The ferries are expected to run again on Thursday morning. The Greek trains (Trainose) are not drove on the day of the work. The U-Bahn drivers downed tools for several hours. The buses in Athens were on strike for 24-hours. This is the state radio (ERT) reported.

Also went to the lunch time, thousands of people in Athens and other cities of the country for demonstrations on the road. “We demand more jobs and higher wages”, they shouted. The rallies were largely peaceful, it was called from police circles. According to estimates by the trade unions of the country have far more than 20’000 people 1. May day rallies attended.

Greece has with 18.5 percent, the highest unemployment rate in the EU. More than 400’000 well-educated young people have left the country because of the severe financial crisis, which has lasted since 2010.

(SDA)