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Dublin: 5 °C Wednesday 18 October, 2017

#Greece

# greece - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity Transgender

Greek people will no longer have to be sterilised before changing gender identity

People can also make the decision from the age of 15.

# greece - Saturday 29 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece All Aboard

A woman going to Denmark fell asleep on her flight and woke up in Greece

The ticket mix-up at Charles de Gaulle airport was not noticed by airline staff.

# greece - Friday 21 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake Travel Agent

Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major earthquake

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said there are no indications of any Irish citizens being involved in the earthquake.

From TheJournal.ie Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey Devastation

Two dead, 120 injured, in massive earthquake in Greece and Turkey

The massive quake, which measured 6.7 on the Richter scale, struck at 11.30pm Irish time last night.

# greece - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty Migrant Crisis

Deaths and abuse of migrants 'clearly linked' to EU policies, says Amnesty

Italy has recently threatened to close its ports to foreign ships in an effort to force the EU to react.

# greece - Monday 26 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenager drowns in Crete swimming pool Drowning

Irish teenager drowns in Crete swimming pool

She was found unconscious in the pool.

# greece - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar Anti-austerity Protests

Rubbish is piling up on Athens' streets as temperatures soar

Greek workers are protesting against staff shortages that have resulted from terminating hundreds of short-term contracts.

# greece - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey Left With Nothing

This I can carry - Irish exhibit shows the meagre possessions refugees hold following a harrowing journey

Dutch-Irish artist Annabel Konig spent a month in the migrant accommodation centres in Athens in early May.

# greece - Saturday 27 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet New Discovery

People from this Greek beach village have a gene that helps them live longer, despite diet

The isolate population in Mylopotamos live on a diet rich in animal fat.

# greece - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Former Greek Prime Minister 'seriously hurt' in bomb attack Athens

Former Greek Prime Minister 'seriously hurt' in bomb attack

ERT said Papademos, PM from 2011 to 2012, had been targeted by a letter bomb.

# greece - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm Prepared

Heightened security at An Post depots after attempted bombing of Dublin financial firm

A letterbomb addressed to a Dublin firm was stopped in a French postal depot before it could be delivered.

# greece - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland slips down the global tourism competitiveness scale Not Worried

Ireland slips down the global tourism competitiveness scale

But the industry isn’t too worried.

# greece - Monday 30 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Greek police probe string of deaths in migrant camp Migrant Deaths

Greek police probe string of deaths in migrant camp

Police are investigating the deaths of three migrants in six days.

# greece - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys Resettlement

The first 40 minors coming to Ireland from the Calais migrant camp will be teenage boys

About 20 of the unaccompanied minors will be coming in the coming weeks.

# greece - Friday 6 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016 Migrant Crisis

The number of migrants entering Europe by sea dropped massively in 2016

Data from EU border agency Frontex suggests the number of migrants entering Europe via two main routes dropped by two-thirds to 364,000 in 2016.

# greece - Friday 30 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador Mystery

Body in burnt-out car in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador

Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday.

# greece - Saturday 24 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards Ghost Of Bailouts Past

Greek Finance Minister takes sly dig at creditors by sending Scrooge-themed Christmas cards

Euclid Tsakalotos said “our wishes go beyond all the Ebenezers of this world.”

# greece - Friday 23 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "Heroic" Greek grandmother becomes surrogate mum aged 67 New Arrival

"Heroic" Greek grandmother becomes surrogate mum aged 67

Medics said she was the oldest-ever surrogate.

# greece - Monday 12 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece Asylum

'I wanted to sweep them up and bring them home': Ministers meet refugees in Greece

Zappone said she wants Ireland to take as many unaccompanied minors from the camps as we can.

# greece - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Policeman injured after grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens Greece

Policeman injured after grenade thrown at French embassy in Athens

The grenade left a tennis ball-sized hole in the pavement, and shrapnel marks on the embassy gate and guard post.

