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Cyprus in lockdown: All the new measures

A new decree under the Quarantine Law Act was issued today by Health Minister Constantinos  to tackle coronavirus . This is the full text of...

Israel to use computer analysis to find likely coronavirus carriers

Israel's defence ministry plans to use software that analyses data gathered from mobile phones - produced, according to Israeli media, by the spyware firm...

Exceptions to ‘one permission a day’ rule

    Tougher lockdown rules come into force at 6 am on Tuesday, with members of the public only allowed to send one SMS to leave...

Cyprus tightens lockdown-UPDATE

Permission to leave the house will be limited to once a day and gatherings at houses will be restricted only to its residents, under...

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...

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...

Facebook commits $100 m to support news media hurt by virus crisis

Facebook Inc on Monday pledged $100 million in financing and advertising spending to support news organizations, including local publishers in the United States, reeling...

Private Paphos hospital closes after suspect cases

The Blue Cross private hospital in Paphos has suspended operation pending results over  suspect cases of Covid-19. It said that after routine quick tests, one...

Prince Charles, 71, out of self-isolation and in good health

British heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who had tested positive for coronavirus, is out of self-isolation after seven days and is in good health, his spokesman...

15 nurses to bolster Covid-19 referral hospital

Larnaca Hospital is sending 15 nurses to bolster the reference hospital for coronavirus which is having to deal with an increase in patients, the...

Austria to make basic face masks compulsory in supermarkets

Austria will require shoppers to wear basic face masks in supermarkets in a bid to slow the still too-rapid spread of the coronavirus, Chancellor...

3198 acquired Cyprus citizenship in 2018

in 2018, 3198 individuals obtained Cyprus citizenship (-14% fewer than 2017), according to the latest  Eurostat figures. They were among some 672,300 persons who acquired...

New measures to be announced — reports

The government is expected to announce new measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, philenews reports citing sources. It said these were discussed by a...

Continued access to GHS even if residence/work permits expire

General health scheme beneficiaries whose residence or work permit has expired or will expire before September 30 will continue to receive the service until...

From sofas and kitchens, stars hold concert fundraiser

Billie Eilish sang on her sofa, Elton John played a keyboard belonging to his children, and the Backstreet Boys sang in harmony from five...

Paphos: Private lab to take samples for Covid-19 tests

A private lab approved  to carry out the Covid-19 test for the general public has set up operations at the former residence of the...

Limassol: 2 month extension to bill payments

Limassol Municipality has announced a two month extension to the payment of bills. It said that because of the strict restriction measures on movement, its...

Greece pumps more financial aid in economy to deal with coronavirus

Greece announced new tax breaks and economic assistance to thousands of businesses and workers on Monday to buffer its economy from a national lockdown...

288,000 SMS over weekend despite stay at home decree

More than 288,000 approvals were given over the weekend to members of the public who sent out message requests to leave the house by...

UK epidemic is slowing; antibody test could be ready in days

The coronavirus epidemic in the United Kingdom is showing signs of slowing and antibody tests could be ready in days, Neil Ferguson, a professor...

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...

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Cyprus in lockdown: All the new measures

A new decree under the Quarantine Law Act was issued today by Health Minister Constantinos  to tackle coronavirus . This is the full text of...

Israel to use computer analysis to find likely coronavirus carriers

Israel's defence ministry plans to use software that analyses data gathered from mobile phones - produced, according to Israeli media, by the spyware firm...

Exceptions to ‘one permission a day’ rule

    Tougher lockdown rules come into force at 6 am on Tuesday, with members of the public only allowed to send one SMS to leave...

Man who assaulted police during check jailed for 20 days

The Limassol District Court sentenced a 30 year old man from Georgia on Monday to 20 days in jail for assaulting police officers last...

Cyprus tightens lockdown-UPDATE

Permission to leave the house will be limited to once a day and gatherings at houses will be restricted only to its residents, under...