Josephine Koumettou

Fire Service rescues mum and baby kitten trapped in construction materials (photos)

The Fire Service announced via social media on Thursday the successful rescue of a female cat and her baby that were trapped between piles...

First day of reopening for hair salons and barbershops (photos)

Hundreds of hair salons, barbershops and beauty centres have restarted engines today as Phase Two of the easing of shutdown measures to stem Covid-19...

Saliva droplets travel more than six feet on a breezy day

On breezy days, staying six feet (two meters) away from other people may not be enough to avoid saliva droplets containing the new coronavirus, according to...

Monkey studies encouraging for coronavirus vaccine

Two studies in monkeys published on Wednesday offer some of the first scientific evidence that surviving COVID-19 may result in immunity from reinfection, a positive sign...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Latest update: 21/05/2020 08:39 Latin America has overtaken the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily...

High temperatures favour fires but do not cause them, Fire Service says

The high temperatures prevailing in Cyprus the last few days, in combination with the winds that may blow in some areas, create conditions that...

Four test positive on eve of Phase Two

Four people tested positive to Covid-19 after 1984 diagnostic tests raising the total number of cases in Cyprus to 922, the Health Ministry said...

Revenue from tourism down by 73.5% in March

Revenue from tourism dropped by 73.5% in March 2020, according to the results of the Passenger Survey announced by the Statistical Service of Cyprus. As...

Parents of private school children request fee reductions

Some parents of private school children are requesting refunds on fees paid claiming that remote learning is not the same as learning in class,...

Take a video tour of Dracula’s Castle!

Bran Castle in Romania, aka Dracula's Castle, is offering video tours on its website of the 643-year-old building that continues to fascinate visitors to...

Municipalities, beaches committee awaiting instructions ahead of May 23

With organised beaches due to reopen this Saturday, May 23, as per a Cabinet decision on Tuesday, municipalities, communities and the Committee on Beaches...

Larnaca: Ermou Street now accessible to people with disabilities (photos)

A section of Ermou Street that falls within the limits of Larnaca Municipality's project "Reconstruction of streets for accessibility to people with disabilities at...

Young motorcyclist in critical condition after traffic accident

A 26-year-old from the Famagusta district was critically injured on Tuesday following a traffic accident on the Larnaca-Nicosia highway and is being treated at...

Prado Museum online

The Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid has created the My Prado programme, which harnesses the strength of social media to maintain a connection...

Do children spread COVID-19?

As countries begin to emerge from shutdowns imposed during the coronavirus pandemic, the issue of how the virus affects children and whether schools should...

Covid-19: A round-up of the latest developments in Cyprus

*Only one person has tested positive for coronavirus for a second consecutive day, bringing the total number of cases to 918. *Phase two of the...

7 steps to prevent the spread of the virus (video)

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Gyms want to reopen with Phase Two to salvage business

Some 400 gyms with 5,000 unemployed trainers have come together to urge the government to allow them to reopen on Thursday when phase two...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 20/05/2020 09:38 Dismal economic data from Australia, Japan and the United States underlined the ramifications of the coronavirus pandemic, while a sceptical press...

Only one positive Coronavirus case for second consecutive day

Only one person has tested positive for coronavirus for a second consecutive day after 1882 diagnostic tests raising the total number of cases in...

KLM flights to Athens expected to start on June 6

KLM flights to Greece are expected to start on June 6, connecting Amsterdam with Athens, the company said on Tuesday. In an announcement, it said...

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UK helps employers with slow phase-in of job shield costs

British finance minister Rishi Sunak offered fresh help to employers hit by the coronavirus shutdown on Friday, announcing that future contributions they must make...

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...

Limassol: Dead body found in warehouse

  A body has been found in the light shaft of a warehouse on Nicos Georgiou street in Limassol, philenews reports. It said the body of...

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...

President to discuss phase 3 with scientific advisors on Tuesday

  The team of scientists advising the government on the coronavirus outbreak are due to hold a new meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday...