Coronary disease in Crete

Coronary disease has become a scourge for Cretans. According to Dr George Kochiadakis, head of the Invasive Cardiology Clinic of Heraklion University Hospital, coronary disease is found in 70% of patients submitted to a angiocardiogram in Crete

Formula 1 racetrack in Crete

The first meeting for the creation of the first Formula 1 racetrack in Greece was held at Heraklion Prefecture

Colours of Southern Crete

A day in Tymbaki and Pitsidia in southern Crete

New look for Eleftherias Square in Heraklion

eleftherias square in heraklion
In a few months' time, Eleftherias Square in Heraklion will have a new look

Souvlaki shops in Heraklion

Souvlaki shops in Heraklion town centre never close, feeding locals and tourists 24/7 with tasty souvlaki and gyros

Crete ravaged by rains

rain
The autumn rains in October and November were destructive in Crete, especially in Almirida, Kalives, Zaros and Viannos

Music award for Evanthia Reboutsika

Music award for Evanthia Reboutsika

New roads in Heraklion Prefecture in Crete

Realization of three major Heraklion road projects

Overgrazing is turning the mountain pastures of Crete into a desert

Overgrazing has ravaged the mountains of Crete and measures must be taken in order to prevent the desertification of our land

Breast Cancer Vaccine

The breast cancer vaccine offered at Heraklion University Hospital for the past four years increased patients' chances of survival.

Program of the Rethymnon Carnival 2007

Program of the Rethymnon Carnival 2007

British woman pushed out of the window in Stalis

A drunken British tourist is alleged to have pushed his girlfriend out of a hotel window in Stalis.

Crete Events in December 2006 and January 2007

Christmas Bazaar in Hersonissos, free dance courses in Heraklion, evangelical mass in German language in Heraklion

End of “El Greco” shooting in Crete

poster for film El Greco
Dozens of Cretans and Heraklion residents were called upon to play minor parts in the film

Our Cretan Dog

Boomer is our Cretan dog and he came into our life in 2006 when we found our new dog in a small town in Crete. It was love at first sight between this four-months-old dog and me

Increase in thyroid cancer in Crete

Cases of patients with thyroid cancer in Crete have increased worryingly in recent years

Half of Greeks are on a diet

55% of Greek consumers have been on a diet this year and tried to lose weight not through a healthy diet and exercise, but by artificial means offered by weight-loss institutes