Achtsioglou: Labour ministry to overhaul fines for undeclared work to incentivise hiring

In an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Tuesday, Labour Minister Efi Achtsioglou revealed plans to overhaul the…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Tuesday (26/12)

Partly cloudy and southwesterly winds are forecast for Tuesday (26/12)

Supermarket chain stores targeted

Seven stores of supermarket chain in Athens were targeted during the night.

Four taxpayers won 3,000 euros in Finance Ministry's lottery

Four Greeks won 3,000 euros each and another 29 won 2,000 in Finance Ministry's lottery, based on purchases or payments…

Light quake jolts Mytilene and Chios

A light quake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale shook at 07:13 on Monday (Christmas) the islands of Mytilene and…

Weather forecast: Mostly fair on Monday (Christmas)

Fair weather and northerly winds are forecast for Christmas.

Chania police distributes 400 alcotests to drivers sending the message of safe driving

Chania police offered 400 alcotests to drivers sending the message of safe driving.

PM Tsipras in Belgrade for Christmas

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras departed on Sunday for Belgrade where he will spend the Christmas holidays with his family.

Finance ministry lottery to distribute 1,000-euro windfall to taxpayers on Xmas Eve

Ten million euros will be distributed on Christmas Eve (Sunday) to 10,000 lucky taxpayers through a lottery the finance ministry…

Shops open on Sunday (Christmas Eve)

The shops will be open on Sunday (Christmas Eve) from 11:00 to 18:00 and the stores and super markets until…

Weather forecast: Sleet on Sunday (Christmas Eve)

Clouds, rain or sleet and northerly winds are forecast for Sunday (Christmas Eve).

Tzanakopoulos: Greece must and can achieve a clean return to the markets

Greece must and can achieve a clean return to the markets, stated State Minister and government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos and…

Tsipras: Destabilisation games will not pass

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras referred to destabilisation attempts that, as he said, will not pass, in an interview with the…

Rescue operation for crew members of freighter that run aground near Mykonos

A rescue operation with the assistance of a Chinook helicopter is underway the sea region of Tragonissi islet near Mykonos…

Weather forecast: Rain, snowfall on Saturday (23/12/2017)

Sleet, snow and northerly winds are forecast for Saturday.

Shot fired at appeals court guard came from Kalashnikov, police say

The shot fired by terrorists at an Athens Appeals Court guard on Friday came from a Kalashnikov rifle, police announced…

Convicted terrorist Nikos Maziotis hospitalised after attack in prison

Convicted terrorist Nikos Maziotis was admitted to the Korydallos prison hospital wing on Friday.

Bomb explosion at Appeals Court in Athens; no injuries

A powerful bomb explosion was reported at 03:25 on Friday outside the Appeals Court in Athens.

European Commissioner Moscovici: Greece turning a page after long recession

European Commissioner for Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici expressed his optimism over the course of the Greek economy in an interview…

Athens Newspaper Headlines (22/12/2017)

The Friday edition of Athens' dailies at a glance.

Finance ministry lottery to distribute 1,000-euro windfall to taxpayers on Xmas Eve

Ten million euros will be distributed on Christmas Eve (Sunday) to 10,000 lucky taxpayers through a lottery the finance ministry…

Weather forecast: Rain, sleet on Friday (22/12/2017)

Sleet, rain and northerly winds are forecast for Friday.

There are no grey zones for Greece, says Alt. Defence Min Vitsas

"For us, there are no grey zones [in the Aegean]," Alternate Defence Minister Dimitris Vitsas stated to the Athens Macedonian…

Installation of huts in Chios hotspot interrupted; police operation underway in Moria, Mytilene

Works for the installation of container huts in the VIAL hotspot on Chios have been suspended, authorities announced on Thursday.

Philippines ferry carrying 251 capsizes

A ferry carrying 251 people has capsized in stormy seas off the east coast of the Philippines, the coastguard says.