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Synonyms for Crete

the largest Greek island in the Mediterranean

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Sarah Maskell, 34, was impaled on an iron railing after falling 21 feet from the hotel in the Stelios Stalis resort, near Malia, Crete, yesterday.
He was moved to Athens on Wednesday after telling a court in Crete he went berserk and jumped when wife Natasha, 34, said she was leaving him.
Brian said: "The first series ended on a cliff-hanger and people have been asking what happened to us after we moved to Crete.
The fishing boat, which had sailed from Syria towards an undisclosed European port, attempted to flee unsuccessfully and was escorted to the port of Ierapetra in Crete, where checks revealed the load of cannabis, worth about 15 million euros.
Analysis suggests the animal that made the tracks was an ancient member of the human family, but Crete is not within geographical area where our ancestors were known to roam 5.
The work involves developing, operating and managing the New International Airport of Heraklion at Crete in partnership with Greek infrastructure major Terna S.
They will visit Crete in order to follow an intensive program of physical rehabilitation after their visit to space.
She said a passing ship spotted the sinking vessel about 75 nautical miles south of Crete, Greece's largest island, in the southern Aegean Sea.
Today, though, there are barely more than a dozen Jews left in Crete, and much of the quarter is home mostly to Starbucks and shops selling "I Love Crete" T-shirts.
Excursion to Elounda with boat trip and entrance to Spinalonga island; visit to the Minoan Palace of Knossos; visit to Heraklion; excursion to Southern Crete including Preveli Monastery, Lake Kournas, the Kotsifou Gorge and Argiroupolis.
com/hudd 0116 279 3929 code HUDD 8 days from PS899 Landscapes of The Ancient Isle of Crete Flying Direct from Leeds-Bradford & Manchester Departs Sep 30 Crete has citrus groves, vines, sandy beaches, spectacular mountains and picturesque fishing harbours, all carrying tales of a fascinating history and offering, just as importantly, warm hospitality.
A BIRMINGHAM tourist was thrown in jail after an angry mob caught him taking photos of young children on a packed Crete beach.
A CONDOLENCE book is to be opened for pensioner Arthur Jones who died on a walking holiday in Crete.
North Wales Police yesterday con-rmed that the body found in Crete on Monday has been formally identied as that of the 73-year-old from Denbigh.
North Wales Police say they will remain in "close contact" with the authorities in Crete, where Mr Jones went missing on July 18.