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EU promotes actions to protect LGBTI community

 “The rights of LGBTI individuals constitute fundamental rights of individuals and the Republic of Cyprus is bound by European and international conventions to ensure...

Stefanos Ioannou: “NGOs in every country of the EU are fighting for LGBTI rights”

Despite the rise of the far-right in Europe, many countries in the continent have managed to take steps forward regarding LGBTI rights. In an interview...

Parperis: ‘slow’ progress in combatting homophobia in Cyprus

There is progress in combatting homophobia in Cyprus, though it is slower than it could be, Demetris Parperis, a volunteer and instructor for the...

Annual Pride festival underway

Under the central theme, “Stand With Pride” the 2019 Pride festival got underway in Cyprus on May 11 culminating with the Gay pride parade...

Zacharias Theophanous: Cyprus lagging on LGBTI rights

Cyprus has slipped down the rankings of ILGA Europe on LGBTI rights, Ioannis Zacharias Theophanous, a member of the board of Accept Cyprus, told...

Equality Allies at Work: Everyone can be an ally

Everyone can be an ally of someone else. This is one of the positive messages to emerge from the newly launched three year programme...

Erman Dolmaci: EU funding is crucial for LGBTI+ people in the north

Erman Dolmacı, coordinator of Queer Cyprus Association and post-graduate student at The Cyprus Institute explains how the E.U. supports LGBTI+ people in the occupied...

EU helps effort to fight homophobia in schools

An EU funded programme against homophobic bullying Combating HOMophoBic And Transphobic bullying in schools - HOMBAT has shown the extent of the problem in...

EU a good ally for Cyprus LGBTI community

Cyprus has made significant progress as regards LGBTI rights in the past few years, but more needs to be done, says the new president...

Gender identity bill moves closer

A bill that will make it possible for people to change their gender identity on public documents is moving forward. The bill underwent public...

Top Stories

UK helps employers with slow phase-in of job shield costs

British finance minister Rishi Sunak offered fresh help to employers hit by the coronavirus shutdown on Friday, announcing that future contributions they must make...

One new Covid-19 case from repatriations

There was one new Covid-19 case in Cyprus, the Health Ministry said on Friday, from a total of 2363 tests, bringing the total number...

Limassol: Dead body found in warehouse

  A body has been found in the light shaft of a warehouse on Nicos Georgiou street in Limassol, philenews reports. It said the body of...

Holy Synod to allow weddings during pre-Christmas fasting period

As a result of Covid-prompted wedding postponements, the Holy Synod has decided to allow wedding ceremonies during the pre-Christmas fasting period this year until...

President to discuss phase 3 with scientific advisors on Tuesday

  The team of scientists advising the government on the coronavirus outbreak are due to hold a new meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday...

Taste

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...

Spiced lamb with beetroot salad and scented yoghurt

Lay the lamb on a tray, skin side down. Rub with crushed garlic, sprinkle with spices and ground pistachios, wrap in plastic wrap and...

Easy seafood pasta with white wine sauce

Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 2-3 tablespoons of whipped cream 1/3 cup white wine 300g spaghetti, roughly broken 300-400g of...

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...