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UK MP calls for Bouncy Castle ban after girl’s death (video)

A British MP has called for a temporary ban on bouncy castles in public places after a girl was thrown from one and killed...

47 year in intensive care after being hit by car in Paralimni

A 47 year old woman is in intensive care at Famagusta Hospital after she was hit by a car as she was on a...

Symeonides to paddle 850 km to raise funds for children’s health

A Cypriot will paddle from Mykonos to Limassol on a paddleboard in August to raise money for charity. Costas Symeonides, 41, will set off from...

Customs confiscates dairy products from occupied north

The Department of Customs on Thursday confiscated 55 kilos of halloumi and 9 kilos of anari cheese from  the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus...

World’s top teacher donates prize to art education

Andria Zafirakou, the British Cypriot teacher awarded the 2018 Global Teacher Award, will donate her £1 million prize to set up an NGO to boost...

10 applications for Paphos high rises, more expected

There are ten applications to build high rise buildings pending before Paphos Municipality, with more expected to be submitted, Mayor Phedonas Phedonos has revealed. He...

Tempers flare as Paphos workers dismantle illegal fencing (video)

Tempers flared in Paphos on Tuesday morning as municipal workers on an excavator moved in to dismantle fencing, a day after  the town planning...

Five year old killed in road accident on Larnaca-Famagusta highway

A five year old child was killed, while the mother and a four year old sibling are reported to be fighting for their life...

Cyprus, Israel and Greece in pledge to boost defence cooperation

The defence ministers of Cyprus, Israel and Greece on Friday highlighted importance of cooperation to tackle challenges in the volatile region. After a trilateral conference...

56 year old to stand trial for sexually harassing 15 year old girl

  A 56 year old former police man will stand trial at the Paphos Criminal Court for sexually harassing a 15 year old girl. The suspect,...

FM: Strategic agreement on Cyprus issue means reaching point of no return

If there is an agreement between the parties on the six points the UNSG introduced in his framework in last July’s peace talks, then...

Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children's 'screen time' -...

Democrats, activists rally against Trump’s family separation policy

Democratic lawmakers joined protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father's Day demonstrations against the Trump administration's practice of separating...

Two Russians plucked to safety from Ayia Napa sea caves

Two  Russians who became trapped because of stormy seas at the Ayia Napa sea caves were rescued by the fire service on Sunday. The fire...

Russia has set the world cup table. Will Russians embrace the party?

At last, for Russia, it is over. The stadiums, as promised, are ready — shimmering space-age bowls dotting the skylines of 11 cities across...

Granazi

Granazi, located in a classic neighborhood in Agioi Omologites, is a cozy bar which stands out for its rustic and modern/ethnic design. The bar,...

CyCSO Executive Director: Cyprus looks to create cyber-security shield

The current legislative framework on cyber-security at European level is quite ambitious and looks into addressing and responding to the major threats member states...

€32.4 million in fuel taxes

Consumers are being obliged to fork out €32.4 million in fuel taxes in a year over and above other taxes because of the rise...

European Central Bank wants access to operational plans after CCB deal

Negotiations for the acquisition of the 'good part' of the Cyprus Co-operative Bank by Hellenic continue, with the main obstacle remaining the amount of...

Hellenic posts after tax profit of €28.6m for Q1 2018

Hellenic Bank on Friday announced after tax profit of €28.6m for the first quarter of 2018 and said it was making further progress in...

Around 3.9% of Cypriots of working age lived in another EU member state in 2017

Around 3.9% of Cypriots of working age lived in another EU member state in 2017, -3.2 points less than 2012 (6.7%) according to Eurostat,...

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127 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday

The Health Ministry announced 127 new COVID-19 cases on 21 October, out of 3,309 laboratory tests, taking confirmed infections to 2, 966. The break-down of...

Non-reversible damage to the sight of five patients operated for cataract

The damage to the sight of five out of the eight patients who were operated for cataract and presented serious complications due to infection...

Committee to prepare list of animals for pet shops; reactions

For the first time in Cyprus a list will be prepared with the animals that can be sold in pet shops, however, the issue...

Medical Association on Cyprus’ epidemiological situation

The Cyprus Medical Association is once again asking the public and businesses to make sure not to violate any protocols and to dutifully respect...

15-year-old missing since 20 October (PHOTO)

Police are looking for 15-year-old Antzel Ioannou, who has been reported missing from her place of residence in Nicosia since yesterday, 20 October. Ioannou is...

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...