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  1. Panorama: Greece: Euro or Bust?

    …In a week of high political drama in Athens and Brussels, Richard Bilton investigates what the crisis means to the people ofGreece. Filming in Athens and Rhodes, he discovers families whose lives…

    BBC One – 20 Jan 2016

Greece country profile

Greece afloat in return for painful government spending cuts and restructuring. Read full profile Television is Greece‘s medium of choice, followed by the press, the internet and…

NewsEurope – 20 Jan 2016
  • Greece profile – Overview

    …the Balkan peninsula, Greece combines the towering mountains of the mainland with over 1,400 islands, the largest of which is Crete. Post-World War II Greece saw rapid economic and social change, with…

    NewsEurope – 22 Jan 2016

    Migrant crisis: Dozens drown in shipwrecks off Greece

    …reach Europe. More than a million migrants arrived in Europe illegally last year. More than 700 died in the Aegean crossing from Turkey to Greece. At least another 100 have died in the Aegean this… the…

    NewsEurope – 22 Jan 2016

    The Newsroom: Dozens Drown as Boat Sinks off Greece

    …Tunisia curfew clampdown, US snow storm, Switzerland ‘made secret PLO deal’ (Photo: Survivors change clothes on Greek island after being rescued by the coast guard. Credit:AP)…

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    HARDtalk: Pierre Moscovici – EU Finance Commissioner

    …Sarah Montague speaks to EU finance commissioner Pierre Moscovici, who will play a pivotal role in negotiations with Europe under pressure to write off some of Greece‘s debts, asking whether Europe’s…

    BBC News Channel – 25 Jan 2016

    Migrant crisis: EU seeks to boost Schengen border controls

    Greece that it could be excluded from the Schengen zone if it failed to put more resources into curbing the migrant influx. Interviewed by Germany’s Welt am Sonntag newspaper, she said that “if the…

    NewsEurope – 24 Dec 2012

    David Suchet: In the Footsteps of St Paul: Episode 2

    …In the second episode, David follows Paul’s mission in Europe to convert the Gentile Roman world to the new Christian faith. InGreece David visits the ancient city of Philippi, where Paul made his…

    BBC One – 8 Jan 2016

    What a people smuggling deal looks like

    …Syrian refugees continue to make the dangerous crossing between Turkey and Greece, with some drowning due to unseaworthy boats. A key component in this journey are the people smugglers who promise…

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  1. HARDtalk: Stathis Kouvelakis

    Greece and its creditors have started negotiating a third rescue package worth up to 86 billion euros, but prime minister Alexis Tsipras is facing a rebellion from the hard left in his party, Syriza…

    BBC News Channel – 27 Feb 2015

HARDtalk: Michael Fuchs – Senior Economic Adviser to Chancellor Angela Merkel

…Berlin doesn’t house any of the European Union’s key institutions, but there is no doubt this is the power capital of Europe – something Greece‘s new left-wing government now knows all too well…

BBC News Channel – 6 May 2015

HARDtalk: Maria Luís Albuquerque

…. She is committed to reviving her own country’s battered economy, to saving the single currency, and to ensuring somehow that Greece pays its debts and stays inside the euro.…

BBC News Channel – 24 Oct 1974

Sir Mortimer and Magnus: Schliemann and Gladstone

…. He talks about the disagreement in 1877 between Heinrich Schliemann, the excavator of Troy, and the statesman William Gladstone over the question of nudity in Ancient Greece.…

BBC – 19 Jan 2016

Armchair Voyage: Hellenic Cruise: Venice to Mycenae

…First transmitted in 1958, Sir Mortimer Wheeler and scholars from the Hellenic Travellers’ Club sail from Venice to Mycenae,Greece to determine why iconic historical sites along this route continue…

BBC – 29 Jan 2015

This Week: 29/01/2015

…Andrew Neil is joined by comedian George Zach to look at whyGreece voted for Syriza. On the week of the 70th anniversary of Auschwitz’s liberation, Esther Rantzen looks at what it means to be Jewish…

BBC One – 15 Jan 2016