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10 of the best luxury seaside hotels in Greece

Filled with lavish amenities ranging from private helicopter transportation and personal butlers, these luxurious seaside hotels offer some of the best places to stay Greece....

10 of the best luxury seaside hotels in Greece

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10 of Europe's best new seaside hotels Looking to stay close to the beach? Check out (and maybe check in to) these stylish, recently opened hotels and apartments from Latvia to Las Palmas On a remote and rocky hillside on the Mani peninsula, a 90-minute drive south from Kalamata airport, Aria Estate is a group of 13 B&B apartments built ...
08:13 2019-06-11

10 of the best family-friendly hotels and villas in Greece From the peaks of the Peloponnese to Greek island beaches, all these places to stay have lots of character plus fun, child-friendly featuresIt’s rare to find a hotel that appeals to children of all ages. Verina Suites does so brilliantly, and has plenty of perks for adults too. Staff in white delive...
11:52 2019-06-02

Relaxation on the road: 8 luxury hotels with world-class spas Nothing relaxes quite like a proper spa treatment, and theses luxury resorts are making a splash with stunning settings and intricate treatments.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Square Feet: Cuba’s New Luxury Hotels Look to Lure Waves of U.S. Tourists As Cuba’s relationship with the United States grows warmer, redevelopment is heating up, too. But obstacles lie between the pent-up demand and the potential payoff....
15:52 2019-05-21

How luxury hotels such as Biarritz’s Hôtel du Palais have helped shape history | Martin Kettle The venue for this weekend’s G7 summit played a pivotal role in Edwardian politicsFew hotels in the world can claim a more storied past than the Hôtel du Palais in Biarritz, where the G7 rich nation summiteers will sit in splendour to discuss world poverty this weekend. Guarded by hundreds of riot p...
10:26 2019-08-24

Review: Mazda's CX-5 Signature tries for a luxury ride without the luxury price Our CX-5 tester had a sticker price of $39,155, which is on the high end of the compact crossover range. For that price, though, you get a serious options list and a fantastic interior....
17:39 2019-06-09

Oh, I don’t like to be beside the seaside… and luckily the boy doesn’t seem to either Slippery sand underfoot is bad enough, but swallowed is an entirely different horribleness – as my son soon discoveredWe brought the boy to Wexford last week, for his first time at the seafront. I gamely grinned and made fun, hoping to instil in him a passion for the beach, but also secretly harbour...
11:13 2019-09-08

Turquoise Coast is the next seaside hotspot The clear waters and sandy beaches of the Turquoise Coast -- or the Turkish Riviera -- are a quieter and less expensive option to other Mediterranean destinations. From Bodrum to Antalaya, find out where to go and what to do....
20:39 2019-07-05

Wasting time at the Polish seaside The EU says it wants to push ahead with a circular economy in the Baltic Sea region. But without concrete incentives and funding, the project may lack muscles, an EU conference in Gdansk heard....
16:39 2019-06-12

Did Jane Austen write the first seaside novel? The author visited the new resorts of Lyme Regis and Sidmouth, and is rumoured to have had a holiday romance. Did she also create a new genre with Sanditon, her strange final work?Sanditon, abandoned unfinished in March 1817, four months before Jane Austen died, is set in a fictional fishing village...
21:52 2019-07-22

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside: Britons on the beach – in pictures From Victorian days out to 21st-century staycations, our coastal resorts are an enduring attraction. These images are from the exhibition Seaside: Photographed, which is at Turner Contemporary, Margate, until 8 September and tours to three other venues in 2020: John Hansard gallery, Southampton, Gru...
13:39 2019-07-22

To be beside the seaside: Whitley Bay's daytrippers – in pictures Markéta Luskačová fell in love with and photographed Whitley Bay in the late 1970s. Her warm and intimate images from 40 years ago capture families young and old enjoying the north-east coast – wind, grey skies and rain notwithstandingBy the Sea is at the Martin Parr Foundation, Bristol, until 5 Oct...
18:26 2019-08-22

Decay and decline: Seaside towns desperate for investment A lack of investment, employment and "appalling" transport links are putting the UK's coastal towns at risk, according to the chair of a new parliamentary group tasked with helping seaside resorts....
07:00 2019-08-11

The Candidate review – corruption and paranoia at the Spanish seaside Antonio de la Torre is magnetic as a politician at the centre of a web of betrayal in Rodrigo Sorogoyen’s slow-burn thrillerThis is one of those rare films that starts as a slog but grows progressively more engrossing as it develops. It finally delivers a wallop of a finale, a concluding 15 minutes ...
16:52 2019-08-01

Rob Ball's Funland: British seaside towns – in pictures “To me, the seaside is heady and joyous all year round,” says photographer Rob Ball. “We have memories of family holidays or time spent by the coast, so we all have a connection to it.” Ball has published three books of coast-based photos since moving to Whitstable on the north coast of Kent more th...
15:00 2019-05-21

No beach bum: Salvini's populist seaside gambit stymies critics Italians take their August beach holidays very seriously and politicians traditionally avoid disturbing them for fear of losing votes. But Matteo Salvini has little time for tradition and nowhere is taboo for his high-octane, non-stop campaigning....
19:13 2019-08-09

Seaside's town high-tech anti-sex toilets will spray users with water Loos in Porthcawl, south Wales, will feature weight sensors and sound alarms to stop anti-social use The Welsh seaside town of Porthcawl is planning to install anti-sex public toilets that would spray occupants with water and sound an alarm.Violent movement sensors would automatically open the doors...
01:26 2019-08-17

Seaside town's high-tech anti-sex toilets will spray users with water Loos in Porthcawl, south Wales, will feature weight sensors and sound alarms to stop anti-social use The Welsh seaside town of Porthcawl is planning to install anti-sex public toilets that would spray occupants with water and sound an alarm.Violent movement sensors would automatically open the doors...
07:52 2019-08-17

Paris fashion week: Bruno Sialelli channels the seaside in Lanvin debut The 31-year-old designer’s first collection looked to the travels of house founder Jeanne Lanvin for inspirationBruno Sialelli may be hard at work as the new boy at Lanvin but he has holidays on the mind. For his first menswear show since his appointment as creative director of the house in January,...
19:26 2019-06-23

British seaside town cordoned off after people experience vomiting, sore eyes, officials say A section of a British seaside town had to be cordoned off for several hours on Sunday after several people experienced vomiting and sore eyes from what officials described as a "hazardous material incident."...
00:26 2019-08-12

Parts of Kejimkujik National Park Seaside closed over Canada Day long weekend due to bear activity The Kejimkujik Seaside area of the park will have restrictions in place on Friday and will be closed until at least Monday, Parks Canada said in a press release. ...
19:52 2019-06-28

Cornish beach houses for sale: enjoy the same views as Virginia Woolf and Daphne du Maurier from these seaside homes What could be nicer than a room (read beach house) of one's own by the sea? Two fine examples in Cornwall with literary links are currently on the market....
12:39 2019-05-31

An Art Deco time capsule: inside the perfectly preserved seaside mansion, with furniture that hasn't been moved for 87 years A virtually untouched Art Deco home, that was the height of luxury when it was built in the Thirties, is for sale for only the second time in its history — with most of its original interiors and furniture still intact....
12:13 2019-06-28

Kylie Jenner's seaside retreat: billionaire's Malibu rental is the former home of Yolanda Hadid – mum to Gigi and Bella The beauty mogul and key member of reality TV's Kardashian clan is moving into the sprawling mansion which featured in The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills when Yolanda Hadid and her daughters Gigi and Bella lived there....
06:39 2019-05-22

Teaching Hotels: Why You Might Want to Stay In One At teaching hotels, including Cornell University’s Statler, you don’t just get top-of-the-class service, you’re part of the lesson plan. Plus: Hotel pros on how to score an upgrade and other tips on acing a hotel stay....
01:13 2019-09-12

Hotels become immigration battleground DETROIT (AP) – There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. government has occasionally detained migran...
04:52 2019-07-22

One in seven hotels on TripAdvisor might use fake reviews Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Travel....
16:00 2019-09-06

5 thrilling new NYC hotels to visit this summer TWA Hotel (JFK Airport) Finally, a reason to thank the airlines for your delay! After nearly two decades of disuse, Eero Saarinen’s petite TWA terminal — a Space Age icon that defined the Golden Era of Travel when it debuted in 1962, but eventually closed in 2001 after the airline’s downfall in the ...
14:52 2019-07-03

From the archive: posh hotels from the 1970s Ranging from £5 to £10 and offering anonymous service and instant coffee, the hotels of the 1970s were gearing themselves up for the boom in mass tourism‘The jumbo jets, now increasingly common over London, have marked the start of the new age,’ writes Eric Clark in the Observer Magazine of 24 May 1...
08:39 2019-08-18

7 luxurious hotels loved by royalty From the British Windsors to the Aga Khan to Monaco's House of Grimaldi, privacy and discretion is paramount for royals when traveling. First-class hospitality, personalized service and luxury amenities are also essential, so it takes a truly remarkable hotel to capture their hearts....
18:01 2019-07-19

Hotels with Instagram-perfect views With the explosion in popularity of Instagram, it increasingly feels like you haven't really been on vacation until you've carefully crafted and posted that all-important shot from your hotel, hacienda or houseboat....
16:26 2019-09-09

The best new hotels and renovated resorts in the Hamptons Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina, Montauk The long-awaited renovation of the old Montauk Yacht Club is the buzziest news on the East End. Debuting Memorial Day weekend, the 107-room property will have all the bells and whistles of a full-on resort: three pools, a kids’ club, a private beach, a c...
18:53 2019-05-23

Hotels pressured not to help ICE detain migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. government has occasionally detained migrants in hotel...
22:39 2019-07-21

These art-filled hotels could moonlight as museums This summer, if you’re looking for a weekend escape that doesn’t skimp on culture, consider these six hotels. They’re easy to get to — but more to the point, they’re all within reach of world-class art and hang it proudly on their walls. Hamilton Princess Bermuda (from $629) Hop a 2-hour-ish flight,...
03:01 2019-05-22

10 of the best hotels, B&Bs and apartments in Brittany, France Brittany’s rugged coastline is dotted with great places to stay, from cool contemporary hotels to the watering hole where ‘Onion Johnnies’ once knocked back ciderThe characterful Ty Mad hotel, whose name means “good home”, is set in a stately manor house with 15 airy bedrooms. Neutral decor makes th...
12:39 2019-07-13

Plans for anti-sex toilets in Welsh seaside town 'submitted in error,' council says Plans for public toilets designed to deter vandalism, sexual activity and rough sleeping in a Welsh seaside town were submitted in error, the council has said....
10:13 2019-08-20

The best cities, hotels and airlines, according to Travel + Leisure Looking for the best city to visit? The best hotel to stay in? The best tour company? Look no further than Travel + Leisure's latest rankings.       ...
22:39 2019-07-10

These hotels get the best marks from guests, according to J.D. Power rankings According to the J.D. Power study, quality of sleep is the most important part of a guest's hotel stay.       ...
13:00 2019-07-24

Hotels Have Piled On the Brands. In a Downturn, That Could Be a Problem. As the long bull market shows signs of fatigue, some industry analysts are starting to ask: What will become of all the upstart brands when the economy sours?...
21:52 2019-08-26

| Trump denies anything improper in officials' use of his hotels President Donald Trump has denied anything improper in the use by military personnel and Vice President Mike Pence of his luxury golf resorts while on official travel abroad....
07:13 2019-09-10

Hotels to use QR codes to prove sheets are clean A new service will let guests in China see how clean their sheets are simply by scanning a QR code. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
23:39 2019-07-17

"Best In World": Trump Praises One Of His Hotels On Twitter President Donald Trump used his official Twitter feed to tout an accolade for one of his hotels, despite claims that he has violated ethics laws by using his hotel chain for government business....
01:39 2019-09-14

Checking In at Trump Hotels, for Kinship (and Maybe Some Sway) To ethics lawyers, the most extraordinary aspect of the daily merging of President Trump’s official duties and his commercial interests is that it has now become almost routine....
20:39 2019-09-07

De Blasio tries to bat away ‘quid-pro-quo’ claims with hotels union Mayor Bill de Blasio struggled Friday to bat away quid-pro-quo allegations reported by The Post over City Hall’s pro-Hotel Trades Council policy reversal — which came as the politically powerful union gave his quixotic presidential bid key support. “That’s ridiculous,” ...
23:13 2019-09-13

Choice Hotels CEO on the state of the travel industry Pat Pacious, Choice Hotels CEO, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss the state of the U.S. travel industry and why he sees now as a great time for consumers....
03:26 2019-09-06

US hotels caught in fight over housing detained migrants DETROIT — There’s a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels. Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. For decades, the US government has occasionally detained migrants in ...
22:52 2019-07-22

Hopper expands price predictions to 270,000 hotels in 230 countries Hopper, which uses AI and machine learning to predict travel rates, is expanding its hotel price predictions to roughly 270,000 properties around the globe.Read More...
19:00 2019-06-20

Loews Hotels CEO says trade war makes U.S. less welcoming destination Loews Hotels CEO and Chairman Jonathan Tisch sits down with CNBC's Seema Mody at the NYU Hospitality Investment Conference in New York, where he speaks about the threat of tariffs on tourism and the labor shortage the hospitality industry is trying to tackle....
08:26 2019-06-04

Holiday Inn owner to ditch mini toiletries from 5,000 hotels InterContinental Hotels Group will switch to refillable bottles by 2021 to reduce plastic wasteInterContinental Hotels Group is ditching miniature shampoo, conditioner and body-wash bottles across its 5,000-plus sites worldwide to reduce plastic waste.The owner of the Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza and I...
18:52 2019-07-31

