First Woman Heads Greek Naval Academy

A woman will take over the administration of the Hellenic Naval Academy (HNA) in Piraeus, Greece for the first time in the Academy’s history. She...

Larissa, The City of Coffee

As numbers show, Larissa is the city that never sleeps. And that because its inhabitants drink one third of the coffee consumed in the...

Young Greek 2013 Google Science Fair Finalist

Charalampos Ioannou, an 18-year-old Greek, has developed an exoskeleton glove, thanks to which he is a finalist in 2013 Google Science Fair (GSF 2013). Inspired...

It’s Raining Locusts in Chios!

An impressive phenomenon has been occurring on the island of Chios since June 23, according to the website greek-weather.org. Swarms of locusts appeared in the...

Greek Crisis Spiked Suicides

The number of suicides in Greece during the period 2009-2011, as  recorded by the registries and forensic services was revealed in Parliament by the...

Student Becomes Porn Star to Save Father

A young university student confessed the tragic twist of fate that made her work in a porn film. Many secrets may be hiding behind...

ERT Workers Fired By Mail

Former workers at the now-closed ERT national broadcaster, which was shut down by the government on June 11 with no notice,  receiving their dismissals...

Emfasis Social Street Work in Greece

Emfasis Foundation is an innovative project, inspired by Greek citizens who permanently live abroad and cooperate closely with Greek specialists and volunteers, aiming at...

Mitsotakis Wants More Firing Time

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' Cabinet shakeup to bring in PASOK Socialists as a reward for backing his closing of state broadcaster ERT means the...

Sudden Closure of Historic Katselis Factory

Another historic factory in the field of bakery closes. It is the Katselis company, which has been an employer for 500 families. The closure was...

Greek Port Workers Walk Off on June 26

A walk out has been announced by the nationwide federation of port employees (OMYLE) together with the unions of Piraeus port employees, for June...

Another Caretta-Caretta Turtle Found Dead

Another dead Caretta-Caretta sea turtle, the fourth within June, was  spotted on the morning of June 25 by a fisherman in Amvrakikos bay. According...

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