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Wednesday, August 4, 2021

News bulletin at 10:00

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Vaccination program at home by the Municipality of Athens

The Municipality of Athens continues to contribute, by all means and in every way, to the national effort to deal with the coronavirus and return to normalcy ....

The green renovation of the "lower" Syntagma square

Syntagma Square is the urban geometric place on the borders of the ancient city and in the center of modern Athens. It leads us through Ermou ...

The different summer of the children in Athens - All the programs of the Municipality of Athens

Summer, child and city. A difficult combination? In the Municipality of Athens, not so much! Creative, participatory, educational, artistic and very enjoyable are the programs that ...

With a pavilion inspired by the meeting of Oedipus with the Sphinx, the Prefecture of Boeotia displays the Archaeological Museum of Thebes on its pedestrian street ...

The Prefecture of Boeotia promotes the Archaeological Museum of Thebes in the center of Athens! The Region of Central Greece - Regional Unit of Viotia, in collaboration with the Ephorate ...

The INNOVATHENS training program for July

INNOVATHENS, the hub of innovation and entrepreneurship of the Technopolis of the Municipality of Athens, presents for the month of July a specially designed program of workshops, adapted to the trends ...

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.

WEATHER

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.

News bulletin at 12:00

Landscape of ecological disaster Varybobi and the wider area after yesterday's fire with the residents counting their wounds, the damages to ...

Vlachos: "We will leave our soul and heart here for a medal"

Happy for the appearance of the men's national water polo, especially in defense and satisfied with the qualification to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympic tournament, he appeared ...

Most fronts in Varybobi are in recession - Firefighting fight - Damage is incalculable

The Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias, spoke about an extremely difficult night, after the meeting he had with the Prime Minister, ...

K. Mitsotakis: The critical infrastructure withstood us - Thank God we did not lose a human life

We faced an extremely difficult fire in extreme heat conditions. A big "thank you" to the men and women of the Fire Brigade who gave and continue to ...

Giannis Kotsiras at the Veakeio Theater in Piraeus

"Look Around" is the title of this year's summer tour of Giannis Kotsiras. "Look Around" the title of the song, which we have already loved, by the new ...

Extraordinary information N. Hardalia about the fires at 13:00

Extraordinary information will be provided at 13:00 on the evolution of the fires by Nikos Hardalias, at the Faros building. He spoke of an extremely difficult night ...

National Observatory: Recommended for circulation only with enhanced protection mask

The situation in many areas of Athens today is bad today, in terms of harmful PM2.5 particles, ie the thin inhaled particles with a diameter ...

IT HAPPENS IN ATHENS

Most fronts in Varybobi are in recession - Firefighting fight - Damage is incalculable

The Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias, spoke about an extremely difficult night, after the meeting he had with the Prime Minister, ...

National Observatory: Recommended for circulation only with enhanced protection mask

The situation in many areas of Athens today is bad today, in terms of harmful PM2.5 particles, ie the thin inhaled particles with a diameter ...

The heatwave boosted sales of air conditioners

Sales of air conditioners and fans show a vertical increase due to the heat. In a first assessment, electrical shopkeepers translate the increase in sales in air conditioners ...

Today, the Tax Office and the customs in Attica operate with security personnel

Today, the Tax Offices and the customs offices in Attica operate with security personnel due to the emergency conditions that prevail from the fire in Varybobi and ...

The OASA is modifying its routes due to the fire

Modifications to bus routes that are in force from this morning due to the fire in Varybobi were announced on Wednesday morning by ...