Tourism in Greece

Thunderstorms, hail hit western and central Greece, Attica

Thunderstorms and heavy rain were reported in parts of western Greece since early Friday, including the Ionian islands.

The weather front, according to the Meteo weather service of the Athens National Observatory, is going to move slowly eastward and affect almost all of Greece, with the exception of the island of Crete.

Greece announces fresh measures to deal with irregular migration

Greece on Monday announced a fresh batch of measures to deal with a precipitous increase in irregular migrant flows.
The measures were announced after a cabinet meeting held a day after unrest at Moria camp on the island of Lesvos after a fire there left at least one person dead.
They include steps to tighten up border control, such as increased sea patrols.

Migrants at Moria camp light fires, clash with police

Protesting migrants have set fires inside and outside the Moria camp, on the island of Lesvos, demanding to be transferred into the mainland.

The migrants have clashed with police forces, a local website, reports.

Fire service officers have reached the site, trying to put the fires out.

Alexander Lamont Henderson | Skiathos | To September 29

Following the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, royal family photographer Alexander Lamont Henderson retired from his post. In the ensuing period and up until his death in 1907, the member of the Royal Photographic Society made a series of trips to continental Europe, Egypt and Australia, capturing everyday scenes, as well as historical events.

Cycladic Colonies | Thessaloniki | To August 31, 2020

"From South to North: Cycladic Colonies in the Northern Aegean," on show at the Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum, explores what drove the colonization of strategic locations across the northern Aegean in the first half of the 7th century BC, one of the most fascinating chapters of the Archaic period.