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EU Energy ministers agree on mandatory electricity reduction of 5% in peak hours

EU Energy Ministers reached a political agreement on measures to mitigate high electricity prices: mandatory electricity reduction at 5% in peak hours, cap on market revenues from inframarginal electricity producers and solidarity contribution from fossil fuels producers, the Czech Republic that is currently holding the rotating EU Presidency said in …

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Femicide: Breeder shoots dead partner and their 10-month-old baby

A 56-year-old man shot and killed his 29-year-old partner and their 10-month-old baby and then committed suicide with the same hunting rifle. The femicide took place in the village Lekani near the city of Kavala in North Greece. According to preliminary media information, the perpetrator took both victims to the …

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Greece makes anti-skid chains obligatory from October to April

Greece’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has issued clarifications regarding the mandatory use of anti-skid chains and similar means in vehicles.  According to the ministry decision, motorists should have anti-skid chains in their vehicle from October to April every year, when  they are driving on national or regional roads. The …

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Mandatory Rapid Test for Unvaccinated Workers in Greece

Unvaccinated workers of the public and private sectors in Greece will be obliged to have one rapid test of Covid-19 once a week, the Health Ministry has ruled. The rapid test for the uvaccinated workers remains mandatory until the end of the year, December 31, 2022. The rapid test costs …

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Greek utility DEPA clinches winter LNG deal with TotalEnergies

Greece’s biggest gas utility, DEPA Commercial, has clinched a deal with TotalEnergies for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) over the winter months if needed, the Greek energy ministry said on Thursday. The deal stipulates that TotalEnergies will supply Greece with two LNG cargoes a month for five months …

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More antiquities unearthed during works for Thessaloniki metro

More antiquities have been unearthed during the construction works of the metro in Thessaloniki, northern Greece. The finding span from the Proto-Byzantine to the Middle-Byzantine era, that is from from the 4th to 11th centuries AD. According to local media, the antiquities were discovered during works at the southern access …

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