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From TheJournal.ie Greek police arrest over 140 people during raid on Athens squats Raids

Greek police arrest over 140 people during raid on Athens squats

The squats had been occupied for several weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Athens settles for uneasy night after 5.1-magnitude quake Earthquake

Athens settles for uneasy night after 5.1-magnitude quake

A government spokesman later Friday said “life in Athens is back to normal”.

From TheJournal.ie Temperatures plunge to -23C in Greece as Athens experiences rare snowfall Extreme Weather

Temperatures plunge to -23C in Greece as Athens experiences rare snowfall

The snowfall in Athens prompted authorities to close schools and courthouses, while many public offices and banks provided minimal services.

From TheJournal.ie This is how much sleep you should be getting every night for maximum heart healthiness The Sweet Spot

This is how much sleep you should be getting every night for maximum heart healthiness

Much less than six hours, and anything more than eight puts you at a significantly higher risk of heart trouble, new research suggests.

From TheJournal.ie Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today Join The Club This post contains videos

Eight years and €289 billion later, Greece exits its final bailout today

The country is not out the woods though and its people are still feeling austerity.

From TheJournal.ie Greek wildfire death toll climbs to 88 Mati

Greek wildfire death toll climbs to 88

Forensics experts have faced a difficult task trying to identify the bodies.

From TheJournal.ie 79 dead and 187 injured: Rescuers search Greek towns after deadly wildfires National Tragedy

79 dead and 187 injured: Rescuers search Greek towns after deadly wildfires

An Irish couple are reported to have been caught up in the giant wildfires which broke out on Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Irish newlyweds separated in Greek fires: 'He'd be the type to ensure Zoe was safe and go back to help others' Groom Missing

Irish newlyweds separated in Greek fires: 'He'd be the type to ensure Zoe was safe and go back to help others'

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp married Zoe Holohan last Thursday and they had just gone on their honeymoon.

From TheJournal.ie Department of Foreign Affairs updates travel advice for Greece as Irish honeymoon couple caught up in wildfires Wildfires

Department of Foreign Affairs updates travel advice for Greece as Irish honeymoon couple caught up in wildfires

While the woman has since been hospitalised, the man remains missing.

From TheJournal.ie Flames ravage Greek seaside as wildfires kill 74 Athens

Flames ravage Greek seaside as wildfires kill 74

Authorities said that 26 bodies were discovered at a seaside resort this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly people stuck in their homes among 15 to die in 'waterfall' floods in Greece Freak Downpour

Elderly people stuck in their homes among 15 to die in 'waterfall' floods in Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared a state of mourning.

From TheJournal.ie A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece All Aboard

A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece

The ticket mix-up at Charles de Gaulle airport was not noticed by airline staff.

From TheJournal.ie Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar Anti-austerity Protests

Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar

Greek workers are protesting against staff shortages that have resulted from terminating hundreds of short-term contracts.

From TheJournal.ie This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey Left With Nothing

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey

Dutch-Irish artist Annabel Konig spent a month in the migrant accommodation centres in Athens in early May.

From TheJournal.ie Former Greek Prime Minister 'seriously hurt' in bomb attack Athens

Former Greek Prime Minister 'seriously hurt' in bomb attack

ERT said Papademos, PM from 2011 to 2012, had been targeted by a letter bomb.

From TheJournal.ie Policeman injured after grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens Greece

Policeman injured after grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens

The grenade left a tennis ball-sized hole in the pavement, and shrapnel marks on the embassy gate and guard post.

From TheJournal.ie Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds Parliamentary Drachma

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici hailed the deal.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: The Olympic flame begins its long journey to Rio Flame On

Pictures: The Olympic flame begins its long journey to Rio

The flame was kindled in the 2,600 year-old Temple of Hera at Ancient Olympia today.

From TheJournal.ie Homeless in Athens: 'Greece never dies. But the Greeks will die.' Crisis

Homeless in Athens: 'Greece never dies. But the Greeks will die.'

“No home, no bathroom, no life.”

