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Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 28/06/2020 09:49 Global coronavirus cases exceeded 10 million on Sunday according to a Reuters tally, a milestone in the spread of the disease...

Martin named new Irish prime minister, vows to tackle deep recession

Ireland's parliament picked veteran opposition leader Micheál Martin as prime minister on Saturday to head the first coalition uniting the two parties that have...

One dead, another injured in shooting at Jefferson Square Park in Louisville

One person died and another was injured in a shooting late on Saturday in Louisville, Kentucky's Jefferson Square Park, which has become a centre...

What doctors have learned about fighting COVID-19

In the six months since an entirely new coronavirus began spreading around the world, doctors and hospitals have learned a lot about how to...

France arrests six over stolen Banksy artwork

Six people have been arrested in France over the theft of an artwork by the British street artist Banksy that was stolen from the...

UK ready to quit EU on ‘Australia terms’ if no Brexit deal, PM Johnson says

Britain will be ready to quit its transitional arrangements with the European Union "on Australia terms" if no deal on their future relationship is...

LGBTQ Americans adjust Pride celebrations in a time of pandemic

Diana and Jillian Rosile of Denver this year would have marked their first Pride celebration as an out queer couple since Diana, a transgender...

UK ditches quarantine for arrivals from low COVID-19 risk countries

Britain will ditch a 14-day quarantine period for people arriving from countries it deems to be lower risk for COVID-19 , the government said...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 27/06/2020 10:50 A World Health Organization-led coalition fighting the COVID-19 pandemic is asking government and private sector donors to help raise $31.3 billion...

TV show ‘The Simpsons’ ditches using white voices for characters of colour

Animated TV comedy "The Simpsons" is ending the use of white actors to voice characters of colour, producers said on Friday. "Moving forward, 'The Simpsons'...

Gunman kills two warehouse co-workers and himself in central Illinois

An employee of a coffee-dispenser manufacturer opened fire with a handgun on Friday at the company's warehouse in Springfield, Illinois, killing two co-workers and...

Three killed in stabbing attack in Scottish city of Glasgow -BBC

Three people were killed in a stabbing attack in the Scottish city of Glasgow on Friday and the suspect was shot by police, British...

Teenager who threw French boy from London art gallery roof jailed for 15 years

An autistic British teenager who threw a six-year-old French boy from a 10th-floor viewing platform at the Tate Modern art gallery in London with...

Australian politician’s home, office raided in foreign interference probe

Australia's federal police and intelligence agency raided the home and parliamentary office of a New South Wales state politician on Friday in an investigation...

Dutch airline KLM to get 3.4 bln euro bailout package

The Dutch government said on Friday it would provide 3.4 billion euros ($3.8 billion) in support to the Dutch arm of Air France-KLM, capping...

Australia gets second wave of toilet paper hoarding

Australia's supermarket chains on Friday reintroduced purchase limits on toilet paper and other household items as a spike in coronavirus cases in the state...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 26/06/2020 09:42 The governor of Texas temporarily halted the state's reopening on Thursday as COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations surged, and the country set...

Loved and loathed, Sweden’s anti-lockdown architect is unrepentant

  As the architect of Sweden's unorthodox response to the coronavirus pandemic, Anders Tegnell has got used to receiving death threats and being urged to...

England COVID-19 test and trace system fails to reach a quarter of positive cases

England's COVID-19 test and trace system could not reach a quarter of people who had their cases transferred to the system after a positive...

Austrian ski resort has record rate of coronavirus antibodies, study finds

A study of residents in the Alpine ski resort of Ischgl, the site of Austria's biggest coronavirus outbreak, has found 42% have antibodies for...

Eiffel Tower reopens after a three-month coronavirus break

The Eiffel Tower on Thursday welcomed back visitors after the coronavirus outbreak forced the Paris landmark into its longest period out of action since World War...

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Fourteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,539 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 14 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Cyprus will stand by Lebanon, FM wrote in Book of Condolence

Cyprus will stand by Lebanon during these challenging times and will provide all possible aid and support in an effort to alleviate the immense...

Cyprus stands ready to offer any help that Lebanon requests, Justice Minister says

Cyprus Justice and Public Order Minister Emily Yiolitis has said that Cyprus is ready to offer any help that Lebanon requests. Yiolitis visited on Friday...

Four-member team of ‘Volunteer Doctors Cyprus’ travels to Beirut Sunday

A four-member team of "Volunteer Doctors Cyprus" departs on Sunday for Beirut to offer assistance at local hospitals. The team will provide help for the...

Cyprus’ Agriculture Minister expects joint meeting with EU Commissioners to discuss halloumi registration

Cyprus’ Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis said on Friday that he expects a joint meeting to be arranged with competent European Commissioners, in order...

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...