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  1. No longer staycationing? Five ways to save on foreign holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    The Irish are back holidaying abroad again. Some travel agents have seen bookings for sun holidays jump by about a fifth over the last year The Irish are back holidaying abroad again.

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  2. First aid for the capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | EKathimerini

    The fact that the center of Athens exudes the stench of human waste is an undeniable truth, just like the fact that in late spring, one nostril smells blossoming bitter lemon trees while the other smells urine. Equally true is the fact that daily life in the Greek capital is rapidly deteriorating once more.

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  3. Here's to strong dollar and cheap wine in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Salt Lake Tribune

    New York a Of the many wonders to behold in Greece, Matt Derr has found a gem: local wine at $3 a glass. During a nine-day getaway to the land of the gods, he's sampled Greek salads and grilled meats for as little as $7 a plate and learned how to pick the freshest fish for dinner.

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  4. Bulk of loan requests comes from cateringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | EKathimerini

    The Greek growth model for small and medium-sized enterprises during the period of the crisis will have to change, senior banking officials stress. The majority of demands for corporate financing in the past few years have been coming from cafes, bars, souvlaki shops, bakeries, pastry shops and anything related to food at any time of day, according to senior corporate finance officials who spoke with Kathimerini.

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  5. Steaks and Summer HolidaysRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Iceland Review

    It's safe to say that these last months in Iceland have been turbulent in just about every aspect. It's not just horrible weather but also an underlying chaos that is slowly rising to the surface, like the lava that rose to the surface in the last volcanic eruption .

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  6. Americans Toast Strong Dollar While Downing Cheap Wine in EuropeRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Of the many wonders to behold in Greece, Matt Derr has found a gem: local wine at $3 a glass.

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  7. Understanding how Greeks feel about the Parthenon MarblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Elginism

    I am not Greek, so everything I am writing below might be a load of rubbish. Similarly, I know that in Britain, there are many enlightened individuals, who understand the issues surrounding the Parthenon Marbles and want to see them returned to Athens.

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  8. Sky trails of the ISS and Milky Way captured above Mount AthosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Mail on Sunday

    Fancy a beach holiday this summer? Look no further than NORTH KOREA, where you won't find any litter on the sand and can even leave your valuables unguarded Red sand dunes, barren river beds and stunning scenes of the famed Skeleton Coast: Namibia stands in as post-apocalyptic Australia in the much-anticipated blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road 'That's mine!' Seagull swoops down and steals herring out of tourist's mouth just moments before he is about to eat it Lightning storms, sky trails of the International Space Station and the Milky Way as seen through the Temple of Dimitra: Photographer captures stunning astronomical images above Mount Athos Is this the world's coolest dad? Snowboarder takes his young daughter out for the tandem ride of a lifetime in this unbelievable video Faecal matter on plane tray tables, unwashed blankets... and 80 million bacteria on suitcases: The dirty secrets ... (more)

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  9. Traffickers swindle migrants, sending them back to GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | KTMF

    After a seven-month quest to escape war in Syria, Dia Kasam thought she and her two sons were finally on their way, headed by train into Serbia and from there on to Germany to reunite with her sick husband and their three other children. Instead, tricked by Afghan traffickers, they and 90 other asylum-seekers found themselves locked in a freight car headed in the wrong direction - back to Greece, where they started.

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  10. Thomas Cook 'received huge payout' over Corfu deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | ITV

    Thomas Cook has admitted it received compensation from the Greek hotel after two British Children died from carbon monoxide poisoning. The travel company would not admit how much they were paid out in 2013, but it has been reported to be around A 3.5 million.

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  11. Blood money: How Thomas Cook demanded - and won - A 3.5 million...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Mail on Sunday

    Blood money: How Thomas Cook demanded - and won - A 3.5 million payout - TEN times as much as parents got - after children's Corfu villa gas deaths... to help protect its image Thomas Cook was given a A 3.5 million payout over the tragic deaths of two British children in a Greek hotel - ten times what each of their parents received in compensation. The Mail on Sunday can reveal that the travel giant was quietly paid the cash after Bobby and Christi Shepherd died from carbon monoxide poisoning in a Corfu hotel in 2006.

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  12. Mother's heartbreak as man claiming to be missing toddler Ben...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Mail on Sunday

    Mother's heartbreak as man claiming to be missing toddler Ben Needham is revealed to be an imposter - but detectives are pursuing new leads following TV appeal THE mother of missing Ben Needham has suffered needless heartache after a man who responded to a TV appeal claiming to be her long lost son proved to be an impostor. Hoping to find new information in the search for her son - who went missing on the Greek island of Kos during a family holiday 24 years ago - Kerry Needham appeared on a Greek TV programme on Friday.

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  13. Traffickers swindle migrants, send them back to GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | The Daily Star

    THESSALONIKI, Greece: After a seven-month quest to escape war in Syria, Dia Kasam thought she and her two sons were finally on their way, headed by train into Serbia and from there on to Germany to reunite with her sick husband and their three other children. Instead, tricked by Afghan traffickers, they and 90 other asylum-seekers found themselves locked in a freight car headed in the wrong direction - back to Greece, where they started.

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  14. Couple set for Greek IVF dreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Hereford Times

    A HEREFORD couple unable to conceive naturally plan to travel to Greece to undergo cheaper fertility treatment in a bid to start a family. Kirsty and Kyle Morgan say the clinic in Athens is their best chance of becoming a mum and dad after their only round of IVF treatment on the NHS was unsuccessful.

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  15. AP Interview: EU border chief warns of migrant surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this April 20, 2015, file photo, a coast guard officer looks at the wreckage of a boat which was carrying dozens of migrants in the eastern Aegean island of Rhodes, Greece. Greek authorities said that at least three people have died, including a child, after a wooden boat carrying tens migrants ran around off the island of Rhodes.

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  16. EU border agency chief warns of migrant surge to GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | CTV

    The European Union's border agency is boosting its operations in the Mediterranean Sea near Greece as increasing numbers of migrants try to enter the EU from Turkey, its chief said Thursday. "We are worried about the situation in Greece and that's why we will upgrade our action there and our support to the Greek authorities," Frontex Executive Director Fabrice Leggeri told The Associated Press in an interview.

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  17. Capital sliding out of GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A man passes graffiti in the Plaka tourist district in Athens, on Tuesday. Greece may have only a couple of weeks left before it faces real problems meeting its financial commitments, the country's finance minister conceded Monday as talks with European creditors dragged on without agreement.

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  18. Greek leader holds government meeting as recession returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WMC-TV Memphis

    Officials say Greece has completed a 757 million euro debt payment to the International Monetar... . A homeless woman is seen near her belongings in central Athens, early Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

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  19. Greece advised "use it or loose it" with Marbles legal actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Elginism

    More coverage of the advice received by Greece from the legal team on the case for the return of the Parthenon Marbles. Amal Clooney advises Greece to take British Museum to international court to win back Elgin Marbles, saying: 'It's now or never' By Jenny Stanton For Mailonline Published: 09:27, 13 May 2015 Amal Clooney has told Greece it's 'now or never' to win back the Elgin Marbles and has advised it to take the British Museum to the International Court of Justice.

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  20. Eurozone growth outstrips US despite fresh Greek recessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Wichita Eagle

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, right, speaks with Cypriot Finance Minister Harris Georgiades during a round table meeting of the eurogroup finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, May 11, 2015. Hopes for a deal between Greece and its European creditors at a key meeting Monday are slim, weighing on the region's stock markets as the country struggles to make upcoming debt repayments.

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