SYRIZA and New Democracy continued on Wednesday the spat that was sparked by the allegations from opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis in Parliament regarding the Macedonia name deal being the product of an exchange between the government and Greece’s lenders over the pension cuts that were due next year.
Greek banks’ Eurosystem funding declined by 978 million euros month-on-month (MoM) in November, the Bank of Greece's (BoG) monthly financial statement has revealed.
The component of Greece’s gross domestic product (GDP) that experienced the most precipitous collapse during the crisis was investments.
The Macedonia name issue continues to dominate the domestic political agenda even thought SYRIZA’s junior coalition partner, Independent Greeks (ANEL), claimed on Tuesday that they have no intention of bringing down the government over this matter.
Speaking at the Capital Link Forum in New York on Tuesday, a day after European Commission official Declan Costello had issued another reminder that Athens must ensure it completes its pending reforms on time, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos appeared confident that there would not be any delays.
A report on Greece by the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe has outlined how austerity damaged the country’s education system and exacerbated inequality in accessing education.
On Sunday 25th November 2018, 885 days after the Brexit referendum took place, 606 days after the UK triggered the Article 50 TEU process and 124 days before the UK officially withdraws from the EU, the UK Prime Minister Theresa May travelled to Brussels to take part in the meeting of the European Council, which officially endorsed the text of the Withdrawal Agreement.