Maria Myles

Three pupils charged in connection with bomb hoax call, police say

Police have charged three pupils in connection with a telephone call for a bomb at the Polemidia Lyceum, on Monday 8 April, which turned...

UK parliament very likely to consider new Brexit referendum -Hammond

The idea of a second Brexit referendum is very likely to be put before Britain's parliament again although the government remains opposed to any...

Sun, cloud and dust expected during the weekend, Met Office says

The weather today will be mainly sunny with some cloud, particularly around noon and in the afternoon. The temperature will reach 27 degrees C inland,...

Turks vote in local polls, Erdogan’s party could lose in big cities

Turks voted on Sunday in local elections which President Tayyip Erdogan has described as a matter of survival for Turkey and which were tarnished...

Problems due to heavy rain continue in occupied Cyprus

Problems continued today in occupied Cyprus due to heavy rain and flooding, affecting in particular the road network, according to Turkish Cypriot media reports. In...

Met Office expects rain and lower than average temperatures

The weather in the afternoon will be mainly cloudy with local rain, and possibly thunderstorms. However these phenomena will soon become weaker. There may be...

Polemi hosts wild tulip festival

Polemi, the only area in Cyprus where the wild tulip grows, hosted today the annual festival for this beautiful flower. Paphos district officer Mary Lambrou...

Israel reopens commercial crossing with Gaza strip

Israel reopened its commercial crossing with the Gaza Strip on Sunday but kept military reinforcements deployed on the volatile frontier, a day after a...

Two people killed as voting continues in Turkey

Turks voted on Sunday in local elections which President Tayyip Erdogan has described as a matter of survival for Turkey and which were marred...

Snow at Troodos restricts traffic to four-wheel drive vehicles

Police announced today that, due to snow fall at Troodos, roads leading to the main square  are open only for vehicles with four-wheel drive...

Police campaign to curb speeding begins April 1st

Police will be out in force as of tomorrow as part of a week-long campaign to curb speeding, one of the main causes of...

Man detained in connection with theft from a Nicosia shop

A 30 year-old man was detained by the police on Saturday, after he had allegedly admitted the theft of various items from the shop...

UK opposition Labour: time may come for another no confidence vote in May’s government

The time may come when Britain's opposition Labour Party has to call another vote of no confidence in Prime Minister Theresa May's government, the...

Thick fog in Troodos area, police say

Cyprus Police have announced that there is thick fog in the Troodos area. Drivers are asked to be extra vigilant, to reduce speed and turn...

Cyprus marks “Earth Hour”

Cyprus marked “Earth Hour” in a special event on Saturday evening, at the presidential palace. The Commissioner for the Environment Ioanna Panayiotou pointed out that...

French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle at Limassol port

Charles De Gaulle, the French aircraft carrier, is docked at Limassol port together with three other warships from the UK, the Netherlands and France. All...

Voting in Turkey’s local elections begins

Turks began voting on Sunday in local elections that President Tayyip Erdogan has described as a matter of survival for the country. Erdogan, who has...

Caputova wins Slovakia’s presidential elections

Riding a wave of public fury over corruption, liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova won Slovakia's presidential election on Saturday, bucking a trend that has seen...

Ukrainians go to the polls to elect president

Ukrainians began voting in a presidential election on Sunday in which a comedian with no political experience and who plays a fictional president in...

Police charge teenager with driving offence

A 15-year old teenager, who was driving without a license or insurance, in Paphos district was charged in writing by the police and was...

Cyprus puts clocks forward by one hour

Clocks went forward by one hour in the early hours of Sunday morning, in line with European norms. Daylight saving time will end on Sunday...

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Ireland delays easing of travel restrictions until July 20, has lowest infection rate in EU

  Ireland will ease quarantine restrictions on people travelling from abroad on July 20, with people arriving from a “green list” of countries with low...

5 day remand for husband in major fraud case against wife accountant

  The 63 year old husband of a 49 year old former head accountant in a Limassol based group of companies, suspect in a case...

One Covid patient remains at Famagusta referral hospital, 10 at Tersefanou rehabilitation

  One coronavirus patient remains at Famagusta General Hospital, the referral institution for the disease. He is reported to be in stable condition. Since March 11, when...

Police helmet appeal after fatal road accident

  Police have issued an appeal to motorcyclists to wear their helmets, following a fatal accident in Paphos at dawn. The town's superintendent, CID head Michalis...

Health minister hails responsible behavior after English pubs reopen

  People in England appear to have broadly behaved themselves as pubs reopened this weekend, Britain’s health minister Matt Hancock said after the latest step...