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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...

Health Ministry issues revised rules for hair salons, barbershops allowing use of a/c

The Health Ministry issued on Friday revised guidelines for the operation of hair salons and barbershops during Phase Two of the easing of shutdown...

Cyprus to open airports in two phases, starting June 9

Cyprus will re-open its airports in two stages, starting on June 9, Transport Minister Yiannis Karousos announced on Friday after a meeting of the...

British universities mull remote education

Coronavirus has brought about a number of changes in British universities, with tens of thousands of students on stand by for updates on how...

Jellyfish off north and northwest coasts

Jellyfish of the species Pelagia noctiluca were spotted off the north and north-west coasts of Cyprus, the Fisheries Department said on Friday. The appearance of...

Cabinet moves to raise penalties for breaking quarantine law

  Saying it was essential to ensure compliance with hygiene rules as restrictive measures are relaxed, Cabinet on Friday approved bills introducing tougher penalties for...

House upholds bill that allows issuing of vouchers for cancelled holiday bookings

MPs passed on Friday a bill that enables travel businesses to provide vouchers instead of refunds for cancelled bookings to help the tourism sector...

Access to picnic sites allowed for max 10 people, Forestry Department says

The Forestry Department said on Friday that access to picnic sites is allowed for maximum 10 people per group (underage children inclusive) under Phase...

Three flights on May 24 to take students back to Greece

  The Ministry of Transport has reached agreement with Cyprus Airways to conduct three flights from Larnaca to Athens, on Sunday, May 24, to take...

Ministry unveils beach rules ahead of tomorrow’s opening

With organised beaches set to open tomorrow, the Health Ministry on Friday published its protocol with the new rules. 1. Staff Personnel offering services at the...

Police patrols on beaches, parks and squares

  Police are continuing to check compliance with public health protection measures throughout phase two of the relaxation of the lockdown, police spokesman Christos Andreas...

Covid-19: A round-up of the latest developments in Cyprus

*Only one person tested positive to Covid-19 after 2647 diagnostic tests on Thursday – first day of phase two of the easing of the...

House approves tax credits for temporary rent cuts

  The House of Representatives on Friday adopted legislation giving tax incentives to landlords to reduce their rent. The government bill was adopted by 47 votes...

Education Ministry slammed for exclusion of disabled pupils

The Education Ministry was heavily criticised on Thursday following its decision for non-return to classes in primary and lower secondary schools with their peers...

Three arrested in connection with theft of €12,000 from parked car

  Three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of €12,000 from a parked car in Paphos on May 11, CNA reports. It said...

Top Stories

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...

Taste

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....