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New EU rules give consumers significant tools

A review of the new pact for consumers agreed between the European Parliament and the European Council shows that it gives consumers the opportunity...

Long way to go for consumer rights

Consumer protection in Cyprus lags behind that in other EU countries, says Loukas Aristodemou, president of the Association for the Protection of Consumers and...

New EU rules to combat fake pharmaceuticals

The European Union has slammed the breaks on counterfeit drugs with the implementation of the EU’s new Falsified Medicines Directive which came into force...

Kramvias: EU has the strictest standards for foodstuff

Cyprus follows strict EU-mandated standards in checking pesticides, Dr Andreas Kramvias, director of the Cyprus Crop Protection Association told Elena Georgiou. In an interview, Kramvias...

EU watch list on pirated goods websites

In a move aiming to protect consumers, the European Commission has published a list of webpages outside the European Union who engage in, facilitate...

Top Stories

FM Christodoulides in self-isolation following confirmed case of close associate

  Foreign minister Nicos Christodoulides has become the fourth minister to go into covid self-isolation, following a confirmed case among his close associates. Christodoulides went into...

Concern over rise of covid hospital cases to 38, four critical-new infections over 100

  The Health Ministry today announced 113 new COVID-19 cases, out of 3,112 diagnostic tests, taking confirmed infections to 3,930. The health ministry has expressed concern...

Germany to go into circuit-break lockdown as virus cases surge

  Germany will impose an emergency month-long lockdown that includes the closure of restaurants, gyms and theatres to reverse a spike in coronavirus cases that...

1547-Highest ever number of new covid cases in Greece-deaths on the rise

  Greece recorded one thousand five hundred and forty seven new coronavirus  cases over the past 24 hours, the highest ever number since the start...

Huge 8500 euro fine for unmarked tobacco products

  A twenty nine year old was fined 8 and a half thousand euro for unmarked tobacco products that were discovered by police at his...

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...