Subdivisions of Greece

Man dies after being hit by train

Traffic police in Alexandroupoli, northern Greece, were on Thursday investigating the circumstances that led to the death of a young man who was hit by a train serving the Alexandroupoli-Ormenio route shortly before 10 a.m.
According to local reports, the man was aged between 20 and 30 and had no identification documents on him.

Sand Festival | Halkidiki | August 23-24

After conducting an international literary contest, Eyelands magazine and Strange Day Books present the 5th Sand Festival, during which selected winners will read their works of fiction and poetry on the shores of Possidi Beach in Halkidiki, just an hour's drive from the cosmopolitan city of Thessaloniki. This year will feature writers Christodoulos Lintzerinos and Anna Spartali.

PAME union announces protest rally ahead of TIF opening

Greek Communist-affiliated trade union PAME on Thursday announced a rally for September 7, ahead of the opening of Thessaloniki's annual International Fair (TIF).

The union accuses ruling New Democracy of implementing measures that undermine labor rights, following the "anti-labor legacy" of leftist SYRIZA.

The rally will be held on central Aristotelous square, at 6 p.m.

Tax inspectors shut popular Mykonos bar

A popular bar on the island of Mykonos has been ordered to close for four days from Monday after officers of the Independent Authority for Public Revenue (IAPR) and police suspended its operations due to tax evasion.
As the bar had also been ordered to close for two days last month for tax evasion offenses, this time the penalty was doubled.