Greece exits its bail-out programme, but its marathon has further to go

“NO ONE buys furniture in a crisis,” laments Konstantinos Vourvoulakis. He and his father used to sell handmade furniture, but as customers became strapped for cash, they shut up shop in 2014. A chatty man with a sunny disposition, he started driving a taxi instead, ferrying tourists around Athens and offering travel tips. But he […]

At least 20 killed by wildfires in Greece

At least 20 people have been killed by raging wildfires in Greece, government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said, as cited by AP. He added at least 69 people have been taken to the hospital with injuries, many of them in serious condition. Two separate wildfires are reported near the capital Athens. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras earlier […]

There’s a Lava Cave in Greece That Will Make You Feel Like a Greek Goddess

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‘No problem’: Tsipras cool with Germany sending migrants back to Greece to ‘share the burden’

Athens “doesn’t care” if some migrants return from Germany to Greece as part of a possible deal with Berlin, PM Alexis Tsipras said. His words are in sharp contrast with the mood on Greek islands overwhelmed by the migrant influx. “We don’t care about the fact that maybe we’ll have some returns from Germany if […]

Macedonia agrees to change its name and end its 27-year beef with Greece

Milos Bicanski/Getty Images The leaders of Macedonia and Greece reached an agreement on Tuesday to end a 27-year feud surrounding the Balkan country’s name.  The prime ministers have agreed to refer to Macedonia as the Republic of Northern Macedonia or Severna Makedonija, in the Macedonian language.  The move aims to appease Greece, which had opposed the […]

The incredible life of Prince William’s Instagram-famous godson, Prince Constantine-Alexios of Greece

Photo by Anthony Harvey / Getty Images So, Prince Harry is officially off the market — but don’t despair. There are still plenty of eligible young princes out there to steal your hearts. One such bachelor is Prince Constantine-Alexios of Greece and Denmark or ‘Tino’ to his friends. Alexios is 19-years-old and currently enrolled in […]

Santorini in HELL: Greece NOW struggles to cope as record 32m tourists land on shores

Greece will welcome a record 32 million foreign travellers this year – that’s more than twice the 15 million tourists who visited in 2010. It’s the only European destination this decade which has seen such an overwhelming surge in visitor numbers. There’s no denying tourism has greatly helped Greece and its struggling economy – it’s […]

Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey heads to Greece, if we believe this keychain

Guessing the setting of the next Assassin’s Creed adventure is a honored tradition for fans at this point, and it looks like the winners this time around are anyone who put their bets on Greece — that is, if we can believe merchandise that is appearing online today. French website Jeux Video Live has uncovered […]