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PM Johnson accepts public frustration with lockdown easing rules

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson admitted on Sunday that there was public frustration with his government's measures to ease the coronavirus lockdown following widespread...

Aradippou lyceum disinfected, to reopen tomorrow

  Aradippou upper secondary school (lyceum) where two final year pupils tested positive for coronavirus is being disinfected on Sunday so that it can reopen...

110 booked for breaking lockdown overnight

Police booked 110 drivers and pedestrians for breaking the decree restricting movement after carrying out 3356 checks from 6 pm on Saturday to 6...

CMP aims to make up for ground lost because of pandemic

By Maria Koniotou The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the work of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) in Cyprus since its field and lab activities...

6% of Cypriots did online course in 2019

In 2019, 6% of people aged 16 to 74 in Cyprus reported that they did an online course in the last three months prior...

2183 students sign up to return to university in Greece

More than 2000 students have signed up to return to their universities in Greece, but it remains uncertain when they will be able to...

Three arrests after Nicosia row turns violent

  Three men  are under arrest in connection with a violent row in Nicosia on Saturday night which led to the injury of another man. The...

Democrats launch probe of Trump’s firing of State Dept watchdog

  Democrats in Congress on Saturday launched an investigation into President Donald Trump's move to oust the State Department's internal watchdog, accusing the president of...

Another scorcher, temperatures at 41 C inland

  It will be another blistering hot day today, with temperatures well above the seasonal average as a hot and dry air mass  continues to...

Road fatality on Larnaca-Kophinou highway

A 49 year old man has died in a road collision that occurred on the  Larnaca-Kophinou highway on Saturday evening. Police named the victim as...

Limassol: 18 beachgoers booked for breaking decree

  Police stepped up patrols in Limassol on Saturday as people sought respite from the sizzling heat in the sea. Limassol  police spokesman Ioannis Soteriades told...

Education Ministry: 2 pupils, 2 staff test positive for coronavirus

  Two of today's four coronavirus cases concern pupils from an upper secondary school (lyceum) in Aradippou and the others concern staff at two schools...

Four new coronavirus cases, all from schools; total now 914

Four people have tested positive for coronavirus after 1564 diagnostic tests on Saturday raising the total number of cases in Cyprus to 914. All four...

FM Christodoulides: Turkey’s stance on international law cannot be “à la carte”,

Turkey’s stance vis-à-vis international law cannot be “à la carte”, Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides told the Cyprus News Agency, inviting Ankara to accept its...

Another yellow alert; warm tonight, sizzling hot tomorrow

  The Met Office has issued another yellow alert, the second in as many days, warning of extreme high temperatures. The new alert is in...

Europe sees two deaths, multiple cases of COVID-linked syndrome in children

  A new life-threatening inflammatory syndrome associated with COVID-19 has affected 230 children in Europe and killed two so far this year, a regional health...

Latest update on coronavirus in Cyprus (infographics)

    Paphos has the highest incidence of locally acquired  coronavirus cases per 100,000 people and Limassol the lowest according to the latest data issued by...

DBRS confirms Republic of Cyprus at BBB (low), trend changed to stable

DBRS Ratings confirmed the Republic of Cyprus’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency – Issuer Ratings at BBB (low) and changed the trend to Stable...

Labour Ministry issues dust warning

Besides the heat -- with an extreme high temperature warning in force for today -- there are also high concentrations of dust, according to measurements...

Covid-19 testing continues at schools

The Education Ministry has announced that mobile units are continuing sample taking for coronavirus tests among pupils, teachers and other staff at schools. On Friday,...

Ministry sheds spotlight on Cyprus’ snakes (photos)

Highlighting the importance of snakes in nature, the Agriculture Ministry has reassured the public that snakes do not attack people unless threatened. In a post...

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UK helps employers with slow phase-in of job shield costs

British finance minister Rishi Sunak offered fresh help to employers hit by the coronavirus shutdown on Friday, announcing that future contributions they must make...

One new Covid-19 case from repatriations

There was one new Covid-19 case in Cyprus, the Health Ministry said on Friday, from a total of 2363 tests, bringing the total number...

Limassol: Dead body found in warehouse

  A body has been found in the light shaft of a warehouse on Nicos Georgiou street in Limassol, philenews reports. It said the body of...

Holy Synod to allow weddings during pre-Christmas fasting period

As a result of Covid-prompted wedding postponements, the Holy Synod has decided to allow wedding ceremonies during the pre-Christmas fasting period this year until...

President to discuss phase 3 with scientific advisors on Tuesday

  The team of scientists advising the government on the coronavirus outbreak are due to hold a new meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday...