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November 19th, 2008

Rupert Everett made a documentary about Lord Byron

19 November 2008 / 14:11:04  
The movie is called "Rupert Everett - in search for Byron," it is in two parts and will go on Channel 4.

Greek tobacco producers against Brussels

19 November 2008 / 13:11:23  
Now, when the European commission is discussing cutting the tobacco subsidy, the producers from Fthiotida region started protesting and barricading on the Athens-Thessaloniki highway.

The starving prisoners are now more than 7000

19 November 2008 / 10:11:35  
Many guards join the prisoner's strike. The bill for the prisons will be discussed today at the parliament.

November 18th

Athens: Prolongation is Skopje's tactic

18 November 2008 / 16:11:23  
"Greece will appear at the International Justice Court in Hague with self-confidence and determination," said the spokesman of the Greek Foreign Ministry, Giorgos Koumoutsakos.

The anniversary of the Polytechnic Unversity was celebrated with "Molotov" cocktails and tear-gas

18 November 2008 / 14:11:28  
The big procession in front of the American embassy finished with 11 arrests. In Thessaloniki, there were two injured students from the confrontation with the police.

Salsa festival and lessons with a hundred dancers from all over the world

18 November 2008 / 13:11:33  

The first Salsa festival in Athens will take place between November 28-30th on the Tae-kwon-do field. The festival will include a competition with a $10 000 prize.

Luc Dardenne won the Gold Alexander prize

18 November 2008 / 09:11:46  
Luc Dardenne won the Gold Alexander prize at the 49th Film Festival in Thessaloniki. The applause though, was taken by Diablo Cody - the screenwriter Oscar winner of original screenplay for her film "Juno"