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Many Evia woes avoidable, says minister

Many Evia woes avoidable, says minister Minister of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection Christos Stylianides insisted Tuesday during the 1st Athens ESG & Climate Crisis Summit organized by Kathimerini at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center that if the forested areas of Evia island had been properly cleared and managed, many of the devastating consequences […]

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FDA panel recommends booster for many Moderna vaccine recipients

FDA panel recommends booster for many Moderna vaccine recipients A panel of independent medical experts on Thursday unanimously recommended Moderna booster shots for many of those who had received the company’s coronavirus vaccine, paving the way to sharply expand the number of people eligible for an additional shot in the United States. The advisory panel […]

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Storm Ballos Batters Athens with Power Outages, Flooded Streets

Storm Ballos Batters Athens with Power Outages, Flooded Streets Many roads in Athens were flooded as heavy rain fell in the Greek capital on Thursday. Credit: AMNA The weather front code-named Ballos has hit Athens on Thursday causing power outages in several parts of the capital and flooding streets. Torrential rain has forced the Greek […]

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Marie Wilcox, who saved her native language from extinction, dies at 87

Marie Wilcox, who saved her native language from extinction, dies at 87 For many years, Marie Wilcox was the guardian of the Wukchumni language, one of several Indigenous languages that were once common in Central California but have either disappeared or nearly disappeared. She was the only person for a time who could speak it […]

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New challenges, new expectations

New challenges, new expectations Almost a year has passed since Samos was struck by a big earthquake. In many of the villages that were hit by the 7 Richter temblor, there are damaged houses that look ready to collapse into the narrow streets with their traffic and pedestrians. It’s easy to spot the dangers of […]

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Real estate transfers double

Real estate transfers double Tax authorities have recorded twice as many property transfers this month compared to the two previous months. Data show that there are currently more than 1,000 online transactions on a daily basis, while in August and September they hardly topped 500 per day. Thousands are rushing to buy or sell property […]

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Many Outside of Greece Believe Mount Olympus is a Myth, says Journalist

Many Outside of Greece Believe Mount Olympus is a Myth, says Journalist Mount Olympus from below. Credit: Christo Vlachos/Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY-SA 4.0 Many outside of Greece believe that Mount Olympus — like Atlantis — is a mythical location that exists only in Greek mythology, says Greek journalist and director Athina Krikeli. Krikeli, who has […]

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Unique Greek Liqueurs That are Perfect for Autumn

Unique Greek Liqueurs That are Perfect for Autumn Greece is home to many unique liqueurs. Credit: Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0 Greece is not only known for its cuisine, but also for its unique traditional liqueurs. Many of the favorites, surprisingly enough, are derived from ingredients that have amazing health benefits as well. Let’s look at […]

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How Many Days Will You Have to Work For An iPhone 13?

How Many Days Will You Have to Work For An iPhone 13? Working lots of “Hard Days’ Nights” will be required for Greeks in order to buy an iPhone 13. Credit: Kārlis Dambrāns , Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 / Wikimedia Commons The new iPhone 13 is the most sought-after digital item for millions of people […]

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Why Many Greek American Women Want to Get Married in Greece

Why Many Greek American Women Want to Get Married in Greece Maria Menounos got married in Greece. Credit: Instagram/Maria Menounos When Greek-American women dream of their wedding day, they often include fantasies of getting married in Greece. Is it the beautiful backdrop of the country, the dancing and food, or the lavish Greek Orthodox churches […]

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Up to 50,000 Greek Teenagers May Contract Covid-19 This Autumn

Up to 50,000 Greek Teenagers May Contract Covid-19 This Autumn As many as 50,000 Greek teenagers may contract Covid-19 this Autumn, according to one expert. Credit: Greek Reporter As 1.3 million schoolchildren return to classes this Autumn all over Greece, as many as 50,000 Greek teenagers aged 12-18 may contract Covid-19 over the next months, […]

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Kerameus: ‘A different year with many innovations’ in education

Kerameus: ‘A different year with many innovations’ in education “This year will be different and with many innovations,” Education Minister Niki Kerameus said on Friday, ahead of the start of the school year on September 13. Among others, the minister referred to the Skills Workshops planned for all kindergartens, primary and secondary schools in the […]

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Common challenges

Common challenges The chaos in Afghanistan has led many to engage in prognostics about future developments. The tarnished image of the West is a key focus of the international commentary. It’s not the right time, however, to imagine how the world might look in the long term. The current challenges are critical and have the […]

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Trap rapper Mad Clip laid to rest

Trap rapper Mad Clip laid to rest Thousands of people, many clad in black, attended the funeral of Mad Clip, the Greek-American trap rapper who died at the age of 34 in a car accident in Athens on September 2. Many more thousands followed the funeral of the rapper, whose real name was Peter Anastasopoulos, […]

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High rents an obstacle for many university students