From TheJournal.ie The EU have now officially received Greece's bailout proposals Nick Of Time

The EU have now officially received Greece's bailout proposals

But will the proposals be sufficient to see a deal being done to keep Greece in the EU?

From TheJournal.ie The Greek people have said no – so what's next? Opinion

The Greek people have said no – so what's next?

Yesterday’s result will have inspired millions across Europe that the forces of the 1% can be taken on.

From TheJournal.ie Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low To The Streets

Greek PM Tsipras speaks to 25,000 as food and medicine supplies run low

Around 25,000 people gathered to hear PM Alexis Tsipras speak this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Greece will accept the troika's bailout terms... but says it hasn't capitulated Little Help

Greece will accept the troika's bailout terms... but says it hasn't capitulated

Germany is still demanding the country go through with its planned referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of people are rallying in the centre of Athens right now Austerity

Thousands of people are rallying in the centre of Athens right now

They are braving bad weather as they make their feelings clear over the upcoming referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton: Syriza has been "lecturing the rest of Europe" TOUGH TALK

Joan Burton: Syriza has been "lecturing the rest of Europe"

The Tánaiste added that Syriza was yet to “persuade us” they can run the Greek economy.

From TheJournal.ie Greece's relationship with the euro is hanging by a thread Don't Drachma Down

Greece's relationship with the euro is hanging by a thread

The IMF last night walked away from talks on the future of the Greek bailout, which has hit the euro hard in international trading.

From TheJournal.ie Germany thinks Greece is 'insulting' countries like Ireland Bailout Brinkmanship

Germany thinks Greece is 'insulting' countries like Ireland

Europe and Greece are racing to reach a deal to avoid a catastrophic ‘Grexit’. It’s expected Greece will seek a six-month extension deal today.

From TheJournal.ie Singer Demis Roussos has died RIP

Singer Demis Roussos has died

Roussos sold more than 60 million albums worldwide.

From TheJournal.ie In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness Global

In from the cold: international ideas for dealing with homelessness

Utah has a very simple idea – give homeless people homes.

From TheJournal.ie Gallery: See what has become of these Olympic host cities after the games left town Photography

Gallery: See what has become of these Olympic host cities after the games left town

What does a white elephant look like?

From TheJournal.ie Here's what these Athens Olympics stadiums look like, 10 years later Not Aging Gracefully

Here's what these Athens Olympics stadiums look like, 10 years later

Faster, higher, stronger, rustier…

From TheJournal.ie So how much heroin was found in Europe's largest-ever seizure of the drug? Athens

So how much heroin was found in Europe's largest-ever seizure of the drug?

The narcotics were discovered in Greece.

From TheJournal.ie Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens Greece

Booby-trapped car explodes outside bank in Athens

The explosion came as Greece prepared to return to bond markets. No one was injured in the incident.

Teenager gets $31,000 in bank error... and spends it

Understandable really.

From TheJournal.ie Two people killed outside offices of Greek far-right party Golden Dawn Greece

Two people killed outside offices of Greek far-right party Golden Dawn

The shooting comes just weeks after the indictment of six Golden Dawn lawmakers for their involvement in a “criminal organisation”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish embassy 'made contact with Greek police' over detention of Irishwoman's husband Greece

Irish embassy 'made contact with Greek police' over detention of Irishwoman's husband

Mark Marku has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in connection with a number of armed robberies.

From TheJournal.ie Leader of far-right Golden Dawn detained on criminal charges Greece

Leader of far-right Golden Dawn detained on criminal charges

Greek authorities are moving to dismantle Golden Dawn — which has 18 members in the 300-seat parliament — after the shock murder of an anti-fascist musician on September 18.

From TheJournal.ie Eurozone ministers to decide if Greece should get bailout money POCKET MONEY

Eurozone ministers to decide if Greece should get bailout money

Minister Michael Noonan is in Brussels today for the talks.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are the nine things to know before you start your Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny to discuss economic recovery with Greek Prime Minister Taoiseach

Kenny to discuss economic recovery with Greek Prime Minister

The short trip comes a day after the Taoiseach’s comments on Ireland not giving special tax deals.

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