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Updated: Pachna fire under control, man remanded in custody

A 49 year old man was remanded in custody for four days by Limassol district court on Tuesday in connection with a fire that...

Spear fishermen caught fishing with lights in no fishing area

Two spear fishermen caught fishing at night in a closed area using an underwater light source face fines of up to €8500, the Department...

Man sought for indecent assault (photo)

Police said on Tuesday they are looking for a man to facilitate inquiries into an alleged case of indecent assault that occurred in a...

Ayia Napa launches competition for new amphitheatre (photos)

Ayia Napa Municipality has invited bids for a €3.8m open air amphitheatre it aspires will establish it on the  international cultural scene. The amphitheatre will...

Fire near Pachna partly contained; risk of flare up remains

A fire raging near Pachna since around noon on Monday has been partially contained but the risk of a flare up remains, the Cyprus...

Fire between Pachna-Malia still raging out of control

A fire which broke out a little before noon between Malia and Pachna in the Limassol district is continuing to rage out of control,...

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...

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Swimming pools mark start of phase 3 of lockdown exit

  Phase three of the relaxation of restrictions gets underway today with the opening of swimming pools under stringent new hygiene protocols that were published...

Mourners gather in Minneapolis to remember George Floyd

George Floyd's daughter Gianna, 6, arrives with her mother Roxie Washington to attend the funeral of her father.

‘Get your knee off our necks,’ activist Sharpton tells Floyd memorial

  Prominent civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton told mourners on Thursday George Floyd's fatal encounter with police and the nationwide protests his death...

Strict measures against spread of Covid-19 in Cyprus yielded results

    Cyprus took timely and strict measures against the spread of the coronavirus outbreak and these measures bore fruit, Minister of Justice and Public Order...

Fine today, hot long weekend ahead

  Today will be sunny, with temperatures set to rise from tomorrow making for a long weekend with above average temperatures. In its early morning weather...

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...