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EU has strict controls for animal transport

There are stiff penalties in cases where the EU directive on the transport of animals in high temperatures is flouted, the director of the...

Petros Anayiotos: “We receive training through EU programmes”

Trained dogs will arrive to Cyprus from abroad as part of the EU-funded LIFE programme, in order to identify poisoned baits which offenders place...

M. Helicar: EU can and must intervene to protect the Kentish plover

European guidelines for protected areas which host rare bird species, remain theoretical in some cases, BirdLife Cyprus’ director Martin Helicar says. In an interview in...

Nicos Kasinis: Bonelli eagle a protected bird in the EU

The EU has made available a significant amount of money through the LIFE programme, also being implemented in Cyprus, to protect and manage the...

Elena Erotocritou: We report to the EU about our snakes

Snakes in Cyprus are protected by the European Union and anyone caught killing one faces a fine of up to €10,000 or even jail.   Details...

Cyprus coasts are home to two rare turtle species

Representative of the Initiative for the Protection of the Natural Coastline, Klitos Papastylianou says in an interview that Cyprus has considerable responsibilities towards the...

Thank God there’s Europe

The protection of marine species such as the Mediterranean monk seal Monachus monachus is no easy task, says forestry department official Harris Nicolaou and...

EU implementing good practices for farm animals (video)

EU animal activists are mobilising to end the use of cages for chickens as part of wider action in relation to ensure better treatment...

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Trump says protesters would have met ‘vicious dogs’ if White House fence breached

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said demonstrators protesting the death of a black man who died after a white police officer knelt on...

Paphos: Police publish photos of stolen valuables

  Police have found jewellery, watches and other valuables in the possession of a 22 year old and a 15 year old who are under...

Protests flare around the United States over Minneapolis killing

Violent protests flared overnight in several U.S. cities as demonstrators vented their anger over the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died...

Just one new Covid-19 case on Saturday; total at 943

  One person has tested positive for coronavirus from a total of 2061 tests, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, bringing the total since the...

Paphos: 10 hotels to reopen in June

  Ten of the 57 hotels in the Paphos district are expected to reopen in June, the president of the Paphos branch of the Cyprus...

Taste

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...

Spiced lamb with beetroot salad and scented yoghurt

Lay the lamb on a tray, skin side down. Rub with crushed garlic, sprinkle with spices and ground pistachios, wrap in plastic wrap and...

Easy seafood pasta with white wine sauce

Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 2-3 tablespoons of whipped cream 1/3 cup white wine 300g spaghetti, roughly broken 300-400g of...

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...