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‘Olympus’ Production Begins this Summer in Vancouver

“Olympus” is a new mythological drama series from the Syfy Channel. It is a co-production between Canada and the UK and it has been announced that it will start filming this July in Vancouver. “Olympus” is written by Nick Willing,...

BBC Preparing Documentary About Epirus

The beauty of Epirus in Northern Greece and many local delicacies will be showcased in a BBC documentary that will be shot during this summer. The director of one of the most successful gastronomy and cooking shows on BBC, David...

A Greek Comedian in London

Katerina Vrana was raised in Athens, Greece, but later decided to move to London to study and pursue a career as a comedian and an actor. Since then she has become a very successful stand-up comedian who manages to...

Old Greek Cinema Travels to London

Two documentaries about the Golden era of Greek cinema entitled “Work Like Crazy” by Aggeliki Milonaki and “From the Courtyards to the Living Rooms” by Dionysia Arvanitou and Panayiotis Koundouras were presented during the weekend, February 15 and 16...

Now Anastasiades Sleeps With The Enemy

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will succeed in his burning desire to reunify the island, whose northern third is still occupied by a standing Turkish army and unlawful invaders, right about the time Greece gets back Istanbul, which it still...

Murder in Malia Widely Covered by UK Media

The mother of 19-year-old Tyrell Matthews-Burton, who was fatally stabbed during a confrontation last year between 30 British tourists in Malia on Crete,  is urging the Greek authorities to identify and bring to trial those responsible for his murder. Mrs. Matthews-Burton was present...

Bad Weather Increases the Price of Olives

The British newspaper Daily Mail has an extensive article on its internet page, for the price of olives in Greece. The bad weather in Greece led to shortage in harvest. Sometimes the price of olives rise by 50 percent...

Kri Kri Yogurt Hits British Market

The Greek dairy industry company Kri Kri has announced its cooperation with the British supermarket chain Waitrose to promote Greek yogurt and dairy products the same way the product has taken off with American consumers and is a craze...

Coca-Cola Hellenic Gets UK Approval for Share Swap Plan

A voluntary share exchange offer that will allow Greek Coke bottler Coca-Cola Hellenic (CCH) to move from Greece to Switzerland and list on the London Stock Exchange has been approved by the British authorities. CCH said last year it would...

UK: Seven-year-olds to Get Lessons in Greek and Latin Under Reforms to Introduce Compulsory Language Classes

Latin and ancient Greek are to make a comeback in state schools under Government plans to introduce compulsory language lessons for seven-year-olds. For the first time, all children will be required to study a foreign language while at primary school,...