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UK 2021 Holiday Bookings for Greece Rise By Astonishing 96%

The holiday bookings of British nationals to Greece for 2021 have risen recently by a stunning 96 percent, travel agency Skyscanner has confirmed.

Greece in Talks with the UK to Create Tourism Corridor

Soon, vaccinated British citizens may be able to travel to Greece without any restrictions whatsoever, according to Greek Minister of Tourism Haris Theoharis. Greece has entered into preliminary discussions with the UK regarding tourism, Theoharis stated, and may allow vaccinated...

Prince Charles Invited to Greece to Celebrate Bicentennial of Independence

According to a royal source speaking to ITV, Prince Charles is "keen" on attending the bicentennial of Greece's War of Independence in the country. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis invited Charles, Prince of Wales, to attend the parade honoring the...

Greek PM Mitsotakis Sees Strong Rebound in Tourism in 2021

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis forecast a strong rebound in tourism in the summer of 2021, saying speedy vaccination drives in key markets for Greece, including Britain and Israel, will pave the way for tourists to return despite the...

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...

Brexit: The Changes Greek Citizens Need to Be Aware of From January 1

As the transition period of Brexit ends on December 31, 2020, millions of Europeans, among which thousands of Greek citizens who live in Britain, should get ready for the new reality of January 1, 2021. London and Brussels managed to...

New Corona Variant: How Dangerous is it? What Does it Mean for the Vaccine?

As European Union officials meet on Monday to discuss a coordinated response to a new, even more infectious coronavirus variant in the UK, which has led many countries to impose travel bans, an expert in the evolution of pathogens...

EU Counties Ban UK Flights Over New Variant of Coronavirus

Several European countries placed new restrictions on travel to and from the United Kingdom on Sunday due to concern over a new strain of the coronavirus that is spreading rapidly there. The Netherlands banned passenger flights from the UK until...

British Woman Becomes First in the World to Receive Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

A 90-year-old woman from Northern Ireland has become the first person in the world to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine outside trial conditions. Margaret Keenan said she felt "so privileged" to receive the shot at University Hospital, Coventry. The UK will...

UK Becomes the First Country in the World to Approve Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

The UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for widespread use. British regulator MHRA, says the shot, which offers up to 95% protection against Covid-19 illness, is safe for roll out beginning...