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Hunting for Truffles in Greece

Hunting for truffles in Greece has been a trend for over 15 years now, as more and more Greeks seek the delicious underground mushroom

Three Killed in Explosion at Ammunition Factory in Greece

Three people were killed after a powerful explosion on Monday morning destroyed an ammunitions factory near the city of Grevena, northern Greece. The three people were employees of the factory. One more employee who had just come off his shift...

Ancient Greek Town Unearthed Near Grevena, Northern Greece

The remnants of an ancient Greek town, including public buildings and grave sites, have been located at a site near the town of Grevena in northern Greece. Artifacts from the site date all the way from the sixth century BC...

Albanian Seamstress Donates Hundreds of Masks to Greek Hospital

An Albanian seamstress who owns a small sewing workshop in the town of Grevena, northern Greece, has volunteered to manufacture masks for the local hospital, showing that solidarity and philotimo in coronavirus times is tearing down borders and spreading...

Passengers Miraculously Unhurt After Small Plane Crashes in Northern Greece (video)

A small plane crushed near Grevena, northern Greece, on Thursday, as it attempted an emergency landing due to engine failure. The pilot was slightly injured but the two passengers were unhurt. The single-engine Cessna had taken off from Corfu and was...

One Arrest Made as Ancient Artifacts Found in House in Grevena

Seventeen ancient archaeological treasures have been discovered in the house of a resident of the West Macedonian city of Grevena. The Hellenic Police arrested the 49-year old owner of the home and confiscated among other items four vessels, the base...

Greek Orthodox Church Celebrates St. Patrick (video)

St. Patrick may be thought of almost universally as a Roman Catholic figure, but a church in Grevena, in northern Greece, has always celebrated Ireland's beloved patron saint. While revelers in Irish pubs in Athens, Thessaloniki and elsewhere paint the...

Avalanche Kills Snowboarder in Greece

A 33-year-old man from Athens, has died after being swept up in an avalanche in a closed ski resort. The man; who was with his friends at the time of the avalanche, was taken to hospital, where he ultimately died. The event  took place in...

Hospital in Northwestern Greece Nominated for International Energy Award

The state hospital of Grevena city, in northwestern Greece, can boast its successful attitude towards energy-saving techniques and of sustainable energy measures at work which will positively affect every single human being in and outside that hospital. Applying simple and...

Greek Police Arrest 3 Antiquity Smugglers at Grevena

Hellenic Police on Saturday arrested three men at Grevena, northwestern Greece, for illegal possession of antiquities of particular archaeological and scientific value. According to the Athens News Agency, the three men, 42, 52 and 63 years old, had in their...