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Crete: Woman who hits elderly dog and drives away released from custody

The 63-year-old woman who hit a dog with her car on the island of Crete on Holy Thursday was released restrictive conditions after testifying to an investigating magistrate. The Russian national must report once a month at a local police station and pay a bail of €1,500. She is also …

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Mysterious death of British expat on his sailing boat in Souda port

Authorities investigate the mysterious death of a 74-year-old British expat whose body was found in his sank sailing boat in the port of Souda near Chania on the island of Crete. The sank yacht was discovered early morning Sunday near Vlite by fishermen. The body of the man was recovered …

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Tsipras’ new girl friend makes the Greek internet melt

“My new girl friend,” wrote Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on his instagram account and had the Greek internet melt. The Prime Minister with a tiny, fluffy something in his arms? He had his fans puzzle on whether the puppy is the new member of his family or it belongs to …

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Dog alerts owners on fire in apartment building in Thessaloniki

A dog in Thessaloniki alerted its owners on a fire that had broken out in an neighboring apartment. Dog Chloe barked and woke up her owner who realized the building was filled with fumes and called the Fire Service, preventing the worst. The fire broke out at 7 o’ clock in …

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On cliff edge: Torrential rainfalls cause landslides on Santorini (videos)

Homeowners in Firostefani on the island of Santorini are desperately seeking for help, after the bad weather triggered landslides and some homes are now on the edge of the cliff.   The video below was posted by the Director of Environment of the Municipality of Firostefani is revealing of the …

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Pregnant dog shot in Chania – Businessman offers €2,000 reward

World Animal Day sadly reminds of the challenge Greece face in terms of animal abuse. It was just on the even of this special day, when somebody fatally shot a pregnant dog. The dog did not particularly belonged to anyone, was rather a stray in the village of Pantelari, Chania …

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Crete: Thugs put dog and 9 puppies in furnace, start fire (video)

An animal abuse of unbelievable brutality in Gergeri, Crete: One or several thugs put a dog mom and her nine puppies in a furnace,  placed pine trees needles inside, sealed the entrance with stones and started a fire to have the dog family burned alive. It was pure luck a …

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Corfu court clears man who poured petrol on dog, scraps €30K fine

The three-member Misdemeanor Court on the island of Corfu found that the man who poured petrol oil on a dog was innocent and therefore scrapped also the 30,000 euros administrative fine imposed by police. The 62-year-old man appeared in court on Friday with “good intentions” and provided a paper by …

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