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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...

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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....