These are the best travel rewards programs for airlines and hotels, according to U.S. News U.S. News & World Report released its Best Travel Rewards Programs rankings ⁠— a detailed look at travel loyalty programs that offer top benefits.       ...
19:00 2019-08-06

Traveling with a furry friend? No problem. These hotels allow pets Taking a vacation often means leaving your beloved pets at home — but what if you didn't have to?       ...
19:26 2019-08-26

IHG hotels to ditch travel-sized amenities to help environment The hospitality company that owns the Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza hotel chains announced Tuesday it's ditching travel-sized bathroom amenities to cut down on plastic waste. ...
21:39 2019-07-31

Fires at three Hawaii hotels investigated as arson, authorities say Authorities in Hawaii are investigating fires that were intentionally set at three high-rise resort hotels near Waikiki Beach over the past four days, officials said Wednesday....
04:52 2019-08-08

I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers Data suggests that the vast majority of Americans have never slept on the roof of a midsize Japanese SUV, but almost everyone has stayed in a hotel. I’m here to tell you that you’re all suckers....
20:39 2019-06-17

| Nigerian police hold suspect after 8 women killed in hotels Nigerian police investigating the murders of at least eight women lured to hotels in the southern city of Port Harcourt say they have arrested a suspect....
01:39 2019-09-19

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million faces its worst shortage in years....
16:13 2019-06-19

Stocks to Watch: Qualcomm, Williams and Park Hotels & Resorts Some of the companies with shares expected to trade actively in Thursday’s session include Qualcomm, Williams, Park Hotels & Resorts and Lam Research....
15:13 2019-08-01

Marriott Hotels Ditching Small Plastic Toiletry Bottles Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it was ditching single-use toiletry bottles as part of plans to reduce its environmental impact....
09:13 2019-08-29

Tarifa holiday guide: the best activities, bars, restaurants and hotels This beach town in the far south of Spain, only a windsurf away from Africa, mixes a surfer vibe with excellent nightlifeIt’s the most southerly town in mainland Europe, only 14km from Africa across the Strait of Gibraltar. It’s a 1,000-year-old walled labyrinth with a youthful party scene and a wor...
09:00 2019-06-01

Explore the new North Fork: The buzziest hotels, restaurants and vineyards Sweet Stays Two new hotels (and another glam inn update) are debuting on the North Fork this season, placing the destination firmly on the New York City weekender’s map. The Menhaden (from $349), in relatively bustling Greenport, weaves seamlessly into the village’s fisherman-chic aesthetic (it’s ch...
16:39 2019-05-24

How this Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be looking at the lens of the millennial travelers," Sonia Cheng told CNBC's "The Brave Ones."...
08:00 2019-05-31

Wake up and work out: Hotels increasingly offer in-room fitness amenities Forget the hotel gym: Many chains are incorporating workout gear right in guest rooms, including stationary bikes, yoga mats and resistance bands.       ...
21:26 2019-06-17

Singapore hotels see best month in years amid Hong Kong turmoil Singapore's hotel occupancy rates have climbed to their highest in over a decade as travelers and business events switched from Hong Kong, where pro-democracy protests have slammed tourist numbers and wider business sentiment....
09:52 2019-09-03

Tokyo 2020: U-turn as hotels agree to wheelchair rooms for Paralympics Promise by Japan that rooms will stay accessible as Paralympics legacy follows Guardian revelation that hotels wanted payment for conversionsThe Japanese government has promised that all hotel rooms that are converted to make them accessible for wheelchair visitors to the 2020 Paralympics will now r...
16:52 2019-06-10

Arson has hit three separate Hawaii hotels this week; Honolulu police investigate The Waikiki Beachcomber by Outrigger, the Alohilani Resort and Hilton Hawaiian Grand Waikikian all experienced intentional fires this week.        ...
06:13 2019-08-08

'Person of interest' sought in 3 suspected arson fires at Hawaii hotels Authorities in Hawaii are investigating fires that they believe were intentionally set at three high-rise resort hotels near Waikiki Beach over the past four days, officials said Wednesday. ...
08:13 2019-08-08

South Korean firm Yanolja that reinvented love hotels gets Booking, GIC funding Yanolja's gentrification of South Korean love hotels has brought the company a valuation of more than $1 billion from investors keen to capitalize on the globalization of a novel approach to short-stay accommodation, its chief executive told Reuters....
19:13 2019-06-11

These Key West hotels offer an ‘underwater library’ for book lovers Don’t you just love laying by the pool and reading a good book? What if you could actually be in the pool and continue to read it? Buzz60’s Maria Mercedes Galuppo has more.       ...
21:39 2019-08-22

Mecca's Finest Hotels Have 1 Main Selling Point To Grab Wealthy Pilgrims Five-star hotels with views of Islam's holiest site and luxury hajj pilgrimage packages are attracting a super-wealthy clientele and establishing Mecca as the capital of premium religious tourism....
14:39 2019-08-12

Pebble Beach car week isn't for budget travelers. Prices get jacked for tickets, hotels, even gas Thousands of people descend on the normally quiet Monterey Peninsula coast for what has come to be known as "Pebble Beach car week," but it is not an event for those on a tight budget....
16:39 2019-08-17

Millionaire evaded cops in wife’s slaying by staying in luxe Mexico hotels The California millionaire who was arrested last weekend for his wife’s 2012 slaying managed to elude capture for four years in Mexico by shacking up in luxury hotels and constantly moving around, police said Tuesday. Peter Gregory Chadwick, 54, had been living under various aliases in Mexico ...
23:26 2019-08-06

Imran Khan To Stay At Envoys Home, Avoid Expensive Hotels In US: Report Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed his desire to stay at the country's ambassadors official residence in Washington instead of an expensive hotel during his three-day visit to the US......
08:00 2019-07-08

Jalopnik I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers | Kotaku Why I Jalopnik I Slept on the Roof of a Honda Passport to Prove That Hotels Are for Suckers | Kotaku Why I Left Breath of the Wild Unfinished | io9 A Crew of VFX Artists Take on the CGI of the Star Wars Prequels | Skillet You Should Grill Whole Heads of Garlic This Summer | The Takeout Apple Jacks are gar...
00:39 2019-06-18

Trump Report Card: Bolton firing, debt, hotels cloud week This week’s White House Report Card finds President Trump sizing up his choices for a fourth national security adviser, cheering his Supreme Court endorsement of changing U.S. asylum policy and continuing to pack federal courts with his young judges....
04:52 2019-09-15

Wisconsin too cheesy for Dems? Many 2020 delegates snag hotels closer to Chicago: reports Nearly half of the delegations scheduled to attend the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee next July will stay in hotels across the state line in Illinois -- stretching as far as the Chicago area, officials said.   ...
13:00 2019-08-23

The Leela Hotels Dilli 32 Restaurant Serves As The Perfect Gateway To The Ancient Indian Culinary E Dilli 32 of The Leela Ambience Convention Hotel serves a delightful variety of regional Indian cuisines, from Awadhi to North Indian, to Mughlai and to other provincial cuisines....
19:00 2019-06-27

UN, world leaders, condemn Sri Lanka terrorist attacks targeting churches, hotels, which leave more than 200 dead More than 200 have been killed and hundreds injured by a series of explosions inside churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, as Christians gathered for services to celebrate Easter. In a statement, UN chief António Guterres said he was "outraged by the terror attacks" and called for the perpetrators to be...
14:39 2019-05-21

Fort Lauderdale tourists evacuated from hotels after water main break cripples beach town Fort Lauderdale, Florida, hotels are evacuating guests after a water main break has threatened an area water outage.       ...
03:52 2019-07-19

Half-Full Hotels and Cheap Rooms: Hong Kong Tourism Suffers Worst Month Since SARS The number of tourists visiting the city suffered one of the biggest drops on record in August, one of the clearest indications that months of antigovernment protests are decimating parts of the local economy....
16:00 2019-09-09

Massages, Five-Star Hotels, Porsches, And... Mayo-Slathered Sushi?: Tennis Writers Reveal Best (And Worst) Tournament Perks As a rube who has only ever covered one tennis tournament—the U.S. Open (once in 2017 and once this year)—I was blown away by the perks given to credentialed media: $25 per diem to spend on food around the grounds or in the media cafeteria! Great seats! Free parking! Shuttles to and from the hotels!...
18:26 2019-09-17

The Luxury Car Industry's New-Old Bosses The German luxury car industry has stalled. Getting the engine running again may require fresher thinking than the insiders appointed to run both BMW and Daimler can supply....
18:00 2019-07-19

The 2019 BMW X5 Is What a Luxury Car Should Feel Like When it comes to picking between serious driving performance and ride comfort, it might be time to admit I have chosen my side and so has the 2019 BMW X5 4oi—a big, cushy cruiser that’s competent enough in regular driving, but really shines more in everything else it does....
04:13 2019-06-13

Top 10 best luxury SUVs 2019 Land Rover may make several appearances in this list, but plenty of other brands have an offering in this premium segment Luxury SUVs have become a staple of premium car makers' line-ups, with at least one from every major player, and each accounting for a healthy chunk of their manufacturers globa...
04:39 2019-07-19

Top 10 best luxury cars 2019 Luxury cars are not just defined by their cosseting ride, extensive levels of technology and refinement, but the level of prestige they bring. But which one has the most class to top our best ten list? Luxury cars – a class comprised in significant proportion of large traditional limousine saloons...
18:39 2019-06-19

This new luxury jewelry looks like pasta If you have an appetite for accessories, this new jewelry will make you hungry. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
17:26 2019-08-08

What Counts as a Luxury Car Nowadays? Certain categories of vehicles are easy to define. We can describe what makes a performance car or an off-road vehicle from its roof line to its tires. But the term “luxury car,” while it does come with specific implications behind it, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to really pin down exactly...
18:26 2019-05-29

Three more luxury retailers headed to ‘Gansevoort Row’ What retail drought? Three more luxury retailers are heading to “Gansevoort Row,” a large portion of a city block in the Meatpacking District that is being redeveloped by Aurora Capital and William E. Gottlieb Real Estate. Italian fashion brand Brunello Cucinelli, jacket seller Belstaff and clothing...
19:39 2019-07-31

A Luxury Surf Vacation Where You'd Least Expect In pursuit of warm water and forgiving waves, a surfer of a certain age sets his sights on El Salvador, where a new high-end resort combines adventure and affordable luxury...
21:52 2019-06-28

Why $100,000 for a luxury pickup is suddenly within reach You'll need some serious towing capacity to afford the increasingly luxurious pickups hitting dealerships from Chevrolet, Ford, Ram and others.       ...
12:13 2019-07-05

No luxury: book containing tampons is runaway hit Protest against Germany’s 19% tax on sanitary products sells out first print run in one dayOpen up a book and you can find a whole world. But the first book from the German startup the Female Company offers something more straightforward: within its covers are 15 tampons. And it is flying off the sh...
19:52 2019-06-21

Here's the Last 1 Ton Luxury Truck You Can Buy New With a Manual Transmission What appears to be the last remaining 2018 Ram 3500 Laramie that you can buy brand new with a manual transmission has apparently been languishing on a dealer’s lot in Pennsylvania for more than six months. Folks, I am crestfallen....
01:26 2019-06-14

GMC's new pickup focus: Luxury that's down to earth The customer feedback "really led to the way I describe AT4, and that's premium off-road," say GMC designer Carl Zipfel. "And it's something that really doesn't exist in the segment."...
13:00 2019-08-31

Time to buy!: Luxury car prices have fallen Luxury car brands like Lamborghini, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin and others have experienced price drops since peaking in 2017.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

The Crossover Craze Has Taken Over The U.S. Luxury Market Crossovers and SUVs have taken over the luxury vehicle market in the U.S., Ford and Lincoln prepare for EV crossovers, Ferrari wants to make more cars but not too many more cars, the Toyota RAV4 gets recalled, and Fiat’s future vehicles. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, Aug. 20...
16:39 2019-08-20

Some Luxury Brands Look Frayed Second-Hand Websites that sell second-hand handbags and watches offer a quick read on which brands hold their value over time—and investors in luxury stocks should take note....
21:01 2019-05-27

5 dead from storms on northern Greece Powerful storms have raged over Greece’s northern Halkidiki region, leaving at least five people dead and 20 injured as trees and electricity pylons toppled...
02:39 2019-07-11

After criticism, Greece toughens rape law ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has toughened its legislation to define rape as any non-consensual sexual act, following criticism that an earlier proposed overhaul of the current definition was too lenient to offenders. The last-minute change approved in parliament Thursday is lauded by activists who ...
18:39 2019-06-06

Barron Hilton, who expanded family's Hilton Hotels empire, dies at 91 Hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton died on Thursday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles. He was 91.       ...
04:39 2019-09-21

Mercedes-Maybach luxury SUV set for 2019 launch The Mercedes-Maybach SUV as imagined by Autocar Rival of Bentley Bentayga, Range Rover SVAutobiography Dynamic and Rolls-Royce Cullinan will cost around £150,000 Mercedes-Benz is set to crown its SUV line-up with a plush new Maybach-badged GLS model that’s been conceived to act as an upmarket riv...
11:39 2019-09-11

Caspian Sea finally opens to luxury cruises A decades-long legal dispute over the status of the Caspian Sea is finally resolved, meaning Azerbaijan, Russia, Iran, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan will soon be open to luxury cruise trips....
12:00 2019-05-31

