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Protesters in Thessaloniki hold banners reading “Mayor, you are destroying your own city”. Photograph: Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP via Getty

I recently posted three parcels at the local post office, one each to Ireland, Czech Republic and the Netherlands. “All at the Europe rate,” I said. T(...)

Monastiraki district of Athens: Cafes and restaurants have reopened  for sit-down service for the first time in nearly six months. Photograph: Petros Giannakouris

The death of Prince Philip, husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, and a member of the Greek royal family, was marked publicly here in Corfu, where he (...)

Dublin is ranked 17th in Europe and 26th worldwide in terms of most expensive accommodation, with a median hotel price of €121 for a one-night stay.

The average cost of hotel and holiday accommodation in Dublin has fallen by 25 per cent as a result of the pandemic. According to tour operator Derto(...)

Keanu Fischell has upped sticks to Crete

As the latest coronavirus restrictions see people back in their home offices (or laptop in the kitchen) preparing for what could be a long winter indo(...)

Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis: In the same way as Phil Hogan, his attitude underlines the dangers of arrogance in national and international politics. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki

“Golfgate” has not only exposed the fact that some public figures think they can ignore the rules observed by the rest of us, but has also created a h(...)

DJ Frankie enjoying sun, sand and face masks in Corfu

DJ Frankie Beats (Frankie Shanley) is originally from Boyle, Co Roscommon. He lived in the Algarve for two years before he moved to Corfu. When did y(...)

Customers sit outside coffee shops in the Plaka district in Athens, Greece. Photograph: Yorgos Karahalis/Bloomberg

In case you’re wondering, yes, “pandemic” is a Greek word, meaning “affecting all the people”. Which is one reason why Greece has taken the Covid viru(...)

This restored mill house in Portugal has a garden filled with lemon, orange, plum and olive trees

DNG McKenna Healy is seeking €275,000 for a three-bedroom bungalow (below) of just over 71 sq m at Belgee, Rings Common, The Naul, Co Dublin. (...)

Temperatures are checked as people board a ship at the port of Piraeus, near Athens. The Greek islands are reopening after coronavirus. Photograph: Yannis Kolesidis

“Tourism is the crown jewel of the economy,” declared Maria Daskalantonaki, chief executive of the Grecotel group which operates 36 hotels in Greece, (...)

Children gather in front of a Greek Orthodox church on the Aegean Sea island of Milos, Greece, on Sunday. Photograph: AP

Greece has restarted regular ferry services to its islands, and cafes and restaurants are also back open for business as the country accelerates effor(...)

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