Bouli Hadjioannou

U.S. weekly jobless claims surge to record 3.28 million

The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits surged to a record of more than 3 million last week as strict measures to...

Putin says Russia can defeat coronavirus in less then three months

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday Russia could defeat coronavirus in less than three months if it imposed tough measures quickly as authorities suspended...

Britons to laud healthcare workers with nationwide applause

Britons around the country were set to take to their balconies and front gardens on Thursday evening to applaud healthcare workers who are battling...

Coronavirus: Freeze on evictions for non-payment of rent until May 31

Moving to give hard-pressed tenants a temporary respite, the Council of Ministers on Thursday approved a bill suspending evictions until May 31 for non-payment...

Vegetarian ‘meatballs’ (Lenten)

Peel the potatoes, grate them and strain them. Grate the onions, carrots and courgettes but do not strain them. Mix them in a bowl with...

Coronavirus: Cabinet approves bill for €150 on the spot fine; up to €3000 for those to be charged in court

  Sending a clear message that it was serious about enforcing stay at home rules, the Council of Ministers on Thursday adopted two proposals that...

Coronavirus: Companies donate masks for health professionals

Companies have heeded a call from the Chamber of Commerce to donate protective gear  to boost the health services' efforts to address the coronavirus...

Coronavirus: More than 4000 Covid-19 tests at CING so far

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) has carried out more than 4000 Covid-19 tests so far, its executive director Leonidas Phylactou told...

Two more weeks of lockdown as Spain’s coronavirus crisis worsens

Spain's coronavirus lockdown was extended on Thursday to last until at least April 12 as Europe's second-worst hit country struggled to tackle a fast...

Pork cooked in wine

Crush the coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar or pulse-blend in a blender, taking care not to over-grind. Put the meat in bowl (not...

Coronavirus: Two arrested in Paphos for verbally abusing police officers during documents check

Two foreign nationals were arrested by Paphos police on Wednesday night for abusing the police officers who stopped them to check whether they had...

Coronavirus: Three repatriation flights from Larnaca today

Another three repatriation flights are scheduled from Larnaca Airport today taking tourists stranded in Cyprus back home. According to a post on the website of...

Coronavirus: Peyia Municipality sets up team to monitor compliance with decrees, help vulnerable

Peyia Municipality has set up a team to monitor compliance with decrees to contain the spread of coronavirus, Mayor Marinos Lambrou told the Cyprus...

Prince Charles did not jump the queue for a coronavirus test, UK says

Britain on Thursday said heir-to-the-throne Prince Charles, who has coronavirus, did not jump the queue for a test because his symptoms and condition met...

Production of Man of War in Cyprus will go ahead as planned

'Man of War', the second Hollywood film by director and producer Dimitri Logothetis, continues in its pre-production stage according to plan despite the global...

Coronavirus: Patient in orthopaedic ward of Nicosia Hospital tests positive

A patient admitted to Nicosia Hospital with a broken leg has tested positive for coronavirus, an official from the state health services organisation (Okipi)...

Some cloud, dust and increased risk of showers later today

Weak low pressure is affecting the area and there will be dust in the atmosphere at intervals until Saturday morning. Today will see increased cloud...

Coronavirus: 15,000 SMS in early evening as system back in operation

The 8998 SMS system to secure permission by exception to leave the house is running smoothly after coming back into operation a little after...

New York sees glimmer of progress against coronavirus, New Orleans worsens

New York state, leading the nation in coronavirus infections and deaths, is showing tentative signs of curbing the spread of the disease, the governor...

Coronavirus: Three month old baby among confirmed cases, 20 month old being tested

  A three month old baby diagnosed with coronavirus is in a good condition in the special ward of Makarios Hospital while a 20 month...

Coronavirus: Another 123 booked for breaking decree, total of 414 since movement restrictions in force

A total of 123 drivers and pedestrians were found to be in violation of decrees restricting movement to the absolute necessary overnight. They were among...

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Coronavirus patient critical at Limassol hospital

A coronavirus patient at Limassol hospital is reported to be in critical condition and has been placed on a respirator. According to the State Health...

24 coronavirus patients at the Famagusta reference hospital

Nine more coronavirus patients have been admitted to the Famagusta hospital, the reference institution for confirmed cases, raising the number to 24. According to CNA...

Man attacks police during restriction checks, in custody

A 30 year old Georgian man was remanded in custody for 2 days by the district court in Limassol after attacking officers and damaging...

First batch of Chinese medical aid to Cyprus is ready

The first batch of the Chinese medical supplies assistance to Cyprus in aid of its coronavirus fight, is ready for transport, said Ambassador Huang...

Hope shines-Wuhan, source of virus, lifting lockdown

Τhe Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown today by restarting some metro services and reopening...