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Athens plice electric bicycles

Athens police patrol streets on new electric bicycles

Twenty new conventional, electric bicycles will be used by municipal police cyclists to patrol the streets of Athens to increase safety and to encourage the use of this environmentally friendly mode of transport.

GRAFITTI ATHENS

City of Athens on a mission to clean-up the Greek capital

The City of Athens and its Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis are on a mission to clean up the Greek capital, with authorities from Athens Municipality announcing that a far-reaching graffiti clean- up project…

OMONIA SQUARE

Omonia Square’s makeover to be revealed next week

Omonia Square’s makeover is almost complete and will be presented to locals and visitors by the end of next week, announced Athens’ Mayor Kostas Bakoyannis on social media on Thursday. The square’s…

Exarchia

Second Christmas tree is torched in Exarchia Square

The second Christmas tree that was placed in Exarchia Square in Athens on Friday after the previous one was torched, was destroyed in the same manner a few hours later. It is believed…

Garbage piles up on the streets of Athens amid strikes 9

Garbage piles up on the streets of Athens amid strikes

Municipal workers in Athens are currently on a series of strikes causing garbage to pile up on the streets of the Greek capital. Unions announced a protest campaign on Monday, as they…

Greek government approves Greece's first crematorium 24

Greek government approves Greece’s first crematorium

The Greek government has approved Greece’s first crematorium, which will be built in Athens after the Environment and Energy Minister George Stathakis signed a decision, allowing for construction of the cremation facility.…

Greek capital changes New Year’s Eve party venue 26

Greek capital changes New Year’s Eve party venue

The Municipality of the city of Athens has announced that this year’s New Year’s Eve party will be held in the district of Thissio instead of Constitution Square as was the case…

Christmas tree lights up in the heart of Athens (VIDEO) 28

Christmas tree lights up in the heart of Athens (VIDEO)

Athenians have officially marked the Festive Season for 2018, as the annual Christmas tree at Syntagma Square in front of the Greek Parliament was lit up last night. The event has kicked…

Famous Athenian Hill to get a makeover 31

Famous Athenian Hill to get a makeover

Athens Mayor George Kaminis announced major projects for the improvement of Lycabettus Hill and has called for tenders. Spefically Kaminis has put forth four projects for improving access and structures on the…