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New app offers real time air quality data for Nicosia

  CARDET (Centre for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology) has announced the launch of an app with real-time air quality data...

President Anastasiades to visit Israel the soonest

    President Nicos Anastasiades will visit Israel the soonest possible, accompanied by the ministers of Foreign Affairs, Energy, Defence and Deputy Minister of Tourism, to...

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,...

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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...