Smoking goes up in puff of smoke

A nationwide anti-smoking campaign promoting the new restrictions on smoking in public places was launched by the Greek Health Minister.


Support for building and construction in Greece

New measures aimed at boosting investment and protecting jobs in the country’s ailing construction industry, including subsidizing mortgages and increasing tax benefits were announ


European Union court orders Poms: Pay for or return occupied land

A European Court of Justice ruling could leave thousands of Britons with homes in northern Cyprus liable to return their properties to Greek Cypriots or to pay them compensation.


Pavlidis inquiry undecided

The parliamentary committee of inquiry into the Pavlidis affair was split on whether the former Minister should have his political immunity removed and face corruption charges.


Aristotle’s park

Steps have been taken by the Greek government to protect the archeological park where the philosopher Aristotle had his wrestling school.



2009 Tourism ads refreshed

Greece’s new international tourism campaign for 2009 was launched last week by the Tourism Development Minister Costas Markopoulos.


Inbound arrivals drop 16 percent

Athens Airport has suffered a significant decrease in inbound tourism over the last 12 months.


Mum’s the word for George Calombaris

George Calombaris marks Mothers Day by sharing why his mother is special.


Contrarian impulses dominate Cyprus problem

Theo Giantsos asks whether the issue of Cyprus is hampered by contrarian impulses on both sides.

SBS ups coverage of Eurovision 2009

SBS has announced Julie Zammora and Sam pang will host its Eurovision coverage and that viewers will enjoy broader coverage of the world’s top pop tart moment.