Around 20 migrants were rescued just off the coast of Turkey near the city of Bodrum early yesterday morning almost immediately after they had set off, likely for the nearby Greek island of Kos. Two children were pronounced dead in hospital shortly after the rescue.
Spiders have been keeping busy at Lake Vistonida in north-eastern Greece. Over the last few days large webs, spreading for hundreds of meters across the lake's coastline, have blanketed the entire landscape. The trees and shrubs have been completely wrapped in spooky grey webs.