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Greece General Strike: How public transport will operate on March 8

Greece is expected to paralyze on Wednesday as several unions of the private and public sectors and social groups are joining the general strike to demand justice for the 57 victims of the train collision Tempi and a thorough investigation into the causes of the disaster, bringing o justice all …

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Hellenic Train cancels all train routes, incl. Proastiakos

Hellenic Train, the private company managing the passengers transfer in Greece, announced on Wednesday that all of the company’s routes are cancelled as of 12 o’ clock noon, March 1, 2023. These routes also include the routes of the Athens Suburban Proastiakos. The company did not say until when the …

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Athens braces for second snow-wave on Tuesday (schools, measures)

Schools in some suburbs of Athens will remain closed also on Tuesday and workers can go to work not earlier than 10 a.m. as snow weather deterioration is forecast over night with frost phenomena early in the morning. Schools will be closed also on the islands of Evia, Samos, Lesvos …

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Rail track to connect Heraklio with new Kasteli airport on Crete

French multinational rolling stock manufacturer operating  in rail transport group Alstom is turning its attention to Heraklion, Crete. It brings back discussions about the construction of a fixed track network, which will connect the city of Heraklion with the new airport in Kasteli. According to news website hellasjournal, Managing Director …

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A flurry of bankruptcies for Greece’s Bakeries

Soaring energy inflation, accumulated debt, increases in raw materials and declining consumption are increasing bakeries shutdowns in Greece, with bakers not even being able to put… bread on their tables. In the last two months, more than 50 bakeries have shut down, increasing the number of “locks” to 260 within …

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West Nile Virus: 160 infections, 14 deaths in total (EODY weekly)

West Nile mosquito

Dozens of new infections with the West Nile virus within a week and 14 deaths in total were announced by Greece’s National Health Care Organization EODY. the majority of infections have been recorded in central and northern Greece According to EODY weekly bulletin, from the begin of 2022 until September …

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Greece-General Strike to paralyze public transport, sea and air traffic UPDs

Public transport, sea and air traffic will be heavily disrupted or just paralyzed on Wednesday, 6. April 2022, as several transport workers unions have declared to participate in the 24-hour general strike. For 24 hours, ferries will remain docked at the ports and airplanes will be grounded at the airports, …

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Greece to abolish Passenger Location Form (PLF) by mid-March

The condition to complete the Passenger Location Form (PLF) by those visiting Greece will be abolished by mid-March, Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced on Thursday.The country also increase capacity for touristic buses and implements new health protocols for touristic accommodation. “Following the recommendation by the Experts’ Committee of the Health …

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Greece: 3586 new coronavirus cases, 51 deaths, 699 intubations

Greece’s health authorities announced on Tuesday,3,586 new coronavirus cases and 51 deaths in the past 24 hours. The number of Covid-19 patients in intubation has increased to 699. Death toll has reached 7,582. Total confirmed infections since the begin of the pandemic 242,347. Ιnteresting to note: Nov 12/2020: 3350 (lockdown …

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Greece’s rough roadmap for gradual lockdown lifting

The Committee of epidemiologists and other health experts advising the Greek government will hold an extraordinary meeting on Wednesday, March 17, to assess the epidemiological situation and to consider when and how the lockdown restrictions will be lifted. The prolonged lockdown, in the 4.5th month now, has increased citizens’ fatigue …

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School in northern Greece demands removal of Maradona graffiti

A graffiti portraying Maradona has created tension between local and school authorities in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, with the latter demanding its removal. The parents association and the principal of the 3rd elementary school in Kalamaria Municipality demand the removal of the graffiti claiming the lifestyle of the football legend cannot …

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99 deaths in 24 hours, 2018 new coronavirus cases, 608 intubations

Greece’s health authorities announced on Thursday 2018 new coronavirus cases and 99 deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-19 patients has increased to 608. The total cases have reached 99,306 and death toll 2,001. 1,356 Covid-19 patients died in the month of November ( 1-26) alone. …

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