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Greece and Britain to resume flights from July 15

Greece and Britain will fully resume flights on July 15, Greek government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Monday. “In cooperation with the British government, and following advice of experts, the government announces…

British PM’s father dines at his favourite restaurant in Pelion

British PM’s father dines at his favourite restaurant in Pelion

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s father, Stanley Johnson, enjoyed a nice and relaxing sumptuous dinner on Thursday evening at his favourite restaurant on Horto Beach in the Pelion region. Despite the coronavirus pandemic…

British PM's father jets to Greece, despite ban

British PM’s father jets to Greece, despite ban

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s father, Stanley Johnson, jetted off to Greece, despite the coronavirus pandemic travel advice from the Government. He flew despite Foreign Office guidance saying Britons should not go abroad…

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Greece pushing for an “air bridge” with the UK

Greece is hoping to set up an “air bridge” with the UK that would allow British tourists to visit from mid-July, Tourism Minister Harry Theocharis told Reuters on Friday. British tourists are…

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Coronavirus shuts Cyprus’ largest hospital

A heart surgeon testing positive for coronavirus prompted Cyprus to suspend admissions to its largest medical facility, close schools and ban large church services. Dr Chrysostomos Kokkinos, who headed up the cardiology…

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Greece to send Patriot missiles and expert staff to Saudi Arabia

Greece will send some of its Patriot defence missiles to Saudi Arabia under a programme involving the US, Britain and France, Government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Tuesday. Athens will deploy the missiles…

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UK officially leaves the EU

After 47 years of membership and more than three years after it voted to do so in a referendum, the UK has officially left the European Union. The historic moment happened at…

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Greek PM remains hopeful on Turkey as he updates Cyprus

Greece’s Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis spoke with Cyprus Republic President, Nicos Anastasiades by telephone on Thursday and briefed him on his meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday, that occurred…

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Greece is prepared for no-deal Brexit

Alternate Foreign Minister, Miltiadis Varvitsiotis has stated that Greece is prepared for Brexit, whether this happens with or without a deal. He made the comments during a meeting on Wednesday held at…

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Greece calls on Iran to release British oil tanker

Greece has called on Iran to release the crew and the British oil tanker that it seized recently in the Strait of Hormuz. The call was made through a statement issued on Tuesday…

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British Council celebrates 80 years in Greece

The British Council celebrated its 80th anniversary in Greece with a series of activities, as announced in a Wednesday press conference with the British ambassador to Greece, Kate Smith. As the UK’s…

First Greek Library launches in London 13

First Greek Library launches in London

The first Greek lending library of London has launched with great success and aims to meet the need of book-lovers in Britain who have a passion for modern Greek literature and poetry.…

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Dekemvriana, one of the saddest days in Greece’s history

On December 3, 1944, the first Dekemvriana shots were fired in Athens, beginning one of the saddest periods in Greece’s history. The Dekemvriana (December events) refers to a series of clashes fought…

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Greek PM in Brussels for extraordinary European Summit on Brexit

Greece’s Prime Minister attended the extraordinary European Summit on Brexit, convened in Brussels on Sunday. The summit was held to approve the agreement for the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union…