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Loizidou: Sweeping changes on environmental policies thanks to EU

There have been sweeping changes in Cyprus on environmental issues since the 1980s, Xenia Loizidou, president of AKTI project and research centre told philenews,...

What does the Cyprus Energy Agency do?

Sustainable development: this is the focus of the Cyprus Energy Agency, a non-government, non-profit organisation set up in 2009 and engaged in the battle...

Panayiotou: We draw resources from the EU, but we could do more

Cyprus’ Environment Commissioner Ioannou Panayiotou has highlighted the important role the EU plays in dealing with climate change. In an interview with Philenews, Panayiotou said...

Agriculture Minister: New framework for animal welfare to be implemented

Radical changes to legislation governing animal welfare are in the pipeline, propelled by greater sensitivity in the European Union to animal rights. As Agriculture Minister...

EU funds crucial to environment protection in Cyprus

EU funds have given Cyprus the opportunity to implement projects for the protection of the environment it would not otherwise have been able to...

Forestry dept: EU funds crucial to environmental protection

Charalambos Alexandrou, director of the Forestry Department and president of the Cyprus Forest Association, has highlighted the importance of EU funding to help protect...

EU backs projects to protecting Cyprus birds

BirdLife Cyprus has applied to the EU’s Life programme – from which it has received funds for other projects -- to help protect the...

Terra Cypria pushes environmental agenda with local, EU input

Terra Cypria, an NGO which has set up the Environmental Studies Centre (CESC) in the village of Kritou Terra close to the Akamas peninsula,...

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...