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A gloriously quiet family holiday in mainland Greece  The Irish Times

My last Greek trip was a post-exam blur and I vowed never to visit again. I'm so glad I did.

Butlers Wanted to Help Lure Wealthier Tourists to Greece  Bloomberg

The Athens Riviera, just 20 minutes from the Acropolis and the Greek capital's bustling city center, should have been a playground for the world's wealthy.

Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless  Deutsche Welle

Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters ...

The EU Had to Plan for Worst When Greece Almost Ran Out of Money  Bloomberg

The top-secret plan had been filed away in 2012, the previous time Greece had teetered on the edge of default. It was code-named “Croatia's Accession to the ...

Syracuse-led USA East Coast team completes trip to Greece with win  syracuse.com

The USA East Coast team, which is coached by Syracuse assistant Adrian Autry and features SU guard Jalen Carey, completed its 3-game tour of Greece with a ...

The 10 best family holidays in Greece  Telegraph.co.uk

Greece, in many ways, is the ideal destination for families. There's sun and sand and sea most places you go. There's a particular friendliness, a hearty and ...

Greece, World’s Best Stock Market, Touts Turnaround From Crisis  Bloomberg

The world's top stock returns this year come from Greece, the very nation that not long ago got history's biggest sovereign bailout.

New Children's Museum exhibits focus on Greek history, modern Greece.  WTHR

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - It's a big weekend for the Children's Museum of Indianapolis. Two brand new exhibits opened at the museum on Saturday, one ...

European Court Condemns Greece's Migrant Kid Lockups  Human Rights Watch

This week, the European Court of Human Rights ruled for the second time in four months against Greece's abusive practice of locking up unaccompanied ...

How to Choose Your Ideal Family-friendly Hotel in Greece  The National Herald

Interested in booking a family vacation to Greece this summer? You're in luck, Greeks love children and most people – from the hotel staff to fellow diners at the ...

New Greek administration must be ready for Turkey's actions in East Mediterranean- Kathimerini  Ahval

The new Greek administration must be prepared for Turkish attempts in the East Mediterranean that could take Athens by surprise, Greek scholar Thanos Dokos ...

Murder suspect extradited to Greece | News  www.ekathimerini.com

A 30-year-old man wanted in connection with the murder of a Greek businessman in Athens in April last year was extradited to Greece from Belgium.

Migrant crisis: Children among seven killed as boat sinks in Greece  BBC News

At least seven people have been killed and 57 others rescued after a boat carrying migrants overturned near the Greek island of Lesbos, officials say.

Greece humiliated at the hands of Armenia | Sports  www.ekathimerini.com

Greece suffered a humiliating 3-2 home defeat to Armenia, a team that had never before beaten the Euro 2004 champions, and will require a miracle to qualify to ...

In Greece, a rebel organic farm goes against the grain  Al Jazeera English

The Antonopoulos brothers are leading a farming revolution in Greece, which has Europe's highest plant biodiversity.

A Local Artist's Guide to Athens, Greece  New York Magazine

Athens, Greece is the definition of Mediterranean. It's also a really youthful city. Here, Greek artist Eugenia Vereli's guide to Athens, including where to drink ...

Pyatt: US strongly committed to Greece alliance | News  www.ekathimerini.com

As tension escalates in the Eastern Mediterranean amid Turkey's intention to begin offshore drilling operations in Cyprus' exclusive economic zone, US ...

Greece to hold snap elections after Syriza’s stinging EU defeat  Financial Times

Greece is facing a snap general election after prime minister Alexis Tsipras and his ruling Syriza party suffered a heavy defeat in voting for the European ...

Wage index in retail commerce sector rises 8.3% in Greece during Q1 | TornosNews.gr  Tornos News International Edition

The wage index in the retail commerce sector grew 8.3 pct in the first quarter of 2019 compared with the same period last year but fell 23.6 pct in comparison ...

