The PM said the draft bill, which has caused division among Greek society and his government, also addressed the protection of children of same-sex couples that already existed. He highlighted that the provisions of the bill apply in 36 countries across five continents.

The Greek, who early on in his career was hailed as the new Federer due to his similar style of play with the Swiss legend, including his all-round game and the trademark one-handed backhand Federer became famous for, is feeling the heat of up-and-coming younger players who are knocking on the door of the ATP top 10 world rankings.

The IMF predicts a real GDP growth of 2.3% in 2023 (revised from the previous 2.5%) and 2.1% in 2024 (revised from 2%). Regarding inflation, the estimate suggests a decrease from 4.2% in 2023 to 2.8% in the current year.

In a reaction to the latest Commission’s annual rule of law report, MEPs expressed concern over the state of democracy, the rule of law and fundamental rights in the EU. The draft report was adopted with 42 votes in favor, 10 against and two abstentions.

The annual survey conducted by the Institute of Economic and Industrial Research (IME-GSEVEE) the research body of the Institute, sheds light on the financial struggles Greek households were facing in 2023, with the findings revealing a worrying trend that reflects the impact of the prolonged high costs on incomes and living expenses.