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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...

London to Athens Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Co-Pilot Falls Unconscious

A British Airways flight from London to Athens was forced to make an emergency landing in Zurich on Saturday after the co-pilot fell unconscious at his controls. Passengers arrived in the Greek capital nearly nine hours after they departed from...

Greek Restaurant “The Athenian” Named Best in the United Kingdom

The Greek street food restaurant "The Athenian" has been awarded the title of Best Restaurant in the UK by food delivery giant Deliveroo at the Deliveroo Restaurant Awards, held virtually on Monday. Founded by Efthymios Vasilakis and Neofytos Christodoulou, born...

Breathtaking Monuments of London’s Iconic Greek Cemetery Under Restoration

In an attempt to protect and maintain the iconic monuments in the Greek Orthodox section of London's historic West Norwood Cemetery, the many sculptural masterpieces there are set to undergo a massive restoration campaign. The effort to maintain the Greek...

Greek Immigrant in Roman-Era London Used Amulet to Ward Off Plague

Although most of us may feel a bit sorry for ourselves in 2020, having to deal with lockdowns and other strict measures to combat the coronavirus, we are are truly not alone in this experience. Millions of people who...

Greece in Talks With London-Based Banks for Relocation to Athens

The Greek government revealed on Friday that it is in discussions with three London-based banks regarding their possible relocation to Athens following the official exit of the UK from the European Union in January. Speaking to Bloomberg TV, Alex Patelis,...

Exhibit in London Shows Life in the Moria Refugee Camp

A video display about the realities of the refugee camp in Moria, titled “Life in a Camp,” is on view at the Imperial War Museum in London until May 24. The free exhibition contains video from the camp on the...

British Police Under Fire for the Death of Homeless Greek Man

A homeless man from Greece died from hypothermia after he was ejected from a London police station into sub-zero temperatures, an inquest jury concluded on Friday. Pericles Malagardis, 63, was found unresponsive in March of 2016 outside Uxbridge Station, near...

Greek Musicians in London Play Music Online to Keep People at Home Company

Three Greek nationals who live and work in London, England have decided to join forces and offer some moments of joy to all those who find themselves stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Marina Deligianni, Dimitris Gionis and...

Four Hundred Greek Nationals Returning From London to be Quarantined

Three flights are expected to arrive on Friday in Athens, all of which are from London, bringing a total of four hundred Greek nationals back to Greece. Staff from EODY, Greece's National Public Health Organization, will be waiting for them...