2013

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands Greece This post contains images

Villages evacuated as wildfires rage on Greek islands

The Greek islands of Rhodes, Crete and Serifos have all been affected by the outbreak of fires.

# greece - Thursday 25 July, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# greece - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Greek lawmakers gear up for crucial austerity vote

Under proposed reforms, thousands of civil servants in Greece will have eight months to find new posts or accept those offered to them. Otherwise, they would lose their job.

# greece - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Greece readies itself for another general strike

Unions have called for a one-day national mobilisation against the axing re-deployment of thousands of civil servants.

# greece - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Even low levels of air pollution can lead to lung cancer, major new study shows

Researchers found that there was “no threshold below which there was no risk” in a major study of 300,000 people.

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