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Greece Weather Warning: Heavy rainfalls and storms, gusty winds

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY issued an emergency weather bulletin warning of heavy rainfalls and storms accompanied by hail locally and temporary very strong winds (μπουρινια/gusts). The bad weather is forecast to affect mostly areas in northern and central Greece and is expected to be of short duration. EMY weather …

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Grim report on waste management and recycling in Greece

The Hellenic Competition Commission posted for public consultation its Interim Report on an investigation in the sectors of waste management and recycling of Greece on Tuesday. In the mid-term report, the Commission reports among other issues (a) obstacles to new actors entering the market, (b) high concentration rates, and (c) …

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Summer storms and temperature drop in the coming days

Temperatures are forecast to decrease as of Tuesday, July 23, and for a few days, before they rise again. At the same time, summer storms are underway in many parts of Greece. According to director of National Meteorology Service EMY, Thodoris Kolydas, locally heavy rainstorms are forecast for central and …

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Greece launches probe into banks rates on deposits

With two years delay and several complaints right from the beginning, Greece’s  Competition Commission is launching an investigation into whether there are concerted practices in the banking industry regarding deposit rates. The European Central Bank proceeded with successive increases in the deposit acceptance facility rate from July 2022 to September …

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Over 400 hackers’ attacks targeted Greece’s Land Registry

Over 400 hackers’ attacks were recorded on the information systems of the Land Registry this week, however, although an attempt was made, the intrusion of a malicious user into the Database failed. This is stated in the announcement of the Ministry of Digital Governance on Friday. As indicated by the …

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Greece’s National Meteo updates Heatwave Warning

Greece’s National Meteorological Service EMY updated on Friday its heatwave warning saying that high temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius will prevail in many parts of the country until Monday, July 22, 2024. From Tuesday, July 23, onward there will be a gradual decline in temperature, both in terms of maximum …

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“Paper Dragon”: Authorities uncover tax evasion ring involving 287 Chinese-owned businesses

Operation “Paper Dragon”: 287 retail stores of Chinese interest active in Greece were found out to have committed big scale tax evasion The international organized tax evasion ring involving Greek and Chinese businessmen, accountants and technicians was supplying companies with cash registers, specialized algorithm mechanisms and software to avoid paying …

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