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When Greek Police Could Arrest Young Men for Being “Teddy Boys”

  Members of the underground subculture inspired by rock and roll and American and English fashions, called "Teddy Boys," once risked being arrested for their lifestyle in Greece. Greece's post-war years were marked by poverty, political turmoil that led to the...

Public Outrage as Anti-Abortion Banner Appears in Athens' Metro

Posters put up by a pro-life, or anti-abortion, organization appeared in Athens' metro stations on Monday, promoting the positions of the Greek anti-abortion movement called ''Afiste Me Na Ziso'' (''Let Me Live''). Since the very first moments of their appearance,...

Thessaloniki Metro Cannot Be Ready By 2020, Construction Group Warns

Ellaktor, the company which is responsible for the construction of the new underground railway (metro) system of the city of Thessaloniki warned recently that the scheduled start of the metro's operation in 2020 might not happen. In a letter sent...

Three New Athens Metro Stations to Open in June

Three new stations of Athens' Metro Line Three are due to open in June, according to information an Attiko Metro operator shared with the state-run AMNA news agency on Thursday. The stations are Agios Nikolaos, which is in Nikea, and Agia...

Homeless Briton Murdered in Athens Metro Station

A homeless man holding British nationality was found brutally murdered in Athens' underground station Thisio on Thursday morning. The British national had been living on the streets of Athens. His body was found by employees of the Athenian electric railways at...

Ancient Dead Horses Found in Thrace To Be Displayed at New Museum

An impressive burial group of dead animals and carriages, which were discovered in Mikri Doxipara, Thrace, by archaeologist Diamantis in 2002 are about to have their own museum. Scientists have already began the conservation of the remains - five carriages and...

Greek Olympic Medalists Moved to London

Some renowned Greek Olympic champions have recently moved to the London Underground! Neither the 2012 Olympic Games that take place in London, nor the financial crisis have forced Pirros Dimas and Spyros Louis to immigrate. What's the reason then? The...