Greece’s long-awaited tourist season will begin on June 15 with the opening of seasonal hotels, while international flights will be able to head directly to tourist destinations from July 1.
A group of 16 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children and 34 adults have left Greece on a flight to the United Kingdom, where they will be reunited with family members who are already there.
A potentially deadly disease affecting olive trees in Europe could take a huge economic toll in the next five decades, researchers have said.
The flame for the Tokyo Olympics has been lit at the birthplace of the ancient games in a pared-down ceremony because of the coronavirus.
Wolves’ Europa League game against Olympiacos in Greece appears likely to be played behind closed doors due to coronavirus fears, the PA news agency understands.
A fire broke out at a refugee centre on the Greek island of Lesbos on Sunday, causing considerable damage to a warehouse but no injuries, Greece’s firefighting service said.
A group of migrants have tried to bring down a fence in a bid to break through into Greece, while others hurled rocks at Greek police during ugly scenes at the border with Turkey.
Fresh clashes have erupted at Turkey’s land border with Greece after Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government said it will no longer prevent migrants from crossing over to EU territory.
Sheffield United defender George Baldock has revealed he has had talks about playing for the Greece national team.
European Union foreign ministers have criticised Turkey for using migrants’ desperation “for political purposes” as clashes between Greek riot police and people attempting to cross the border erupted again.
Clashes erupted anew on the Greek-Turkish border as migrants attempted to push through into Greece, while the European Union’s foreign ministers held an emergency meeting to discuss the situation on the border and in Syria, where Turkish troops are fighting.
Thousands of migrants and refugees are searching for ways to cross Greece’s border with Turkey, as Athens ramped up its diplomatic efforts for help from the European Union to seal off its eastern land and sea frontiers.
Thousands of migrants are searching for ways to cross Greece’s land border days after Turkey declared its frontiers with Europe open.
Greek police fired tear gas at migrants trying to push from Turkey through the land border, and a child died when a dinghy boat capsized during a sea crossing, after Turkey opened its frontier for migrants and refugees to enter Europe.
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country’s borders with Europe are open.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country’s borders with Europe are open, as thousands of refugees gathered at the frontier with Greece.
The presidents of Turkey and Russia have spoken over the phone to try to defuse tensions that rose significantly in Syria after 33 Turkish troops were killed in an air strike blamed on the Syrian government.
Tom Hanks may officially consider himself Greek.
Alleged damp in a section of the British Museum housing the Parthenon Sculptures is an “insult” to the 2,500-year-old works, Greece’s culture minister has said.
A general strike in Greece against plans to extend austerity measures has halted ferry services to the islands and disrupted flights, public transport and other services.
Model Vogue Williams has debuted her baby bump, and confirmed she is expecting a boy.
A panel of archaeologists has granted a British TV crew access to an ancient site near Athens to film scenes for an adaptation of spy novelist John le Carre’s The Little Drummer Girl.
A television series adapting spy novelist John le Carre’s The Little Drummer Girl will not include scenes from an ancient site near Athens after a panel of archaeologists turned down an access request by the BBC and US-based cable network AMC.
The Greek government has criticised a decision by the country’s powerful archaeological council not to allow the BBC to film part of a serialised adaptation of a John le Carre novel in Cape Sounion, site of an ancient temple of Poseidon.
A new summer route has been announced from Aberdeen International Airport.
Richard Heard is a British lifeguard who has decided to help the refugees crossing from Turkey to Greece.
Pulse racing and sweat dripping, I sprint across a tennis court at Neilson’s Messini Beachclub on southern Greece’s Peloponnese peninsula.