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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...

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...

Rialto Theatre kick-starts the summer season on June 17 with drive-in cinema

The Rialto Theatre in Limassol has announced its upcoming rescheduled summer programme of events having incorporated Coronavirus safety measures. Events will take place at the...

GHS Phase Two goes ahead on Monday but some services pushed back to September

The Health Insurance Organisation (HIO) said on Friday that the implementation of Phase Two of GHS will go ahead as planned with the introduction...

Police cybercrime arm warn of spike in Man in the Middle scams

The police's cybercrime office said on Friday that there is an increase in reported Man in the Middle scams, a type of email fraud,...

GHS gains traction as 40 hospitals join ahead of Monday Phase Two launch

GHS is boosted with 40 private hospitals who have agreed to join the state healthcare system ahead of Monday's implementation of Phase Two, Phileleftheros...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 29/05/2020 08:28 New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined the first steps for reopening the United States' most populous city, envisioning...

64.8% of hospitalised Covid patients were male – weekly report

The Thursday report of the Health Ministry's Epidemiological Surveillance Unit has found that as of May 26 64.8% of all hospitalised Covid-19 patients (114...

Two more test positive to Covid-19, both through tracing

There were two new Covid-19 cases in Cyprus the Health Ministry said, both found through tracing the contacts of confirmed cases (60 tests today),...

Crisis pushes back more than 70% of weddings to a later date, says photographers association

Many couples have chosen to move their wedding to a later date because of Covid, Cyprus Professional Photographers Association president Pambos Charalambous has told CNA. Charalambous...

Cyprus Minister of Finance outlines new package to support the economy

Cyprus Minister of Finance Constantinos Petrides presented on Thursday the second government package aiming to boost confidence and economic activity as Cyprus emerges from...

Coronavirus testing in schools hits 10k mark

The Education Ministry said on Thursday that 10,000 Coronavirus tests have been conducted in schools across the island so far. The ministry said in an...

60 year old handed down 8 years jail time for GBH

A 60-year-old man from Larnaca was sentenced to eight years in prison on Thursday by the Larnaca Criminal Court after being found guilty for...

Team of experts to suggest reopening of nurseries in early June, Karayiannis says

The expert advisory committee on Coronavirus will recommend to the government the reopening of kindergartens and nurseries in the first ten days of June,...

Fisheries Department rescues green sea turtle ‘Zeus’ in Larnaca

The Department of Fisheries and Marine Research said today that its officers rescued a green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas) named Zeus from Kiti beach...

Wizz Air makes Larnaca permanent base, announces flights schedule for summer-UPDATE

Hungarian airline Wizz Air announced on Thursday at a press conference at Larnaca airport in the presence of Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos and Deputy...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 28/05/2020 08:50 A fresh wave of U.S. layoffs are expected due to deepening economic damage from the outbreak that has killed more than...

Thumbs up to government’s handling of crisis by 78% of Cypriots, new poll finds

Cypriots approve of the government's handling of the Coronavirus crisis by an overwhelming majority of 78%, a new poll by communications firm Gnora and...

Prodromou says no intention to discriminate against disabled pupils, asks parents to work with experts on solutions

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou addressed anew on Wednesday the backlash that followed an announcement on May 20 that children with disabilities were not to...

EU border agency Frontex helps Cyprus fly back 107 Georgian nationals

EU security agency Frontex said on Wednesday that it has supported Cyprus in the return of 107 Georgian nationals from Larnaca, the first such...

Foster families needed for 500 children

Around 500 underage children are currently in the care of Social Welfare Services, many of whom were either removed from their families due to...

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Trump says protesters would have met ‘vicious dogs’ if White House fence breached

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said demonstrators protesting the death of a black man who died after a white police officer knelt on...

Paphos: Police publish photos of stolen valuables

  Police have found jewellery, watches and other valuables in the possession of a 22 year old and a 15 year old who are under...

Protests flare around the United States over Minneapolis killing

Violent protests flared overnight in several U.S. cities as demonstrators vented their anger over the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died...

Just one new Covid-19 case on Saturday; total at 943

  One person has tested positive for coronavirus from a total of 2061 tests, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, bringing the total since the...

Paphos: 10 hotels to reopen in June

  Ten of the 57 hotels in the Paphos district are expected to reopen in June, the president of the Paphos branch of the Cyprus...