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Greek Restaurateur Saves Choking Customer in Dramatic Video

A Greek restaurant owner in Chania, Crete, saved the life of a customer who was choking last Saturday by applying an emergency procedure called...

Battle of Crete: How Cretans Took On the Largest Axis Airborne Operation of WWII

The Battle of Crete will remain forever in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II. In...

Fruitless Search for Missing Polish Climber in Crete Called Off

An intensive search operation to locate a 64-year-old Polish man who went missing in Crete's Chania region on April 13 has now been called...

Two Germans Sentenced For Taking Down Greek Flag and Raising German Flag on Crete

Two 23-year old German nationals were sentenced by a court in Chania, Crete on Monday for taking down the Greek flag down from a flagpole...

One Dead As Floods Cause Extensive Damage Across Crete (video)

Flooding from the winter storm "Oceanis" killed one person and extensive damage was recorded on bridges and roads in Crete as the extreme weather...

Widespread Search on Crete as Man Swept Away by Torrent

The men and women of Greece’s Fire Service, along with the special forces from the EMAK rescue team, launched a widespread search in Crete’s...

Breathtaking Scenes as African Sand Turns Snow on Crete Pink

The snow covering the mountains on the Greek island of Crete has created its own unique palette of color, taking on pink and orange hues during...

Thousands of Santas Flood Chania for Children’s Charities

Thousands of people dressed as Santa Claus flooded Chania in Crete on Wednesday for the 8th Annual "Santa Run Chania", with all the proceeds...

Musical Road Show Surprises Locals in Chania, Crete (video)

Residents of Chania, Crete's second largest city, received the ultimate musical surprise as dozens of singers dressed in black performed a famous Greek song...

Riveting Social-Commentary Video Goes Viral in Greece

A new social-commentary video has gone viral in Greece this Christmas season. The startling video, a creation of filmmakers Panagiotis Papoutsakis and Thodoris Papadoulakis,...

How To Attach Your License Plates the Greek Way

A Greek man from the city of Chania in Crete conjured up a rather clever idea when he realized that he couldn’t affix his...

New Data Reveal Extent of Cretan Fires

An area of 1,534 hectares was burnt on Crete in 2018 by the fires that broke out on the island during the year. According to...

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