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Parents on Rhodes sentenced and fined for not sending child to school

A 35-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman were handed a suspended 14-month prison term and fined 3,000 euros each by a court in Rhodes for not sending their 8-year-old child to primary school due to the pandemic. The parents were convicted of violating the law on compulsory attendance at kindergarten, …

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Anti-vaxxer parents burn children book informing preschoolers on pandemic (video)

Parents opposing vaccination and the wearing of masks set a children’s book on fire to protest the measures against Covid-19. The unprecedented incident that reminds of “dark days” of our civilization took place in Halkida, the cpaital of the island of Evia, just 50 km away from Athens. The book …

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Toddler “forgotten” in kindergarten bus; 5 arrested after parents file lawsuit

A 2-year-old toddler was left in a kindergarten school for over five hours in the seaside resort of Varkiza in south-eastern Athens. The girl’s parents filed a lawsuit against those in charge of the kindergarten, including the bus driver and those monitoring the children transfer. The child is thought to …

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Prosecutor investigates anti-masks parents who threaten teachers

Judicial authorities have intervened and investigate anti-masks parents who threaten teachers, just days before schools open in Greece on September 14. The use of face masks is compulsory for students and teachers. Teachers’ unions have denounced to judicial authorities that members have received threats including out of court documents by …

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“Special purpose leave” for parents when schools closed due to coronavirus

Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced a government measure introduced for the time schools are closed due to coronavirus: special-purpose leave for parents. The special-purpose leave from work is for working parents with children up to 15 years old. However, not both parents can claim the leave at the same time. …

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Greece 2020: Starving child faints after unemployed parents pay taxes

A starving student recently collapsed on the way home and fell to the ground in front of the eyes of stunning passersby. The incident took place in Pyrgos, southern Peloponnese. According to  local media, both parents are unemployed and had hardly any money left after they paid their taxes to …

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US parents increasingly name their babies “Giannis” after The Greek Freak

An increasingly number of parents in the US name their babies “Giannis” after the Greek Freak, the Bucks and NBA star Antetokounmpo. “There’s only one Giannis Antetokounmpo,” writes USToday adding that “But likely because of the NBA star, there are now plenty of Giannises.” According to baby name data released …

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Parents of British Zakynthos assault victim donate his organs

For the parents of the 35-year-old Briton it was certainly the most difficult decision of their life. Despite their deep sorrow, they decided to donate his organs and save other people’s lives. For seven days the assault victim was fighting for his life in the intensive care of a hospital …

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