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Historic Battleship ‘Averoff’ Bids Farewell to Thessaloniki (photos, video)

The historic Hellenic Navy battleship "Georgios Averoff" set sail from the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki on Tuesday; after a two month stay, and...

Heart-breaking Moment as Woman in Thessaloniki Discards Dog (video)

A video showing a woman driver discarding a dog on a busy street in Thessaloniki, has gone viral. The woman, seen driving a red car,...

Antiquities Smuggling Arrest in Thessaloniki

A 67-year old man, owner of a shop in downtown Thessaloniki was arrested for antiquities smuggling. A raid in his house and his shop revealed...

Student Halls at Thessaloniki University Left to Rot (photos, video)

Students at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki warn of a health hazards, as photos emerge of their halls of residence depicting a picture of complete...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Calls FYROM “Macedonia” During Skopje Visit

The mayor of Thessaloniki, Yiannis Boutaris, referred to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) with its constitutional name "Macedonia," during his visit to Skopje. Boutaris...

Dozens of Refugees Ready to March to Greece-FYROM Border

Dozens of asylum seekers are gathering in the city of Thessaloniki; following a call through social media, for a march to Greece's northern border...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Vows to Preserve City’s Ottoman Heritage

The mayor of Thessaloniki said the city is getting ready to uncover more Ottoman heritage -- including mosques and baths -- and plans to...

Swedish Film “Ravens” Wins Top Prize in Thessaloniki Film Festival

Thessaloniki has just wrapped up its 58th International Film Festival and this year’s celebration was again filled with stellar selections from the works of...

Greek Police Arrest Trafficker with 90 Migrants in Truck

Greek police say they have arrested a trafficker outside the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki carrying 90 migrants in his truck container. Police said on...

Twin Tourism Exhibitions Philoxenia and Hotelia in Thessaloniki

The 33rd international tourism exhibition Philoxenia and the international hotel equipment exhibition Hotelia opened on Friday in Thessaloniki. The most important tourism-industry event in Greece,...

Hundreds of Turks Visit Alleged Birthplace of Ataturk in Thessaloniki

Hundreds of Turkish citizens visited the building of the Turkish Council in Thessaloniki, in which the founder of the modern Turkish state, Kemal Ataturk,...

Twin Tourism Exhibitions Philoxenia and Hotelia Open in Thessaloniki

The 33rd international tourism exhibition Philoxenia and the international hotel equipment exhibition Hotelia opened on Friday in Thessaloniki. "It is the most important tourism-industry event...

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