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Greek Minister Proposes End of Mutual Quarantines for UK, Greek Citizens

Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis officially proposed on Monday evening that Greece and Britain end the mutual quarantines that have been placed on each other’s citizens upon entrance into their countries. “If we don’t impose quarantines for people coming to...

99-Year-Old War Veteran Raises Millions in Charity Walk to Help Hospitals

A 99-year-old war veteran has walked 100 laps of his garden to raise more than £13m ($16.2) for the British National Health Service (NHS). Captain Tom Moore originally wanted to raise £1,000 for the NHS' "Charities Together" by completing laps...

British PM Boris Johnson Admitted to Hospital Over Coronavirus Symptoms

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to the hospital for tests, ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, Downing Street announced on Sunday night. The British leader was taken to a London hospital on Sunday evening with what...

UK Imposes Greek-Style Lockdown as Coronavirus Spreads

Hours after Greece imposed a strict lockdown nationwide, the UK followed suit in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Speaking from Downing Street on Monday evening, PM Boris Johnson said the country faced a "moment of national...

Britain Confirms it Will Not Deport Unregistered EU Citizens After Brexit

The authorities of the United Kingdom will not deport any European Union citizen from the country after Brexit, even after the conclusion of the ''EU Settlement Scheme'' in 2021, it was disclosed on Friday. The revelation was made public by...

Boris Johnson’s Conservatives Triumph in British Elections

Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was on course to secure a large majority in the House of Commons, putting Brexit firmly back on track and sending the opposition Labour party into a tailspin. Official results fell broadly in line with the...

British PM Boris Johnson Reveals He Reads Greek Poetry to Relax (video)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed in a television interview on Tuesday that he solves quadratic equations and reads poetry in Greek to relax.

The Fascinating Three-Thousand-Year Old Story of Greek Presence in Britain

The story of Greek presence on the island of Great Britain, the country we know today as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, is a tale of trading, entrepreneurship, religion, royalty and war. It is a fascinating...

October 20 Marks 192 Years Since the Battle of Navarino

One of the most important battles in Greece’s War of Independence took place 192 years ago today, on October 20, 1827. It was on this date that a coalition of united European powers defeated the Ottoman Turkish naval forces in...

Greece Offers to Loan Ancient Treasures to Britain in Bid for Parthenon Marbles

Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said that he is willing to allow ancient treasures to be exhibited in London in exchange for the Parthenon Marbles being returned to Athens for 2021. In an exclusive interview with Britain's Observer, published on Sunday,...