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Suspected bakery robber nabbed in western Attica

Greek police on Friday were questioning a 36-year-old man believed to be behind several bakery robberies in different parts of western Attica.

The suspect has been linked to eight recent robberies in Aegaleo, Peristeri, Haidari and Aghia Varvara and has been previously arrested in connection with 20 other holdups.

Foreign investors keep upper hand at bourse

Foreign investors accounted for more than half of total trading activity on Greece's stock market last year, executives at stock and futures operator Hellenic Exchanges said on Wednesday.

Greek equities fell 23.6 percent in 2018, a tough year in which banks took a beating. But mid-cap shares bucked the downtrend for a second straight year.

Marbles 'yearn for Attic light'

In response to recent remarks by British Museum director Hartwig Fischer that the Parthenon Marbles will never be returned to Greece, Dame Janet Suzman, chair of the British Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles, insisted on Saturday they are in the wrong space and in need of the Attic light and blue skies.

Suspicious envelopes found at Piraeus courthouse complex examined

The 11 suspicious envelopes found at a Piraeus courthouse complex on Thursday that prompted a mobilization of the police and fire brigade were to be examined Friday by state laboratories.

A preliminary examination by bomb disposal experts on Thursday showed that the envelopes did not contain explosives.

One of the envelopes reportedly contained a powdery substance.

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