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Baltics open Europe’s first pandemic ‘travel bubble’ as curbs ease

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia opened their common borders at the stroke of midnight, creating the first "travel bubble" within the European Union in a...

London’s Canary Wharf draws up plans for return to work – FT

London's Canary Wharf has drawn up detailed plans to bring bankers, accountants and lawyers back to the financial district as the coronavirus pandemic eases,...

Trump says doesn’t want to talk to Xi, could even cut China ties

U.S. President Donald Trump signaled a further deterioration of his relationship with China over the coronavirus outbreak, saying he has no interest in speaking...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Latest update: 15/05/2020 08:16 More than 4.45 million people have been reported to be infected with the novel coronavirus globally and 301,141 have died, according...

Cases of children with rare inflammatory syndrome spike in Italy and France

Doctors in northern Italy, one of the areas hardest hit by the new coronavirus, and in France have reported spikes in cases of a...

COVID patients given malaria drug didn’t see significant improvements-studies

Patients given the malaria drug touted by President Donald Trump as a potential treatment for COVID-19 did not improve significantly over those who did...

We all have a role to play to keep COVID-19 at bay, says head of WHO Europe (Video)

By Evie Mitsidou Phillips (CNA) WHO Regional Director for Europe Hans Kluge has called on everyone to continue to act responsibly as restrictive measures are...

EU starts legal actions against Luxembourg over money laundering, tax avoidance

The European Commission launched legal actions on Thursday against Luxembourg over laws to prevent money laundering and tax avoidance, it said in a statement. New...

EMA: coronavirus vaccine could be ready for approval in a year

A vaccine to counter the new coronavirus could be approved in about a year in an "optimistic" scenario, a agency which approves medicines for...

UN warns of global mental health crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic

A mental illness crisis is looming as millions of people worldwide are surrounded by death and disease and forced into isolation, poverty and anxiety...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Latest update: 14/05/2020 08:50 More than 4.35 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 295,771 have died, according...

Guidelines for Europe’s hotels: distancing by the pool

The European Commission outlined on Wednesday steps aimed at reviving the struggling tourism and airline industries brought to a halt by the coronavirus. Tourism accounts for almost 10% of...

TUI to cut jobs and costs as it prepares for July holiday restart

Travel group TUI will cut 8,000 jobs and look to shed 30% of its costs as it gears up for a July restart to...

EU won’t tell airlines to leave middle seat empty as travel resumes

The European Union's executive will say on Wednesday that airlines will not have to leave the middle seat empty but passengers will have to...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Latest update: 13/05/2020 08:09 More than 4.27 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 290,324 have died, according...

Contact tracing, temperature checks and masks: airline industry outlines new norms

Airlines and airports are recommending a layered approach to temporary safety measures as air travel restarts, warning that no single measure can mitigate all...

London mayor Khan opposed to Premier League June restart

London mayor Sadiq Khan is opposed to the idea of the Premier League resuming in the capital next month while the COVID-19 pandemic continues...

Ryanair expects Europe travel surge despite masks, quarantine

Temperature checks, masks and quarantine will not deter people from a holiday in the sun after three months "locked up" at home, Ryanair's chief...

Coronavirus may push more asylum seekers towards EU -agency

The coronavirus lockdown has cut the number of asylum seekers able to reach Europe, but the pandemic could trigger more arrivals in future if...

EasyJet founder offers £5 million reward for help in cancelling Airbus order

EasyJet founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou is offering 5 million pounds  for any information that leads to the cancellation of its order for 107 Airbus jets...

Dubai turns world’s tallest building into coronavirus charity box

The world's tallest building, Dubai's 828-metre Burj Khalifa, has become a glowing charity donation box, raising money for food for United Arab Emirates residents...

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Repatriates make 7 out of 8 new coronavirus cases reported today

Repatriates made 7 out of eight new coronavirus cases reported today by the health ministry out of a total of 1953 tests, raising the number...

It’s merciless-Major blaze near the Panayia Evangelistria chapel in Xylofagou

  It's been a very difficult day for the fire and forestry departments as more than a dozen fires broke out all over Cyprus. A major...

Second fire at Diorios-Kapouti area in north-6th front today

  A second fire has broken out in the Diorios-Kapouti area in the Turkish-occupied north, a week after a massive blaze caused major destruction in...

Malta-Greece top low risk, Switzerland-Czech Republic higher risk for visitors to Cyprus

The Health Ministry announced the results of an epidemiological risk assessment, in an attempt to classify low and higher risk countries, when international airports...

Major Achna fire under control after burning farms, animals and tractors (update)

  A dramatic effort by a strong ground fire fighting force, a Russian Gamov helicopter and dozens of locals, brought a major blaze in the...

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Fish meatballs

In a bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and parsley. Boil the fish, cut into small pieces and add to the bowl. Add salt...

“Frappe” Greek iced coffee

Frappé coffee (also Greek frappé or café frappé Greek: φραπές, frapés) is a Greek foam-covered iced coffee drink made from instant coffee (generally, spray-dried...

A guide of Summer fruits from Cyprus

Cyprus summer love! Cyprus summer fruits! So, what are the summer fruits which can be bought in Cyprus? Watermelon A Cypriot summer is not complete without...

Stuffed vine leaves with artichokes (Lenten)

Blanch the vine leaves in hot water. For the stuffing, finely chop the artichokes and the onions and sauté in olive oil until translucent....