The formation of the United States of the Ionian Islands under British rule in Greece is a little known period of the country's history.
The body of a 33-year-old Greek man, Efstathios (Stathis) Anthis, was identified off the coast of the UK on Tuesday.
Greeks on Friday received the grim news that their country was indeed not included on the UK's "Green List" of non-quarantine countries.
Britons were urged to not make new vacation bookings to destinations, including Greece, ahead of new travel guidance is issued this week.
Germany announced they reached an agreement with Nigeria to return the Benin Bronzes, in a move similar to the Parthenon sculptures issue.
The nation of Israel, far ahead of most others in vaccine rollout efforts, announced that it had zero Covid-19 deaths last Thursday.
Vaccination campaigns have begun on Greek islands with up to 10,000 inhabitants, according to an announcement on Thursday.
The birth certificate of Prince Philip, the consort of Queen Elizabeth, was unearthed recently on the Greek island of Corfu.