Debt and audacity

Greece has been weighed down for decades by a group of businesses that have become accustomed to living off handouts from the state. They've distorted the Greek political system by sucking up critical resources from important sectors. Some of them have ended up in jail. Others have gone bankrupt.

Mega yacht owners choose Greece for construction and maintenance

Few people have seen or even know about the luxury yachts have been choosing the zones of Perama, Elefsina or Halkida for repairs, maintenance or even construction in recent years. These are mega yachts that rank high on the list of the world's biggest and most luxurious recreational vessels.

Athens police net fake car-salesman in Aegaleo

A 31-year-old was arrested in the western Athens suburb of Aegaleo on Tuesday on suspicion of conning victims out of tens of thousands of euros by pretending he could supply them with cars at low prices.

The unnamed suspect allegedly claimed that he could provide cars that had been repossessed through contacts at local banks.

At least 100 injured in Lirr Train Crash at Atlantic Terminal


A Far Rockaway-based Long Island Rail Road train crashed Wednesday morning at Atlantic Terminal in Downtown Brooklyn, leaving more than 100 people injured.

According to the New York City Fire Department, of the 103 people with reported injuries, none of them has life threatening wounds.

Montenegro deports Russian, Japanese Aum Shinrikyo members

Members of the religious sect Aum Shinrikyo who were in Montenegro where they "performed rituals" will be deported on Monday, local media are reporting.

Podgorica-based daily Dnevne Novine writes that this concerns 55 Russian and five Japanese citizens who have been ordered to leave the country by March 28 because they failed to register their stay with Montenegro's authorities.

The most expensive yacht is docked at Mykonos

The most luxury and perhaps the most expensive yacht is docked at popular Psarou beach of the cosmopolitan Greek island of Mykonos: the A yacht which belongs to Russian tycoon Andrey Melnichenko.

The A yacht is a luxury yacht designed by Philippe Starck and Martin Francis and constructed by Blohm + Voss at the HDW shipyard in Kiel, Germany.

A luxurious yacht like no other

Over the past few years, yacht designing has become more luxurious, but nothing compares to Kokomo Ailand.

It has multiple decks, penthouse, jungle deck with a waterfall and an alfresco dining area and it would be the first in the world to move under its own power.