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Three Migrants Die After Fire in Thessaloniki Building

Three migrants died following a fire in an abandoned building in the center of Thessaloniki, Greece´s fire department said.

Firebomb Attack Causes Minor Damages on Greece's Kathimerini and SKAI Building

The building of Greece's Kathimerini newspaper, as well as SKAI television and radio stations, was attacked by unknown individuals in the early hours of Saturday in southern Athens. The attack took place approximately at three o'clock in the morning local...

Greek Parliament Boosts Efforts to Become Energy Efficient, Reduce CO2 Emissions

A two-year plan to improve the energy efficiency of Greece's Parliament building has been put up for bid as of November 15, it was announced on Monday. The Greek Parliament decided to boost its efforts to tackle its own contribution to climate...

Council of State Nullifies Building Permit Given to High-Rise Building Near Acropolis

The Council of State, Greece's Supreme Administrative Court, announced on Friday that it is canceling the approval of a building permit for the construction of a nine-story hotel with a three-level basement and a roof near the Acropolis. The issue...

The Story Behind the Historic Tositseo Building Evacuated by Athens Police

A large police operation took place in downtown Athens on Thursday morning in order to clear out a historic building in which illegal immigrants have squatted in since 2016. Police drones, trucks, and vans, along with MAT riot police and a...

Greek Authorities Revoke License for Tall Building Near Acropolis

The Greek Ministry of Culture revoked the license for the construction of a new, multi-level building which had been planned for Athens' Koukaki neighborhood on Monday. The tall building would have been in the shade of the holy rock...

Old House Collapses in Athens' Neighborhood of Kerameikos

An old house collapsed on Sunday morning in Athens' central neighborhood of Kerameikos. The house, that was old and abandoned, collapsed in the early hours on Sunday, causing a very loud noise that scared many people of the neighborhood. Residents of...

Greek Australians Sell Historic Melbourne Building for $10M

A three-storey Victorian-era building in the heart of Melbourne’s Lonsdale Street Greek precinct has sold for AU$10.1 million ($7.8 million) The Sydney Morning Herald reports that its Greek-Australian owners sold the historic building to a Chinese-based investor. Built in 1891, the...