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# greece - Today’s News

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# greece - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Greece players ask for their World Cup bonuses to be put towards training complex

Admirable gesture from the players who are preparing for a round of 16 tie against Costa Rica.

# greece - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie So how much heroin was found in Europe’s largest-ever seizure of the drug? Athens

# greece - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Colombia ease to a comfortable 3-0 victory over a disappointing Greece

Goals from Armero, Gutierrez and Rodriguez secure three points for the South Americans.

Colombia take control of their Group C clash with Greece

Teo Gutierrez pokes home following a corner to make it 2-0.

It’s half-time in today’s World Cup opener and Colombia lead Greece

Pablo Armero’s scrappy goal put the South Americans in front.

Colombia take the lead against Greece and celebrate in style

Armero nets from close-range and brings in his buddies for a dance-off.

# greece - Sunday 25 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties Election 14

Polls from across Europe show a rise in left-leaning parties

However, in some countries, turnout is at levels that would be considered abysmal here.

# greece - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From Business ETC EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average Jobwatch

EU employment is struggling, with Ireland below average

The amount of people working in Europe has decreased, and still hasn’t recovered from the financial crisis.

# greece - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens Greece

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

From TheJournal.ie Part of ancient fresco stolen from Pompeii House Of Neptune

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

From TheJournal.ie Drive In cinema comes to Dublin Pass The Popcorn

Drive In cinema comes to Dublin

Set the Sat Nav for Dun Laoghaire.

# greece - Saturday 18 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Seven arrests in Greece over baby trafficking Greece

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

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what happened today: Tuesday News Fix

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.

From TheJournal.ie Are people in Greece giving themselves HIV to get social welfare? WHO Report

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

From TheJournal.ie Dijsselbloem: EU ministers are ‘losing patience’ with Greece Budget 2014

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

# greece - Friday 15 November, 2013

# greece - Friday 1 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two people killed outside offices of Greek far-right party Golden Dawn Greece

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

From TheJournal.ie Maria’s Bulgarian mother denies selling her daughter Interview

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

From TheJournal.ie DNA test confirms Bulgarian couple are parents of ‘Maria’ Greece

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.

From TheJournal.ie Bulgarian woman undergoes DNA test in ‘Maria’ case Blonde Angel

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

From TheJournal.ie Human Rights Commissioner slams media reporting of Roma child cases Roma Children

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”.

From TheJournal.ie Pavee Point calls for full independent review into Roma child cases Children

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

From TheJournal.ie Roma couple charged with abducting mystery child ‘Maria’ Blonde Angel

Roma couple charged with abducting mystery child ‘Maria’

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

From TheJournal.ie Court appearance for couple as authorities search for Maria’s true identity Blonde Angel

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

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

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.

From TheJournal.ie Mystery girl in Roma camp was abandoned by mother, says arrested couple Greece

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

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

# greece - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

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

From TheJournal.ie Discovery of girl in Greek Roma camp gives hope to missing boy’s family Missing

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish embassy ‘made contact with Greek police’ over detention of Irishwoman’s husband Greece

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

From TheJournal.ie Greek police try to identify mystery girl found in Roma camp Greece

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.

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

From TheJournal.ie Leader of far-right Golden Dawn detained on criminal charges Greece

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

From TheJournal.ie Greek police launch crackdown on neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party Greece

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

From TheJournal.ie Suicide rate amongst young people in Ireland fourth highest in EU Suicide Report

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.