Tag: Volos

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

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

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

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…

cruise

Cruise ships will sail again from August 1

The reopening of Greece’s cruise sector from August 1 was confirmed by Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis in a letter to the International Cruise Association (CLIA) and the three largest cruise companies that…

Hellenic Petroleum

8 million euro donation to Greek health system

Greece’s national health system has received an 8 million euro donation from Hellenic Petroleum, it was announced on Thursday. Hellenic Petroleum, one of Greece’s largest refiners and traders of petroleum products, said…

Rare Mediterranean Monk seal shot and killed in Pelion 1

Rare Mediterranean Monk seal shot and killed in Pelion

A Mediterranean Monk ‘Monachus monachus’ seal was tragically found dead in Pelion. The animal had a gunshot wound to its body and according to reports, it was also hit with a sharp…

Dimitris Koufodinas

Government rejects Greek terrorist’s furlough request

Convicted November 17 terrorist, Dimitris Koufodinas applied for another furlough request which was rejected unlike previous applications under the SYRIZA government. According to an announcement from the prison council of Volos, where…

Greeks drink up to annual "Pint of Science" festival 4

Greeks drink up to annual “Pint of Science” festival

Greece will host the annual festival of science and beer for a second year between May 20-22, with events in Athens and Thessaloniki but also, for the first time, in Heraklion, Serifos and…

USA condemns Greek decision to give furlough to terrorist 8

USA condemns Greek decision to give furlough to terrorist

The US State department has condemned the decision by Greek prison authorities to give a new furlough to jailed NOV 17 terrorist Dimitris Koufodinas. “We strongly condemn the latest release on furlough…

Gail force winds cause havoc on the Aegean Sea 10

Gail force winds cause havoc on the Aegean Sea

Port authorities in Piraeus, Rafina, and Lavrio have extended the ban on sailing due to gale-force winds in the Aegean Sea reaching up to 9 and 10 Beaufort in places. In a…

Cargo ship that put out call for help has been towed 11

Cargo ship that put out call for help has been towed

A cargo ship with a 13 man crew carrying plaster called out for assistance today reporting mechanical damage. Named ‘Hercules’ the cargo ship had left Crete for the port of Volos and…

Pretty snow falls over Chania Pelion 13

Pretty snow falls over Chania Pelion

Chania Pelion received large amounts of beautiful snow over the weekend, creating a winter wonderland across this marvellous mountainous village. Chania is located at the top of the mountain and this is…