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5+1 Reasons to Visit Thessaloniki This Summer

Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city and capital of Macedonia is at the same time historic and avant-garde, and an ideal destination for a short...
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Chilling Moment Lightning Hits Thessaloniki Building Captured on Video

Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, was also affected by the deadly storm that hit nearby Halkidiki on Wednesday evening. Video captured by a cell phone...

Thessaloniki Pride 2019: Thousands March To Celebrate Diversity

Thousands of people marched on the streets of Thessaloniki on Saturday, June 22 to mark the city's 8th Pride celebration. This year, Thessaloniki Pride commemorated...

African Heatwave To Sweep Across Europe, Affecting Greece Over The Weekend

Temperatures in Greece and many parts of Europe will soar over the weekend as the atmospheric instability gradually subsides, the METEO weather service of...

Greek Chef Makes 3,378 Burgers in One Hour for Guinness Record

Greek chef Akis Petretzkis broke a Guinness World Record Thursday in Thessaloniki when he cooked up 3,378 burgers in the space of a single...

Greek FM Condemns Torching of Turkish Diplomats’ Cars in Thessaloniki

Two cars belonging to Turkish nationals, most likely diplomats, were set on fire in Thessaloniki, in Macedonia, Greece, in the early hours of Monday. The first...

Thessaloniki School Memorializes 143 Students Killed by Nazis in WWII

Sixty-eight small bronze memorial plaques were placed at the entrance of the First High School for Boys in Thessaloniki last week, in the final...

Destructive Beetle Species Ravages Famous Thessaloniki Forest

The hilltop forest of Thessaloniki, known as Seich Sou, is being systematically attacked by a species of beetle, with experts saying that almost ten...

Conservative Candidate Leads in Thessaloniki’s Municipal Race

The candidate representing the New Democracy Party, Nikos Tahiaos, recorded a clear lead in the race for Thessaloniki's Mayoral office on Sunday election. With almost 60...

Apostolos Tzitzikostas On Course to Win Greece’s Central Macedonia

Sitting governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas won the race for Greece's second largest region, Central Macedonia, from the first round, according to official results published on...

Newly-Arrived Thessaloniki Metro Train Already Vandalized

The newly-arrived first carriages, which will be part of the long-awaited Thessaloniki metro train, became targets for vandals on Sunday. The carriages, kept in a...

Pontic Greeks in Thessaloniki Commemorate 100 Years Since Genocide

Hundreds of Pontic Greeks gathered in central Thessaloniki on Wednesday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the genocide perpetrated by the Turks upon their ancestors. The...

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