Annie Charalambous

Bank of Cyprus again set to reduce staff-related costs

Bank of Cyprus is set to reduce staff-related costs with changes in salaries and early retirement and part time employment options again on the...

Fine art and face masks: London’s Victoria and Albert Museum reopens

Five thousand years of art and design history will be joined by some more modern items when London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum reopens...

Cyprus says ready to send medical teams to Lebanon, as death toll rises to 100

As death toll from a massive blast which ripped through Beirut port has risen to 100, neighbouring Cyprus has said it stood ready to...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

EUROPE * Britons spent 40% of their waking day watching TV and online video at the height of the COVID-19 lockdown in April, regulator Ofcom...

Akamas communities confronted with serious demographic decline

Akamas region communities are confronted with a serious demographic decline and they are slowly but steadily deserted, Philenews reported on Wednesday citing statistical data. Specifically,...

British woman arrested after husband is stabbed with kitchen knife over financial dispute

Paphos police have arrested a 53-year-old British woman who appears to have injured her husband with a kitchen knife following a domestic violence incident...

Greece reports 121 new coronavirus cases, highest in weeks

Greece's top scientific adviser has warned against complacency over risks lurking from the novel coronavirus after the country reported its highest single-day increase in...

Trump says Beirut explosion seems to be ‘bomb of some kind’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday cast a massive explosion in Beirut as a possible attack, despite statements by Lebanese leaders that it was likely caused by...

Foreign Minister says Cyprus ready to assist disaster-hit Lebanon

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides has expressed Cyprus' readiness to provide evacuation and other assistance to neighbouring Lebanon after Tuesday's two huge explosions which left...

Cyprus diplomatic mission in Beirut sustains damage from blasts

The chancery of the Embassy of Cyprus in Beirut as well as the Ambassador's residence on Tuesday sustained damage from the two explosions which...

Authorities clean up Peyia sea caves from oil (VIDEO)

The Fisheries Department on Tuesday released a video showing an oil spill response plan at Peyia sea caves which the protected Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) uses...

Cyprus revises list of countries from which passengers are accepted

The Health Ministry on Tuesday announced the revised list of countries from which Cyprus accepts passengers - a measure taken in a bid to...

Interior Minister wants remedies to town ‘ghettos’, building permit illegalities

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants all four big municipalities in Cyprus to remedy illegalities regarding violations in building permits or dilapidated premises turned into...

Spain’s former king Juan Carlos is in Dominican Republic

Spain's former king Juan Carlos went to the Dominican Republic after leaving his home country on Sunday, La Vanguardia newspaper reported on Tuesday, without...

EasyJet expands limited schedule as summer bookings rise

British low cost airline easyJet said it planned to fly about 40% of its capacity over the rest of the summer, more than originally...

Two covid-19 cases detected at state-designated lab

Two covid-19 cases were detected at Nicosia-based NIPD Genetics which is the designated laboratory by the government to carry out the molecular tests, the...

Police report 52 breaches of coronavirus measures within 24 hours

Police carried out 1352 checks across Cyprus over the past 24 hours and reported a total  52 cases of violations of measures to contain...

Crucial Cyprus-Russia double tax treaty talks set for August 10

Crucial negotiations on the avoidance of double taxation between Cyprus and Russia are scheduled for August 10 and 11, and will be headed by...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

The World Health Organization has warned that there might never be a "silver bullet" for COVID-19 in the form of a perfect vaccine. And that...

Greece makes masks compulsory on ferry decks after rise in COVID-19 cases

Greece will make mask-wearing compulsory on the decks of ferries sailing to its islands, extending the requirement beyond indoor public spaces, after a sudden...

N.Irish Catholic leader and Nobel Peace laureate John Hume dies

John Hume, a key architect of Northern Ireland's Good Friday peace agreement and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, died on Monday at the...

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Thirteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,486 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 13 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Results of island-wide random tests will show the way forward, scientific team says

The 10,000 corona virus random tests that were launched yesterday island-wide will show the way forward on how to address the pandemic, members of...

Bad loans in Cyprus down by €43 million in the first quarter of 2020

Cyprus recorded a further decrease of €43 million or 0.5% in aggregate Non Performing Loans (NPLs) at the end of March 2020 compared with...

Baby born as Beirut blast rips through hospital

As a devastating blast wave tore across Beirut after a warehouse explosion, Emmanuelle Khnaisser prepared to give birth to a baby boy as the...

Mainly fine weather with orange alert for extremely high temperatures on Friday

Mainly fine weather on Friday with an orange alert for extremely high temperatures issued – in effect from 12pm to 5pm. Temperatures are expected to...