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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...

Top Stories

160 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 160 new COVID-19 cases on 23 October, out of 4,327 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 3,314. The break-down of new...

Health Ministry insists there is confirmed case among American Center staff

The Health Ministry replied to the denial of the American Medical Center regarding a confirmed case among its staff. In an announcement the Ministry noted...

Health Ministry replies to accusation about delay of the tracing unit

The tracing unit contacts the persons who have tested positive to COVID-19 as soon as it is informed by the relevant laboratories and the...

Professor of Microbiology concerned about asymptomatic patients

Dr Petros Karayiannis, Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School, has expressed concern over the great number of private hospitals,...

30-year-old missing for seven months (PHOTO)

Police are looking for 30-year old NAKITA YASMEEN from the United Kingdom, whose traces have been lost since March 2020. Yasmeen’s disappearance was today...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...