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Economic sentiment drops by 5.2 points in January due to covid lockdown

Economic sentiment in Cyprus deteriorated this month with the indicator going down by 5.2 points compared to December 2020 because of the new lockdown...

Police fine 125 citizens, three premises for breach of covid measures

Police reported 125 citizens and 3 managers of establishments all across Cyprus over the past 24 hours for violation of measures aiming to curb...

Cyprus FM congratulates new US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken

Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides has congratulated Anthony Blinken on his confirmation by the Senate to be America's next top diplomat. “I look forward to working...

Cyprus has some 140 homeless today, this number could rise to over 750

There are some 140 homeless people in Cyprus today but this number could rise to over 750 if asylum seekers now housed in hostels...

Romanian father and teenage son arrested for theft in Paphos

A 44-year-old Romanian man and his son, aged 17, permanent residents of Paphos, were arrested on Tuesday evening for theft of photovoltaic panels and...

Partly cloudy on Wednesday with local rain, isolated thunderstorms

Partly cloudy on Wednesday with local rain and isolated thunderstorms as well as light snowfall in high mountains. Winds will initially be light to moderate,...

Health Minister to announce gradual relaxation of covid measures on Wednesday

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou on Wednesday will announce the way the strict coronavirus measures now in effect in Cyprus will be gradually relaxed after...

Coronavirus: 109 new cases, two deaths on Tuesday

The Health Ministry on Tuesday announced the death of two people in Cyprus due to Covid-19. This raises the Mediterranean island’s death toll from the...

EMGF Agreement set to be ratified on Thursday

The House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday decided to speed up the ratification of the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Statute of the East Mediterranean...

Rain on the way all across Cyprus, snow on Troodos mountain

Rain all across Cyprus is on the way and so is snowfall on Troodos mountain, according to the Mediterranean island’s Met Office. The depth of...

Cyprus’ municipal solid waste per inhabitant among highest in EU

Cyprus' municipal solid waste per inhabitant is one of the highest in the EU, according to data released on Tuesday by the island's Statistical...

New contact details for “CyprusFlightPass” platform’s help desk

The contact details of the help desk for passengers who intend to travel to Cyprus from abroad and may have queries regarding the use...

Telephone or video calls over the internet most popular in Cyprus among EU states

Telephone or video calls over the internet were most popular in Cyprus (85%) and the Netherlands (83%) last year among EU Member States with...

Disobedient reserves have to report for duty

The Defense Ministry in cooperation with the Cyprus Police have made the necessary adjustments so that disobedient reserves will be found and be summoned...

Citizens calling Fire Service to be served through answering machine

The Fire Service announced that as of 1 February the public calling the Fire Service Headquarters (22802424) will be served through a telephone answering...

Cyprus and Greece conduct joint search and rescue exercise

A joint Search and Rescue Exercise under the name “SALAMIS – 02/21” was conducted on Monday between Cyprus and Greece. According to a press release,...

Commission pays 610,000 to Cyprus for medical supplies from China

The Ministry of Transport announced that the proposal Cyprus submitted to the Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations to cover the...

Ecologist Movement denounces illegal work at Fig Tree Bay

Illegal work against the environment in the Fig Tree Bay coast of Protaras, was denounced by the Ecologist Movement. As the party noted in...

Vaccination Portal for over 88 to open tomorrow

As of tomorrow, 27 January, at 09:00 appointments will be available at the Vaccination Portal for people aged 88 and over. The final number...

13-year-old hit by a car in Nicosia

A 13-year-old girl is currently at the Makarion Hospital after her injury during a car accident in Nicosia. In her effort to cross on foot...

Some 53 patients with COVID-19 at Reference Hospital on Tuesday

Some 53 patients of COVID-19 are today, Tuesday, 26 January, being treated at the Famagusta General Hospital which is operating as a Reference establishment...

Top Stories

Proposal for establishment of Deputy Ministry for Social Welfare

During its meeting today, the Ministerial Council approved a draft bill regarding the establishment of a Deputy Ministry for Social Welfare. The Deputy Ministry will...

Health Minister announces gradual relaxation of COVID-19 measures (updated)

During a news conference, Health Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced the relaxations of the restrictive measures aiming to contain the spreading of COVID-19.  As he...

Hotline 1471 for those feeling stressed and despaired due to the coronavirus

Feeling stressed and in despair because of personal, social and economic consequences of the covid-19 pandemic? Then call the Citizens’ Line on 1471 and...

Number of Cypriot officials attacked through fake social media accounts on the rise

The number of Cypriot officials coming under attack through fake social media accounts is rising year in year out, according to official data. Specifically, data...

Cyprus’ proposals for EU Recovery and Resilience Facility funds before Commission

Cyprus’ plan of proposals to receive about €968 million of funding from the European Union Recovery and Resilience Facility – Next Generation EU were...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...