What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? | Athens | August 17

"Park Your Cinema" is back for the summer season with free screenings of classic films on a giant screen in the park at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center. On Saturday, August 17, the screening on the SNFCC's Great Lawn will be Robert Aldrich's psychological thriller "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" from 1962, starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford.

Migrant bites police officer in Thessaloniki

A 23-year-old Iranian migrant was arrested on Friday in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, after reportedly biting a riot police officer's leg.
The incident occurred when police were dispatched to break up a minor scuffle that the man was involved in at a migrant center in an area near Thessaloniki's main train station.

Beating the Heat at Bulgarian Mud 'Spa'

If you're tiring of T-shirts and wide-brimmed hats to beat the summer heat, inspiration may be at hand from a Bulgarian summer tradition — rolling around in the mud, reports Saudi Gazette. 
Every summer thousands of locals and tourists flock to an improvised mud-and-lye "spa" on the edge of an open-air salt factory near the Black Sea city of Burgas.

Ex-race car driver says road accidents in Greece tantamount to 'genocide'

A veteran Greek race car driver and road safety activist has likened the number of traffic deaths in the country over the past 50 years to "genocide" and calls on the new government to start educating motorists on proper driving behavior when they're still children.

Blow-Up | Athens | July 24

Sponsored by the Italian Embassy and Italian Cultural Institute, the next screening of the Athens Open Air Film Festival is "Blow-Up," a 1966 thriller by Michaelangelo Antonioni. "Blow-Up" follows Thomas (David Hemmings), a London photographer who discovers a strange figure lurking in the background of one of his photographs.