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Saturday, July 31, 2021

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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 ...

Babi Anagnostopoulos' 20-year-old husband confessed to the murder of 33-year-old Caroline after a marathon testimony to the police at the Attica General Police Directorate.

The alleged perpetrator during his interrogation, allegedly said that he was the only one involved in the crime, claimed that on the night of May 11 there was an intense quarrel with the 20-year-old whom he killed and then directed the robbery in order to deceive the police. He also said that lately they have had constant frictions, while he claimed that what he cared about most was their baby. Today he is expected to be taken to the prosecutor.

 

The reopening of the closed cinemas from July 1 with 50% fullness and demonstration of a vaccination certificate or self test result was announced by the Deputy Minister of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias.
He also announced the operation of outdoor playgrounds, amusement parks, baths and thermal springs from next Saturday.
Meanwhile, a plan for the return of the fans to the football fields is being worked out by a team of the Infectious Diseases Committee, as the Deputy Minister of Sports, Lefteris Avgenakis, announced in Parliament.

The self-tests in Achaia and Attica will be available from the supermarkets in the coming days, according to the government after the decision of the pharmaceutical associations of the two areas to stop their free supply from the pharmacies. The Deputy Minister of Health, Vassilis Kontozamanis, launched an attack on these two associations, talking about "stupid excuses" and "non-existent data that do not correspond to reality"

 

519 new cases of coronavirus, of which 252 in Attica and 44 in Thessaloniki were announced today. 16 patients ended up, 321 are hospitalized by intubation.

 

The Minister of Finance, Christos Staikouras, expressed his satisfaction for the decision by the Eurogroup to disburse the fifth package of Greek debt relief measures, amounting to 748 million euros.

At the same time, the Minister of Finance announced that from next week the Government's proposal for permanent reduction of VAT in Chios, Leros, Samos, Kos and Lesvos, in which structures of asylum seekers operate, will be legislated.

 

The "green light" from the Commission for the Recovery and Sustainability Plan of Greece was announced by Ursula von der Layen, at the beginning of the event at the Ancient Agora. The President of the European Commission described the approval of 30,5 billion euros to our country as an "important milestone" and estimated that the first disbursements will take place in July. According to Kyriakos Mitsotakis, in 2021 almost 8 billion are expected to be disbursed, which will finance, as he said, mainly projects for electrical interconnection of islands but also energy shielding of businesses and homes.

In sociology, chemistry and computer science, high school graduates are currently being examined for admission to higher education.

 

The visit of the Prime Minister of Northern Macedonia, Zoran Zaef, to Bulgaria, where he went in an attempt to persuade the political leadership to lift its objections to the start of the EU accession negotiations with Northern Macedonia, seems to have been fruitless. without, however, extracting any commitment or even a statement from the Bulgarian side in this direction.

 

Weather

Initially clear, the weather in Attica is forecast for today. From noon, clouds will develop and local rains and isolated thunderstorms will gradually occur. The winds will be variable up to 4 Beaufort. The temperature will range from 19 to 31 degrees Celsius. 23 points, at this time, in Technopolis, here, in Gazi.

Crime in Daphne: Prosecution for manslaughter by deceit in a calm state of mind in the 40-year-old

The prosecutor prosecuted the 40-year-old from Daphne ...

Coronavirus: Controls for compliance continue - Rain of fines and arrests

Intensive checks are carried out throughout the country by the Hellenic Police Services to implement measures to prevent and limit the spread of ...

News bulletin at 13:00

The traffic at the exits of the highways, at the height of the tolls of Elefsina and Afidnes, is particularly high at this time. The traffic from ...

F. Gennimata: Another murder of a woman. Decisions and actions now

"Another murder of a woman. Another life was lost. Another female victim. As long as we stay in the findings, the numbers grow "points out the president of the Movement for Change ...

Israel blames Iran for attacking Mercer Street tanker

Israeli Foreign Minister Jair Lapid said he wanted to bring the case of the attack on an oil tanker to the UN, which ...

News bulletin at 12:00

Prolonged heat wave hits the country, creating suffocation conditions in urban centers. High temperatures are expected to peak on Monday and Tuesday. In increased readiness ...

"Kamini" the country until August 6 - Feeling of discomfort in urban centers

The "wave" of heatwave in progress in the country with the experts talking about a dangerous weather phenomenon, due to the long duration, but also the ...

IT HAPPENS IN ATHENS

Municipality of Athens: Air-conditioned rooms for the protection of citizens from high temperatures

Due to the high temperatures, the Municipality of Athens has from Tuesday, July 27, and until the end of the phenomenon three (3) air-conditioned rooms for ...

ISA: Instructions for protection from high temperatures

The Medical Association of Athens calls on the citizens to take precautions against the heat, especially if they belong to the vulnerable groups of the population. When the temperature ...

The organized beaches of Attica open for free due to the heat

In order to protect citizens, young and old, and to find a cool shelter on hot days, free admission will be offered ...

Free coronavirus test from EODY on Saturday 31/7

On Saturday, July 41, EODY mobile teams will be in 31 parts of the country and will carry out free coronavirus tests. It is reminded that...

Free organized beaches are opened for the citizens due to the heat on the initiative of ETAD

In order to protect citizens, young and old, and to find a cool shelter on hot days, free admission will be offered ...