Get our staff’s picks for ‘best of the web’ for positive Greek news articles for the week of January 22-28. New list every Saturday!
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Our staff’s top picks for positive Greek news articles this week:
Psilakis, 48, offers up his new book “Live to Eat: Cooking the Mediterranean Way, based on the principles of the Mediterranean diet. The book promotes a lifestyle that’s ideal for those who, like the chef, can’t stomach healthy meals that aren’t also delicious and enjoyable. Read more
Oscar nominations were announced recently, and two Greek films made the list. Read more
Three romantic tales set in present-day Greece intersect in a surprising and satisfying way in writer-director-actor Christopher Papakaliatis’ masterful drama, “Worlds Apart.” It’s an often tender, affecting film that slowly creeps up on you — then completely takes hold. Read more
Corfu, Greece’s most northern Ionian island, is a gem of tranquility all year round, writes Ellie O’Byrne. Read more
Computational chemist Zoe Cournia was last year awarded the first ever PRACE Ada Lovelace Award for HPC for her work in computer-aided drug design. Here she talks about her work and how she believes more needs to be done to bridge the gap between researchers and the general public. Read more
The best businesses from Greece were honoured at an exclusive event hosted at the British Ambassador’s Residence by RSM Greece in Athens last night for The European Business Awards sponsored by RSM. Read more
They came from Greece, Italy, Spain, Finland, Denmark and every corner of London. A few making pit-stops on their frequent transcontinental journeys between, say, San Francisco (work) and Helsinki (home). They ranged in age from 17 to 29 and represented every section of the list. Read more
AHEPA announced a gift of $1.25 million to its Charitable Foundation, the largest one-time cash gift from a donor in the organization’s 95-year history, from the Estate of Nancy P. Horton. Read more