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Divers association marks 40 years since MS Zenobia sank off Larnaca coast

The Cyprus Dive Center Association (CDCA) marked 40 years since the MS Zenobia sank by holding a small ceremony at the shipwreck's location on...

SPIRIT: A Rialto Theatre Live Broadcast

Bytheway Productions presents 'SPIRIT', a dance marathon by choreographer Eleana Alexandrou created in the midst of the pandemic, streaming online on June 27 & 28...

Malls reopen to the public (photos)

The Mall of Cyprus and Nicosia Mall welcomed on Tuesday their first customers since mid-March after Cyprus further eased measures put in place to...

Special hours at supermarkets and pharmacies for vulnerable scrapped

More than 2 1/2 months following its implementation, the special hours set at supermarkets and pharmacies for vulnerable groups are no longer in effect...

Vehicle registrations slump 28,5% in May

In May 2020, the month when the Covid-19 lockdown measures started to be gradually lifted in Cyprus, the total registrations of motor vehicles numbered...

What are antibody therapies and who is developing them for COVID-19?

While some potential vaccines have emerged in the global race to find a way to stop the spread of COVID-19, many scientists and researchers...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Latest update: 09/06/2020 08:19 The World Health Organization urged countries to press on with efforts to contain the novel coronavirus, noting the pandemic was worsening...

Arrivals via ‘Cyprus Flight Pass’

Today marks the reopening of Larnaca and Paphos airports in the framework of Phase Three of the lockout easing, while to facilitate airlines as...

Minister of Agriculture presents the Strategy for Biodiversity of Cyprus

The Government has presented on Friday the Strategy for Biodiversity of Cyprus, which includes thirteen strategic goals for the decade 2020-2030. The Action Plan...

Significant funding opportunities for Cyprus in the post-COVID era under European Green Deal

Aiming at a climate-neutral European Union by 2050, the European Green Deal is becoming the main tool for the recovery of the economy in...

Cabinet scraps Category A of vulnerable citizens who may return to work as of June 13

The Health Ministry said on Friday that starting June 13, Category A of citizens at serious risk from Covid-19 is no longer effective and...

Hefty fines for littering, says Limassol Municipality

No more warning tickets for individuals and companies caught littering said Limassol Municipality on Friday, which is proceeding with implementation of relevant legislation and...

Covid-19: No risk from swimming pools, says Karayiannis

There is no risk of contracting Coronavirus from swimming pools, which opened today, member of the team of experts advising the government Petros Karayiannis...

Cyprus Academy of Sciences joins EU academies federation ALLEA

The Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters, and Arts has been admitted to the European network of academies ALLEA (All European Academies), the academy said...

Higher risk of serious Covid-19 infection for A+ blood type, new study finds

People with A+ blood type are at increased risk compared to other blood types for respiratory failure and death due to a severe Covid-19...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Latest update: 05/06/2020 08:16 The U.S. government is working with drugmakers to maximize availability of influenza vaccines, worried that a substantial flu season on top...

Cyprus to host IDAHOT 2021, says President’s Adviser

Cyprus will be hosting the IDAHOT Forum in May 2021, President's Adviser on multiculturalism and diversity Costas Gavrielides said on Thursday. In an announcement on...

Twice as many tests in Cyprus than UK per 100k population, 10x that of Holland – report

According to data from the latest report by the Health Ministry's Epidemiological Surveillance Unit, as of June 2, Cyprus has performed 13,734 tests per...

Wedding industry pleads for rethink on gathering restrictions

The government's decision yesterday to entirely lift the ban on gatherings on September 1 has taken the wedding industry by surprise, with a group...

Online purchases and fraud: What to know to avoid becoming a victim

The police issued on Thursday a set of guidelines to help citizens avoid online fraud when conducting purchases online. 1. Αlways buy from reliable sources Buying...

Action plan on biodiversity approved by Cabinet, to be presented Friday

The strategy for biodiversity as well the progress achieved in the framework of the President of the Republic’s initiative for climate change will be...

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A sub-40 day for the first time in August-Possible showers tomorrow

  Somewhat of a respite today from the scorching, persistent heatwave that has seen temperatures soar up to 44 degrees and consistently recorded over 40...

Fourteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,539 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 14 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Cyprus will stand by Lebanon, FM wrote in Book of Condolence

Cyprus will stand by Lebanon during these challenging times and will provide all possible aid and support in an effort to alleviate the immense...

Cyprus stands ready to offer any help that Lebanon requests, Justice Minister says

Cyprus Justice and Public Order Minister Emily Yiolitis has said that Cyprus is ready to offer any help that Lebanon requests. Yiolitis visited on Friday...

Four-member team of ‘Volunteer Doctors Cyprus’ travels to Beirut Sunday

A four-member team of "Volunteer Doctors Cyprus" departs on Sunday for Beirut to offer assistance at local hospitals. The team will provide help for the...