1st Jun 2023


ECHR rejects Greek healthcare workers' anti-vaccination call

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has rejected a request from Greek healthcare workers to apply a pause to their mandatory Covid-19 vaccination, Ekathimerini reports. The decision concerned two applications lodged by 30 health professionals who work independently or in public health institutions, who requested a suspension of the Greek law. The court noted that it grants such requests "only on an exceptional basis."

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ECB: eurozone home prices could see 'disorderly' fall

The European Central Bank in its Financial Stability Review warned EU home prices could see a 'disorderly' fall as high mortgage rates are making houses unaffordable for households and unattractive for investors.

Adapting to Southern Europe's 'new normal' — from droughts to floods

Extreme weather events in recent months have worsened agricultural production in southern Europe, prompting concerns for authorities in Portugal, Spain, France and Italy. As countries will likely face dryer conditions, experts urge adaptation measures for the 'new normal'.

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