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Sturgeon will give clarity on Scottish independence push in coming weeks

Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Thursday she expects to provide more clarity on the timing of a possible new Scottish independence referendum...

Facebook removes more pages, accounts with Russia links

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had removed hundreds of Russia-initiated pages, accounts and groups that it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic...

Divided and riven by crisis, Britain searches for Brexit ‘plan B’

Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday try to break the impasse in Britain's political elite over how to leave the European Union by...

Student killed in ‘horrendous attack’ in Australia while on phone with sister

An Israeli woman who was killed in the Australian city of Melbourne had been on the telephone to her sister when she was followed from...

May seeks to end Brexit stalemate after winning confidence vote

Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday and then appealed to lawmakers from across the political divide to come together to...

Greek PM Tsipras wins confidence vote, eyes Macedonia accord

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday, clearing a major hurdle for Greece's approval of an accord to end...

Brexit: What happens next?

A day after the House of Commons rejected her Brexit agreement, Prime Minister Theresa May faces a no-confidence vote later tonight called by Labour...

Russia’s Lavrov: We’re not rubbing our hands with glee over Brexit

Russia is not rubbing its hands with glee over Britain's chaotic departure from the European Union despite its troubled relations with London and wants...

Russia says it caught former U.S. marine accused of spying red-handed

Russia said on Wednesday that it had caught former U.S. marine Paul Whelan, who is being held in Russia on spying charges, while he...

May faces confidence vote as Brexit goes down to the line

Prime Minister Theresa May's government faced a no confidence vote on Wednesday after the crushing defeat of her Brexit divorce deal by parliament left...

Kenyan forces kill all militants who stormed Nairobi hotel -president

Kenya's president said early on Wednesday that security forces had killed all four militants who stormed an upscale hotel complex in Nairobi the previous...

“We are staring down the barrel”: reactions to PM May’s Brexit deal defeat

European Union leaders said they would step up preparations for a no-deal Brexit and British business groups reacted with alarm after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister...

EU’s Tusk suggests only positive solution is for Britain to stay in EU

The only positive solution after the British parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's agreement on withdrawal from the European Union is for Britain to...

May’s statement to parliament after Brexit vote defeat

British Prime Minister Theresa May made the following statement in parliament after lawmakers voted against her proposed exit deal with the European Union by the large...

Brexit bedlam: Parliament sinks PM May’s EU divorce deal by 230 votes

British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal by a crushing margin on Tuesday, triggering political upheaval that could lead to a disorderly exit...

Cambridge researchers led by Cypriot scientist develop new way to predict breast cancer risk

Scientists have created the most comprehensive method yet to predict a woman's risk of breast cancer, according to a study by Cancer Research UK...

It’s the final straw for plastics, says Nestle

Nestle next month will start to drop plastic straws from its products and is working on biodegradable water bottles in a drive to reduce...

Gunshots heard in hotel and office complex in Kenyan capital

A large fire and sustained gunfire sent workers fleeing for their lives at an upscale hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on...

British royal Kate to design woodland wilderness garden for show

Kate, Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, will design a "woodland wilderness" garden for this year's Chelsea Flower Show, aiming to inspire children and families to...

China warns state firms to avoid travel to U.S. – Bloomberg

China has asked some of the country's state-run companies to avoid business trips to the United States and its allies, and to take extra care...

Austria preparing bill to protect Britons’ rights in case of hard Brexit

Austria's cabinet will this week take steps to protect the rights of British citizens on its soil in the event of a hard Brexit,...

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Finance Minister strikes optimistic note in CNBC interview

  Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides struck an upbeat note on Wednesday, telling CNBC International he was "quite optimistic" that Cyprus would have "important tourist arrivals...

MoH in call for applications to staff thermal camera posts at airports

The procurement arm of the Ministry of Health issued an invitation on Wednesday to all nursing professionals who are interested to bid for the...

Cyprus public debt spikes to €24.5 billion due to covid-19 crisis

Cyprus General Government debt spiked to €24.56 billion according to official data in April, reflecting the large debt issuances by the Finance Ministry to...

Shops closed for Holy Spirit Monday

The Labour Ministry said today that all general shops will remain closed for the public holiday of Whit Monday (Kataklysmos) on June 8. It added...

Kindergartens, special schools open on June 9

  Public and private kindergartens reopen on June 9, the Education Ministry said on Wednesday, citing an earlier decision by the Council of Ministers. Their operation...

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...