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Tourists flock to European holiday destinations amid ongoing pandemic
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PM’s father defends visit to Greece during lockdown
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Greece economy: Europe's biggest urban renewal project launched
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Minister defends PM's dad in Greek travel row
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Plan to scrap quarantine for some holidays abroad
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Turkey's growing war of words with Greece and Cyprus over Mediterranean drilling
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Keeping rooms full and tourists safe, how Greek hotels survive as visitors arrive
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Greece COVID-19 fight prompts Athens to free public space of cars
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Greek island dreams: Summer tourist season opens
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Thousands of migrants face eviction in Greece sparking fears over homelessness
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Greece reopens to tourists, with coronavirus tests on arrival
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Greece and Spain get ready for tourists again
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The Acropolis re-opens as Greece relaxes lockdown
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Coronavirus: As shops reopen in Greece, owners fear second wave – and second lockdown
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Coronavirus live: France takes first steps out of lockdown, other countries ease constraints
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Coronavirus: England’s quarantine-free list of countries publishedGreece, Belgium and Spain are among the countries on the list but Portugal is not.
'Raise it with him': Boris Johnson refuses to comment on father breaking lockdown travel restrictions to fly to GreecePM says he will not get into the detail of family conversations
UK PM's father criticised for lockdown trip to GreeceStanley Johnson shared pictures on Instagram showing him arriving in Athens on Wednesday.
Boris Johnson's father Stanley flies to Greece despite travel restrictions and says trip 'essential' to ready second home as holiday letStanley Johnson also urges PM to get air bridges between counties up 'as soon as possible'
Many European countries set to be exempt from quarantineThe UK looks set to exempt France, Italy, Spain, Greece, and several other European countries.
Bulgarians complain of long border queues after Greece eases lockdownHundreds of trucks and cars from Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia waited in long queues at the border with Greece on Wednesday after Athens eased coronavirus restrictions to try to salvage the summer..
Greek PM visits Israel, hoping to restore tourism and warning on TurkeyGreek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited Israel on Tuesday in a show of confidence in the countries' anti-coronavirus measures which Athens hopes can be translated into a resumption of tourism.
EU borders reopening as Greece and Belgium prepare to welcome touristsEuropean Commission launches website to navigate a patchwork of reopenings across Schengen area
Greece welcomes foreign visitors, restarts summer tourismGreece reopened its main airports to more international flights on Monday, hoping to kick-start its vital tourism sector after three months in lockdown.
Coronavirus: Island isolation over as Greece lets tourists backThe idyllic islands of Mykonos and Santorini reopen for tourists, but not everyone is happy.
Greece ready to open to tourists, PM says safety is top priorityThe safety of tourists is a top priority for Greece as it opens its airports to foreign visitors, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Saturday on a visit to the popular holiday island of..
U.S. ruling over ancient bronze horse a 'huge victory' for Greece: ministerGreece’s culture minister has hailed a U.S. court ruling over a disputed ancient horse figurine as a major victory that may help Athens and others fighting to reclaim antiquities.
Greece, Italy sign accord on maritime zones in Ionian SeaGreece and Italy signed an agreement on maritime boundaries on Tuesday, establishing an exclusive economic zone between the two countries and resolving longstanding issues over fishing rights in the..
Greece, Italy to sign deal on maritime zones: foreign affairs ministryGreece and Italy will sign an agreement on maritime zones on Tuesday, the country's foreign affairs ministry said.
Greek hotels reopen to an uncertain futureGreece allowed year-round hotels to open on Monday, restarting its vital tourism sector hobbled by weeks of lockdown, although business remained quiet with international flights from its main airports..
Coronavirus: Greece to open up in two weeks, but not to the UKTourists from 29 countries will be able to visit Greece from 15 June, but not travellers from the UK.
Turkey says may begin oil exploration under Libya deal in three-four monthsTurkey may begin oil exploration in the eastern Mediterranean within three or four months under a deal it signed with Libya that was condemned by others in the region including Greece, Energy Minister..
Greece to open to tourists from 29 countries from June 15Greece said on Friday it will open to visitors from 29 countries from June 15, days before its peak tourism season begins.
Greece to welcome Germans, Cypriots, Israelis in first wave of visitorsGreece will allow travellers from around two dozen countries including Germany, Cyprus and Israel to visit from mid-June without having to be quarantined, government officials said, part of a gradual..
Greece reopens cafes, restaurants as summer season nearsGreece allowed cafes and restaurants to reopen on Monday as part of a gradual lifting of its coronavirus restrictions to reboot its tourism-dependent economy and help draw in foreign visitors ahead of..
Coronavirus outbreak: Five ways Europe is easing lockdownJogging in a Madrid park, having a Czech beer, taking a Greek ferry - Europe is opening up more.
Coronavirus news you may have missed overnight as Tory MPs turn on Cummings and schools to reopen despite serious concernUK focuses on prime minister's senior aide, while Japan and Greece announce easing of some lockdown measures
Coronavirus travel: Airport tests and hotel quarantine for Greece arrivalsGreece's tourist season begins in June - but how easy will it be for travellers to get into the country?
