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1.3% GDP growth for 3rd quarter: ELSTAT

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announced Monday morning that the growth rate for the 3rd quarter of 2017 would amount to 1.3%. The figure is lower than initial expectations in light of the fact...

Greek astronomer in Germany discovers spindle-like galaxies (VIDEO)

Athanasia Tatsi is another Greek scientist at the forefront of global scientific research this time in the field of Astronomy. Regarded as a brilliant young postdoctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA)...

Syros: Greek tradition & western influence come to a harmonious marriage

Ermoúpoli (meaning “the city of Hermes”) is the island’s capital town and has been the first important trade and industrial centre of the country in the 19th century. Evidence of this glorious past can be seen on...

One of Greece’s oldest factories is shutting down

One of Greece’s oldest factories; formerly known as Pitsos and founded in 1865, is shutting down. Renamed BSH Hellas; after the acquisition by German Bosch-Siemens Hausgerate, the factory based in Renti, south of Athens, is...

Three american players in Greek Basket league test positive after doping control

Three US basketball players in the Greek basket league championship tested positive in doping controls conducted before the start of the new season. The information has not yet been corroborated by any official channels,...

Greek FM sees 2nd Ministerial Meeting as springboard for development

The Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Kotzias said at the presser that followed the 2nd Ministerial meeting among government officials from Albania, Bulgaria, FYROM and Greece, that he saw it as a step...

Greek government tones down rhetoric on sex change bill – Says it respects Church...

The harsh and unequivocal condemnation by the Greek Orthodox Church and the Monastic community of Mount Athos of the government’s decision to pass the sex change law has led the SYRIZA-ANEL coalition government to...

Mystras in CNN top 10 medieval towns in the world

The town of Mystra in the Peloponnese was among CNN’s online travel edition 10 best medieval walled cities in the world. Reporter Bruce Holmes, who has visited quite a few presents his top 10 list: For...

Common “Balkan” Presidency of the EU in 2018

Varna, a city strongly connected with Greece, and more specifically the palace of Euxinograd, hosted the 1st Quadrilateral Summit Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Serbia. Tsar’s Ferdinand summer palace was where the Bulgarian premier, Boiko Borissov...

Buried beach ball found in Greece after 34 years

An Eastbourne man who buried a beach ball on a Greek island 34 years ago has been tracked down with the help of social media this week. Stephen Smallwood buried the ball, which had...

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