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13 Charged Over Sunk Liner Sea Diamond

A total of 13 people are set to stand trial in connection with the sinking of the Sea Diamond cruise liner off Santorini in 2007, after a prosecutor recommended to a Naxos court that they face a series of...

Volcanic Island of Santorini Shows Activity

The Greek island of Santorini is showing increasing signs of volcanic activity, a U.S. researcher says. Monitoring stations on the island indicate the Santorini caldera is awake again and rapidly deforming, said Georgia Tech researcher Andrew Newman, who has studied...

Earthquakes Rattle Southern Greece Non-Stop

New seismic shocks have been noticed on January 29 between the islands of Crete and Santorini. The epicenter of the new earthquakes has been the same as the previous ones monitored within the past days. With a measuring of 4.5...

Gerard Butler Talks About Starring in “300” Sequel and New Projects

Gerard Butler talks exclusively to Greek Reporter about the possibility of participating in "300: Battle of Artemisia" and reveals his love for Greece.

Santorini is More than a Beautiful Island: Taste it!

Santorini is the largest island of a small, circular archipelago of the same name, and is the remnant of a volcanic caldera. Santorini is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion that destroyed the earliest settlements, on a...

Roman-Era Marble Slab Unearthed in Santorini

A Roman-era engraved marble slab was unearthed on Tuesday on the famous island of Santorini, near the settlement of Perissa, during excavations for a new water and sewage system that were being constructed under the supervision of the 2nd...

Santorini Named “Best World’s Island” in 2011 by BBC Travel

The island of Santorini in the Aegean Sea received worldwide spotlight after BBC Travel named it the “Best World’s Island” for 2011 on a slide-show feature issued on Wednesday, November 30, 2011. This is the first time the Greek island...

Welfare Help for Donkey 'Taxis' in Santorini

The first fines for breaching an animal welfare code have been issued to donkey owners on the Greek island of Santorini. The Donkey Sanctuary has led efforts to improve the welfare of donkeys who take tourists up the steep cliffs...

BBC Documentary Shot in Greece

BBC Channel Members arrived at the island of Crete, in Chania and started shooting scenes at places that cruise tourists visit under the guidance of producer Paddy Wivell. The shooting of the documentary's episodes took place at Apokoronas, at the...

Spectacular Competition on the Roofs of Santorini

Trauceur Luis Alkmim from Portugal performs a spectacular jump during the "Red Bull Art of Motion" competition held at Firostefani on Santorini island on Saturday October 8 2011. Fifteen top parkour and freerunning athletes from around the world took part...