Melissa Hekkers

8-year-old pupil not accepted at school

The eight-year-old pupil suffering from developmental verbal dyspraxia was not allowed to go to school this morning after her father, Costas Grigoriou made inquiries....

Tonnes of rubbish collected under environmental campaign

Two tonnes of rubbish and 531 tonnes of recyclable rubbish were collected by members of the Network of Coastal Businesses of the Lanitis Bros...

Colleagues bully Greek doctors at Paphos Hospital

Two Greek doctors, who were recruited by the Accident and Emergency Department of the Paphos Hospital walked away from their employment after citing inappropriate...

Dali is choking, complaints fall on deaf ears

Residents of the Ayios Constantinos and Eleni parish in Dali have decided to take matters into their hands after years of having to live...

New reception centre for 1000 refugees

Three locations near the Green Line have been pre-selected for the construction of the new (second) reception and accommodation centre for refugees arriving in...

Greece’s, Cyprus’ cultural heritage to the forefront

The launch of the Third Technical Meeting of the European partners of the "Digital Arcade of Greek-Cypriot Culture: Preservation and Promotion of Mediaeval Cultural...

Parents of a child with no escort called to police station

The parents of a child who has been at home since the beginning of the school because a request for a school escort was...

Call for expression of interest in cultivating medical cannabis

The Ministry of Health is ready to proceed with the official call for expression of interest in cultivating and producing medical cannabis. The announcement...

Social Insurance Services denounced in Brussels

A Bulgarian MEP has denounced Cyprus in Brussels and in particular the Social Insurance Services, when asking a question with regards to alleged discrimination...

Proposed bill speeds up eviction process for non-payment of rents

Procedures to evict tenants who fail to pay their rent will be accelerated under proposed amendments to the tenants protection law, but reservations are...

Cyprus joins Spirits Tourism trend

Cyprus is now part of the Spirit Tourism authentic experience, a fast developing trend which is offered all over Europe. Spirit tourism lets visitors discover...

Open discussion against gold extraction

An informal open discussion and presentation about the situation at the Skouriotissa mine and the struggle to stop the pollution there will take place...

Antonis says ‘thank you’ all the way from Boston

Young Antonis has sent his own 'thank you' message to all the people who have been supporting him all the way from Boston where...

Danger for public health in Kofinou

The Environmental Conservation Organisation of Cyprus has voiced concern and joined its voice with the residents of the Kofinou area and particularly with regards...

Fish, rubbish and waste in Livadia’s Canal

During bad weather, Livadia’s anti-flooding canal diverts water from the sea into the canal instead of from the river into the sea, and during...

Cyprus’ poverty threshold estimated at €9,202

According to the 2018 European Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) survey, the poverty threshold is estimated at €9,202. This threshold has increased by 5.8%...

‘Pupa’ at Dionysos Theatre children’s stage

An adaptation of the children’s book known as ‘Pupa’ as a theatre play is currently being presented on weekends at Theatre Dionysos’ Children Stage....

Common Cranes make “emergency landing” in Cyprus

The bad weather of the last few days hasn’t just affected us locally. Faced with the difficult weather conditions, numerous migrating Common Cranes had...

Last screenings of Women’s Film Days

Ending its year long  monthly screenings, the UN Country Team in Cyprus is showing its last two films on November 5 and 6. The Women’s...

Winter tourism’s biggest bet

Cypriot tourism struggles against seasonality. While during the months of May through to September hotels are crowded with tourists, the winter season sees them...

Mayors demand works to tackle flooding

Municipalities across Cyprus have been affected by the recent severe weather conditions, with homes and roads flooding, leading to damage as angered owners and...

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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...

Government, social partners kick off talks on support measures

  The government, employers and trade unions on Friday launched discussions on a package to support employment post-June 12 when the current schemes end. Employer associations...

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...

Two coronavirus cases on Friday, total at 960

  Two people have tested positive for coronavirus in Cyprus from a total of 1836 tests, the Health Ministry said on Friday. One was from repatriations...

BA owner considers legal challenge to UK quarantine as relations fray

    The owner of British Airways is considering a legal challenge to Britain's quarantine plan, as relations between airlines and the government are frayed by...