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Innovation Minister: Citizens attempting a 2nd SMS will be rejected by system

The system will automatically reject a second request by SMS to citizens requesting movement by exception for a second time in the same day...

Only use 112 and 119 for emergencies, police says

Police urged citizens on Monday not to use the emergency numbers 112 and 199 to seek information on movement restriction measures for Covid-19. "We have...

Limassol: Man arrested for taking marijuana to quarantine hotel

A 20 year old was arrested on Monday afternoon by Limassol police for attempting to carry marijuana into a hotel being used as a...

One dies, 16 test positive for coronavirus

One more person has died, a man aged 77 years, and another 16 people have tested positive for coronavirus, the Health Ministry said on...

Five more test positive in Turkish-held north

  Another five people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the Turkish-held north. This brings the total there to 69. Earlier, authorities in the north said they...

Covid-19: Tax department suspends payments of VAT

Suspension of payment of the VAT in the framework of the support programme to address the effects of the virus COVID-19: Under the Value Added...

Patients call on public to not panic-buy medicine

The Pancyprian Federation Of Patients Associations (Osak) has called on the public on Monday to not stockpile medication and assured that there is enough in the...

Glezos, Greek who tore swastika from Acropolis in WW2, dies aged 97

Manolis Glezos, a prominent Greek whose act of defiance against Nazi occupation during World War Two was a rallying cry for the country's resistance...

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Nurse in protective suit attends to a baby with COVID-19

A nurse in protective suit attends to a baby with COVID-19 at an isolation ward of Wuhan Children's Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei province, China...

Ballet dancer Ashlee Montague wears a gas mask while she dances in Times Square

Ballet dancer and performer Ashlee Montague of New York wears a gas mask while she dances in Times Square as the coronavirus disease outbreak...

Army in the streets of Johannesburg

Members of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) patrol the steets on the first day of a nationwide lockdown for 21 days to...

People in Hamburg exercise on their balconies

Residents exercise on their balconies according to the instructions of fitness trainer Patricio Cervantes during the spread of coronavirus disease in Hamburg, Germany, March...

What we don’t yet know about the coronavirus

It has been only three months since reports first emerged from China of an unknown virus causing unusual cases of pneumonia, and scientists and...

Coronavirus tag: How the pandemic can affect young minds

It's a bit like tag, except that you get tagged when someone coughs on you and that means you have the virus and have...

Smokers likely to be more at risk from coronavirus – EU agency

Smoking can make people more susceptible to serious complications from a coronavirus infection, the European Union agency for disease control said on Wednesday, citing...

Why are malaria pills being used against coronavirus?

Older malaria drugs are being studied, and in some cases used, to treat or try to prevent infection with the new coronavirus, even though there is...

Coping with stress during Covid-19 outbreak

It is normal to feel sad, stressed, confused, scared or angry during a crisis. There are some things you can do to reduce stress. Call...

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Uncertainty over short-term property lease agreements

With summer just around the corner great uncertainty prevails over the Mediterranean island’s real estate market and tourism sector because of the coronavirus, Phileleftheros...

Fast-track processing of citizenship by investment applications

The government has called for the fast-track processing of citizenship by investment applications so as to give the Cyprus economy a boost, Phileleftheros reports. Despite...

DP World Limassol unveils digital payment solutions

DP World Limassol announced the launch of two new digital payment solutions to be applied across the business for all of its customers through...

Economic sentiment deteriorates in March reflecting the initial impact of Covid-19

Economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated markedly in March 2020, as the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI-CypERC) decreased by 12.1 points compared with February 2020, reflecting...

Fiscal package of economic measures against coronavirus before House plenum

A national fiscal package of measures to counter the economic consequences of the coronavirus epidemic in Cyprus goes before the House plenum for approval...

Working environment changes due to coronavirus

It’s a big challenge for Cypriots to learn to work from home, President of the Cyprus Human Resources Management Association (CyHRMA) Panayiotis Thrasyvoulou told Insider. With the...

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1.4 million free books as National Emergency Library goes live

  The Internet Archive in San Francisco has suspended waitlists for the 1.4 million (and growing) books in its lending library by creating a National...

Learn knitting and crochet with Stitch&Story and #stayhome

Stitch & Story is all about ‘crafting made simple’ that extends beyond the traditional crafters. Aimed at giving novice crafters a stress-free experience in...

Universal Pictures will make movies available at home and in theaters on the same day

Universal Pictures will make its movies available at home on the same day they are released in theaters worldwide, beginning with the DreamWorks Animation...

Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish to headline coronavirus benefit TV special

Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish and Tim McGraw will headline a benefit concert on Sunday, playing from their homes, to raise money to help fight...

NY Met brings opera to your place – live streaming from New York

A day after cancelling upcoming performances due to concerns around the coronavirus, the Metropolitan Opera announced that it would stream encore presentations from the...

300 free Ivy League university courses available online

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia...

Village olive pie

Mix the yeast with the lukewarm water and put it aside for about 12-15 minutes to settle.  Sift the flour with the salt into...

Skordalia (Garlic paste)

Rinse the potatoes and place, unpeeled, in a saucepan. Cover with water, add salt and allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes until soft. Drain,...

Village salad

A must-have with every meal is a village salad. You will find it in every tavern or greek restaurant you visit in Cyprus. Make...

Courgettes with eggs

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes at a medium heat until they soften. Add salt and add the eggs....