11.00 News in brief
Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is in Madrid today for a United Nations climate change conference. He is to make a speech outlining his administration’s plans to tackle global warming.
From Spain he will travel directly to London to attend the 70th anniversary celebration of NATO’s founding on December 3 and 4.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says he will ask other NATO members to support Greece in the face of fellow member Turkey’s attempts to intrude on Greek sovereignty, notably last week’s agreement with Libya de-limiting maritime borders in the Mediterranean.
Clashes between groups of Afghan and Arab asylum seekers were reported overnight at the Vial «hotspot» on the eastern Aegean island of Chios.
Local media reports referred to three injuries, including a police officer with a slight hand injury. Three arrests were made.
Benefits to 200 thousand long term unemployed, large families and families that have children with disabilities, will be distributed ahead of Christmas, the Prime Minister announced at the 13th New Democracy party conference.
The Mayor of London is among those expected to attend a vigil for the victims of the London Bridge attack in the capital later.
It will pay tribute to those who were injured, the emergency services and members of the public who responded.
Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in southern France where floods have left two dead, officials have said.
The Technopolis Christmas Factory has opened its doors to the public for the festive season. It is open daily from 10 am to 10 pm until January 5th. Ticket price is 6 euros.
And the weather forecast…
Partly cloudy in Attica today with winds blowing from the north at a speed of 4 on the Beaufort scale. The temperature today will not exceed 16 degrees Celsius.
More news in brief tomorrow morning at 9.