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Akamas: Couple injured after car falls off cliff

A couple residing in Paphos fell off a cliff and into the sea in Lara after they stopped in their car to see the...

KEDIPES proceeds plunge by 35.6% due to coronavirus pandemic

Revenue of KEDIPES, the state-owned asset management company plunged by 35.6% in the first quarter of 2020 compared with Q4 of 2019, due to...

Inflation plunged by an annual 2% in June affected by Covid-19

Inflation in Cyprus plunged by an annual 2% in June, marking the highest yearly drop since July 2015, as prices continue to decline affected...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 03/07/2020 08:19 The United States reported more than 55,000 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, a new daily global record for the coronavirus pandemic,...

Temperatures up to 40 C, yellow warning in effect

Today will be mainly fine with increased cloud to be observed locally in the afternoon in the mountains and inland that may bring isolated...

Industrial producer prices in Europe and Cyprus decrease in May

In May 2020, industrial producer prices fell, compared with April 2020, by 0.6% in the euro area by 0.5% in the EU and by...

Another yellow warning for extreme high temperatures

  The Department of Meteorology issued on Thursday another yellow alert for extremely high temperatures on Friday. The alert is in force from 11 am until...

At least 126 killed as Myanmar jade mine collapse buries workers

A landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed at least 126 people, with more feared dead, authorities said on Thursday, after a...

One off payments to small businesses, self-employed kick off

The ministries of Labour and Finance said on Thursday that they have initiated payments of the special one-off grant to small and very small...

Fisheries Department urges beach-goers to comply with rules to protect turtles

Visitors to turtle nesting beaches in Akamas should comply with rules to ensure the protection of endangered sea turtles, the Department of Fisheries and...

Euro area unemployment at 7.4%, 10.2% in Cyprus

In May 2020, a third month marked by COVID-19 containment measures in most Member States, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.4%, up...

Epipactis condensate: Troodos’ rare orchid

The Agriculture Ministry has picked the beautiful Epipactis condensate as its flower for July, the rare Troodos orchid that blooms in July and August...

Near zero domestic bookings on weekdays, says hotel association

By Demetra Landou Hotels which have or will open in the coming days mostly count on Cypriot residents for business this year. However, these are...

Limassol: Two arrests for robbery, beating of 66-year-old woman

Police have arrested two people to facilitate investigations in a case of robbery and the critical injury of a 66-year-old woman in Limassol on Sunday...

Property sales recover following lockdown easing

Property sales island-wide are back to February levels in June following the lockdown brought about by the Coronavirus outbreak, Insider reports. According to data from...

First imported case in occupied areas

Turkish Cypriot authorities confirmed on Wednesday night the first imported case in the Turkish-held occupied areas, an arrival from Turkey found from 434 tests...

Two new cases, one with travel history

Two more people have tested positive to Covid-19, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, of whom one has a travel history. The two new cases,...

‘The Time is Ripe’: 40 G/C and T/C artists create music for unity

Around 40 Cypriot musicians from the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities have come together under the collective 'Island Seeds' to record, with the...

Many British employers mull smaller offices post-COVID, survey finds

Roughly half of UK's employers are planning to reduce office space and stagger return to work as Britain eases restrictions following a three-month COVID-19...

MoH: Instructions for Category C arrivals

The Health Ministry issued on Tuesday new instructions for the self-isolation of Covid-19 cases or their contacts and those arriving in Cyprus from Category...

Euro area annual inflation up to 0.3% in June, at -2.5 in Cyprus

In June 2020, a month in which many COVID-19 containment measures have been gradually lifted, Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 0.3%,...

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Medical expert on relaxation of measures, rapid tests, Christmas

Peter Karayiannis, Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia’s Medical School, who is also a member of the Scientific Group, expressed the...

Unidentified person tries to grab children from elementary school

The mother of two children filed a complaint yesterday afternoon with the Police regarding an attempt to grab children from an elementary school in...

Gradual worsening of weather conditions as of tomorrow

A low pressure system affecting Cyprus is bringing down temperatures to their seasonal average. The weather will be mainly cloudy and it is expected...

School opening hours divide parents

The Education Ministry’s recent announcement, according to which the opening of elementary schools for cleaning personnel was moved to 07:00 instead of 07:30, caused...

New York City’s first and only African American mayor David Dinkins dies

David Dinkins, who served as New York City's first and only African American mayor during the 1990s, died on Monday at the age of...