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France is escalating its disputes with Australia and the US, seeking to derail EU trade talks with both after being dumped from a submarine contract

French President Emmanuel Macron on September 17, 2021 in Athens, Greece. Milos Bicanski/Getty Images France remains furious with Australia and the US after being ditched from a submarine contract. President Macron wants to delay an EU-Australia trade deal and EU-US talks in response, reports said. Other nations have been taken aback at the intensity of the French response to losing the deal. See more stories on Insider's business page. In the days since France discovered it was being ...
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Gold medal in the copycat category? / Médaille d’or de la pompe?

THE ORIGINAL? Wold Blood Donor Day – 2005 Click the image to enlarge Source : Cannes Longlist Agency : Cream, Athens (Greece) LESS ORIGINAL EVEX “Thank you!” – 2021 Click the image to enlarge Source : Agency : Windfor’s Tbilisi, Tbilisi (Georgia) [Author: Joe La Pompe]
Tags: Social, Advertising, Environmental, Olympics, Medals, Vaccination, Vaccine, Olympic Games, Non-profit, ATHENS Greece, Print & Outdoor, Joe La Pompe, Pandemic, Medailles, Medal, Bandage


American has been building an team of airline partners to fill the gaps in its network, even if it means aligning with budget carriers and startups

American Airlines is expanding its international presence with new airline partners. Mike Blake / Reuters American Airlines is taking on new airline partners to rebuild its global route network. South America is of particular importance as American recently lost its larger partner in the region. In the US, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways help American expand its presence on both coasts. See more stories on Insider's business page. American Airlines is planning to get by with a lit...
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The 21-year-old founder and CEO behind a social media agency that's worked with Deloitte and the UN swears by this 7:30 a.m. to midnight schedule

Erifili Gounari Erifili Gounari Erifili Gounari is the founder of the social media agency The Z Link, which has worked with Deloitte. The Z Link launched in May and is on track to net six figures by next year, she told Insider. To Insider, Gounari breaks down what a typical day looks like. See more stories on Insider's business page. When Erifili Gounari advises her clients on their social media strategy, she tells them three things: Be community-driven, modern, and most importantly...
Tags: London, Greece, California, Trends, United Nations, Un, Silicon Valley, Deloitte, European Parliament, Forbes, ATHENS Greece, Gen Zers, Hearst UK, Imperial College Business School, Dominic Madori Davis, Erifili Gounari


Regent Seven Seas Cruises: 2023-2024 Voyage Collection

CLICK TO VIEW 200 PAGE CATALOG Regent Seven Seas Cruises: 2023-2024 Voyage Collection Regent Seven Seas Cruises has just rolled out its 2023-2024 Voyage Collection. And, we’re happy to share, Regent Seven Seas Cruises is one of our Favorite Ocean Cruise Brands . Regent Seven Seas Cruises®  has unveiled its new 2023-2024 Voyage Collection, featuring exciting new ports of call and immersive cultural experiences in iconic destinations throughout the globe, with reservations opening on August 1...
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Sicily hits record high temperature amid heatwave

In the latest extreme weather news, Europe has set a new record high temperature. Sicily hit 48.8 degrees Celsius this week, or 119.85 Fahrenheit, according to a reading at a Syracuse, Sicily monitoring station. At press time, the record high hadn’t yet been verified by the World Meteorological Organization. But if the organization accepts the reading, it will be the hottest day in recorded European history. The previous record was 48 degrees Celsius (118.4 Fahrenheit), set in 1977 in Athens, Gr...
Tags: Europe, Design, Climate Change, China, Germany, Africa, Global Warming, Moscow, Un, Siberia, Heat, Syracuse, Temperature, Sicily, Heatwave, ATHENS Greece


Italy logged a temperature of 119.8 degrees Fahrenheit in what could be Europe's hottest day ever

A man cools down in Messina, Sicily, on August 11, 2021. GIOVANNI ISOLINO/AFP via Getty Images Italy recorded a temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit) on Sicily Wednesday. If verified by the United Nations, it will be Europe's highest-ever temperature. Italy is battling a heatwave and wildfires. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Italian island of Sicily recorded a temperature 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 Fahrenheit), in what could be Europe's hotte...
Tags: Europe, Science, Greece, Trends, Turkey, Bbc, Wildfires, Italy, United Nations, News UK, Wildfire, Sicily, Reuters, ATHENS Greece, Calabria, United Nations World Meteorological Organization


“Small Places Big Dreams” An Educational Program Powered And Implemented By Mexoxo With The Support Of The U.S. Embassy In Athens, Greece

Kanava Hotels & Resorts is proud to be sponsors of “Small Places Big Dreams”, a U.S. Embassy-funded educational program, launched by Mexoxo and dedicated to empowering and building capacity for women entrepreneurs working in the Greek tourism sector.
Tags: Travel, ATHENS Greece, U S Embassy, Mexoxo


