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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…

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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…

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Meet Tonia Sotiropoulou, the first Greek Bond girl

Tonia Sotiropoulou is a Greek model and actress, notable for her role as James Bond’s lover in the film Skyfall (2012). She also played a vixen in Hercules (2014), and featured in…

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Two Greek citizens quarantined after returning from Wuhan

Two Greek citizens, who returned from Wuhan, China earlier on Sunday, have been transferred to Sotiria hospital and will remain in quarantine for 14 days. The two Greeks boarded, along with 105…