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TV’s Barr blames sleep aid Ambien for racist tweet

US comedian Roseanne Barr said she was tired of "being attacked and belittled" and blamed sleep aid Ambien for her tweet that compared a...

Tesla ‘on autopilot’ smashes into parked police car (PHOTO)

A Tesla Model S crashed into a parked police vehicle while reportedly driving on autopilot in Laguna Beach, California, injuring the Tesla driver and...

Striving to reduce ocean pollution, EU proposes ban of everyday plastic items

Alarmed by the sheer quantity of plastic clogging our oceans, the European Union is mulling ambitious new rules that would reduce or outrightly prohibit...

Kylie Minogue celebrates 50th birthday with nude snap

Kylie Minogue has marked her 50th birthday by sharing a daring nude snap of herself and a spangly guitar. The pop princess celebrated the milestone...

Two police officers dead in Belgium shooting, attacker ‘neutralized’

Two police officers and a passer-by have been shot dead after a man opened fire in Liege, Belgium. The attacker was shot dead after...

Manchester Airport gate evacuated after crack appears in floor

Passengers have been evacuated from a section of Manchester Airport after reports the floor began to ‘collapse’. Photos shared on Twitter show a crack...

Will Meghan and Harry honeymoon in Canada?

The new Duke and Duchess of Sussex have reportedly picked their honeymoon destination - and its a royal paradise in Canada. Apparently, they will be...

Ten-year-old girl dies as carriage flies off a Ferris wheel and crashes to the ground in India (Video)

A 10-year-old girl is killed after falling from a fault Ferris wheel in India.Terrifying footage shows the ride spinning at full speed as a...

Greece, FYROM edge closer towards resolving name dispute

Greece and FYROM have edged closer in their efforts to resolve a decades-old dispute over the former Yugoslav republic’s name, with their foreign ministers...

‘Real life Spiderman’ climbs four floors to rescue boy hanging off balcony

A man who climbed four storeys to save a young boy dangling off a balcony has been hailed a hero after vision of his...

Ireland votes to liberalise abortion laws with 66 percent in favour

Ireland voted by a landslide to liberalise its highly restrictive abortion laws as 66 percent of the electorate backed a referendum, official results showed...

Trump says he’s having ‘very productive talks’ with N. Korea on reinstating summit

US President Donald Trump says "very productive talks" are underway with North Korea on holding the June 12 summit in Singapore. Talks on reinstating...

Exit polls point to landslide vote to relax Irish abortion laws

Ireland has voted by a landslide to lift the ban on abortion that had been enshrined in its constitution for three decades, the first...

Ryanair and Primera planes collide in Stansted as the two aircraft prepared for take-off

Passengers on a plane involved in a collision with another jet at London Stansted Airport today faced an 18-hour delay to get to Malaga....

Kate Middleton & Prince Harry: The photos they didn’t want you to see

Celebrity photographer Max Butterworth has released a number of throwback images from his extensive noughties portfolio of the A-list looking extremely worse for wear...

N.Korea says still open to talks after Trump-Kim summit cancelled

North Korea responded on Friday with measured tones to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to call off a historic summit with leader Kim Jong...

Watch dramatic emergency landing of A320 during heavy rain, strong wind

A passenger on board an Air Astana Airbus A320 captured every traveler’s nightmare – shaking and rattling inside of a plane skidding off of...

Terror suspect ‘Urged followers to attack Prince George’

An internet terrorist urged his followers to inject poison into supermarket ice-creams and attack Prince George at school, a court heard today. Husnain Rashid,...

Council of State grants political asylum to one of 8 Turkish officers

The Greek Council of State (CoS) has granted asylum to one of the eight Turkish officers who had fled from Turkey in a helicopter...

Trump can’t block users from his Twitter feed, federal judge rules

President Donald Trump cannot block Twitter users for the political views they have expressed, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled on Wednesday. Blocking users...

Yulia Skripal: ‘Attempted assassination turned my world upside down’

Yulia Skripal survived an assassination attempt that UK authorities blame on Russia. But the daughter of one of Russia’s most famous spies says she...

Top Stories

Over 50 sea turtles nest at Kiti-Pervolia’s Caretta beach this year

Over 50 loggerhead sea turtles have nested so far at the Caretta beach area of Kiti-Pervolia  this year, Melina Marcou of the Cyprus Fisheries...

An ash cloud rises above Sinabung volcano in Indonesia

An ash cloud rises above Sinabung volcano after its eruption in Karo Regency, North Sumatra, Indonesia August 10, 2020.

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: Over 20 million cases Global coronavirus cases pushed past 20 million on Monday, according to a Reuters tally, with...

Cyprus-Russia new double tax deal prevents costly rift

Nicosia feels relieved now that Cyprus and Russia have agreed to amend their Double Tax Avoidance Treaty and to prevent a costly rift between...

Liverpool sign defender Kostas Tsimikas from Olympiakos

Liverpool have made their first signing of the transfer window by bringing in Greek defender Kostas Tsimikas from Olympiakos Piraeus on a long-term deal,...

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...