Salvage crews detach largest part of passenger ferry that ran aground in Ios

Towboats managed to detach the largest part of the passenger ferry Blue Star Patmos from the bottom of the sea…

Greece needs to rebuild its SMEs, Tsipras says at ESEE meeting

Greece needs a new production model and has to rebuild small and medium-sized enterprise on a healthier foundation, Prime Minister…

Tsakalotos and Chouliarakis to meet with EU Commissioner Moscovici on Tuesday

Greece's Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos and Alternate Finance Minister George Chouliarakis are to meet European Commissioner for Economic and Financial…

Potami party leader Theodorakis announces his candidacy for new progressive party leadership

Potami party leader Stavros Theodorakis announced in a statement on Friday that he will be standing as a candidate for…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (01/09)

The Friday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Friday (01/09/2017)

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Friday.

Finance ministry mulling introduction of 120-installment debt settlement scheme

A draft finance ministry decision due to be finalised and signed in the coming days will once again introduce extended…

Houston flood: Chemicals released from Arkema plant

Chemicals have been released into the atmosphere from a flood-damaged plant near the storm-hit US city of Houston, local officials…

Apartment prices down 1.2 pct in Q2-BoG

According to data collected from credit institutions, apartment prices (in nominal terms) are estimated to have declined on average by…

Houston flood: 'No way to prevent' chemical plant blast

A chemical plant near the flooded US city of Houston is expected to explode and catch fire in the coming…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (31/08/2017)

The Thursday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Leadership elections for new center-left party to be held on Nov. 5 and 12-sources

Elections to select the leadership of the new center-left coalition currently being formed between centrist and center-left opposition parties in…

Tsipras pledges to modernize public sector with new three-year plan

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras presented the government’s proposals to overhaul the public sector by ending clientelism and digitizing services on…

Weather Forecast: Mostly fair on Thursday (31/08/2017)

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Thursday.

Couple charged over pregnant North Dakota woman's death

A couple in North Dakota are facing murder charges over allegations they killed a pregnant woman to claim her baby…

Water supply in parts of central Athens, Tavros to be interrupted for maintenance work

Mains water pressure in some neighbourhoods within the City of Athens and the Moschato-Tavros municipalities will drop sharply from 22:00…

Firefighters rescue man and woman, both unconscious, from burning building

Fire-fighters on Wednesday succeeded in extricating two people, a man and a woman, who were unconscious from a burning building…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (30/08/2017)

The Wednesday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

'National Strategy for Administrative Reform 2017 - 2019' to be presented on Wednesday

The Administrative Reconstruction ministry will implement a three-year plan for the restructuring of the public administration with the view to…

Labour ministry submits bill on protection of labour rights

The ministry of labour submitted in parliament on Tuesday evening a draft bill on a series of measures designed to…

Weather Forecast: Cloudy and wet on Wednesday (30/08/2017)

Wet, cloudy weather and storms are forecast in Greece on Wednesday, with winds from mainly northerly directions.

Greece in 'much better state' than a year ago, Merkel says

Greece is now in a much better state than it was a year ago, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on…

ND leader Mitsotakis lashes out at the government

Main opposition New Democracy (ND) leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis lashed out at the government on Tuesday, during a meeting with his…

PM Tsipras: Investors trust the Greek economy

There are many investors who trust and invest in the Greek economy, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Tuesday, during…

Moscovici: EU states must strike balance between sustainability and stability

EU member states need to strengthen their public finances with the view to finding funds to finance their medium-term and…