Germany accused of 'deporting' its elderly: Rising numbers moved to Asia and Eastern Europe because of sky-high care costsCountry's elderly and sick being sent abroad due to rising care costsSituation described as 'inhumane deportation' and a huge 'alarm signal' Warning to Britain where pensioners are selling homes to pay for healthcare | UPDATED: 22:17 GMT, 27 December 2012 German pensioners are being sent to care homes in Eastern Europe and Asia in what has been described as an ‘inhumane deportation’. Rising numbers of the elderly and sick are moved overseas for long-term care because of sky-high costs at home. Some private healthcare providers are even building homes overseas, while state insurers are also investigating whether they can care for their clients abroad
Did Greece's 21st century Fascists leave this African immigrant scarred for life just because of the colour his skin Many face daily racist attacks, police apathy and a system that punishes them rather than their assailantsHassan Mekki – a 32-year-old Sudanese migrant – was left with large gashes resembling an 'X' across his back following an attack | UPDATED: 21:16 GMT, 6 December 2012 It is a country which has been left on its knees, fuelling anger and resentment among its people. Almost nobody in Greece has been left untouched by the devastating economic crisis
Is this the real Hell Incredible cave which experts believe inspired the Greek legend of Hades The cave – named Alepotrypa – dates back to the Neolithic Age but laid undiscovered in southern Greece until the 1950sArchaeologists have uncovered tools, pottery, obsidian, silver and copper artifactsFindings suggest cave dwellers might have connected the cave with Hades | UPDATED: 22:07 GMT, 29 November 2012 An ancient Greek cave nearly the size of four football pitches and with its own underground lake may be responsible for sparking the age-old myth about the Greek underworld god Hades, archaeologists claim.