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Police Arrest 55-Year-Old Man Over Theft of 5.7 mln-Year-Old Footprints in Crete

Greek police arrested a 55-year-old man in connection with the theft of 10 fossilised footprints which were stolen earlier this week from the site...

Race Against Time to Save Young Whale Stranded at a Beach in Crete

The Greek coastguard along with local residents and bathers, are trying to rescue a young whale that has been stranded in the shallows of...

More than 200 Migrants Rescued off Crete and Lesvos

On Monday, 103 migrants on board a 25-meter wooden boat were rescued by a passing tanker east of the Greek island of Crete. The ‘Rhino’...

5.7-Million-Year-Old Human Footprints Found in Crete, Greece

  *By Matthew Robert Bennett, Bournemouth University and Per Ahlberg, Uppsala University The human foot is distinctive. Our five toes lack claws, we normally present the...

Vlogger’s Video “The DON’Ts of Visiting Greece” Goes Viral

Now here's something both useful and funny for first-time visitors to Greece. University of Illinois professor and travel vlogger Mark Wolters posted a video...

Forty-Six Foreigners Arrested in Crete Trying to Fly to Europe with Fake Passports

Hellenic Police (EL.AS) over the weekend arrested a total of 46 foreigners trying to fly to Europe from the Heraklion and Chania, Crete airports...

Carriage Horse Collapses at the Venetian Harbor in Chania, Crete

Tourists and locals were shocked when a carriage horse collapsed on Saturday afternoon at the Venetian Harbor in Chania, Crete. According to Creta Live news...

Dakos: A Deceptively Simple but Truly Addictive Cretan Speciality

Holidays in Crete are not just about beaches, nightlife and culture. Crete is also is also renowned for its culinary specialities. Perhaps the simpler and...

Parents Perish Trying to Save their Children from Drowning in Crete

The holiday of a family of six turned into a tragedy at a beach near Rethymno in Crete as the two parents drowned in...

Two New Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration Tenders Launched

The Greek government has launched two tenders for offshore oil and gas exploration and exploitation in the west and south of the country, the...

Tourist Investment in Crete Approved by the Greek Government

A foreign investment worth €408 million planned for Aghios Nikolaos in the island of Crete has been approved by the Greek government. The project, known...

Strong 5.3 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off the Coast of Crete

A magnitude 5.3 earthquake jolted the Greek island of Gavdos, south of Crete, in the early hours of Tuesday, according to the United States...

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