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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,...

Dozens of Coronavirus Cases Recorded in Private Clinic in Athens

At least twenty-eight new coronavirus cases were recorded in a private clinic in the municipality of Peristeri in Athens, Greece on Thursday. The tests were conducted after a patient of the clinic named ''Taxiarchae'' showed coronavirus symptoms. More than 100 patients...

Greece to Begin Mass Production of Surgical Masks in Larissa and Thrace

Greek Development and Investment Minister Adonis Georgiadis said on Wednesday that Greece will begin mass production of surgical masks to fulfill its own needs within a few days. Speaking with the ERT, Open and Alpha TV networks, Georgiadis confirmed that machines...

Greece Considers ''Health Passport'' for Summer 2020 Visitors

Greece's Minister of Tourism Harry Theocharis said that Greek authorities are mulling the introduction of a ''Health Passport'' which will serve as proof that an individual is not suffering from the COVID-19 coronavirus. The Minister said that Greece will only...

Greece's ERT Orchestra Performs in Hospital Courtyard in Tribute to Medical Staff

The Contemporary Musical Orchestra from Greece's Public Broadcaster ERT performed in the courtyard of Evangelismos Hospital in Athens on Monday evening as a gesture of gratitude for the hard work performed by the medical and paramedic staff of Greece's...

Greek Coronavirus Trial "Very Encouraging" as New Cases Drop to Just 10

Greek authorities announced ten new confirmed coronavirus cases in the country on Monday, as the first results of an ongoing study conducted about the benefits of colchicine in treating the COVID-19 coronavirus were described as “very encouraging.” Epidemiologist Sotiris Tsiodras,...

Pregnant Somali Migrant at Hotel in Peloponnese Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A 28-year-old pregnant woman from Somalia who is being housed at a hotel in the area of Kranidi in Argolis on Greece's Peloponnesian peninsula, has been found to be positive for the coronavirus. Greece's Migration and Asylum Ministry sent a...

Greek Fruit Exports Boom as Consumers Worldwide Turn to Healthier Products

The coronavirus pandemic and the unprecedented havoc it has caused across the entire world has dealt an enormous and unprecedented blow to nations' economies. However, one agricultural sector seems not only to be emerging from the crisis without a scratch...

Greece Mulls Easing Coronavirus Lockdown By May 4

Greek authorities have already said that May will be the month when the first phase of easing the coronavirus lockdown would take place. A report from Greece's Kathimerini newspaper on Monday noted that this might be as soon as May...

Lord Byron Died for Greece 196 Years Ago Today

April 19, which coincides with Orthodox Easter Sunday in 2020, marks 196 years since Lord Byron, the most famous British Philhellene, died in Messolonghi in 1824. George Gordon, Lord Byron is one of the first and best-known personalities who loved...