First Baby With DNA From Three People Born in the UK
A groundbreaking in-vitro fertilization (IVF) technique has led to the birth of the first baby in the UK with DNA from three individuals. The baby was conceived using a revolutionary procedure called mitochondrial donation treatment (MDT). This process involves extracting...
Global Cocaine Production Reaches Record Levels
A recent report reveals that global cocaine production has reached an all-time high as demand surges following Covid lockdowns. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reported a 35% increase in coca cultivation from 2020 to 2021, resulting...
Part of Isaac Newton’s Manuscripts Were Written in Greek
Many of Isaac Newton's precious notebooks, in which he worked out his theories about the world, were written entirely in perfect Greek.
The Greek Designer of the Iconic British Mini Car
An English-Greek man had the distinction of being the designer of one of the two most emblematic cars in the world, the Mini Cooper.
Ancient Greece Meets Anglicanism at London’s St. Pancras New Church
The St. Pancras New Church is a Greek Revival church in the Bloomsbury/St. Pancras neighborhood in London. Even though its name suggests otherwise, it was built between 1819 and 1922 and was designed by William Inwood and his son,...
Bank of England Reveals King Charles III Banknote Designs
The Bank of England has unveiled plans to keep a lasting legacy alive with the circulation of new banknotes featuring King Charles III in mid-2024. The United Kingdom's central bank made the first public announcement on the design in the...
The Fascinating, 3,000-Year-Old Story of Greece’s Presence in Britain
The story of Greek presence on the island of Great Britain, the country we know of today as the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, is a tale of trading, entrepreneurship, religion, royalty, and war. It is a...
Ancient Greeks Were Britain’s First Farmers
People from ancient Greece and the Aegean Sea region were the first farmers in Britain, according to a study published recently in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution. According to the study, titled "Ancient genomes indicate population replacement in Early...
Mikey Poulli: The Blind Cypriot Boy Who Stunned the Soccer World
Being blind doesn't stop 10-year-old Greek Cypriot Mikey Poulli, who lives in London, from pursuing his dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. After his parents took him for a routine eye exam when he was just six years of...
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...