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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…

Passengers from the UK test negative for Covid-19 1

Passengers from the UK test negative for Covid-19

All passengers who arrived on direct flights from the United Kingdom on July 15-16, have so far tested negative for Covid-19. According to government sources, 1,366 tests were carried out on July…

Greek airports open to flights from the United Kingdom

Greek airports open to flights from the United Kingdom

The first direct flight from the UK landed at Ioannis Kapodistrias airport in Corfu on Wednesday. To celebrate, the plane was welcomed with a water arch. It is recalled that Greece’s borders…

Greece considers welcoming American tourists soon 2

Greece considers welcoming American tourists soon

Greece is examining the resumption of flights from non-EU countries, such as the US, Government spokesman Stelios Petsas stated. During his daily press briefing, Petsas noted that direct flights from the UK…

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…

Greece pushing for an "air bridge" with the UK 6

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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EU Calls for voluntary use of coronavirus tracing app

One of the latest announcements by the European Commission encourages travellers to use virus-tracing apps so that Covid-19 restrictions may be lifted earlier and travel can resume, raising privacy concerns in the…

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Greece’s proposal to the EU to restart tourism

Greece is calling on the European Commission to adapt its proposal for a pre-travel coronavirus test to be instituted across the EU in order to allow travel to begin once the lockdown…

Greece and UK to collaborate on tackling migration crisis

Greece and UK to collaborate on tackling migration crisis

Greece’s Ministry of Migration and Asylum on Wednesday announced the signing of an agreement with the United Kingdom in intelligence sharing and cooperation in their efforts to tackle the migration crisis. According…

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Deputy Minister gives clarifications on repatriation of Greeks

Only Greek citizens that have very specific reasons to return to Greece are eligible for repatriation, according to the country’s Deputy Minister of Civil Protection and Crisis Management, Nikos Hardalias, GTP Headlines…

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