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Battle won: End of roaming charges when traveling within the EU

Long awaited …To be implemented soon. Groundbreaking decision on roaming charges within the European Union! EU negotiators agreed on wholesale prices, the final piece to make it happen. With the new agreement, when traveling in the European Union consumers will be able to call, send SMS or surf on their …

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Epirus: Huge rescue operation for snowed-in horses (video)

Twenty horses have been snowed in on the mountains of Epirus in Western Greece and their lives were at risk due to heavy snow and lack of grazing opportunities. A huge rescue operation was set up to move the horses in safety. The horses were trapped in the snow in …

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Antiparos underground house makes it to BBC series

Did you know there is a stunning house on the Greek island of Antiparos that is hidden beneath the landscape? The amazing nine-bedroom underground  holiday home called Ktima House has now acquired publicity because of a series of BBC. Award-winning architect Piers Taylor and actress and property enthusiast Caroline Quentin …

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One dead as “Russian” cold snap and snow sweep across Greece

On more bad weather front with snowfall and temperature below the freezing point is expected to reach Greece on Thursday. Coming directly from Russia, the front will affect mostly the mainland but also the many islands in the north and eastern Aegean sea. Dense snowfall is expected in Central Macedonia, …

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Weather Warning: Thunderstorms, Snowfalls, Wind up to 9B

Greece National Meteorology Service issued a weather warning on Monday, forecasting deterioration of the weather with showers, thunderstorms, snow falls and strong winds blowing with intensity of up to 9 Beaufort. The bad weather front is expected to set in as of Monday evening, January 23rd 2017. Rain and thunderstorms …

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“Victor” strikes Zakynthos with unprecedented hail fall (pictures)

Low Ariadne left, Victor came. And stroke mainly the West of Greece with snow, hale and rain. The new wave of bad weather is in full development and affected many parts of the country. An unprecedented hail fall hit the Ionian island of Zakynthos on Monday morning. According to reports …

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Only in snowy Greece possible: Tough guys in action (video)

During the week-long extreme weather horror, the majority of Greeks complained and swore loud about the snow the freezing temperatures the slippery roads the inefficiency of the state the mayors and municipalities the Public Power Company the Water Company the Telephone Company the plumbers the electricians the home constructors the …

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Snow in Athens: Dusted Acropolis and lots of Snowmen – Amazing pictures & videos

Millions of snowflakes started to fall short after 6:30 pm on Monday. The much expected snow had arrived in downtown Athens and the suburbs – even those in the south. The snowflakes fell quick and soft and covered first the cars, then the trees and the plants. And had Athenians …

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Rare phenomenon: Sea is “boiling” at legendary Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia

Amazing spectacle in the legendary beach of Myrtos on the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea, Western Greece. It is the moment when the ice cold air masses meet the salty sea water, normally a couple of degrees warmer than the air. According to local website inkefalonia.gr, the majestic …

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“Life in snowed in village” – Report & pictures from Skopelos

For third consecutive day Greece remains in “deep freeze” with snow falls and temperatures below the freezing point. The extreme weather front “Ariadne” crashed over the country with polar air masses at -12 degrees Celsius. The unprecedented weather front caused heavy snow falls from North -Macedonia – to the South …

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