‘Crimes of the Future’, David Cronenberg’s New Movie, Has Started Filming

Opa! The cameras are rolling in Athens, Greece, for the new David Cronenberg sci-fi thriller Crimes of the Future. The film stars Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux, and Kristen Stewart and features Cronenberg’s first original screenplay since 1999’s eXistenZ. The Details of Crimes According to Variety, principal photography has begun for Cronenberg’s latest film, which looks to be a return to some of his earlier cyberpunk and transhumanist work. Promotional materials describe the film as a deep...
Tags: Movies, News, Greece, David Cronenberg, Daniel Craig, Kristen Stewart, Samuel Beckett, Rian Johnson, Stewart, ATHENS Greece, Mortensen, William Burroughs, Cronenberg, Viggo Mortensen Lea Seydoux, Yorgos Pirpassopoulos, Details of Crimes According to Variety


David Cronenberg’s Crimes of The Future Pic Begins Filming in Greece

NEON has announced that production on David Cronenberg’s upcoming directorial feature comeback titled Crimes of the Future has finally begun in Athens, Greece, and is expected to last until this September. The sci-fi thriller will reunite Cronenberg with long-time collaborator Oscar nominee Viggo Mortensen, following A History of Violence and Eastern Promises. “As we begin filming Crimes Of The Future, just two days into this new adventure with David Cronenberg, it feels like we’ve entered a sto...
Tags: Movies, Sci-Fi, Crimes of the Future, David Cronenberg, Kristen Stewart, Lea Seydoux, Movie News, Neon, Scott Speedman, Viggo Mortensen


David Cronenberg’s Sci-Fi Movie ‘Crimes of the Future’ Begins Production in Greece

Cameras have begun rolling on David Cronenberg’s sci-fi thriller “Crimes of the Future” with Tanaya Beatty (“Yellowstone”) and Nadia Litz (“Big Muddy”) joining the cast alongside Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux and Kristen Stewart. Principal photography has begun on the movie in Athens, Greece, where shooting will run until September. Additional cast members include Scott Speedman, […]
Tags: News, Greece, Global, David Cronenberg, ATHENS Greece, Scott Speedman, Crimes of the Future, Viggo Mortensen Lea Seydoux, Tanaya Beatty Yellowstone, Nadia Litz, Kristen Stewart Principal


Norwegian Cruise Line has finally restarted sailing after a 500-day suspension. All passengers on the 7-day Greek Isles cruise must be vaccinated and wear masks.

The Norwegian Jade set sail from Greece on Sunday Norwegian Cruise Line The Norwegian Jade set sail from Athens, Greece, on Sunday for a seven-day Greek islands tour. It was the first of Norwegian's 17-ship fleet to restart sailing following a 500-day suspension. All passengers and crew have to be vaccinated and wear masks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Norwegian Cruise Line has restarted sailing after a 500-day suspension during the pandemic.The ship, the Norwegian ...
Tags: Transportation, Europe, Florida, News, Greece, US, Trends, Cruise, Alaska, Athens, Seattle, Santorini, Fox Business, Norwegian Cruise Line, Piraeus, ATHENS Greece


After 500 days without cruising, Norwegian Cruise Line is back in action with Greece sailing

Norwegian Jade became the first Norwegian Cruise Line ship to resume cruises after the COVID-19 shutdown. The ship sailed from Athens, Greece, Sunday.        [Author: USA TODAY]
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David Lynch cooks quinoa

One way that I love to unwind after a long day is to watch videos of David Lynch talking about things. Why do I feel so comforted by this video of David Lynch cooking quinoa from 2016? I couldn't agree more with this comment: In the 20-minute video, Lynch cooks quinoa, pours himself a glass of wine, and tells a wonderful story about going on a train from Athens, Greece to Yugoslavia. — Read the rest
Tags: Cooking, Video, News, David Lynch, Yugoslavia, ATHENS Greece


Giannis’ Biggest Fans Watch, Celebrate Title a World Away

In Giannis Antetokounmpo's old neighborhood in Athens, Greece, local fans watched Game 6 of the NBA Finals at a small cafe, following the progress of the Milwaukee Bucks against the Phoenix Suns.
Tags: Nba, Milwaukee Bucks, ATHENS Greece, Giannis, Giannis Antetokounmpo


The Latest: 3 lawmakers who fled Texas over vote have virus

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Three of the Democratic state lawmakers who fled Texas to stymie a Republican-backed effort to impose broad new voting restrictions have tested positive for COVID-19 in the nation’s capital. The Texas House’s Democratic caucus says in a statement that one of the three tested positive on Friday and the others did so on Saturday. It didn’t release their names or conditions. It said all three were fully vaccinated against the disease. More than 50 Democratic Tex...
Tags: Europe, Texas, London, Greece, Washington, France, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, Iran, Thailand, Britain, Soccer, Middle East, Arizona


