11.00 News in brief
Two attackers on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade, at the Russian consulate in the northern sububr of Chalandri, at 3.20 this morning. No one claimed responsibility for the attack. Only material damage has been reported.
The government is expected to table a measure on primary residence protection to succeed the so-called Katseli law today, on the basis of an agreement between the government and banks,
No sea routes from the port of Lavrio due to strong winds blowing at sea.
Increased traffic measures ahead of the March 25th long weekend.
On Thursday night, after eight hours of talks, EU leaders offered to delay Brexit until 22 May if MPs approve Mrs May’s deal next week.
If they do not approve it, the delay will be shorter – until 12 April – at which point the UK must set out its next steps or leave without a deal.
Mrs May said MPs had a «clear choice».
A debate on the deal has been scheduled for Monday but Downing Street said no date has yet been fixed for a vote.
The death toll in a huge blast at a chemical plant in eastern Chinahas jumped to 47, with 90 badly injured,
according to state news agency Xinhua. The powerful explosion followed a fire at the factory which produces fertiliser.
Scattered clouds are forecast for Attica today. The temperature will reach a high of 18 degrees Celsius.
More news in brief at noon.