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UNESCO Calls on UK to ‘Reconsider’ Returning Parthenon Marbles to Greece

UNESCO is urging the British Museum to reconsider repatriating the Parthenon Marbles to Greece and to enter talks on the issue.

Greece Slams British Museum for Lack of Care, Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles

Greece says British Museum is not caring for the Parthenon Marbles and calls for their return to their homeland.

England’s Covid-19 Lockdown Extension to Hurt Greek Tourism

The British PM’s decision to delay the lifting of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in England by up to four weeks has caused concern to the Greek tourism market.

Mitsotakis Calls for UK to Revise Greece Travel Restrictions

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has urged his British counterpart to revise the UK’s travel restrictions for Greece.

UK Sends Out Mixed Messages for Travel with its ‘List’

Despite the UK allowing international travel to 12 ‘green listed’ destinations, rules concerning ‘amber list’ territories, which includes Greece and Spain, are vague.

US Government will Not Support Covid-19 Vaccine Passports

The US government does not intend to support a system that requires travelers to carry vaccine passports, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

UK: Boris Johnson is ‘Hopeful’ that Foreign Travel can Restart from May 17

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that the earliest non-essential international travel could resume is from May 17.

UK’s PM Aiming to Give Update on International Travel in April

UK PM Boris Johnson has warned against non-essential travel due to a spike in Covid-19 cases and is aiming to give an update on the matter in April.

Parthenon Marbles Dispute Heats Up After UK PM’s Comment

Greek authorities have reacted strongly to claims made by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the Britain will not return the Parthenon Marbles to its legal owner Greece.

UK PM Says Greece’s Parthenon Marbles Will Stay in Britain 

British PM Boris Johnson is refusing to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, despite a request in 2019 by Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

UK Recovery Roadmap Sees Int’l Travel Resuming After May 17

Non-essential international travel from England is not expected to re-open until May 17 at the earliest, according to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Global Tourism and Aviation Bodies Turn to UK PM to Restore Travel

International tourism and aviation bodies are urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to include the restart of travel in the UK's recovery plans, due to be outlined on February 22.

Covid-19: New UK Hotel Quarantine Rule for Arrivals from 30 Red-listed Countries

The UK government has ordered a 10-day mandatory hotel quarantine for all incoming UK residents from 30 red-listed countries.

Post-Brexit Trade and Cooperation Agreement Signed by EU Officials

A set of rules setting the terms of cooperation between the EU and the UK has been signed, paving the way for the continuation of smooth operations and strong ties after Brexit.

Brexit: EU Reaches Free Trade Agreement with the UK

After months of intensive negotiations, the European Commission reached a free trade agreement with the UK on the terms of its future cooperation with the EU.

EU Countries Ban Flights from UK Due to New Mutant Strain of the Coronavirus

Several EU countries are suspending air traffic from the UK due to the new mutant strain of the coronavirus that has been spreading recently in England.

Brussels – UK Finalize Brexit for Jan. 31, Travel Continues ‘as Usual’

Travel operators in the UK are sprinting to reassure holidaymakers that travel will continue as usual after the Brexit deadline on January 31.

Brexit Deadline Extended Until January 31

The European Union has accepted the UK's request to extend the Brexit deadline until January 31, 2020.

Greece to Officially Request Parthenon Marbles’ Temporary Return

Greece will officially request the temporary return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens for the 1821-2021 bicentennial celebrations.

EU Commission Extends No-deal Brexit Air Travel to Oct. 2020

UK airlines will continue flights into the EU through to 24 October 2020, the Commission said, in order to facilitate travel in case of a no-deal Brexit.
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