Greek Supermarket Chain Metro S.A. Launches First One-Stop-Shop Store in Cyprus

January 28, 2020

NICOSIA – Metro S.A. inaugurated its first store outside Greece, launching the first one-stop-shop “Best Value for professionals” in Cyprus. The store is located in Limassol and covers an area of 2,500 sq.m., with another 2,000 sq.m. for storage space and more than 3,000 sq.m. for parking. Metro said it has invested 10 million euros in the store in Cyprus.


THESSALONIKI - It wasn't the Twilight Zone or the X-Tapes, but must likely just a drop in pressure in underwater water pipes in one neighborhood of Greece's second-largest city of Thessaloniki that awakened residents early in the mornings with a curious, soft, uneasy thumping sound.

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Despite Huge Volcano Blast, Tonga Avoids Widespread Disaster

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The blast from the volcano could be heard in Alaska, and the waves crossed the ocean to cause an oil spill and two drownings in Peru.