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Spain wants to welcome foreign tourists back from July

Spain urged foreign holidaymakers on Monday to return from July as one of Europe's strictest lockdowns eased, but tourism businesses were sceptical about salvaging...

“What planet are they on?” No respite for UK’s Johnson and aide

  Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced mutiny in his party and fury across Britain on Monday for refusing to sack his closest aide Dominic Cummings...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Latest update: 25/05/2020 08:48 The United States plans a massive testing effort involving over 100,000 volunteers and a half dozen or so of the most...

Americans spend holiday at beaches as virus death toll nears 100,000

  Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, even as the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 fast approaches...

Ardern stays cool as earthquake strikes during live interview

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was unflustered by an earthquake that struck the capital Wellington on Monday while she was doing a live...

UK PM faces cabinet revolt over senior adviser who violated lockdown – The Sun

  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing a revolt from his cabinet over his backing of senior adviser Dominic Cummings, who faces calls from...

US Covid-19 toll nears 100 thousand-‘They were us’

  A tragically captivating front page article in the New York Times,  simply and poignantly captures-just through the names of the victims- the devastating run...

Israeli PM Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption

  The corruption trial of Benjamin Netanyahu opens on Sunday in a Jerusalem court, where he will become the first serving Israeli prime minister to...

UK PM Johnson resists calls to sack adviser Cummings over 400 km drive

  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resisted calls from opposition parties to sack senior adviser Dominic Cummings after he traveled 400 km to northern England...

3 cases in China after 1st day with none-More asymptomatics

  China recorded three new confirmed COVID-19 cases on the mainland for May 23, following the first day with no new cases since the outbreak...

Russia Covid cases onslaught continues-2nd highest in the world

  Russia said that 9,434 new cases of the novel coronavirus had been reported in the last 24 hours, (Saturday) pushing its nationwide tally to...

Pakistan crash death toll at 97, 2 survive (update)

  The death toll from yesterday's passenger aircraft crash in Pakistan’s southern city of Karachi has been confirmed at 97 with two survivors, while no...

Greece Covid deaths at 171 (update)

  The Covid-19 death toll in Greece rose to 171, following the death of a 91 year old woman in Athens. She had been suffering...

-‘We’re done with the virus’, says Chinese government-First time zero cases

China recorded no cases of Covid-19, for the first time since authorities begun publishing data on the outbreak in January. The Chinese government declared that...

South America new Covid epicentre-Africa rising

  South America has become a new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit,  as it recorded more than 331 thousand cases, the 3rd...

UK to introduce quarantine for international arrivals on June 8

Britain will introduce a COVID-19 quarantine for travellers arriving from overseas from June 8, interior minister Priti Patel said on Friday, a measure that...

Pakistan’s PIA aircraft with 107 passengers on board crashes in Karachi – officials

A PIA aircraft with 99 passengers and eight crew members on board crashed on Friday in a residential area of the southern Pakistani city...

EasyJet founder fails to oust management, proxy votes show

  EasyJet said founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou had failed in his attempt to oust key management including the CEO, according to the initial results of a...

Trump leaves mask off for cameras

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid tensions with its...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Last updated: 22/05/2020 08:02 Healthcare workers in Britain and Thailand have started taking part in a trial to determine whether two anti-malarial drugs can prevent...

Khashoggi family forgives those who killed their father

The family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Friday that they have forgiven those who murdered their father, his son Salah wrote...

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EU sets up financial crime unit as pandemic poses new risks

    The European Union on Friday set up a unit of investigators to tackle an expected surge in finanial crime in the economic downturn triggered...

Higher risk of serious Covid-19 infection for A+ blood type, new study finds

People with A+ blood type are at increased risk compared to other blood types for respiratory failure and death due to a severe Covid-19...

BirdLife Cyprus invites pubic to join swallow monitoring programme

  BirdLife Cyprus is inviting the public to help their programme to record the island's swallow population. In a post on Facebook, the NGO asked members...

Article that found risks in hydroxychloroquine against COVID-19 retracted

  An influential medical journal article that found hydroxychloroquine increased the risk of death in COVID-19 patients was retracted on Thursday, adding to controversy around...

Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

Latest update: 05/06/2020 08:16 The U.S. government is working with drugmakers to maximize availability of influenza vaccines, worried that a substantial flu season on top...

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...