Luxury homes for sale in the Hamptons this summer Summer in the Hamptons may be in full swing, but it’s not too late to snag a piece of the action, with several East End beauties still on the market. If wide-open vistas are on your wish list, check out Listowel Estate in Water Mill. Surrounded on three sides by farmland and fronting Mecox Bay on th...
14:39 2019-07-03

Luxury online reseller The RealReal files for IPO U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc filed paperwork for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday....
01:13 2019-06-01

Luxury Investors Get a Wake-Up Call From China A weaker yuan is a direct threat to the growth hopes of Europe’s top luxury brands. It will force investors to take the sector’s over-dependence on China more seriously....
17:13 2019-08-05

Apple's Newest Luxury Product Is Privacy Apple wants to sell you all kinds of new services: music, magazines, a TV show about the Russians landing on the Moon first. But with the announcement of iOS 13, it looks like the company is turning one of its classic features into a service all its own. Next-level privacy is about to be the best th...
17:00 2019-06-04

Matt Prior: Where are the compact luxury cars? Luxurious? Yes, but can it squeeze through tiny gaps in traffic? No Space is both one of the main draws, and drawbacks, of a luxury wafter, so do they have to be so big? There’s a certain luxury to space,” says Lotus design chief Russell Carr on the Eveeya/Eveyea/Evidja. And he’s right.  Certainl...
07:39 2019-08-09

Lexus teases a 1,600-horsepower luxury yacht After first releasing renderings of the yacht in 2018, Lexus shared a teaser video on Tuesday of its new LY650.       ...
05:39 2019-07-05

Mercedes' vision of ‘sustainable modern luxury' Mercedes-Benz is introducing an electric luxury sedan concept at the Frankfurt auto show this week. Sketches and renderings hint at what might be the EQS, a flagship four-door EV....
06:52 2019-09-09

Secondhand luxury retailer The RealReal jumps almost 50% after IPO The shares jumped from an IPO price of $20 apiece Thursday to almost $30 in morning trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol REAL, giving it a preliminary market value of $2.49 billion....
17:26 2019-06-28

Luxury Holidays and SUVs Are Badges of Shame Now Climate protesters have realized there’s great mileage in making people feel ashamed of their consumer choices. The car and air industries should worry....
15:00 2019-06-21

Luxury Car of the Year 2019: Mercedes S-Class Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The Mercedes S-Class is the 2019 Auto Express Luxury Car of the Year, with the Bentley Continental GT and Range Rover commended...
03:13 2019-07-10

Mercedes-Maybach luxury SUV to be revealed in November The Mercedes-Maybach SUV as imagined by Autocar Bentley Bentayga and Rolls-Royce Cullinan rival set to cost around £150,000 Mercedes-Benz will crown its SUV line-up in November with the reveal of a plush new Maybach-badged GLS model conceived to act as an upmarket rival to the Bentley Bentayga, R...
18:26 2019-09-17

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We tracked how they get there....
14:13 2019-07-16

Luxury bottled water is absurd – so why is it so popular? People pay top dollar for ‘premium’ brands indistinguishable in blind taste tests from tap water – is it about status, wellness or something more fundamental?Last year, judges at the 28th International Berkeley Springs Water Tasting competition deemed the best bottled water in the world to be an Aus...
08:52 2019-07-16

A Luxury Box at Citi Field, an M.T.A. Contract and $188,000 for Cuomo Gov. Andrew Cuomo attacks Metropolitan Transportation Authority contractors for profiting from the agency. But he relies on some of the same firms for major campaign cash....
18:26 2019-07-31

The refreshed Audi A7 hits all the right luxury marks Driving fatigue can set in after just a few hours behind the wheel. Even when you're behind the wheel of some of the most luxurious vehicles in the world, you're going to want to pull over, stretch your legs and give your backside a rest. The sam......
16:52 2019-05-22

Electric SUV megatest: Mercedes EQC vs luxury rivals Four electric SUVs, roughly 1100 miles of range (in theory) Merc's EV faces a tough, real-world test against rivals, the Audi E-tron, Jaguar I-Pace and Tesla Model X Tuesday, 8.43am, Milton Keynes Coachway: Britain’s latest and most powerful electric car charging station, installed by Ionity in a...
17:00 2019-09-14

Only scenario where Yankees would blow by highest luxury tax The looming luxury tax won’t hold the Yankees back. Hal Steinbrenner said Wednesday morning he would be willing to surpass the highest luxury tax threshold ($246 million) if it meant making a move that would put the Yankees “over the top” in pursuit of a championship. “If I really felt we needed tha...
20:00 2019-06-19

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanctions against the country. The report by Washington D.C.-based non-profit research organization the Center for Advanced Defense Studies (C4ADS) says th...
15:52 2019-07-17

Violent Thunderstorms Kill at Least 7 in Northern Greece Six foreigners were said to be among the dead after intense wind and rain hit the Halkidiki region. More than 100 others were injured, officials said....
18:26 2019-07-11

Greece: Authorities search for missing US scientist Authorities on the Greek island of Crete have launched a search for a missing American scientist, 59-year-old Suzanne Eaton, who had been attending a conference there this week...
06:52 2019-07-06

Greece drafting bid for Parthenon sculpture loan from UK Greece is preparing a formal request to borrow the British Museum’s collection of sculptures removed more than 200 years ago from the ancient Parthenon temple in Athens...
22:13 2019-09-03

Australia and France advance to last eight as U.S. beat Greece Australia and France reached the basketball World Cup quarter-finals with a match to spare after tight wins over their respective rivals while holders the United States edged closer to the last eight with the 69-53 defeat of Greece on Saturday....
18:13 2019-09-07

Several killed in heavy storms in northern Greece Six people have been killed and dozens more have been injured after tornadoes and violent hailstorms hit the Halkidiki peninsula. The victims, including two children, were tourists visiting Greece....
14:26 2019-07-11

At least five dead as severe weather hits Greece At least five people were killed and dozens injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, the fire brigade said....
02:13 2019-07-11

Tsipras, Having Changed Greece, Now Seems Poised to Lose It As elections approach Sunday, polls suggest the prime minister faces a stinging rejection from voters still hurting and angry after a decade of austerity....
16:52 2019-07-05

Migration to Greece is Rising, as Erdogan Warns of Still More The rate of arrivals is still just a fraction of the 2015 peak, but comes as Turkey threatens allow a wave of migrants to pass through Turkey to Europe....
15:39 2019-09-11

Magnitude-5.3 Earthquake in Greece Causes Athenians to Run Into the Streets (ATHENS, Greece) — A strong earthquake hit Friday near the Greek capital of Athens, causing residents to run into the streets in fear and firefighters to check for people trapped in elevators. The Athens Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 but the U.S. G...
19:52 2019-07-19

Cruise ship rescues 111 migrants off Greece The Marella Discovery picked up 111 migrants, including 33 children, near Greece's Peloponnese peninsula. Despite a large fall in migrants crossing the Mediterranean, six people die each day making the journey....
01:39 2019-07-22

Scientist vanishes on run while at Greece conference, family says An American scientist vanished while attending a conference in Greece last week — and her family fears she may have fallen while jogging on one of the tourist area’s picturesque cliffs. Suzanne Eaton — a molecular biologist at the Max Institute in Dresden, Germany — hasn̵...
18:39 2019-07-08

After bailouts, Greece wants easier budget targets Greece’s new conservative government is confirmed by Parliament, wants to ease tough budget restrictions set by bailout lenders two years ahead of schedule...
01:26 2019-07-23

Four more villages evacuated as wildfires rage on in Greece More than 250 firefighters were battling four wildfires on the Greek island of Evia on Friday, with authorities ordering the evacuation of four villages as a precaution....
02:39 2019-07-06

The Peloponnesian War: Intrigues and Conquests in Ancient Greece When speaking of ancient Greece, most of us tend to think of their sprawling city states, iconic classical culture, philosophers, and myths – and rightly so. ...
03:13 2019-08-05

Several tourists die as freak storm strikes Greece Seven people, including six tourists, were killed and dozens more injured in a freak storm Wednesday that tore through north Greece, officials said. The storm slammed the tourist destination of Halkidiki, where gale-force winds, heavy rain and hail battered the northern region, the BBC reported. Dur...
01:52 2019-07-12

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might offer a solution, but it remains incomplete....
18:00 2019-06-23

US warns Greece not to harbor Iranian tanker An Iranian-flagged oil tanker recently released by Gibraltar is once again causing diplomatic tensions. The US has warned that any assistance given to the vessel would be considered as support for terrorism....
04:39 2019-08-21

Wildfires wreak havoc from France to Greece With EU air support, nearly 400 firefighters are working to extinguish a blaze on the Greek island of Evia. In France, more than 500 firefighters are battling a blaze that has destroyed 900 hectares of pine forest....
16:13 2019-08-16

U.S. Warns Greece Against Assisting Iran Oil Tanker The U.S. has warned Greece against assisting the Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar last week, saying those who help the vessel, which is carrying oil deemed illicit, would face immigration and potential criminal consequences....
19:00 2019-08-20

Greece calls on Germany to negotiate over war reparations The Greek government says it has asked Germany to enter negotiations regarding Athens' claim for reparations from the two world wars. Germany hasn't been willing to reopen talks, saying the issue was settled long ago....
03:00 2019-06-05

Germany says question of reparations to Greece is settled BERLIN (AP) — The German government is underlining its position that the question of World War II reparations to Greece has been settled, after Athens asked Berlin to enter talks on paying compensation. Greece’s ambassador submitted a formal request Tuesday. German foreign ministry spokesman R...
13:52 2019-06-05

Greece: Athens' first mosque to open this year Greece's largest city is the only European capital without an official mosque. Despite years of opposition from the conservatives and the Orthodox Church, that's set to change later this year....
08:26 2019-06-08

Just walk away: dodging the bling on Folegandros, Greece This small Cyclades island seems to be all sparkly sandals and chic frocks but out of town fantastic cliffs and quiet beaches take overNext week: Milos and Sifnos• Amorgos, Kalymnos, IkariaIkaria was arcadian, Kalymnos devilishly entertaining and Amorgos hauntingly beautiful. So far, my Greek island...
15:52 2019-08-17

Greece: Athens mosque likely to open in September Greece's education and religion minister says the country's first state-sponsored mosque is likely to begin operating in September, about three years after its construction was approved by parliament....
15:39 2019-06-07

U.S. Warns Greece Against Hosting Iran Oil Tanker The U.S. has warned Greece against hosting the Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar days earlier, saying those who facilitate the vessel, which is carrying oil deemed illicit, would face immigration and potential criminal consequences....
10:13 2019-08-20

Second-hand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
10:13 2019-06-15

Greece pledges no help for Iranian tanker after U.S. warning Greece said Wednesday it won't allow a controversial Iranian oil tanker to pass through territorial waters on its way to Syria, following a stern warning from the United States....
16:39 2019-08-21

Wildfire blazes through forest in southern Greece Authorities in Greece say dozens of firefighters are trying to contain a large wildfire that is blazing through a forested region in the south but not directly threatening inhabited areas....
17:39 2019-06-10

Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens....
15:52 2019-06-15

Iranian supertanker that US tried to seize is now heading toward Greece An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has left Gibraltar and was heading Monday east into the Mediterranean Sea, with its next destination reported to be Greece....
22:26 2019-08-19

Greece sees its future as the Florida of Europe Tourist chiefs ask for investment to build on success in doubling visitor numbersTourists in hats, cameras slung around their necks, crane them for a view. In the heart of old Athens, it is a reminder that the holiday season has begun. Last week as parties from cruise ships were guided through the n...
19:13 2019-06-30

Giannis Antetokounmpo to play for Greece at World Cup ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo will play for Greece at this year’s basketball World Cup in China, saying Friday he can play any position. The Milwaukee Bucks player and NBA MVP said he hasn’t “talked to the coach about which position I’ll be playing … the i...
18:39 2019-06-28

Through Our Eyes – pictures taken by young migrants in Greece Through Our Eyes is a photographic project by teenage asylum seekers living in a camp on Samos island, Greece. They were each given a disposable camera and asked to document their daily lifeThis collection of photographs taken by teenage asylum seekers in Samos offers an intimate and powerful portra...
14:39 2019-08-12

Greece: Villages evacuated as wildfires rage As a major wildfire on the island of Evia continues to spread, rescuers are racing to evacuate hundreds of people. "The only way for this fire to be extinguished is when there's nothing left to burn," a firefighter said....
20:52 2019-08-13

Odyssey’s end: exploring Milos and Sifnos, Greece On his last leg – literally – of a summer tour, our writer finds two lesser-known Cyclades islands are full of mostly pleasant surprises, from the warm hospitality to swimming off deserted beachesDawn was breaking as I swam out from Paliochori beach. Twenty metres offshore, in the first rays of sunl...
13:00 2019-08-25

Hilton Plays Catch-Up in Luxury-Travel Market Hilton Worldwide Holdings plans to open 11 more luxury hotels globally this year as it tries to catch up to its competitors in the growing luxury-travel market....
07:00 2019-07-15

On California’s Delicious (and Dull) Luxury Dining Circuit The French Laundry, the Restaurant at Meadowood and SingleThread have much in common: amazing precision, sky-high prices and a sedating sort of predictability....
20:26 2019-09-17

Samsung’s epic Wall TV just got a ‘luxury’ upgrade – now 292-inches and 8K Earlier this year, it was revealed that Samsung’s monstrous 'The Wall' MicroLED TV would be made available in 75-inch and 219-inch models, but now the South Korean electronics giant is taking things even further, announcing an upgraded version in The Wall Luxury. Starting at 73...
06:13 2019-06-13