Greece to hold snap election in July after presidential approval  Euronews English

Greece's president has approved a request by prime minister Alexis Tsipras to hold a snap election, just four months before the end of Tsipras's term.

2019 LEC Summer finals are heading to Athens, Greece  Daily Esports

From the coldness of Rotterdam in spring, the LEC finals are heading to the historic city of Athens, Greece! As announced on the League of Legends esports ...

Greece closer to fully lifting capital controls this year | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

Greece is on its way to fully lifting remaining restrictions on capital transfers this year, the governor of the country's central bank said on Tuesday.

The 2019 LEC Summer Split finals will be held in Athens,...  Dot Esports

Brought to you by IKON, challenging you to share your greatest game moments and win amazing prizes. The 2019 LEC Summer Split finals will be held in ...

'Why replace dolphins with oil drilling?': the battle for Greece's marine life  The Guardian

From sperm whales to dolphins, marine mammals in the eastern Mediterranean face a lethal threat from oil and gas exploration.

Greece: Athens mosque likely to open by September, official says  Aljazeera.com

Greek capital's first formal mosque in more than 180 years is set to open for prayer within months.

Dozens of Ferrari Luxury Sport Cars Roar in Greece (video)  Greek Reporter

Residents in the Greek city of Patras were left scratching their heads in amazement on Friday as dozens of Ferrari's roared on the streets of the port town.

10 of the best family-friendly hotels and villas in Greece  The Guardian

From the peaks of the Peloponnese to Greek island beaches, all these places to stay have lots of character plus fun, child-friendly features.

Yildirim says Greece, Turkey should not let outside forces affect relations | Kathimerini  www.ekathimerini.com

Binali Yildirim, the Istanbul mayoral candidate from the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), said Greece and Turkey should not let bilateral relations be ...

Greece Finds New Footing as a Player on the World Stage  National Review

After Greece temporarily hosted a pair of U.S. military drones, Greek defense minister Panagiotis Kammenos said last fall that, “It's very important for Greece that ...

Summer cinemas across Greece offer an artistic experience with new dimensions  TheMayorEU

Open-air cinemas are an excellent place which very few countries can offer all year-long. In Greece, watching a movie at a summer cinema might be a regular ...

Lessons from Greece underline the problems with Italy's parallel currency fantasies  Telegraph.co.uk

The far-right strongman of Italy's populist coalition government, Matteo Salvini, has got a new bargaining chip in his battle to get more cash:

Italy punishes deflated Greece in Athens | Sports  www.ekathimerini.com

Italy ran riot at the Greek defense in the first half to score three goals in 10 minutes and secure an easy 3-0 win in Athens on Saturday, against a deflated Greece ...

Greece is off Eurogroup agenda | Business  www.ekathimerini.com

The next government in Greece will be the one to offer the necessary explanations to the Eurogroup about the outgoing administration's handouts, which appear ...

How to deal with anti-Semitism in Greece  The Times of Israel

From the blog of Christos Loutradis at The Times of Israel.

Lidl proceeds with additional investment in Greece of €120 million this year | TornosNews.gr  Tornos News International Edition

Lidl Hellas announced additional investments in Greece of up to 120 million euros in the current fiscal year, ending in February 2020, naftemporiki.gr reports.

Alexis Tsipras Greece government upended by conservative surge  Washington Times

European Union parliamentary elections last month shook up domestic politics across the continent. But it was only in Greece that the voting took down a ...

Greece's Rising Natural Gas Role Has Players Vying for Top Spot  Bloomberg

As Greece increasingly turns to natural gas to cut its reliance on coal, one company has set its sights on leading the evolution.

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece  Fox News

Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly ...

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece  Hurriyet Daily News

Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, ...

Newly amended rape law in Greece is a historic victory for women  Amnesty International

The introduction of consent-based rape laws is an historic victory for all women in Greece. This new law finally recognizes the simple truth that sex without ...

