Delos' only drinks kiosk closed over unpaid rent

Unpaid rent amounting to more than 100,000 euros owed by the businessmen running the sole kiosk offering beverages on the island of Delos has forced its temporary closure, according to the Culture Ministry.
In a statement on Monday, the ministry added that until the kiosk reopens, members of the NEON organization will provide visitors with bottled water.

Hunting for tax-evading businesses on the islands

AADE, the independent public revenue authority, has embarked on a large-scale auditing on construction-related businesses on Mykonos and other Cyclades islands, shutting down at least five of them for not issuing invoices and slapping fines on others.

AADE agents act undercover, posing as homebuilders, electricians and other professionals asking to buy materials for their job.

Volotea flight makes emergency landing in Athens

A Spanish low cost airline Volotea plane flying from the Aegean island of Mykonos to Venice made an emergency landing in the Greek capital on Tuesday after the crew reported a problem with one of the engines, reports say.

The aircraft landed at Athens International Airport, early reports said without giving further details.

Strong winds prevent ferries from sailing from capital

Ferryboats were tied up at all three of the capital's main ports on Thursday as strong winds lashed many parts of the country.

There were no sailings from Piraeus, Rafina or Lavrio after the coast guard warned of winds in the Aegean Sea that reached as high as 9 on the Beaufort scale. The Perama-Salamina route remained unaffected, however, and sailings are taking place as scheduled.

Athina Oikonomakou weds partner at Gythio! (photos)

Popular actress Athina Oikonomakou sprang a pretty stunning surprise on all her social media fans and showbiz in general. The talented artist shared a photo of her wedding with her partner Philip Michopoulos. The couple, who are expecting a baby, tied the knot at the town hall of Gythio, a city where the groom is from on Saturday.