Category: society


Greece Relaxes Covid-19 Measures in Shopping Malls, Restaurants

Shoppers in Greek malls are no longer required to wear a mask, according to a joint ministerial decision published recently in the Government Gazette. According to the decision on rules to limit the spread of Covid-19 in private companies, public services and other public gathering spaces in Greece, the wearing of masks remains mandatory in shopping malls only for […]

Schools opening on September 7 to make up for lost ground

The new school year will start earlier on September 7 instead of the 11th, which is the traditional date, in order to cover the material that was left out in the previous term after schools were closed to halt the spread of the coronavirus, the Education Ministry announced on Thursday. Pupils are also advised to […]

Depression, suicidal thoughts and conspiracy theories are lockdown’s toll on university students, study finds

Depression, stress and suicidal thoughts among Greek university students during the recent coronavirus lockdowns increased during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study carried out by the Panhellenic Medical Association, under the auspices of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki’s School of Medicine and its rector’s office. An alarming number of students also expressed belief in […]