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Tax inspectors go cyclone-hit Skiathos to catch tax evaders

Tax inspectors arrived on Skiathos on Monday, a day after the island was declared in a state of emergency due to the floods and infrastructure damages caused by the Mediterranean Cyclone, Medicane Zorbas. The audits aimed to catch tax evaders were obviously scheduled long ago, but didn’t they know that …

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250 tourists evacuated after Medicane Zorbas caused flash floods on Skiathos

Torrential rainfalls hit the island of Skiathos as Medicane Zorbas swept over the Sporades island on Sunday. Tons of rainwater poured down and flooded several areas on the island, a favorite tourist’s destination. At least 250 tourists were brought from small hotels and other facilities to safety in a big …

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Skiathos: Campaign to protect famous Lalaria Beach and its unique pebbles

Famous Lalaria beach and its unique round pebbles on the island of Skiathos are at risk due to the human factor. A campaign by the local cultural organization aims to preserve the exquisite landscape of one of  the most beautiful beaches on the island of Skiathos and the whole Greece. …

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Passenger ferry Aqua Blue crashes at the pier of Skiathos port

A passenger ferry with 170 people on board crashed at the pier of the port of  Skiathos in the island group of Sporades. Passenger ferry “Aqua Blue” crashed at 6:30 Sunday afternoon after arriving at the port. The ferry suffered a small damage in a watertight section, its continuation of …

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Pregnant Kate Hudson on Skiathos vacation with boy friend and mom

Summertime, the time when Hollywood stars spend vacations in Greece and promote  One of the first who arrived this year, is pregnant Kate Hudson who also put her growing baby bump on display. She was spottedon the island of Skiathos last Saturday. The 39-year-old pregnant actress was joined by her …

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British tourist “blown away” while filming jet take off on Skiathos (video)

A British tourist got the shock of his life, when the powerful thrust of a jet engine knocked him off his feet. The man stood filming planes take off on the Greek island of Skiathos. Apparently he stood much too close and didn’t stick with ‘safety guidelines’… Paul Turner from Cheshire …

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School Closes Due to Lack of Heating Oil

The Association of Parents at the 2. Elementary School on the island of Skiathos, Sporades, decided to close the school due to lack of heating oil.  The parents decided to do so because the municipality delayed the creation of the school committee with the effect that no heating oil can be …

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