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New yellow alert as Cyprus continues to bake

The Met Office issued a new extreme high temperature warning for Saturday, the third in as many days, saying temperatures will hit 40 C...

Sky news: Dead green turtle found with 183 pieces of plastic in its gut in Cyprus

A green turtle that washed up dead on a beach in Cyprus was found with 183 pieces of plastic in its gastrointestinal tract, Sky...

Attempt to desecrate Christofias’ grave slammed

An attempt has been made to desecrate the grave of former President Demetris Christofias who died in June, his daughter in law said in...

Leaders to finalise Terms of Reference, to hold tripartite meeting with Guterres

The leaders of the two communities pledged to continue engaging in efforts to finalise the UNSG's Terms of Reference  for an effective dialogue and...

Police investigate scam crowdfunding for Natalie’s funeral

Police's cyber crime unit is investigating a case of forgery online to crowdfund for donations for the funeral of British Cypriot astrophysicist Natalie Christopher...

Overseas Cypriots to discuss ways to avert Islamization of occupied areas

Overseas Cypriots who will gather in Nicosia on August 27-30 for their annual Conference will discuss, among others, ways by which they can contribute to...

British woman who claimed she was gang raped launches crowdfunding bid to cover legal fees

A 19 year old British woman accused of making a false gang rape allegation is attempting to raise £15,000 to pay her legal fees,...

Museum searches for Jews deported to Cyprus in 1940s

A search is on for former inmates of the British internment camps set up in Cyprus to house Jewish immigrants trying to illegally reach...

Larnaca: Women sought after purse with €20,00 stolen from shop (photos)

Police are looking for two women in connection with the theft of purse containing €20,000 from a Larnaca shop. The complaint was filed by the...

Police campaign against ‘pirate’ taxi drivers

Police said on Friday that they will launch a three week campaign to clamp down on the illegal transport of passengers by private drivers. They...

Police introduce triple patrols speed checks on highways

Changes are being introduced in the way police patrols operate both on the highways and in cities. Shortly after instructing officers not to hide when...

66 year old man critical after a fall

A 66 year old man is in critical condition in Nicosia Hospital after a fall at his home in Aradippou, Police said the man had...

Cyprus leaders to discuss prospects to resume talks during informal meeting

An informal meeting between the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, and the Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, is set to take place this morning...

Greek Cypriot man killed in road accident in occupied north

A Greek Cypriot man was killed early on Thursday afternoon in a road collision in the Turkish occupied north, the Cyprus News Agency reports. He...

Rescued young foxes return to their natural habitat (video, photos)

Romulos and Rea, two fox cubs found next to their dead mother in May, have fully recovered and have been released back to their...

‘Living Life Joyfully’ run for Natalie on Saturday

The Cyprus Trail Runners will hold a group trail run at Athalassa Park for Natalie Christopher. Natalie  was found dead in a 20 metre ravine...

Limassol: Fire services rescue fisherman

The fire services on Thursday rescued a man who fell in the sea and became stuck between rocks near the new Limassol port. The fire...

Another yellow alert as heat wave grips Cyprus

The Met Office has issued another extreme high temperature warning, the second in as many days. The yellow alert is valid from 12 noon to...

Cyprus seeks to halve road deaths by 2030

In an attempt to stem the bloodshed on the roads, the government reiterated on Thursday that it is aiming to halve road fatalities by...

Minister tours rare Akaki mosaics depicting scenes from chariot race (photos)

Transport Minister Vassiliki Anastasiadou on Thursday visited an archaeological site in Akaki where excavations of a villa have uncovered a rare 4th century AD...

Five candidates to run for Mayor of Famagusta

Five candidates will compete in the elections for Famagusta Mayor, succeeding Alexis Galanos who died last month. Famagusta District Officer George Christofinis said a total...

Top Stories

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...

Shops closed for Holy Spirit Monday

The Labour Ministry said today that all general shops will remain closed for the public holiday of Whit Monday (Kataklysmos) on June 8. It added...

Kindergartens, special schools open on June 9

  Public and private kindergartens reopen on June 9, the Education Ministry said on Wednesday, citing an earlier decision by the Council of Ministers. Their operation...

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...