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Greece’s Cabinet sworn in following election win for conservatives

July 9, 2019

Greece’s new Cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday, two days after conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis won early elections on pledges to make the country more business-friendly, cut taxes and negotiate an easing of draconian budget conditions agreed as part of the country’s rescue programme.

World

Left-wing Greek PM ousted as conservatives win election

July 7, 2019

Greek conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis has comfortably won a parliamentary election, as voters rejected Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras after a tumultuous four years of the country struggling through a crippling financial crisis.

TV

BBC spy show denied access to ancient Greek temple

March 29, 2018

A television series adapting spy novelist John le Carre’s The Little Drummer Girl will not include scenes from an ancient site near Athens after a panel of archaeologists turned down an access request by the BBC and US-based cable network AMC.

Moray

Moray reverend’s refugee mission

June 20, 2016

A Moray minister who is working to ease the suffering of refugees in Europe has described the "hellish" conditions of Mediterranean migrant camps.

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