Poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke to be buried in Egina on Thursday

The funeral service for acclaimed Greek poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke, who died Tuesday aged 81, will be held at Panagitsa church on the island of Egina at 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Anghelaki-Rooke will be buried next to her husband, British classicist Rodney Rooke, to whom she was married for 43 years until his death in 2007.

French-Greek Chamber to host tax event

The French-Greek Chamber of Commerce and Industry is holding an event on Thursday at the French Institute of Greece (31 Sina, Athens) titled "Proposals for a Fair and Effective Tax Policy for Enterprises."
The keynote speaker will be the new head of Grant Thornton in Greece, Nikos Karamouzis, while corporate tax experts will offer their insight.

Race continues for second place in Thessaloniki mayoral runoff

With just over 60 percent of votes counted on Monday morning, the conservative New Democracy-backed candidate for Thessaloniki mayor Nikos Tachiaos was projected to secure 22.56 percent while Constantinos Zervas and Giorgos Orphanos fought it out for second place with 14.76 percent and 14.41 percent respectively ahead of the runoff next weekend.