3 Killed In Georgia Luxury Hotel Helicopter Crash Three people died on Thursday when a helicopter owned by one of Georgia's top luxury hotels crashed in a northern mountainous region of the country, emergency services said....
22:39 2019-06-06

Airbnb launches $1,000+ per night luxury rental tier Airbnb is offering a luxury tier that starts at $1,000 per night. Buzz60’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
15:13 2019-07-12

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, reports say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.       ...
19:00 2019-07-15

Hey big spender - how luxury brands are raising the stakes on Instagram Big-spending luxury brands like Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Christian Dior are splashing out on everything from dance-fuelled fashion shows to teams of advisers as they target social media platforms in the hunt for young shoppers....
17:13 2019-06-07

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, report say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.       ...
22:39 2019-07-14

2020 Cadillac CT5 Luxury priced far below CTS sedan predecessor Cadillac's new sedan coming to market this fall will be priced far below the sedan it replaces, and will offer added content and better performance.       ...
16:13 2019-07-18

California’s Luxury Dining Circuit: Delicious and Dull The French Laundry, the Restaurant at Meadowood and SingleThread have much in common: amazing precision, sky-high prices and a sedating sort of predictability....
01:13 2019-09-18

These luxury beach homes are made to cozy up to nature While Leslie and Clifford Cohen were dreaming up the home they planned to build on a wetland property on the North Fork of Long Island in New York, their architect arrived with an unusual tool for an empty property: a 12-foot ladder....
06:13 2019-08-26

This Is How Kim Jong-un Circumvents Sanctions to Get the Luxury Cars He Craves The world laughed earlier this year when North Korean dictator Kim Jung-un’s security detail jogged along side Kim’s armored Benz. How he got that Benz through the strict sanctions placed on his country, not even Mercedes could say. The New York Times revealed Tuesday the complicated graft, which ...
01:00 2019-07-17

Luxury department store Barneys files bankruptcy - NYT U.S. luxury department store chain Barneys New York Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to restructure its business and pursue a sale, the New York Times reported on Tuesday....
07:13 2019-08-06

Snap’s new Spectacles capture 3D video and aim for the luxury crowd When Snap first revealed its Spectacles in 2016, they were something of a mini-phenomenon. Here was a pair of wacky sunglasses sold through wacky vending machines that could record video in a circular format. At the time, some thought pivoting into hardware could be the company’s defense against inc...
07:00 2019-08-14

Fire destroys 115-year-old former luxury hotel in Dallas DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say an early-morning fire has destroyed a vacant 115-year-old former luxury hotel just south of downtown Dallas. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says nobody was hurt in Tuesday’s blaze at what used to be the Ambassador Hotel. Evans says the caretaker was in a...
16:39 2019-05-28

Luxury online reseller The RealReal closes up more than 40% in debut Shares of U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc closed up more 40% in their debut on Friday, giving it a market capitalization of around $2.4 billion and signaling investor appetite for listings of consumer companies....
23:13 2019-06-28

Alibaba to buy luxury e-commerce business from Netease for $2 billion Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will buy e-commerce business Kaola from Chinese gaming company NetEase Inc for $2 billion, adding a platform that specializes in supplying luxury goods from abroad to Chinese consumers....
07:13 2019-09-06

New Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS concept is 470bhp luxury EV Vision EQS shows that electric luxury car will be the most sophisticated Mercedes to date when it arrives in 2021 Mercedes-Benz has previewed its upcoming EQS luxury saloon with the unveiling of a new 470bhp electric-powered concept at the Frankfurt motor show.  Called the Vision EQS, the new four-...
23:00 2019-09-10

Why Hyundai's Well-Priced Palisade Deserves to Be Labeled a Luxury SUV Dan Neil says you’d be a fool to call Hyundai’s Palisade—with its high-end features, from 10-inch touch screen to Nappa leather seats and noise-deadening materials—anything but a luxury SUV....
20:13 2019-08-16

Luxury handbag maker Mulberry heads to the pub after £5m loss Company seeking to attract younger shoppers with series of music gigs in London pubsThe luxury handbag maker Mulberry is aiming to raise its profile with younger shoppers with a series of music gigs in pubs after falling to a £5m loss.The Somerset-based company said it was investing in the UK market...
02:13 2019-06-20

Luxury Hamptons homes now come with professional sports facilities For real-estate players with unlimited means, dream homes come tricked out with professional sporting facilities. The eight-bedroom, 12-bathroom Three Ponds Farm estate in Bridgehampton, for example, has a private 18-hole golf course overlooking Long Pond. The 58-acre compound is composed of eight b...
15:52 2019-05-22

How to market uber-luxury travel to the super wealthy CEO of Half Moon Bay Antigua, William Anderson, explains to CNBC's James Wright how to sell $25M plots to the super rich, when the resort hasn't even been built....
21:39 2019-05-31

Luxury online reseller The RealReal soars 40% in debut Shares of U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc jumped 40% in their debut on Friday, giving it a market capitalization of $2.32 billion and signaling investor appetite for listings of consumer companies....
20:26 2019-06-28

An inside look at Jeff Bezos' new $80 million NYC luxury apartment CNBC's Robert Frank reports on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' newest apartment purchase in New York City with exclusive video of the interior before Bezos purchased the four-floor, 12-bedroom apartment....
07:52 2019-06-06

Trump Wants His New Friends to Come Over and Play at His Luxury Clubhouse Next Time This year’s G7 summit of world leaders may still be underway, but that hasn’t stopped President Donald Trump from already thinking ahead to next year’s confab and the fact that he’d really, really, like it if people just came over to his house instead....
19:52 2019-08-26

Mexico to auction off seized luxury goods to help poor MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador hasn’t just moved out of the luxurious president’s residence, he’s using it to auction off seized luxury goods to raise money for poor communities. López Obrador stayed in his middle-class condominium and turned the L...
02:39 2019-05-22

Greece to deny support to Iranian oil tanker under US pressure Greece has told Tehran it will not aid the Iranian flagged vessel by allowing it to dock. The US had suggested anyone cooperating with the tanker's requests was also assisting Iranian and Syrian campaigns of terror....
17:00 2019-08-21

British scientist's body found after she disappeared in Greece during a run The body of British scientist Natalie Christopher has been found in Greece after she vanished while out on a run on Monday, police said on Wednesday....
21:52 2019-08-07

Migrants posing as volleyball players arrested in Greece Greek police said the Syrian nationals had hoped to travel to Switzerland with illegally obtained Ukrainian passports. Migrants carrying fake documents are often stopped at Greek airports....
23:26 2019-09-22

Suspect arrested in Greece over 1985 TWA plane hijacking The Lebanese man was allegedly involved in the 1985 hijacking of the Trans World Airlines flight and the murder of an American naval officer. Greek authorities say there was a Europe-wide arrest warrant out for the man....
00:52 2019-09-22

Greece scraps law banning police from university campuses Repeal of law was key part of Kyriakos Mitsotakis’s election campaignGreece’s newly elected, centre-right government has ignored leftists’ protests to overturn a law that had prohibited police from entering universities.In a stormy debate preceding Thursday’s vote, the prime minister, Kyriakos Mitso...
04:00 2019-08-09

Oil-carrying Iranian supertanker wanted by U.S. heads for Greece Iranian government officials have yet to publicly acknowledge the ship's next destination, or where it will discharge its cargo of 2.1 million barrels of crude oil. Iran has denied it was ever headed for Syria....
07:26 2019-08-20

Greece: Suspect charged for US scientist’s slaying in Crete A 27-year-old man was charged with murder and rape Tuesday in the killing of an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island of Crete and whose body was found in a tunnel formerly used as a storage site during World War II...
17:39 2019-07-16

Priest’s son arrested in murder of American scientist in Greece A 27-year-old Greek farmer — the son of a priest — has been arrested after confessing to raping and murdering the California scientist who was found dead in a World War II bunker on the island of Crete. The unnamed suspect, who was brought in for questioning Monday, was arrested after he “conf...
18:00 2019-07-16

Hundreds more migrants from island arrive in northern Greece A ship carrying more than 780 asylum seekers who had been in a camp on the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos has arrived in Greece’s northern port of Thessaloniki...
13:26 2019-09-03

Greece offers sculpture swap in bid for Parthenon marbles Prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis makes pitch for pragmatic deal to end historic battle over Elgin treasuresTo Greece’s delight, a bust of Pericles now graces 10 Downing Street. Within hours of assuming office as prime minister, Boris Johnson had placed a plaster likeness of the Athenian soldier-st...
05:00 2019-09-01

Fire resurges on Greece's Evia, challenges firefighters Aircraft and firefighters on the ground fought a blaze that burned large tracts of pristine pine forest on the Greek island of Evia on Wednesday as the wildfire flared up again at different spots....
20:13 2019-08-14

Hundreds evacuated as Greece fights dozens of wildfires Greek authorities evacuated hundreds of people on the island of Samos, after firefighters fought more than 50 wildfires over the weekend, one of which threatened a popular beach resort....
22:13 2019-08-26

Greece: Strong earthquake strikes northwest of Athens A 5.0 magnitude earthquake has struck Greece, northwest of the capital. A seismologist appealed for calm but warned residents to be prepared for aftershocks....
17:39 2019-07-19

AfD candidate admits to joining neo-Nazi rally in Greece Leaked documents showed that Andreas Kalbitz was one of "14 neo-Nazis" who took part in the march. But the man attempting to become the populist Alternative for Germany's first state premier has denied extremist links....
20:39 2019-08-30

Greece vows to refuse aid to Iranian oil tanker eyed by US Greece vowed Wednesday to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days after the U.S. threatened sanctions on any country that offered aid to the tanker believed to be linked to an Iranian terrorist organization as it passed...
13:52 2019-08-22

Greece's Marxist minister is back with a message for Europe He caused a stir with unorthodox tactics at the peak of Greece's debt crisis four years ago, sees politics as a job that stinks but still needs doing, and says the European Union needs fixing....
17:13 2019-05-22

Ancient DNA reveals that Jews' biblical rivals were from Greece Genetic sequencing of bones and teeth from ten Philistines who lived in what is now Israel 3200 years ago suggests a surge of migration from the Aegean at the time...
22:00 2019-07-03

Greece briefly shuts the Acropolis as Athens sizzles Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
20:52 2019-07-04

Greece wildfires: 4 more villages evacuated on Evia island Greek authorities say four villages were evacuated overnight on the island of Evia after two new brush fires broke out several hours after a major blaze led to the mobilization of more than 100 firefighters and the evacuation of another village...
10:39 2019-07-05

Greece Briefly Shuts The Acropolis As Over Heatwave In Athens Greece shut the Acropolis Hill for a few hours on Thursday to protect visitors to one of the world's most popular tourist attractions from a heatwave that has engulfed Athens....
18:13 2019-07-04

Terna, Mohegan to bid for casino at Greece's Hellenikon project Greek contractor GEK Terna said on Thursday it has teamed up with U.S. casino operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment to bid to build a casino inside a planned 8-billion-euro tourist resort on the Athens coastline....
11:26 2019-07-04

Greece asks Germany for talks on billions in war reparations ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s government says it has asked Germany to enter talks on paying huge reparations Athens claims Greece is owed from World War I and World War II. The Greek Foreign Ministry said Greece’s ambassador to Germany submitted a formal request on Tuesday. A parliament...
20:13 2019-06-04

Greece: Body believed to be American died by ‘criminal act’ A state coroner on the Greek island of Crete says the body of a woman believed to be missing American scientist Suzanne Eaton died as a result of a ‘criminal act’...
18:26 2019-07-10

Greece’s left-wing PM ousted by conservative party ATHENS, Greece — Conservative party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was being sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister Monday, a day after his resounding win over left-wing Alexis Tsipras, who led the country through the tumultuous final years of its international bailouts. Mitsotakis’ New Democracy party...
18:39 2019-07-08

Greece, North Macedonia open embassies after name deal Greece has upgraded its diplomatic mission to North Macedonia’s capital of Skopje to an embassy, following a deal to normalize relations with its neighbor — which renamed itself from Macedonia...
16:39 2019-05-31

Greece’s Experiment With Populism Holds Lessons for Europe Greece’s radicals won praise for transforming themselves into a mainstream party of the center left. But the country’s economy has suffered greatly under their leadership....
16:39 2019-07-09

2 tourists killed by heavy storms in Switzerland and Greece Authorities say a tourist has drowned in Switzerland’s Lake Geneva after her boat capsized in a driving storm and another was killed in nearby France.       ...
20:13 2019-06-16

Unknown attackers throw red paint at Greece's parliament Vandals on Tuesday hurled red paint at Greece's parliament, one of the most heavily guarded buildings in central Athens, before dispersing into nearby streets....
15:00 2019-05-21

Six tourists killed in fierce storm in northern Greece Two children among dead after series of incidents in Halkidiki region, with dozens injuredSix tourists have been killed and dozens of people injured in a fierce storm in northern Greece, authorities have said.Strong winds and hail hit the Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednes...
16:13 2019-07-11

Aging voters in Greece keep traditional campaigning alive As balloting for the European Parliament gets underway Thursday, voters over 55 are emerging as a powerful bloc on a rapidly aging continent where younger voters are staying away from the polls in growing numbers....
22:52 2019-05-23

7 dead after quick, powerful storm hits Greece Hailstorms, heavy rain and gale-force winds slammed the Halkidiki region of northern Greece Wednesday night, killing at least seven people, officials said....
21:00 2019-07-11

Bulgaria, Greece start work on gas pipeline from Azerbaijan SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria and Greece are launching the construction of a pipeline to transport Azeri gas to Bulgaria to ease its almost total dependence on Russian gas supplies. At a ceremony near the border on Wednesday, the two prime ministers, Boyko Borissov and Alexis Tsipras, oversaw the ...
11:52 2019-05-22

