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Solar charges installed at beach in Athens

Solar charges installed at beach in Athens

While Athenians tan and splash at the beach, they are able to charge their devices, thanks to solar panels that have been installed on top of beach umbrellas at the public sandy…

Nikos Vertis

Nikos Vertis becomes a Nono

One of Greece’s most popular artists, Nikos Vertis has become a Nono, baptising the daughter of his longtime friend, Thomas Keramida. The christening of Charikleia (Χαρίκλεια) took place at Saints Constantine and…

Voula on Athenian Riviera set to receive huge makeover 8

Voula on Athenian Riviera set to receive huge makeover

The company behind the multi-awarded Costa Navarino in Messinia and the new owners of Hilton Athens have taken on the refurbishment of two coastal properties along on the Athenian Riviera. According to reports, TEMES SA…

Key suspect in the murder of John Macris in custody 13

Key suspect in the murder of John Macris in custody

The key suspect in the murder of the 46-year-old Greek-Australian businessman John Macris, has been detained by police authorities in the suburb of Glyfada in Athens. While an official statement hasn’t been…

Australian national injured in powerful explosion at Glyfada 15

Australian national injured in powerful explosion at Glyfada

A powerful explosion occurred this morning at an outdoor parking lot in Glyfada, injuring an Australian national. Police and firefighters were dispatched to 128 Vouliagmenis Avenue just after 10am this morning, after witnesses heard…

Organic food stores on the rise in Athens 17

Organic food stores on the rise in Athens

Eco-conscience is generally on the rise in Greece, and particularly in the Greek capital.  There are now numerous shops selling organic, healthy, mostly ethically-sourced (from small, local producers) products of all varieties,…

‘Church’ of Scientology Sets Up Shop in Athens    24

‘Church’ of Scientology Sets Up Shop in Athens  

Walking along busy Asklipiou street in Exarcheia, you’ll come along a well-lit space that at first glance appears like a store of some sort; taking a closer look you’ll see the sign…

Greece has right to extend territorial water: President 27

Greece has right to extend territorial water: President

Greece’s President Prokopis Pavlopoulos signalled to Turkey during a speech, that Greece has the right to extend its territorial waters if it chooses to do so. The comments come after Turkish threats…

John Macris’ wife in state of shock after his murder 35

John Macris’ wife in state of shock after his murder

The wife of Greek Australian John Macris, who was murdered on Wednesday evening is still in an absolute state of shock after finding out her 46-year-old husband had been shot dead outside…

46-year-old Greek Australian John Macris shot dead in Athens 38

46-year-old Greek Australian John Macris shot dead in Athens

46-year-old Greek Australian John Macris, also known as the “Australo” (Aussie) was murdered outside his home at Panorama in Voula, Athens overnight. Macris, is said to be a wealthy man who is…