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Lanthimos Film “The Favourite” Nominated for 12 BAFTA Awards

The 2019 BAFTA nominations were announced on Wednesday. Greek director, producer and screenwriter Yorgos Lanthimos' period film "The Favourite" is contending for awards in...

Forgotten Egyptian Wax Tablet Displayed for First Time in 40 Years

A forgotten wax tablet dating back to the second century A.D. will be on display for the first time in 40 years as part...

Ukrainian Orthodox Church Formally Split from Russia in Istanbul

On Saturday, the Ukrainian Orthodox Church has formally received its independence as Patriarch Bartholomew I signed the "Tomos" in Istanbul, which is a decree...

Turkish Mayor Refers to Himself as “the Mayor of Adrianoupolis”

The Mayor of Edirne, Turkey, Recep Gürkan, has come under attack on social media for welcoming tourists to his province with multilingual posters put...

Papadopoulos Publishing Launches UK Children’s Book Imprint

After more than 70 years of publishing books in Greece, the Greek publishing house Papadopoulos Publishing is launching an imprint this February in the U.K. called...

Kamila Shamsie Wins London Hellenic Prize for Book Inspired by Antigone

Author Kamila Shamsie's seventh novel, Home Fire, tells the contemporary story of a British-Muslim family's connections to the Islamic State (ISIS). However, the Pakistani-British writer's...

Greek Siblings Launch App to Connect Over 10,000 Athletes

A platform popular with tens of thousands of athletes worldwide, Racecheck, was created by Greek siblings Alexandros and Katerina Tanti. The app was inspired...

Karl Lagerfeld’s Sculptures Inspired by Ancient Greece

Creative director, artist and caricaturist Karl Lagerfeld is known for his work as the creative director of Chanel and Fendi, as well as his...

NATO Chief, EC President Welcome FYROM’s Name Change Parliamentary Vote

In two separate tweets, both the NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and European Council President Donald Tusk expressed their enthusiasm of the parliamentary vote in...

Greek Designer Mary Katrantzou Showcases Spring 2019 Collection at London Fashion Week

Mary Katranzou, the Greek designer who has taken the fashion world by storm with her unique and colorful prints, embroidered designs, and style, showcased her...