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Parents bring fans from home to schools amid heatwave

Parents of high school students in Thessaloniki were seen carrying fans from home to school on Wednesday  so that their children could participate at the university entrance exams in a ‘comfortable’ environment due to the heat wave sweeping across the county. Many public schools have neither Air Conditioning or fans …

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Baby dies in car: Autopsy report; father’s first statement

Accumulation of fluid in the lungs, which caused pulmonary edema, was listed as the cause of death in the forensic report released on Wednesday for the 5.5-month-old baby girl that died after having been forgotten by her father in the car for several hours. The autopsy was carried out at …

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Caroline Crouch murder trial: Defendant states “married and widower”

Wearing a bulletproof vest and his handcuffed hands on his back, Babis Anagnostopoulos crossed the door of the Mixed Jury Court of Athens short before 8:30 Friday morning. The trial for the murder of his 20-year-old wife Caroline Crouch, a UK national, started almost a year after the heinous murder …

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Landlord confesses murder of family incl two toddlers; he claims “unpaid rent”; police investigates also racism

The main suspect for the quadruple murder of a family including of two toddlers in Andravida was arrested late Friday  night. The 60 year-old landlord has reportedly shot the parents and suffocated the children over “unpaid rent,” as he claimed. Police, however, investigates also a racist motive. Media report on …

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Henderson murder case retrial postponed; US-Vice raises issue to Greek PM

The parents of Bakari Henderson were back to the courtroom in Patras on Monday where the trial at Second Instance for the men accused of killing their 22-year-old four years ago was set to begin today. The couple that had traveled for one more time from Austin, Texas, to Greece …

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Parents on Rhodes sentenced and fined for not sending child to school

A 35-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman were handed a suspended 14-month prison term and fined 3,000 euros each by a court in Rhodes for not sending their 8-year-old child to primary school due to the pandemic. The parents were convicted of violating the law on compulsory attendance at kindergarten, …

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Children’s vaccination not mandatory, but will require parental consent

Inoculating children aged 12-15 against Covid-19 is still under consideration by the National Vaccinations Committee, its head professor Maria Theodoridou said on Monday. The committee’s final decision could concern high-risk children as opposed to all of them, she elaborated. Although not mandatory, vaccination will require parental consent, she added. Citing …

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Prosecutor investigates anti-masks parents who threaten teachers

Judicial authorities have intervened and investigate anti-masks parents who threaten teachers, just days before schools open in Greece on September 14. The use of face masks is compulsory for students and teachers. Teachers’ unions have denounced to judicial authorities that members have received threats including out of court documents by …

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2 masks, 1 flask: Greece’s half-measures for students’ protection

One thing is certain from the Education Minister’s announcements about the opening of schools: the complete lack of serious government planning to protect the health of students and teachers. Wish list and half-measures The previous certainty that the schools will open on September 7 has been replaced by the wiser …

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