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# greece - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Croatia close in on ticket to Russia 2018 as they fire four and ease past Greece
# Cruising
From The42
# Cruising

Croatia close in on ticket to Russia 2018 as they fire four and ease past Greece

Nov 9th 2017, 10:11 PM 8,788 Views 7 Comments

The game finished 4-1 in Zagreb.

# greece - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity
# Transgender
# Transgender

Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity

Oct 10th 2017, 3:03 PM 8,530 Views 46 Comments

People can also make the decision from the age of 15.

# greece - Saturday 29 July, 2017

A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece

Jul 29th 2017, 8:45 AM 53,582 Views 42 Comments

The ticket mix-up at Charles de Gaulle airport was not noticed by airline staff.

# greece - Friday 21 July, 2017

Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake
# Travel Agent
# Travel Agent

Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake

Jul 21st 2017, 5:30 PM 16,771 Views 14 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said there are no indications of any Irish citizens being involved in the earthquake.

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey
# Devastation
# Devastation

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey

Jul 21st 2017, 7:22 AM 22,569 Views 5 Comments

The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.

# greece - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Jul 6th 2017, 7:42 AM 9,191 Views 47 Comments

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

# greece - Monday 26 June, 2017

Irish teenager drowns in Crete swimming pool
# Drowning
# Drowning

Irish teenager drowns in Crete swimming pool

Jun 26th 2017, 1:29 PM 51,615 Views 9 Comments

She was found unconscious in the pool.

# greece - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar
# Anti-austerity Protests
# Anti-austerity Protests

Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar

Jun 22nd 2017, 8:35 PM 22,129 Views 28 Comments

Greek workers are protesting against staff shortages that have resulted from terminating hundreds of short-term contracts.

# greece - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey
# Left With Nothing
# Left With Nothing

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey

Jun 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 13,114 Views 20 Comments

Dutch-Irish artist Annabel Konig spent a month in the migrant accommodation centres in Athens in early May.

# greece - Saturday 27 May, 2017

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet
# New Discovery
# New Discovery

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet

May 27th 2017, 9:00 PM 36,119 Views 14 Comments

The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.

# greece - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Former Greek Prime Minister 'seriously hurt' in bomb attack
# Athens
# Athens

Former Greek Prime Minister 'seriously hurt' in bomb attack

May 25th 2017, 5:15 PM 20,427 Views 22 Comments

ERT said Papademos, PM from 2011 to 2012, had been targeted by a letter bomb.

# greece - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm
# Prepared
# Prepared

Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm

May 6th 2017, 12:05 AM 52,173 Views 41 Comments

A letterbomb addressed to a Dublin firm was stopped in a French postal depot before it could be delivered.

# greece - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Ireland slips down the global tourism competitiveness scale
# Not Worried
# Not Worried

Ireland slips down the global tourism competitiveness scale

Apr 15th 2017, 8:30 PM 17,707 Views 41 Comments

But the industry isn’t too worried.

# greece - Monday 30 January, 2017

Greek police probe string of deaths in migrant camp
# Migrant Deaths
# Migrant Deaths

Greek police probe string of deaths in migrant camp

Jan 30th 2017, 10:51 PM 8,959 Views 10 Comments

Police are investigating the deaths of three migrants in six days.

# greece - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys
# Resettlement
# Resettlement

The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys

Jan 10th 2017, 4:30 PM 29,825 Views 277 Comments

About 20 of the unaccompanied minors will be coming in the coming weeks.

# greece - Friday 6 January, 2017

The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016

Jan 6th 2017, 3:42 PM 8,169 Views 14 Comments

Data from EU border agency Frontex suggests the number of migrants entering Europe via two main routes dropped by two-thirds to 364,000 in 2016.

# greece - Friday 30 December, 2016

Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador
# Mystery
# Mystery

Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador

Dec 30th 2016, 8:05 AM 17,279 Views 5 Comments

Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday.

# greece - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards
# Ghost Of Bailouts Past
# Ghost Of Bailouts Past

Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards

Dec 24th 2016, 4:52 PM 11,907 Views 14 Comments

Euclid Tsakalotos said “our wishes go beyond all the Ebenezers of this world.”

# greece - Friday 23 December, 2016

"Heroic" Greek grandmother becomes surrogate mum aged 67
# New Arrival
# New Arrival

"Heroic" Greek grandmother becomes surrogate mum aged 67

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:55 PM 10,099 Views 18 Comments

Medics said she was the oldest-ever surrogate.

# greece - Monday 12 December, 2016

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece
# Asylum
# Asylum

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece

Dec 12th 2016, 9:57 AM 16,331 Views 164 Comments

Zappone said she wants Ireland to take as many unaccompanied minors from the camps as we can.

# greece - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Policeman injured after grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens
# Greece
# Greece

Policeman injured after grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens

Nov 10th 2016, 10:25 AM 5,117 Views 4 Comments

The grenade left a tennis ball-sized hole in the pavement, and shrapnel marks on the embassy gate and guard post.

