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Electricity Blackout on Crete After Power Plant Fire (video)

Many areas in central Crete continue to be without electricity on Friday as a fire engulfed a main power plant near Heraklion. Television footage shows...

Photo of Turkish Frogmen Unfurling Flag on Crete Seabed Angers Greeks

A photograph of Turkish commandos unfurling their country's flag on the seabed off the naval base of Souda in Crete during a NATO exercise...
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Heartbreaking Video of Historic Greek Bridge in Ruins

Cretans watched in despair last week live on local television the collapse of the historic bridge over the Keriti River, near Chania, following the...

TripAdvisor Lists Two Greek Beaches in World’s Top 25

Greek beaches continue to amaze people from all over the world with their beauty, and the famous American travel website Tripadvisor has included two of...

Stunning New Videos Capture the Eerie Beauty of Spinalonga

Two stunning videos recently published by Crete's CNA website have already gone viral, as they perfectly depict the unique mystery and beauty of Crete's...

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...

Cretan TV Station Captures Historic Chania Bridge Collapse Live

Cameras from Crete's NEA television station recorded live the collapse of the historic bridge of Keritis in the island's Chania region on Monday afternoon. The island...

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...

The ‘Atlantis of Crete’: The Sinking Village Sinks Again (video)

The locals call it the "Atlantis of Crete." The ancient village of Sfentyli is sinking slowly but inevitably into the waters in back of...

Greece Approves Huge Luxury Development and Marina Projects

The Greek government on Tuesday gave the green light to three tourism investment projects totaling 240.5 million euros ($272.85 million) on several Greek islands. The...

Takis’ Shelter: The Greek Man Who Devotes His Life to Animals (video)

Takis Proestakis, a former Greek businessman in the town of Ierapetra, Crete, gave up his comfortable life to devote himself to caring for abandoned...

Greek Rescuers Recover Bodies from Flooded Cretan River

Rescue teams on Monday recovered four bodies which were believed to belong to a family  which had gone missing since Saturday night when their...

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