At the end of last season, Celtic striker Giorgos Samaras carried Jay Beatty around the Celtic Park pitch.

Jay, who has Down syndrome, won Greek hearts with celebration of Samaras goal

The passenger left his seat, made his way to the cockpit, started banging on the door and demanded that the pilots let him in.

Middle-aged man claiming to be aircraft’s mechanic attempted to enter cockpit

The Irish Embassy in Athens confirmed it was aware of the case and was providing consular assistance to the woman’s family. Photograph: Scott E Barbour

Suspect accused of killing partner during argument at their Athens home

A voter hugs leader of leftist main opposition Syriza party and candidate for the European Commission presidency Alexis Tsipras in Athens. Photograph: Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters

Tsipras calls for early national elections as Golden Dawn rises to third position in European vote

Greek cabinet secretary Panayiotis Baltakos: told Golden Dawn MP Ilias Kasidiaris the criminal charges he is facing were based on no evidence. Photograph: EPA/Simela Pantzartzi

Deep and systematic penetration of state institutions found

Panagiotis Baltakos: said he had “frequent coincidental meetings” with Golden Dawn MPs because their parliamentary offices were next to his. Photograph: Simela Pantzartzi/EPA

Secret video shows Panayiotis Baltakos saying crackdown on party was politically motivated

Children hold placards depicting young victims of the Syrian conflict, as they take part in a demonstration in front of the parliament in Athens on April 6th, 2013 in solidarity to Syrian refugees who fled the conflict in the country. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images

Slim hope of starting a new life even after costly and dangerous sea crossings

Children from a Roma community at a  settlement north of Athens. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Some see salvation for the ‘Roma’ girl taken into custody, but others are angry

A forty year-old Roma woman by the name Selini Sali or Eleftheria Dimolpoulou, a 39-year-old Roma man by the name of Christos Salis, and the girl known as “Maria” found living with them in central Greece. Photograph: Greek Police/Reuters

Pair deny abduction charges and claim girl given by mother who could not look after her

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