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Gruesome death of butcher shop worker in the grinder

A 50-year-old woman found a gruesome death in a butcher shop in Messolonghi, western Greece, on Friday. She was caught into the mincing machine she was cleaning and died of extensive bleeding. The tragedy took place in front of the eyes of her 14-year-old daughter who was accompanying her mother …

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Olympic Stadium OAKA shut down due to static problems

All activities at the Olympic Stadium and the Velodrome at the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens (OAKA) have been suspended since Friday night due to safety reasons. According to a statement issued by the stadium management, suspended have been also all activities at the central circulation spine for the complex …

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Half ton of cocaine branded with Nazi symbol seized in Thessaloniki

Swastika-branded cocaine were seized in Thessaloniki and seven people were arrested as members of a criminal gang that smuggled 585 kilograms of cocaine from Latin America. The alleged ringleader of the gang, which had been under police surveillance, is a 50-year-old Albanian national and the gang included his wife, his …

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Passenger injured when roof part of public bus falls on her head

A passenger on a public bus in Thessaloniki was injured when a part of the vehicle roof detached and fell on the head of the young woman. The roof part was not particularly small if one sees the released pictures. According to state broadcaster ERT, an ambulance was called to …

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Appeals Court upheld life sentence for Caroline ‘s murderer

The Mixed Jury Court of Appeal in Athens upheld the life imprisonment sentence for Babis Anagnostopoulos who murdered his 19-year-old British wife, Caroline Crouch, in May 2021. Anagnostopoulos,now 34, was also sentenced to 11.5 years in prison and fined 21,000 euros for strangling his wife’s puppy and obstructing justice as …

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Samaria Gorge closed to visitors on Sept 29, due to weather

The Natural Environment and Climate Change Organization has decided to close the Samaria Gorge on the island of Crete on Friday, September 29, 2023 after taking into account the meteorological forecast for rainfalls in the Gorge and the wider area. The decision has been reportedly taken for the safety of …

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Helicopter crashes in North Evia – Two on board (video)

A helicopter crashed in the sea off northern Evia short after taking off from Mantoudi village in northern Evia. The pilot and allegedly one passenger were on board. Search And Rescue (SAR) operation underway. At the time of the crash, there was a strong rainfall, haze, low cloudiness and bad …

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Storm ELIAS bring massive flooding in Volos and Pilion (videos)

Residents of Volos in the Magnissia prefecture were ordered to stay indoors by police as of 18:40 on Wednesday and were forbidden to travel, as storm ELIAS hits the region with very heavy rainfalls since the afternoon, flooding roads, basements, home and businesses. Dozens of people are reportedly trapped in …

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First public opinion poll after Kasselakis wins SYRIZA leadership

The first nationwide public opinion poll after Stefanos Kasselakis won the leadership of main opposition party, left-wing SYRIZA was published on Wednesday evening. Conducted by Opinion Poll on behalf of Action24 TV showed that ruling party New Democrasy is losing in the preference of respondents, who were also not particularly …

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Spectacular Waterspout in Evia (video)

A spectacular waterspout occurred in the island of Evia. The unique phenomenon , especially due to its size, was recorded by a local resident, Spiros Sorips and posted on social media. Video: The island of Evia was hit by stormy weather front ELIAS on Wednesday, casuing floods and destruction in …

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