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Part of Limassol-Nicosia highway, on Yermasoyeia roundabout, briefly closed

  Police have closed part of the Limassol-Nicosia highway, near the Yermasoyia roundabout, due to a problem with the road surface that needs immediate attention. Traffic...

Stabbing in Strovolos at dawn

  A person was stabbed in Strovolos at dawn, during an altercation between a group of immigrants. Police are investigating as the cause of the fight...

Short spell of wind and rain to Monday shine

  A strong north to northwestern air current will be affecting Cyprus through to this evening, with a weak low pressure system tomorrow. Overcast skies will...

No new Covid-19 cases in Cyprus on Saturday

Cyprus on Saturday recorded no new coronavirus cases for the first time since the start of the outbreak here several weeks ago. In an announcement,...

Lowest rate of locally acquired Covid-19 cases in Limassol, highest in Paphos

Limassol has by far the fewest number of locally-acquired coronavirus cases per 100,000 of the population according to the latest infographics issued by the...

President wishes TCs and all Muslims on Ramazan Bayram

  President Anastasiades expressed wishes of health, peace and prosperity to Turkish Cypriots and all Muslims, on the occasion of the three day celebration of...

No more quarantine for Cypriots returning from abroad, if negative-Monday start

  Monday, May 25 sees the doing away of the 14 day quarantine for Cypriots returning from abroad, if negative for Covid-19, said the Transport...

Man in custody over human trafficking case

  A 58 year old was remanded in custody for five days by the district court in Larnaca over cases of of human trafficking, work...

Police intensify campaign on modified cars and motorbikes causing havoc at night

  The Chief of police has given strict instructions to intensify nationwide checks on modified cars and motorbikes. As of yesterday four cars and 27 motorbikes...

‘Cover up’, cries Auditor General on government withdrawal of state guarantees bill

  Auditor General Odysseas Michaelides slammed the Anastasiades government over its decision to withdraw the state guarantees for the support of businesses bill from parliament,...

Rough seas, weather forecast keep people away from beaches on 1st day

  People have mostly kept away from coastal regions on the 1st day of the organised beaches opening following the 2nd phase of the easing...

Kidney failure cases due to heatwave-Take in lots of water, doctors say

  The Paphos General hospital has reported seven serious renal failure cases over the past week due to the prolonged heatwave, which saw temperatures of...

Police attacked in Limassol during traffic checks-3 arrested

  Police were attacked by three people in Limassol during a a fatal traffic accident campaign. The three youths were arrested just before midnight at the...

2 Covid Cases in closed Protaras restaurant

  Personnel of a closed Protaras restaurant were infected by Covid-19, according to a health ministry announcement, in line with relevant coronavirus legislation, calling for...

Death of 21 year old marks 1st day of beaches opening-victim named (update)

  A young man's death marked the first day of the opening of organised beaches in Cyprus. He was spotted unconscious in the water off the...

Traffic explosion since quarantine end-Cypriots move to the coast

The lifting of movement restrictions in Cyprus, has skyrocketed traffic since Monday May 21, according to the latest data, with people missing the sea...

30 year old remanded for rape case in Paphos

  A 30 year old man was remanded in custody for 5 days by the district court in Paphos in connection with a rape charge...

From dust to storms this weekend

  This week's heatwave will give way to isolated showers and storms this weekend with temperatures during the day dropping as much as 13 degrees...

Flights to more countries soon, deputy minister says

Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios said on Friday that Cyprus will add more countries to the preliminary list of 19  with which air...

Special allowance paid to 131,000 beneficiaries

Special unemployment allowance was paid today to 131,000 beneficiaries of the Labour Ministry's scheme for employees of companies which had completely or partially suspended...

Four test positive, total now 927

Four people tested positive to Covid-19 after 1970 diagnostic tests on Friday, the second day into phase two of the easing of the lockdown. This...

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Cyprus Academy of Sciences joins EU academies federation ALLEA

The Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters, and Arts has been admitted to the European network of academies ALLEA (All European Academies), the academy said...

Paphos: Appeal after 3 dogs stolen from dog shelter

  The PAWS Dog Shelter in Paphos is appealing to the public for help after three dogs were stolen. Hope, Dana and Polly had homes to...

Guidelines for operation of libraries

  Guidelines have been issued by the health services for libraries which are reopening following closure under measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The guidelines...

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...

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...