Subdivisions of Greece

Two swimmers dead in Volos and Nafplio

Two swimmers died on Thursday and Friday in separate incidents in beaches near the towns of Nafplio in the Peloponnese and Volos in Magnesia.

The first victim was an 89-year-old woman who was pulled out of the sea unconscious in Anavros beach near Volos on Friday morning.

Her body was transferred to the town's hospital for an autopsy.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by cars several times

A man was killed after being run over several times near Thessaloniki in northern Greece.
The 20-year-old, who was not named, was found on the Thessaloniki-Kilkis national highway late Tuesday.
Police said a vehicle driven by a 41-year-old woman hit the pedestrian who was subsequently struck by several more vehicles.
An investigation into the death is ongoing.

The coronavirus party

For all those beach bars across Greece that have been violating the ban on overcrowding, with their patrons reveling in a carefree, holiday mood, the imposition of controls to prevent the spread of the coronavirus is proving to be extremely difficult and the imposition of penalties and fines is so complicated that it ends up almost impossible to do so.

Balkan tourists packing their camper vans for northern Greece

In Gevgelija, North Macedonia, Alexander Alexov is preparing to make the road trip to Greece. The border between the two countries reopens on June 15, which means he will be able to travel to the Halkidiki peninsula. Over the past 30 years, Alexov has spent most summers at the Armenistis campsite in Sithonia.