Nature restoration: The bottom line

When we think of Nature, we think of luscious green forests, mountain hikes, long summer swims in clear blue waters or maybe the sound of the rain on leaves on a fresh autumn day.

Plan to build near historic Spetses church sparks ire

The proposal by a prominent ship magnate to construct a two-story house near the Panagia Armata Church in the old port of Spetses has ignited controversy on the charming Saronic island. The municipality, local associations, and citizen groups are voicing their opposition, contending that the construction will effectively “obliterate” the church – officially recognized as […]

New bill aims to protect borrowers

A new draft law by the Ministry of National Economy and Finance includes eight measures to protect vulnerable borrowers, increase transparency in how borrowers are informed by servicers, and enhance competition within the banking system.

Proposed RES framework introduces stricter rules

The proposed revisions to the spatial framework for renewable energy sources (RES) aim to modernize legislation in order to keep pace with technological advancements, address climate changes (such as changes in wind speed and solar radiation intensity) and better account for increased environmental protection concerns.

Child influencers make big money. Who gets it?

By now, the story of Britney Spears’ conservatorship and its eventual unraveling is well known: For years, Spears was trapped in a legal situation in which most of the money she earned went to her father, who controlled not only her finances, but things like her medication, her performance schedule and more.

New labor bill voted in Parliament

A Labor Ministry bill that would allow full-time employees to get a part-time second job and work up to 13 hours a day under certain conditions was approved by a majority in Parliament on Friday. The bill received 158 votes of the governing majority, and rejected by 138 votes.

Law will regulate flexible jobs

A draft law that will be submitted to the Greek Parliament in September seeks to regulate flexible types of employment such as zero-hours contracts, where the employer is not obliged to provide a minimum number of working hours to an employee. 

Hunting down coastal illegalities

A new system is planned to detect illegal constructions on beaches and prevent their occupation, through the unification of the services tasked with monitoring the coastline, aerial photography and artificial intelligence.