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Archive - May 2013

May 27th

Greece's triumph at Cannes Film Festival

27 May 2013 / 14:05:46  
Palme d'Or was awarded to the film "The Life of Adele" starring French actress Adele Exarchopoulos, whose grandfather was a Greek. Film veteran Bruce Dern received the prize for best actor in the film by American director of Greek origin Alexander Payne.

May 26th

96.74% of Greeks believe that their journalists are manipulated

26 May 2013 / 15:05:39  
87.39% of the audience reckon that journalists express themselves more freely on the net, according to only 0.5%, this is so on TV

393 Greek beaches awarded the Blue Flag this year

26 May 2013 / 14:05:26  
Crete, Corfu, the Dodecanese Islands and Chalkidiki boast the most excellent beaches

The two bishops kidnapped in Syria are fine

26 May 2013 / 14:05:43  
According to sources close to the Greek Orthodox Church and the Syrian authorities, the kidnappers were Chechen jihadists

May 25th

In 2012, 311 children went missing in Greece

25 May 2013 / 20:05:55  
The European Hotline 116 000 for missing children in Greece received nearly 7,000 calls in 2012

The National Bank of Greece - back to profit

25 May 2013 / 19:05:06  
In the first quarter of the year, profits amounted to 186 million euro compared to losses amounting to 265 million euro in the same period of 2012

Edipsos: a spa town is being revived

25 May 2013 / 13:05:34  
Many famous personalities - from Roman emperors Hadrian and Marcus Aurelius to Winston Churchill and Greta Garbo found relief for their pains in Edipsos