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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Greece

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Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds
EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici hailed the deal.
Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them
They cost anything from €3 million to €40 million.
First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear
Reports today suggest the front of the plane had smoke in it before the crash.
Greek protesters clash with riot police over further austerity reforms
More than 18,000 people rallied in Athens in protest at further tax hikes and pension reforms.
Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life
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.
Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash
Officials have denied that plastic bullets were used in the clash.
Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey
Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.
Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey
The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.
The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey
The migrants are being sent back as part of a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey.
Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees
Ireland has pledged to take in 4,000 people by the end of next year and so far about 500 have been accepted.
Amnesty calls EU migrant deal 'flawed, illegal and immoral'
Under the deal, all new irregular migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey.
Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence
The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.
33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece
So far this year, 218 people have died as they attempted to make the crossing from Turkey to Greece.
Greek footballers stage remarkable protest over migrant deaths with pitch sit-in
An incredible scene during last night’s game.
Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece
Two boats are reported to have sank off the Greek coast, leaving at least 42 migrants dead.
Here are the most talked about letters of 2015
From the desks of Enda Kenny, Taylor Swift and a teenager with two dads, to name a few.
18 people have died trying to cross into Europe
Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.
Migrants are sewing their lips shut because they're not being allowed travel across Europe
One of them wrote ‘only freedom’ on his chest while two others wrote ‘Iran’ on their chest and forehead.
There's an ambitious plan to reboot one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
And it would only cost around €250 million.
Yanis's 'not in the loving business' answers to Miriam had people talking today
The former ‘rock star’ Greek finance minister sat down for a chat with Miriam O’Callaghan.
There is no room to bury people shipwrecked off Greece as crossing numbers continue to rise
United Nations figures show that more than 218,000 migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean to Europe in October.
Extra routes, new bases and a price war: Ryanair reveals its plans for winter
Michael O’Leary had some tough talk for rivals.
Four babies among 11 dead after boat overturns off Greece
Ten of the dead were found in the cabin of their boat.
One-year-old baby dies on migrant boat bound for Greece
The boat began sinking during the night according to the Greek ministry of shipping.
In a remote Greek cemetery, a nameless dead child with no-one to claim her
All that is known of the little girl is that she was seven, and that she died in search of a better future.
Syriza and Tsipras return to power after narrow election win
It was Greece’s second election of the year.
US commits to taking in 100,000 refugees in 2017
Meanwhile, at least 13 migrants including six children died off the coast of Turkey earlier today.
Most of the refugees Ireland will take in EU plan will be here at Christmas
Up to 600 refugees are expected.
The Syrian father pictured crying with his family in Kos has reached Germany
They are reported to be staying in a former police barracks in Berlin.
'We want to help them but we can’t': Tourist hub Greek island is at breaking point
The country is dealing with its own economic struggles as thousands of migrants arrive in the country.
Photos: Hundreds of refugees storm Macedonian border as police hurl stun grenades
Some 2,000 refugees and migrants have been stuck in no-man’s land between the two countries since Thursday.
Greek rebels form new party ahead of snap election
It’s called Popular Unity.
Alexis Tsipras has resigned and a snap election has been called in Greece
Alexis Tsipras has announced the vote will take place in September.
ITV journalist 'tries to save man' after apparent suicide in Greek harbour
Tom Bradbury says a number of police looked on as the man died.
Giant passenger ferry sent to Kos - but migrants won't be allowed live on it
“It’s only for the screening and briefing of the Syrians,” an immigration official said.
Tsipras 'doesn't regret' leading Greece into third multi-billion euro bailout
The country’s parliament has approved the deal after all-night talks.
Riot police sent to island after 1,000 locked in football stadium in Kos
There are said to be two toilets in the stadium.
Greece has reached a deal with its lenders. Here's what it means
After night long talks with bailout negotiators at a central Athens hotel, the new multibillion-euro bailout deal has been closed.
Why have we not heard anything about Greece for a while?
The has been plenty going on behind closed doors.
Budget airline cancels flight after pilot and crew fail breathalyser test
Not ideal.