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A caravan overturned by strong winds lies on a beach where a storm killed a Czech couple in Nea Plagia, Chalkidiki, northern Greece, on Thursday.  Photograph:  Sakis Mitrolidis/AFP/Getty Images

At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece o(...)

 South Korean director Bong Joon-ho poses with his Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, in Cannes, France. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

Another busy and contentious Cannes film festival ended on Saturday night with the presentation of the Palme d’Or to Bong Joon-ho for his black c(...)

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp. Photograph: GoFundMe

The wife of Greek fire victim, Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp told mourners she is still very angry he was stolen from her after less than four days of ma(...)

Destroyed  cars  after fire swept through the Mati area, 30km east of Athens. killed at least 88 people. Photograph: EPA/Pantelis Saitas

Mourners gathered in a church in the Greek coastal town of Mati on Sunday where they wept and lit candles in memory of those killed when a massive wil(...)

A woman wearing a mask walks in front of her burnt house in Neos Voutzas, near Athens, on Thursday following this week’s devastating wildfires. Photograph: Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images

The first fire alarm sounded in Kineta, a town an hour west of Athens, the capital, at 12.30pm on Monday. Then, at 4.57pm, authorities received calls (...)

Firefighters try to extinguish flames during a wildfire at the village of Kineta, near Athens, on July 24th, 2018.  Photograph: Valerie Gache/AFP/Getty Images

Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras took political responsibility on Friday for a wildfire that killed at least 87 people and led to opposition acc(...)

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp and Zoe Holohan were in Mati, about 30km east of Athens, when a devastating fire hit the small resort town.

Classmates of the Irishman who died in Greek wildfires this week have set up a fundraising page in his memory. Students from the MBA course at the Na(...)

A woman stands on the debris inside a fire damaged house in Rafina, Attica, on Thursday. Photograph: Simela Pantzartzi/EPA

Greece has a civil protection plan. But the long document was virtually worthless on Monday as a killer fire burnt at least 83 people to death. With(...)

Brian O’Callaghan-Westropp was on his honeymoon with his new wife Zoe Holohan in Mati when a devastating fire hit the town on Monday.

Tributes have been paid to the “selfless” Irishman who was killed in the Greek wildfires less than five days after his wedding, including one from TV3(...)

Burnt-out cars parked outside a football stadium following a wildfire at the village of Rafina, near Athens. Photograph:  Angelos Tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images

Greece said on Thursday it suspected arson was behind a devastating forest fire which killed at least 83 people and turned the small town of Mati east(...)

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