Half-Million Greeks now on Social Electricity Tariffs

More than half a million Greeks have joined the social residential electricity tariffs offered by Greece’s Public Power Corporation (DEI). According to the data...

Eurostat: Life goes on…and on, in Greece despite crisis

Despite two years of harsh austerity measures and rising unemployment, life expectancy in Greece hasn’t dropped and young Greeks didn’t quit school to find...

6 out of 10 Greeks Seeking Partner on Internet

A recent survey by the Society for the Study of Human Sexuality revealed six out of 10 Greeks to be using dating sites to find a partner....

Greek Agriculture Water Use Way Over EU Average

The occasion of World Water Day on March 22 offers a timely opportunity to take stock of a potentially serious problem in Greece: unfettered water consumption. According...

OECD Report: 18% of Greeks Suffering Poverty

A recent OECD report on poverty revealed that the 17.9% of Greeks can't afford to buy food – more than in countries with lower...

4.1 Richter Earthquake in Pyrgos, Greece

An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale shook the city of Pyrgos, Greece. According to the Greek Institute of Geodynamics in Athens, the...

Greek Doctors and Hospital Employees on 48-hour Strike

The doctors and employees of the Greek public hospitals announced that they are going on a 48-hour strike this Wednesday and Thursday. The strike...

Ellinikon Airport Refit To Create 35,000 Jobs

The redevelopment project of the former Ellinikon airport by Lamda Development company is expected to create 35,000 new job openings by 2024. These figures are based...

Guardian: Greeks Among World’s Best Tax Dodgers

Hitherto, the consistency with which Greek citizens meet their tax obligations has perhaps not been noted by the rest of the planet as being among...

Troika Wants Union Powers Cut

Greece’s international lenders say the country's state-financed labor unions are too powerful and want their powers reduced, including the right to strike. The government of...

Shocking Letter by Woman Who Attempted Suicide

The story of a 54-year-old woman, who Thursday morning attempted to commit suicide by jumping off the old fortifications in the town of Iraklion...

Pierre-Yves Cousteau Visits Santorini

World renowned diver Pierre-Yves Cousteau will be in Santorini tomorrow, to discuss the pilot program that has been in development on the island for...

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