Spata-Artemida

Unidentified body found in Artemida house fire

Rescuers arriving at the scene of a house fire at the seaside resort town of Artemida in east Attica on Thursday found a burnt body, the fire service said in a press release.

The statement said it was not yet clear whether the victim was a man or a woman.
Fifteen firemen with six vehicles were sent at the corner of Pindou and Athens streets to put out the blaze.

Police launch manhunt for Spata burglars

Police on Friday were seeking three armed men who forced their way into a house in Spata, eastern Attica, on Thursday night and threatened an elderly couple and their housekeeper.
The robbers, who had their faces covered, rang the doorbell at around 9.30 p.m. and when the door was opened, barged in and threatened the three victims at gunpoint.

Three people held up in their house in eastern Attica

Three armed men forced their way into a home in Spata, eastern Attica, on Thursday night and held up a senior couple and their housekeeper, police said Friday.

The robbers, who had their faces covered, rang the house's door bell at around 21.30 p.m. and when the door opened, they barged in and pointed a gun against the three people who live in the property.

Tender for Athens Airport stake set for early 2019

Greece's privatization agency will proceed with a tender to sell a 30 percent stake in Athens International Airport (AIA) early next year, its head said on Wednesday.

The TAIPED privatization agency holds a 30 percent stake in the airport, with the government owning another 25 percent.

The rest is held by German-based airport manager AviAlliance and Greek group Copelouzos.

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