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Bulgarians Are Living the ‘Greek Dream’

Bulgarians may not be considered “high level” tourists — their average per capita expenditure per trip does not exceed 500 euros — but this year, they've flooded Greek summer destinations in northern Greece. Their arrival has helped balance the recent decline in Russian...

Prespes Wetland in Northern Greece Receive Natura 2000 Award

The Wetlands Management Committee in northern Greece received the first European Natura 2000 Award on Friday, presented for exemplary collaboration in managing protected natural habitats. The Committee, which received the award on behalf of all local agencies in northern Greece’s...

The Wise Side of Greece — Aristotle's Trail

Aristotle is one of the most famous Greek philosophers and scientists. He was born in Northern Greece in a town called Stagira, in 384 BC. When he was young he traveled to Athens where he studied at Plato's Academy...

'Sex and the Village' Party Coming up in Elatochori Village

The young residents of Elatochori village in Northern Greece will organize a “Sex & the City” party to promote their village to tourists and Greeks. On May 3 and 4, the young locals, inspired by the renowned American TV series,...

River Evros at Alarming Levels After Bulgaria Dam Overflow

Authorities are preparing for the worst in the northern Greece regions of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, where the water level of the river Evros has risen dangerously. Indeed, the rivers Ardas and Erythropotamos in northern Greece may also flood since Bulgaria's Ivaylovgrad dam overflowed due to mountain meltwater and recent heavy rainfall. At...

IKA Chief Charged for Exempting Company from Payment

Rovertos Spyropoulos, who heads Greece's main social security fund IKA, is facing charges of helping a major company evade its commitments to the organization. Rovertos Spyropoulos is alleged to have obstructed the seizure of assets of a supermarket company that owed more than...

KRI-KRI: €20M Yogurt Factory Investment in Northern Greece

Greek dairy company, Kri Kri is moving ahead with a 20 million euro investment in a new yogurt production unit, located in Serres, Northern Greece. This decision was taken after the company’s previous production unit was destroyed by fire...

Teacher Dies of Brazier Fumes in Northern Greece

A 49-year-old teacher from the 2nd High School of Alexandria died in his home in Alexandria Imathias, Northern Greece. The teacher had previously received permission from the school’s principal to leave and go home. When he arrived at the...

After Crete, New Earthquake Hits Thessaloniki

After Crete a new earthquake occurred in Northern Greece, in the area of Thessaloniki. The earthquake was mostly felt in the western regions of the city. The weak earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale (according to the Euro-Mediterranean Seismological...

Lev, Denar and Drachma Close Friends?

Some years ago, Greeks were discussing the cheap markets of Bulgaria and FYROM. They were rich enough to travel once or more a week to Sofia, Skopje and other cities to buy clothes and shoes at a good price. Hotels...