Annual Hellenic-American Shipping Gala set to launch

The International Propeller Club of the United States, Port of Piraeus, in collaboration with the US Embassy in Athens, have launched the Annual Hellenic-American Shipping Gala, a prestigious initiative designed to highlight and honor the remarkable cooperation and synergy between Greece and the United States in the shipping sector.

Qantas lets female cabin crew ditch high heels

Australia's national airline announced on June 9 that it will scrap its gender-based uniform guidelines, allowing male cabin crew to wear make-up and giving women the option to ditch high heels.

Qantas said it had overhauled its guidelines to better reflect modern expectations, and to make uniforms more comfortable for staff from "diverse cultural backgrounds."

Member States agreed on "Fair Distribution" of Refugees and Migrants in the EU

European Union countries have reached a long-delayed agreement on a fair distribution of refugees and migrants. The decision was reached last night in Luxembourg by interior ministers.

The reform is in two directions - on the one hand with the countries under pressure, and on the other - an accelerated procedure for some of the migrants' applications.

Sabancı Museum invites Yoga lovers

Organized by the Sakıp Sabancı Museum in collaboration with Cihangir Yoga, Müzede Yoga (Yoga in the Museum) celebrates its 10th anniversary on June 10 with an all-day program. The event will start early in the morning at SSM's Fıstıklı Terrace and continue at the Seed. Participants can register for Yoga classes at the Museum free of charge on the museum's website.

Bulgaria’s Chief Prosecutor requested the immunity of Two MPs from "Vazrazhdane"

Chief Prosecutor Ivan Geshev submitted to the registry of the 49th National Assembly a request to lift the immunity of two deputies from the pro-Russian "Vazrazhdane" party - Angel Georgiev and Veselin Veshev, announced the prosecutor's office.

The initials in the press release of the two people's representatives are V.V. and A.G., responding specifically to Georgiev and Veshev.

British Airways launches flights between Sabiha Gökçen and Heathrow

British Airways has launched flights between Sabiha Gökçen Airport on Istanbul's Asian side and London's Heathrow.

The inaugural flight touched down on Sabiha Gökçen on June 1.

The new route between Sabiha Gökçen and Heathrow will operate four times per week on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays on a mix of A320 and A321 aircraft, the Turkish airport said in a statement.