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Reinforcements sent in as fire near Pachna continues to rage

Reinforcements have been sent in to boost fire fighters trying to contain a fire which has been raging near Pachan since around 11.40 am...

Local consumption of beer up in July 2019

Local consumption of beer jumped in July 2019 compared to the previous month, while exports marked a smaller increase, according to figures issued by...

Animal Party denounces shooting of cats with airguns

Animal Party Cyprus said on Monday that pets are being injured or killed by airguns and said it would be taking this information to...

Sixth yellow alert with temperatures stuck at 41 C inland, slight drop expected on Wednesday

Temperatures will hit 41 C inland and 32 C over Troodos' highest peaks on Tuesday the Met Office said in a new extreme high...

Clear up of old tyres completed

The second and final phase of moving old tyres that were illegally kept at a quarry at Ayis Sozomenos has been completed, the Environment...

Prospects for an informal conference are open, government source tells CNA

Prospects for an informal – procedural conference of the parties which participated in the negotiations for Cyprus in Crans- Montana are open, a government...

Citizens’ group pushes for massive tree planting project in Nicosia

A citizen's initiative has been formed aiming to put pressure on, and to mobilise local authorities, the Forestry Department, Universities and other institutions to...

Updated: Aircraft join fight as fire rages near Pachna

The Limassol-Kantou-Platres road has been closed near the village of Kissousa because of the fire that broke out between Malia and Pachna in the...

The Cyprus Youth Council: all you need to know

On occasion of International Youth Day, we take a look at the Cyprus Youth Council with the help of its communication officer, Stelios Marathovouniotis. What...

Drunk driver arrested after crashing into Larnaca Airport roundabout sign

A 21 year old driver is under arrest after going over the Larnaca Airport roundabout and crashing into the sign before coming to stop...

UN Cyprus shares message from lost scientist to mark International Youth Day

On the occasion of International Youth Day,  the UN in Cyprus has shared a message from British Cypriot astrophysicist, peace activist and sports enthusiast...

Family of British teen facing public mischief charge thanks donors’ ‘desire for fairness and justice’

The family of a 19 year old British woman who faces charges of public mischief for making a fake rape allegation have thanked all...

What is life like for young Europeans?

On the occasion of International Youth Day, Eurostat has posted an interactive visualisation tool 'Young Europeans' allowing those aged between 16 and 29 years...

Fire services extinguish fire near Kantou, increase day and night patrols

The fire services said on Monday that they have brought in extra personnel and stepped up patrols in cooperation with police both at night...

Foxes: Ministry sets the record straight

The Agriculture Ministry has stepped in to set the record straight on foxes, noting that a number of myths surrounding the animal were unfounded. It...

Two women arrested for drug possession

Two women aged 24 and 20 are under arrest after police found cocaine during a search of their home in the free Famagusta area...

Biker critical after collision in Limassol; car driver arrested for drunk driving

An 18 year old biker is in critical condition after a road collision in Limasol on Sunday afternoon. The driver of the car has been...

€9000 fine for duty free cigarettes, tobacco

Two men aged 63 and 54 were handed down a €9000 fine after police discovered a large amount of duty free tobacco at a Limassol...

41 C inland again on Monday, some respite from Wednesday

Cyprus will continue to bake on Monday, with the Met Office issuing yet another extreme high temperature warning -- the fifth in as many...

2019 a difficult year for tourism but no need to panic, Deputy Minister says

Although 2019 is a difficult year for tourist there is no reason to panic deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios said on Sunday, adding...

Two remanded for illegal residence, illegal possession of property

Two men, aged 26 and 25, were remanded in custody for eight days by Nicosia district court on Sunday as police investigate a case...

Top Stories

Cyprus public debt spikes to €24.5 billion due to Covid-19 crisis

  Cyprus General Government debt spiked to €24.56 billion according to official data in April, reflecting the large debt issuances by the Finance Ministry to...

Another 10,000 free Covid-19 tests as economy reopens

  The government will cover an additional 10,000 tests for employees of businesses that  returned to work on June 1 as part of phase two...

Finance Minister strikes optimistic note in CNBC interview

  Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides struck an upbeat note on Wednesday, telling CNBC International he was "quite optimistic" that Cyprus would have "important tourist arrivals...

MoH in call for applications to staff thermal camera posts at airports

The procurement arm of the Ministry of Health issued an invitation on Wednesday to all nursing professionals who are interested to bid for the...

Cyprus public debt spikes to €24.5 billion due to covid-19 crisis

Cyprus General Government debt spiked to €24.56 billion according to official data in April, reflecting the large debt issuances by the Finance Ministry to...

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...