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Church turned into classroom on Crete (video)

High school students in Herakleio, Crete, are forced to have lessons in a church, because there is not enough place, read: classroom, for them in the school building. The small chapel is located in the courtyard of Kapetanakeio school and has been converted into a classroom, since the school facilities …

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Athens Metro Line 1 on 3-hour work stoppage

A three-hour work stoppage will be held at the Athens Metro Line 1 on Thursday, February 2, 2023 the Athens Urban Rail Transport’s (STASY) union has announced. The stoppage will take place 12:00-15:00 due to the union’s extraordinary general assembly meeting. The work stoppage will affect the Piraeus-Kifissia urban train …

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Anti-smoking law to be updated to plug loopholes

Over the next three months the Health Ministry will seek to close the loopholes in the anti-smoking legislation that allow closed areas to be characterized as open-air, thus allowing people to smoke. Smoking of cigarettes will be expressly banned in cafes, bars, restaurants etc that are closed with canopies, plastic …

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Athens traffic restrictions for ex king’s funeral

Traffic restrictions are in place between 06:00 and 14:00 on Monday around the Athens Metropolitan Cathedral (‘Mitropoli’) near Syntagma Square because of the funeral of the former king of Greece Constantine, Hellenic Police headquarters said on Sunday. No cars will be allowed on Mitropoleos street, on Eolou str between Adrianou …

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