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Zakynthos shipwreck: Landslide overturns boats, injures tourists

A landslide in the area of the famous  Zakynthos shipwreck has overturned boats and injured tourists who were visiting the iconic site. So far, reports about injuries and possible missing tourists are conflicting with media to speak of one to three injured tourists. +++According to latest information (01:30 pm): A …

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Zakynthos authorities dismiss UK teens claims “hospitalized with booze poisoning”

Claims by young British tourists that they were massively poisoned by methanol-laced alcohol and were hospitalized are “fake news” authorities on the island of Zakynthos (Zante) told Greek media on Monday. Although aware of some problems with tourism on the island, locals speak of defamation attempts. “This is a lie, …

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Zakynthos: Thomas Cook passengers experience “hell on earth” in plane without air con (video)

More than two hundred passengers on a flight from Zakynthos (Zante) to London experienced the hell on earth, a living nightmare, at the airport of the Ionian Sea island. 214 passengers of Thomas Cook Flight MH1805 had to stay on the ground for three hours in a plane without air …

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Rare Phenomenon: Waterspout occurs off Volimes, Zakynthos

A rare weather phenomenon occurred. A stunning waterspout was formed in the sea area off Volimes region in the north-west of the island of Zakynthos in the Ionian Sea. The phenomenon appeared at 6:30 in the afternoon on Monday. The rare phenomenon was captured by the lens of a local …

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UPD Wildfires rage on Zakynthos, firefighters deployed from other regions

Four fire fronts have been raging on the island of Zakynthos after one more wildfire broke out in the south-west of the island Saturday afternoon. Due to the strong winds of up 6 Beaufort, the blaze in Agalas-Koiliomenou area spread quickly and went out of control. Firefighters deployed from other …

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Di Caprio and Lively Enjoy Summer in Zakynthos? (video)

That’s a news items from the category ‘lighter note to economic misery’. Hollywood start Leonardo di Caprio enjoys holidays in the beautiful island of Zakynthos. According to unconfirmed information of Greek media, Leonardo di Caprio takes pleasure in the aquamarine waters of Zante together with his new girl friend Blake Lively. The two …

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Briton Teen Stabbed to Death: Mascot of England Soccer Team

The case of the British teen stabbed to death by a Greek taxi driver for a stupid laser pin has shocked us anyway. However this tragic event on the island of Zakynthos (Zante) takes another dramatic aspect as it turns out that the 18-year0old Rober Sebbage from Hampshire, was a ‘one in a …

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(Upd) Taxi Driver Kills British Tourist in Zakynthos

A 18-year-old British tourist lost his life during a bloody clash with a 21-year-old  taxi driver in Laganas area, on the island of Zakynthos. According to Greek media quoting police information the incident happened at 3 o clock in the morning on the main road of Laganas. The unlucky British …

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