High rents an obstacle for many university students As university students prepare for the next academic year, those who study in cities far from their homes face significant rental rises.  In Athens, the price of a typical flat that students rent, a 42-year-old, 63 square-meter one near the city center, rose 15% year-on-year, with the […]

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Hilarious Ancient Greek Beliefs and Traditions

Hilarious Ancient Greek Beliefs and Traditions Among all the many Greek beliefs and traditions, the Evil Eye is the most common. Credit: Dramagirl/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 Greeks are known to be philosophers and innovators. However, there is another side to the Greeks: the side where traditional beliefs, many of which are rooted in ancient times, overtake […]

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The Unbelievable Variety of Greece’s Landscapes

The Unbelievable Variety of Greece’s Landscapes The Agrafa mountainside in Greece. Many people do not associate mountains and forests with the geography of Greece. Credit: Dementia Inc, CC BY-SA 2.0 Greece’s many coastal islands, dense urban centers, and historical architectural sites like the Parthenon have been iconic to foreigners across the world for decades. But […]

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Many Reasons for Optimism for World’s Oceans and Seas

Many Reasons for Optimism for World’s Oceans and Seas The oceans and seas of the world have seen enormous improvements recently regarding pollution and overfishing. Credit: Greek Reporter Despite ongoing threats to the the environment as a hole, there are many reasons for optimism regarding the world’s oceans and seas, according to experts. A coral […]

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How Brexit Forced McDonald’s to Stop Selling Milkshakes, Drinks

How Brexit Forced McDonald’s to Stop Selling Milkshakes, Drinks McDonald’s and many more UK-based business suffer from lack of lorry drivers largely due to Brexit. Credit: Crusier/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0/Wikipedia McDonald’s locations in England, Wales and Scotland are temporarily no longer serving milkshakes and bottled drinks due to supply chain and logistic issues largely caused […]

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Dying in the name of vaccine freedom

Dying in the name of vaccine freedom In Arkansas, many are choosing personal liberty over vaccination — at a heavy cost. [The New York Times] Source : Newsroom Σύνδεσμος

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The Story of Demeter and Persephone

The Story of Demeter and Persephone The Rape of Persephone. Credit: WIkipedia/Public domain Like many stories of Greek mythology the Persephone’s descent into the realm of Hades, and her emergence from it, has resonances in contemporary arts, most especially the notion of death and rebirth. By Chris Mackie  The student of Greek mythology is often […]

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European cities want to limit tourist traffic

European cities want to limit tourist traffic Post-pandemic, many European cities are mulling limiting the number of tourist visitors. The pre-pandemic boom brought income but it also sent rents soaring, due to the “Airbnb effect.” Strategies differ: Barcelona wants to spread tourists around the city in order to avoid tourist enclaves, while Venice prefers having […]

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The Most Viral Moments of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics

The Most Viral Moments of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics The 2021 Tokyo Olympics, for all its many problems, had no shortage of viral moments. Credit: Antonio Tajuelo/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0 The 2021 Tokyo Olympics have come to an end, but there was no shortage of viral moments produced by the Games prior to the closing […]

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10 Must-Watch Movies Filmed on Greek Islands

10 Must-Watch Movies Filmed on Greek Islands Mamma Mia! was just one of many movies filmed in the Greek islands. Credit: Louis Magne Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 If you dream of going to Greece or have just returned from a journey to the land of azure waters and the ancient gods, there are ten […]

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Power cuts scheduled in many parts of Attica to ease pressure on system

Power cuts scheduled in many parts of Attica to ease pressure on system Power grid operator DEDDIE has announced a series of power cuts across the Greek capital on Friday, which are intended to ease pressure on the over-taxed system, which has sustained extensive damage in the north Athens fires while dealing with a surge […]

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Greek supermarkets -Average monthly cost for online shopping at 146 euros the

Greek supermarkets -Average monthly cost for online shopping at 146 euros the Many consumers have chosen – for the first time – to do their shopping online after the imposition of strict restrictions, while many remain loyal to this mode even after the removal of the lockdown. The monthly cost of consumers who choose electronic […]

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The superhuman and the inhuman

The superhuman and the inhuman Abuse comes in many different forms. It may not always leave a mark on your skin, but this does not mean that verbal abuse is any less traumatic. The extreme pressure athletes come under, a story that has occasionally made the headlines, is one side of this inhuman reality. The […]

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A democratic Greece that can do better

A democratic Greece that can do better For many, the restoration of democracy in 1974 is just another of the many anniversaries on the calendar, with celebrations basically restricted to a reception hosted by the Greek president. We take democracy for granted, it seems, though this might be a good thing. The essence of the […]

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Destinations Around the World Currently Open to Americans

Destinations Around the World Currently Open to Americans Many places around the world are currently open to American travellers (with a few restrictions.) Credit: Greek Reporter You’re probably itching to explore somewhere you’ve never been before after a long and stressful year inside. Well you’re in luck! If you are an American passport holder, many […]

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