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Flying fur prices put fox in focus as mink cull sparks shortage

Denmark's coronavirus-driven mink cull has put the fur business in a spin, with industry officials expecting fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton, Dior and...

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

More than 71.15 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,608,736​ have died, according to a Reuters...

U.S. expects to have immunized 100 mln against covid-19 by end of March

The United States expects to have immunized 100 million people with the coronavirus vaccine by the end of March, the chief adviser for the...

China moon probe begins journey back to Earth

A Chinese spacecraft carrying rocks and soil from the moon has begun its journey back to Earth, the official Xinhua news agency reported on...

About 70 anti-Lukashenko protesters detained in Belarus

Police in Belarus detained about 70 of demonstrators at a Sunday march, the Belarusian rights group Viasna-96 (Spring-96) said, as weekly protests demanding the...

Merkel says German states agree to stricter lockdown

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday that the federal and state governments have agreed on a raft of stricter lockdown measures to try...

Malaysia seizes record haul of crystal meth worth $26.2 million

Malaysia's maritime agency said on Sunday it had seized more than two tonnes of crystal methamphetamine worth 105.9 million ringgit ($26.2 million) from a...

Deadlock as Brexit trade deal faces make-or-break day

London and Brussels face a make-or-break decision on an elusive trade agreement on Sunday with a tumultuous 'no deal' exit for Britain from the...

More than 70.52 million people infected with coronavirus

More than 70.52 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,598,967​ have died, according to a Reuters...

Two Greek men to be charged with spying for Turkey

Greek authorities will press charges for espionage against two Greek citizens working on the southeastern island of Rhodes, police said on Sunday. According to Greek...

UK ministers warn supermarkets to stockpile food on no-deal Brexit fear

British ministers have warned supermarkets to stockpile food amid possibilities of a no-deal Brexit, with shortages feared as talks with the European Union remain...

Pro-Trump groups to march and pray to protest president’s election loss

Conservative groups that allege without evidence that President-elect Joe Biden stole the U.S. election from Donald Trump plan protests nationwide on Saturday, including a...

Formula One’s Hamilton still feeling effects of COVID-19

Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton said he was still feeling the after-effects of COVID-19 after qualifying third for Formula One's Abu Dhabi season-ender but...

Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 69.87 million

More than 69.87 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,588,828​ have died, according to a Reuters...

Not so Merry Christmas looms for coronavirus-hit Europe

Governments across Europe are trying to navigate between avoiding spreading the coronavirus over the Christmas holiday season and allowing people to celebrate with family...

US approve Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, mass-inoculation in less than 24 hours

President Donald Trump said late on Friday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine that the first shot would be...

EU’s Von der Leyen: Brexit stances ‘remain apart’

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Friday (December 11) the positions in trade talks with Britain "remain apart", with ensuring a...

Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2020

Former WHO leader Gro Harlem Brundtland talks with Norway's Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide and moderator Christian Borch during the digital broadcast of the...

British actress Barbara Windsor dies aged 83

Barbara Windsor, one of Britain's most popular actresses best known for her roles as pub landlady Peggy Mitchell in the BBC TV soap "EastEnders"...

Australia police find 450 kg of ‘ecstasy’ in excavator from UK

Australian authorities said on Friday they had uncovered almost half a tonne of illicit drug MDMA concealed inside an excavator imported from the United...

COVID-19 skiing restrictions across Europe

European skiers are facing a bleak holiday season as countries shut resorts and impose other restrictions to slow the spread of the pandemic. Some states...

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128 new cases, three deaths announced on Wednesday

The Health Ministry announced the death of three persons due to COVID-19. This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 193,...

Where to get antigen rapid tests during period 28-31 January

The Health Ministry announced the following antigen rapid test sites during the period 28-31 January 2021: LIMASSOL Church of Agios Ioannis Eleimon, Limassol 08:30-18:30 Cultural Center Mesa...

Israel, Denmark to vaccinate all athletes for Tokyo Olympic Games

Several countries, including Israel and Denmark, said on Wednesday they would vaccinate their athletes and staff against COVID-19 ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, amid...

UK AstraZeneca vaccine plant partially evacuated over suspect package

A factory in Wales that produces AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine was partially evacuated on Wednesday after it received a suspicious package and police said a...

43-year-old arrested for speeding

Members of the Police arrested this morning a 43-year-old man who was seen speeding at the Nicosia-Larnaca road near Koshi village. The man was stopped...

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...