Bouli Hadjioannou

EasyJet, Heathrow want early exit from UK quarantine rules

Britain's easyJet urged the government to only keep quarantine requirements for a short period, while Heathrow Airport called for a plan to re-open borders,...

21 year old who tried to avoid police check arrested

Paphos police had to fire warning shots in the air after a 21 year old Cypriot driver attempted to avoid being checked on the...

China’s Wuhan reports first coronavirus cluster since lifting of lockdown

Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, reported on Monday its first cluster of infections since a lockdown on the central...

The cost of coronavirus: Greek tourism slump threatens a decade of hard-won gains

About now, Charlie Chahine should be welcoming his first international guests of the season to his Suites of the Gods resort on Santorini, Greece's...

The statistical parameters for the lockdown exit roadmap

Cyprus enters a critical week which will determine whether the epidemiological team will give the green light for stage two of the relaxation of...

93 individuals booked for breaking lockdown

Police booked 93 pedestrians and drivers for breaking the lockdown after carrying out 3245 checks from 6 pm on Sunday to 6 am on...

Back to school, for final year secondary pupils

  Final year secondary school pupils are back in school today, two months after schools closed to contain the spread of coronavirus, to prepare for...

Warm and sunny, temperatures at 32 C inland

It will be a warm and sunny day today, with temperatures rising to 32 C inland, around 28 C on the east and north...

No end to lockdown yet but ‘careful’ easing begins, British PM Johnson says

The coronavirus lockdown will not end yet, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday, urging people to "stay alert" to the risks as...

Vegetable and cheese terrine

Preheat the oven’s grill and line a long thin tin with plastic wrap. Cut the aubergines lengthwise into slices, sprinkle with salt and leave...

Cheese croquettes with potatoes and courgettes (Tyrokroketes)

Peel the potatoes, chop and cook in plenty of salted boiling water until soft. Roughly grate the courgettes, salt and leave them to release...

Slow-roasted pork pancetta with kolokassi purée

Place the pork with the wine, carrot, celery, coriander and chilli flakes in a non-metallic bowl and keep covered in the fridge for at...

Paphos police investigating attempted murder

Paphos police are investigating an attempted murder in the Tombs of the Kings area, Paphos police chief Nicos Pentaras said on Friday. Speaking to reporters,...

Pence staffer tests positive for coronavirus, Trump says W.House staffers wearing masks

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said certain White House staff members have started wearing face masks, one day after the White House said...

Recommendations to public for visit to dentist

The Cyprus Dentists Association has issued recommendations to the public that take into consideration the instructions of the Health Ministry on social distancing and...

26 construction sites closed after 564 inspections this week

Labour inspectors on Friday closed down four construction sites for failure to implement decrees to prevent the spread of coronavirus  -- two in Limassol,...

New rules for hairdressers and barbers as reopening nears

Clients and hairdressers will have to negotiate a web of new rules designed to prevent the spread of coronavirus once salons reopen with phase...

Cyprus-Israeli working group to prepare for restoration of air links

Cyprus and Israel have set up a working group to prepare for the resumption of flights between the two countries, Israel's ambassador in Nicosia...

Vehicle registrations plummet an annual 81.3% in April

Total registration of motor vehicles in April 2020 slumped to 827,  a decrease of 81,3% compared to April 2019 as a result of the...

13 road fatalities since January 1

Despite a near two month lockdown, Cyprus has managed to record an increase in road fatalities compared to last year. So far, 13 people have...

EU delivers first batch of 1.5 m masks to member states

Over the coming days, 1.5 million medical masks will be delivered to 17 Member States -- including Cyprus -- and the UK to protect...

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Repatriates make 7 out of 8 new coronavirus cases reported today

Repatriates made 7 out of eight new coronavirus cases reported today by the health ministry out of a total of 1953 tests, raising the number...

It’s merciless-Major blaze near the Panayia Evangelistria chapel in Xylofagou

  It's been a very difficult day for the fire and forestry departments as more than a dozen fires broke out all over Cyprus. A major...

Second fire at Diorios-Kapouti area in north-6th front today

  A second fire has broken out in the Diorios-Kapouti area in the Turkish-occupied north, a week after a massive blaze caused major destruction in...

Malta-Greece top low risk, Switzerland-Czech Republic higher risk for visitors to Cyprus

The Health Ministry announced the results of an epidemiological risk assessment, in an attempt to classify low and higher risk countries, when international airports...

Major Achna fire under control after burning farms, animals and tractors (update)

  A dramatic effort by a strong ground fire fighting force, a Russian Gamov helicopter and dozens of locals, brought a major blaze in the...