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TUI Announces UK Air Link to Greece

TUI, the largest travel operator in the United Kingdom, has announced the resumption of flights between three British airports and eight tourist destinations in Greece and Spain beginning on July 11. The news is understood to suggest that travel...

Greek Australians Lead Way in Demanding Return of Parthenon Sculptures

The nation of Australia has taken steps to intensify the international pressure placed on Great Britain to return the priceless Parthenon Sculptures back to Greece from the British Museum in London. Choosing to speak out on May 21, the World...

Greek Tycoon and His Family Vanish, Leaving Stately Mansion Frozen in Time

A mysteriously abandoned mansion in England left frozen in time with a Bentley in the driveway belonged to a Greek tycoon who vanished with his family, it emerged on Thursday. Property millionaire Athanasios Tachmintzis, 70, lived in the huge house...

Downing Street Quashes British Dreams Of Greek Summer Holidays With Extended Quarantine

Expectations at nearly every Greek tourist destination for a resurgence of British tourists in the summer of 2020 were quashed on Wednesday, after news that the government will continue requiring 14-day quarantines for all people arriving back in the...

Greek Minister Proposes End of Mutual Quarantines for UK, Greek Citizens

Greek Tourism Minister Haris Theoharis officially proposed on Monday evening that Greece and Britain end the mutual quarantines that have been placed on each other’s citizens upon entrance into their countries. “If we don’t impose quarantines for people coming to...

Greece and UK Sign Important Agreement on Controlling Irregular Migration

Greece and the United Kingdom signed a bilateral agreement on Wednesday in which the two countries pledge to significantly increase their cooperation to limit irregular entries of migrants to Greece. The UK shows a particular interest on the matter since...

Greek Musicians in London Play Music Online to Keep People at Home Company

Three Greek nationals who live and work in London, England have decided to join forces and offer some moments of joy to all those who find themselves stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic. Marina Deligianni, Dimitris Gionis and...

More Than 200 British-Cypriots Have Died So Far From the Coronavirus, Report

The Cypriot Parikiaki weekly newspaper in the UK reported recently that more than 200 Cypriots in the United Kingdom have died from the coronavirus pandemic. The newspaper does not quote official data, however, they claim they have contacted hospitals, community...

99-Year-Old War Veteran Raises Millions in Charity Walk to Help Hospitals

A 99-year-old war veteran has walked 100 laps of his garden to raise more than £13m ($16.2) for the British National Health Service (NHS). Captain Tom Moore originally wanted to raise £1,000 for the NHS' "Charities Together" by completing laps...

Greece Extends Travel Ban To And From UK, Five Other Destinations

Greece's Civil Aviation Authority announced on Holy Wednesday that the travel ban to and from six European destinations will continue to be in effect until May 15 at the very least. ''For the purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19,...