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Tilos, Greece’s First Energy-Self-Sufficient Island

The beautiful Greek island of Tilos in the Dodecanese archipelago has become the first in the entire Mediterranean to become fully self-sufficient in energy,...

Greek Island of Tilos Goes Green, Harnesses ‘Smart Energy’

A Greek island is leading the way in environmentally-friendly energy as it prepares to roll out a network of advanced wind and solar power...

First Same-Sex Marriage in Greece Ruled Invalid

Nine years after the first same-sex marriage was conducted on Tilos by the mayor of the tiny Aegean island, the Greek Supreme Court ruled...

Greek Islanders Open their Hearts and Businesses to Refugees

The tiny Greek island of Tilos may have a population of under 800. But, over the last year, it has become an example to...

Tilos Becomes the First Greek Island to Achieve Energy Autonomy

The Greek island of Tilos became the first in the Mediterranean to be fully self-sufficient for its energy, thanks to strong investment in renewables....

Over 330 Migrants Arrived on Greek Islands on Monday

A total of 334 migrants coming from Turkey landed on various Greek Eastern Aegean islands on Monday, according to data released by the Ministry...

Greece’s Tilos Set to Be the First Mediterranean Island to Be Powered by Renewable...

The Greek island of Tilos currently relies on electricity from the neighboring island of Kos which is transferred to the island via a submarine...

Tilos Among Finalists for EU Sustainable Energy Award for Switching to Renewables

The Greek island of Tilos has been selected to be among the three finalists for the 2017 European Union's Sustainable Energy (EUSEW) Awards in...

Exhibition on the Elephant of Tilos at Athens University

A unique exhibition, titled "Elephas tiliensis. Dwarf and three-dimensional," was inaugurated at the Museum of Geology and Paleontology of the National University of Athens...

Greece’s First Completely ‘Green’ Island

Tilos is a small Greek island that was known for its herbs and myrrh during ancient times, while today the island is famous for its fragrant...

Supreme Court Judge Calls Same-Sex Union Groundless

Supreme Court judge Charalambos Machairas said unions between same-sex couples are groundless, in a decision addressed to the court’s political department on Monday. The judge...

Illegal Immigrant Dead After Boat Sinks Near Tilos

A boat carrying illegal immigrants sank off the coast of the Greek island of Tilos, in the Aegean Sea, due to a fire. So...

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