Greek Volunteers Rescue Trapped Wolf in Dramatic Operation
Volunteers from Greece's animal welfare organization ''ARCTUROS'' launched an operation recently to save a trapped female wolf from a house's iron fence in a village near Thessaloniki. The unfortunate, petrified animal had most likely been chased by dogs and became...
Freezing Temperatures Ahead as Siberian Cold Expected to Sweep Across Europe
The currently unseasonably warm and sunny weather prevailing across Greece is expected to be followed by extremely cold temperatures which will make thermometers nosedive down to 18°C in the space of a few hours, beginning on Tuesday night. According to the...
Rita Wilson Thanks Greece for Granting Tom Hanks Honorary Greek Citizenship
American actress and singer Rita Wilson thanked Greece on Friday for granting honorary citizenship to her husband Tom Hanks, earlier in December 2019. Wilson expressed her gratitude to the country of her ancestors in a post on Instagram, saying ''Thank...
Nymphaio, The Fairy-Tale Village of Northern Greece
Nymphaio is a beautiful village located just outside Florina in West Macedonia, Greece.
Gold Mask, Bronze Helmets Uncovered at Ancient Cemetery of Macedonian Warriors
Archaeologists in northern Greece have uncovered a gold mask and bronze helmets from a vast ancient cemetery at Ahlada, near the town of Florina. In a statement Friday, the Culture Ministry said the most impressive finds came from the graves...
Prespes Border Crossing Between Greece and North Macedonia Reopens After 52 Years
The Greek parliament will ratify the decision to reopen the border crossing in the region of the Prespes Lakes between Greece and North Macedonia next week. The landmark decision was announced by Greece's Alternate Foreign Minister Sia Anagnostopoulou in a Wednesday...
Record Low Temperatures Recorded in Florina, Northern Greece (video)
Freezing temperatures prevailed over several parts of Greece on Tuesday morning, according to the Meteo station of the National Observatory of Athens. Highway traffic, rail and bus services were disrupted across northern Greece, where an all-time record low of -23...
Rare Chance for a White Christmas in Athens
A white Christmas this year in Athens? It could happen. The National Observatory of Athens has just published new meteorological data about the times Athens experienced white Christmases. Its findings show that despite being a rare phenomenon, Athenians could definitely once...
Fairy Tale Scenes of Snow-Covered Florina Go Viral
This year, the winter seemed to rush to visit Greece. In the last few days, the country saw temperatures well below the freezing point, and mountainous towns and villages, as well as the lowlands of the northern Greece, saw...
Allergic Reaction to Antibiotic Kills 5-year-old Girl in Florina
In the village of Variko in Florina, a 5-year-old girl has died following being prescribed an antibiotic by a private doctor to combat a fever. The little girl reportedly had an allergic reaction to the prescribed antibiotic on Tuesday evening,...