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Iran seizes two Greek tankers amid rising tensions in the Gulf
IRGC forces swoop on ships in what appeared to be a reprisal for Greece’s role in earlier seizure of Iranian oil tanker

Julian Borger in Washington

27, May, 2022 @8:58 PM

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Erdoğan says he is cutting all ties with Greek PM, dashing hopes of talks
Turkish president, said to be irked by growing US-Greece relations, calls off meetings aimed at easing tensions

Helena Smith in Athens

24, May, 2022 @4:53 PM

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Chilly weather grips South America as southern Europe faces exceptional heat
Analysis: The presence of cooler water can have wider-ranging impacts on global weather patterns

Daniel Gardner (Metdesk)

24, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Greece rebuts British Museum claim Parthenon marbles were ‘removed from rubble’
Museum’s deputy director had told Unesco meeting contested treasures ‘were not all hacked’ from Greek temple

Helena Smith in Athens

23, May, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Vangelis, composer of Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner soundtracks, dies aged 79
Greek composer topped US charts and won an Oscar with Chariots of Fire’s uplifting piano-led theme

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, May, 2022 @4:44 PM

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Babis Anagnostopoulos: how a murderer fooled the world for months
The husband of Caroline Crouch tugged at heartstrings and implicated innocent foreigners while playing the part of grieving widower

Helena Smith in Athens

16, May, 2022 @7:54 PM

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Greek helicopter pilot found guilty of murdering British wife Caroline Crouch
Tribunal finds Babis Anagnostopoulos culpable of premeditated murder and perverting course of justice

Helena Smith in Athens

16, May, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Caesar’s favourite herb was the Viagra of ancient Rome. Until climate change killed it off
Perfume, tonic – even love potion – silphium was prized by the ancient Romans, but in its success lay the seeds of its own downfall

James Tapper

15, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Judgment day for ‘narcissistic’ Greek pilot who killed British wife Caroline Crouch
Babis Anagnostopoulos spent 10 chilling hours in an Athens courts calmly describing the murder of his wife

Helena Smith in Athens

14, May, 2022 @5:27 PM

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Greek pilot tells court he killed British wife Caroline Crouch in ‘blurred state of mind’
Babis Anagnostopoulos spends 10 hours in dock relating night of killing he originally blamed on break-in

Helena Smith in Athens

11, May, 2022 @7:27 PM

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‘I wept with joy’: young director made guardian of Italy’s temples of Paestum
The Greek archaeological sites in Campania are now overseen by Tiziana D’Angelo, 38, one of the few women in such a senior role

Angela Giuffrida in Paestum

08, May, 2022 @9:30 AM

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EU censures border agency after reports of human rights abuses in Greece
MEPs refuse to sign off Frontex’s accounts and call for access to investigation in 2019 into alleged harassment and misconduct

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

04, May, 2022 @4:20 PM

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