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 Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp who died in wildfires in Greece, and his wife Zoe Holohan. Photo: Facebook page of Brian O’Callaghan Westropp

An Irish honeymooner who died in the Greek wildfires was a selfless charity volunteer who may have gone to help others after making sure his new wife (...)

An aerial view shows burnt houses and trees following a wildfire in the village of Mati, near Athens, Greece on Wednesday. Photograph: Antonis Nicolopoulos/Eurokinissi via Reuters

Greece was struggling on Wednesday night with the devastating effects of wildfires which hit the region of Attica this week as the death toll from the(...)

Zoe Holohan and Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp are understood to have been separated as they fled the blaze which broke out in the town of Mati, some 30km from Athens, on Monday.

An Irish man who went missing during the worst wildfires to hit Greece in more than a decade has died, his family has confirmed. Brian O’Callaghan-We(...)

A firefighting helicopter and firemen work to extinguish a wildfire raging in Verori, near Loutraki city, southern Greece, on Tuesday. Photograph: Vassilis Psomas/EPA

Wildfires sweeping through a Greek resort town killed at least 74 people, officials said, including families with children found clasped in a last emb(...)

Croatia’s tiny and remote Vis island, pictured here, is enjoying its final days of obscurity as it takes on the role of a Greek Island in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, due to hit the cinemas this weekend.

Croatia’s tiny and remote Vis island, with its endless beaches, is enjoying its final days of obscurity as it takes on the role of a Greek Island in M(...)

The scene at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport after a Ryanair plane made an emergency landing. Photograph: Conor Brennan

German aircraft accident investigators have begun an inquiry into the sudden loss of cabin pressure on a Ryanair flight from Dublin to Croatia on Frid(...)

A clay tablet with an engraved inscription showing 13 verses of a rhapsody in Homer’s Odyssey. Photograph: EPA/Greek MInistry of Culture

Archaeologists in Greece have discovered what they believe to be the oldest known extract of Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. A team of Greek and Germ(...)

Lake Ohrid is hugely popular with domestic tourists but there are relatively few foreign visitors. Photograph: iStock

Has anybody heard of Lake Ohrid? Macedonia shares one of Europe’s largest and deepest lakes that very few people have ever heard of. The country is a (...)

Lindsay Lohan says ‘I don’t want any judgment on me. You know? My acting is good, my work is good, and I love work.’ File photograph: Aaron Davidson/Getty Images

The other day at the newly opened Lohan Beach House, families played on the beach alongside topless women alongside the religiously covered up, while (...)

  (L-R) German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Pierre Moscovici, French Finance minister Bruno Le Maire and Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos during a meeting of the Eurogroup in Luxembourg .  Photograph: Julian Waranud/EPA

Euro zone member states last night approved an historic package allowing Greece to exit on August 20th from its third bailout programme, an end to an (...)

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