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British Tourist Dies in Water Sport Accident While Visiting Kefalonia

A 56-year-old British national was killed on Tuesday while partaking in water sports at Makris Yalos on the island of Kefalonia. According to the coast guard, the man and two friends were on a towable tube pulled by a speed...

Train Derailment in Greece Leaves 3 Dead

An intercity train traveling on the Athens-Thessaloniki route got derailed and eventually crashed into a house, a few hours after leaving Athens on Saturday. Three people lost their lives as a result of the accident and 10 more were injured,...

Tragedy in Thessaloniki: Greek-Cypriot Student Trying to Escape Football Hooligans Ends Up Brain Dead

On Wednesday the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) reported that a Greek-Cypriot student studying in Thessaloniki has been declared brain-dead after being hit by a car while trying to escape football hooligans who were attacking the other team's fans. The incident...

Female Bear Killed in Road Accident Near Kastoria

A female adult bear was reported killed on Tuesday after being hit by a car at the Siatista-Kastoria section of the Egnatia highway, near the junction of Vogatsikos. According to the driver of the car, who emerged unharmed from the...

Springvale Church-Goer Slips on Leaf and Sues St. Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church

After slipping and falling down on a leaf in the foyer of the entrance as she left St Athanasios Greek Orthodox Church in Springvale, 70-year-old Penelope Liakopolous is suing her place of worship. She filed a claim with the County...

Ben Needham: Police Find Evidence That Suggests He Died in an Accident

The search for missing toddler Ben Needham is winding up in Kos after the British police found one of his belongings near the site to where he disappeared on the island of Kos in 1991. South Yorkshire Police Detective...

Tragic Accident in Patras Leaves 3 Students Dead

Six Greek students were part of a tragic accident that took place early on Monday in Patras. The students had met at a party in the city and all left together taking only one car, which under unknown circumstances...

Greek Student Passes Away After Falling off Balcony in Rome

A 17-year-old Greek student who fell from a balcony while on a school trip in Rome has unfortunately succumbed to her injuries, despite doctors' best efforts. The young girl from Alexandria, Imathia in northern Greece, had been fighting for...

Greek Student Falls From Balcony in Rome

A Greek student who had traveled to Rome, Italy as part of a six-day school trip was rushed to the hospital after falling from a second floor balcony. The girl who came from Imathia, northern Greece is currently undergoing...

Greek PM Samaras: SYRIZA an Accident that Must Not Happen

Greece’s Prime Minister, Antonis Samaras, during a campaign speech in western Greece on January 12, expressed his optimism that Greek people will fight against populism and will not vote for the main opposition party SYRIZA.  He characterized the leftist...