The Latest: Masks return for employees at some Vegas casinos

By The Associated Press LAS VEGAS — Some Las Vegas resorts and casinos are again requiring employees to wear masks, a response to a recommendation by regional health officials amid rising COVID-19 case rates. The Southern Nevada Health District on Friday recommended that all people, vaccinated or not, wear face coverings in public settings such as stores, malls, casinos and events. The recommendation isn’t a mandate, but local media outlets reported that it prompted properties such as Westgate L...
Tags: Europe, London, Greece, France, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, Iran, Thailand, Britain, Soccer, Middle East, Arizona, Finland, Armenia


The Latest: Greek island resumes curfew as Covid cases rise

By The Associated Press ATHENS, Greece — The island of Mykonos has become the first location in Greece to have a curfew reimposed due to a spike in coronavirus cases. Greek authorities said Saturday that one in 10 individuals tested on the island in recent days tested positive. The 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. curfew took effect Saturday and authorities also imposed a round-the-clock ban on music in bars, cafes and restaurants starting 6 pm Saturday. Fines for renting out properties for parties of more than...
Tags: Europe, London, Greece, France, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, Iran, Thailand, Britain, Soccer, Middle East, Finland, Armenia, Astrazeneca


The Latest: Finns push for younger people to get vaccines

By The Associated Press HELSINKI — Residents in the Finnish capital were able to get coronavirus jabs without advance appointment on Saturday at four dedicated walk-in vaccination points in a one-day trial meant to lure young people in particular to get vaccinated. Health officials in Helsinki, a city of 631,000 inhabitants, urged all those aged 16 and above, and those 12 to 15 who belong to a risk group, to get vaccinated. “Now it’s possible to drop by and get the vaccine if you go for a walk o...
Tags: Europe, London, Greece, France, Uncategorized, Eu, Sport, European Union, Iran, Thailand, Britain, Soccer, Middle East, Finland, Armenia, Astrazeneca


Bill Murray Reads Poetry and Sings ‘I Feel Pretty’ in ‘New Worlds: The Cradle of Civilization’ Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

In 2018, Bill Murray joined famous cellist, Jan Vogler, on stage at the historic Acropolis in Athens, Greece, for a night of timeless poetry and music. Captured on film by director Andrew Muscato, the magical performance will soon become a feature film, premiering in July at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. Spanning from Bach to […]
Tags: News, Bill Murray, Cannes film festival, Acropolis, ATHENS Greece, Bach, Jan Vogler, Andrew Muscato, New Worlds: The Cradle of Civilization


The Station: Robotaxi apps on the rise, an AI pioneer’s new startup and mobility event highlights

Hello and welcome back to The Station, a weekly newsletter dedicated to all the ways people and packages move (today and in the future) from Point A to Point B. Welp, the mobility event is over and we had loads of interesting interviews and anyone with an Extra Crunch subscription can access the videos. For instance, Rita Liao moderated a panel with executives from three Chinese robotaxi companies — WeRide, AutoX and Momenta — that also test and develop in Europe and the United States. One inter...
Tags: Google, Transportation, Asia, Twitter, Europe, Indonesia, California, Senate, White House, China, Russia, Softbank, America, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg


The 'shocking' arrest of a Belarusian dissident aboard a Ryanair flight marks a pattern of authoritarianism from 'Europe's last dictator'

Roman Protasevich and Alexander Lukashenko. AP Photo/Sergei Grits/Sergei Sheleg/BelTA Pool Photo via AP, File Belarusian authorities last month diverted a passenger flight in order to arrest a 26-year-old activist. The move shocked the international community, but experts said the step "falls within a certain pattern" for President Alexander Lukashenko. As the autocrat doubles down in the aftermath, experts say international attention and action are more important than ever. Visit Inside...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Greece, Putin, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, US, International, Trends, Eu, European Union, West, United States, New York Times, Ryanair, Poland


The 'shocking' arrest of a Belarusian dissident sparked international condemnation, but it falls into a 'pattern' of ongoing authoritarianism from Alexander Lukashenko

A prominent opponent of Belarus' authoritarian president Roman Protasevich attends an opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, March 25, 2012. AP Photo Belarusian authorities last month diverted a passenger flight in order to arrest a 26-year-old activist. The move shocked the international community, but experts said the step "falls within a certain pattern" for President Alexander Lukashenko. As the autocrat doubles down in the aftermath, experts say international attention and a...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Greece, Putin, Vladimir Putin, North Korea, US, International, Trends, Eu, European Union, West, United States, New York Times, Ryanair, Poland


The bomb threat that Belarus cited to divert the Ryanair plane was sent 24 minutes after the pilots were first told it existed, report says