Andre Bent murder trial: Vasilios Ofogeli jailed for murder"Remorseless" Vasilios Ofogeli, then aged 16, fled to Greece within hours of the murder.
Coronavirus: Greece to reopen tourism season in June, PM saysPrime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis says his country has shown that it is a "passport of safety".
Cafes and churches open in Italy and Greece; Spain eyes summer rebootItalian shops, restaurants and churches reopened their doors to spring sunshine on Monday, Greece welcomed visitors back to the Acropolis - and Spain hoped for tourists to return in summer in cautious..
Acropolis sparkles in the sun as Greek tourist spots reopenGreece reopened the Acropolis, museums and other major tourist attractions as the coronavirus lockdown eased in bright sunshine in Athens on Monday.
Two more migrants quarantined on Lesbos test positive for COVID-19Two asylum seekers recently arrived on Greece's Lesbos island, the site of the country's biggest migrant camp, have tested positive for the coronavirus, migration ministry sources said on Friday.
Migrants stranded in Greece by COVID-19 fly to UKA group of 50 refugees and asylum seekers flew from Greece to Britain on Monday to reunite with relatives in a transfer that had been held up by the coronavirus lockdown.
With plexiglass barriers, Greece's Santorini island wants visitors to returnThere is a new addition at a bar on Santorini. The beach lounge chairs are surrounded by plexiglass screens, a precaution against coronavirus once the island starts getting visitors again.
Greece to reopen ancient monuments this month as it eases coronavirus banAfter standing empty for two months, Greece's ancient sites, including the Acropolis hill towering over Athens, will reopen to visitors on May 18, authorities said on Thursday.
Israel signs deal to lease drones to Greece for border defenceIsrael said it will lease drones to Greece to defend its borders, in the first military deal between the two countries which includes an option to buy the system.
Coronavirus: Greece and Croatia acted fast, now need to save summerGreece and Croatia reacted fast to coronavirus, but now it threatens their tourism industries.
Greece to ship hundreds of migrants to mainland from camp on LesbosGreece will move hundreds of migrants from a camp on the island of Lesbos to mainland facilities on Sunday as part of efforts to ease overcrowding, police and government officials said.
Strong earthquake strikes south of Crete, no word on damageA strong earthquake struck south of the Greek island of Crete on Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=853296 ,..
Magnitude 6.0 earthquake strikes Crete, Greece: EMSCAn earthquake of magnitude 6 struck the Greek island of Crete on Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said https://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthquake/earthquake.php?id=853296.
Using plastic markers, Greek workers defy ban to mark Labour DayGreek workers and students wearing masks and gloves lined up outside parliament to commemorate May Day, defying a government ban on movement imposed to fight the coronavirus.
Canadian military helicopter crashes in sea off Greece; 1 dead, 5 missingOne body has been recovered and five people are missing after a Canadian military helicopter crashed in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Greece on Wednesday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on..
Canadian military helicopter crashes in Mediterranean: NATOA Canadian military helicopter crashed in the Mediterranean off the coast of Greece on Wednesday, prompting a search and rescue mission, NATO said in a statement on Thursday, after Canada had confirmed..
Canadian helicopter engaged in NATO exercises missing off Greek coastA Canadian helicopter engaged in North Atlantic Treaty Organization exercises off the coast of Greece disappeared and search-and-rescue efforts were under way, the Canadian Armed Forces said on..
Nato helicopter missing off GreeceThe aircraft had reportedly taken off from a Canadian ship when it disappeared over the Ionian Sea.
Coronavirus: Greeks ponder ban on fax machines in state officesThe coronavirus has forced Greece to digitise the state and rapidly move public services online.
Greece opening to tourists in July but hoteliers fear empty beachesGreece hopes to welcome back tourists from July, but hoteliers expect a bleak season, fearing the coronavirus pandemic will keep visitors away and beaches empty.
Greece plans gradual relaxation of lockdown measuresGreek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Tuesday restrictions on citizens' movements would be lifted and more shops allowed to reopen from May 4 in a gradual easing of a lockdown imposed to..
Greece unveils plan to ease lockdown, hopes for tourism revivalGreek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis unveiled on Tuesday the country's plan to ease a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the new coronavirus.
Greece extends coronavirus lockdown by a week to May 4Greece on Thursday extended its general coronavirus lockdown by a week to May 4, saying any relaxation would be staggered over May and June.
Albanian seasonal workers could go to Greece in May, PM saysAlbania and Greece, whose borders are closed because of the coronavirus outbreak, agreed to work on paving the way to allow Albanian seasonal agriculture workers to go to Greece by mid-May, Albania's..
Coronavirus hits migrant hostel as Greece plans to ease lockdownDozens of migrants in a hostel in southern Greece tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday as the government set a date to start a gradual easing of a lockdown.
Coronavirus handling shows Greece no longer "black sheep" of Europe: PMGreece is no longer the black sheep of Europe, having shown discipline and resilience in its handling of the coronavirus outbreak, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said.