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Greek Restaurants Pay Steep 30% Commission to Food Delivery Apps

The commission fees paid by Greek restaurateurs to electronic delivery platforms are among the steepest in Europe. It's a well kept secret in the Greek restaurant business, and it severely impacts their income. By offering more than 30% of their profits...

Violent Crimes on the Rise in Greece

Almost every other day since the lockdown was eased in mid-May there has been some sort of violent crime in Greece-killings, stabbings, abductions-it's as if everyone blew a gasket at once.

Greece Welcomes 2021 With Renewed Hope for a Better Year

Greece welcomes 2021 with its citizens hoping beyond hope that the new year will be a much better one in nearly every way than 2020.

PM Mitsotakis Announces Thessaloniki Lockdown; Shops and Schools to Remain Open

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced on Thursday that another three regions will be placed on lockdown, including Greece's second-largest city of Thessaloniki, due to the recent spike in the number of coronavirus infections. "You see what is happening all...

EU Says Greek Workers Fared Better than Others in Second Quarter of 2020

Greece was one of the European countries that has been proven to be most successful in protecting jobs during the second quarter of 2020, when the labor market was so severely tested throughout the European Union by lockdowns to...

WHO Reverses Course, Calls on Nations to Avoid Coronavirus Lockdowns

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, lockdowns have been used by governments all over the globe to try to control the spread of the virus. Implementing draconian rulings which forbid citizens from stepping foot outside their door unless armed...

Greece Should Not Impose a Lockdown, Says Stanford’s Ioannidis

Dr. John Ioannidis, the renowned medical professor at California's Stanford University Medical School, warned in an interview with Greek Reporter that Greece should not impose a second lockdown. "It would be a devastating mistake to do so and it will...