Uber got to a $50 billion valuation a year faster than Facebook

The Wall Street Journal reports that Uber has closed a funding round of almost $1 billion, pushing its worth past…

Skydivers break world-record with this flower formation

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving formation Friday…

What's in the Stars today, August 1st?

Planets in Leo Welcome August! The month of abundant harvest enough to feed all eleven months is making an entrance…

Alexis Tsipras on Yanis Varoufakis: You can question his taste in shirts, but not his honesty

The Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, leapt to the defence of his embattled former Finance Minister, admitting that Yanis Varoufakis…

MH370 search: Plane debris arrives in Paris

A piece of debris that experts believe could be from missing flight MH370 has arrived in Paris from the French…

Finance Minister signs order to reopen Greek stock exchange on Monday

The Greek stock exchange will open for business once again on Monday, albeit with capital controls in place for Greek…

Investigation of former minister Papantoniou's role in 'Leopard' tank contract to Parliament

Investigation of former minister Papantoniou's role in 'Leopard' tank contract to Parliament.

Economy minister meet institutions' 'Quartet' for talks on banks, fiscal targets and privatisations

Recapitalising the banks, fiscal targets and Greek proposals for the privatisations fund were the first order of the day during…

PM Tsipras backs Varoufakis, says he gave orders for 'Grexit' defence plans

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday fully backed his former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis, replying to a question tabled in…

Weather Forecast: Fair on Saturday

Fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday. Wind velocity will reach 7 on the Beaufort scale.

Electricity demand rises to 2015 highs because of heatwave

Domestic demand for electricity rose to the highest level this year as a heatwave hitting the country has raised the…

Tsipras: I had asked to prepare an emergency defence plan

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, on Friday speaking in Parliament, stressed that the government did not have any plans of exiting…

Athens Newspapers Headlines

The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

What's in the Stars today, July 31?

You will be able to appreciate the beauty of the world only if you spend the night under the moonlight…

Tsipras to answer questions about Varoufakis in Parliament on Friday

The issue of former finance minister Yanis Varoufakis is expected to occupy Parliament on Friday, during the prime minister's question…

Gennimata on internal strife within SYRIZA

"Grexit is on our doorstep. The danger has not passed and those risking the country solely for the benefit of…

Dragasakis proposes 'refounding' process for SYRIZA

Addressing Thursday's meeting of SYRIZA's Central Committee, government Vice-President Yiannis Dragasakis proposed a process for refounding the party, adding that…

Air traffic controllers to hold four-hour work stoppage next Wednesday

Greece's air traffic controllers' union on Thursday announced a four-hour warning strike to be held next Wednesday from 14:00 until…

Kammenos rules out salary cuts or dismissals in military

Defence Minister Panos Kammenos on Thursday stressed that he will not accept any further reduction in the salaries of armed…

The agreement has priority over party unity, gov't spokeswoman says

"It is a collective procedure, extremely important, to address the issue of how and through which path we will reach,…

Weather Forecast: Fair on Friday

Fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Friday.

Hugo Dixon: Tsipras needs to form a stable and credible government

If Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras does form a credible and stable government and has a constructive relation with creditors then…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (30/07)

The Thursday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance

What's in the Stars today, July 30?

You will have a wonderful day as long as you remember that a negative attitude does not help

IMF's Lagarde: debt restructuring necessary for Greek programme 'to fly'

In her first-ever online press conference on Wednesday, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said a restructuring of…