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Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major HOYLAKE, ENGLAND | Walking off the 18th green as the British Open champion, Rory McIlroy kept gazing at all the greats on golf's oldest trophy. On the claret jug, his name is etched in silver below Phil Mickelson. In the record book, he is listed … Full […]

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Visiting British experts offer tips on waste management

Two representatives of a British public-private partnership that resulted in the creation of one of the largest waste management projects in Europe are in Athens this week to offer insights in an area where Greece continues to lag behind most of its EU pe… … Full News here – Latest News

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British tourists appear set for a comeback to Greece this year

British tourists are set for a dynamic return to Greece in 2014 as a report by the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) on the UK market shows, including Greece among the destinations that stand to benefit in the new season. Greece is also among th… … Full News here – Latest News

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British couple continues Boxing Day tradition in Athens

British couple continues Boxing Day tradition in Athens The British couple, who have called Athens home since 1989, have continued the tradition of celebrating Boxing Day every year, too. “Christmas Day is the day you suffer with your family,” Cross said with a laugh. “Boxing Day you celebrate with your … Full News here – […]

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UNESCO addresses letter to British gov’t regarding Parthenon Marbles return

World heritage organization UNESCO has addressed a letter to the British government regarding the return of the Parthenon Marbles. The move followed a meeting between Greek Culture Minister Panos Panayiotopoulos and UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova la… … Full News here – Latest News

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Mandatory HIV tests blasted by British journal

Respected medical journal The Lancet published an editorial on Saturday criticizing the Greek government for reintroducing a regulation that gives authorities the right to force people that may be carrying infectious diseases to undergo tests and treatmen… … Full News here – Latest News

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4/24/2013: Front Page: British deputies visit hospitals in solidarity drive

Two British Labour MPs leading a campaign aimed at supporting Greeks who have been hit hardest by the crisis yesterday completed a four-day trip to Greece where they led a 14-member delegation, chiefly comprising unionists, on a tour of Attica’s… Full News here – Kathimerini English

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Number of British visitors to Greece in 2012 down 5% to 1.8 mln

The number of British tourists visiting Greece last year fell by 5 percent to 1.82 million, according to newly released statistics from the UK. The Office for National Statistics found the Britons spend 1.3 billion euros on their Greek holidays last year…. … Full News here – Latest News

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British Council announces summer creative writing courses in Athens

The British Council Greece and Kingston Writing School announce the first International Creative Writing Summer School in Athens, in partnership with Kingston University, London. The International Creative Writing Summer School will give writers from arou… … Full News here – Latest News

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Greek-born designer in race for top British award

Mary Katrantzou’s signature prints have reached new levels of recognition. The Greek-born, London-based fashion designer is one of three nominees in the Designer of the Year category at this year’s British Fashion awards. The young designer is in top fash… … Full News here – Latest News

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British Museum denies plan to return Parthenon pieces

The British Museum denied Friday that it was considering returning fragments of sculptures from the Parthenon to Greece, as suggested by the director of the Acropolis Museum in Athens a day earlier. The British Museum said it was «open to discussions rega… … Full News here – Latest News

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Wiggins makes British history with Tour de France title

Wiggins makes British history with Tour de France title PARIS — Twenty-three years ago, Bradley Wiggins marveled as Greg LeMond blazed a trail as America's first Tour de France winner. Now, he has blazed his own. The 32-year-old from gritty northwest London became Britain's first winner of cycling's … Full News here – Read more […]

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