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Archive - Oct 2012

October 30th

Greeks abandon heating oil en masse

30 October 2012 / 16:10:59  
"This year, nobody wants to buy heating oil. No one has the money to pay for it at these prices," Mrs. Marigo, aged 82, from Patissia neighbourhood in the capital, told GRReporter. She lives in a four-storey residential block with a total of 26 flats.

October 29th

Three journalists of the public television channel have been censored

29 October 2012 / 21:10:07  
By order of the news director, the morning show of NET TV was stopped because of the comments of hosts to Minister Nikos Dendias.

Collapse of the Athens Stock Exchange, the main sufferers being the banks

29 October 2012 / 18:10:18  
The Ministry of Finance has refused the request of the union of Greek banks to exchange Greek government bonds with new bonds guaranteed by the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF) in order to cover the losses between the face and market value of securities.

Bad weather has blocked highways and ferries

29 October 2012 / 14:10:38  
Because of the intensity of the winds in western Crete and the central part of the Aegean Sea at night, the "Eleftherios Venizelos" ferry did not sail to Chania, whereas "Knossos Palace" and "Superfast XII" did not sail to Iraklio. The line Kavala - Prinos - Thassos - Alexandroupoli - Samothraki is closed as well.

The Greek Julian Assange

29 October 2012 / 14:10:33  
Journalist Kostas Vaxevanis who published thе so-called "Lagarde list" in his magazine HOT DOC will appear in court at twelve o'clock today. GRReporter will be there to follow how the case develops.

October 28th

4.5 billion euro investment in the footsteps of the ancient Athenians

28 October 2012 / 17:10:09  
A project of the U.S. giant Ralph Appelbaum Associates aims at a more optimized utilization of the landmarks in Athens

Lagarde's list in the HOT DOC magazine and the answer of its publisher

28 October 2012 / 16:10:52  
Magazine's publisher and journalist Costas Vaxevanis said he will go alone to the prosecutor's office