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Visionary Scottish Musician Sophie Dies at 34 in Athens, Greece

Scottish musician Sophie Xeon, better known as ''Sophie'' died at the age of 34 in Athens, Greece in the early hours of Saturday. The Grammy-nominated record producer, singer, songwriter, and DJ tragically lost her life following a terrible accident in...

Scotland, Wales Add Greece to Quarantine Travel List; England Resists

England is continuing to allow travelers to arrive from Greece without quarantining despite Scotland and Wales acting with an abundance of caution over concerns of rising numbers of coronavirus cases. Travelers returning to Scotland from Greece must quarantine for 14...

Amateur Treasure Hunter Finds Bronze Age Hoard in Scotland

  Metal detectorist Mariusz Stepien made the discovery of a lifetime recently in the Scottish Borders, near the village of Peebles, just south of Edinburgh, after he heard pings indicating that there might be a large amount of metal in...

Homesick Greek Cycles Through Europe to Reach Athens

A homesick young Greek, studying at Aberdeen University in Scotland, had enough waiting for the lifting of travel restrictions and decided to cycle his way to his hometown, Athens. Twenty-year-old Cleon Papadimitriou managed to cover 3,500 kilometers from the one...

London Greek Radio Extends Broadcast to Scotland

London Greek Radio (LGR) which airs in both Greek and English 24/7 is expanding into Glasgow, Scotland's biggest city and home to a sizeable Greek community. Last week it was announced that it has been added to the DAB+ multiplex...

Scottish Government Announces 75,000 GBP Grant for Refugees in Greece

The Scottish government has approved a 75,000 GBP grant to support the refugees arriving on the Greek island of Lesbos every day. The funds will be allocated to the British Red Cross medical response team located on the island. The...

“Kapetan Yannis”: The Greek Shipwreck in Scotland

Since 1974, the wreck of the Greek sugar transport ship "Kapetan Yannis " (Captain John) is located in the river Clyde in Scotland between Helensburgh and Greenock. The story of the "Kaeptan Yannis" The cargo ship "Kapetan Yannis" was built in...

French Actress Calls on European Leaders to Leave Greece Alone

Upon her arrival in Edinburgh, famous French actress Juliette Binoche called on European leaders to leave Greece alone for a while. Specifically, the actress who is going to play Sophocles’ Antigone at the Edinburgh International Festival, expressed her support towards...

Greek Man to Help Poor Families by Crossing 152km on Foot

A 39-year-old Greek man from Thessaloniki will attempt to provide help to poor Greek families by walking a distance of 152km in 72 hours. The man, who has been living and working in the UK over the last few years,...

Greek State Minister to Be Awarded by Scottish University Students

Greece's Minister of State Nikos Pappas will travel to Scotland in June to receive an award in recognition of his contribution to the economy, politics and society by the students' association from Strathclyde University in Glasgow. Pappas was awarded a PhD at...