greek crisis

We need to move away from the notion that mental health care is a mere "luxury" in the midst of a crisis.
ITV's political editor has described with "shock and anger" the moment he tried to save a Greek man from apparently killing
The rounding up of hundreds of women in Athens followed by the parading of the photographs of 30 'HIV-infected prostitutes' in May last year had all the hallmarks of a politically-orchestrated campaign.
The recent murder of left-wing activist Pavlos Fyssas in Greece has drawn further attention to the rise of the extreme right-wing Golden Dawn. For many, this phenomenon may be understood as the result of the economic crisis facing Greece, the severe austerity measures, declining living standards, the lack of jobs and the government shut-downs.
They hope they will inspire other Greeks to step up and promote their fabulous country as a tourist destination - after all, tourism remains Greece's single biggest industry, generating some 23 per cent of Greek GDP.
Yesterday's attack on two Greek female MPs by Ilias Kasidiaris, the spokesman for the neo-Nazi Chrysi Avgi, (Golden Dawn) party, on a national talk show, has presented the Greek public with a moment that will be difficult to ignore.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suggested that Greece holds a referendum over its membership of the European single currency
British money printer De La Rue has drawn up plans to print drachma banknotes should Greece crash out of the eurozone, according
The survival of the European single currency is in question, creating "huge risks" for Britain's economy, Prime Minister
On Wednesday 3 April, at 9am, in the centre of Athens, outside the Syntagma Square metro and opposite parliament, a 77-year-old man named Dimitris Christoulas committed suicide. He was seriously ill. He was finding it difficult to come to terms with life in Greece in 2012.