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Ancient shipwreck open to divers in Greece for first time

Greece’s underwater antiquity has been off-limits to the general public. Only archaeologists had access to these sites for fear that they would be looted. Now, an underwater museum has been …

New safety measures at iconic Navagio Beach on Zakynthos

Navagio (Shipwreck) Beach on the Ionian island of Zakynthos has been hard to get to at the hardest of times. Those who brave the dangerous waters – it’s no coincidence …

Controversial Cypriot Melbourne-based poet heads to US and Poland

Melbourne-based poet, Koraly Dimitriadis is taking her controversial works to an international audience when she heads to the United States next month and Poland in June. It’s been an encouraging …

Glory aiming for Victory hat trick

The A-League returns this weekend after a scheduled break for International action, with a host of young Olyroos coming back into their respective teams. There’s some intriguing matches this round …

Kostas from Kos, aged 91, wins World Masters Indoor Championships

Konstantinos Chatziemmanouil, aged 91, from the Aegean island of Kos, won a 60-metre race at the World Masters Indoor Championships in Poland on Wednesday. The veteran athlete competed in the …

Flight delays at Sydney Airport as control tower catches fire

All flights in and out of Sydney airport were grounded on Friday after the control tower was evacuated. Planes circled over the airport but were unable to land after smoke …

Apokries around Greece: Athens, Patra and Xanthi – three carnivals of colour

Apokries (Carnival) time in Greece is filled with spectacular traditions, masquerading and all manner of performances. From local fertility-rites to other events with pagan roots, festivities are held in the …

And the Oscar for Best Director goes to… Yorgos Lanthimos?

The Academy Awards always come with a lot of betting attached to them, and speculation is skyrocketing for the 91st Oscar Awards due to take place tonight. One award that …

Ouzo Festival brought the spirit of Lesbos to Bayswater [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

Lovers of the Greek aniseed flavoured drink were not disappointed at the Lesbos Culture Club’s Ouzo Festival at Bayswater, 29km east of Melbourne’s CBD. There was unlimited ouzo with 250 …