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# greece - Monday 29 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Greek lawmakers gear up for crucial austerity vote Greece

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

From TheJournal.ie Greece readies itself for another general strike Greek Protests

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

From TheJournal.ie Even low levels of air pollution can lead to lung cancer, major new study shows Risk Factor

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.

# greece - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Troika in town for review… just one more to go Bailout

Troika in town for review… just one more to go

The trio of the IMF, ECB and the European Commission return as Ireland’s bond yields continue steady fall.

# greece - Monday 8 July, 2013

From Business ETC Greece to receive €6.8 billion rescue fund Greece

Greece to receive €6.8 billion rescue fund

Out of the total, €5 billion will come from Europe and €1.8 billion will be put up by the IMF.

From Business ETC Eurozone ministers to decide if Greece should get bailout money POCKET MONEY

Eurozone ministers to decide if Greece should get bailout money

Minister Michael Noonan is in Brussels today for the talks.

# greece - Monday 17 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎ Greece

Greek court overturns closure of state broadcaster‎

The top administrative court in Greece has “temporarily” cancelled the government’s shock decision to close state broadcaster ERT.

# greece - Saturday 15 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week’s news skewed Not The News

PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ireland wants to be ruled by the head of Gerry Adams and the clothed body of Rihanna.

# greece - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Greece’s public services come to a halt as unions strike Downing Tools

Greece’s public services come to a halt as unions strike

Schools, hospitals, public transport and flights disrupted as two of Greece’s largest unions stage 24-hour protest.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# greece - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Irish journalists plan protest over shutdown of Greek broadcaster Austerity

Irish journalists plan protest over shutdown of Greek broadcaster

The solidarity demonstration coincides with a 24-hour general strike in Greece – the country’s third this year.

From TheJournal.ie This is the moment the Greek version of RTÉ went off-air Shut Down This post contains videos

This is the moment the Greek version of RTÉ went off-air

The Greek government has shut down state broadcaster ERT’s TV and radio stations, with the loss of nearly 3,000 jobs, in order to save money.

# greece - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ’s equivalent in Greece is shut down to cut public spending Greece

RTÉ’s equivalent in Greece is shut down to cut public spending

ERT will cease operations for three months, and is likely to reopen with only a fraction of its current workforce of 2,800.

# greece - Sunday 9 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Does it spread? 22 powerful images of civil unrest In Pictures This post contains images

Does it spread? 22 powerful images of civil unrest

TheJournal.ie takes a look back at some of the violence and protests seen across the world in the past three years.

# greece - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From Business ETC IMF admits ‘notable failures’ in Greek bailout Greece

IMF admits ‘notable failures’ in Greek bailout

The fund has recently admitted that the troika’s push for tough austerity was based on poor assumptions and may have contributed to the recession.

# greece - Friday 17 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Lorry driver jailed for driving cannabis truck from Greece ‘destined for NI’ Smuggling

Lorry driver jailed for driving cannabis truck from Greece ‘destined for NI’

The 38-year-old lorry driver from Tyrone was sentenced to 14 years in jail today after being caught with a large amount of cannabis in his truck.

# greece - Thursday 16 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after young boy stabbed over 20 times on Greek vacation Stabbing

Man arrested after young boy stabbed over 20 times on Greek vacation

The boy’s mother told police her son had gone to retrieve a stolen iPad and phone from the accused when he disappeared on Tuesday.

# greece - Saturday 11 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: To combat youth unemployment, Ireland’s skills gap needs to be tackled Opinion

Aaron McKenna: To combat youth unemployment, Ireland’s skills gap needs to be tackled

Despite soaring youth unemployment rates, there are two million job vacancies across Europe due to a lack of skilled individuals in specific sectors. It’s time to think strategically about how to fill the gaps, writes Aaron McKenna.

# greece - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

From Business ETC Record breaker: Eurozone unemployment now at 12.1 per cent Unemployment

Record breaker: Eurozone unemployment now at 12.1 per cent

Over 19 million people are unemployed in the eurozone but Ireland has recorded one of the largest year-on-year decreases in unemployment rates.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland abstained from vote to ban bee-harming pesticides Bees

Ireland abstained from vote to ban bee-harming pesticides

A ban on three pesticides, which some argue are threatening bees, will come into effect from December following a European Commission vote yesterday.

