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18/03/14
« on: Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 @ 11:36:03 »
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Greek pharmacists are expected to decide upon fresh industrial action this week as negotiations between Health Ministry officials and troika representatives continued on Monday in Athens.

Among the proposed measures was giving supermarkets the right to sell over-the-counter medicines.
http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite1_1_17/03/2014_538228

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Re: 18/03/14
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 @ 11:45:16 »
PNO (Panhellic Seamen's Federation) threatening action over government plans for the shipping industry.

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Re: 18/03/14
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 @ 11:52:02 »
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Qatar World Cup 2022 investigation: former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner and family paid millions
Documents appear to show a senior Fifa official and his family were paid millions by a company controlled by a former Qatari football official shortly after the country won its bid for the 2022 World Cup

The awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar was one of the most controversial decisions in sporting history. The intense summer heat in the desert nation has raised the prospect of the tournament being moved to the winter for the first time.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/football/world-cup/10704290/Qatar-World-Cup-2022-investigation-former-Fifa-vice-president-Jack-Warner-and-family-paid-millions.html

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Re: 18/03/14
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 @ 13:35:21 »
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The Chancellor is expected to increase APD again in this year's Budget, meaning from April 1the UK will be one of just five countries in Europe to levy any kind of passenger departure tax on flights.
http://www.travelmole.com/news_feature.php?news_id=2010673

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Re: 18/03/14
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 @ 22:05:14 »
Funds forthcuming, the Council of Architecture Heritage is to attempt restoration of three sites of archaeological significance on Kefalonia: Sisia monastery, Agios SPyridon at Katsro and the Vallianou mansion house at Keramies.

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Re: 18/03/14
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 @ 22:18:49 »
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Employers asked to submit payroll data since 1943
New pension fund wants to ensure supplementary pension payments are accurate

Were you a shop employee or involved in brewing during the second world war in Greece? If so, the authorities are looking for evidence that you've been paying into your pension fund for the past 70 years.

Accountants in a number of business sectors are baffled by a demand from a newly established pension fund to submit payroll data from as far back as 1943, when the country was under wartime occupation and the government apparatus under the control of a collaborationist regime in Athens.

During a meeting between a group representing accountants and the ETEA's director, it emerged that information from the banks on payments into the shop employees fund is kept in large sacks.
http://www.enetenglish.gr/?i=news.en.home&id=1814

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Re: 18/03/14
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 @ 22:24:51 »
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Ministers admit defeat in battle against grey squirrels
Oliver Heald, the solicitor-general, admits defeat in the battle against the grey squirrel and scraps laws intended to protect their red cousins

Under the Grey Squirrels (Prohibition of Importation and Keeping) Order of 1937, people can be prosecuted for failing to report a grey squirrel in their garden. However, ministers are scrapping the regulation because it is no longer deemed necessary.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/10705370/Ministers-admit-defeat-in-battle-against-grey-squirrels.html


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Re: 18/03/14
« Reply #7 on: Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 @ 22:50:27 »
Firefox 28 released earlier today, update contains some security fixes. Should auto-update when you next fire-up Firefox (...if using it).

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Re: 18/03/14
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday, 18 March, 2014 @ 23:42:01 »
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Ministers admit defeat in battle against grey squirrels
Oliver Heald, the solicitor-general, admits defeat in the battle against the grey squirrel and scraps laws intended to protect their red cousins

Under the Grey Squirrels (Prohibition of Importation and Keeping) Order of 1937, people can be prosecuted for failing to report a grey squirrel in their garden. However, ministers are scrapping the regulation because it is no longer deemed necessary.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/10705370/Ministers-admit-defeat-in-battle-against-grey-squirrels.html

Er.... guilty as charged m'lud!  Phew that was a close one!   :oops:

Tony