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Greek prosector probes cars with emission cheating software

A Greek prosecutor ordered an investigation on Wednesday into imported cars fitted with emission-cheating software after Volkswagen admitted it had used such a device to rig U.S. emissions tests, court sources said.
Reuters: October 7, 2015

Thomas Cook 'received £3.5m Corfu deaths payout'

The travel firm found to have breached its duty of care when two children were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning while on holiday in Corfu has confirmed it received compensation after the deaths.
May 17, 2015

Elgin Marbles legal action ruled out by Greece

Greece has ruled out taking legal action against the UK to reclaim the Elgin Marbles from the British Museum.
BBC: May 14, 2015

‘I'm scared of Golden Dawn,’ says defendant

On the first day of the trial against the far-right Golden Dawn party, Giorgos Dimou did not make an appearance at special court in the Greek capital’s Korydallos Prison.
eKathimerini: May 12, 2015

Golden Dawn trial adjourned to May 15

The trial of Golden Dawn before a Criminal Appeals Court has been adjourned to Friday, May 15.
May 12, 2015

Trial of Greece's Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn party adjourned for next week

A court set up in Greece's largest prison for the trial of dozens of members of Greece's extreme right Golden Dawn party was adjourned on Thursday until next week.
The Tribune: May 7, 2015

Golden Dawn trial postponed for May 7

The Golden Dawn trial, which started earlier on Monday, was postponed for May 7.
April 20, 2015

Historic Golden Dawn trial to begin on Monday

ANA-MPA -- The historic and unprecedented trial of party president Nikos Mihaloliakos and the leadership of his ultra-right Golden Dawn party - the first time since World War 2 that a Parliamentary party in Greece or on a global level is charged as a criminal organization
April 20, 2015

Former PM Simitis to testify in Tsochatzopoulos case on April 29

The five-member Court of Appeal for Felonies on Wednesday summoned former Prime Minister Costas Simitis, PASOK leader Evangelos Venizelos and members of the Government Council for Foreign Affairs and Defense (KYSEA)
April 1, 2015

Defense minister Kammenos sues commentator for 1 mln euros

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has sued commentator Andreas Petroulakis for 1 million euros in damages over a critical article posted on the Protagon website on March 17.
eKathimerini: March 28, 2015