(Reuters) - Retail workers protested in
Athens against a
relaxation of rules restricting the number of Sundays a year when shops can
open, a reform demanded by 's
foreign lenders which aims to make its recession-hit economy more flexible. Greece
After opposition from small retailers and the Orthodox Church, the government has backed away from allowing retailers to trade on any Sunday. Instead, the new rule lets them operate on seven Sundays a year, up from two now.