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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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Greece proposes 80-billion-euro energy fund to European Commission

Τhe European Commission should set up an 80-billion-euro fund to deal with the fallout from high natural gas prices, proposed Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas to EU officials on Tuesday. Skrekas made the proposal ahead of the Ministers of Energy Emergency Council on Friday, in a letter to Executive …

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Massive “revenge porn” scandal in Patras discovered

A massive ‘revenge porn” scandal with over 1,000 pictures and videos of reportedly 141 victims, residents of Patras, has been discovered. Two men have been identified as organizers of the illegal material that is shared via an application for mobile phones. No arrest has been made so far. Men can …

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Greece Coronavirus weekly: Infections rise 24%, deaths decrease 16%

Greece’s health authorities announced ον Τuesday 44,775 coronavirus cases confirmed in the week September 19-25, ISO week 38/2022. In the same period 97 Covid-patients died. The number of intubated Covid-patients stands at 79. Within one week the number of coronavirus infections increased by 24%, while the number of deaths decreased …

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