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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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Cyprus in lockdown: All the new measures

A new decree under the Quarantine Law Act was issued today by Health Minister Constantinos  to tackle coronavirus . This is the full text of...

Israel to use computer analysis to find likely coronavirus carriers

Israel's defence ministry plans to use software that analyses data gathered from mobile phones - produced, according to Israeli media, by the spyware firm...

Exceptions to ‘one permission a day’ rule

    Tougher lockdown rules come into force at 6 am on Tuesday, with members of the public only allowed to send one SMS to leave...

Man who assaulted police during check jailed for 20 days

The Limassol District Court sentenced a 30 year old man from Georgia on Monday to 20 days in jail for assaulting police officers last...

Cyprus tightens lockdown-UPDATE

Permission to leave the house will be limited to once a day and gatherings at houses will be restricted only to its residents, under...

Taste

Village olive pie

Mix the yeast with the lukewarm water and put it aside for about 12-15 minutes to settle.  Sift the flour with the salt into...

Skordalia (Garlic paste)

Rinse the potatoes and place, unpeeled, in a saucepan. Cover with water, add salt and allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes until soft. Drain,...

Village salad

A must-have with every meal is a village salad. You will find it in every tavern or greek restaurant you visit in Cyprus. Make...

Courgettes with eggs

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes at a medium heat until they soften. Add salt and add the eggs....