Amid growing concern about the continuing upward trend in coronavirus infections in Greece, the government has decided to reinstate televised briefings by its chief epidemiologist Sotiris Tsiodras and Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias.
It was a different era when “The Island” was first published in 2005. The book became an international hit and forever tied the author, Victoria Hislop, with Greece.
With the government earlier this week deciding to extend the closure of municipal day centers for the elderly (KAPI) until July 26, managers running those facilities have told Kathimerini that patrons are yearning for their old haunts.
In “The Trip to Greece,” the fourth and final chapter in Michael Winterbottom’s psycho-gastronomic-travel series (showing in theaters now), Rob Brydon tells Steve Coogan that he didn’t realize that Greece was so big.
“Tradition is a living thing, not a museum genre.” How many times has Ekaterini Polymerou-Kamilaki repeated this phrase over her 40-year career? Hundreds, probably.
The leading Greek entrepreneur and founder of the Bodossaki Foundation, Prodromos Bodossakis-Athanasiadis (1890-1979), was a firm believer in science and in the potential of young Greeks.
The number of calls made to the help hotline of the Mazi gia to Paidi (Together for Children) by divorced parents or couples seeking advice about getting a divorce doubled during the lockdown compared to similar periods in recent years, according to staff at the nongovernment organization.
The sense of discipline that characterized the public during the country’s almost two-month quarantine was also on display on Monday, when the government started to lift the lockdown.
Four in 10 Greeks say that their mental health has deteriorated amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the findings of a study carried out by Sentio Solutions, a Greek healthtech startup based in San Francisco.
A helpline that aims to help prevent and deal with violence within the family in the post-quarantine period is being jointly set up by the SOS Children’s Villages social center and the City of Athens.
Since the government introduced a public lockdown last month to curb the spread of the coronavirus, and the focus has shifted to online transactions and social exchanges, many less tech-savvy elderly people are struggling to adapt.
Fabric and rubber bands have been sent to 346 seamstresses in 37 prefectures throughout Greece for the production of 40,000 masks as part of an initiative financed and launched online by artist Marios Eleftheriadis and tailor Konstantinos Tektonidis.
Electra is in France, Marina’s in Hong Kong, Claire is in the United Kingdom, Odysseas is in Australia and Konstantinos is in the United States. Until very recently, they each led their separate lives in different parts of the world.
The nonprofit organization Dog’s Voice has created a platform for animal lovers containing current information on restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic which allows them to network and coordinate to ensure no stray animals are left without care and food during the lockdown.
Up until a few days ago, it was a chore that had to be done. Now, my dog’s morning walk is a gift, an opportunity to go outside, despite the chill in the air.
The 8,000 kilometers that separate Michigan in the United States from Thessaly in central Greece is no easy distance to cover, yet 52-year-old financial consultant George Papadopoulos has become accustomed to the long journey.
An increasing number of Greek businesses are implementing work-from-home programs to protect their employees and the public from the new coronavirus.
The Hellenic Police (ELAS) is preparing to train additional staff for its 73 regional domestic violence response units, which were created in November last year.
Greek parents still foot a significant portion of the bill for their children's weddings, recent research shows.
What were the chances of a butcher from the village of Platanias in Hania, Crete finding himself on the court of the iconic Golden 1 Center, the California home of the NBA’s Sacramento Kings?