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Taxi drivers & owners on 48-strike to protest new tax bill

Taxi drivers and owners in Athens mobilize again against the new tax bill and announced on Wednesday a 48-hour strike on December 5 and 6, 2023. The Board of Directors of tax owners and drivers of Athens union (SATA) decided to escalate the mobilizations, expressing “the anger and indignation of …

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Greece’s natural gas export potential will be quadrupled, says Minister

Greece’s natural gas export potential will be quadrupled by the end of the decade, with new infrastructure projects such as the Alexandroupolis floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, Deputy Minister of Environment and Energy Alexandra Sdoukou said on Wednesday. This will happen due to an increase in the capacity of …

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Hospital doctors on 48h strike due to collapse of Greece’s NHS

Highly frustrated about the ongoing deterioration of the National Health System, the dramatic working conditions that set patients at risk and the shortage of staff,  Greece’s public hospital doctors and staff launched a 48-hour strike. The Federation of Hospital Doctors of Greece (OENGE) launched a 48-hour strike across the country …

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Crete: Students found semi-conscious in high school toilet

Alarm for high school students who were found semi-unconscious in a school toilet in Heraklion on the island of Crete on Wednesday morning. Possible scenario is the use of an unknown substances. According to local media information, the students reported that they are dizzy and not well, possibly after using …

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Police evicts disable 82-year-old man in Halkidiki (videos)

Strong police forces moved to evict an 82-year-old disable man and his family from the home they built and lived in for half a century. The eviction took place while a temporary court decision allowed the family to stay in their home until February 2024. Wrapped in blankets and sitting …

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New bad weather front with rainfalls, storms, gusty winds up to 9 Β

Hardly is storm Bettina gone, a strong barometric low coming from North-West Europe and moving southeast will cause a new wave of bad weather in Greece, forecast to last from the evening hours of Monday, November 27, until Wednesday, November 29, 2023, The bad weather front bring rainfalls, locally strong …

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Extensive damages in Halkidiki waterfront from storm Bettina

Winds blowing with intensity of 11 Beaufort swept along the coast of Kassandra leg in Halkidiki peninsula over the weekend damaging pedestrian zones in the villages of the mainly touristic area. Badly affected have been the villages of Siviri, Hanioti, Pefkohori and Polychrono where piers were cracked, trees uprooted and …

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Christmas Tree decorations stolen in Athens Municipality

The Christmas Tree in Klafthmonos Square in downtown Athens stays “half-naked from the waste down” -as media reported – after its decoration has been stolen. The Grinch in Athens did not remove all ornaments as they obviously stole what they could reach with their hands.   The tree was set …

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