# greece - Monday 29 April, 2013

From Business ETC Greece forced to sack 15,500 public workers to keep EU funds Croke Park It Ain't

Greece forced to sack 15,500 public workers to keep EU funds

MPs have signed off on laws which enforce the first mandatory public layoffs in Greece for over a century.

# greece - Thursday 18 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Suicides, murders rise as Greek austerity takes health toll Europe

Suicides, murders rise as Greek austerity takes health toll

Anecdotal evidence in Ireland shows a link between the economic crisis growing suicide rates but a study in Greece has proved it. In fact, research results were worse than expected.

# greece - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie International students flock to Greece to study crisis Greece

International students flock to Greece to study crisis

The country has become a case study for those studying economics, political science and journalism.

# greece - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Police: Bomb explodes near Acropolis in central Athens Greece

Police: Bomb explodes near Acropolis in central Athens

The explosion followed a warning call to a Greek newspaper.

# greece - Sunday 24 March, 2013

5 sporting storylines we’d love to see turned into a movie

Who’ll play Gareth Bale though?

# greece - Friday 15 March, 2013

From Business ETC Eurozone finance ministers consider Cyprus bailout European Union

Eurozone finance ministers consider Cyprus bailout

The meeting of finance ministers will follow day two of a summit by EU leaders which will focus on the Syrian crisis.

# greece - Friday 1 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Over 26 million people unemployed across the EU Unemployment

Over 26 million people unemployed across the EU

Meanwhile, eurozone unemployment hit a record 11.9 per cent in January with just under 19 million now out of work in the 17-member bloc.

# greece - Friday 15 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Greece arrests three neo-Nazis for attacks, arms posession Greece

Greece arrests three neo-Nazis for attacks, arms posession

Greek police have arrested two neo-Nazi sympathisers for illegal arms possession and a third person suspected of involvement in an attack that left three Pakistani migrants hospitalised,

# greece - Thursday 14 February, 2013

From Business ETC Risk of Greece euro exit ‘drastically reduced’ says its Central Bank governor Greece

# greece - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Video: Noonan accuses Donnelly of ‘lying’, quickly withdraws remark Promissory Note This post contains videos

Video: Noonan accuses Donnelly of ‘lying’, quickly withdraws remark

A debate on the promissory note arrangement saw sharp exchanges between the independent TD and the Finance Minister last night.

# greece - Friday 25 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Greece: Riot police storm metro depot to end strike Greece

Greece: Riot police storm metro depot to end strike

The strikers barricaded themselves in the depot yesterday after the government issued a civil mobilisation order.

# greece - Wednesday 23 January, 2013

From Business ETC 11 EU nations get go-ahead for ‘Robin Hood tax’, Ireland not among them Financial Transaction Tax

11 EU nations get go-ahead for ‘Robin Hood tax’, Ireland not among them

Concerns about jobs at the IFSC are among the reasons that Ireland has not signed up to implementing a levy on financial transactions despite Greece, Portugal, Italy, Spain, Germany and France all doing so.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Youth employment will be priority for EU Presidency Unemployment

Taoiseach: Youth employment will be priority for EU Presidency

His comments came in light of a report today that showed a rise in suicide in Ireland clashed with both the economic downturn and an increase in unemployment.

# greece - Monday 14 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Greek court rules that illegal immigrants were right to escape from police lockup Escape

Greek court rules that illegal immigrants were right to escape from police lockup

The court concluded that the poor conditions in their overcrowded cell left them with no choice.

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

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Shots fired at Greek ruling party headquarters Greece

Shots fired at Greek ruling party headquarters

One bullet smashed through the window of the office of Prime Minister Antonis Samaras.

# greece - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Worst of the euro crisis is ‘behind us’, says German finance minister Good News

Worst of the euro crisis is ‘behind us’, says German finance minister

HURRAH! Break out the champagne and foie gras…