Tuesday, 07 February 2023

Greece News

Snowstorm shuts schools and shops, disrupts traffic in Athens
Athens
07
02
2023
Snowstorm shuts schools and shops, disrupts traffic in Athens

Traffic was halted on some central roads and on a national road connecting Athens to central Greece, as storm Barbara swept across the country, blanketing the capital. Some metro stations close to the city's international airport were also shut and train routes to the northern city of Thessaloniki were suspended. Authorities urged the public to avoid non-essential travel. Fire brigade rescue crews had e...

Severe weather front to continue until Wednesday
Athens
07
02
2023
Severe weather front to continue until Wednesday

Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator said it was on alert for power cuts due to the weather, and had plac...

Schools shut in Attica, classes to be held online Monday
Athens
06
02
2023
Schools shut in Attica, classes to be held online Monday

Attica Region Director Giorgos Patoulis said all primary and secondary schools in Attica - whether private or public - ...

Snowfall expected to continue Monday, as road crews remain on standby in Greece
Athens
06
02
2023
Snowfall expected to continue Monday, as road crews remain on standby in Greece

Phenomena accompanying 'Barbara', as the snowstarm is dubbed, have shut down sections of the national highway f...

Politics

Athens
03
02
2023
Artists’ strike closes theaters, music schools

More than 2,000 people took part in the demonstration, on the second day of a 48-hour strike to protest changes in a government labor qualification system used to set wage scales ...

Artists’ strike closes theaters, music schools
Athens
01
02
2023
Greek opposition to boycott parliament over wiretap scandal

“We will not legitimize the legislative work of a government that is demonstrably ... deviating from democracy,” opposition leader Alexis Tsipras, who heads the left-w...

Greek opposition to boycott parliament over wiretap scandal
Athens
31
01
2023
PM Mitsotakis urges Japanese businesses to consider investment in Greece

Accompanied by a Greek delegation, the prime minister was received by the Director, Executive Chairman and Representative Executive Officer of Hitachi, Toshiaki Higashihara, and a...

PM Mitsotakis urges Japanese businesses to consider investment in Greece

Economy

Athens
06
02
2023
Hospitality, tourism & food service workers wanted in Rhodes and Greece in general

According to what has been announced, the first charter flights will start on March 11th, 2023, and based on the messages arriving from the tourist markets, the season is expected...

Hospitality, tourism & food service workers wanted in Rhodes and Greece in general
Athens
01
02
2023
Fitch ups Greece’s rating to a notch below investment grade

In a report issued Friday, Fitch estimates that Greece’s deficit will shrink to 1.8% of its gross domestic product in 2024 from an estimated 3.8% last year. “There ...

Fitch ups Greece’s rating to a notch below investment grade
Athens
31
01
2023
Greek online fashion sales up in 2022

More specifically, 56% of fashion e-shops reported an increase in revenue, up from 47% in 2021, with a 43% saying business results were positive in 2022. Greek representatives ...

Greek online fashion sales up in 2022

Explore Athens Directory

Athens
05
02
2023
Chains mandatory to all in Attica - Message from 112 to residents

The announcement of Attica Traffic in detail: Emergency Bulletin of Hazardous Weather - Traffic regulations - Anti-skid chains "For special safety reasons and in order to ...

Chains mandatory to all in Attica - Message from 112 to residents
Athens
04
02
2023
Weatherstorm "Barbara": Snow in Attica from Sunday - Recommendations to restrict movement - New meeting today

According to the bulletin, the snowfall will start in the early hours of the morning from the islands of the northern Aegean and by noon will affect both Thrace and Halkidiki. ...

Weatherstorm "Barbara": Snow in Attica from Sunday - Recommendations to restrict movement - New meeting today
Athens
05
02
2023
Documentary Screening "Athens and the Great Idea, 1896-1922"

A historical documentary by Maria Iliou and a photographic exhibition. What was Athens like after the first Olympic Games of the modern era in 1896, and until 1922? Why did Ath...

Documentary Screening "Athens and the Great Idea, 1896-1922"

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