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# greek - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From The42 Arsenal complete signing of young Greek defender Mavropanos Promising

Arsenal complete signing of young Greek defender Mavropanos

The Gunners have brought in the 20-year-old for a fee of around £1.8 million.

# greek - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar

Greek workers are protesting against staff shortages that have resulted from terminating hundreds of short-term contracts.

# greek - Saturday 10 June, 2017

The creator of the ham and pineapple pizza dies aged 83

Sam Panopoulos earned a place in history by putting canned pineapple and ham on a pizza.

# greek - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Greek anarchists target Dublin financial firm with 'exploding letter'

The package was intercepted in Paris before it reached its Irish destination.

# greek - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them

They cost anything from €3 million to €40 million.

# greek - Saturday 19 December, 2015

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe

Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.

# greek - Saturday 7 November, 2015

There's an ambitious plan to reboot one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

And it would only cost around €250 million.

# greek - Saturday 3 October, 2015

In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her

All that is known of the little girl is that she was seven, and that she died in search of a better future.

# greek - Friday 14 August, 2015

Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout

The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.

# greek - Monday 20 July, 2015

Greek banks reopen as citizens face massive price hikes

Greeks will be able to withdraw up to €420 at once per week.

# greek - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland push for debt relief if Greece gets a better deal?

It looks like Tsipras is on track to negotiating a sweeter deal.

# greek - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Hold onto your hats: there's to be ANOTHER European summit this coming Sunday to discuss Greece

But according to European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, Greece has until 8.30am on Friday at the latest to submit its final proposals.

# greek - Monday 6 July, 2015

Greece has met its new finance minister as the ECB hits the country where it hurts

The European Central Bank raised the haircuts on its Emergency Liquidity Assistance to Greece this evening.

# greek - Monday 29 June, 2015

People are queuing for ATMs in Greece - but they can only get €60

Pensioners are also queuing outside closed banks.

# greek - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the Greek government right to hold a referendum on its bailout deal?

Tsipras is going to let the people decide – is that the right thing to do?

# greek - Friday 26 June, 2015

The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago

Here’s 11 things you might not have known about their economy.

# greek - Thursday 5 February, 2015

Euro takes a wallop as ECB plays hardball with Greece

The central bank will no longer accept Greek debt as collateral for loans.

# greek - Monday 26 January, 2015

Ten people dead after Greek fighter jet crashes at Spanish military base

Around 20 people are said to have been injured in the incident.

# greek - Sunday 18 January, 2015

Mastermind of jihadist cell in Belgium 'still at large'

Meanwhile, arrests made in Greece yesterday are said to be unconnected to the cell.

# greek - Friday 7 March, 2014

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

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

# greek - 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.

# greek - Saturday 19 October, 2013

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.

# greek - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Neo-Nazi office near Athens bombed

A bomb exploded outside an office of the Greek neo-Nazi group Golden Dawn, which has been blamed for recent violent attacks on migrants.

# greek - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

From The42 Champions League preview: Giroud returns to Montpellier in search of form Group B

Champions League preview: Giroud returns to Montpellier in search of form

The Gunners’ new striker may not even make the team on his return to his old stomping ground.

# greek - Monday 20 August, 2012

Greek exit from eurozone would be 'manageable' says top ECB official

The comments from Joerg Asmussen come at the beginning of another crucial week for the single currency and troubled Greece.

# greek - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Greek leaders continue talks, with only five weeks worth of cash left

Opposition leader Antonis Samaras will meet with the Greek president today. Samaras is calling for a snap election.

# greek - Saturday 5 November, 2011

Greek prime minister survives confidence vote

George Papandreou has made a pledge to step aside if necessary, and has called for a new coalition government.

# greek - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Greece could spark second global downturn - IMF

The IMF warns that the Greek debt crisis needs to be resolved before it spirals.