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Internet use soars amid lockdown

Greece has seen an increase of at least 50 percent in internet use in recent days following the government's decision to restrict citizens' movements to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, according to officials at the Digital Governance Ministry who indicated however that telecommunications networks are handling the strain so far.

Editorial: Raise wages!

Negotiations on setting the new minimum wage in the private sector   are to begin in the coming days.

The government is entering the talks with trade unions having pledged in its electoral campaign last year to support wage hikes in 2020 that are double the country's growth rate.

Barry Feldman | Thessaloniki | To February 23

Originally from New York and now based in Thessaloniki, artist Barry Feldman presents a series of paintings titled "Living in the Greek Topos" which can be viewed in the display windows of the Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE) building at 33 Karolou Ntil Street in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.

Vodafone TV secures exclusive rights to HBO content

Vodafone Greece announced on Monday it has scooped the exclusive rights to the premium TV content of US giant HBO for its VTV cable TV subscription service.

This 'defection' of HBO's content from Nova's service is the second major blow for the troubled satellite platform after it lost the rights to soccer's Champions League to Cosmote TV.

Anarchists target Australian ambassador's house over deadly wildfires

Members of the anarchist group Rouvikonas on Saturday morning scattered flyers outside the home of the Australian Ambassador to Greece Arthur Spyrou in a bid to protest the Australian authorities' handling of fatal wildfires that have been ravaging the country in recent weeks.
The incident did not result in any vandalism as is frequently the case with stunts by the group.

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