Lesvos Meets China at Evolution Event

A conference on "Fossilised forests: evidence of the evolution of life on earth, examples from Lesvos and China" will take place on Sunday at...

Friday the 13th and Greek Superstitions

Even though Greeks fear Tuesday the 13th as a bad luck day, the Anglo-Saxon culture that has invaded the country through movies, television and the...

Eurostat: Housing Costs Greeks 4 Times More than European Average

Greeks pay dearly to have the nice, big house of their dreams, as 40 percent of them spend close to half of their income...

Female Couple Make History by Tying the Knot on Greek Island

The beach of Eressos was host to the first-ever wedding ceremony between two women in the history of the island of Lesvos, joining a...

Thousands Queue to Worship at Tomb of Greek Saint (video)

Thousands of people queued from early in the morning on Wednesday to pray at the  tomb of Saint Paisios in northern Greece. On Thursday, July 12,...

Giant Mushroom Discovered on Greece’s Crete (photos)

A massive mushroom weighting 3.9 kg (8.6 pounds) has been discovered near a mountain top on the Greek island of Crete. Experts say that it...

Meet the Anemoi, the Greek Gods of Weather

Greece has seen much turbulent summer weather with storms, rains and floods lashing different parts of the country. While tourists dash for shelter from the...

EU Says Greek Population Fell by 30,000 Since 2017

New European data published this week has suggested that Greece's population fell by 2.3 percent in just a year. ELSTAT -- the union's official statistics...

Thousands Protest Against ‘Macedonia’ Deal in Historic Greek Town

Thousands of flag-waving Greeks protested on Monday at the historic town of Vergina against the Prespes deal between Greece and FYROM on the naming...

Why do Greeks Try to See their Fortune in a Coffee Cup? (video)

The reading of the grinds of a Greek coffee cup is a tradition that runs for centuries, making coffee cup reading an act that...

President Hails Ancient Greek Influence on Modern Science

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos has used a speech at a summer university event to refer to the great influence of ancient Greek thought on contemporary...

Report: Greek Boys Top European Obesity Table

Greek boys are among the most obese in Europe, a new report has found. Research from the EU's Joint Research Council found that more than a...

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