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Crisis pushes back more than 70% of weddings to a later date, says photographers association

Many couples have chosen to move their wedding to a later date because of Covid, Cyprus Professional Photographers Association president Pambos Charalambous has told CNA. Charalambous...

106,000 coronavirus tests in Cyprus so far

  A total of some 106,000 coronavirus tests have been carried out in Cyprus so far -- that is equivalent to 12,094 per 100,000 population...

Cyprus Minister of Finance outlines new package to support the economy

Cyprus Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides presented on Thursday the second government package aiming to boost confidence and economic activity as Cyprus emerges from...

Coronavirus testing in schools hits 10k mark

The Education Ministry said on Thursday that 10,000 Coronavirus tests have been conducted in schools across the island so far. The ministry said in an...

Budget airlines put squeeze on airports in coronavirus cost drive

European low-cost airlines are pressuring airports to slash charges in return for resuming flights, as the COVID-19 shutdown intensifies their race with traditional carriers...

60 year old handed down 8 years jail time for GBH

A 60-year-old man from Larnaca was sentenced to eight years in prison on Thursday by the Larnaca Criminal Court after being found guilty for...

Team of experts to suggest reopening of nurseries in early June, Karayiannis says

The expert advisory committee on Coronavirus will recommend to the government the reopening of kindergartens and nurseries in the first ten days of June,...

Karousos: 600,000 airline passengers in August

  Cyprus expects 600,000 passengers in August, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos said on Thursday, speaking on the sidelines of a press conference announcing the decision...

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Ballgirls with gloves

Tennis - All-Czech Tennis Tournament - TK Sparta Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, May 26, 2020 Ballgirls wearing gloves hold balls during the match between...

“I can’t breathe”

People gather near the Minneapolis Police third precinct after a white police officer was caught on a bystander's video pressing his knee into the...

Sunbathers lie in circles

Sunbathers lie in circles marked on the grass to aid in social distancing, to help slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Mission...

Celebrating with a mask

Bayern Munich Sporting Director Hasan Salihamidzic wearing a face mask fist pumps Borussia Dortmund's Emre Can after the match, as play resumes behind closed...

Q&A: COVID-19 in the workplace (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OhvJ4wi034&feature=emb_title Source: World Health Organisation (WHO)

How to wear a mask safely

For more information visit: www.pio.gov.cy/coronavirus/en/

Coronavirus myth busters, by the WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) debunks some of the most common myths about Coronavirus. Being able to hold your breath for 10 seconds or...

Pandemic piles pressure on world’s shrinking forests

Forests face an increased risk of being cut down and degraded as a result of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, a senior...

Will pandemic push humans into a healthier relationship with nature?

Daniel Wanjama had everything ready for this year's first seed fair in the Kenyan town of Gilgil, an important event where poor farmers exchange...

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8 international companies bid to oversee largest energy project in Cyprus

    The Natural Gas Infrastructure Company (ETYFA) has announced that eight proposals were submitted in the tender submission stage to select the Owner’s Engineer team...

Cabinet approves EastMed pipeline agreement

Cabinet on Thursday approved the ratifying law for the intergovernmental agreement of the EastMed pipeline, a gas pipeline project connecting the gas reserves of...

BoC: Covid-19 presents an “unprecedented external economic shock”

  The coronavirus outbreak is first and foremost a health crisis, presenting an unprecedented external economic shock, Bank of Cyprus’ Chief Executive Officer Panicos Nicolaou...

Economic sentiment deteriorates significantly in May

    In May 2020, economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated further as the Economic Sentiment Indicator (ESI-CypERC) decreased by 4.1 points compared with April 2020, due...

Suspended credit facilities in Cyprus rise to €1.19 billion on May

Suspended credit facilities at the request of borrowers on May 8 amounted to €1.19 billion from €894 million on April 24, according to data...

Limassol company disinfects PASYKAF premises as part of CSR initiative

    As part of Hygeia Disinfecting Services corporate social responsibility strategy to support the community in the fight against COVID-19, the company disinfected the 250...

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Free streams from more than 20 European opera houses

Watch live streams as the operas themselves unfold in the opera house through OperaVision, an online opera streaming initiative supported by the European Union's...

Virtual exhibition on the life of Ferenc Liszt

Virtual presentation entitled Hungarian and European, commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Hungary in 2011, with material from the exhibition...

Take a video tour of Dracula’s Castle!

Bran Castle in Romania, aka Dracula's Castle, is offering video tours on its website of the 643-year-old building that continues to fascinate visitors to...

Prado Museum online

The Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid has created the My Prado programme, which harnesses the strength of social media to maintain a connection...

European concerts online by Athens’ Megaron

The Megaron Concert Hall in Athens broadcasts performances from the best concert calls across Europe on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 21:00 via its...

New digital publication by the BoC Cultural Foundation

Interesting information from the unique manuscript “B-030” is now accessible to researchers and the public. The monograph Christian Diversity in Late Venetian Cyprus: A Study...

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...

Spiced lamb with beetroot salad and scented yoghurt

Lay the lamb on a tray, skin side down. Rub with crushed garlic, sprinkle with spices and ground pistachios, wrap in plastic wrap and...

Easy seafood pasta with white wine sauce

Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 2-3 tablespoons of whipped cream 1/3 cup white wine 300g spaghetti, roughly broken 300-400g of...

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...