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Municipality of Athens: Bright Christmas in Athens - The full program

The countdown for Christmas has begun and Athens is wearing its festive clothes. 38 days, 52 spots throughout the city, 6 Christmas ...

Municipality of Athens - WiFi4EU: Free Wi-fi in 11 parts of the city

The transformation of Athens into a smart and sustainable city, where citizens enjoy living and working in it, is one of the ...

Municipality of Athens: 14 new electronic services available to citizens

The total number of digital services of the Municipality of Athens now stands at 118 after the addition of 14 new ones, which are available as of today ...

Start School of Business in Serafio-Free digital education in 45 companies in Athens

A total of 45 small and medium enterprises operating within the borders of the Municipality of Athens have the opportunity to participate for free in the Start School of Business, ...

The face of the University changes with plane trees and marbles

The planters, the benches and the palm trees on Panepistimiou Street will be a thing of the past in a few days as the Municipal Council "turned on" the green light ...

The commitment of our country to the goal of making Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050, pointed out the Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, from the podium of the Summit of the Middle East Green Initiative, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Mr. Mitsotakis highlighted, among other things, Greece's effort to increase the share of RES, even expressing the hope that we will be one of the first Mediterranean countries to introduce a specific framework for the production of electricity through offshore wind farms. According to the Prime Minister, "in total, we aim to mobilize more than 25 billion euros in investments in our effort to achieve the goal of the green transition", with significant support from the EU through the Recovery Fund.

National Mourning Day is declared Wednesday, October 27, the day of the funeral of Fofi Gennimata, who passed away after a long battle with cancer. The political world as a whole expressed his pain and his respect for the bravery and dignity of Fofi Gennimata. The Parliament suspends its activity for the rest of the week, the student parade of October 27 in Thessaloniki will not take place, as announced by the Ministry of Interior. The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is proceeding with the cancellation of its events tomorrow and Wednesday, as a sign of mourning for the loss of the President of KINAL.

. The funeral procession will be sung in the Diocese and the burial will take place from the First Cemetery of Athens. From 10:00 on Wednesday morning, the body of Fofi Gennimata will be in the chapel of the Diocese for a popular pilgrimage. The funeral will be held at the expense of an acting minister and at public expense. The family of the President of KINAL wants money to be deposited in the Ark of the World and in the Child's Smile instead of wreaths.

The traffic on the Corinth - Patras highway, at the height of Zevgolatio, in Corinth, was restored after the departure of the Roma group, who were protesting the death of the 20-year-old, who was killed in the bloody incident in Perama. However, another group of people closed the Corinth - Kalamata highway, at the Arfara junction, in Messinia. The traffic of the vehicles is diverted on the old highway, while at the point of the blockade there are Police forces.

A "breath" of the 4.000 cases of coronavirus in our country in the last 24 hours, specifically reached 3.937 - 54 patients ended up, 354 are hospitalized by intubation. 79.793 tests were performed, with a positive rate of 5,1%.

“The" green light "for the administration of the third dose of the Moderna vaccine was given by the European Medicines Agency. According to the announcement, it can be administered to people over 18 years of age at least 6 months after the second dose. The Moderna vaccine is the second in the EU to be approved for booster doses, after Pfizer.

A 46-year-old worker died tragically at pier 2 at the Piraeus Container Station, when, under unclear circumstances, he was fatally hit by a crane bridge. DPort Services expresses its pain in an announcement. "It's not the 'bad' moment. It is a result of the intensification of work, the lack of safety measures for our health and our integrity ", the Union of Container Workers at the piers of Piraeus emphasizes in its announcement, asking for 6-hour shifts, abolition of counter shifts, conversion of all contracts into full and Health and Safety Committees by employees. "The working class is mourning another dead man on the altar of profit, this time at Cosco, in the port of Piraeus," the KKE emphasizes.

In the international news… The American President, Joe Biden, signed the decree which from November 8 removes most of the travel restrictions for foreigners who want to visit the USA. After that date, minors under the age of 18 will not need to prove that they have been vaccinated for Covid-19 to enter the United States.

Weather: Cloudy with a chance of light rain in the morning, tomorrow in Attica. Winds north northeast 5 to 6 and east to 7 Beaufort. The temperature will range from 12 to 19 degrees Celsius - 14 degrees, at this time, in Technopolis, here in Gazi.

People are unprepared for the next pandemic, according to the new Global Health Safety Index

After two years of the Covid-19 pandemic and despite the measures that have been taken in the meantime, humanity remains "dangerously unprepared" for the next ...

A "crunchy" exhibition of the most famous Greek cookie at the Benaki Museum

The exhibition "PAPADOPOULOU 100. The history of the Company 1922-2022 was inaugurated by the President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 and will open to the public on Thursday 9 ...

Tottenham: The match with Wren was postponed due to 13 cases

The situation in Tottenham "escaped" with the positive cases of COVID-19 and this resulted in the postponement of the match with Rennes for ...

The third dose of Pfizer vaccine reduces the risk of death by 90%

Booster doses of Pfizer / BioNTech vaccines reduce by 90% the risk of death from Covid-19 caused by the Coronavirus Delta variant, compared to ...

Better immune response during the afternoon vaccination

Maybe the time of day when someone gets the coronavirus vaccine plays a role in how many antibodies will be created in their body ....

EuroCup: Crash for Prometheus in Patras

Prometheus suffered a heavy defeat in Patras, seeing its record in the 2nd group of the EuroCup fall to 4-60. The Achaeans lost 89-XNUMX ...

The bonus for the sanitary ones is voted tonight - Payment within December

The extraordinary financial support of the staff of hospitals, health centers and other structures of the Ministry of Health - which was announced last week by ...

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A "crunchy" exhibition of the most famous Greek cookie at the Benaki Museum

The exhibition "PAPADOPOULOU 100. The history of the Company 1922-2022 was inaugurated by the President of the Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 and will open to the public on Thursday 9 ...

At the beginning of January, the non-repayable aid to 2.500 companies in Attica

The Attica Region and its Managing Authority do not bear any responsibility, it is mentioned in its announcement, regarding the delay of the payment in approximately ...

Derailment of the Suburban train in Renti - Delays in the itineraries

The train 20, which was operating the route of the Suburban Kiato Piraeus during the change of keys in Renti, went off the track shortly before 00:1323 ....

Bob Wilson, Lanthimos and Ohad Naharin in the new ELS program

From January to July 2022, the National Opera will present at the Stavros Niarchos Hall and at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus five ...

Multicultural festival in the Municipal Market of Kypseli for the International Immigrant Day

In Kypseli We Celebrate Together on December 11 - 12, 2021 On the occasion of the International Immigrant Day 2021, the Municipal Market of Kypseli and the Greek Immigrant Forum are organized ...