America's luxury pickup craze hits new levels As Chevrolet reportedly works on a $100,000 pickup, luxury pickups are growing increasingly popular, with features such as sumptuous interiors.       ...
00:26 2019-07-04

China's 'Gen Z' shoppers fuelling luxury market momentum: Bain Chinese "Gen Z" shoppers in their early 20s are emerging as an increasingly powerful force in the luxury industry as brands try and tap into buoyant demand for high-end goods in the world's second-biggest economy, consultancy Bain said on Thursday....
12:39 2019-06-13

After Rush to Beat New Tax, Manhattan Luxury-Apartment Sales Slump Sales of Manhattan homes and apartments for $2 million or more in July shrank to the lowest level for any month in seven years as a new transfer tax went into effect....
13:39 2019-09-02

Billionaire's luxury superyacht slips from cargo ship, goes missing at sea The billionaire owner of a 130-foot yacht, named MY Song, is singing the blues – so to speak – now that it’s gone missing after it fell off a cargo ship. It seems the superyacht, which was on the last leg of a journey that began in the Caribbean, was not secured correctly by the crew....
19:00 2019-06-01

Hong Kong protesters rally in luxury shopping area Hong Kong’s summer of protests continued Sunday as demonstrators occupied various neighborhoods and a high-end shopping area before being pushed back by police in riot gear. The anti-government rallies kicked off at public parks in different parts of the city and one turned chaotic when protesters u...
09:39 2019-08-05

Beautiful Scraps: Luxury Design Objects That Started as Leftovers Design companies, including Hermès, are transforming bits of materials left over in their manufacturing processes into covetable trays, glasses and more....
20:13 2019-08-08

Canada's Spotlight on Tycoon C Sivasankaran And An Island Luxury Home It appeared to be the coup de grace of a Canadian dirty money probe into real estate: a sprawling island manor off the coast of Vancouver that the government said was linked directly to an alleged......
08:26 2019-06-11

Cryptocurrency fraudsters beg courts to return their luxury items, judge says no Two cryptocurrency fraudsters in Canada are asking the courts to give their stuff back claiming the order to seize their assets had been granted improperly. The court isn’t buying it, and has dismissed their appeal, local news reports. Lisa Angela Cheng and Kevin Patrick Hobbs were facing a civil fo...
12:39 2019-08-20

Hong Kong protesters move to luxury shopping district Demonstrators in Hong Kong have moved en masse to a luxury shopping district after riot police used tear gas to clear out an area they were previously occupying, as the 2-month-old protest movement showed no signs of easing...
16:00 2019-08-04

Audi e-tron video review: electric luxury SUV driven Audi's first electric SUV gets driven on UK roads to see if it can see off challengers like the Jaguar I-Pace and Mercedes EQC Audi is the latest manufacturer to launch a premium EV, with this, the e-tron. It goes up against the likes of the Jaguar I-Pace, Mercedes-Benz EQC and Tesla Model X, by be...
17:00 2019-06-07

Inside the Luxury Condo That New York Says Was an Illegal Airbnb Operation At the Atelier, a condominium building in New York City, the board president and a small travel agency built a lucrative lodging business, according to people with knowledge of the rental arrangements....
17:26 2019-06-09

Here's what's happening in the New York City luxury real estate market Two giant real estate deals were announced in New York City, sparking hope of a potential rebound in luxury Manhattan real estate but a closer look reveals there may be trouble on the horizon. Cody Vichinsky, co-founder of luxury broker Bespoke Real Estate, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss....
17:13 2019-06-06

‘Luxury beliefs’ are the latest status symbol for rich Americans A former classmate from Yale recently told me “monogamy is kind of outdated” and not good for society. So I asked her what her background is and if she planned to marry. She said she comes from an affluent family and works at a well-known technology company. Yes, she personally intends to have a mon...
12:39 2019-08-18

Samsung will reportedly launch a foldable luxury clamshell next year Samsung’s Galaxy Fold phone is set to launch this month. However, there are rumors suggesting the company might be working on a second luxury foldable already. According to a report by Bloomberg, the Korean tech giant is working on a clamshell phone which folds inwards. The report notes that the dev...
16:00 2019-09-03

Settlement reached over San Francisco's notorious sinking luxury tower Deal marks end of legal battle between homeowners, 58-storey structure’s developer and neighboring construction projectA tentative settlement has been reached over San Francisco’s most notorious luxury high-rise – the sinking and tilting Millennium Tower.The deal marks the beginning of the end of a ...
06:13 2019-08-31

Luxury stocks push European shares lower, all eyes on Fed Losses in luxury stocks dragged European shares lower on Wednesday, while investors remained wary of making big bets ahead of a widely expected interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve....
10:00 2019-09-18

Ferrari's 2022 rapid luxury SUV detailed by technical boss Ferrari 'Purosangue' SUV, as imagined by Autocar Front-mid-engined Lamborghini Urus rival due in 2022; V12 and V6 plug-in hybrid versions likely as part of newly designed architecture Ferrari is stepping up development of its eagerly anticipated SUV, which will push the brand in an entirely new d...
05:26 2019-09-16

UPDATE 1-Luxury online reseller The RealReal soars 40% in debut Shares of U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc jumped 40% in their debut on Friday, giving it a market capitalization of $2.32 billion and signalling investor appetite for listings of consumer companies....
20:00 2019-06-28

Dolce & Gabbana becomes the first luxury house to offer inclusive sizing Celeb-favorite fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana, whose fans include Kate Middleton, Kylie Jenner and Daisy Ridley, are now making their glamorous garments available in expanded sizes that range up to 18 — a first for a luxury fashion house. “We have always been interested in auth...
01:39 2019-09-13

Promoted: Luxury brand 8Js is inspired by racing, worn by racers The latest luxury fashion brand, 8Js, has been created by Alain Prost's son Sacha and incorporates classic racing themes within its new menswear clothing range...
13:26 2019-05-28

Apple rejects Google CEO's criticism over privacy being a 'luxury good' A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai's claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products....
21:13 2019-05-28

The Crazy Luxury Features That Make the First-Gen VW Touareg Such an Over-Engineered Nightmare The first generation Volkswagen Touareg launched in 2002, but remains one of my favorite fancy off-roaders of all time because it was a genuine off-road beast and the most luxurious VW SUV ever. Sadly, that swankiness and off-road prowess comes at a cost, as they mean the SUV is filled with wacky lu...
21:39 2019-07-10

Apple rejects Google CEO’s criticism over privacy being a ‘luxury good’ A senior Apple executive dismissed Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s claim that Apple is only able to focus on privacy because it charges a premium for its products. In a recent New York Times op-ed, the Google chief executive wrote that “privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people w...
23:13 2019-05-29

New Bentley Flying Spur: luxury saloon's interior previewed Four-door sibling to the Continental GT will be shown for first time later this year, and teaser campaign has begun Bentley is building up to the launch of its all-new Flying Spur, previewing the car's interior ahead of its debut later this year. While Mercedes-Maybach S 600 rival's interior is see...
15:13 2019-05-21

Volvo’s XC90 brings Swedish minimalism to a sea of luxury SUVs There's one word to describe Volvo's high-end SUV offering: smooth. The ride is smooth. The steering is smooth. The braking is (now) smooth. The interior? Smooth. It's like a serene lake in Sweden that also has massage seats. If only it had more USB......
23:00 2019-09-05

Saks Fifth Avenue to create huge men’s luxury-shoe department Men are shelling out increasingly big bucks for their shoes — and Saks Fifth Avenue is gearing up to chase them. The luxury retailer on Monday revealed plans to open an 8,000-square-foot shoe department at its Fifth Avenue flagship on Wednesday — hawking everything from $65 Pumas to an $11,000 pair ...
23:39 2019-07-15

Bentley's electric concept showcases the 'future of luxury mobility' Bentley's EXP 100 GT concept showcases the brand's vision of luxury electric motoring for a time when battery technology has improved far beyond its current level....
18:39 2019-07-10

Toyota Vellfire Luxury MPV Showcased In India At A Private Event Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) is likely to be the next automaker to introduce a luxury MPV in India. The Japanese automaker recently showcased the Toyota Vellfire MPV at a private event in the country,......
08:26 2019-07-19

Bentley’s EXP 100 GT Imagines Electric Luxury and AI Assistants in the Year 2035 Bentley, in case you hadn’t heard, oh, a million times already, turns 100 years old this year. In its continued birthday celebration, the automaker showed off what it believes to be the future of opulent grand touring—the all-electric, optionally autonomous Bentley EXP 100 GT concept, or its vision ...
19:26 2019-07-10

The 2019 Toyota Crown Is the RWD Japanese Luxury Cruiser the Avalon Should’ve Been Since 1955, the Toyota Crown has been a staple of Toyota’s lineup. It’s not only one of the automaker’s oldest models, but also one of the oldest car nameplates still around today. Only a handful of models outdate it, such as the Volkswagen Beetle, Chevrolet Corvette, Mercedes-Benz SL, and of course...
01:26 2019-05-31

Alibaba dials up luxury push with $2 billion buy of Netease e-commerce arm Alibaba Group has agreed to buy e-commerce business Kaola from Chinese gaming company NetEase for $2 billion, adding a platform that specializes in supplying curated luxury goods from abroad to domestic consumers....
13:39 2019-09-06

Ferrari presents 340 kph luxury SF90 Stradale hybrid sports car With three electric motors and a 3.9-liter V8 engine, the new hybrid Ferrari can glide silently through city streets — and reach a top speed of 340 kilometers per hour....
05:13 2019-05-30

2 ancient, intact chamber tombs unearthed in southern Greece The ministry said Sunday that the newly found tombs include two full burials and bones from 14 individuals whose remains had been transferred from other tombs....
03:26 2019-08-12

Iran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
21:13 2019-08-19

Greece: Migrants found in fake ambulance driven by ‘doctor’ THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Police in northern Greece have foiled an illegal immigration racket that used a fake ambulance — driven by an ersatz doctor — to smuggle migrants from the Turkish border to the port city of Thessaloniki. Police said Friday the ambulance was spotted on a highway 30 kilomet...
13:13 2019-06-28

Fire rages on Greece's Evia, threat to people averted Aircraft dumped water early on Wednesday to douse the flames of a wildfire on the Greek island of Evia that had prompted the evacuation of villages and spurred an appeal for help from elsewhere in Europe....
12:13 2019-08-14

Tehran warns US against fresh bid to seize tanker as it heads for Greece An Iranian supertanker that was seized on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria was today heading east through the Mediterranean, reportedly on its way to Greece after being released by Gibraltar....
14:52 2019-08-19

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
11:52 2019-08-19

Study: Lethal plastic trash now common in Greece’s whales Scientists say a study of whales and dolphins that have washed up dead in Greece over a 20-year period has found alarmingly high levels of plastic trash in the animals’ stomachs, which can condemn them to a slow and painful death...
15:00 2019-06-21

Greece, Cyprus pressure EU to act over Turkey gas drilling as Ankara digs in Cyprus and Greece heaped pressure on the EU on Tuesday to take action against Turkey over gas drilling in disputed waters, as Ankara said it would step up exploration in a move that could further strain ties with Western allies....
18:13 2019-06-18

Greece and Cyprus call on EU to punish Turkey in drilling dispute War of words as Turkish vessel begins offshore operations in eastern MediterraneanGreece and Cyprus have urged the European Union to take punitive measures against Turkey amid escalating tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over offshore energy reserves.As Ankara upped the ante by announcing it wou...
21:26 2019-06-18

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release unfortunate and warned Greece and Mediterranean ports against helping the vessel....
10:13 2019-08-20

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
14:39 2019-05-21

Germany pressures Greece to step up migrant deportations to Turkey Germany has also called on Turkey to accept the repatriations as part of a 2016 agreement between Ankara and the EU. A recent upswell in illegal crossings has led to rapidly deteriorating conditions in Greek camps....
10:52 2019-09-12

Greece: Stock market opens up after PM calls early election ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s stock market has opened up 5 percent, the morning after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called snap general elections following a resounding defeat of his left-wing Syriza party in European elections. Official results from 75% of the vote Monday showed the conserva...
11:13 2019-05-27

Greece's PM rejects Turkey's refugee 'threats,' urges talks Greece's prime minister has criticized Ankara for its threat to reopen its borders to refugees. More than 300 people arrived on Greek islands over the weekend, prompting Athens to ask EU nations to share the burden....
14:52 2019-09-09

Giannis's Shoulders Not Big Enough To Carry Everyone; Team USA Cruises Past Greece The problem with simply double-teaming Giannis Antetokounmpo or clogging the paint to thwart him is that when the ball is not in his superhuman hands, it’s usually in Khris Middleton’s very capable hands or Brook Lopez’s or Eric Bledsoe’s, or hell, Pat Connaughton’s....
08:00 2019-09-08

Doctor thought to be 1st Jewish person voted mayor in Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A 65-year-old doctor is believed to be the first Jewish person elected mayor in Greece. Independent candidate Moses Elisaf won 50.3 percent of the vote in the municipal election in the city of Ioannina. Elisaf received 17,789 votes, 235 more than his runoff opponent. He t...
20:39 2019-06-03

Greece proposes Parthenon marbles swap, says still wants their permanent return Greece confirmed on Tuesday its readiness to loan treasures to the British Museum in return for being able to temporarily exhibit the Parthenon marbles but also said the proposal did not alter its......
17:52 2019-09-03

