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# greece - Yesterday’s News


# greece - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Ireland slips down the global tourism competitiveness scale

But the industry isn’t too worried.

# greece - Monday 30 January, 2017

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

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

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

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

Kyriakos Amiridis has been missing since Monday.

# greece - Saturday 24 December, 2016

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

"Heroic" Greek grandmother becomes surrogate mum aged 67

Medics said she was the oldest-ever surrogate.

# greece - Monday 12 December, 2016

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Several more people were injured.

# greece - Friday 1 July, 2016

QUIZ: What Road Trip Should You Do?

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

# greece - Friday 17 June, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# greece - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Pictures: More than 100 migrants have been sent back to Turkey

Yesterday saw the second wave of deportations.

# greece - Friday 8 April, 2016

Second batch of migrants sent back to Turkey

The 45 migrants were all Pakistani nationals.

# greece - Monday 4 April, 2016

The first migrants have been sent on boats back to Turkey

The migrants are being sent back as part of a controversial deal between the EU and Turkey.

# greece - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Ireland is nowhere near close to settling its share of Syrian refugees

Ireland has pledged to take in 4,000 people by the end of next year and so far about 500 have been accepted.

# greece - Friday 18 March, 2016

Amnesty calls EU migrant deal ‘flawed, illegal and immoral’

Under the deal, all new irregular migrants arriving in Greece will be sent back to Turkey.

# greece - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

Tear gas fired as migrants try to storm Greece-Macedonia border fence

The UN’s rights chief criticised a “rising roar of xenophobia” towards migrants.

# greece - Saturday 30 January, 2016

33 people, including five children, have drowned trying to reach Greece

So far this year, 218 people have died as they attempted to make the crossing from Turkey to Greece.

From The42 Greek footballers stage remarkable protest over migrant deaths with pitch sit-in Making A Point This post contains videos

Greek footballers stage remarkable protest over migrant deaths with pitch sit-in

An incredible scene during last night’s game.

# greece - Friday 22 January, 2016

Seventeen children among dead as boats capsize off Greece

Two boats are reported to have sank off the Greek coast, leaving at least 42 migrants dead.

# greece - Monday 28 December, 2015

Here are the most talked about letters of 2015

From the desks of Enda Kenny, Taylor Swift and a teenager with two dads, to name a few.

# greece - Saturday 19 December, 2015

18 people have died trying to cross into Europe

Reports are that an additional 14 were pulled to safety by the Turkish coastguard.

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