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Trikala: Son beheads father with chainsaw

A shocking crime in central Greece: a 46-year-old beheaded his father with a chain saw and attempted to cut his own head. The perpetrator had also tried to dismember his dead father, media reported. It was the perpetrator himself who called the police Sunday noon, whereas it is suggested that …

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Looting in flood-stricken houses in Central Greece. Four arrests

Looting in flood-stricken areas of Volos, Magnisia, and Trikala, Thessaly, Central Greece. Police arrests four thefts, while it intensifies patrols to prevent looting. Police arrested four men on Sunday for stealing two electric devises and one bed from homes destroyed by storm Daniel. the pain, but also the suffering of …

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Severe floods in Central Greece ‘drown’ dozens of villages, evacuations still due (picts, vids)

Dozens of villages in the regions of Karditsa and Trikala in the plain of Thessaly in central Greece have been flooded with the water reaching a height of up to 3 meters. Hundreds of desperate people are on roof tops waiting for rescue that it currently seems impossible. Βούλιαξαν. Λάσπη …

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Six restrictive measures in Attica, incl use of mask when crowding outdoors

Greece’s Civil Protection tightened the restrictive measures in the region of Attica to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The measures include the mandatory use of masks in work places of the private and public sector but also outdoors where crowding is inevitable. During the live briefing on Tuesday evening, …

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Body of 16-year-old girl found outside chapel in Trikala

The body of a 16-year-old girl was found outside a chapel in the woods near the city of Trikala, Central Greece, on Wednesday morning. The body was found near to the chapel of Profitis Ilias by a walker who informed the police. According to the medical examiner who performed a …

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Torrential rains flood Skiathos, Evia, heavy snowfalls in Halkidiki (videos)

Roads were flooded, homes and shops came under water, streams and rivers were overflowed and mountains were covered with snow, when the barometric low hit central and northern Greece with heavy rainfalls and dense snow falls. Especially hit by the bad weather front are the island of Skiathos, Sithonia Halkidiki …

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Drone delivers drugs and mobile phones to Trikala prison

Authorities in the prison of Trikala, Central Greece, were set on alert on Saturday evening, after a drone threw parcels with drugs and mobile phones in the courtyard. The ‘drone delivery’ were destined to prison inmates. The unprecedented incident happened around 8 p.m. on Saturday night when a drone was …

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Storm in Thessaloniki floods homes, hail in Trikala (picts, videos)

Homes and businesses were flooded and motorists were trapped in their cars when the bad weather front stroke Thessaloniki in North Greece on Thursday night. At the same time, a hail fall that lasted half an hour covered the roads with millions of ice balls and destroyed agricultural products in …

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Inmates in Trikala prison order mobile phones, drone delivers

A drone delivered mobile phones and other items ordered by inmates in the prison of Trikala short after Friday midnight. It was the second delivery attempt in 24 hours, as the first operation early Friday morning was foiled The drone reportedly landed in the yard of the prison short after …

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Innovation makes Trikala “Greece’s Smart City Flagship”, says mayor Papastergiou

Trikala is a city in Central Greece that gained international publicity as the “Greek smart city flagship’ after a series of innovative initiatives in infrastructure and services have been implemented with the aim to make the city sustainable and offer the best to its residents: bicycles, smart parking, solid waste …

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Earthquake jolts Central Greece with 5.2 R magnitude UPD picts

An earthquake with 5.2 R rattled Central Greece and had residents rushing out of their homes on Friday morning. The earthquake occurred at 10:12 a.m. on 31. August 2018. Its epicenter is located in Argithea, especially in the triangle of Drakotrypa – Pefkofyto-Oxya. in the mountain area West of Lake …

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Blood Moon rises over Greece – Amazing pictures and video

Blood Moon and lunar eclipse on 27. July 2018. A magnificent full moon rose from the east and put its spell on millions of people on the Earth. A so-called Blood Moon because the light of the Sun goes through the Earth atmosphere as it tries to reach the Moon. …

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Strong hail-fall in Central Greece as National Meteo issues new weather warning (video)

Hail in the size of hazelnut fell in the area of Pyli by Trikala in Central Greece and covered the roads with a thick layer of ice short before 8 0 clock on Friday evening. Motorists were about to pass winter chains to their vehicles wheels, notes local media trikalaola.gr. …

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Landslides bring houses to collapse, cause severe damage traffic network in Central Greece (videos)

It wasn’t an earthquake that brought three houses to collapse but a landslide after days of torrential rains. Residents of Pialeia village by Trikala in Central Greece, were horrified to feel the earth moving under their feet. At least three houses of the village at an altitude of 500 m …

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Shepherd in Trikala steals power columns to construct a pen

Do It Yourself Greek Style. You need some wooden pillars and wire? Just go to the Power Columns near by and cut them off. This is what a 43-year-old shepherd did in Farkadona by Trikala, Central Greece. He cut off two wooden columns with chainsaw, grabbed  the supporting wire, stole …

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Greeks cooking eggs in the sun as heat wave strikes with 45C (videos)

The cooking hit of Friday: save energy, fry eggs using natural heat produced by the sun. Directly by the sun. No need for photovoltaic installations and other forms of energy saving that are expensive in the short-term even though cheap in the long-term. Highest temperatures recorded on June 30 2017 …

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