Tag Archives: Geography of Europe

05Jul/15

Greeks defy Europe with overwhelming referendum ‘No’

(Reuters Business Report) – There was no mistaking the mood in Athens in front of Parliament Sunday night.

Official figures show a whopping 61 percent of Greeks overwhelmingly rejected the terms of an international financial bailout… overturning opinion polls that had predicted an outcome too close to call.
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03Jul/15

Tourist in Greece: “They need us now; they need our money.”

(REUTERS) – All is well on the Greek Island of Naxos as tourists enjoy the clear water as part of their holiday.

As Greece is engulfed in turmoil — facing a stark cash crunch — tourists take in the sun — and offer a helping hand to Greece.
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02Jul/15

Impoverished Greek industrial town reflects on the country’s situation as the country prepares for referendum

Residents of a once-booming industrial town near Athens speak about their current struggle to survive and their uncertain future, three days ahead of a snap referendum on the European Union’s aid proposal for Greece, seen by many as the final verdict for the country’s stay in the eurozone.

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09May/15

Eight-year-old boy is discovered in a suitcase by Spanish border control

A 19-year-old woman was arrested after an attempt to smuggle an eight-year-old boy inside a suitcase through the border between Morocco and Spain’s North African enclave Ceuta.

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31Mar/15

Dutch architects show off 3D house-building prowess

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS (REUTERS / DUS ARCHITECTS) – This Amsterdam building site is a little different.

What could eventually be Europe’s first 3D-printed house is being constructed here.

It’s being made from a bio-plastic mix, containing 75 percent plant oil reinforced with microfibres.
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