Varoufakis Comeback Poses New Threat to Greece’s Tsipras  Greek Reporter

Four years after the acrimonious split between Tsipras and Varoufakis, the latter is back in Greek politics threatening to snatch precious votes from Syriza.

ND Leader Mitsotakis: Strong Growth Means Strong Greece  The National Herald

New Democracy (ND) leader asked for a strong mandate in order to be able to proceed with the reforms programme and the tax reductions, speaking to SKAI TV ...

Greece Hands Out a Lesson to Italy  Bloomberg

Alexis Tsipras is a cautionary tale for over-promising populists everywhere. No wonder investors are warming to the prospect of change in Athens.

Rob Brydon & Steve Coogan Begin Filming On ‘The Trip To Greece’, Latest Installment In Comedy Travelogue  Deadline

Rob Byrdon (Holmes & Watson) and Steve Coogan (Stan & Ollie) have begun filming on The Trip To Greece, the fourth installment in their hit comedy travelogue ...

Greece U-turns over draft law redefining rape after fierce criticism  The Guardian

Greece's government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists, human rights groups and senior judicial ...

Pittsburgh Steelers Linebacker Ryan Shazier Takes A Swim During Honeymoon In Greece  CBS Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Ryan Shazier is continuing his path to recovery, but still has time for some fun as well. The linebacker was seen at Steelers Minicamp ...

Britons travelling to Greece issued with financial warning amid new euro currency rule  Express

GREECE has switched up its rules on currency transactions in new rules which will impact Britons taking euros to the destination. Yet what are these new ...

‘They claimed I was connected to the Mossad’: Meet Greece’s first-ever Jewish mayor  Haaretz

Moses Elisaf has spent nearly two decades representing the tiny Romaniote Jewish community in Ioannina, and now he's leading the entire city — overcoming ...

Student Philosophers Travel to Greece · News  Keene State College

Ancient philosophers discovered atoms, defended democracy, and questioned the nature of knowledge. But why should their views matter to us today?

New-look Oxbelly Lab in Greece selects 10 buzzy international projects  Screen International

Athina Rachel Tsangari serves as artistic director for Labs, previously run in partnership with Sundance.

Greece’s OTE faces activist push for board change  Financial Times

Amber Capital is making a *fresh* attempt to improve corporate governance at Greece's largest telecoms operator OTE, in which Deutsche Telekom holds a ...

Racist Catzavelos also facing prosecution in Greece  EWN

Last year, South African Adam Catzavelos filmed a video of himself using the k-word while on holiday in Greece.

Hold the trip to Greece, give me a Skyline Chili restaurant  Cincinnati.com

Skyline Chili is giving away free trips to Greece in honor of its 70th anniversary and Greek roots.

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations  Fox News

Greece's government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II.

Greece, North Macedonia open embassies after name deal  Fox News

Greece has upgraded its diplomatic mission to North Macedonia's capital of Skopje to an embassy, following a deal to normalize relations with its neighbor ...

Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan begin filming on The Trip To Greece  Metro.co.uk

Get ready for more Michael Caine impressions, snide comments and singing in the car, because Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan are back together for the next ...

In Greece, the line between conservative journalism and political campaigns blurs  Columbia Journalism Review

In February, Adonis Georgiadis, the deputy chairman of New Democracy, Greece's conservative main opposition party, hosted an annual pie cutting, an old ...

Greece to start building nationwide free public Wi-Fi network  Wi-Fi NOW News

By Martynas Tovarovas, Wi-Fi NOW Staff Writer. Greece is planning to install 3,000 public Wi-Fi hotspots all over the country starting next year. The hotspot ...

Introducing Thessaloniki, Greece's best kept secret  Stark Insider

Move over Athens--there's a new, 315 BC-year-old kid on the block! It's Thessaloniki, the capital of Greek Macedonia and the second-largest city in.

The Trip to Greece: Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan begin filming new series  The Independent

A brand new series of comedy series The Trip has begun filming. Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan will both return for the next instalment that will see the duo ...

UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers Tactical Analysis: Greece vs Italy  Football Bloody Hell

Italy came into the UEFA Euro 2020's third qualification matchday of Group J against Greece having won their previous two. Against a considerably weaker side, ...

French interns train in Greece | Community  www.ekathimerini.com

My springtime internship on Syros was a wonderful experience,” said Emma Di Gregory, an 18-year-old student at the Maison Familiale Rurale (MFR) training ...

Why do Norway and Greece have radically different traffic mortality rates?  ScienceNordic

Norway has the fewest traffic deaths of all countries in Europe. Greece has one of the highest traffic mortality rates in the EU.

Greece's Bad-Debt Monster Is Alive and Kicking  Bloomberg

The country's banks have staged a spectacular stock market comeback. But the optimism may be premature.

Hexo Misses Revenue Estimates, Secures Medical Cannabis License in Greece  TheStreet.com

Hexo (HEXO - Get Report) announced Thursday it received a medical cannabis license in Greece but the stock was falling following after the company posted ...

Greece is EU's contraband tobacco leader | Business  www.ekathimerini.com

Greece has the highest rate of contraband cigarettes in the European Union, which cost the state coffers 690 million euros in revenues last year, as KPMG's ...

Greece wants #AdamCatzavelos to answer to k-word video case | The Star  IOL

Businessman Adam Catzavelos may face a crimen injuria charge in Greece following his racist video that he recorded there on holiday last year.

Syracuse's Jalen Carey scores 10 in USA East Coast's win in Greece  syracuse.com

Syracuse guard Jalen Carey scored 10 points in the USA East Coast's win in Greece on Wednesday.

Agios Nikolaos on SUP Becomes Greece Qualifier for ISA  Supconnect.com

The Municipal S.A. Company of Agios Nikolaos and the Culture and Sports Organization of Agios Nikolaos co-organize, one of the biggest SUP events in ...

AEK wins third place in Greece  Eurohoops

By Eurohoops team/ [email protected] Vince Hunter scored 18 points including the game-winning free throw with 11 seconds remaining as AEK Athens beat ...

Turning boats into bags, refugee stitches together life in Greece  Reuters

Bent over a sewing machine, Fariba Amini stitches her latest design using the unlikeliest of fabrics: a sheet from a discarded rubber dinghy, like the one that ...

When is The Trip to Greece on TV?  Radio Times

Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan are set to reunite for some Hellenic adventures.

Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Shakes Central Greece  Greek Reporter

Αn earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale hit central Greece early on Thursday.

Accidental Greece-Turkey War Worries Grow over the Seas, Cyprus  The National Herald

Greek former premier Costas Simitis has joined a chorus – including the United States and European Union – fearing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ...

Greece: Is the Left-Wing Government Interfering in the Electoral Process?  Gatestone Institute

The most damning testimony of electoral fraud, however, came from Dimitris Mavros, managing director of the MRB polling company. In a radio interview on ...

Greece: America's New Key Strategic Partner | Opinion  Newsweek

The discovery of natural gas fields in the Eastern Mediterranean is redrawing the world's energy map, and few are better poised to support America's interests ...

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020  Fox News

In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base ...

Refugees in Greece concerned about state of EU  Deutsche Welle

Thousands of refugees and migrants make a new start in the EU every year. After the recent European elections, Marianna Karakoulaki spoke to some of those ...

Tourists find Balkan green lizard in their suitcase after holiday to Greece  Neos Kosmos

Imagine the surprise of Welsh holidaymakers when a reptile jumped out at them while they were unpacking their luggage after a holiday to Greece. The Balkan ...

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece  Fox News

A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece.

(Video) How Greece Turned One of Its Most Dangerous Highways Into One of Country's Safest  The Pappas Post

One of Greece's latest construction projects bypasses what used to be one of the country's most dangerous roads. The project was completed in 2017 at the.

