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Trump’s coronavirus disinfectant comments “dangerous”, doctors say

Doctors and health experts urged people not to drink or inject disinfectant on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested scientists should investigate inserting...

Meghan’s privacy action against tabloid has first court hearing

The first court hearing in a privacy case brought by Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, against a tabloid newspaper for printing part of a...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Latest update: 24/04/2020 09:10 Reported cases of the coronavirus have crossed 2.7 million globally and 189,970 people have died, according to a Reuters tally as...

Coronavirus tally rises to 91 on Italian cruise ship in Japan

As many as 91 crew of an Italian cruise ship docked in Japan's southwestern port of Nagasaki are infected with coronavirus, officials said on...

EU lays out trillion euro escape route from coronavirus pandemic

European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to build a trillion euro emergency fund to help recover from the coronavirus pandemic, avoiding another all-night bust-up but...

PM Boris Johnson plans return to work as soon as Monday – Telegraph

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planning to return to work as early as Monday to take back control of the coronavirus crisis, the...

Ryanair must be clear about full ticket price – EU court

Ryanair must indicate the full price of the ticket when it displays offers on its website, the European Union's top court said on Thursday,...

UK economy crumbles under coronavirus strain; questions mount over lockdown exit

The United Kingdom's economy is crumbling under the strain of the coronavirus lockdown and government borrowing is soaring to the highest levels in peacetime...

Greece extends coronavirus lockdown by a week to May 4

Greece on Thursday extended its general coronavirus lockdown by a week to May 4, saying any relaxation would be staggered over May and June. Greek...

Blood-pressure drugs are in crosshairs of COVID-19 research

Scientists are baffled by how the coronavirus attacks the body - killing many patients while barely affecting others. But some are tantalized by a clue:...

Merkel urges Germans to show resilience for long-haul virus battle

Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday urged Germans to show endurance and discipline to get through the coronavirus pandemic that is "still at the beginning",...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Latest update: 23/04/2020 09:04 Reported cases of the coronavirus have crossed 2.62 million globally and 183,761 people have died, according to a Reuters tally as...

Trump order temporarily limits U.S. immigration during coronavirus crisis

President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered a temporary block on some foreigners from permanent residence in the United States, saying he wanted to protect American workers...

Putin’s problems mount as coronavirus hits Russian econom

It was meant to be the day Russians voted to change the constitution to allow President Vladimir Putin to extend his rule until 2036. Instead,...

EU says air travel will require social distancing, U.S. airlines taking their own steps

The European Commission will next month present a set of rules for the safe reopening of air travel when coronavirus lockdowns end, including social...

“Something’s going wrong” – UK virus response under fire

The British government came under sustained pressure over all aspects of its coronavirus response on Wednesday as members of parliament got their first major...

‘A disaster’: Roche CEO’s verdict on some COVID-19 antibody tests

Some blood tests being marketed to tell people if they have had the new coronavirus are a "disaster", Roche Chief Executive Severin Schwan said...

First U.S. coronavirus death occurred in early Feb in California

Health officials in California's Santa Clara County have identified two people who died from the new coronavirus in early and mid-February, making them the...

PM Johnson under fire over handling of coronavirus crisis

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday faced a call for an inquiry into his government's handling of the coronavirus crisis after failing to...

Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world

Latest update: 22/04/2020 09:37 Reported cases of the coronavirus have crossed 2.5 million globally and 177,004 people have died, according to a Reuters tally as...

‘Friends’ cast offers fans chance to join their reunion special

The cast of the hit TV comedy "Friends" on Tuesday offered six fans the chance to join them for their upcoming reunion show, which...

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Guidelines for operation of libraries

  Guidelines have been issued for libraries which are reopening following closure under measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The guidelines are based on the...

EU sets up financial crime unit as pandemic poses new risks

    The European Union on Friday set up a unit of investigators to tackle an expected surge in finanial crime in the economic downturn triggered...

Higher risk of serious Covid-19 infection for A+ blood type, new study finds

People with A+ blood type are at increased risk compared to other blood types for respiratory failure and death due to a severe Covid-19...

BirdLife Cyprus invites pubic to join swallow monitoring programme

  BirdLife Cyprus is inviting the public to help their programme to record the island's swallow population. In a post on Facebook, the NGO asked members...

Article that found risks in hydroxychloroquine against COVID-19 retracted

  An influential medical journal article that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients was retracted on Thursday, adding to controversy around...

Taste

Poulles (Υoung kolokassi)

Either you thrash the coriander seeds in a mortar, without making them into dust, or you gradually crush them in a blender. Remove the edges...

Pork cooked in wine

Crush the coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar or pulse-blend in a blender, taking care not to over-grind. Put the meat in bowl (not...

Lefkaritikos tavas – O ‘protinos’

Wash and dry the meat and rice separately. In a ‘tava’ (oven proof deep clay pot) first put a layer of five-six pieces of meat...

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...