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Photo by MacroPolis UK and EU travel restrictions raise concerns for tourism season

The news that the UK Parliament looks likely to pass new pandemic measures which include a 5,000 pound fine for unnecessary foreign travel until July has caused consternation in Athens, where it was hoped that UK visitors would be among the first and most numerous to take advantage of the reopening of Greek tourism from May 14.

Photo by MacroPolis Relaxation of lockdown considered despite worrying Covid data

Even though the public health system remains under severe pressure due to Covid-19, the government is planning an imminent relaxation of lockdown measures in what seems to be an admission that the Greek public has become fatigued and that this is having political consequences.

Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Police and protests at centre of political leaders' debate

The recent arguments over police brutality and street violence were aired in Parliament on Friday as Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sought to hit back at allegations that his government is allowing officers to act with impunity by proposing a range of measures to monitor and improve their behaviour.

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