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Rehabilitation centre says covid patient victim had tested positive at Larnaca General (update)

  A rehabilitation centre in Sotira, Famagusta, has said that an 80 year old patient who transferred from the Centre to the Famagusta General Hospital...

UK arrivals 7 day quarantine extended to January 10

  A weeks' quarantine directive for UK arrivals in Cyprus has been extended to January  10, following relevant ECDC directives, as the Institute of Neurology...

7 covid victims in occupied north, almost 1600 cases

  An 84 year old Turkish Cypriot man succumbed to covid-19 in the occupied territories late yesterday, raising the number of victims to 7. He had...

Wanted since May, arrested on New Year’s Eve

  A 31 year old living in Limassol sought by police as a suspect in the break in and burglary from a building in Limassol...

Thieves targeting homes with owners abroad

  A home in Limassol was robbed and torched, the second break in over the past few days where the owner is away abroad. Τhe fire...

Covid violations remain high, authorities charge 85 people and businesses

  Authorities have intensified island wide covid checks on the latest health ministry protocols and directives, charging 79 individuals and the owners of 6 businesses...

Courts only pushing urgent cases due to covid

  The Supreme Court is virtually freezing all non-urgent cases in Cyprus courts following the latest measures on preventing the spread of covid-19. The decision taken...

Covid referral hospital at its limits, with 72 patients

  The Famagusta General, the referral institution for coronavirus, is reaching its limits, as the number of patients being treated has gone up to 72,...

Arrest for possession and distribution of child pornography (update)

  Authorities have arrested a 35 year old in connection with possession, access and distribution of child pornography. The man who is illegally residing in Cyprus,...

Dust persists, showers on the way and still in the 20s

  A high pressure system is still affecting the area and a thin layer of dust will persist in the atmosphere. Today, overcast skies will possibly bring...

Two deaths, 167 covid cases on New Year’s Day

  The health ministry today announced a further two deaths from Covid-19, raising the number attributed to the virus to 127, 85 men and 42...

Watch out for fireplace maintenance-2 fires caused by violations

  Two fires broke out just before midnight on New Year's Eve, in Aradippou and Strovolos, caused by fireplace malfunctions. At around ten thirty, the fire...

Famagusta hospital covid patients rise to 71, 163 island wide

  The number of patients being treated for covid at Famagusta hospital, the referral institution, has risen to 71. Five of them are in more serious...

President points finger at Eide for spreading two-state solution ‘fiction’

  The former UN special envoy for the Cyprus issue Espen Barth Eide is the one who spread the unfounded 'fiction' that he supported a...

Dozens burn mopeds, injure fireman, police fire warning shot

  Dozens of youths in the Famagusta district just thought to usher in the New Year by carrying and burning a number of mopeds in...

It’s a boy! Michalis the first baby of the New Year

  A boy born in Nicosia is the first baby of 2021. Michalis was delivered at the Ledra private clinic in Nicosia, 13 minutes past midnight...

Dozens of fines for masks and curfew over New Year’s Eve

  Police fined 67 people and 2 businesses over New Year's Eve and early 2021 for violations of the latest covid-19 protocols. Authorities conducted more than...

Dust, rain and frost for the New Year

  A high pressure system is affecting the region and a thin layer of dust will settle in the atmosphere over the next couple of...

632 new cases, six deaths announced on Thursday

The Health Ministry announced the death of six persons due to COVID-19. This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 125,...

Televised address by President Anastasiades, on the occasion of the New Year 2021

We say goodbye in a few hours to a year that will be recorded as one of the most destructive in the modern history...

Scientist says measures in place should not be lax

The measures announced recently should not be lax, the situation remains critical and lockdown should be our very last resort, Head of the Scientific...

Top Stories

162 new cases, five deaths announced on Monday

The Health Ministry announced the death of five persons due to COVID-19. This raises the death toll from the virus in Cyprus to 175,...

Where to get antigen rapid tests on Tuesday

The Health Ministry announced the following antigen rapid test sites for Tuesday, 19 January 2021: LIMASSOL Apostle Loucas Church, Agios Athanasios 08:30-16:30 Agios Stylianos Church, Linopetra 08:30-16:30 Cultural...

Searches for 70 year old woman missing at sea suspended due to bad weather

Searches to find a 70 year old woman missing off the Phiikoudes beach in Larnaca have been suspended due to extremely bad weather conditions...

Tourist arrivals plunge by 84% in 2020 in one of Cyprus’ worst tourist seasons due to Covid

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus reached a mere 631,609 plunging by 84.1% year on year in one of the worst ever season for Cyprus’ tourist...

Germany demands release of Kremlin critic Navalny

Germany on Monday demanded the release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, detained on Sunday on his return to Russia, and said it would discuss...

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...