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Minoan Palace in Malia flooded after heavy rainfall

The ancient workshops excavated in the Minoan palace complex in Malia, Crete, have been flooded after heavy rain in the area this week, the Culture Ministry said in a statement. Underground pipes were unable to channel water away from a nearby field that was submerged in water. The local archaeological …

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British Expat commits suicide in Malia, Crete

A British expat committed suicide in his home in Malia, Crete, on Saturday, two days before Christmas. The 55-year-old man had hanged himself in the home  where he has been living alone for the last years. He was was found by a friend. He had not left a note explaining …

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18-year-old tourist who fell in coma in Malia dies in UK hospital

The 18-year-old British tourist who fell in coma in Malia on the island of Crete died in a hospital in UK. On July 11st, the young woman fell into coma after she had inhaled laughing gas while she was on summer vacation in Malia, a resort popular among young tourists. …

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One Greek, two young Britons arrested for selling ‘laughing gas’ in Malia, Crete

Police in Malia and Chersonissos on the island of Crete arrested one Greek and two young British nationals for illegally trading laughing gas. The 62-year-old Greek is owner of a cafe-bar who next to coffee and drinks was offering also bulbs with laughing gas to customers keen to spend a …

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Meningitis not ‘laughing gas’ reason UK tourist, 18, fell in coma in Malia, Crete

Not ‘laughing gas’ but infection with meningitis was the reason an 18-year-old female tourist from UK fell in coma in Malia, Crete, last week. On Zakynthos and Corfu, police has arrested 17 people and seized more than 10,000 laughing gas bulbs in recent days as authorities are determined to crack …

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Steven Cook: Scotland Yard in Crete investigates death causes

Scotland Yard units have traveled to the island of Crete and conduct investigation about the death causes of Steven Cook, the Briton who went missing twelve years ago. According to local media, policemen and experts of UK’s Scotland Yard traveled to the village of Malia and conduct thorough investigation in …

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Locals leave flowers where the human remains of missing Steven Cook were found

A couple of messages, a flower bouquet. Locals and expats expressed their sorrow about Steven Cook, whose remains were found in a deep well in Malia last week. 20-year-old Steven Cook from UK went missing in 2005 during holidays in Crete. Steven Cook, from Sandbach, Cheshire, was on his first …

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