Measures have not stemmed growth of short-term rental supply

The number of short-term rental accommodation units has grown in most areas of Attica, as the arrival of summer has brought new properties to digital platforms.

In a Greek jail, inmates find freedom in theater

On a stifling summer evening, the actors took to the stage: a grassy courtyard enclosed by towering prison walls, topped with barbed wire and lit by a floodlight.

Illegal deck on Lake Ziros to be demolished

Authorities have ordered the demolition of an illegal deck built by a watersports center on the shores of Lake Ziros in Preveza, northwestern Greece, it was reported on Monday.

Supreme Court orders investigation into release of domestic abuse suspect

The president and the prosecutor of the Supreme Court ordered an urgent preliminary disciplinary investigation on Monday into a decision by judicial officials to release a prominent Athens lawyer who is accused of brutally assaulting his wife.

Ivan Jovanovic appointed new coach of Greek national soccer team

Serbian soccer coach Ivan Jovanovic will be helming Greece’s national team after reaching an agreement with the Hellenic Soccer Federation, it was reported on Monday.


Forty-eight years ago, on June 16, 1976, the Soweto Uprising broke out.

Lightly cured anchovies, cooked in the pan

We marinate the anchovies lightly and cook them in a pan with cherry tomatoes, oregano and spearmint. This dish is juicy, tasty and low in calories at 252 Kcal per serving.

Spring vegetable fritters

Capture the essence of spring in a fragrant fritter. Carrots, peas, fennel, mint and green onions mixed with flour and beer to create a delightful fried fritter, crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside.

Leg of lamb roasted with rosemary and wine 

Christoforos Peskias prepares a French-inspired lamb recipe with rosemary and wine.

Athenian tavernas: Serving up tradition

Where do you go when all you want is good food in an unpretentious setting? For us Greeks, the answer is the humble taverna. Here's our pick of the best haunts in Athens.