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UK Variant: WHO Calls for Stricter Measures in Europe

As the UK variant of Covid-19 spreads across Europe, the World Health Organization has called for European nations to enact stricter measures to curb its transmission. Hans Kluge, the Europe Director of the WHO, stated on Thursday that more measures,...

Moderna Vaccine Approved by EU

The Moderna vaccine against the coronavirus was approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Wednesday.

Greece Starts Coronavirus Vaccination Operation

It is official: the first coronavirus vaccines were administered in Greece and across the European Union on Sunday, December 27, 2020. A new, brighter chapter gradually begins, offering a glimpse of hope to all those who have suffered so much...

Experts Unearth Spectacular Street Food Shop in Pompeii, Italy

A fascinating discovery of a spectacular street food shop was made recently by archaeologists in Pompeii, southern Italy. Experts unearthed an entire food shop that sold ready-to-eat meals to passersby, in what appears to be a proper street food shop,...

Greece Classed Among Countries With Lowest COVID Positivity Rates in EU

Greece is now marked as ''green'' in the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) maps for the coronavirus. This is because the test positivity rate of the COVID-19 fell below four percent and the notification rate is lower...

Brexit: The Changes Greek Citizens Need to Be Aware of From January 1

As the transition period of Brexit ends on December 31, 2020, millions of Europeans, among which thousands of Greek citizens who live in Britain, should get ready for the new reality of January 1, 2021. London and Brussels managed to...

EU and UK Agree on Brexit Trade Deal

A historic deal on the UK’s future trading and security relationship with the European Union has been struck on Christmas Eve, a week before the end of the Brexit transition period. The European Commission president Von der Leyen said at...

Covid Vaccination to Start Across the EU on December 27

European Commission head Ursula von der Leyen announced on Thursday that vaccinations against Covid-19 will start on December 27, 28 and 29 throughout all EU countries. A senior EU official said on Wednesday the bloc could give its final approval...

EU Medicines Agency to Begin Examining Coronavirus Vaccine on December 21

German Minister of Health Jens Spann stated on Tuesday that his country is counting on approving the coronavirus vaccine "before Christmas," as the EU body responsible for giving the green light will begin examining the vaccine on December 21. The...

Greek Farmer From Thessaloniki Wins EU Young Farmers Prize for 2020

36-year old farmer Pavlos Tsakiris from Neochorouda, Thessaloniki was declared on Friday the winner of this year's prestigious ''EU Young Farmers Prize''. More specifically, Tsakiris won the first prize in the category environmentally-sustainable champion in farming, during this year's online...