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Archive - Nov 2014

November 17th

"Shadows of Silence" by John Demos: how people believe and how they agonize to believe

17 November 2014 / 11:11:15  
The photographer began to take photographs of people’s "faith" in provincial towns in Greece in the 1980s, inspired by the changes taking place in the country at that time.

Tipping worldwide and in Greece

16 November 2014 / 23:11:07  
A tip would typically fall within 8%-15% of the bill, with 10% as the average. But at the end of the day it is all down to customer satisfaction

The depth of the dark seven years

16 November 2014 / 22:11:40  
To commemorate the 40th anniversary of the restoration of democracy, the Hellenic Parliament Foundation for Parliamentarism and Democracy is opening an exhibition entitled, The Dark Seven Years 1967-1974: The Colonels’ Dictatorship.

November 16th

The crisis has depreciated Greek real estate by €500 billion

16 November 2014 / 19:11:36  
According to official data, after 2009, the properties owned by 6 million citizens have lost 50% of their value on average, whereas the number of property sales has gone down six times

Veroia: an ancient city with a modern spirit

16 November 2014 / 01:11:10  
The capital of the Imathia Region is one of the most visited places in northern Greece for having plenty of monuments, history, nature and flavours.

November 15th

Mentally challenged children cooped up in wooden cages

15 November 2014 / 21:11:33  
Five years after a BBC report, the conditions at the Children's Care Centre in Lechaina remain unchanged

All football matches suspended in Greece after a referee beating

15 November 2014 / 20:11:25  
The Hellenic Football Federation will withhold referees across league matches until clubs put in place security measures.