Major highway projects get green light from EC
European Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn has given the green light for the release of 2.97 billion euros' worth of European Union funding for the construction of four major highway projects in Greece, the Commission reported on Monday.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Uneven cost spread has a political price
The Greek economy is rebalancing but the political system is pursuing policies which may undermine the desired economic outcome.
The Panhellenic Medical Association will meet with Prime Minister Antonis Samaras as EOPYY doctors continue their rolling 24-hour strikes.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Lawyer warns of failing health of jailed Greek hunger striker
The lawyer of an inmate who has served more than 21 years of a life sentence for murder and robbery expressed concern on Friday about his clientA's health because he has been on hunger strike since November 11. Spyros Stratoulis went on hunger strike at Larissa Prison to protest that his right to furloughs was rescinded after his name was linked to ... (more)
Thessaloniki view Bey Hamam, alternatively known as the "Baths of Paradise", is a Turkish bathhouse located along Egnatia Street in Thessaloniki, east of Panagia Chalkeon.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Greece a month away from key bailout target
Greece is close to reaching a central target of its bailout agreements with international lenders, after beating expectations for its budget performance in the first 11 months of the year, the Finance Ministry said Thursday.
Looking beyond our borders
While the two-party coalition government in Athens fights battles on many different fronts A- including more recently with GreeceA's international creditors A- on the other side of the Aegean, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is dreaming of the rebirth of the Ottoman Empire.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
No electricity or heating for Greeks
Greek citizens are demanding that the government should revert its decision of linking a new tax to the electricity bills.
Cold weather, strong winds hamper travel
Several parts of Greece were covered in snow on Wednesday, while ferries remained docked at several ports around the country.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Live Design Online
Q-Sound Doubles Up on HARMAN Soundcraft Vi1
THESSALONIKI, Greece Greek rental company Q-Sound was the force behind the success in two recent cultural events, employing HARMAN's Soundcraft Vi1 audio consoles supplied by Bon Studio S.A. to ramp up the sound performance.
Athens urges caution after Turk PM's Thrace comment
The Greek Foreign Ministry advised caution on Tuesday as it reacted to comments made on Monday by Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan regarding Thrace.
Sensors used to monitor obesity
A range of hi-tech sensors that can measure food intake and activity in order to assess obesity risks is to be funded by the European Union.
Athens-Thessaloniki train service to resume on Wednesday after derailment [Update]
Regular service between the Greek capital and Thessaloniki in northern Greece will resume on Wednesday after a southbound train came off its tracks on Tuesday, train operator Trainose has said.
Sensory technology provides daily dietary guidance
An innovative new way of providing personal behavioural guidance to children and young adults could play a crucial role in tackling the ongoing obesity epidemic.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Ladadika District of Thessaloniki & Beyond
This past summer while in Greece, I finally got to enjoy and explore my favourite Greek city, Thessaloniki in September, when the temperatures finally dropped to a comfortable level.
The project was created by George Zongolopoulos . The construction is a poetic expression of the inexhaustible vitality of its creator , causing the intense interest of the residents and visitors of Thessaloniki, since many are photographed in front of the project .
More than 40 PAOK fans cleared of attack on Golden Dawn offices
More than 40 fans of PAOK soccer club in Thessaloniki have been cleared of involvement in an attack on Golden Dawn offices in the northern port city, according to reports.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Protecting the weak
The tragic death of a 13-year-old Serbian girl from carbon monoxide poisoning in a Thessaloniki home that had no power and no heating other than a brazier has drawn public attention back to a problem which first became painfully apparent last year.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Policeman, 2 Albanians dead in northwest Greece
Police in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki say a police sergeant and 2 Albanians have died in an exchange of fire near the country's border with Albania.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Missing Veria teen found in Thessaloniki
A teenage girl who had gone missing from her hometown of Veria in northern Greece a few days ago was found in Thessaloniki on Friday, police reported.