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It’s ‘FEROCIOUS’ Time Kambosos

It’s ‘FEROCIOUS’ Time

“It’s Go Time, It’s My Time, It’s Ferocious Time.” After being postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, George ‘Ferocious’ Kambosos Jr is ready, willing, prepared to fight former IBF Featherweight champ Lee Selby.…

Aegean Airlines introduces 'Hygiene Attendant'

Aegean Airlines introduces ‘Hygiene Attendant’

Focusing on passengers’ safety and aiming for air travel to remain amongst the safest travel means, Aegean Airlines recently introduced ‘Hygiene Attendants’.  The Hygiene Attendants will assist passengers to follow all safety…

Patras commemorates OXI Day with vehicle motorcade

Patras commemorates OXI Day with vehicle motorcade (VIDEO)

A procession of vehicles drove through the streets of Patras on Wednesday to commemorate OXI Day. Patras is Greece’s third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese.…

Plastic dumped in Mediterranean Sea could double in 20 years

Plastic dumped in Mediterranean Sea could double in 20 years

An estimated 229,000 tonnes (229,000,000 kilograms) of plastic is dumped into the Mediterranean Sea every year, a figure which could double by 2040 unless ‘ambitious steps’ are taken as soon as possible. The…

European Commission steps up coronavirus action

European Commission steps up coronavirus action

The European Commission announced an additional set of actions to contain the coronavirus pandemic which has hit the EU in a second wave more severe than the first one. “Concretely, the measures…

British teens killed in parasailing accident in Rhodes

British teens killed in parasailing accident in Rhodes

Two British teens have died and a third is fighting for their life, after a parasailing accident on the Greek island of Rhodes on Wednesday. According to reports, the three teens were…

Joe Biden celebrates the 80th anniversary of OXI Day

Joe Biden celebrates the 80th anniversary of OXI Day

Joe Biden- former vice president of the United States, now the Democratic presidential nominee- posted a message on social media on the occasion of OXI Day. “Today we celebrate the 80th anniversary…

Stefanos Tsitsipas advances at Erste Bank Open

Stefanos Tsitsipas advances at Erste Bank Open

Even though Greece’s young tennis star had to switch his shoe in the third set of his first-round match at the Erste Bank Open, Tsitsipas still managed to defeat German Jan-Lennard Struff.…

Huge Greek flag "flies" on a building in Kavala

Huge Greek flag ‘flies’ on a building in Kavala

To commemorate the Greek National Holiday of October 28th, a huge Greek flag last night ‘waved’ on a building wall in Kavala, one of the regional units of Greece. The video projection…

Omonia Square fountain illuminated in blue and white

Omonia Square fountain illuminated in blue and white

The Municipality of Athens illuminated the Omonia Square fountain in blue and white to commemorate commemorate 28 October 1940, OXI Day. The Mayor of Athens, Kostas Bakoyannis, posted a photo and a…

Daily covid-19 cases hits four digits in Greece

Daily covid-19 cases hits four digits in Greece

Greece recorded a new daily peak of 1,259 confirmed coronavirus infections on Tuesday. Infectious diseases expert Sotiris Tsiodras called on citizens to avoid mass gatherings and wear face coverings at all times.…

Commemorating October 28, ‘OXI Day'

October 28 – ‘OXI Day’

OXI Day on October 28, 1940, commemorates the anniversary when former military general and Prime Minister of Greece, Ioannis Metaxas said “OXI” (NO) to an ultimatum made by Italian Prime Minister Benito…

Athens named as one of the friendliest cities in Europe

Athens named as one of the friendliest cities in Europe

Athens is on the list of the top ten friendliest cities in Europe, published by Condé Nast Traveller (CNT) travel magazine. “While Europe’s best cities are often judged on their ancient history,…

World War II munitions neutralised in Monemvasia

World War II munitions neutralised in Monemvasia (VIDEO)

The first phase of the neutralisation of munition in the harbour of Monemvasia, Laconia, was carried out last week. As announced by the Hellenic Navy General Staff, the neutralisation concerns a large number of…