Greek Teachers Occupy Mitsotakis Office

Members of the secondary education teacher federation, OLME, as part of their demonstration on Thursday, proceeded to occupy the political office of Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the...

Greek Family Lives in a Cave

A destitute 40 year-old man has been living along with his family under squalid conditions in a cave in Heraklion, Crete in Greece. As...

104 Flu-Related Deaths, 45 Patients in ICUs

According to the latest epidemiological data from the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO), flu-related deaths now stand at 104, after two...

Kids to Hug Acropolis for Anti-Racism Day

  2,500 children will form a human chain round the Parthenon on Friday March 21 to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Their motto will...

Half-Million Greeks now on Social Electricity Tariffs

More than half a million Greeks have joined the social residential electricity tariffs offered by Greece’s Public Power Corporation (DEI). According to the data...

Eurostat: Life goes on…and on, in Greece despite crisis

Despite two years of harsh austerity measures and rising unemployment, life expectancy in Greece hasn’t dropped and young Greeks didn’t quit school to find...

6 out of 10 Greeks Seeking Partner on Internet

A recent survey by the Society for the Study of Human Sexuality revealed six out of 10 Greeks to be using dating sites to find a partner....

Greek Agriculture Water Use Way Over EU Average

The occasion of World Water Day on March 22 offers a timely opportunity to take stock of a potentially serious problem in Greece: unfettered water consumption. According...

OECD Report: 18% of Greeks Suffering Poverty

A recent OECD report on poverty revealed that the 17.9% of Greeks can't afford to buy food – more than in countries with lower...

4.1 Richter Earthquake in Pyrgos, Greece

An earthquake of magnitude 4.1 on the Richter scale shook the city of Pyrgos, Greece. According to the Greek Institute of Geodynamics in Athens, the...

Greek Doctors and Hospital Employees on 48-hour Strike

The doctors and employees of the Greek public hospitals announced that they are going on a 48-hour strike this Wednesday and Thursday. The strike...

Ellinikon Airport Refit To Create 35,000 Jobs

The redevelopment project of the former Ellinikon airport by Lamda Development company is expected to create 35,000 new job openings by 2024. These figures are based...

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