Country braces for another heat wave
NEWS

Authorities have warned of an impending weeklong heat wave during the summer tourist season, with a high risk of dangerous wildfires, as much of southern Europe swelteres under high temperatures.


Court rules against building height bonus
ENVIRONMENT

A new decision of the Fifth Section of the Council of State deems unconstitutional not only the height increases based on the bonus included in the new building regulation but also the exemption from the calculated building factor of various spaces such as lofts and bay windows (“hidden” factor) as they lead to larger buildings, at the expense of the residential environment.



Suspect in murder of civil engineer remanded
NEWS

The 44-year-old suspect in the murder of civil engineer Panagiotis Stathis in the northern Athens suburb of Neo Psychiko was remanded in temporary custody following his testimony on Thursday.

Science-state coordination raised at IEEE conference
ENVIRONMENT

The lack of coordination between authorities and the scientific community in dealing with natural disaster risk assessment was raised at the 2024 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, which is being held in Greece for the first time (July 7-12), at the Athens Concert Hall.