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Xronia Polla Sakis Rouvas, who turns 49 today

Xronia Polla Sakis Rouvas, who turns 49 today

Sakis Rouvas, one of Greece’s most popular singers and former pole vaulter, was born on the 5th of January 1972 and turns 49 today! At the age of four, he exhibited athletic…

New Turkish NAVTEX for Oruç Reis research for six months

New Turkish NAVTEX for Oruç Reis research for six months

Turkey issued a new Navigation Telex (NAVTEX) for the Oruç Reis vessel to carry out seismic research until June 15, 2021. Two other vessels, the Ataman and Cengiz Han will accompany the…

Hans & Gretel, a dessert parlour serving up magical treats

Hans & Gretel, a dessert parlour serving up magical treats

Once upon a time, in one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods of Athens, Monastiraki, there is a house very different from all the others… every day it becomes a magical world full…

House in Corinth inspired by the Pythagorean Theorem

House in Corinth inspired by the Pythagorean Theorem

A house so unique and beautiful is hard to square.
Among 600 olive trees, is this dream, minimalistic house inspired by the Pythagorean theorem and created by architect Tilemachos Andrianopoulos.

The Netherlands adds Greek islands to 'yellow' travel list

The Netherlands adds Greek islands to ‘yellow’ travel list

Earlier this week, The Netherlands changed the travel advice for the Greek islands to ‘yellow’. The ‘yellow’ status means that travellers arriving in The Netherlands from anywhere in Greece do not need…

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…

COVID Greece 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.…

Maria Sakkari reaches Ostrava quarterfinals

Maria Sakkari reaches Ostrava quarterfinals

Greece’s young tennis star Maria Sakkari is through to her third premiere quarterfinal of the season, after defeating world No.5 Elina Svitolina at the J&T Banka Ostrava Open. Sakkari defeated Svitolina 6-3,…

Greek Younger people fuelling second covid-19 wave in Greece

Younger people fuelling second covid-19 wave in Greece

Greece reported a record-breaking 667 new coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour reporting period, with younger people accounting for a majority of the new infections. This raises the total number of cases…

Kozani on lockdown after coronavirus spike

Kozani on lockdown after coronavirus spike

Greece’s Civil Protection placed the regional unit of Kozani, a city in northern Greece, on lockdown until October 29, in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Civil Protection Deputy Minister…

Greece makes face masks mandatory after surge in cases

Greece makes face masks mandatory after surge in cases

The Greek government has mandated nationwide the wearing of face masks in all enclosed places of work and open-air public areas where there is crowding. The announcement was made by Deputy Civil…

Burnt Moria refugee camp is a "garbage dump"

Burnt Moria refugee camp is a “garbage dump”

Photographs published today by Protothema, show that the burnt Moria refugee camp has turned into “garbage dump,” which residents of the area are calling a “sanitary bomb.” Less than a month ago,…