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Number of Britons Seeking Cyprus Residence Permits Soars Ahead of Brexit

According to the Civil Registry and Migration Department of the Republic of Cyprus, more than 15,000 additional British citizens have applied to obtain permanent residence permits since the 2016 Brexit referendum in the UK. So far, 32,281 British nationals have...

Angelos Tsiaras: The Greek Astronomer Hunting for Habitable Planets

K2 18b is the only exoplanet beyond our solar system known to have water vapor and temperatures that may be able to support life. This little-known planet is about 110 light-years away from our solar system, according to a recently...

Greek Scientist Discovers Water Vapor on “Habitable” Exoplanet

A Greek astronomer based in the UK announced on Wednesday that his team has discovered an exoplanet capable of supporting Earth-like life. Angelos Tsiaras of University College London's Centre for Space Exochemistry Data  announced the exciting new find, which involves...

Greek Citizens Will Continue to Pay Same UK University Fees as Britons in 2020

Speaking at an event in the British Embassy in Athens on Friday, Kate Smith, the UK Ambassador to Greece, reaffirmed that the Greek citizens who will begin their university education in the UK in 2020 will pay the same...

European Commission Calls on EU Citizens to Prepare for No-Deal Brexit

The European Commission issued a statement on Wednesday in which it calls on all 513 million EU citizens to prepare for the upcoming UK exit from the EU and its implications in their everyday lives. The statement, titled ''Final Commission...

Discovery of Roman Mosaic Depicting Greek Mythical Figures Amazes Britain

A Roman mosaic that was discovered in 2017 was brought to light in its entirety recently, in Boxford, West Berksire in England, UK. In what is described as the most exciting archaeological discovery in Britain in the last fifty years,...

EU Citizens in the UK in Limbo as Government Pledges to End Freedom of Movement

Widespread unrest has been growing since Sunday across Europe, when British media reported that the new UK government of Boris Johnson plans to end the free movement of EU citizens in case of a no-deal Brexit ''from day one.'' According...

Greek Air Force Wins Award During Royal Navy International Air Day in the UK

The team ''Daedalus’'' of the Greek (Hellenic) Air-Force won a prize in this year’s Royal Navy International Air Day that took place in the United Kingdom earlier this month. The Greek team participated in this year’s show with a Beechcraft...

Archbishop Nikitas Enthroned in London

Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain was enthroned as the Head of the Greek Orthodox Church in London on Saturday. Hundreds of faithful Orthodox Christians and prominent members of the Greek and Cypriot communities in the UK gathered on...

Greece Calls for Release of Seized Ship in Show of Support for Britain

The Foreign Ministry of Greece issued a statement on Tuesday evening calling for the immediate release of a British-flagged ship seized as it passed through the Straits of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf. The Greek authorities called for the immediate...