Um, Euphoria Co-Stars Zendaya and Jacob Elordi Are Vacationing in Greece Together Zendaya and Jacob Elordi appear to be enjoying a vacation together. The Euphoria co-stars have fans in a frenzy after being spotted on a trip to Greece. Multiple photos, showing the celeb......
00:39 2019-08-31

Greece sees first mass arrival of migrant boats in three years Over a dozen migrant boats landed on Greece's Lesbos island within minutes of each other on Thursday in the first such mass arrival from neighboring Turkey in three years, officials said, prompting Greece to summon Turkey's ambassador....
19:52 2019-08-30

Greece, Germany working on climate investment package: Mitsotakis Greece wants to draw up a major investment program with Germany, especially focused on climate protection, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday during a visit to Berlin....
14:00 2019-08-29

Turning boats into bags, refugee stitches together life in Greece Bent over a sewing machine, Fariba Amini stitches her latest design using the unlikeliest of fabrics: a sheet from a discarded rubber dinghy, like the one that brought her and thousands more refugees to Greece....
15:39 2019-06-05

Greece U-turns over draft law redefining rape after fierce criticism Government caves in after protests from rights groups and senior judicial officialsGreece’s government has rushed to revise legislation that redefines rape after unprecedented criticism from activists, human rights groups and senior judicial officials.The law, part of a new penal code submitted to p...
16:00 2019-06-07

'Why replace dolphins with oil drilling?': the battle for Greece's marine life From sperm whales to dolphins, marine mammals in the eastern Mediterranean face a lethal threat from oil and gas explorationBefore the giants of oil and gas joined the litany of threats facing Greek sperm whales, the plight of the world’s largest-toothed animal was little known.Like the Hellenic tre...
16:00 2019-06-07

Greece formally scraps tax base expansion planned for 2020 In the last session of parliament ahead of early elections July 7, Greek lawmakers have approved a bill to scrap a legislated expansion of the tax base demanded by bailout creditors....
22:39 2019-06-07

Italy beats Greece 3-0 to move 3 points clear in group ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Italy’s new attack-minded approach continues to pay off as the Azzurri beat Greece 3-0 on Saturday to move three points clear at the top of their 2020 European Championship qualifying group. Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci scored in an entertaining fi...
00:00 2019-06-09

Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four. Police said the arsonists struck in the pre-dawn hours of Monday, pour...
11:52 2019-06-10

Greece: Rescue operation underway after migrant boat capsize ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s coast guard says a search and rescue operation is underway off the coast of the eastern Aegean island of Lesbos after a boat carrying dozens of migrants capsized. The coast guard said Tuesday 57 people have been rescued, while seven people, including two children...
12:00 2019-06-11

Greece: Supreme Court hears appeal for far-left killer Greece’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by an extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison, which led him to launch a hunger strike....
15:26 2019-05-21

In Greece's Aegean Sea, Divers Find "Gulf Of Plastic Corals" Thousands of plastic bags were pulled from the sea off Greece's Andros island this month by a team of divers and environmentalists who described what they found as a "gulf full of plastic corals."...
18:13 2019-07-31

Police charge suspect in the murder of US scientist who disappeared in Greece Suzanne Eaton disappeared July 2 while jogging, setting off a massive search that ended five days later when her battered body was found.        ...
21:26 2019-07-16

Factbox: Main policies of Greece's July 7 election rivals Greece will hold a national election on July 7 with the conservative New Democracy party leading ruling left-wing SYRIZA by 9-11 percentage points in opinion polls after it won European Parliament elections last month by a wide margin....
01:00 2019-07-05

U.S. scientist killed in Greece by man who raped her and left her in a cave, police say Two amateur explorers found Suzanne Eaton’s body almost 200 feet into an abandoned cave that was used as a shelter during World War II, according to police....
07:52 2019-07-17

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
01:13 2019-07-11

Conservatives on Path to Victory in Greece, Election Polls Show Greece is set to elect a conservative government on a promise to cut taxes and spur economic growth, according to a first exit poll, ejecting a left-wing government that couldn’t deliver an end to the country’s long economic slump....
18:52 2019-07-07

Greece: Exit polls give win to conservative party leader Exit polls in Greece’s general election indicate conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis won a comfortable victory Sunday over left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras...
19:52 2019-07-07

Greece's new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis vows growth Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has said Greece will ease taxes on its citizens while upholding austerity targets set by foreign lenders. The new premier vowed growth plans would be a "pleasant surprise for Europe."...
10:01 2019-07-21

The Latest: Greece’s left-wing leader concedes election Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has conceded his country’s parliamentary election and said he phoned conservative opposition leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis to congratulate him on his victory...
21:13 2019-07-07

Greece's new prime minister faces a difficult battle with creditors Greece's new prime minister is gearing up for sensitive discussions with international creditors – a battle that could define his premiership and the way Europe deals with bailed out countries....
14:26 2019-07-09

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis Takes Reins in Greece Greek conservative leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as prime minister and presented his cabinet, a day after a comfortable election victory that represented a rejection of the left-wing government that had led the country since 2015....
23:52 2019-07-08

American Biologist Found Dead in Greece Nearly a Week After Her Disappearance An American molecular biologist has been found dead in Greece nearly a week after she was reported missing. According to the Associated Press, police recovered a body believed to be that of Dr. Suzanne Eaton from a cave near the port of Chania, in northern Crete; Reuters describes the location as a...
02:52 2019-07-10

A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire, wounds remain open A year since Greece's deadliest wildfire tore through coastal towns near Athens, killing 102 people, the road to normalcy for its survivors is long and dotted with burned down homes and barren land....
15:13 2019-07-23

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
14:26 2019-07-08

PM-Elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis Vows To Make Greece "Proud" Greece's conservative prime minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis vowed that the country would "proudly" enter a post-bailout period of "jobs, security and growth" after winning a landslide victory in......
08:00 2019-07-08

Missing British Scientist Found Dead In Greece: Report The body of a missing British scientist has been found in a ravine on the Greek island of Ikaria two days after she disappeared, Greek police said on Wednesday....
05:26 2019-08-08

Six foreign nationals killed as severe weather hits Greece Six foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms struck northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said....
05:52 2019-07-11

Greece's first Jewish mayor shines spotlight on multicultural history The country's central Jewish council has hailed Moses Elisaf's victory. A descendant of Holocaust survivors, he will serve a city that was once full of Jewish life; he aims to make it a multicultural destination again....
22:52 2019-06-06

Pakistan's street cricketers bring game to life in Greece In a barren Athens parking lot, young Pakistanis get in position for a game of cricket. On one end of the dust-covered concrete is a trash can; on the other, a pile of rocks. That is their pitch, and......
15:26 2019-07-04

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7 Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country....
16:39 2019-07-14

Tsipras rallies faithful but Greece is set to reject his radical dream Charismatic prime minister was once a hero of progressives but is likely to lose election after years of political compromiseIn Syntagma Square, all the way from the grubby marble stairs opposite the Greek parliament down to the bottom of the plaza, people have gathered. Some are holding flags – the...
14:26 2019-07-07

Barneys nears sale to online luxury retailer Farfetch: sources Struggling Barneys may have finally found its savior in the form of London-based online retailer Farfetch, The Post has learned. Barneys, which has been scouting for buyers since before it filed for bankruptcy on Aug. 6, is in advanced talks to sell itself to Farfetch in a deal that would also save ...
00:00 2019-08-27

My biological clock is ticking – but having children seems an unaffordable luxury | Arwa Mahdawi Kids have always been expensive, but insecure housing and jobs markets have made becoming a parent more financially challenging than everForget Rolexes, designer handbags or fancy holidays – the ultimate status symbol these days is a child. Or, more accurately, a bunch of children. (What is the coll...
08:26 2019-06-12

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon revealed The Flying Spur features Bentley’s first-ever electronically powered, retracting Flying B, which even gets illuminated wings Rolls-Royce Ghost rival has an equal focus on driver engagement and passenger comfort The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will represent a “quantum leap in technology,...
16:26 2019-06-11

Barneys in talks for sale to online luxury retailer Farfetch: sources Struggling Barneys may have finally found its savior in the form of London-based online retailer Farfetch, The Post has learned. Barneys, which has been scouting for buyers since before it filed for bankruptcy on Aug. 6, is in talks to sell itself to Farfetch in a deal that would also save the high-...
19:39 2019-08-27

‘Barbie Dreams’...of Fendi: Is a Nicki Minaj Luxury Collab in the Works? It’s no secret that Nicki Minaj and late luxury designer Karl Lagerfeld had a deep mutual admiration for each other, with the two joining forces on a cover shoot for Elle last year and Minaj frequently fawning over Lagerfeld’s designs for Chanel. But if suspicions are correct, it may be Fendi, anoth...
22:26 2019-07-17

Labour of luxury: the migrant workers who build high-end Shanghai – in pictures Photographer Jonathan Browning pictures Chinese migrant workers in front of advertising billboards for the projects they are helping to construct – office complexes and luxury apartments for the wealthy of Shanghai Continue reading......
16:39 2019-06-18

These luxury swim-up bars make a boozy and bougie summertime splash From lively urban pool parties to cozy cave hideaways, these luxurious swim-up bars offer the perfect refresher for an unforgettable summer.       ...
02:52 2019-07-20

Stella McCartney signs deal with French luxury group LVMH Owner of Vuitton, Dior and Givenchy sees British designer as part of push to sustainabilityStella McCartney has signed a deal with France’s largest luxury group, LVMH, to “accelerate its worldwide development in terms of business and strategy”.The news, announced on Monday, comes just over a year af...
01:26 2019-07-16

Why luxury online retailer Farfetch's stock cratered despite acquisition of megabrand Farfetch shares sank 45% Friday, after the luxury e-commerce company said it planned to acquire New Guards Groups, owner of popular streetwear brand Off-White, for $675 million....
10:39 2019-08-10

Pregnant mom hacked to death in front of son at luxury South African resort A pregnant young woman was hacked to death in her bed Tuesday during a family break at a luxury South African vacation resort. Karen Turner, 31, who was three months pregnant, was sleeping with her husband, Matthew, 33, and their toddler son when they were attacked at about 3 a.m. Tuesday. Matthew w...
18:26 2019-09-20

Narco safe houses, ranches and luxury apartments auctioned in Mexico Houses with swimming pools and escape tunnels, a ranch surrounded by hectares of land and a luxury apartment with a grisly history were among the 27 properties Mexico had seized from drug traffickers and others were auctioned on Sunday....
02:13 2019-06-24

France to Ban Destroying Unsold Goods, Targeting Amazon, Luxury Brands France's prime minister on Tuesday announced a crackdown on the destruction of unsold or returned consumer products, a move that will affect online retailers such as Amazon and luxury goods brands....
15:26 2019-06-05

Luxury suits for men: Geoff K. Cooper road-tests the best men's tailoring Geoff K. Cooper, Insider's Men's Style Editor, rocks and recommends a collection of the most covetable designer men's suits that you can stun in now and all the way into the autumn/winter season...
06:00 2019-09-15

NRA discussed purchasing luxury mansion for its chief executive to use, documents show The gun rights group said the proposed real estate transaction, which was not completed, was the idea of its longtime ad firm. The firm rejects that, saying chief executive Wayne LaPierre sought the property....
07:39 2019-08-07

The Chambermaid review – somebody else's life of luxury | Peter Bradshaw's film of the week A young employee wafts from room to room in this disquieting story of the unseen servant class maintaining a five-star hotelLila Avilés is the Mexican actor-turned-director who makes a terrifically assured feature debut here with The Chambermaid: an eerily atmospheric, poignant, disquieting movie ab...
20:13 2019-07-24

Netanyahu's wife admits misusing state money for luxury meals The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has admitted to misusing state funds to pay for luxury restaurant meals, despite employing a full-time chef at home....
20:26 2019-06-16

Premium automakers can’t afford the luxury of current business model, analyst says Sales of premium cars probably have peaked globally, threatening the business model of Germany’s luxury automakers, said Philippe Houchois, managing director of Jefferies Group....
17:13 2019-05-24

Apple's Craig Federighi Responds to Sundar Pichai's 'Luxury Good' Dig In an op-ed article in The New York Times earlier this month, Pichai said that "privacy cannot be a luxury good offered only to people who can afford to buy premium products and services"....
15:13 2019-05-28

Tesla Got an Early Lead, but Luxury Electric Rivals Are Racing to Catch Up Several months ago, Jaguar introduced the I-Pace sport utility vehicle, and more rival electrics will soon be available from Audi, Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo....
23:13 2019-05-21

Luxury automakers from Bugatti to Pagani to debut new cars at Pebble Beach More than a dozen different luxury brands, including Acura, BMW, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz and Pininfarina, are showing off their latest concept and production models at Pebble Beach car week, many of them making their world debuts....
13:52 2019-08-16

Fully Automated Luxury Communism by Aaron Bastani – a manifesto for the future Social justice and limitless abundance – a leftwing provocateur serves up some techno-optimism“Under Fully Automated Luxury Communism,” writes Aaron Bastani towards the conclusion of this short, dizzyingly confident book, “we will see more of the world than ever before, eat varieties of food we have...
11:52 2019-05-29

Body believed to be American scientist died in Greece by 'criminal act,' coroner says A body of a woman found in an abandoned World War II bunker believed to an American scientist who went missing last week while attending a conference in Greece died of a "criminal act," a coroner said Wednesday....
04:26 2019-07-11

After murder, defections and poll defeat: the sun sets on Greece’s Golden Dawn The neo-Nazi party’s Athens offices have shut, the removal vans have gone. Greeks embrace the end of an era of rageFor years the five-storey building at 131 Mesogeion Avenue embodied the success of Golden Dawn, the neo-Nazi party that took Greece, and Europe, by storm. Today, its tattered flag, brok...
22:26 2019-09-21

