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28 Lighthouses across Greece open to public on Aug 21

28 lighthouses across Greece will open their doors to public on Sunday, August 21, in celebration of International Lighthouse Day 2022, the Greek Navy said on Saturday. They will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. People will have the opportunity to learn about the contribution of lighthouses to …

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Greece lifts one more Covid-measure: No more teleworking for public service, public can…

Greece’s public administration is lifting the measure of teleworking for state employees and citizens will be able to access the public services again, even without previous appointment. According to a circular issued by the Interior Ministry, public services will be fully operational with the personal presence of all the staff …

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Public bus in Thessaloniki goes in flames as it drives to bus stop

A public bus in the city of Thessaloniki, northern Greece, burst into flames as it was traveling in the district of Agios Athanassios, in Halkidona Municipality on Saturday. The driver and the passengers managed to disembark  in time, no injury has been reported. The Fire Service rushed to the spot …

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Operation of public and private sector in Attica & Crete Jan 27

Normalcy will partly return to Attica and Crete tomorrow Thursday, 27. January 2022, after two days of “obligatory holiday” due to snow weather Elpis. According to an announcement by the government spokesman the instructions about the operation of the public and private sector as well as the retail and schools …

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Draft bill: Chargers for electric cars in public and private buildings

Greece’s Energy and Environment Ministry submitted a draft bill that obliges public and private buildings to install electric cars chargers in parking slots. Among others, the bill also foresees that owners of chargers can sell excess electric power to the market. According to the draft based on European Union regulations, …

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Anti-abortion campaign in Athens metro triggers public outcry

Anti-abortion posters appeared at several metro stations in Athens on Monday morning and triggered a public outcry.By early afternoon, the posters were removed following an order of the Transportation Minister. Many metro commuters were shocked on Monday morning to see huge ads about an issue that has been settled in …

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MediaMarkt and Public in strategic deal for new big retail company in Greece

Olympia Group SA on Tuesday announced a strategic deal with Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH to create a dynamic new retail company in Greece. In an announcement, Olympia Group SA, shareholders of Public stores in Greece and Cyprus, and Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH (MSH), shareholders of MediaMarkt stores in Greece, have entered into a strategic …

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Zakynthos Shipwreck Navagio Beach opens to public again under restrictions

Famous Navagio beach, the Zakynthos shipwreck, was opened to public again, a week after a rockfall on the left side of the shipwreck forced its closure. The opening of the shipwreck beach is under certain restrictions though. According to state broadcaster ERT, the port authorities lifted the ban on Zakynthos …

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Greece opens 27 Lighthouses to public on International LL Weekend, Aug 19

Twenty-seven lighthouses in Greece will open to the public on Sunday, August 19, to celebrate the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW). Visitors will be given information about the importance of lighthouses and the duties of lighthouse staff. According to the ILLW’s site, the event began in 1998 and is run …

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The ancient Macedonian “Amphipolis Tomb” to be open to public

Culture and Sports Minister Lydia Koniordou revealed that the ancient Macedonian Kasta Tomb also known as the Amphipolis Tomb will open to public most probably in three years time. Speaking at a press conference during the presentation of a new temporary exhibition on the Emperor Hadrian at the National Archaeological …

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Be a rower on ancient trireme Olympias with the Greek Navy

Do you want to be a rower on a ancient Greek trireme? The Hellenic Navy offers exactly this opportunity to the public, to anyone who wants to fulfill a hidden dream. Following the successful trips of the Trireme OLYMPIAS in summer 2016, the Greek Navy invites citizens to join voyages …

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Athens: Metro & Urban train ISAP station to close Dec 11/2014

Metro and Urban Train ISAP station “Omonia” will be closed to public as of 5:30 pm today, Thursday, 11. December 2014. A protest meeting and a rally against “state violence” have been scheduled by demonstrators. The wagons will pass through but passengers will have not possibility to get off or …

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