Sunday, January 21News For London

Author: Danai Dimitrakopoulos Diz

Greeks in London speculate over possible Euro exit

Greeks in London speculate over possible Euro exit

Politics
The recent win by Greek left-wing party Syriza  has prompted much controversy. Greeks living in London are speculating over a possible  ‘Grexit’ or Greek exit from the Eurozone.  By Danai Dimitrakopoulos Diz Dimosthenis Mammonas, a well respected and liked member of Greek politics and former Secretary General for Social Security in the New Democracy government,  was born and raised in Larissa, Greece. In 1996 he moved to Belgium upon receiving the ‘Robert Schuman’ Scholarship at the European Parliament and has since served a in a number of roles across the European Union. Mr. Mammonas tells me about the current state of the Greek economy, he says:  “There are specific rules and obligations for countries participating in the Eurozone. I am pretty confident that if the Greek govern
Hayley McQueen on Deadline Day Drama

Hayley McQueen on Deadline Day Drama

Media
Hayley McQueen will be a familiar face to millions of football fans for her work on Sky Sports News, whose studios are based in Osterley, west London.  The station’s coverage of the end of the winter transfer window, deadline day, has become as iconic and dramatic as the window itself. By Kait Borsay For McQueen, who’s worked the last five deadline days at Sky Sports News, it’s not just about one day. “It’s a culmination of a whole month’s worth of work and reporting,” she said. “Sky Sports are very good at it, there’s a beginning, middle and an end. Whilst we don’t think we’ve created a monster, we’ve definitely created something special.” This year business throughout the window was on a par with 2014, some £130m was spent. Chelsea made the most costly signing of deadline day, w