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31/12/2014: Local News In Brief

31/12/2014: Local News In Brief

“From all of us in Chania Post, we wish you the best for 2015… Happy New Year!” At the end of the day, the most important news headlines from Crete: CHANIA Showers, storms and snow all over Crete (photos) Inquest date for walker Arthur Jones who died on Crete Stavros Theodorakis, head of “Potami” political […]

Hundreds of people in the Municipal Market of Chania for a meze and a glass of tsikoudia

Hundreds of people in the Municipal Market of Chania for a meze and a glass of tsikoudia

Barbecues, a glass of wine or tsikoudia, plenty of meze, wishes for a happy new year and hundreds of people… this was the traditional “scenery” in the Municipal Market of Chania until late in the evening. “Pantermakia” were playing Cretan traditional music and… kefi was up high. The Deputy Governor of Chania, Mr. Apostolos Voulgarakis, […]

New arrivals record for Chania airport during Christmas

New arrivals record for Chania airport during Christmas

Arrivals were doubled comparing to 2013 for Chania airport “Giannis Daskalogiannis”, during Christmas. From December 26 until December 31, arrivals were 6.099 (3.246 in 2013). From December 26 until December 31, departures were 6.568 (3.322 in 2013).

All prefectures of Crete are standby. Showers, storms and snow all over the island

All prefectures of Crete are standby. Showers, storms and snow all over the island

Showers, storms and snow… winter weather all over Crete, as National Weather Service had predicted. All scheduled events for the New Year in front of the Municipal Market of Chania were cancelled, due to bad weather. The arrival of Santa Claus in Agios Nikolaos, Lassithi was also cancelled. Prohibotive departure from the port of Piraeus, […]

Third dead Greek in “Norman Atlantic. Crew ‘may have fled ship’… Norman Atlantic survivors speak of chaos and panic

Third dead Greek in “Norman Atlantic. Crew ‘may have fled ship’… Norman Atlantic survivors speak of chaos and panic

Greece’s Coast Guard has identified Nikolaos Paraschis as the third victim of last Sunday’s Norman Atlantic ferry disaster. His body was identified in Italy. Meanwhile, an Aegean Air plane from Brindisi, carrying 107 Greeks rescued from the flaming ferry, landed at ‘Eleftherios Venizelos’ airport in Athens at 15:35. Of these, 22 were taken to the northern […]

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