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Legal online gambling contributes €500 mln in taxes

Legal online gambling contributes €500 million in taxes while illegal gambling sites cost the state coffers the same sum in lost revenue, the Delphi Economic Forum has heard.

Djokovic beats de Minaur to advance to Monte Carlo Masters semis

MONTE CARLO - Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic defeated Australian Alex de Minaur 7-5, 6-4 on Friday to advance to the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters tournament.

Djokovic, who won after two hours and five minutes of play, will on Saturday face the winner of the tie between Ugo Humbert of France and Casper Ruud of Norway.

EU investigates possible cartel practices

Greek and European authorities are investigating the possible extensive rigging of tenders in digital upgrading projects, mainly of the state, which are financed by the Recovery and Resilience Fund.

Greece now on ‘right path,’ says Stournaras

Bank of Greece governor Yannis Stournaras has confessed that he can now "sleep at night, without worrying about fiscal instability" because Greece is on the "right path" in terms of the economy.

"If the government manages to maintain the primary surplus at 2% while making the necessary reforms, we have nothing to fear," he told the Delphi Economic Forum.

Man takes his own life after domestic violence incident

A 29-year-old man has been found dead with a self-inflicted gunshot to the head in the Athens suburb of Glyfada, shortly after residents noticed that he was beating his partner.

At around 4.05 p.m., members of the public noticed the man physically assaulting his wife, 24, at the entrance to an apartment.

Brnabic meets with Ghana's FM

BELGRADE - Serbian Parliament Speaker Ana Brnabic met with Ghanaian FM Shirley Ayorkor Botchway in Belgrade on Friday.

Noting that 2024 marked 65 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between their countries, the parties stressed the significance of strengthening further the bilateral cooperation in politics, diplomacy and other areas of mutual interest.

EIB to bolster civil protection in Greece with new €220 mln loan

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced it will lend Greece €220 million to help protect it against floods and wildfires, which are occurring more often as a result of climate change, as well as against other natural disasters such as earthquakes.

Weather in Bulgaria For The Weekend: Sunny Skies and Brief Showers Ahead

Overnight, most parts of the country will experience mostly clear skies, with temporary increases in cloudiness expected over the eastern half of the Danubian Plain. Some areas may experience short-term rainfall. Minimum temperatures will range between 9°C and 14°C, around 9°C in Sofia.

Should the West Deploy Troops in Ukraine? Our Readers Have Spoken

French President Emmanuel Macron has initiated confidential talks with US President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, advocating for a change in the West's approach to Russia's ongoing conflict in Ukraine.