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Photo by MacroPolis Adult skills in Greece lacking, indicates OECD survey

The share of adults in Greece who score at the highest levels of proficiency in literacy, numeracy and problem solving is considerably smaller than the OECD average, an adult skills audit by the Paris-based organisation has found.

Some basic products in Greece among most expensive in EU

Greece remains the second most expensive country in the EU – after Cyprus – for milk, cheese and eggs, one of the nine categories of goods out of 13 that are above average EU prices, according to new data from Eurostat.

Vast majority of Athens homeless ended up on streets during crisis

Over seven in ten of the homeless in central Athens have ended up on the streets since the onset of the crisis and almost half of the homeless say that losing their job was following by the loss of their home, research stemming from a Norwegian-funded antipoverty programme for the Greek capital has found.

Fifth of Greeks say they would welcome refugees into their homes

The overwhelming majority of Greeks believe people fleeing war and persecution should be able to find refuge in other countries and that the Greek government should be doing more to help them, according to a new survey from one of the world’s leading human rights organisations.

Press freedom ranking edges up but Tsipras yet to deliver, report finds

Greece is continuing its “long convalescence” in terms of media freedom but it remains to be seen whether the government can keep its promises to challenge the country’s media barons, the latest annual report from the international media watchdog Reporters without Borders (RSF) has found.

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