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Dior channels ancient Greece for Cruise collection

French fashion house Dior will unveil its 2022 Cruise collection on Thursday, the first large show with spectators since the start of the Covid pandemic, at the site of the first modern Olympic Games in Athens.    

Cruise collections fall between usual spring/summer and autumn/winter collections - and French houses often visit other countries for the launch.     

First confirmed case of Brazilian COVID-19 variant in Greece

The first confirmed case in Greece of the highly transmissible Brazilian variant of SARS-CoV-2, reportedly a man in Athens, was announced today by the National Public Health Organisation (EODY).

A "Variant of Concern" for scientists, P.1.2 (VOC-21JAN-02) has been dubbed the "Brazilian" variant.