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Scotland, Wales Add Greece to Quarantine Travel List; England Resists

England is continuing to allow travelers to arrive from Greece without quarantining despite Scotland and Wales acting with an abundance of caution over concerns of rising numbers of coronavirus cases. Travelers returning to Scotland from Greece must quarantine for 14...

Street Artist Banksy Launches Refugee Rescuer in the Mediterranean

  As accusations of forcible pushbacks of refugees by a number of countries in the Mediterranean basin, including Greece, proliferate, Banksy, the famous but anonymous England-based street artist and political activist, has provided the funds for a rescue boat. The vessel,...

Creative Protest for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles Held at the British Museum

After closing its doors for over 100 days due to Covid-19, the British Museum opened on Thursday. Among the first visitors to the museum were protestors demanding the return of the Parthenon marbles to Greece. During its period of closure,...

N-Word Dropped from Agatha Christie’s Crime Masterpiece

The French translation of Agatha Christie's hit novel "And Then There Were None" will change its title to remove a racially-charged word already dropped from the British edition decades ago, its editor said Wednesday. The title "Dix Petits Negres", or...

Prominent Brits Express Support for Greece in Turkey Standoff

Twenty-five prominent academics, authors and politicians called on the British government to express its "clear support" for Greece and Cyprus over the increased tensions in the eastern Mediterranean caused by Turkey's refusal to accept the UN Convention on the...

Coronavirus Vaccine Developed by University of Oxford Offers Hope

Preliminary results of trials for a coronavirus vaccine developed by the University of Oxford in the UK suggest that it is safe and induces the hoped-for immune response. The vaccine provoked an antibody response within 28 days and a T-cell...

Russia Blamed in Coronavirus Research Hacking Attempt in UK

  European governments and officials in the United States on Thursday accused a group of computer hackers who they believe work for Russian intelligence of attempting to steal information about a potential coronavirus vaccine. The group believed to be behind the...

Tuition Fees for EU Students at English Universities Set to Rise in 2021

Students from the European Union will no longer be eligible for home fee status and student loans in England beginning in the 2021-22 academic year, the British government confirmed on Wednesday. English universities are very popular with Greek students, with...

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...

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...