Thessaloniki street renamed after Kampanos

A street in the northern city of Thessaloniki was renamed on Tuesday in honor of Alkis Kampanos, a 19-year-old who was murdered on February 1, 2022 by a gang of youths in an attack that was connected to soccer fan rivalries.

Clearing Thessaloniki’s streets of abandoned motorcycles

As part of the ongoing effort to upgrade public spaces in the northern port city of Thessaloniki, local authorities have begun coordinated actions to remove mopeds and motorcycles that have been abandoned on streets and sidewalks not only in the center but in all neighborhoods

Car plunged into water in Thessaloniki

A car plunged into the water in Thessaloniki on Wednesday. Its 45-year-old driver was rescued from the car and taken to hospital in an unconscious state. The car was later pulled out of the water by a crane.

Thessaloniki doc fest keeping it real

In his 1968 “Don’t Look Back,” Donn Alan Pennebaker gave us a portrait of Bob Dylan that exposed little-known aspects of the legendary American folk singer-songwriter’s character, showing him to be a spiteful, shallow and humorless man as he followed him on tour in the United Kingdom in 1965. In one […]

Girl (2) found dead in Thessaloniki municipal nursery

Officials in Thessaloniki are expected to order a sworn investigation into the causes of the death of a 2.5-year-old girl at a nursery in the city. The girl was found dead on Friday morning by employees at the Agios Stylianos municipal nursery.

Israeli envoy, KIS decry Holocaust mural vandalism

The Ambassador of Israel to Greece Noam Katz and the Central Board of Jewish Communities in Greece (KIS) condemned the latest defacing of a mural in Thessaloniki marking the deportation of the city’s Jewish community to Nazi death camps.

Foreign Ministry condemns vandalism of Jewish Monument

The Foreign Ministry has “unequivocally” condemned the desecration, with Nazi symbols, of the monument dedicated to the old Jewish Cemetery of Thessaloniki on the premises of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

PM in Thessaloniki for key road project

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis plans to be in Thessaloniki on Monday for the signing of a landmark road construction project that is expected to significantly reduce traffic congestion in the northern port city.