Greece to increase border patrols and deportations to curb migrant influx Greece is to step up border patrols, move asylum-seekers from its islands to the mainland and speed up deportations in an effort to deal with a resurgence in migrant flows from neighboring Turkey....
01:52 2019-09-01

Greece Step Up Border Patrols, Speed Up Deportations To Check Migrants Greece is to step up border patrols, move asylum-seekers from its islands to the mainland and speed up deportations in an effort to deal with a resurgence in migrant flows from neighboring Turkey....
08:13 2019-09-01

Greece moves hundreds of asylum-seekers from crowded island camp Greece began moving hundreds of asylum-seekers on Monday from a camp on the island of Lesbos that holds around four times the number of people it was built for....
14:00 2019-09-02

Greece tourist hotspot struck by severe storm, killing 6 and injuring over 100 Two children were among the six people killed when a severe storm slammed a tourist hotspot in Greece on Wednesday night, leaving more than 140 injured....
05:13 2019-07-12

Greece sets out emergency plans to tackle surge of migrant arrivals Human rights groups voice concerns over measures announced amid fears of migrant crisis re-escalationThe Greek government has announced emergency measures to deal with what it calls “huge waves” of asylum seekers arriving from Turkey amid mounting fears of the 2015 migrant crisis being replayed on t...
15:52 2019-09-02

Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade's #WadeWorldTour2019 Has Us Booking a Flight to Greece Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade could teach a master class in living your best life. Exhibit A: #WadeWorldTour2019. Such is what the A-list pair has dubbed their latest European......
09:26 2019-05-28

US Scientist Raped, Murdered In Greece; Body Dumped In Abandoned Bunker A 27-year-old farmer on the Greek island on Crete has confessed to raping and murdering an American scientist before dumping her body in an abandoned World War II bunker, police said Tuesday....
16:00 2019-07-16

Greece to Shed ‘Black Sheep’ Status, New Conservative Leader Asserts The prime minister announced a series of tax cuts intended to bolster a country dogged by years of austerity and the vestiges of a decade-long financial crisis....
08:52 2019-09-08

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was discovered in the Apidima cave on the Mani penins...
19:39 2019-07-10

Zendaya Dishes on "Sweet" Greece Vacation With Family and Jacob Elordi Zendaya has a lot to celebrate these days! In addition to her hit TV series Euphoria, the actress is also the new face of Lancome, launching her first campaign for the new Idôle......
04:13 2019-09-06

Greek prime minister-elect: 'It's an important victory for Europe, not just for Greece' Prime Minister-elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis told CNBC there was a strong mandate for change in Greece with his party set for an outright majority at Sunday's elections....
00:52 2019-07-08

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought....
20:13 2019-07-10

American scientist Suzanne Eaton found dead in Greece after going missing Suzanne Eaton was found dead on the Greek island of Crete where she went missing during a work conference.        ...
22:00 2019-07-09

Greece: 20-minute storm kills six tourists in Halkidiki – video report Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in fierce storms in northern Greece. Strong winds and hail hit the popular Halkidiki region near the city of Thessaloniki late on Wednesday. Television footage showed overturned cars, fallen trees, torn roofs and mudslides. The freak storm lasted a...
04:00 2019-07-12

Grisly details emerge in death of US scientist Suzanne Eaton in Greece A local resident of Crete was charged with murder after admitting he assaulted an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island, police said.        ...
21:26 2019-07-16

Iranian tanker wanted by U.S. not heading to Greece: Greek prime minister An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday....
17:00 2019-08-22

Greece hires John van't Schip as national team coach Former Netherlands national team player John van't Schip has been named coach of Greece's national team, which has gotten off to a disappointing start in qualifying for next year's European Championship       ...
21:13 2019-07-31

Greece's Voters Turn to Establishment Amid Europe's Populist Wave Greece is expected to elect a conservative leader from an eminent political family next month—and become the first European country in recent times to revert to its establishment after being led by populist outsiders....
05:52 2019-06-28

The world's best beaches to visit on a cruise from Grand Cayman to Greece If you're equally obsessed with sun, sand and cruising, you might want to consider taking your next cruise to one of these 12 beaches.       ...
18:00 2019-08-13

Two Intact Chamber Tombs Dating Back 3,300 Years Unearthed in Greece Two large chamber tombs dated to around 1300 BC have been found in an important Mycenaean-era burial ground in Greece. Previously discovered tombs in the area were extensively looted ...
02:52 2019-08-13

Archaeologists unearth probable origins of ancient Greece in groundbreaking discovery The excavations and analysis of the finds are being directed by British archaeologists Professor Colin Renfrew and Michael Boyd, both of Cambridge University's McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. (Cambridge Keros Project)...
12:52 2019-07-11

Greece to lift debt crisis-era restrictions on sending money abroad Capital controls imposed on depositors in 2015 will end, says new PM Kyriakos MitsotakisCapital controls imposed on depositors at the height of Greece’s debt crisis are being lifted after four years.The policy change will finally remove restrictions on companies and individuals sending money abroad,...
21:00 2019-08-26

Greece seizes record amount of amphetamine Captagon shipped from Syria Greek authorities have seized what they described as the world's largest single haul of super-charged amphetamine Captagon pills from Syria worth more than half a billion euros....
16:00 2019-07-05

Costa Navarino resort: why Greece is now one of the best places in Europe to play golf With two new courses being built, the five-star Costa Navarino resort in Kalamata is pulling out all the stops to become one of the best in Europe, says Chris Folley...
21:52 2019-06-05

U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
01:13 2019-06-22

Financier Epstein goes from luxury life to confined jail cell after sex trafficking charges Wealthy American financier Jeffrey Epstein, charged with sex trafficking in underage girls, is now confined to a cell in a fortress-like concrete tower jail that has been criticized by inmates and lawyers for harsh conditions....
14:00 2019-07-10

Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz Kick Off Italian Wedding Celebrations on Luxury Yacht Heidi Klum and Tom Kaulitz have set sail toward their happily ever after! Six months after legally tying the knot, the supermodel and German rock musician have touched down in Italy for......
00:52 2019-08-03

On Sundar Pichai's "Luxury Good" Jibe, Apple Software Chief's Reply Claiming that Apple's products are "certainly not just a luxury", the company's software chief, Craig Federighi, has dismissed "the luxury good dig" levelled indirectly at the company by Google CEO......
12:01 2019-05-28

New Bentley Flying Spur: 207mph luxury sports saloon on show at Goodwood Rolls-Royce Ghost rival has an equal focus on driver engagement and passenger comfort The third-generation Bentley Flying Spur will represent a “quantum leap in technology, performance and innovation” over its predecessor, according to the Crewe-based maker.  Bentley hopes to establish itself as th...
13:39 2019-07-05

Deliveryman accused of stealing £73k worth of luxury cakes from boutique New York bakery A deliveryman has been accused of stealing nearly $90,000 (£73,000) worth of handmade cakes from a boutique New York bakery used by Oprah and Martha Stewart....
20:13 2019-09-10

Stop Calling Luxury Cars As Sin Goods; Reduce GST: Jaguar Land Rover Luxury cars are often under scrutiny for being extravagant purchases, which has resulted in the cars attracting the highest taxation. However, Jaguar Land Rover India's President and Managing......
06:00 2019-07-01

New York luxury Realtor buys taxi ad to find 'wonderful, single, divorced dad' A successful New York City realtor bought a 30-second taxi ad this week advertising herself as a potential second wife for a “wonderful, single, divorced dad.”...
20:13 2019-07-31

Trump firm pledges to fund new school as part of luxury housing deal Council’s infrastructure chief backs plans for development at Aberdeenshire golf resortThe Trump Organization has promised to fund a new school and a health centre in order to win permission for a luxury housing estate near Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire golf resort.The local council’s head of infrast...
02:52 2019-09-04

Hong Kong Protests Move to Luxury Shopping District After Police Use Tear Gas (HONG KONG) — Demonstrators in Hong Kong moved en masse to a luxury shopping district Sunday evening after riot police used tear gas to clear out an area they were previously occupying, as the 2-month-old protest movement showed no signs of easing. Clad in yellow helmets and black face masks, ...
21:13 2019-08-04

Wheels: Tesla Got an Early Lead, but Luxury Electric Rivals Are Racing to Catch Up Several months ago, Jaguar introduced the I-Pace sport utility vehicle, and more rival electrics will soon be available from Audi, Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo....
17:39 2019-05-21

Luxury pickups offer sumptuous interiors, special features for a hefty price As Chevrolet reportedly works on a $100,000 pickup, luxury pickups are growing increasingly popular, with features such as sumptuous interiors.       ...
22:26 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge rejects Greece bid to dismiss Sotheby's lawsuit over bronze horse A U.S. judge on Friday rejected Greece's effort to dismiss an unusual lawsuit in which Sotheby's and the owners of an ancient Greek bronze horse sued the country, seeking court permission to put the statue on the auction block....
01:52 2019-06-22

US scientist was suffocated in Greece, body found covered with burlap in Nazi-era bunker An American scientist who went missing last week in Greece before she was found dead in an abandoned World War II bunker was suffocated, authorities said Wednesday as new details were revealed about where her body was discovered....
16:39 2019-07-11

Greece’s Far-Right Party Golden Dawn Seeks Recount After ‘Scandalous’ Election Results (ATHENS, Greece) — Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party said Monday it is planning to challenge a general election result that saw it fail to get enough for support to be represented in Parliament, a big reversal for a party that had risen to third place at the height of the country̵...
18:13 2019-07-08

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker, ship leaves for Greece The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the United States may take....
10:00 2019-08-19

Priest's son charged in murder of American biologist in Greece as grisly new details emerge An American scientist found dead in a bunker on Crete used by the Nazis during World War II was choked to death by a man—the son of a priest-- who raped her after mowing her down with his car, Greek police said Tuesday....
18:00 2019-07-16

Carnival’s tiny Ocean Medallion wearable brings tech luxury to cruise ships Carnival, the operator of more than 100 cruise ships, is taking luxury cruise life to a new level, thanks to a tiny little tech wearable called the Ocean Medallion.Read More...
19:52 2019-05-23

Study Reveals Vandal's Invasion Destroyed Roman's Luxury Diets, And Class System The diets and geographic origins of people living in Portus, the main maritime port of Imperial Rome, have been determined through analysis of human, plant and animal remains, revealing that after the Vandals sacked Rome in AD 455 a quick change in food resources caused widespread nutritional deplet...
13:00 2019-06-12

Luxury Comes Home: At My City, 4 Ways, Law Roach Helped Celebrate the Undefeatable Style of Chicago With the sometimes troubling narratives spun about Chicago, it can be easy to forget that America’s third largest city is also deeply rich with culture, beauty, style and great taste. But in all its complexity, Chicagoans intimately know how beautiful our city is, which is why even the expats alway...
19:52 2019-06-05

Blingy vaporizers and gold rolling papers: luxury cannabis brands court the affluent As marijuana becomes more acceptable and its consumer base grows, companies are aiming for prestigeDespite being expensive and sometimes rare, cannabis isn’t typically considered a luxury good. It’s too closely associated with slovenly, underperforming young men to convey wealth or style. But as can...
21:39 2019-09-16

Son of tourist who died at luxury resort awaits Dominican AG's approval to get mother's blood sample to US The son of a New York hospital technician who died suddenly in her room at an all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana on June 10 says the U.S. Embassy and his congressional representatives have helped pave the way for a sample of his mother's blood to be sent to the U.S. so that toxicology tests can be c...
21:13 2019-06-18

Delaware woman sues luxury resort in Dominican Republic for $3 million over alleged attack A Delaware woman who says she was viciously beaten by an employee where she was staying in January while on vacation in the Dominican Republic is suing the resort company for $3 million....
00:00 2019-07-19

Luxury brands must show they are 'good Chinese citizens' after T-shirt territory anger, expert says Western luxury labels will need to demonstrate that they are good Chinese citizens in the face of territorial sensitivities, according to an expert on branding in the region....
12:39 2019-08-20

Scott Disick Surprises Sofia Richie With a James Bond Luxury Car for Her 21st Birthday She's Richie, Sofia Richie. On Saturday, the model and girlfriend of Scott Disick turned 21 and showed off on her Instagram Story a luxury birthday gift: what appears to be a black......
22:13 2019-08-24

Canada Goose shares are cratering more than 25% on the luxury coat maker's weak sales outlook Canada Goose shares are falling after the high-end coat maker missed quarterly sales estimates and said it expects slower sales growth in the coming years....
18:26 2019-05-29

Review: The 2019 Range Rover Sport P400e hybrid is a nice luxury SUV, but not a great value There are cheaper Range Rovers, cheaper plug-in hybrids, cheaper midsize luxury SUVs and even comparably priced all-electric options like Jaguar I-Pace or Tesla Model X that offer more value....
20:52 2019-08-04

Body Believed to Be British Astrophysicist Found in Greece Weeks After Murder of American Biologist The body of a woman believed to be a missing British scientist was discovered on the Greek island of Ikaria on Wednesday, just a month after an American scientist was murdered on another Greek island and left in a bunker built by Nazis during World War II. Although authorities would not confirm any ...
04:00 2019-08-08

Greece elections: Alexis Tsipras and his left-wing mandate face uphill battle Greeks will elect a new parliament on Sunday. Leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is fighting for his political survival as polls put his Syriza party well adrift of their conservative rivals....
13:26 2019-07-06

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West was sailing to Greece on Monday after leaving Gibraltar, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further....
09:13 2019-08-19

