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Trump cutting U.S. ties with World Health Organization over virus

The United States will end its relationship with the World Health Organization over the body's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump said on...

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...

Twitter attaches disclaimer to Trump’s Minneapolis tweet for ‘glorifying violence’

  Twitter hid a tweet from President Donald Trump on Friday and accused him of breaking its rules by "glorifying violence", after he tweeted that...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 29/05/2020 08:28 New York Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday outlined the first steps for reopening the United States' most populous city, envisioning...

Hydroxychloroquine combination risky for cancer patients with COVID-19 -study

  Cancer patients with COVID-19 who were treated with a drug combination promoted by U.S. President Donald Trump to counter the coronavirus were three times...

Civil unrest rages in Minneapolis over racially charged killing by police

Peaceful rallies gave way to a third night of arson, looting and vandalism in Minneapolis on Thursday as protesters vented their rage over the...

Budget airlines put squeeze on airports in coronavirus cost drive

European low-cost airlines are pressuring airports to slash charges in return for resuming flights, as the COVID-19 shutdown intensifies their race with traditional carriers...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 28/05/2020 08:50 A fresh wave of U.S. layoffs are expected due to deepening economic damage from the outbreak that has killed more than...

EasyJet to axe up to 30% of its workforce

British low cost airline easyJet said it planned to cut up to 30% of its staff, or 4,500 jobs, and shrink its fleet, to...

U.S. coronavirus deaths top 100,000 as country reopens

  The novel coronavirus has killed more than 100,000 people in the United States, according to a Reuters tally on Wednesday, even as the slowdown...

Weather postpones SpaceX’s first astronaut launch from Florida

Stormy weather thwarted a landmark moment for private rocket company SpaceX and NASA on Wednesday, forcing launch directors in Florida to postpone what would...

Ryanair’s holiday bookings surge, sees UK dropping quarantine

Ryanair expects Britain to join other European nations in dropping COVID-19 quarantine plans in the coming weeks, its CEO told Reuters on Wednesday, as...

Nuts and bolts of plan to restart EU’s stuttering economy

The European Union's executive on Wednesday proposed a blueprint for the bloc's next budget and a linked coronavirus Recovery Fund to provide a massive stimulus...

Without tourists, Europe’s luxury shops struggle to reopen in style

  As European luxury shopping capitals from Paris to Milan slowly emerge from coronavirus lockdowns, stores are reopening to a trickle of customers, and virtually...

Border closures, pre-travel tests of little use against COVID-19 spread – EU agency

  Border closures do little to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the European Union's public health agency said, as EU states weigh lifting some travel...

France bans hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19

    The French government on Wednesday cancelled a decree allowing hospital doctors to administer hydroxychloroquine as a treatment to patients suffering severe forms of COVID-19,...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Latest update: 27/05/2020 08:21 The Americas have emerged as the new epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, as outbreaks accelerate...

EU to unveil massive stimulus plan for post-coronavirus recovery

The European Commission will on Wednesday unveil a plan to help the EU economy recover from its coronavirus slump with a mix of grants,...

Twitter fact-checks Trump tweet for the first time

Twitter on Tuesday for the first time prompted readers to check the facts in tweets sent by U.S. President Donald Trump, warning that his...

Germany stamps authority on Lufthansa with €9 bln lifeline

Germany threw Lufthansa a 9 billion euro lifeline on Monday, agreeing a bailout which gives Berlin a veto in the event of a hostile bid for...

UK junior minister resigns over PM adviser’s lockdown drive

  Douglas Ross, a junior minister in the Scotland Office (pictured right), resigned on Tuesday, saying the prime minister's senior adviser's explanation of why he...

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Trump says protesters would have met ‘vicious dogs’ if White House fence breached

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said demonstrators protesting the death of a black man who died after a white police officer knelt on...

Paphos: Police publish photos of stolen valuables

  Police have found jewellery, watches and other valuables in the possession of a 22 year old and a 15 year old who are under...

Protests flare around the United States over Minneapolis killing

Violent protests flared overnight in several U.S. cities as demonstrators vented their anger over the killing of George Floyd, a black man who died...

Just one new Covid-19 case on Saturday; total at 943

  One person has tested positive for coronavirus from a total of 2061 tests, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, bringing the total since the...

Paphos: 10 hotels to reopen in June

  Ten of the 57 hotels in the Paphos district are expected to reopen in June, the president of the Paphos branch of the Cyprus...

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...