Historic snowstorm leaves 3 dead in Greece

At least three people were killed on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, as 'fiercest' snowfall in terms of intensity and volume since 2008 hit Greece, according to the National Meteorological Service. The snowfall caused havoc across the country, including in the capital Athens, mainly resulting in widespread disruption. Heavy snowfall, accompanied by gale-force winds battered the country … Continue reading Historic snowstorm leaves 3 dead in Greece

Strong Earthquake rocks Greek capital of Athens; buildings seriously damaged

A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators. The Athens Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 but the U.S. Geological Survey gave it a preliminary magnitude of 5.3.  The … Continue reading Strong Earthquake rocks Greek capital of Athens; buildings seriously damaged

EXCLUSIVE – ‘Anybody in that storm didn’t stand a chance’:Greek storm that has killed six tourists the winds ‘lifted window panes like paper napkins’

A British father caught up in the violent storm which ripped across northern Greece killing six has told of his family's terror as it struck while they were eating on a restaurant terrace. Andy Gilchrist, 48, from Bangor in Northern Ireland, was having coffee and dessert with 43-year-old wife Katie and nine-year-old daughter Grace at the … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE – ‘Anybody in that storm didn’t stand a chance’:Greek storm that has killed six tourists the winds ‘lifted window panes like paper napkins’

Greece storm: Heart-stopping moment tourists run for safety as deadly storm strikes

SIX tourists, including two children, were killed in a pulverising storm that blasted across northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops before leaving as quickly as it had come.Over 100 people were injured in the violent tempest which whipped through the Halkidiki peninsula bearing 60mph winds. Two elderly Czech tourists were killed when … Continue reading Greece storm: Heart-stopping moment tourists run for safety as deadly storm strikes

Crisis In Europe As Greece Could Run Out Of Money By May

DEBT-ridden Greece is dangerously close to running out of cash and plunging the eurozone into a fresh crisis.  Athens desperately needs £4BILLION worth of aid from creditors but is refusing to make any further cutbacks to government spending. The payment is part of a third bailout agreed for Greece last summer as the country reached the … Continue reading Crisis In Europe As Greece Could Run Out Of Money By May

Greece on brink of chaos as refugees riot over forced return to Turkey

The Greek government is bracing itself for violence ahead of the European Union implementing a landmark deal that, from Monday, will see Syrian refugees and migrants being deported back to Turkey en masse. Rioting and rebellion by thousands of entrapped refugees across Greece has triggered mounting fears in Athens over the practicality of enforcing an agreement … Continue reading Greece on brink of chaos as refugees riot over forced return to Turkey

Final nail in the coffin: Greece faces financial meltdown AGAIN amid threat of end of Euro

Greek leaders have failed to make enough progress on reforms aimed at bringing down their monstrous debt after multi-billion pound bailouts last summer. And now begging Athens chiefs have reached stalemate in negotiations with creditors to decide how to claw back financial stability. The three main lenders - the eurozone, the European Central Bank and the International … Continue reading Final nail in the coffin: Greece faces financial meltdown AGAIN amid threat of end of Euro

Think Greece can’t happen here? You’re wrong

Most Americans look at the rerun of the Greek euro crisis with something between smug amusement and condescending disapproval. When will those profligate Greeks get their economic house in order and stop looking to others to bail them out? But, should people living in glass economic houses really throw stones? After all, just like Greece, the … Continue reading Think Greece can’t happen here? You’re wrong