The German consul in the Greek city of Thessaloniki was called a Nazi and pelted with eggs and coffee by angry demonstrators while he was speaking at a trade conference. The incident came a day after another German official said that it takes three Greeks to do the job that a single German can do. There’s no word on whether the two incidents are connected.
In other news, the BP oil company has agreed to plead guilty to 14 criminal charges and pay more than $4.5 billion in fines for the catastrophic oil spill caused by one of its rigs in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
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