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No Laughing Matter as Greek Court Sentences Man for Posting ‘Defamatory’ Smiley Emoji

A Greek court has handed down a six-month sentence to a man for using a Facebook laughing emoticon underneath a post advertising a business...

Earthquake Rattles Greece’s Volos

An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, according to initial estimates, shook the coastal city of Volos in central Greece, alarming residents early...

€1.3 Million Stolen in “Heist of the Decade” in Volos

It's only been a couple of days but, given the amount of money stolen, pundits and police reporters are already calling it "the heist...

Over 20 Dogs Deliberately Poisoned in Volos Suburbs

Animal lovers in the suburbs of Volos, in central Greece, were appalled last week when they found out that someone had poisoned a total...

Conference of Association of Significant Cemeteries of Europe in Volos

A convention of the Association of Significant Cemeteries of Europe (ASCE) took place in Volos in October 5-7, highlighted by two Greek cemeteries that...

Greece Women’s Junior Water Polo Team Gets Silver in World Championships

In a thrilling clash, hosts Greece lost in the final of the FINA Women’s Junior Water Polo World Championships to Russia 17-16. In front of...

Greece Triumphs Against USA at World Women’s Junior Water Polo Championship

Hosts Greece upset defending champions USA to reach the semi-finals of the World Women's Junior Water Polo World Championships in Volos, central Greece, on...

Greek Tavern Owner Fires in the Air to Scare Tax Auditors

A tavern owner in Volos, Central Greece, fired shotgun shots in the air on Thursday, in order to scare away three tax auditors who...

Interpol to Aid Greek Police in Medical Equipment Theft Case

Hellenic Police (EL.AS) has sent a formal request to Interpol asking for information on the repeated cases of medical equipment theft in Greece, a...

More Snow Hits Central and Northern Greece, Closing Schools and Roads

Central and northern Greece have seen more snowfall on Tuesday. Authorities have reported that the specific areas of Ioannina and Volos experienced heavy snow...

Snow Falling in Pilio and the ‘Centaurs’ Mountain’

Snow has started to fall in the picturesque mountain villages of Pilio near Volos, also known as the 'Centaurs' Mountain', since early on Friday...

Municipality of Volos Installs Innovative Device to Offer Food and Drink to Stray Animals

  A modern and innovative device that offers food and drink to stray cats and dogs while at the same time recycles plastic bottles and...

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