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Russian scientist behind COVID-19 vaccine defends ‘wartime’ roll-out

Russia plans to share preliminary results of its COVID-19 vaccine trial based on the first six weeks of monitoring participants, raising the tempo in...

Greece-US relations have never been so close and productive, Greek PM says

"I corroborate the statement made by Pompeo that relations between our two countries have never been as close and productive as they are...

EAC warns customers of fraudulent visits by strangers posing as their staff

Recently, EAC customers have informed the Organisation that they have been receiving visits from persons posing as EAC employees to check their electricity meters. These...

UPDATED – Drunk man entered café in Larnaca and pulled out knife

A drunk man entered a well-known café-restaurant in the centre of Larnaca and pulled out a knife. According to initial information, the man asked for...

European bee-eaters, other protected species illegally killed in Meneou

Images of dead protected species in Meneou area, Larnaca, were published on Facebook by BirdLife Cyprus and have caused anger and disgust, Philenews reported...

Death of 76-year-old bather in Larnaca sparks lifeguards’ protest

A 76-year-old man drowned early on Tuesday at Makenzie beach in Larnaca and lifeguards have called again for safety measures to be taken. “This sad...

Larnaca Municipality appeal for immediate cat sterilisation

Larnaca Municipality on Tuesday appealed to cat owners to neuter their pets immediately so that the population of strays and free-roaming ones across the...

Warning over high concentration of dust in the air

High concentration of dust is in the air on Tuesday, according to measurements from ground Stations of the Air Quality Monitoring Network operated by...

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France’s most tattooed man is a teacher

Sylvain, alias Freaky Hoody, a primary school teacher and France's "most tattooed man", poses with his eyes full of black ink at Palaiseau, southern Paris, France,...

Robot called Servi developed for restaurants

SoftBank's robotics arm demonstrates a food service robot Servi, developed by California-based Bear Robotics to Japan as restaurants grapple with labour shortages and seek...

Mask or noodle soup?

Japanese designer Takahiro Shibata wears a protective mask that looks like a steaming bowl of ramen noodle soup in Yokohama, Japan September 23, 2020.

Bubble tents outside Cafe Du Soliel

A woman sits outside Cafe Du Soliel under bubble tents following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Manhattan borough of New...

Oxford vaccine can train immune system

AstraZeneca's experimental COVID-19 vaccine was safe and produced an immune response in early-stage clinical trials in healthy volunteers, data showed on Monday. The vaccine, called...

What we know about the origins of the coronavirus pandemic

Scientists are turning a spotlight on China's version of the origins of the coronavirus pandemic as they scrutinise everything from the virus's genetic code...

Is the new Coronavirus ‘seasonal’?

The arrival of warmer weather in the Northern Hemisphere raises the question of whether summer could slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. Here...

What are antibody therapies and who is developing them for COVID-19?

While some potential vaccines have emerged in the global race to find a way to stop the spread of COVID-19, many scientists and researchers...

Higher risk of serious Covid-19 infection for A+ blood type, new study finds

People with A+ blood type are at increased risk compared to other blood types for respiratory failure and death due to a severe Covid-19...

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Employers – clients determine working time of 74% of workforce in Cyprus

In 2019, the employer, organisation or clients mainly decided on the working time of almost 118 million of the 194 million employed people aged...

Total petroleum product sales record 24.6% decrease in August this year

In August 2020, the total sales of petroleum products amounted to 94,951 tonnes, recording a decrease of 24.6% compared to August 2019. According to the...

Recovery of EU Economic Sentiment continues at slower speed

In September 2020, the recovery of the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI) continued, albeit at a somewhat slower speed. Registering still noticeable increases in the euro...

Economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated slightly this September

In September 2020, economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated slightly as the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI-CypERC) decreased by 1.0 point compared to August 2020. According to...

Retail trade in Cyprus shows signs of recovery

Retail trade in Cyprus excluding motor vehicles showed signs of recovery reflecting the increase of economic recovery following the lifting of restrictions to combat...

Deposits rise, loans continue downward path in Cyprus

Total deposits rose in the Cyprus banking sector in August with the outstanding amount reaching €47.9 billion, according to data released by the Central...

Insider's Guide

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People flock to Petra tou Romiou for selfies with Aphrodite

The initiative of the Society for Tourism Development and Promotion of Paphos (STDPP), of the application of "Enriched Reality" created to highlight the myth...

Two women arrested in Paphos on suspicion of theft

A case of conspiracy to commit a crime, burglary, theft and malicious damage is now being investigated by the Paphos Police Department for which...

Paphos brawl over various things not moved in time

A 68-year-old man was arrested in Paphos and then charged formally to be summoned to court in connection with an on-going investigation including grievous...

Almyra Hotel: A place made in heaven

Almyra, one of the finest hotels in the Mediterranean and a member of the Thanos family of hotels that brought us Anassa and Annabelle,...

History of tourism in Cyprus (video)

The history of tourism in Cyprus video production was developed by the Press and Information Office, in cooperation with the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry...

Kato Drys: the village depicted on the Cyprus £1 note

Kato Drys is a small village in Cyprus, southwest of Larnaca. It is near the villages of Pano Lefkara (4 km), Kato Lefkara (4...

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...