|Friday, 20 October 2017|
The Hellenic Radio (ERA): News in English, 09-06-08
From: The Hellenic Radio (ERA) <www.ert.gr/>
 Subsidy to Withdraw Old Air-conditioners Starts WednesdayA new measure subsidizing 35% and up to 500 euros for the replacement of old air-conditioners with low energy consumption ones is introduced on Wednesday. The Development Ministry says that the measure provides for subsidy of two air-conditioners per household, which must be of new environmentally friendly technology and low energy consumption.
The measure will last two months and those interested should submit an application. The Development Ministry is examining to extend the measure for the withdrawal of old high energy consuming refrigerators
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 Searchers Recover 17 Bodies from the Atlantic OceanNews
Searchers have recovered 17 bodies from the Atlantic region when Air-France passenger jet crashed last week. Navy vessels have found over a hundred items from the flight , including a seat, oxygen masks a sack with an Air-France ticket. Investigators say the pilots may have set the aircraft at a dangerous speed while flying in a storm because they were relying on faulty speed readings. French experts maintain that Airbus had issued a directive for replacement of speed sensors in A 330 jets.
Venezuela will join efforts to recover debris and particularly bodies from the Air-France jet said Brazilian president Lula da Silva.Recovery of bodies will not help find the cause of the crash but will offer a relief to the relatives of the victims, he added.
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