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Athens Metro, Tram Workers Announce 24-Hour Strike on Thursday

Workers on Athens fixed-rail transport systems (tram, metro and Kifissia-Piraeus electric railway) have announced a 24-hour strike next Thursday, in protest against legislation that...

Gucci: We Never Offered to Pay Greece €56 Million for Acropolis Fashion Project

Italian luxury fashion house Gucci denied on Wednesday reports published in Greek media and the online version of the Italian newspaper La Repubblica that it...

Panteion University Professor Angelos Syrigos in Hospital After Assault

Panteion University professor Angelos Syrigos was rushed to hospital after he was assaulted and beaten just outside the university on Wednesday afternoon. The attack...

Athens Voted One of the Best European Destinations for 2017

European Best Destinations (EBD) recently concluded its eighth online competition where people vote to select the Best European Destination for 2017, and this year...

”Documenta’ Horseback Event Approved to Recreate Parthenon Frieze Scenes

Greece's Central Archaeological Council has given its approval for a horseback parade through central Athens, planned as the opening event of the international exhibition...

Farmers to Rally in Athens on February 14

Farmers will be continuing their ongoing fight against tax hikes and social security contribution payments in yet another protest planned in downtown Athens for...

Greeks Vent Anger by Paying to Smash Things (video)

Greeks can now pay 5 to 100 euros to vent their anger and frustration by smashing things in the first anger room that opened...

Most of Greece’s Public Service Vehicles Belong in the Scrapyard

The economic crisis in Greece has forced public organizations to keep in use vehicles that should have been scrapped years ago, according to a...

US Department of Justice Partners with Greek Lawmakers to Investigate Pharma Corruption

Greek Justice Minister Stavros Kontonis along with the US Justice Department are working on an investigation of the alleged corruption of Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis. Greek...

Robbers in Athens Shoot Parents in the Head, Stab Son

Two men with their faces covered entered in an apartment in the Peristeri neighborhood in Athens on Thursday, shot a couple in the head...

Eleftherios Venizelos Becomes 25th European Airport Certified Carbon Neutral

Athens International Airport, Eleftherios Venizelos, was recently certified by the independent carbon management program Airport Carbon Accreditation as being certified carbon neutral. This makes...

5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Athens This Winter

Athens isn't merely a summer time get-away destination. The city is also a great place to visit during the winter months, which are for...

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