Katerina P. has a job that brings in around 1,500 euros a month. Up until a few years ago, this was a very decent amount that allowed her not just to survive in relative comfort, but also to have an active social life, to go out with friends for a meal or a drink, sometimes […]


09.02.2024 / 10:33

It was early on the morning of February 7, 1997, when a force of riot police and soldiers started deflating the tires of the tractors of protesting farmers on the national highway at Mikrothives in Central Greece.

21.12.2023 / 20:23

Hundreds of articles are published in newspapers and magazines, traditional and digital, every December about the food and culinary trends that are expected in the year that lies ahead. The “predictions” for 2024 are already raging. Will Peruvian cuisine, ceviche and tiradito still be in vogue? Which famous chefs will add more stars to their […]

16.12.2023 / 22:05

It would be highly beneficial to have information about the financial stability of municipalities, the fiscal prudence of mayors, and their contributions to civil protection, environmental initiatives, and enhancing citizens’ daily lives before each local election.

09.09.2023 / 16:08

Understanding the intent behind Shipping Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis’ statement following the tragic death of 36-year-old Antonis Karyotis is challenging.

22.07.2023 / 22:46

In February 2021, the then-minister of education, Niki Kerameus, declared in Parliament, “Let the smell of fear and lawlessness in the universities, which thrives there and nowhere else in the country, be dissolved once and for all.” That was the day the draft law on universities was voted on, which included the introduction of the […]

06.07.2023 / 15:18

In September 2013, following the murder of anti-fascist rapper Pavlos Fyssas, the Greek authorities launched a crackdown on the leadership of Golden Dawn. A person who is now 17 years old and has just voted for the first time in the May and June elections was only 7 back then.

14.04.2023 / 21:41

In the bruised face of archaeologist Manolis Psarros, who was beaten by unidentified men in northern Athens a few weeks ago, we saw the Mykonos of gangs, thugs, rackets and dirty money.

24.02.2023 / 21:42

“By 2050, 800,000 people [in Greece] will be over the age of 65. We currently have around 350,000 people over 85. In 2050 this age group will include about 150,000 to 200,000 more people.

30.01.2023 / 07:12

Initiatives promoting urban vegetable gardens have existed in the past in Greece, with some municipal authorities setting aside a few parcels of land for people who want to grow their own tomatoes, lettuces and other produce.

09.10.2022 / 18:01

Aware that for many it was a matter of survival, the rest of society showed compassion and often turned a blind eye. To what? To the blatant disregard for laws and regulations by certain people in the cafe, restaurant and bar business.

24.09.2022 / 23:00

Last weekend, I watched the last episode of “Tehran,” produced by Apple TV. It is an excellent spy series with action, tension and many twists and turns that, despite its title, was not shot in Tehran, but in Athens.

15.07.2022 / 21:43

Just a few days after NASA released images of the distant universe from the James Webb Space Telescope, Greek researcher Polychronis Patapis, a member of the team and one of the first to see them, said in comments to Kathimerini that “an exciting road has just opened up and is expected to hold many surprises.”