Greek lead astronomer finds water on exoplanet twice the size of Earth

Astronomers found water vapour in the atmosphere of a potentially inhabitable planet which is twice the size and eight times the mass of Earth. The study’s lead author, Greek-born Angelos …

First person account: Remembering September 11, the day the world changed

Native New Yorker Despina Meris shared her first-hand account of a day that will never be forgotten on the 10th anniversary of the attacks, which took place in 2001. We remember her story
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Greeks Google It: Here are the most popular things Greeks want to know

Google’s search engine is tied to our lives so much that we Google things all the time to find answers to practical issues or even the deeper meaning of life. …



Pallaconian Youth present art and live music night tonight

The Youth Committee of the Pallaconian Brotherhood ‘Leonidas’ in Brunswick are hosting a live music and art exhibition on 14 September. Four young artists will display their diverse paintings, touching …


Happy Name Day to Steve, Stavroula, Stavros: What we celebrate today

The name day of Stavros and Stavroula is celebrated on 14 September, the day the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Elevation of the Holy Cross. On this day in 325AD, …


‘This is Giannis’s world’: Antetokounmpo ranked Best NBA Player for 2019-20 by Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated has released its annual Top 100 list of NBA players for the 2019-2020 season, and for the first time in the list’s six year history LeBron James has …


Greens and Blues in Grand Final showdown at AAMI Park

If Bentleigh Greens win the NPL Grand Final on Sunday, the Cheltenham based club will create NPL history by becoming the first team to win three NPL Grand Finals and …


‘Catch me if you can’ – Lithuanian former law student chased all the way by his Lincolnshire landlord to Greece

Former law student from Lincolnshire Erik Mukusauskas, 20, went unexpectedly viral in Lincolnshire after he moved to Greece without paying more than £1,000 he owes in rent. His landlord, who …


Smyrna Catastrophe in literature from Hemingway to Henry Miller

“The worst thing was … how they screamed every night at midnight. I do not know why they started screaming. We were in the harbour and they were on the …


Winners and Sinners: The bittersweet taste of the FIBA World Cup

WINNERS AUSTRALIAN BASKETBALL TEAM Rarely have we ever seen a team so under control. It’s not a matter of their performance, there are other teams in the competition that impress …


NAPLAN student literacy and numeracy test to be reviewed

After facing criticism, NAPLAN is set to be reviewed by a panel of education experts, looking into whether the literacy and numeracy test meets the needs of schools and students. …


Greek Community of Melbourne honours THI co-founder and chairman Andrew Liveris

The Greek Community of Melbourne (GCM) has honoured the work of The Hellenic Initiative (THI) Co-founder and Chairman Andrew Liveris with an award recognising his humanitarian and entrepreneurial work for …


Aris clinch promotion to State League 1 on final day of the season

South Springvale Aris celebrated a return to State League 1 football next season after clinching promotion on a dramatic final day of the season with a 3-2 away win at …