Annie Charalambous

Plans for a designated taxi space at Larnaca Airport causes friction

A government plan to set up a designated taxi space at Larnaca Airport is causing friction between the Transport Ministry and some of the estimated...

Panic prevailed in Larnaca after fire in store room with flammable materials-PHOTOS

Panic prevailed after an early morning fire on Tuesday in a storage room filled with flammable materials of a two-storey house in the heart...

EasyJet sees flight, holiday bookings soar on hope for UK travel restart

EasyJet said flight bookings jumped over 300% and holidays bookings surged by more than 600% week on week, after Britain laid out plans for...

Health experts to draft lockdown easing plan on Tuesday, Cabinet decision on Thursday

Health experts advising the government on the coronavirus pandemic on Tuesday are set to draft an action plan on the gradual loosening of lockdown...

First sexual harassment case in Cyprus sport filed in court

As sexual harassment cases in Cyprus sport are mounting, the Attorney General's Office on Monday gave the green light to police to file the...

Greece investigates reports theatre director accused of rape taught refugee children

A prosecutor has ordered an investigation into reports that migrant children were taught acting classes by the former artistic director of Greece's National Theatre, now...

“Like a soap opera”: The glamorous life of El Chapo’s detained wife

The arrest on drug trafficking charges of Emma Coronel Aispuro, a former beauty queen and wife of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman,...

Mainly fine on Tuesday, with strong winds in coastal areas

Mainly fine on Tuesday with light to moderate winds, force 3 to 4 Beaufort, turning strong in coastal areas, force 5 Beauport. The sea will...

Cabinet meets on Thursday to discuss possible easing of lockdown in March

As the Cabinet meets on Thursday to discuss the possible easing of the island’s coronavirus lockdown in March, health experts express concern over coastal...

Government signs MoC with CING, CSMM to support Diaspora Cypriots

Presidential Commissioner Fotis Fotiou, the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) and the Cyprus School of Molecular Medicine (CSMM) on Monday signed a...

What you should know about Phishing, vishing and smishing online scams

Phishing, vishing and smishing are just a few of the online scams cybercriminals use to steal private data but this can be avoided through...

Police fine 203 citizens, one premise for breach of covid measures

Police reported 203 individuals and one establishment all across Cyprus over the past 24 hours for violation of protective measures in place to curb...

English schools will reopen March 8, outdoor sport starts again on March 29

Schools in England will re-open on March 8, while two families or six people will be able to meet outside from March 29 as...

Greece’s Alpha Bank to sell €10.8 billion portfolio to Davidson Kempner

Greece's Alpha Bank will sell a 10.8 billion euro ($13.09 billion) portfolio of impaired loans and 80% of loan services provider Cepal Holdings to...

Police looking for Georgian man in connection with a break-in (PHOTO)

Police are looking for VANO RIGISHVILI, aged 26, from Georgia in connection with the break-in of a building and theft which took place on...

P.O. Box yearly leasers should pay by Sunday, February 28

The Postal Services on Monday reminded those who lease a P.O. Box that the rent covering the period of January 1-December 31, 2021 should be paid...

Club owner who opened establishment against covid measures taken to court

A club owner in coastal Larnaca not only violated covid-19 measures and opened his establishment on Saturday evening despite restrictions but had no licence...

Pandemic strikes a blow to holiday home rental prices

The coronavirus pandemic has struck a blow to the market of holiday homes all across the world and Cyprus is no exception, according to...

Car of 40-year-old lawyer in Limassol gutted in fire

The car of a 40-year-old lawyer was gutted in fire early on Monday while parked outside his home in Ekali area, Limassol. The area is...

Israel to link Leviathan gas field to Egypt LNG plants

The Israeli and Egyptian energy ministers have agreed to build a pipeline to connect Israel's offshore Leviathan natural gas field to liquefied natural gas...

UK’s Johnson to plot path out of lockdown on Monday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will plot a path out of COVID-19 lockdown on Monday in an effort to gradually reopen the battered $3...

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Saudi de facto ruler approved operation that led to Khashoggi’s death: U.S.

  Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler approved an operation to capture or kill murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, according to a released U.S. intelligence report as...

Clear skies today, close to mid-25, rain tomorrow

  A high pressure system is affecting Cyprus, an early spring promise of higher temperatures and warmer weather. Tomorrow however will mark the end of this...

272 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths announced on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 272 new Coronavirus cases out of 43,958 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Friday, 26 February, taking confirmed infections to...

Where to get a rapid test on Saturday, 27 February

Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees...

Veterinary services deny they refused assistance to ship with cattle

Christodoulos Pipis, director of the Veterinary Services denied claims that the Republic of Cyprus refused assistance to “Elbeik” ship which is carrying 1,776 cows...