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Euro Chess 2013 in Crete

Greece is a lively country with structures and an economy which functions normally rather than an impoverished country as often shown by the foreign...

Chinese, Russian Interest in Greece Growing

Chinese and Russian investors are showing increased interest in acquiring properties in Greece, mostly in Athens, as well as the islands of Rhodes, Crete...

Tourist Bus in Chania Catches Fire

A tourist bus burst into flames while it was moving on the highway, late on the night of Aug. 25  near Kalives, in Chania...

Giant Dakos Aspires for Guinness World Records

The cultural association To Rhodo in Chania, Crete, is making a giant dakos. For those who may not know, dakos is a Cretan meze,...

Teen Accused of Hallucinogenic Mushrooms Trafficking

A 17-year-old British who lives permanently in Heraklion, Crete, after a coordinated operation of the prosecution authorities, was arrested for trafficking hallucinogenic mushrooms. Policemen of...

Record Arrivals at Heraklion Port

Three cruise ships carrying 6,600 tourists arrived at the port of Heraklion, Crete. According to cretalive.gr, among the ships are the giant Noordam of...

Second Local Products Festival in Sitia

The 2nd Festival, Local Products: Nutritional and Curative Properties,  opens its doors and welcomes the audience in Sitia, Crete, from September 20 to 22. The...

Crete Celebrates World Tourism Day With Free Entrance to Archaeological Sites

World Tourism Day takes place annually on 27 September and this year is to be celebrated in Crete’s capital, Heraklion with a series of...

Horrific Knife Attack Targets Migrants in Crete

The Greek authorities must act immediately to curb the growing spate of xenophobic and racist attacks Amnesty International said today. It follows a brutal...

Two Suicides On Crete

A 45-year-old male employee who had been working in the municipality of Hersonissos was found hanged at the archaeological site of Malia. The police and...

Most Cretans Will Not Vacation This Year

Cretans are not going on vacation this year. The reduction in wages and income will keep a lot of people home, while the best...

British Tourist Killed In Cretan Brawl

Just as Greece was celebrating what looks like a record tourist season, a  20-year-old British citizen died early on July 23 from apparent stab...

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