Greek Siblings Launch App to Connect Over 10,000 Athletes

A platform popular with tens of thousands of athletes worldwide, Racecheck, was created by Greek siblings Alexandros and Katerina Tanti. The app was inspired...

Turkish Footballer Calls Istanbul Constantinople

Kenan Özer, the 31-year-old member of the Ankaragücü football team, caused a widespread outcry in Turkey after calling Istanbul its Greek Byzantine-era name of...

EU Votes to Outlaw 10 Single-Use Plastics

EU lawmakers voted 571 to 53 to enact a total ban on 10 single-use plastic items, including straws, coffee stirrers, and cutlery. This vote adds...

Uzupis: The Lilliputian European State Founded on Aristotle’s Principles

Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, can be said to boast a neighborhood like few others: one that became an... independent state, based on Aristotle's...

Collapse of Mount Etna Could Trigger Tsunami in the Ionian Sea, Scientists Warn

Mount Etna in Sicily, Europe’s biggest active volcano, is slipping eastwards into the sea, and scientists fear that it could trigger a catastrophic tsunami. Scientists...

Greek Scientist’s Team Discovers New Radiation Belt Around Saturn

A new radiation belt of energetic protons between Saturn and its rings was discovered by a team of researchers led by Greek scientist Elias...

Mediterranean Diet ‘May Help Prevent Depression’

Following a Mediterranean diet could help prevent depression, new research suggests. Eating plenty of fruit, vegetables, nuts, plant-based food and fish may cut the risk...

Ukraine’s Mariupol Celebrates Inauguration of New Greek Square

  Mariupol, or Marioupolis as it is known in Greek, is an important city of nearly 500,000 people in south eastern Ukraine, situated on the...

Hundreds Stranded on Greek Islands after Danish Carrier Declares Bankruptcy

Primera Air, a Danish leisure airline with flight services from Northern Europe to more than 40 destinations in the Mediterranean, Middle East, and North...

The Abolition of Winter Time in the EU May Bring Major Disruptions, Experts Warn

The European Parliament voted earlier this year on a proposal for the abolition of the measure of Summer Time -- something that every member state...