New Foreign Office travel warnings for Turkey, Greece, Spain and elsewhere  Gloucestershire Live

Travellers and holidaymakers heading off to Europe and further afield are being asked to make sure they are fully aware of Foreign Office travel warnings.

UK issues surprising new travel warnings for Brits travelling to Greece  Greek City Times

The UK Foreign Office has issued a series of surprising new travel warnings for Brits heading to Greece, suggesting they should be careful when it comes to ...

Greece’s Next Government to Face Warning of Reform Backtracking  Bloomberg

As Greece prepares for its first post-bailout national election next month, whoever emerges as the country's next prime minister will face an immediate challenge: ...

Foreign Office’s updated travel advice for France, Spain, Greece and Thailand warns of riots, viral diseases a  The Sun

BRITS travelling abroad to some of the most popular summer holiday destinations have been warned about riots, diseases and getting boozed up in the latest ...

Greece ramps up anti-smoking efforts | News  www.ekathimerini.com

A decade after the introduction of a general ban on smoking in enclosed public places in Greece, the country still lags behind other nations in the effort to restrict ...

From entrepreneurs to athletes: Six women to watch in Greece  Financial Times

For some of Greece's most talented women, the financial crisis was a signal to migrate to jobs abroad. Others, though, saw greater opportunities at home.

Dozens of Local Bands and Orchestras Make Corfu the Music Capital of Greece  Greek Reporter

Corfu can easily be called the most musical island in Greece, with hundreds of music associations and dozens of orchestras and bands. Even the way its natives ...

Brits rate Spain, Greece and Bulgaria as the best holiday destinations for value – and Dubai the worst  The Sun

IT'S a good time for Brits to book a cheap holiday as prices plunge in many popular and unexpected travel hot-spots, a nation-wide travel report has revealed.

Wine in Greece: rediscovered country  Financial Times

George Skouras's winery, a sleek modern building set among trim rows of vines near the village of Nemea, is a popular stop on tours of the wine-growing ...

Bond Traders May Soon Fret More About Italian Debt Than Greece's  Bloomberg

For European investors, it may now be more risky to hold Italian bonds than Greek ones. Capital Economics is forecasting that Greece's 10-year debt, which was ...

First Summer Heatwave Set to Strike Greece  Greek Reporter

Very high temperatures are expected to prevail in Greece in the coming days, reaching 37 to 38 degrees Celsius.

Greece man faces 14 felonies after guns, drugs seized from his home  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Among the weapons located in the home were two guns reported stolen from a local gun shop and pawn shop.

Old Greece is waiting around the corner | Comment  www.ekathimerini.com

The Greece of the past is resisting resiliently. We may have joined the European Union, we may have gone broke, we may have signed up to bailout programs ...

Athens Stock Exchange CEO on Greece Economy, Elections  Bloomberg

Athens Stock Exchange CEO Socrates Lazaridis discusses the strong start to the year for the exchange and the impact of coming elections. He spoke on ...

Earthquake in Central Greece shakes Athens  Greek City Times

An earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale was reported at 00:54 on Thursday the 13th of June, near Atalanti in the prefecture of Fthiotida in Central ...

In Greece, a refugee puts migration on the ballot  POLITICO.eu

Yonous Muhammadi, a candidate for radical left Syriza, wants to dial back far-right violence against refugees and migrants.

Greece, Cyprus expand alliance to include Armenia | Business  www.ekathimerini.com

Cyprus and Greece have expanded their tripartite cooperation agreements beyond the Eastern Mediterranean region by including Armenia in their regional ...

After project is delayed, town machinery is left in Greece woman's yard  13WHAM-TV

With summer here, many families take to their yards to enjoy the season. That isn't the case for Jill Knott, who lives on Kensington Court in Greece. She's been ...

What to expect in Greece’s upcoming elections  TRT World

After a disappointing showing in the European Parliament, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' Syriza party has given in to demands to hold an early election.

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