Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Dynamic increase of new business registrations in the big port

The positive sign of companies-members of the Piraeus Chamber of Commerce and Industry increased dynamically, during the eight months of 2021, with more registrations and fewer deletions of companies.

After huge Corinth region wildfire, Mitsotakis urges Greeks to brace for tough fire-fighting period

Speaking after the huge destruction of a massive wildfire in the Corinth region, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis asked Greece to brace for a tough summer as regards wildfires.

The fire destroyed an estimated 7,000 hectares of forestland.

Special education schools to close in Attica due to weather

All special education schools in the region of Attica - where Athens is located - will close until Wednesday (Feb. 17) "to avoid accidents caused by the bad weather," the local regional authority announced on Monday.

The decision was made because of the difficulty children would face getting to their schools due to the snow and frost.

Cold front brings snowfall to Greek capital

Many Athenians woke up to a blanket of snow on Monday morning, as the cold front "Medea" that swept into Greece on Saturday affected most parts of the country and particularly higher altitudes.

In the capital, snowfall came early in the morning and blanketed northern suburbs like Kifissia, Ekali and Melissia, while also giving a dusting to the downtown area.