# greece - Monday 7 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais Migrant Crisis

Ireland is looking to take more refugee children from camps in Greece and Calais

Children’s Minister Katherine Zappone says Ireland wants to offer “hope” to the unaccompanied children.

# greece - Monday 17 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police say British toddler who went missing 25 years ago 'died in an accident' Ben Needham

Police say British toddler who went missing 25 years ago 'died in an accident'

Ben Needham, who was 21 months, was last seen at the site on the island of Kos in 1991.

# greece - Friday 30 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ancient Greek graves discovered during hunt for missing toddler Ancient Graves

Ancient Greek graves discovered during hunt for missing toddler

Ben Needham disappeared from the Greek island of Kos in 1991.

# greece - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp Rape Arrests

Teenagers arrested over alleged gang-rape of a boy in a Greek migrant camp

The 16 and 17-year-old minors are appearing before a prosecutor today.

# greece - Monday 19 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Thousands flee after fire started in Greek migrant camp Greece

Thousands flee after fire started in Greek migrant camp

Police believe the fire was set deliberately by people inside the camp.

# greece - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport No Place To Go

WATCH: The refugees stuck in limbo in an eerie, abandoned airport

Life gets strange (and boring) when you’re living in an abandoned airport with no prospect of leaving.

# greece - Friday 16 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Mother of missing UK toddler told he may have been killed in Greek digger accident Ben Needham

Mother of missing UK toddler told he may have been killed in Greek digger accident

Ben Needham was 21 months old when he disappeared on the Greek island of Kos.

# greece - Tuesday 16 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece Aegina

Four people, including girl (9), killed in speedboat collision in Greece

Several more people were injured.

# greece - Friday 1 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: What Road Trip Should You Do? Sponsored By Dacia

QUIZ: What Road Trip Should You Do?

Route 66, the Amalfi Coast or the Wild Atlantic Way?

# greece - Friday 17 June, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis MSF

Charity rejects EU funding in protest at 'shameful' response to migrant crisis

“We cannot accept funding from the EU or the member states while at the same time treating the victims of their policies.”

# greece - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From The42 How 3 former European Championship winners failed to qualify for Euro 2016 Out In The Cold

How 3 former European Championship winners failed to qualify for Euro 2016

Expanding the tournament from 16 to 24 teams hasn’t worked out for everyone.

# greece - Monday 6 June, 2016

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 2004? Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you remember Euro 2004?

Take a trip down memory lane.

# greece - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Germany isn't happy, but Greece is about to get a whopper cash injection Bailed Out

Germany isn't happy, but Greece is about to get a whopper cash injection

Germany has continue to oppose any debt relief for Greece.

# greece - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people Refugee Crisis

Greek police evacuating refugee camp containing over 8,000 people

The move is expected to take at least 10 days.

# greece - Monday 23 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds Parliamentary Drachma

Greece passes spending cuts and tax hikes in order to unlock billions in bailout funds

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici hailed the deal.

# greece - Sunday 22 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them Pipe Dream

Ever wanted to buy an island? Greece is selling dozens of them

They cost anything from €3 million to €40 million.

# greece - Saturday 21 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear Egyptair

First pictures of EgyptAir wreckage emerge but reason for disaster remains unclear

Reports today suggest the front of the plane had smoke in it before the crash.

# greece - Monday 9 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Greek protesters clash with riot police over further austerity reforms Third Bailout

Greek protesters clash with riot police over further austerity reforms

More than 18,000 people rallied in Athens in protest at further tax hikes and pension reforms.

# greece - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life Julien Mercille In Greece

Inside the refugee camp where thousands are holding out for a better life

Over 50,000 people are stranded in Greece after EU states shut their borders to refugees. Julien Mercille meets some of those looking for a way out.

# greece - Monday 11 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash Greece-Macedonia

Police fire tear gas at migrants leaving 260+ injured in border clash

Officials have denied that plastic bullets were used in the clash.

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