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Excessive Speed Blamed for Fatal Train Crash in Adendro, According to Report

A preliminary report into the causes of the fatal train crash in the village of Adendro, near Thessaloniki, Greece, last week confirmed it was...

Second Victim of Blue Whale Internet Game in Greece has Parents Alarmed

A 14-year-old girl was the second recorded victim in Greece of the dangerous Blue Whale game played in the social media. The new victim is...

‘Anastenaria’ Fire-Walking Festival in Lagada,Thessaloniki From May 21-23

The town of Lagada near the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki will once again revive the old tradition of fire-walking, known locally as "Anastenaria,"...

Thessaloniki Transport Workers’ Strike not Illegal, Court Finds

A Thessaloniki first-instance court on Wednesday rejected a request by the Thessaloniki public transport company's (OASTh) management for a temporary injunction declaring a strike...

Fifteen Suspects Arrested, Drugs Seized in Ongoing Police Operation in Northern Greece

Police arrested 15 people and seized drugs and guns in northern Greece as part of an ongoing operation to dismantle a large criminal gang...

Stournaras: Greece Needs to Urgently Address Non-Performing Loans

About one in six businesses in Greece are late in payments, Bank of Greece Governor Yannis Stournaras said on Thursday, addressing an audience at...

Cancer Patient to Greek PM: ‘How Can I Live on a €652 Pension?’ (video)

"How can I live on my 652 euro pension?" a cancer patient asked Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras who is on tour in Thessaloniki. The...

Greece, Israel, Cyprus Tripartite Meeting on June 15 in Thessaloniki

The tripartite meeting of the leaders of Greece, Israel and Cyprus will be held on June 15 in Thessaloniki, announced Greek Prime Minister Alexis...

PM Tsipras: Revolutionary Initiative in the Health Sector

"We are giving a hard battle to stop the brain drain," Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday. Addressing new doctors, he said: "I...

Thessaloniki Among the Top 100 Cities in Conference Tourism

Thessaloniki was included on the list of 100 cities where the majority of conferences are held. According to the International Congress & Convention Association (ICCA),...

Doctor Arrested for Murdering 36-Year-Old Lover and Mother of Three

A 38-year-old Doctor was arrested on Friday, for the murder of a 36-year-old woman with whom he is alleged to have had an affair...

Tragedy in Thessaloniki: Greek-Cypriot Student Trying to Escape Football Hooligans Ends Up Brain Dead

On Wednesday the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) reported that a Greek-Cypriot student studying in Thessaloniki has been declared brain-dead after being hit by a...

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