Annie Charalambous

Paphos bid to place sports events under one umbrella fails

A bid by Paphos tourism sector key players to place under one ‘umbrella’ big one-off sports events so as to further promote the town’s...

UK looks to Canada and Australia for EU trade deal template

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pitched two models for his country's trade ties with the European Union after Brexit: a deal based on...

Turkey hits back after Syrian shells kill Turkish troops

Turkey said on Monday its military hit dozens of Syrian government targets after five Turkish soldiers were killed by shelling in Idlib in northwest...

Air Canada Boeing 767 to make emergency landing at Madrid airport

A Boeing 767 aircraft flown by Air Canada was returning to Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport for an emergency landing on Monday after reporting a...

Local Government Reform bill provides lower cost of service per capita

The cost of services per capita per year will be five times less at some municipalities if the proposed bill on Local Government Reform...

Dali pupils to brief MPs on air pollution from asphalt plants

Dali primary school pupils will brief MPs next week on the serious issue of air pollution caused by asphalt plants located in industrial zones...

Process of revocation of Cyprus passports legally stuck

The process of revoking Cyprus passports from 26 rich foreign investors and family members from outside the EU appears to be more difficult than...

Insurance companies face rising costs from road accidents

Insurance companies have to bear the costs of the ever rising number of car and motorcycle accidents in Cyprus - a phenomenon which is...

New names for Thomas Cook hotels in Cyprus

British travel giant Thomas Cook’s collapse has led to changes in the names of Cyprus hotels associated with it and these hotels are now...

Reckless drivers in Cyprus to be immediately deprived of their license

Drivers in Cyprus under the influence of drugs or excessively over the limit of either alcohol or speed will be immediately deprived of their...

Saudi owner of jet used by Cyprus President should not have been granted citizenship

The citizenship application filed by a Saudi businessman who owns the jet used by President Nicos Anastasiades on various trips without following public contract...

No taxpayer money misused when President chartered jet ignoring procedures-report says

No taxpayer money had been misused when President Nicos Anastasiades chartered an aircraft last September without following public contract procedures because the cost was...

Poor results at exams for Public Sector jobs

Fifty per cent of candidates who took exams in autumn to join Cyprus' public sector have failed, according to results announced this week by...

No water bill paid, no Land Registry property transfer

The transfer of an immovable property at the Land Registry is only possible if the water supply bill has been paid in full, according...

Cyprus-US joint venture over Famar pharmaceuticals acquisition

Famar S.A., one of Greece’s biggest pharmaceutical companies which belonged to Marinopoulos Group before its acquisition by American Pillarstone, has been taken over now...

The French fishermen who could sink Britain’s post-Brexit ambitions

For the British government, a successful Brexit means re-asserting economic sovereignty and landing a trade deal with Europe. Trawler captain Stephane Fait and his...

EasyJet partner starts developing engine for electric plane

British airline easyJet has moved a step closer to commercial electric flying on short-haul routes after its partner said it would begin development of...

Larnaca gets Green City award in solid waste management

Larnaca has received a Green City award for its "Municipal solid waste reduction programme, coastal hotel units and nearby areas waste-generating areas," a written...

Sterling gains after BoE leaves interest rates unchanged

Sterling gained on Thursday after the Bank of England held interest rates at 0.75%, defying money markets that had seen a 50% probability of...

Cyprus President to attend ‘Friends of Cohesion’ Summit in Portugal

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday flies to Portugal to take part at the "Friends of Cohesion" Summit which is to focus on the...

Cyprus Post says packages from China to be delayed due to coronavirus

Cyprus Post on Thursday announced that due to the spread of coronavirus in China there will be a delay in the arrival of packages...

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Anastasiades unveils new package to boost economy

  President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday announced a new package of 10 measures to help the economy through the coronavirus crisis that includes liquidity, guarantees...

NPLs in the Cyprus banking system decline below €9 billion

Non-performing loans (NPLs) in the Cypriot banking system declined to €8.97 billion in the end of 2019, with the NPL rate amounting to 27.9%...

Prodromou says no intention to discriminate against disabled pupils, asks parents to work with experts on solutions

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou addressed anew on Wednesday the backlash that followed an announcement on May 20 that children with disabilities were not to...

No new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday

  There were no new Covid-19 cases in Cyprus on Wednesday the Health Ministry said, only the second time of zero cases since the start...

Paphos most booked holiday destination for Britons in April, May 2021

  Paphos is the most booked destination for British holidaymakers in April and May next year, the Daily Mail reported on Wednesday citing data collected...