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England removes 5 Greek islands from quarantine list

Five Greek islands have been added to the Government’s quarantine exemption list, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said. Arrivals in England from Lesvos, Santorini, Serifos, Tinos and Zakynthos – also known as Zante – will no longer have to self-isolate for 14 days from 4am on Saturday, October 10, 2020, following a …

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US media remove crosses from churches on Santorini

One of the biggest service provider on the internet, US-based Yahoo has re-posted an article with pictures showing that the crosses of Greek Orthodox churches on iconic Santorini have been removed. In an article promoting vacations in Greece, crosses from churches were simply airbrushed  or made almost invisible at first …

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“Blue Flag” revoked from 38 Greek beaches, incl on Santorini, Kefalonia

Thirty-eight Greek beaches awarded with the Blue Flag saw them … flying away as the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature simply removed them. Among the beaches that lost the quality award Blue Flag in the middle of the touristic season are beaches on favorite touristic destinations like Santorini, …

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Greek goddess statue removed in Bangladesh after Islamist outcry

Workers have begun to dismantle the statue of a Greek goddess from Bangladesh’s Supreme Court complex, after an outcry from Islamists. The sculpture of Themis – the goddess of justice – wearing a sari was installed outside the court in December 2016. Several radical Islamist groups, including the Hefazat-e-Islam, a …

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Outrageous! US-Embassy in Athens has feral cats “disappeared”

Unbelievable and Outrageous! The US-embassy in Athens got rid of several feral cats living in the embassy compound to unknown destination. The mysterious disappearance of the feral cats occurred some 4 days ago. The news triggered an outrage among animal lovers who started to send e-mails and message condemning the …

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Sex or Politics? “To Potami” under heavy criticism for two sexist election spots

To Potami, the party of former TV star and aspiring politician Stavros Theodorakis, came under heavy criticism even by its own members for publishing two election spots with clearly tacky and sexist content. The videos featuring a young and a middle-aged woman have them talk for 40 seconds  in what …

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