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Palaion Patron Germanos: A Misunderstood Hero of the Greek War of Independence

One of the most characteristic paintings of the Greek War of Independence is undoubtedly the one painted by Theodoros Vryzakis in 1865 depicting Metropolitan...

67 Students Aboard Bus That Caught Fire Near Patras Sent to Hotel in Rio

Sixty-seven students who were aboard a tourist bus that caught fire in the port city of Patras on Thursday evening found accommodation in a...

PM Tsipras Inaugurates Greece’s New Highway: Patra – Athens in 1.5 hours!

"We are opening roads. We are opening the road that was hindering the connection of Western Greece with the capital, we are opening the...

Priest in Patras Arrested and Charged With Shooting and Killing Two Dogs

A 65-year old priest was arrested in Patras accused of shooting and killing two dogs. According to police, the suspect shot and fatally injured two...

Unfazed by Rain, Revelers Dress Up and Dance at Patras’ Grand Carnival Parade

Thousands of visitors and Carnival crews ignored the rain and enjoyed dancing and singing at the main parade on Sunday afternoon in the center...

Trial Begins for Patras Mayor Kostas Peletidis Vs Golden Dawn Candidate

On Thursday dozens of people gathered outside of the courthouse in Patras in support of their mayor, Kostas Peletidis, in the lawsuit that was...

Patras Carnival Commences with Thousands Attending (video)

The 2017 Patras Carnival commenced on Saturday at Agios Georgios Square as fireworks lit the night sky and thousands of people celebrated until the...

Three Toddlers Found Abandoned Outside Greek Hospital

Three children were found abandoned on Monday outside the 409 Public Hospital in the city of Patras in Peloponnese. The three toddlers were wandering the...

Video: Ionia Highway to Cut Patras-Ioannina Travel by Half

The Ionia Highway, the main section of Motorway 5, that will bring the northern Greek roadway in Epirus to the 21st century is just...

First Repair Cafe Opens in Greece: Fix Things for Free!

The first Repair Cafe - a meeting place for local residents to fix broken appliances - is opening its doors in Aktaio, Patra, in...

Migrants Fight in Patras While Searching for Passage to Italy

Migrant groups clashed on Thursday, August 4, around midnight, in an abandoned building across from Patras port. Three people were lightly injured during the...

Patras: Man Arrested Possessing Guns, Grenades and Detonators

Guns, grenades, detonators, gunpowder and fake IDs were among many things found in the possession of a 39-year-old man, who was arrested this morning...

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