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2024 Olympic torch relay to start in Marseille

The torch relay for the Paris Olympics will start in the southern port of Marseille in April 2024, organisers announced on Friday. The torch will arrive in Marseille from Greece, …

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Greek performing artists demonstrate in pay row

Hundreds of Greek performing artists protested in Athens on Thursday amid a strike over legislative changes that put them on a par with school leavers for state pay and qualifications. …

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Greek air force says second pilot dead after crash

Greece’s air force on Wednesday confirmed a second airman had died after a two-seat F-4 Phantom jet crashed into the Ionian Sea earlier this week. “The search and rescue operations …

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EU lawmakers back lifting MEPs’ immunity in graft probe

A key European Parliament committee on Tuesday unanimously backed lifting the immunity of two lawmakers implicated in a corruption scandal that has rocked the EU. Prosecutors in Belgium have urged …

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Greek pilot killed in jet training fall

A Greek airforce pilot was killed Monday and a second was missing after their aged two-seat F-4 Phantom jet went down in the Ionian Sea, officials said. The air force …

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Climate: Temperate Europe sees southern climes in 2022

Several western European cities were hit last year by high temperatures normally recorded in regions hundreds of kilometres south, a climate monitor found Wednesday. Last summer was the hottest on …

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Tsitsipas powers past Lehecka into Australian Open semi-finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas blasted into a fourth Australian Open semi-final on Tuesday and a showdown with Karen Khachanov as he zeroes in on a maiden Grand Slam title. The Greek third …

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Tsitsipas through to Australian Open quarter-finals after five-set battle

Third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas survived a huge scare Sunday to battle into a third consecutive Australian Open quarter-final and a showdown with Czech surprise package Jiri Lehecka. The Greek star …

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Greece busts migrant trafficking network with 7 arrests

Greek police said Friday that they had broken up a network trafficking illegal migrants on the Turkish border, making seven arrests. Police said the suspects were due to appear later …

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Tsitsipas sets up last-16 clash with Sinner at Australian Open

Third seed Stefanos Tsitsipas kept his unbeaten streak this year intact Friday with another romp at the Australian Open to set up a round of 16 clash with dangerous Italian …

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