Britain

UK Newspaper Suggests Brits Should Visit Greek Islands in 2021

One of Great Britain's most popular tabloids, The Mirror, recently published a list of twelve destinations that the British should visit in 2021. Among the top-12 list, one can find many Greek islands, showing how Greek summer destinations are still...

EU and UK Agree on Brexit Trade Deal

A historic deal on the UK’s future trading and security relationship with the European Union has been struck on Christmas Eve, a week before the end of the Brexit transition period. The European Commission president Von der Leyen said at...

Greece Hails Spirit of Philhellenism in US' Parthenon Sculptures Initiative

Greece has invited the eighteen members of the US House of Representatives who have formally requested, in a letter to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the repatriation of the Parthenon Sculptures to Greece, to visit the country. Culture Minister Lina...

Members of US Congress Ask Britain to Return Elgin Marbles to Greece

Eighteen members of the House of Representatives urged Britain to open talks "in earnest" for the return of the Parthenon sculptures to Greece in a letter addressed to United Kingdom PM Boris Johnson. The letter stated "The Marbles have been...

N-Word Dropped from Agatha Christie’s Crime Masterpiece

The French translation of Agatha Christie's hit novel "And Then There Were None" will change its title to remove a racially-charged word already dropped from the British edition decades ago, its editor said Wednesday. The title "Dix Petits Negres", or...

Greece Opens to British Tourists: Rules to Travel Safely

Two weeks after most European tourists were allowed to visit Greece, the country opened its doors to British holidaymakers on Wednesday, following the gradual lifting of the range of measures against the coronavirus. Every visitor to Greece must fill out...

Tuition Fees for EU Students at English Universities Set to Rise in 2021

Students from the European Union will no longer be eligible for home fee status and student loans in England beginning in the 2021-22 academic year, the British government confirmed on Wednesday. English universities are very popular with Greek students, with...

Greece is Britons' Second Most Sought-After Holiday Destination in Online Survey

As international tourism begins to flourish once again after the coronavirus lockdowns, Greece is the second most sought-after destination among the British, according to holiday price comparison site TravelSupermarket. Among British consumers, May 16 to 30 online searches for price...

Cyprus Expects British, Russian Tourists to Return In July

Cypriot officials said on Wednesday that they expect to welcome the return of British and Russian tourists in July of this year. Tourism accounts for some 13 percent of the income from goods and services in Cyprus, with nearly four...

Downing Street Quashes British Dreams Of Greek Summer Holidays With Extended Quarantine

Expectations at nearly every Greek tourist destination for a resurgence of British tourists in the summer of 2020 were quashed on Wednesday, after news that the government will continue requiring 14-day quarantines for all people arriving back in the...