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Tuesday, 9 July, 2002, 14:57 GMT 15:57 UK
In pictures: Faliraki under seige
Faliraki is under siege. Young Britons are flocking to the Greek resort, sparking media reports of debauchery, a police crackdown and even a diplomatic row.

BBC News Online presents images of the resort suffering from a major publicity problem.

Daytime sees the calm before the storm on Faliraki's main street

Faliraki beach
The water's crystal blue - but most Britons are still asleep after the night before

Faliraki harbour
The picturesque harbour can't compete with the flashing lights and pumping music elsewhere

The Union Jack flying over Faliraki
The British have claimed Faliraki as their own

By night thousands descend on the clubs and bars

Funfair in Faliraki
Families are attracted to the bright lights of the funfair

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