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Kos island news and views

Kos lies in the middle of the Dodecanese chain of Greek islands that follow the Turkish coastline between Rhodes, in the south, and Patmos, in the north. Kos holidays are hugely popular with the British and Kos is one of the best for a typical beach holiday. As well as the nightlife of Kos Town and a plethora of sandy beach resorts, Kos also offers some of the best archaeological sites in the Mediterranean.

Toddler Ben went missing on Kos
Kos toddler

Police on the holiday island of Kos have started a new search for the remains of British toddler Ben Needham who went missing on the island more than 20 years ago. Specialist police officers from the UK are in Kos to excavate a mound of rubble ...

Tingaki beach on the island of Kos
Kos holiday plea

The people of Kos have been urged to show restraint in dealing with visitors on holiday in Kos if the Greek island is to survive the current economic turmoil. The warning comes as holiday bookings to Kos take a tumble in the wake of austerity measures . . .

Mastichari beach on Kos
Kos offers the best

Nestled in the South Aegean Sea is Kos, a small island that offers both peace and tranquillity with a party atmosphere at night. If you're looking at last minute holidays there can be no finer choice than Kos to escape the cold winter days . . .

Toddler Ben went missing on Kos
Kos boy case re-opens

Greek Police are to re-open the case of the missing boy Ben Needham who disappeared 20 years ago on a Kos holiday. Ben's mother Kerry Grist has talked to top Greek detectives and prosecutors . . .

Popular Psalidi beach on Kos
Kos attack

Visitors on holiday in Kos have been warned to take care when out walking at night following an attack on a British couple. The young couple were attacked by youths while returning to their Kos hotel in the Psalidi holiday resort . . .

Mastihari beach on Kos
Bumper holiday month for Kos

Kos island Greece is celebrating a bumper month for tourist holiday visitors in August 2011. The number of Kos holiday visitors landing at the island's airport topped 190,000 in August . . .

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