The Ryanair that was intercepted and diverted to Minsk, Belarus. PETRAS MALUKAS/AFP via Getty Images Belarus diverted a Ryanair flight on Sunday, and arrested an outspoken dissident who was on board. Belarus claimed it received a bomb threat via email from Hamas and informed the pilots. But the email was sent 24 minutes after Belarus alerted pilots of the supposed threat, per The Daily Beast. See more stories on Insider's business page. The supposed bomb threat that Belarus used to jus...
Tags: Politics, Russia, Israel, Trends, Eu, European Union, Ireland, News UK, Ryanair, Moscow, Belarus, Hamas, Sky News, Gaza Strip, Minsk, ATHENS Greece


The father of captured dissident Roman Protasevich said he looked forced and beaten up in his video confession from Belarus

Screenshot from a video of the journalist Roman Protasevich released by Belarusian authorities on May 24, 2021. Via Hanna Liubakova/Twitter Belarus diverted a Ryanair plane on Sunday and arrested a dissident on board. Roman Protasevich often criticized the Belarus government and is charged with organizing protests. Belarus released a video of Protasevich on Monday. His father said he looked coerced and beaten up. See more stories on Insider's business page. The father of the detained B...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Trends, News UK, Ryanair, Poland, Belarus, Reuters, Minsk, Warsaw Poland, ATHENS Greece, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, Michael O Leary, Vilnius Lithuania, Bill Bostock


The father of captured journalist Roman Protasevich said he looked forced and beaten up in his video confession from Belarus

Roman Protasevich in Minsk, Belarus, in March 2017. AP Photo/Sergei Grits Belarus diverted a Ryanair plane on Sunday and arrested a critical journalist on board. Roman Protasevich often criticized the Belarus government and is charged with organizing protests. Belarus released a video of Protasevich on Monday. His father said he looked coerced and beaten up. See more stories on Insider's business page. The father of the detained journalist Roman Protasevich has said that he looked beat...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Trends, News UK, Ryanair, Poland, Belarus, Reuters, Minsk, Warsaw Poland, ATHENS Greece, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, Michael O Leary, Minsk Belarus, Vilnius Lithuania


EU leaders agree on Belarus sanctions after plane diversion

By RAF CASERT, SAMUEL PETREQUIN and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Monday agreed on a set of sanctions against Belarus, including a ban on the use of the 27-nation bloc’s airspace and airports amid fury over the forced diversion of a passenger jet flying between two EU countries in order to arrest an opposition journalist. In what EU leaders have called a brazen “hijacking” of Irish carrier Ryanair’s plane flying from Greece to Lithuania on Sunday, they demanded th...
Tags: Europe, Politics, England, London, News, Greece, Washington, White House, Angela Merkel, Russia, Berlin, Eu, Sport, European Union, World news, Joe Biden


Belarusian authorities post a video of a journalist who was arrested after the government diverted his flight

Roman Protasevich seen on August 31, 2020. Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images Belarus shared video of a journalist detained after the government diverted a passenger flight. KGB agents arrested Roman Protasevich, a critic of President Alexander Lukashenko, Monday. Protasevich said authorities treated him "correctly" and "lawfully" as he was taken into custody. See more stories on Insider's business page. Belarusian authorities posted a video of the journalist arrested Monday after t...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, International, Trends, European Union, Ryanair, Belarus, Lithuania, Journalist, Afp, KGB, Minsk, ATHENS Greece, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, Minsk Belarus


West slams Belarus over jet diversion, journalist arrest

By RAF CASERT and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV BRUSSELS (AP) — Western outrage grew and the European Union threatened more sanctions Monday against Belarus over its forced diversion of a passenger jet to the capital of Minsk in order to arrest an opposition journalist in a dramatic gambit that some said amounted to state terrorism or sheer piracy. Ryanair said Belarusian flight controllers told the crew there was a bomb threat against the plane as it was crossing through Belarus airspace on Sunday and or...
Tags: Europe, Politics, London, News, Angela Merkel, Russia, Berlin, Eu, Sport, European Union, World news, Frankfurt, Soccer, Ireland, Ryanair, Moscow


Belarus had KGB agents on the passenger plane that was diverted to arrest a dissident journalist, Ryanair CEO says

Roman Protasevich. Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images Belarus on Sunday diverted a Ryanair plane and arrested a journalist who was onboard. Roman Protasevich, 26, fled to Poland in 2019 and is accused of terrorism in Belarus. Ryanair's CEO said Monday that Belarusian KGB agents were on the plane during the forced landing. See more stories on Insider's business page. Belarusian KGB agents were onboard the Ryanair plane that was abruptly diverted so a dissident journalist could be...
Tags: Europe, Politics, US, Trends, Eu, Ireland, New York Times, News UK, Ryanair, Athens, The Times, Poland, Belarus, State, KGB, Minsk