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Interior Ministry on misleading advertisements regarding Cyprus Investment Programme

In response to a number of unlawful / misleading advertisements and or posts regarding the Cyprus Investment Programme, in social media and the web,...

Students arrested for throwing flares in high school

Two students, aged 16 and 17, have been arrested as suspects in a case of illegally possessing and using explosives since they seem to...

Extinction Rebellion protest in Berlin

An Extinction Rebellion activist takes part in a protest in Berlin, Germany October 5, 2020.

Covid testing for CFA matches and retirement homes announced

Cyprus' Health Ministry on Friday announced that COVID-19 tests will be conducted for all participants in matches of the Cyprus Football Association, except the...

Two road accidents – Caution: Slippery ground due to rain

Two traffic accidents occurred on Friday afternoon on the highway. According to police, one happened near Alampra and the second near Lympia. It is noted that...

Technical error causes Hezbollah arms depot to blow up in Lebanon, security source says

An arms cache belonging to the Iran-backed Lebanese group Hezbollah blew up in southern Lebanon on Tuesday because of a technical error, a security...

Man, 20, injured by shotgun

A 20-year-old man in Larnaca suffered shotgun wounds on is leg at 3 in the afternoon on Friday. The injured man was transferred to Larnaca...

Hardalias: Western Greece in state of special civil protection mobilisation due to ‘Ianos’

The regions of Ilia, Achaia, Arcadia, Etoloakarnania, Messinia, Cephalonia, Ithaca and Zakynthos were declared in a state of "special civil protection mobilisation" due to...

Paphos: Two pedestrians hit by cars

Police is investigating two traffic accidents where two pedestrians were hit by a car in Paphos on Friday. A 69-year-old man, from China, permanent resident...

Temperatures to reach 45-46 °C on Friday – an all-time record for the island

Dangerous heat is forecast for Friday as temperatures are set to rise to 45-46°C inland according to the Meteorological Service's director Dr. Kleanthis Nicolaides. The...

Frederick University founder Michalis Frederikos passes away

DIKO's President Nikolas Papadopoulos, offered his condolences on the passing of Michalis Frederikos founder of Frederick University, in a post on his personal Twitter...

COVID-19 – Pilot walks through the airport in Detroit

An airline pilot traveling during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak walks between terminals at the airport in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

INSIDER’S GUIDE CYPRUS: Get the app!

The hugely successful bilingual publication INSIDER’S GUIDE CYPRUS, a 240 pages guide about travelling, hotels and sightseeing in Cyprus with additional info and tips...

Greece’s FM Dendias in Cairo

Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias is in Cairo on Thursday to hold talks with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry. Diplomatic sources said that the talks...

Calls to 1480 Helpline increased by 24% in 2020

Calls to the 1480 Helpline have gone up by 24% compared to the corresponding period from last year where the number of calls was...

Heatwave warning, orange alert for high temperatures

The Cyprus Meteorological Service has issued an orange alert for extremely high temperatures on Wednesday. According to the forecast the maximum temperature is expected...

New Projects in Nicosia and Agios Dometios

The infrastructure projects being promoted as well as the Business Support Plan for the Municipalities of Nicosia and Agios Dometios were presented on Monday...

Asphalt production plants to be relocated

A meeting was held today at the Presidential Palace chaired by the President of the Republic Nikos Anastasiades to discuss the issue of the...

New Chairman of the Board of Directors at English School

Charalambos Iosifides has been newly appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of the English School of Nicosia. The Council of Ministers made the decision...

New Covid-19 cases with a recent travel history

Two new cases of corona virus from a total of 1,329 laboratory diagnoses were announced on Friday by the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the...

Two women arrested in Paphos on suspicion of theft

A case of conspiracy to commit a crime, burglary, theft and malicious damage is now being investigated by the Paphos Police Department for which...

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...