Strong winds keep ships docked in ports

Strong winds measuring 9 to 10 on the Beaufort scale have interrupted several scheduled ferry departures in Greece on Thursday.

Light tremor shakes Zakynthos

A light tremor measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale occurred in the sea about 56 km south-southeast of Zakynthos and…

Athens Newspapers Headlines (29/11)

The Thursday edition of Athens dailies at a glance

Six of ten fuel stations involved in tax evasion and fuel smuggling

Inspections by the SDOE financial crimes squad have uncovered serious cases of tax evasion and illegal fuel trading in six…

Major quantity of contraband cigarettes found at Piraeus port customs

Police, with the assistance of an X-RAY system and the help of a sniffer dog, have found and confiscated a…

EU Commission report: Greek NPLs rate dropping, e-auctions paying off

BRUSSELS (ANA/Ch. Vasilaki) – Non-performing loans (NPLs) in Greece dropped by 4.2 pct in the second quarter of 2018 compared…

Citizen Protection minister calls on parties to reject Golden Dawn influence in schools

All democratically-minded parties should join forces to deflect the extreme-right Golden Dawn's (GD) efforts to poison school students with fascist…

Head of pawn-shop chain among dozens arrested for gold smuggling

The 51-year-old owner of a well known chain of pawn shops in Greece was arrested as a leading figure in…

Amendment on terms for the restoration of Mati extremely important, PM Tsipras says

"One of the amendments we are called to vote on today concerns a very important intervention, which outlines the terms…

Shop opening hours for Christmas and New Year holidays in Athens

Extended shop opening hours in Athens for the Christmas and New Year's holidays, including three days of Sunday opening, were…

Tsakalotos: Amendment on social dividend to be tabled in parliament on Wednesday

The amendment on the social dividend will be tabled in parliament on Wednesday, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos announced to the…

Sentence of cleaning lady who doctored her certificate suspended

The jail sentence imposed on a cleaning lady who had doctored her primary school certificate in order to be hired…

First official cooperation between NASA and the Hellenic Space Agency

Representatives of the Hellenic Space Agency participated in the International Astronautical Congress held in Bremen. The conference unanimously decided to…

SYRIZA's political secretariat to convene on Wednesday

SYRIZA's political secretariat will convene on Wednesday, at 16.00, at the party's offices.

ENFIA to be significantly reduced for over 5.5 million property owners

Uniform Real Estate Ownership Tax (ENFIA) will be significantly reduced for over 5.5 million property owners.

Deputy Sports Minister enraged over neo-Nazis at OAKA stadium

Deputy Sports Minister Giorgos Vassiliadis strongly denounced the emergence of neo-Nazis in the game of the Greek national team with…

UN envoy takes swipe at countries quitting migration pact

A United Nations envoy on Tuesday took a swipe at countries dropping out of the UN migration pact, saying they…

U.S. and UK close to reaching open skies deal

(Reuters) - The United States and Britain are close to finalizing an open skies aviation agreement that falls short of…

SpongeBob SquarePants creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57

The man behind the hit animated series, which has aired almost 250 episodes, has died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Nasa's Mars lander sends back first picture from red planet

InSight probe reveals desolate landscape as dust settles after its arrival on Martian surface.

Ukraine introduces martial law citing threat of Russian invasion

Ukraine on Monday imposed martial law for 30 days in parts of the country most vulnerable to an attack from…

UK PM May and opposition leader agree to TV debate over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn agreed to a prime time television debate on Brexit…

GSEE calls 24-hour general strike and rally on Wednesday

The General Confederation of Employees of Greece (GSEE), Greece's largest umbrella trade union organisation representing private-sector workers, has called a…

Weather forecast: Rain on Tuesday (26/11/2018)

Rain and southerly winds are forecast for Tuesday.

Athens Run to start at Syntagma Square at 10:00 am on Sunday

The 32nd Athens Run, open to anyone who wants to participate without being timed, will be held on Sunday, December…