Full Circle: The Exonerated Five's Korey Wise Moves Into Luxury Condo Overlooking Central Park For 30 years, New York City’s Central Park has served as the origin of unspeakable anguish for Korey Wise, Raymond Santana, Antron McCray, Kevin Richardson, and Yusef Salaam—more commonly known as the Central Park Five but now known as the Exonerated Five. But in an unexpected full circle moment, it...
23:26 2019-07-08

Exclusive photos: Domingo Germán emerges from luxury apartment amid domestic violence probe Yankees star pitcher Domingo Germán emerged from his luxury Yonkers apartment building Friday — the same day he was shelved by the Bombers for the rest of the season amid domestic violence allegations. The Dominican-born righty, 27, was spotted greeting an unidentified woman outside the buildi...
01:13 2019-09-21

Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, Lamborghini car prices plunge as ultra-luxury market expands Had your eye on a Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin or Lamborghini? Now might be your time as prices fall. Or you can just keep dreaming, like us.       ...
11:39 2019-06-10

High Tax On Luxury Cars Restricting Market, Preventing Local Assembly Of More Models: Jaguar Land Ro The auto industry has been going through a slump in volumes since the past eight months and sales continue to remain disappointing as we move into the ninth month of this de-growth. Luxury carmakers......
13:00 2019-07-21

‘Inclusive by All Means’: Meet Donae Burston, the Black Spirits Guru Who Launched His Own Luxury Rosé “Sipping rosé” has new meaning now that Donae Burston owns the brand La Fête du Rosé. Loosely translated as “Rosé Party,” Burston’s spirit creation, not to be confused with the traveling event of the same name, is an inclusive affair that acknowledges what we all know: Black people drink rosé. Like...
21:13 2019-07-03

Brazilian Coach Gleefully Shit-Talks Giannis Antetokounmpo After Anderson Varejão Destroys Greece A Brazilian team of Guys—led by Anderson Varejão and Leandro Barbosa—took down the reigning MVP in the group stage of the FIBA World Cup in China on Tuesday, and winning head coach Aleksandar Petrovic will never let the Greek Freak hear the end of it....
10:52 2019-09-04

Greece's conservative party just won its national election, unseating the country's left-wing prime minister AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris Greece's conservative party claimed victory in a national election on Sunday, ousting left-wing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Official results revealed Kyriakos Mitsotakis of the New Democracy party led with more than than a third of the vote, with nearly 70% of votes...
03:52 2019-07-08

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the end to a naming dispute that has roiled the region f...
23:13 2019-05-21

Paralympian swimmer Lord Chris Holmes denies sexually assaulting masseuse at luxury London hotel Britain's most successful Paralympic swimmer Lord Chris Holmes has been accused of sexually assaulting a masseuse at a luxury London hotel, a court heard today....
01:52 2019-07-23

Love It or Hate It, Fenty Has Made History: The First Luxury Line by a Black Woman Is Officially Open for Business In the days since Rihanna teased us with first looks at Fenty Maison, her luxury fashion collaboration with LVMH, excitement has been high—but reviews on the looks remain somewhat mixed (as is true for most lines, so no biggie, there). Will Rih’s high-end debut prove as big a hit as her eight albums...
15:39 2019-05-29

Gigi and Bella Hadid's luxury holiday villa on Greek island of Mykonos ransacked as model vows never to return Gigi Hadid has vowed never to return to the Greek island of Mykonos after her and Bella's luxury holiday villa was ransacked while they were out of town, according to reports....
14:00 2019-08-10

Three arrested after moped raid at luxury watch shop where Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews was forced to hide in vault Three men have been arrested over an armed raid on a luxury watch shop in Duke Street, in London's West End, while reality star Spencer Matthews was shopping....
01:13 2019-05-29

Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews forced to hide in vault during terrifying moped raid at luxury watch shop Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews has described the terrifying moment he hid in vault while a moped gang smashed up a luxury watch shop in central London....
18:01 2019-05-28

Golf homes are making a comeback in the US by resorting to the same tactic luxury apartment buildings are leaning into: a wide and wild array of amenities FloridaStock/Shutterstock Golf homes are making a comeback, the president of Sotheby's International Realty told The New York Times. These homes are evolving to offer lavish amenities unrelated to golfing, like casinos and horseback riding, he said. A similar technique can be seen among luxury apar...
19:13 2019-09-11

Wealthy parents in Singapore are buying penthouses for their kids as taxes rise, and it mirrors a change in luxury real estate happening on the other side of the world Flickr/nlann In March of 2019, Singapore was ranked as one of the most expensive cities in the world for the sixth year in a row. In an effort to avoid the new and increased tax on homes in Singapore that are not used as permanent residences, parents are buying luxury homes in their children's name...
00:26 2019-08-01

At $11,000, Is This 2005 Lexus LS430 'Ultra Luxury' An Ultra Good Deal? If luxury isn’t enough—since only ultra luxury will do—then today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Lexus may just be the car for you. That is, if its price isn’t ultra ridiculous....
20:39 2019-09-05

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt An Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that any at U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences"....
11:13 2019-08-19

Florida man, 82, called 'Holiday Bandit' arrested in burglaries of luxury NYC apartments An 82-year-old from Florida was charged with 11 counts of burglary following a decade-long crime spree that reportedly netted $400K worth of items, police say.        ...
20:52 2019-09-08

Judge slams 'audacity' of accountant who stole £100k to afford luxury lifestyle An accountant who splashed out on luxury holidays, chauffeur-driven cars and hotel stays at The Shard with up to £103,000 stolen from an architects firm has been jailed for three years....
19:26 2019-09-06

Rick Pitino calls fans 'self-centered and selfish' for smoking at games in Greece Rick Pitino took over at Panathinaikos last December after leaving Louisville, and has also been frustrated bad behavior of fans, including smoking        ...
22:13 2019-05-30

Iran tanker heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S. against seizure bid An Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Tehran said any U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences"....
00:00 2019-08-20

Inside a secretive luxury estate hidden in the Spanish mountains, where homes can cost $30 million and include helipads, horse paddocks, and Michelin-star chefs La Zagaleta / Business Insider España La Zagaleta, located in Benahavis in the South of Spain, is one of the most exclusive, luxurious, and secretive estates in Europe. There are 230 houses on the complex and prices range from $6 million to $30 million. One of the last villas for sale, known as H-2...
12:52 2019-08-10

The Ritz-Carlton and Four Seasons are opening up luxury condos where the ultra-wealthy can live year-round, and it basically looks like a very extended hotel stay — minus the tourists Finchatton/Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Some of the world's most luxurious hotel chains are opening up private residences — apartments with all the perks and amenities of a 5-star hotel stay. Four Seasons, The Ritz-Carlton, and Mandarin Oriental are all opening standalone branded residence...
00:52 2019-09-08

Boomtime for Belgravia: £1.3bn investment in pipeline for 'golden strip' of London's sleepiest luxury quarter A "golden strip" of London's sleepiest luxury quarter is in the grip of a rare building boom with more than £1.3 billion of developments in the pipeline, a report claims today....
21:00 2019-09-02

Gordon Ramsay's garden sheds on hold: Wandsworth council chiefs block plans for luxury guest cabins in celebrity chef's back garden The celebrity chef and wife Tana wanted to splash out £80,000 on a pair of luxury sheds, but the council has informed them that their plans are not acceptable without a tree survey....
12:39 2019-06-19

Tributes to 'hero' London father killed 'protecting his family' during holiday at luxury Thai hotel A British father has been hailed a "hero" after he is said to have died protecting his family when a hotel guest barged into their room and attacked him....
01:52 2019-08-25

Microsoft drives S&P 500 near record high Gains in Microsoft shares pushed the benchmark S&P 500 within striking distance of its record high, a day after the Federal Reserve cut interest rates as expected but played down hopes of further monetary easing....
17:39 2019-09-19

Apple releases iOS 13 and watchOS 6 Apple's most popular devices are receiving major software updates today after an extensive but rocky beta testing cycle; more updates are coming soon.Read More...
19:13 2019-09-19

North America Has Lost Almost 30 Percent of Its Birds Since 1970, Upsetting New Study Finds There are almost 3 billion fewer North American birds in 2019 than there were in 1970, accounting for a 29 percent decline, according to a new study.Read more......
22:52 2019-09-19

Purdue Pharma Warns That Sackler Family May Walk From Opioid Deal The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opioids settlement....
03:52 2019-09-20

Haute Girl Autumn? A Few of Our Faves Sizzle on This Season’s Covers C’mon, melanin! The crush of New York Fashion Week coincided with the latest batch of black girl magical covers headed to newsstands as fall arrives this weekend, so we’re just catching up on the hauteness of October’s covers, several of which star some of our favorite faces. Our consensus? Hot Girl...
03:52 2019-09-20

Mickey Callaway’s Mets future could hinge on this final stretch CINCINNATI — As the Mets sit on the fringe of National League wild-card contention, questions pertaining to next season have been placed on hold. Included is whether manager Mickey Callaway will return in 2020 to complete the final year of his contract. Multiple organizational sources have indicated...
04:39 2019-09-20

Antonio Brown was all business in first media interview since rape accusations Antonio Brown finally addressed the media — and didn’t have a lot to say. Speaking to reporters for the first time as a member of the Patriots and for the first time since being accused of rape by Britney Taylor in a civil lawsuit, Brown took four questions and spoke for about a minute, ...
04:39 2019-09-20

Buckingham Palace 'displeased' at David Cameron saying he sought Queen's help during Scottish referendum David Cameron has caused "an amount of displeasure" in Buckingham Palace after admitting to seeking the Queen's support during the Scottish independence referendum....
04:39 2019-09-20

Bob Odenkirk's next film role is sounding a little bit Walter White Despite having spent the last 15 or so years merging together the worlds of indie comedy excellence and prestige drama stardom into one uniquely popular package, Bob Odenkirk has never fared particularly well in the world of film. Sure, he’ll pop up in a memorable bit part here or there, direct the ...
05:13 2019-09-20

| Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties Venezuela's socialist government has called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties....
05:39 2019-09-20

L3Harris awarded nearly $12.8M for Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar work L3Harris has been awarded a $12.8 million contract for support of the Eglin AN/FPS-85 radar at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, which is used to conduct space object identification and provide intelligence support....
05:39 2019-09-20

Tropical Storm Imelda causes catastrophic flooding in Texas Catastrophic flooding from stalled Tropical Storm Imelda endangered communities across southeastern Texas on Thursday. Two deaths have been reported....
06:00 2019-09-20

One dead, five hurt in Washington, D.C. shooting: police One person was killed and five others wounded on Thursday in a shooting on the streets of Washington, D.C., not far from the White House, police said....
07:13 2019-09-20

What are the benefits of Epsom salt foot soaks? Epsom salt foot soaks may help improve foot health, though the research is limited. In this article, we look at the benefits, risks, and evidence behind Epsom salt soaks and other types of foot soak....
08:26 2019-09-20

More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work In 2017, at a gala luncheon hosted at the opulent Cipriani 42nd Street in New York, Minda Harts found herself seated next to a recruiter for corporate board positions. Over cocktails and a plated fish......
09:26 2019-09-20

Wilder: Cuts should have stopped Fury fight, happy they didn't Deontay Wilder believes Tyson Fury's fight with Otto Wallin should have been stopped due to the cuts suffered by Fury. He's glad it wasn't and that his rematch with the "Gypsy King" is still on course....
11:00 2019-09-20

California’s dive boat, Ghost Ship fires share legal lessons LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deaths from California fires on a scuba diving boat and at the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse have brought a search for blame aimed at finding whether someone was negligent. Getting criminal charges to stick in the 2016 fire that killed 36 partygoers at the Oakland warehouse has p...
11:52 2019-09-20

'I've got one!' What it's like to hunt neon scorpions in the Arizona desert Of about 2,500 species of scorpions worldwide, only 25 or so are truly dangerous. The most hazardous in the U.S. is found in Southwestern states.       ...
14:00 2019-09-20

British, EU leaders meet to discuss new Brexit proposal Leaders of the European Union are speaking of a renewed, yet cautious, optimism that there will be an agreement in place by the time Britain leaves the alliance six weeks from now....
14:26 2019-09-20

Soccer at the Edge of the World Greenland crowns its national champion in the shortest season on earth, a year’s worth of matches, injuries, controversies and celebrations crammed into a single week....
14:26 2019-09-20

Young climate strikers "drop dead" at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousands of strikers around the world....
14:52 2019-09-20

Building bridges: International Youth Library in Munich celebrates 70 years The world's largest children's library is in Munich. The International Youth Library was founded by a Jewish writer shortly after the end of WWII as a "harbinger of peace."...
17:39 2019-09-20

Megan Fox went through 'a dark moment' after 'Jennifer's Body' bombed "Jennifer's Body," the camp horror movie about a man-eating cheerleader, may now hold cult classic status, but after its less-than-stellar reception back in 2009, star Megan Fox admits she went through a difficult time....
17:39 2019-09-20

Google Doodle Celebrates the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan The 2019 Rugby World Cup kicked off Friday in Tokyo’s Ajinomoto Stadium, and Google has marked the occasion with a Doodle of a scrum. This year marks the first time that the Rugby World Cup, held every four years, has had a host in Asia in the competition’s 32-year history. Kicking off t...
19:13 2019-09-20

'The Need,' 'Trust Exercise' make longlist for National Book Award for Fiction The National Book Foundation announced 10 contenders for its fiction award, including Helen Phillips' thriller "The Need" and Susan Choi's "Trust Exercise."...
20:00 2019-09-20