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Maria Kakali: The mayor who got re-elected with 100% of the votes

While local leaders struggled to beat their competitors and some will have to go to a second round of elections next Sunday, one mayor managed to be elected with 100% of the votes. 32-year-old Maria Kakali on the remote island of Agios Efstratios had no competitor at all. From 210 …

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PM Tsipras to call for snap elections after 2. round of regional & local elections

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said that he will ask the President of the Republic to declare snap elections after the second round of local and regional elections scheduled for June 2, 2019. “I I will not ignore the election results nor chose the easy way and remain true to leftist …

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Sweeping victory for New Democracy in European and local elections – Live Results

A sweeping victory for conservative New Democracy towards SYRIZA is being recorded for the European, local and regional elections. According to estimation by the Greek Interior ministry based on 10% of counted votes, the difference between ND and SYR is at 9% for the EU elections, with an error margin …

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Shocking video shows perpetrators’ brutality when they beat 35-year-old British father

Shocking footage from the brawl in the resort of Laganas that left a 35-year-old Briton severely injured. The video was shot by an eyewitness and was handed out to police that identified the perpetrators. The video broadcast by private Open TV and uploaded by website newsit.gr, shows the two  perpetrators, …

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10 million Greek voters, 39K polling stations for European, regional and local elections

Polling stations for European, regional and local elections opened at 7 o’ clock Sunday for the 9,922,294 registered voters. 528,000 Greeks will vote for the first time. Among them are , 106,760 17-year-olds who will vote following a recent law amendment that lowered the voting age. 39,063 polling stations have …

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Toll-free on Greece’s highways on EU Elections day, May 26

Motorists will travel through Greece’s highways toll-free on the day of European, local and regional elections on Sunday, May 26th 2019. The measure will be implemented in order to facilitate voters who have to travel to exercise their voting right. Toll booths will be open for toll-free passage from 00:00 …

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Tax inspectors find 12 tax violations in “golden Calamari” restaurant on Mykonos

Tax inspectors paid a visit to the high end restaurant at Platis Gialos on the island of Mykonos that was shamed on internet for over-charged prices. Inspectors have reportedly found not one, not two but 12 tax violations. The denouncement that a group of US tourists paid 836 euros for …

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ND leads with 6.5%-7% against SYRIZA ahead of EU elections

Greece’s main opposition party, conservative New Democracy keeps the leading trend according to the latest public opinion polls with a margin of 6.5%-7% just two days before the European elections on Sunday. According to a survey conducted by MARC for private ANT1 TV, the gap between ND and SYRIZA is …

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Briton with severe head injuries in ICU after fight in Laganas resort, Zakynthos

A 35-year-old Briton is hospitalized with severe head injuries after a fight outside a bar in the resort of Laganas on the island of Zakynthos. The father of two was transferred to a hospital in Athens due to the severeness of his condition. The victim was beaten by two young …

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Funeral office owner runs for Greece’s local elections with gallows humor

His election campaign leaflets looks like funeral announcements, one of his campaign video shows him as he takes measures from a co-candidate. Konstantinos Baboulas is the owner of a funeral office in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, and runs for the regional elections. His surname that translates into “bogeyman” matches perfect to …

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