NewsBiscuit

The news written by you…

Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

Seven countries to watch out for at Eurovision this year

saving the wurst till last

Austria
Following drag queen Conchita Wurst’s sensational victory last year Austria have opted for more traditional Eurovision fare this time around. Singer-songwriter Lena Weber’s melodic ballad ‘Grossvater’ is an affectionate homage to her grandfather who was, Lena tells us, a kindly Tyrolean dairy farmer, loyal family man and former camp commandant at Buchenwald.

Read more >

Posted: May 23rd, 2015
More from Left Alert



Greece applies for a student loan

largin' it!Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis fears that an EU bailout extension may not cover the cost of his dream to study Media at university. Although his country’s debt is running at 175% of GDP, a spokesman for Mr Varoufakis said he is also keen to fund three years of film watching, the opportunity to swim in a fountain and to ‘put a traffic cone on local statue’.

Read more >

Posted: Feb 25th, 2015
More from World News



Greece! The musical

Like all the best romantic musicals, Greece! is packed full of will-they-won’t-they tension, songs you’ll want to hear time and again, and plenty of ups and downs between the protagonists.

Read more >

Posted: Jan 27th, 2015
More from From The Archives



Turkey still bitter that Trojan Horse ‘wasn’t a proper gift’

Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, allowed historic bitterness to get the better of him today during a speech at an interim meeting with the European Commission over Turkey’s accession into the EU.

Read more >

Posted: Jul 18th, 2014
More from From The Archives



Election chaos in Mediterranean island no-one wants

never too latePresidential polls have closed in a small island in the Eastern Mediterranean that has been the subject of on-off warfare between two countries, neither of whom want it, and which has therefore been forced to go independent.

Read more >

Posted: Dec 14th, 2013
More from World News