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Britain sets out new post-Brexit global tariff regime

The United Kingdom announced a new post-Brexit tariff regime on Tuesday to replace the European Union's external tariff, maintaining a 10% tariff on cars...

CFA terminates this year’s football season

The Cyprus Football Association (CFA) Board of Directors at its meeting on Friday decided the permanent interruption of this year's football season. In a lengthy...

New protocols for beauty centres ahead of May 21 reopening

The Health Ministry on Friday unveiled new hygiene rules that will come into force when beauty centres reopen on May 21 to help protect...

White House directs staff to wear masks after officials contract coronavirus

The White House on Monday directed all people entering the West Wing, where the daily operations of President Donald Trump's administration are carried out,...

British economy on track for biggest contraction ‘in living memory’

Britain's economy is on course for an unprecedented 7% quarterly contraction after measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus forced company closures across...

Musical evening to bid farewell to quarantined guests

Students and other guests in quarantine at a hotel in Paphos were treated to a musical evening on their last night, CNA reports. It said...

InvestCyprus: Online roadshow on Covid-19 response plan

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides will join an online discussion with investors on Cyprus' response to the coronavirus pandemic. The discussion is being organised by Invest...

Aradippou mayor apologises for church attendance

Aradippou Mayor Evangelos Evangelides on Monday extended an explanation and an apology for attending a service at Apostolos Loukas church on Saturday morning. The mayor...

OLAF: Funds for fire detection end up in casino project in Cyprus

  EU money to improve forest fire detection was in fact pumped into a casino/hotel project in Cyprus, the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) has discovered. It...

Wider Covid-19 tests: who it involves

In view of the increase in the availability of consumables and the importance of conducting more laboratory tests to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, and...

Spring in Berlin

People wearing protective face masks stand under blooming cherry blossoms in a park on Easter Sunday, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in the...

Easter during coronavirus

A man carries a cross as he walks the Via Dolorosa on Good Friday amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Jerusalem's Old City...

Cyprus has 4th lowest fertility rate in EU

Cyprus had the fourth lowest fertility rate in the EU in 2018 with 1.32 births per woman according to figures published by Eurostat on...

36% of households in Cyprus with children (charts)

Cyprus had one of the highest proportion of households with children in the EU with 36% -- below top ranked Ireland (39%). Poland and Slovakia...

Windy, dust to clear later in the afternoon

Weak low pressure is affecting the area and there will be light dust in the atmosphere which at times may increase but will gradually...

FinMin welcomes banks’ decision not to compound interest

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Friday that the decision of Cyprus’ banks not to compound interest during the nine-month loan deferment period announced...

Covid-19 testing continues at Aradippou

Sample taking for free Covid tests is continuing for the second consecutive day in Aradippou  as epidemioligists seek a clearer picture of the extent...

Empty roads as people respect lockdown (video)

Beyond the odd exception (well in certain cases more than the odd), people in Cyprus have by and large adhered to the movement restrictions...

Fifth positive test in the British Bases

The British Bases have confirmed that a member of the British Forces Cyprus community permanently based at RAF Akrotiri has tested positive for COVID-19,...

All doctors and nursing staff test negative at Larnaca hospital

All one hundred and eighty doctors, nursing staff and patients at Larnaca General tested negative for coronavirus, following contact with a confirmed case. In spite...

Coronavirus: Citizen Service Centres only available by appointment as of March 26

The Ministry of Finance announced on Wednesday that services at the Citizen Service Centres (ΚΕΠ) across Cyprus are now only available by telephone appointment...

Top Stories

Repatriates make 7 out of 8 new coronavirus cases reported today

Repatriates made 7 out of eight new coronavirus cases reported today by the health ministry out of a total of 1953 tests, raising the number...

It’s merciless-Major blaze near the Panayia Evangelistria chapel in Xylofagou

  It's been a very difficult day for the fire and forestry departments as more than a dozen fires broke out all over Cyprus. A major...

Second fire at Diorios-Kapouti area in north-6th front today

  A second fire has broken out in the Diorios-Kapouti area in the Turkish-occupied north, a week after a massive blaze caused major destruction in...

Malta-Greece top low risk, Switzerland-Czech Republic higher risk for visitors to Cyprus

The Health Ministry announced the results of an epidemiological risk assessment, in an attempt to classify low and higher risk countries, when international airports...

Major Achna fire under control after burning farms, animals and tractors (update)

  A dramatic effort by a strong ground fire fighting force, a Russian Gamov helicopter and dozens of locals, brought a major blaze in the...

Taste

Fish meatballs

In a bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and parsley. Boil the fish, cut into small pieces and add to the bowl. Add salt...

“Frappe” Greek iced coffee

Frappé coffee (also Greek frappé or café frappé Greek: φραπές, frapés) is a Greek foam-covered iced coffee drink made from instant coffee (generally, spray-dried...

A guide of Summer fruits from Cyprus

Cyprus summer love! Cyprus summer fruits! So, what are the summer fruits which can be bought in Cyprus? Watermelon A Cypriot summer is not complete without...

Stuffed vine leaves with artichokes (Lenten)

Blanch the vine leaves in hot water. For the stuffing, finely chop the artichokes and the onions and sauté in olive oil until translucent....