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Tag: Lesvos

Island of Lesvos in a stricter lockdown

The island of Lesvos will enter a stricter six-day lockdown as of Wednesday, due to an increased number of coronavirus infections. The stricter coronavirus restrictions will be in place until 6 a.m.…

Fossilised tree found in Lesvos

A huge fossil tree that was kept intact with its branches and roots, was recently found during rescue excavations carried out along the Kalloni-Sigri road, on the Greek island of Lesvos. It…

Lesvos celebrates 108th anniversary of liberation from the Ottoman Empire

The mayor of Mytilene, Stratis Kytelis accompanied by the president of the Mytilene City Council, Demosthenes Hatzigiannis and Deputy Mayor of Culture, Panagiotis Tsakiris, attended Sunday’s commemorative event to mark the 108th anniversary of the liberation of Lesvos. The…

Turks harass Greek fishermen in Greece’s own waters

Greek fishermen were harassed by Turkish fishermen in Greece’s waters. In particular, Turkish fishermen seem to be fishing even three to four miles just off the coast of Lesvos in an area…

Crete added to the UK’s travel corridor list

The largest Greek island, Crete, has been added to the UK’s “travel corridor”. This means that any holidaymakers returning to the UK after 4am on Sunday 18th October, won’t need to quarantine.…

Five Greek islands added to England’s quarantine-free list

Five Greek islands have been added to the England’s quarantine exemption list, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced on Thursday. Arrivals from Lesvos, Santorini, Serifos, Tinos and Zakynthos, will no longer have to…

Burnt Moria refugee camp is a “garbage dump”

Photographs published today by Protothema, show that the burnt Moria refugee camp has turned into “garbage dump,” which residents of the area are calling a “sanitary bomb.” Less than a month ago,…