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Greek police search garbage dump for baby's body

Police are searching a garbage dump in northern Greece for the body of a newborn baby after a woman told authorities she had given birth at home and then hid the infant in a closet for two days before dumping it in a garbage can.
New Zealand Herald: July 18, 2014

Ex-Thessaloniki mayor's jail term for embezzlement lightened

Former Thessaloniki Mayor Vassilis Papageorgopoulos had his life sentence for embezzlement reduced on Monday to a maximum sentence of 20 years by a court in the northern city.
eKathimerini: July 14, 2014

Ex-Thessaloniki mayor appeals life sentence over embezzlement, denies charges

The former mayor of Thessaloniki, Vasilis Papageorgopoulos, on Tuesday denied charges that he is responsible for the embezzlement of 17.9 million euros from the municipality's coffers
eKathimerini: June 3, 2014

Tsipras addresses crowd in Thessaloniki

Main opposition Radical Left Coalition (SYRIZA) leader Alexis Tsipras, addressing an open rally in Thessaloniki on Wednesday,
May 22, 2014

PAOK appeal to CAS over points deduction

PAOK Salonika have appealed against a three-point deduction to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after crowd trouble eventually cost them a place in next season's Champions League, the Greek club said on Tuesday.
Reuters: May 20, 2014

Thessaloniki residents to vote on water privatization

Opponents of plans to privatize EYATH, the state-run company that provides the northern port city of Thessaloniki with water and sewage services, hope to reverse the process by putting it to a referendum on Sunday.
eKathimerini: May 17, 2014

2014 concerts and music festivals in Athens and Thessaloniki

Big names in music industry head to Athens and Thessaloniki for this summer's concerts.
April 23, 2014

Talks lined up in wake of ‘shameful’ soccer scenes

The government has pledged to meet with soccer officials after Easter to tackle unruliness in the game following wild scenes at the Greek Cup semifinal between PAOK and Olympiakos in Thessaloniki on Wednesday night, which led to seven arrests being made.
eKathimerini: April 18, 2014

Police arrest Toumba stadium 'fishmonger'

36-year-old arrested for dumping anchovies on Olympiakos players' bench
Enet: April 17, 2014

Greek soccer turns fishier than ever

Soccer in Greece reached new lows in scenes unseen since the national team’s triumph in Euro 2004, as PAOK and Olympiakos served up a cup semifinal with PAOK emerging as the winner and the sport as the loser.
eKathimerini: April 16, 2014