# greece - Monday 7 November, 2016

Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais
# Migrant Crisis
# Migrant Crisis

Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais

Nov 7th 2016, 6:00 AM 10,824 Views 34 Comments

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone says Ireland wants to offer “hope” to the unaccompanied children.

# greece - Monday 17 October, 2016

Police say British toddler who went missing 25 years ago 'died in an accident'
# Ben Needham
# Ben Needham

Police say British toddler who went missing 25 years ago 'died in an accident'

Oct 17th 2016, 1:28 PM 34,236 Views 23 Comments

Ben Needham, who was 21 months, was last seen at the site on the island of Kos in 1991.

# greece - Friday 30 September, 2016

Ancient Greek graves discovered during hunt for missing toddler
# Ancient Graves
# Ancient Graves

Ancient Greek graves discovered during hunt for missing toddler

Sep 30th 2016, 6:23 PM 26,887 Views 6 Comments

Ben Needham disappeared from the Greek island of Kos in 1991.

# greece - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp
# Rape Arrests
# Rape Arrests

Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp

Sep 28th 2016, 7:50 PM 22,013 Views 0 Comments

The 16 and 17-year-old minors are appearing before a prosecutor today.

# greece - Monday 19 September, 2016

Thousands flee after fire started in Greek migrant camp
# Greece
# Greece

Thousands flee after fire started in Greek migrant camp

Sep 19th 2016, 9:46 PM 13,879 Views 32 Comments

Police believe the fire was set deliberately by people inside the camp.

# greece - Sunday 18 September, 2016

WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport
# No Place To Go
# No Place To Go

WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport

Sep 18th 2016, 9:00 PM 19,089 Views 30 Comments

Life gets strange (and boring) when you’re living in an abandoned airport with no prospect of leaving.

# greece - Friday 16 September, 2016

Mother of missing UK toddler told he may have been killed in Greek digger accident
# Ben Needham
# Ben Needham

Mother of missing UK toddler told he may have been killed in Greek digger accident

Sep 16th 2016, 8:11 PM 41,578 Views 24 Comments

Ben Needham was 21 months old when he disappeared on the Greek island of Kos.

# greece - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece
# Aegina
# Aegina

Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece

Aug 16th 2016, 9:55 PM 21,717 Views 0 Comments

Several more people were injured.

# greece - Friday 1 July, 2016

QUIZ: What Road Trip Should You Do?
# Sponsored By Dacia
# Sponsored By Dacia

QUIZ: What Road Trip Should You Do?

Jul 1st 2016, 3:39 PM 28,660 Views 29 Comments

Route 66, the Amalfi Coast or the Wild Atlantic Way?

# greece - Friday 17 June, 2016

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis
# MSF
# MSF

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis

Jun 17th 2016, 1:20 PM 11,191 Views 55 Comments

“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”

# greece - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

How 3 former European Championship winners failed to qualify for Euro 2016
# Out In The Cold
From The42
# Out In The Cold

How 3 former European Championship winners failed to qualify for Euro 2016

Jun 7th 2016, 3:49 PM 14,565 Views 3 Comments

Expanding the tournament from 16 to 24 teams hasn’t worked out for everyone.

# greece - Monday 6 June, 2016

Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 2004?
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 2004?

Jun 6th 2016, 12:00 PM 9,444 Views 2 Comments

Take a trip down memory lane.

# greece - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Germany isn't happy, but Greece is about to get a whopper cash injection
# Bailed Out
# Bailed Out

Germany isn't happy, but Greece is about to get a whopper cash injection

May 25th 2016, 7:30 AM 17,620 Views 57 Comments

Germany has continue to oppose any debt relief for Greece.

# greece - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people
# Refugee Crisis
# Refugee Crisis

Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people

May 24th 2016, 9:04 AM 7,612 Views 42 Comments

The move is expected to take at least 10 days.

# greece - Monday 23 May, 2016

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds
# Parliamentary Drachma
# Parliamentary Drachma

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds

May 23rd 2016, 9:51 AM 10,283 Views 56 Comments

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici hailed the deal.

# greece - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them
# Pipe Dream
# Pipe Dream

Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them

May 22nd 2016, 5:30 PM 34,953 Views 34 Comments

They cost anything from €3 million to €40 million.

# greece - Saturday 21 May, 2016

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear
# Egyptair
# Egyptair

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear

May 21st 2016, 4:55 PM 62,298 Views 46 Comments

Reports today suggest the front of the plane had smoke in it before the crash.

# greece - Monday 9 May, 2016

Greek protesters clash with riot police over further austerity reforms
# Third Bailout
# Third Bailout

Greek protesters clash with riot police over further austerity reforms

May 9th 2016, 10:54 AM 9,011 Views 81 Comments

More than 18,000 people rallied in Athens in protest at further tax hikes and pension reforms.

# greece - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life
# Julien Mercille In Greece
# Julien Mercille In Greece

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life

Apr 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 62 Views 86 Comments

Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.