A 250kg second World War bomb found during excavation works at a Thessaloniki gas station in Greece is carried away on a military truck following an operation to defuse it. Photograph: Alexandros Avramidis/Reuters

Thousands of Greeks evacuated their homes in the second-biggest city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to allow experts to defuse a second World War bomb. Th(...)

 Residents of Idomeni refugee camp. If people’s hopes are finally crushed the reaction here could be violent. Photograph: Georgi Licovski/EPA

Vans selling fruit, snacks and sim cards do a brisk trade, barbers trim hair and beards, and women neatly arrange their families’ shoes outside their (...)