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Greece Should be Prepared to Fill in €224m Gap in No-deal Brexit

If the UK exits the EU with no deal in place, Greece stands to see a budget gap of 224 million euros through to 2020, according to an analysis by the Bruegel Institute.

Greece Reminds British Museum to Take Heed of UN Declarations over Parthenon Marbles

The Parthenon Marbles have once again stirred animosity between Athens and London, triggered this time by comments made by the British Museum’s director.

No More Free UK Entry to EU Residents, Priority on Skilled Workers

European Union citizens will no longer enjoy preferential immigration status after Brexit on 29 March 2019, while priority will be given to skilled workers.

EU Aviation Braces for No-deal Brexit as UK Issues Technical Notices

As the date of Britain’s exit from the European Union draws near, uncertainty grows surrounding the future of aviation.

Guardian: Brexit Good Chance for Greeks to Seek Parthenon Marbles’ Return

Brexit might be the right time for the Greek government to exert pressure on Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles, according an article published in The Guardian.

UK Issues Guidelines in Case of No-deal Brexit

The UK government has published an updated guide with advice on issues that may arise in case no agreement with the EU is achieved after Britain exits the European Union.

Brexit ‘White Paper’ Next Step Towards UK-EU Aviation Bargain

The UK government has published a white paper, which proposes a softer Brexit, amid concerns that the country's exit from the EU will lead to disruptions in the aviation industry.

Greek Culture Minister Tables Parthenon Marbles’ Return on London Visit

The issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, was discussed during a meeting between Greek Culture Minister Lydia Koniordou and her UK counterpart Matt Hancock.

UNESCO Calls for ‘Mutually Acceptable Solution’ to Parthenon Marbles Issue

UNESCO recognizes the historical and ethical dimensions of the issue of the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece and calls for a "mutually acceptable solution”.

Greek President Calls for Return of Parthenon Marbles at Royal Reception

Taking the opportunity on occasion of Prince Charles’ visit to Athens, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos reiterated Greece’s call for the return of the Parthenon Marbles.

Greece Ready to Welcome Royal Pair Charles and Camilla

The Prince of Wales, Charles, accompanied by his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, Camilla Parker Bowles, will be arriving in Athens on Wednesday.

EU Approves Post-Brexit Transition Plan

The leaders of 27 EU states approved a set of guidelines on key issues, paving the way for the next phase of Brexit negotiations.

EU Ministers OK Brexit Phase-out Period Guidelines

In efforts to minimize disruption in business, tourism and security, EU ministers agreed to a set of guidelines in order to finalize post-Brexit relations with the UK.

UK Mulling Over EU Visa-free Travel Post Brexit

The British government appears to be considering allowing EU nationals to travel to Britain without a visa, following UK's exit from the European Union.

Advocates Reject Greece Claiming the Parthenon Marbles Through Brexit Talks

The idea of linking the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece with the Brexit negotiations is not finding support by advocates of the cause in London.

WTM London 2017: easyJet Boss to Talk About Post-Brexit Era

easyJet’s Chief Executive Carolyn McCall will speak about navigating the budget airline into the post-Brexit era when she appears at WTM London 2017.

British Tourists Expected in Greece Despite UK Developments

Summer bookings from the United Kingdom to Greece for travel in 2017 are recording a double-digit increase over last year's numbers.