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Tsitsipas gets Johnson & Johnson vaccine, will be able to join Australian Open, reports ERT

Stefanos Tsitsipas has reportedly been vaccinated with Johnson & Johnson single-dose vaccine against Covid-19 and will be able to take part in the Australian open, the correspondent of Greece’s state broadcaster ERT in Melbourne reported on Friday noon local time. The correspondent reported that Tsitsipas, according to sources from his …

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“Broadening tax-free basis will be revoked,” says PM Tsipras

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced that the government will revoke the austerity measure of broadening the tax-free basis with a draft law to come to Parliament before the early elections on July 7, 2019. In a live interview to state ERT TV on last night, Tsipras said that the draft …

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President of state broadcaster ERT, Dionysis Tsaknis, resigns criticizing gov’t policies and workers union

Dionysis Tsaknis had submitted his resignation as President of Greece’s state broadcaster ERT after two and a half years on the post. He left criticizing the government policies on ERT as well as the powerful union of workers at the state broadcaster. According to media reports, Tsaknis decision to resign …

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Macron does not rule out new aid for Greece in August 2018

Europe has to say no to additional measures that hamper growth in Greece, French President Emmanuel Macron said in a televised interview given jointly to the public broadcaster ERT and the private channel ANT1. He sent the message that “we must move away from Europe of austerity and assume our …

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Greece: Demy and This Is Love go Eurovision 2017 in Kiev

Greece has decided: Demy and the song This Is Love will represent Greece in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. The national finals were held on Monday at the studios of state broadcaster ERT in Athens.  The decision was determined through televoting by Greek public …

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Athens Court orders rehiring of fired state broadcaster ERT-personnel

A bomb of a decision! The First Instance Court in Athens ordered the rehiring of former state broadcaster ERT personnel, some 2,000 people who were sacked overnight on June 10th 2013. The Court orders the Greek Public Administration to re-hire the sacked employees in the new state broadcaster. Specifically, the …

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state TV (NERIT) security guard stabs unionist of former state TV (ERT)

A security guard of state broadcaster NERIT stabbed a unionist of ERT, the former Greek state broadcaster that was closed down last year. According to Greek media, the security guard had moved out to take down a black flag that the ERT unionists had hoisted. When the general secretary of …

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ERT Live: news from backyard with riot police as backdrop

ERT journalists and technicians are broadcasting live the 9 o’clock evening news program. The provisional studio in form of a table has been set up in the backyard of  the headquarters of the former Greek national broadcaster. The program with guests commenting on the riot police raid in the early …

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UPDATES Athens: riot police raid ERT broadcaster at 4 am

More than 15 riot police squads raided the building of former public broadcaster ERT at 4 a.m. Thursday morning. The raid took place five months after the overnight shut down of ERT on June 11th 2013.  ERT personnel was sacked. Journalists and technicians had been occupying ERT since then and …

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Thessaloniki: fired ERT-employee jumps to death

A fired ERT3 employee jumped to her death from the fifth floor of an apartment building in Thessaloniki on Wednesday evening.  The ambulance and the medical team that rushed to the spot could not save the 46-year-old woman. The mother of a daughter had lost her job when the Greek …

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EBU to end ERT streaming from Athens on August 21/2013

Bye, bye ERT. Forever. EBU has announced that it will end the streaming of ‘pirate’ ERT program as of August 21st 2013 at 9 a.m. Reason for EBU’s decision is the plan of Greek government to start news broadcast via the interim Public Broadcaster DT (Dimosia Tileorasi)  which is supposed …

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