Category: society


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 […]

Greece has reduced deaths from road accidents

Greece was a pleasant surprise in terms of deaths from road accidents as it is one of the five European countries that have reduced the numbers since 2010. Greece, along with the Baltic states and Portugal, has the best performance in the EU, according to a report on progress made in reducing deaths from road […]