Unanimous guilty verdict for Tsohatzopoulos in TOR-M1, Greek subs kickbacks trial

A Greek criminal appeals court on Monday handed down a unanimous guilty verdict for Greece's former defence minister Akis Tsohatzopoulos…

Catalonia independence: Spain to take control of Catalan institutions

Spain is set to put in place measures to take direct control of Catalonia in response to the region's declaration…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (30/10/2017)

The Monday edition of Athens dailies at a glance.

Traffic restrictions in Athens on Monday, Tuesday on path of Torch Relay

Main roads in central Athens will close for several hours on Monday and Tuesday due to the traffic restrictions required…

Weather Forecast: Partly cloudy on Monday (30/10/2017)

Partly cloudy weather is forecast in most parts of the country on Monday.

Mattis: North Korea nuclear threat accelerating

The threat of nuclear attack from North Korea is increasing, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said during a visit to…

Catalonia independence: Spain takes charge of Catalan government

The Spanish government has stripped Catalonia of its autonomy and taken charge of its government.

Weather Forecast: Rainy on Saturday (28/10/2017)

Scattered rain and storms are forecast in most parts of the country on Saturday.

Greece sees higher budget surplus this year, solid growth in 2018

Greece expects to beat creditors’ projections and achieve a higher primary surplus this year and buoyant growth in 2018, authorities…

Catalan crisis: Spain PM Rajoy demands direct rule

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has called on senators to approve direct rule over Catalonia, amid an escalating crisis over…

JFK assassination: Thousands of files released

The US government has released 2,800 previously classified files on the assassination of President John F Kennedy in 1963.

Government, institutions agree on administrative reform, pensions for widows, debt settlement scheme

The Greek government and the institutions agreed on Thursday on the issues of administrative reform, pensions for widows, the out-of-court…

Government and institutions to resume talks on Friday on product markets, fiscal issues

The government team and the institutions will resume their meetings at 08:00 on Friday to discuss product markets.

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Friday (27/10/2017)

Mostly fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Friday.

VLTs project to add one bln euros in state revenue, 5,000 new jobs

OPAP's new VLTs network will bring significant benefits to the Greek economy and society, the group's executive chairman Kamil Ziegler…

Deaths in Finland train and army lorry crash

Four people were killed when a train and an army lorry collided in woodland near Raasepori in southern Finland.

Government indifference to law and order issues 'provocative,' ND leader Mitsotakis says

Main opposition New Democracy intends to table a question for Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras during prime minister's question time in…

Government meetings with the institutions' missions to continue on Thursday

Staff-level meetings with the institutions to complete the third review of the Greek programme, which will continue on Thursday, have…

PM Tsipras: Greece's surplus to be distributed to those in need

Greece's surplus will be distributed to those most in need, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said during his speech at the…

Metro in Athens on a 24-hour strike

Workers on the Athens metro will hold a 24-hour strike on Thursday.

Messi 'cries blood' in IS propaganda threat against World Cup

An extremist monitoring group says the World Cup is a recurring topic in online terror chatter among Islamic State supporters.

Bad Rabbit cryptoware attack: New virus hits companies

A new global cyber virus attack began on Tuesday and targeted corporate networks mainly in Russia, cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab…

Catalan govt says it will appeal Madrid takeover in Spain's Constitutional Court

The Catalan government says it will appeal the application of Article 155 in the Spanish Constitutional Court, according to Reuters

Donald Tusk: EU must stay united or face Brexit 'defeat'

The EU will be "defeated" in Brexit negotiations unless it maintains absolute unity, European Council president Donald Tusk has said.

Stephen Hawking's PhD thesis posted online, crashes Cambridge website

Pioneering theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking’s PhD thesis has for the first time been made available freely online, though high demand…