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Greek Infrastructure Minister: ‘Antiquities Can Co-Exist with Thessaloniki Metro’

It is technically feasible to maintain archaeological finds unearthed during the prolonged excavations for a new metro in the northern city of Thessaloniki and...

Thousands of Greeks Demonstrate Saying ‘Yes’ to Europe

Thousands of Greeks protested in front of the Greek Parliament asking to stay in the European Union and the euro. The mayors of Athens and...

Greek Monks Refuse to Let Thessaloniki Mayor Enter Mount Athos

The “Gathering of Priests and Monks” attacked Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris in a letter to the Holy Community of Mount Athos. The reason behind their...

Shortage of Grave Plots Revives Cremation Controversy in Greece

The shortage of space in graveyards along with burial costs bring back the controversial issue of cremation in Greece. At the moment, graveyards in Greece's...

Thessaloniki’s Boutaris Among World’s Top 10 Mayors

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris is one of the 10 top mayors in 2014, according to the World Mayor Project. The aims of the international World...

Thessaloniki Municipality and NGOs Collaborate to Help Homeless

The Municipality of Thessaloniki on Wednesday called on Non Government Organizations (NGOs) and charities to form a plan to help the city's homeless during...

Thessaloniki Rolls Red Carpet for 55th Film Festival

The 55th Thessaloniki Film Festival in Greece, started yesterday with actress Pinelopi Tsilika presenting the ceremony. President of the Thessaloniki Film Festival Dimitris Eipidis gave...

Municipal Employees Sit-In at Thessaloniki Mayor’s Office

This morning, a symbolic sit-in at the office of Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris was staged by the city's municipal employees. The sit-in was scheduled as...

Mayor of Thessaloniki Nominated for World Mayor Prize

The list of candidates for the 2014 World Mayor Prize includes 26 nominees from all corners of the globe. Four mayors come from North...

Greek Oriental Tobacco Exhibition in Thessaloniki

Rural Development Minister Giorgos Karasmanis inaugurated on Sunday an exhibition on the oriental tobacco in Greece. The event took place at Piraeus Bank's Congress...

Thessaloniki Mayor Wears Yellow Star of David in Swearing-in Ceremony

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris wore a yellow Star of David in his swearing-in ceremony. Protesters exchanged slogans and insults with Golden Dawn supporters who sat...

Thessaloniki Mayor Praised by Huffington Post

Huffington Post, in an article under the title: ‘Meet The Mayors From Around The World Transforming Their Cities’, makes special reference to the...

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