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Tsakalotos: scandal-mongering hurts the economy; no to snap polls

In an interview with Kathimerini, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos insisted that general elections should be held next September as scheduled, and not before, to allow government reforms to be completed and has warned that scandal-mongering could undermine the economy.

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Lawlessness on the rise at Greek universities

In the latest incident in a Greek university campus, unknown persons caused extensive damage at the Athens University campus at the eastern suburb of Zografou on Saturday and hit with a knife a guard who tried to stop them.

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With or without a tie

MARIA KATSOUNAKI

If Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras wanted to go down in history as the “Greek premier who did not wear a tie,” he has certainly achieved it and does not need to make any extra effort – provided, of course, that he remains (in this respect, at least) consistent, and does not start putting one on and taking it off on various occasions.

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Jane Goodall spreads the word of conservation

VICKY KATEHAKI

People must “choose wisely” what kind of impact they have on the planet, Dr Jane Goodall tells Kathimerini in an interview about the work being done by the Greek branch of her Roots & Shoots initiative and ahead of her visit to three Greek cities on December 9-11 to spread the message of conservation.

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Cinderella | Athens | December 21-29

Ballets de Monte-Carlo artistic director Jean-Christophe Maillot strips Sergei Prokofiev's “Cinderella” down to its bare bones in a reading of the classic tale by Charles Perrault that treats the characters like real people rather than fairy-tale figures.