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Man drives pick up truck in front of Parliament, threatens to detonate bomb

A man drove a pickup truck in front of the Greek Parliament in downtown Athens at 10 o’ clock Monday morning, stopped it in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and threatened to detonate an explosive device. Police and bomb disposal experts rushed to the spot and the …

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Fire on truck transporting propane prompts Alert Warning in West Attica

A fire broke out in a truck tanker in Aspropyrgos, western Attica, on Friday, prompting the evacuation of  a residential and industrial area and an Alert Warning by the Civil Protection. The fire broke out in a tanker transporting propane. The incident occurred in Neoktista settlement near the Aspropyrgos refineries. …

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Truck concert, crowding outside PM’s residence angers Greeks amid lockdown

A concert on a truck initiated by the Mayor of Athens and the crowding outside the Prime Minister’s residence amid lockdown have angered Greeks who have been complying with the anti-coronavirus measures for over a month. Singer Alkistis Protopsalti and some musicians on the back of a truck toured the …

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Xanthi: Greek police finds 80 migrants in a lorry (video)

Greek police released 80 migrants from a container truck near the town of Xanthi in north-eastern Greece on Monday morning.  Due to suffocating conditions many of them suffered respiratory problems. The truck driver was arrested. Several people lay on the asphalt. It was short after the tolls on Egnatia highway …

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Hotel employee on Crete risks his life to catch a thief (video)

A hotel employee on Crete risked his life to catch a thief. He jumped on the back of the thief’s pickup truck until the driver made dangerous maneuvers and threw him over the board and on the street. Together with an accomplice, the thief had stolen a 500-euro worth motor …

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Greece 2018: Pupils go to school on an open farmer’s truck

This is not a picture shot in some remote area in undeveloped world. This picture has been shot in Greece on 18. October 2018. Fifteen children are been transported on an open farmer’s  truck. This is the only way for the elementary pupils to reach their school in Chrysopigi, 6 …

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A modern Hercules: Nikos Politis pulls a 14.5-ton truck (video)

A modern Hercules. For Nikos Politis few things seem impossible. The young man from the island of Lefkada is certainly daring and loves to reach his own limits. After a his 70-meter Zulu Bungy in the Canal of Corinth two months ago, he took a new challenge: to pull a …

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Soldiers safely diffuse 250-kg WWII bomb, transfer it for controlled detonation (pictures)

Greek soldiers safely defused a 250-kilo bomb from the World War II found under a petrol station in Thessaloniki. Prior to the bomb neutralization operation, more than 72,000 people, including refugees and migrants form a hot spot nearby, were evacuated. “End good, all good!” Sunday afternoon, Regional Governor Apostolos Tzitzikostas …

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Norman Atlantic: Rescued driver says drivers were “allowed” to sleep in their trucks

Although it is strictly forbidden, drivers were so to say “allowed” to sleep in their trucks and lorries in the car deck of the Norman Atlantic ferry. Speaking live to private Mega TV, driver Yiannis Vlyssidis admitted that he and his wife, but also quite a number of other drivers …

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