Tag: Larissa

Coronavirus infection rates drop, restrictions eased on the island of Poros

Greek Government Spokesman Stelios Petsas on Monday announced that Health Ministry spokesperson and infectious diseases expert Professor Sotiris Tsiodras together with Deputy Crisis Control Minister Nikos Hardalias and Deputy Health Minister Vassilis Kontozamanis will…

Restrictive Covid-19 measures imposed on Lesvos

Greek authorities have announced the implementation of restrictive measures for the island of Lesvos, in a bid to control the spread of Covid-19. The measures which were announced on Sunday by the…

Police intensify checks for covid-19 violators

The Hellenic Police (ELAS) have intensified checks to make sure citizens and businesses are complying with regulations put in place to help curb the spread of Covid-19. On Friday, officers carried out…

Legendary Greek footballer passes away aged 81

Former Greek footballer and coach Nikos Alefantos, passed away today aged 81, after suffering a heart attack. Alefantos, born on January 3, 1939 in Athens and raised in Exarcheia where he lived until…

George Floyd murals in Greece

Artists around the world have created murals depicting George Floyd to memorialise his death and show solidarity against racism. George Floyd died on May 25 when Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin used…

Greece welcomes in 2020

With the twelfth stroke of midnight, fireworks illuminated skies around Greece, to celebrate the New Year of 2020 and the New Decade! Athens: Thessaloniki: Chania, Crete: Καλή χρονιά!!! ❤️ Posted by Chania…

Farmers to sow chaos with new road blocks across Greece

Unions representing Greek farmers announced protest road blocks for January following their meeting in Nikea, Larissa on Sunday. The union representatives said their decision was in response to the Ministry of Agriculture’s…

Top of the Table Drama in the Greek Super League

By Chrisos Mavromoustakos  First up, the game between ARIS and AEK Athens. ARIS are in a great run of form and haven’t lost since the 28th of January. Whilst AEK looks to…

Pretty white snow turns Greece into a Winter Wonderland (PICS)

Regions around Greece experienced heavy snowfall overnight turning the country into a pretty winter wonderland! Even at relatively low-lying areas, snow fell due to the phenomena caused by a low barometric pressure…

Police arrest 55 year old over 693 ancient coins

Greek police have arrested a 55 year old man in Larissa over the illegal possession of 693 ancient coins and other related artefacts. Police from Ioannina had conducted the coordinated operation which…

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