An ambitious plan to pedestrianise large sections of Athens city centre has been scaled back drastically following a slew of criticism from the public and some urban planners.
The rise in the nominal value of apartments in Greece came to 4.1 percent year-on-year (YoY) in the second quarter (Q2) of 2020 from a revised increase of 6.6 percent in Q1 2020, Bank of Greece (BoG) data showed on Thursday.
Greece officially completed its seventh post-programme review on Wednesday, when the European Commission released the relevant report.
After several weeks of high tension in the Aegean and Eastern Mediterranean, Greece has confirmed that it is heading for talks with Turkey, although there is a sense in Athens that expectations for a breakthrough are low.
Tourism boosted GDP by up to 33 pct in 2019, but low arrivals in 2020 could see economy shrink by 10 pct
The tourism industry helped Greece generate almost up to a third of its GDP last year, according to a new study, but the low number of arrivals this year could shave off a tenth of national output this year.
Greeks are facing the coronavirus crisis with a mixed bag of views and attitudes according to several surveys analysing the beliefs and behaviours of Greeks in the face of the pandemic.
One hot day in the summer of 1847, 19-year-old British soldier William Mills decided to take a dive in the Ionian Sea to cool down. Unfortunately for him, he was attacked and killed by a shark.