Lesbos (/ˈlɛzbɒs/, US/ˈlɛzboʊs/; Greek:ΛέσβοςLesvos, pronounced[ˈle̞zvo̞s]), sometimes referred to as Mytilini after its capital, is a Greekisland located in the northeastern Aegean Sea. It has an area of 1,632 square kilometres (630sqmi) with 320 kilometres (199 miles) of coastline, making it the third largest Greek island. It is separated from Turkey by the narrow Mytilini Strait and in late Palaeolithic/Mesolithic times was joined to the Anatolian mainland before the end of the last Ice Age.
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece say a woman from Eritrea has given birth on an uninhabited rocky islet after traveling with other migrants from nearby Turkey. A coast guard official said 29 adult Eritreans ‒ 24 men and five women ‒ were spotted Wednesday during a patrol near the eastern Greek island of Lesbos.
We would holiday in a caravan park in Courtown, Co Wexford, which was like a mini-Blackpool ... For family holidays we often go to the Bahamas in the winter ... In my late twenties I booked a holiday via Teletext and took my mother to Lesbos ... I don’t relax with anyone on holiday like I do with my mammy — she’s the best.Advertisement.
The year was 2000, and some regulars from Soho’s legendary lesbian venue Candy Bar were planning a trip to Lesbos, which they advertised with a flyer titled “wet pussy pool party”, which somehow got on to the desk of the island’s mayor ...Anyway, I arrived in Lesbos a wreck ... But, by lunchtime, there I was, on Lesbos, at the pool.
By ITV News Correspondent Ben Chapman... How would this holiday island – famed for its hospitality – respond to being a new frontline in Europe’s migrant crisis?. Hotel and bar owners are feeding migrants in Gran Canaria ... "It isn’t a positive image for a holiday resort. It’s happened in Lampedusa and Lesbos and people will lose confidence." ... .
On Monday, 170 migrants reached the islands, either of their own accord or having been picked up at sea by Spanish rescue services ... “Would you go on holiday to Lesbos or Moria?” asked Ana Oramas, a congresswoman for the Canaries Coalition party, who said that the crisis is hurting the islands’ status as a tourist hub ... Coastal controls ... .
During a recent visit by MEPs to the Greek island of Lesbos, one GreekMEP asked if Frontex officers were “enjoying their holidays in the Aegean” ... On a Greek national holiday in August, beachgoers in Lesbos reported watching a pushback incident when a boat of asylum seekers was the centre of a standoff between Greek and Turkish coastguards.
As uncertainty continues over whether millions of summer holidays will go ahead, the travel industry is watching the quarantine fiasco with increasing fury ... Jet2, based in Leeds, has announced the cancellation of holidays to eight destinations including Nice, Verona and the Greek islands of Lesbos, Mykonos and Santorini.
... when she was called a “dyke” and “lesbo” by a gang of men on a flight to Seville, Spain ... “First holiday snap! Of this bunch of lads who chanted that I was a “miserable bitch”, “dyke” and “lesbo” (very well observed!) on @Ryanair flight 12.27 from Stansted to Seville today.
A holidaymaker says Ryanair cabin crew failed to help her when a group of rowdy passengers hurled homophobic abuse at her - allegedly calling her a "lesbo." ... ‘First holiday snap! Of this bunch of lads who chanted that I was a “miserable bitch”, ‘dyke” and “lesbo” (very well observed!) on Ryanair flight 12.27 from Stansted to Seville today.
... b***h”, a “dyke” and a “lesbo” ... “First holiday snap! Of this bunch of lads who chanted that I was a “miserable b**ch”, “d**e” and “lesbo” (very well observed!) on Ryanair flight 12.27 from Stansted to Seville today.”.
A group of men allegedly verbally abused a woman on a Ryanair flight calling her a ‘lesbo’ and a ‘dyke’ (Picture...Laura Muldoon tweeted a photograph of a group of men she alleges called her ‘lesbo’, ‘dyke’ and ‘miserable bitch’ as she boarded her flight from Stansted to Seville, Spain, on Wednesday ... ‘First holiday snap!.
He likes to tackle new projects from a position of near ignorance; to “come from zero,” as “innocent as a new born person.” In this case, he had visited the Greek island of Lesbos with his son. They were on holiday when he saw scenes which rendered him speechless. .
June 12, 2017, 5.04 PM (IDT) A 6.2 magnitude earthquake Monday damaged homes and roads on the Greek holiday island of Lesbos and was felt in Izmir, Turkey and as far away as Athens. It is not yet know whether there were casualties ... .