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The Fascinating, 3,000-Year-Old Story of Greece’s Presence in Britain

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

Pytheas of Massalia: The First Greek to Reach Britain and the Arctic

Pytheas of Massalia, an ancient Greek geographer, was the first Mediterranean person to reach Great Britain and the Arctic Circle.

Why Queen Elizabeth Has Never Visited Greece

During her reign, Queen Elizabeth has visited 120 countries but never Greece, the birthplace of her consort, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Heads of Roman Statues Found Under Ruins of Church in England

Excavators working at a site that will be part of the UK's HS2 high-speed train system in Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire made the discovery of their lives recently on the very last day of work, uncovering Roman statues that had...

Neanderthal – Era Settlement Found Under Princess Diana’s Family Estate

Although the name of Spencer is a storied one in British history, going back at least one thousand years to the Norman Conquest, the aristocratic family now has been found to have another even more historic tie -- back...

British Lawmaker Assassinated at Constituency Meeting

British lawmaker Sir David Amess was murdered in a knife attack that occurred at a constituency meeting on Friday in Leigh-on-Sea, east of London. The member of Boris Johnson's Conservative party succumbed to multiple knife wounds after being stabbed a...

Greek Orthodox Churches in Britain to Close Due to Lockdown

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain announced on Saturday that all its churches will close across the country. This comes as a result of the new national lockdown imposed in England and the rest of the nations...

British Premier Boris Johnson Tests Positive for Coronavirus

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a personal statement he uploaded onto his social media platforms on Friday morning. Johnson, 55, said that his symptoms are mild. He mentioned that...

Major British Newspapers Side With Greece Over Parthenon Sculptures

Two of Great Britain's most prominent newspapers, the Sunday Times and the Guardian, printed opinion and editorial articles respectively over the weekend in which they sided with Greece over the repatriation of its priceless Parthenon sculptures. In a strong show...

''A Moment of Sadness'': Greece Reacts to UK's Departure From the EU

Greece's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the country's Foreign Minister issued two statements on Friday and Saturday respectively, commenting on the momentous event of the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union. ''Brexit Day is a moment of sadness, but...