Greece has most mammography units in EU

Greece has the highest availability of mammography units in the European Union, new data from Eurostat has shown.

In 2021, Greece had 7.1 and Cyprus 5.9 machines per 100,000 female inhabitants aged 50-69 years.

The rate of mammography units, which are designed exclusively for taking mammograms, was also high in Belgium (3.6), Italy (3.4) and Croatia (3.3).

Bulgaria has the Lowest Electricity Prices for Households in the EU

Average electricity prices for households in the first half of 2023 in the European Union are the lowest in Bulgaria (11.4 euros per 100 kWh), BGNES reported.

After a significant price increase that began before Russia's invasion of Ukraine but spiked in the second half of 2022, electricity and gas prices are stabilizing, the EU statistics office "Eurostat" said.

Greece overall inflation low but food prices are soaring

Greece's Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices was confirmed to have risen 3.5% year-on-year in July, up from 2.8% in June, by the European Union's statistics agency Eurostat. 

Despite the spike, Greek inflation is the sixth lowest among EU members: countries with lower inflation are Belgium (1.7%), Luxembourg (2%), Spain (2.1%), Cyprus (2.4%) and Denmark (3.2%). 

Vucic: Open discussion on Kosovo-Metohija, I expressed fear over situation

BELGRADE - Speaking to reporters after a meeting with the PMs of The Netherlands and Luxembourg, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said the discussion had been quite sincere and had addressed topics that were not easy and that he had told them he was slightly scared over the situation in Kosovo-Metohija and the extent of Pristina's lack of responsibility.