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New chapter: A landmark move for Greece’s national library

New chapter: A landmark move for Greece’s national library

February 20, 2018

ATHENS, Feb 20 ― Wearing masks and gloves, specialised staff gingerly place their treasured cargo inside wheeled, shock-absorbing boxes for a historic trip to the other end of Athens in the biggest book move in Greek history. From January until April, the National Library of Greece is moving root and branch, out of its 100-year-old home in central Athens and literally into the 21st-century. “This is no simple move. It’s a journey into a new era,” says library general... Read more

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Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, with Chief Executive of the British Fashion Council, Caroline Rush and Conde Nast Artistic Director, Anna Wintour, view fashion designs at a reception to celebrate the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange at Buckingham Palace in London February 20, 2018. — Reuters pic

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, with Chief Executive of the British Fashion Council, Caroline Rush and Conde Nast Artistic Director, Anna Wintour, view fashion designs at a reception to celebrate the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange at Buckingham Palace in London February 20, 2018. — Reuters pic