The metro station at the University is closed, in view of the general education rally in one of the Propylaea. Students and teachers react to the higher education bill.
The 38-year-old coach accused of raping an 11-year-old sailing athlete 10 years ago is in the courts of Evelpidon for his apology. Immediately afterwards, an investigator and a prosecutor will decide whether or not to remand him in custody.
An extraordinary meeting is being held today by the committee of experts, against the background of the rise of coronavirus cases in the last two days and the entry into our country of the British mutation.
The experts will reconsider their suggestion for the opening of gymnasiums and lyceums from Monday, while they express concern mainly for Attica, which may pass from the orange alarm level to the red, which will mean a return to a new stricter lockdown.
Decisive for the presentations will be the results announced by the Institute for Biomedical Research of the Academy of Athens regarding the cases of mutant strains throughout Greece.
The position that we should not return to the full lockdown was expressed in Athens 9.84 by the professor and member of the committee of experts, Panagiotis Panagiotopoulos. "We may make some changes in the retail sector," he said.
Attica is probably in the red today, said at the same time on Open TV the professor, Achilleas Gikas, also a member of the committee. Any decisions are expected to be announced tomorrow.
Travel agencies, the industry that has been hit hardest worldwide at this unprecedented level, remain and will remain for a long time with zero work and zero revenue, facing a realistic risk of survival. The drop in the turnover of travel agencies now exceeds 90%, while uncertainty prevails for the summer "vacation packages".
The United States has called for a "clear and solid" investigation into the origins of the pandemic, which continues to worsen worldwide.
"We need to find out 'how the virus came about and how it spread,'" said White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki, expressing deep concern about US misinformation from some sources in China.
The ten international WHO experts are expected to begin their investigations in Uhan today, after the end of their quarantine.
Today, the European Medicines Agency decides whether or not to distribute the Astrazeneca vaccine in the EU, following the rupture of the Commission with the company for the previously announced reduction in installments, even by 75%.
The two sides did not manage to break the deadlock yesterday either. "We regret the continuing lack of clarity on the delivery schedule and request a clear plan from AstraZeneca," the commission said in a statement.
Madrid has suspended all new doses of the vaccine for at least 10 days. At the same time, the Czech Ministry of Health recommended that vaccinations be stopped for two weeks.
The Council of Ministers, chaired by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, meets in one hour via teleconference.
Interior Minister Makis Voridis is expected to present the draft law for the abolition of simple proportional representation, as well as the abolition of the percentage above 50% required for the election of mayors and regional governors from the first round.
The weather in Attica is clear today. The temperature will reach up to 9 degrees Celsius. 6 points at this time in the Technopolis in Gazi.