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From sofas and kitchens, stars hold concert fundraiser

Billie Eilish sang on her sofa, Elton John played a keyboard belonging to his children, and the Backstreet Boys sang in harmony from five...

Greece pumps more financial aid in economy to deal with coronavirus

Greece announced new tax breaks and economic assistance to thousands of businesses and workers on Monday to buffer its economy from a national lockdown...

UK epidemic is slowing; antibody test could be ready in days

The coronavirus epidemic in the United Kingdom is showing signs of slowing and antibody tests could be ready in days, Neil Ferguson, a professor...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday extended his stay-at-home guidelines until the end of April, dropping a hotly criticized plan to get the economy...

Harry, Meghan, do not need U.S. help for security costs

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have no plans to ask the U.S. government for help with security costs, the couple said in a statement...

Trump backs off plan to reopen businesses by mid-April

President Donald Trump on Sunday extended his stay-at-home guidelines until the end of April, dropping a hotly criticized plan to get the economy up...

Bolsonaro visits market to press need to keep Brazil going during pandemic

President Jair Bolsonaro visited a market area just outside the Brazilian capital on Sunday to press home his case for keeping Latin America's largest...

U.S. could face 200,000 coronavirus deaths, Fauci warns

U.S. deaths from coronavirus could reach 200,000 with millions of cases, the government's top infectious diseases expert warned on Sunday as New York, New...

Ireland to roll out voluntary phone tracker app to tackle coronavirus

Ireland's government is to roll out a voluntary phone-tracking app to alert users if someone they have been in contact with develops COVID-19, its...

Muscovites not staying home, more than a thousand cases in Russian capital

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said that the coronavirus outbreak had entered a new phase as cases in the Russian capital went over a thousand...

Pope backs UN chief’s call for global ceasefire to focus on coronavirus

Pope Francis on Sunday backed a call by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a global ceasefire so the world can focus on fighting...

Another dark day for Spain, but less new cases spring hope

Spain awoke to its third week under near-total lockdown, as the government met to approve a strengthening of measures and the coronavirus death toll...

German health institute warns pandemic could overstretch system -paper

Germany's health system could face strains similar to those in Italy if the coronavirus outbreak in the country worsens, the head of the Robert...

Greece coronavirus death toll at 35

The coronavirus death toll in Greece has risen to 35, with three elderly people losing their lives in Athens, Thessaloniki and a man from...

Johnson warns things to get worse before they get better

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is warning Britons in a letter to 30 million households that things will get worse before they get better, as...

Greeks need to stay in for Easter, measures working

People need to stay in for Easter, the government in Greece said, as tight restrictions will remain throughout this period, with the traditional outings...

China guards against second wave of coronavirus coming from abroad

The growing number of imported coronavirus cases in China risked fanning a second wave of infections at a time when "domestic transmission has basically...

Better yet in China, as domestic transmission all but disappears

China reported 45 new coronavirus cases in the mainland, down from 54, with all but one involving travelers from overseas, accordinf to the the...

Novartis CEO: Malaria drug is biggest hope against coronavirus

Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan said his Sandoz generics unit's malaria, lupus and arthritis drug hydroxychloroquine is the company's biggest hope against the coronavirus,...

Italy lockdown to move beyond April 3rd-deaths over 10,000

The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy barreled past 10,000, a figure that made an extension of a national lockdown almost...

Trump drops idea of New York lockdown as U.S. death count crosses 2,000

President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he would issue a travel warning for the hard-hit New York area to limit the spread of...

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Cyprus in lockdown: All the new measures

A new decree under the Quarantine Law Act was issued today by Health Minister Constantinos  to tackle coronavirus . This is the full text of...

Israel to use computer analysis to find likely coronavirus carriers

Israel's defence ministry plans to use software that analyses data gathered from mobile phones - produced, according to Israeli media, by the spyware firm...

Exceptions to ‘one permission a day’ rule

    Tougher lockdown rules come into force at 6 am on Tuesday, with members of the public only allowed to send one SMS to leave...

Man who assaulted police during check jailed for 20 days

The Limassol District Court sentenced a 30 year old man from Georgia on Monday to 20 days in jail for assaulting police officers last...

Cyprus tightens lockdown-UPDATE

Permission to leave the house will be limited to once a day and gatherings at houses will be restricted only to its residents, under...

Taste

Village olive pie

Mix the yeast with the lukewarm water and put it aside for about 12-15 minutes to settle.  Sift the flour with the salt into...

Skordalia (Garlic paste)

Rinse the potatoes and place, unpeeled, in a saucepan. Cover with water, add salt and allow to simmer for 20-30 minutes until soft. Drain,...

Village salad

A must-have with every meal is a village salad. You will find it in every tavern or greek restaurant you visit in Cyprus. Make...

Courgettes with eggs

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes at a medium heat until they soften. Add salt and add the eggs....