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Brexit changes for Europeans

Brexit changes for Europeans

As the transition period of Brexit ends on December 31, 2020, millions of Europeans, including thousands of Greek citizens who live in Britain, should get ready for the new reality of January…

'The Athenian' has been named the best restaurant in the UK

‘The Athenian’ named the best restaurant in the UK

‘The Athenian’ has been named the best restaurant in the UK at the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards held on Monday evening. The awards which were presented virtually, also saw Patty & Bun pick…

ATP Finals: Dominic Thiem beats Stefanos Tsitsipas

ATP Finals: Dominic Thiem beats Stefanos Tsitsipas

Defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas‘ journey at the Nitto ATP Finals didn’t hit the right start, after he was defeated by Dominic Thiem in the first match of Group London 2020. Thiem outlasted…

Tsitsipas drawn with Nadal, Thiem and Rublev at ATP Finals

Tsitsipas drawn with Nadal, Thiem and Rublev at ATP Finals

Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem and Andrey Rublev have been drawn in the same round-robin group as defending champion Stefanos Tsitsipas for the ATP Finals in London. The 50th anniversary of the first…

Hans & Gretel, a dessert parlour serving up magical treats

Hans & Gretel, a dessert parlour serving up magical treats

Once upon a time, in one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods of Athens, Monastiraki, there is a house very different from all the others… every day it becomes a magical world full…

Formerly homeless Greek-Iranian woman, now gives back

Formerly homeless Greek-Iranian woman, thankful to give back

Greek-Iranian Jojo Sureh who was once homeless as a child, is helping vulnerable people across south London, by preparing and delivering free home-cooked meals. In May, Sureh set up catering service ‘Cook…

Seven Greek islands added to UK’s 14-day quarantine list

Travellers arriving in England from seven Greek islands will have to quarantine from 4 a.m. London time on Wednesday, UK transport secretary Grant Shapps has announced. Holidaymakers travelling from Lesvos, Tinos, Serifos,…

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Athens hotel occupancy rates down by 49.2% due to pandemic

According to data recently released by the Athens-Attica & Argosaronic Hotel Association, hotel occupancy rates in the first seven months of the year plunged by 49.2% due to the coronavirus pandemic. Despite fewer…

UK returns twelve stolen religious icons to Greece

UK returns twelve stolen religious icons to Greece

A nineteenth-century religious icon showing the Baptism of Christ, along with eleven other icons stolen in 2005 from a monastery in northwestern Greece, were returned from the United Kingdom last moth, the…

Former British PM: Europe must stand with Greece against Turkey 4

Former British PM: Europe must stand with Greece against Turkey

In an interview with Kathimerini, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair spoke about Turkish aggression and why Europe must stand with Greece against it. Kathimerini asked Blair about “a Turkey that is…