Athens Greece: Best Spring Holiday

Maya Danielle Nissim | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Maya Danielle Nissim

According to National Geographic Traveler Magazine, spring is one of the best times of the year to visit gorgeous Greece. It is the time of year when you will find magical blooming wildflowers, wonderful weather, great options for hotel accommodations and not too many crowds. You can enjoy exploring this vibrant country comfortably by foot or car, and in March and April the temperature will feel just right.

The Photograph I Did Not Take

Mary Turner | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK
Mary Turner

There was not the money for everyone to make the journey though - it is about US$600 on average for a person to travel in a floating death trap, from Turkey to Europe. Iman's husband was killed fighting Assad's troops long ago, leaving her struggling alone.

Why Britain Should Scrap Democracy in Favour of Sortition

Oliver Norgrove | Posted 14.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Oliver Norgrove

If campaigning for a Brexit with Vote Leave has taught me anything this year, it is that democracy isn't all that it is made out to be. Horse-shoein...

The EU's Status as Europe's Peacekeeper Is an Insulting Myth

Oliver Norgrove | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Oliver Norgrove

Achieving ever-closer-union, as it foreshadowed, has been the driving force behind the gradual (and often forceful) assimilation of law, currency and culture across the European continent. To many, it seemed a wonderful way of enhancing international cooperation, and promoting both peace and unity.

British Mayor Explains Why He Feels 'Duty' To Take Refugees Into His Home

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK

The mayor of Bristol has urged people who support refugees' right to settle in the UK to fight "nasty" elements of the press and social media to win t...

As If Greece Didn't Have Enough Problems Already...

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK

As if they didn’t already have enough problems, wildfires in Greece are now threatening thousands of homes. Much of the Greek capital was blanket...

Tsipras Pushes Through Austerity Bill As Athens Erupts In Violence

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK

The streets of Athens erupted on Thursday morning as Greek lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to approve a harsh austerity bill demanded by EU creditors, ...

Eurozone Faces Economic Abyss As Greece Heads Towards The Exit

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK

Greece sat perched on the edge of the economic precipice on Monday, the impasse between Europe’s finance ministers and the government in Athens maki...

'The Parthenon Sculptures Were Pillaged' From Greece

The Huffington Post Greece | Marina Demertzian | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK

The British Museum's decision to lend one of the Elgin Marbles - or rather the Parthenon Marbles as Greeks prefer to call them - to the St. Petersburg...

Athens Revisited

Lucy Campbell | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Campbell

It is no mistake that the word "eudaimonia" comes from the Greek philosophers - it means "human flourishing" and we found just this in Athens. A city that is slowly but surely being re-shaped post the debt crisis.

The Right Place to Live - Forever or for Now

Anna Roth | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Roth

You know that feeling you get when you first enter a place and you know you've come home? When we find the right place to live, it gives us a sense of peace and enjoyment. Somehow everything just feels right.

UK 'Warmer Than Athens And Rome' On Hottest Day Of The Year (PICTURES)

PA | Posted 17.05.2014 | UK

People flocked to parks and beaches on Saturday as the hottest temperature in Britain of the year so far was recorded, hotter than Athens or Rome. ...

The Athenians Strike Back

Danny Hilton | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny Hilton

This week I've been at "The City of Athens Annual Travel Trade Workshop" - the second year for this event, housed at the huge Megaron International Conference Centre. This is a totally different city to that portrayed in the UK news two years ago.

Dawn Raids On Greek Neo-Fascists

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.09.2013 | UK

Leaders of the neo-fascist Golden Dawn have been targeted in early morning raids by Greek counter-terror police, with the party's leader, three MPs an...

Racism, Exploitation, Violence: The Reality of Migrants' Lives in Greece

Kate Allen | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Politics
Kate Allen

Greece: idyllic country of picturesque islands and sparkling seas that welcomes strangers, or land of serious human rights abuses and growing violence and xenophobia? While there is no doubt about the loveliness of Greece's landscapes, something brutal is going on behind the beauty.

Growing Police Brutality in Greece: The Hidden Face of the Crisis

Fragkiska Megaloudi | Posted 09.04.2013 | UK Politics
Fragkiska Megaloudi

As startling images of Greeks struggling to get bags of free distributed vegetables make the headlines in the international media, it's becoming evident that the crisis in the country has now overpassed vulnerable groups of people and is taking over the once thriving middle class.

Pictures Of Greeks Scrambling For Food Sparks Fresh Anger

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

Pictures of Greeks scrambling for food handouts have sparked fresh waves of anger in the country amid crippling austerity measures. One man queuing...

Rising Death in the Streets of Athens: The Human Toll of the Greek Tragedy

Fragkiska Megaloudi | Posted 08.03.2013 | UK
Fragkiska Megaloudi

There is a sense of abandon, when walking in downtown Athens today. Open drug use within a view of the nation's parliament, an alarming surge in HIV infections and a total collapse of the health system and all safety nets are signs of a society that its priorities are out of balance.

'The Ones Who Do' Greece Faces the Spirit of Action at the TEDxAthens

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 27.01.2013 | UK Tech
Katerina Zherebtsova

TEDxAthens this November, took the format even further by focusing on 'The Ones Who Do'. The theme seemed entirely appropriate, given the country's current lack of belief in the system and in the future. "Our choice of topic is not only local but urgent: we need to turn thought into action today", one of the organisers Dimitris Kalavros comments.

It's Not About the Money

Nick Harkaway | Posted 19.01.2013 | UK Politics
Nick Harkaway

Britain's membership of the EU is up for discussion - and it's liable to be a wretchedly stupid discussion.

Teargas And Petrol Bombs In Athens

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 18.10.2012 | UK

A man died during violent clashes in Athens as 40,000 strikers pitted themselves against riot police on the streets of the Greek capital. Petrol bo...

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 27th September 2012

Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by The Huffington Post's Picture Editors Elliot Waglan...

Huffington Post Picture Desk Live: 26th September 2012

Posted 25.11.2012 | UK

Scroll down for some of the best news and sports pictures from around the world, brought to you by the Huffington Post's own picture editors Elliot Wa...

Building Bridges Between Athens and Jerusalem

Jules Evans | Posted 23.09.2012 | Home
Jules Evans

It's heartening for a young writer when the Chief Rabbi of your country writes a column responding to your book, and says some kind things about it - so thanks are in order to Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks for using my book as a springboard for his discussion in the Huff Post on the deficiencies of Stoicism as a philosophy for life.

We Have Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself

Iain Anderson | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Politics
Iain Anderson

I've been conferencing in Copenhagen this week with the global banking elite. Despite the huge and urgent stresses on the global economic system - the presence of some of the key leaders in the sector has been impressive.