GREECE - The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ordered an end to earlier retirement for Greek women that work in the public sector and found the Greek system did not offer sufficient support for the personal advancement of women in the workplace.
In a recent ruling, the ECJ said Greece's lax treatment of retirement previsions for women goes against European Union law. The report said: "The Hellenic Republic has failed to fulfil its obligations...
EUROPE - RBS expects Greece will experience a hard default this December in a move it says will cause "violent contagion" in global markets.
GREECE - Standard & Poor's has slashed Greece's long term credit rating from B to CCC, amid fears private sector debt proposals will amount to a default.
GREECE - The Greek parliament has narrowly voted to approve a drastic austerity package despite facing widespread opposition.
GREECE - Greece plans to sell €1.25bn ($1.78bn) of 13-week Treasury bills today as growing speculation the country will need to restructure its debt pushed bond yields to euro-era records.
GREECE - Greek telecom operator Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation (OTE) has said it will have to book a €129.8m ($179m) pensions cost charge to its 2010 accounts following an actuarial study by the Greek government.