Manolis Glezos – freedom fighter

Greece has long been a politically divided country; now it is polarised. Yet on both left and right, Manolis Glezos is regarded as a hero, a symbol of resistance. A mere 71 years after ripping the Nazi Swastika from the Acropolis – an act that would instantly earn him a place in history – he has earned himself another place in the history books as the oldest elected member of the European Parliament: he is 92.

People & Places

Romanian finance minister

Eugen Teodorovici has been named as Romania’s new finance minister by Victor Ponta, the country’s social-democrat prime minister. The 43-year-old Teodorovici joined Romania’s transport ministry in 1991 …


European Divides: A Make or Break Year for the Union

23 April 2015

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