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Heavy fines, hunting bans for bird trappers in British bases

More than €10,000 in court fines have been issued to illegal bird trappers in sovereign bases’ area in the past few weeks. Alongside a...

Conflicting scientific views on extend of covid-19 spread in Cyprus

There are conflicting views by members of the scientific team advising the Cyprus government on the novel covid-19 virus and the extend of its...

Ireland drops Cyprus from covid-19 “green list”

Ireland on Wednesday downgraded Cyprus from its “green list” that drops a 14-day quarantine requirement for travellers arriving from countries with a low covid-19...

Cyprus says ready to send medical teams to Lebanon, as death toll rises to 100

As death toll from a massive blast which ripped through Beirut port has risen to 100, neighbouring Cyprus has said it stood ready to...

Akamas communities confronted with serious demographic decline

Akamas region communities are confronted with a serious demographic decline and they are slowly but steadily deserted, Philenews reported on Wednesday citing statistical data. Specifically,...

British woman arrested after husband is stabbed with kitchen knife over financial dispute

Paphos police have arrested a 53-year-old British woman who appears to have injured her husband with a kitchen knife following a domestic violence incident...

Foreign Minister says Cyprus ready to assist disaster-hit Lebanon

Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides has expressed Cyprus' readiness to provide evacuation and other assistance to neighbouring Lebanon after Tuesday's two huge explosions which left...

Cyprus diplomatic mission in Beirut sustains damage from blasts

The chancery of the Embassy of Cyprus in Beirut as well as the Ambassador's residence on Tuesday sustained damage from the two explosions which...

Twenty-five new corona virus cases detected out of 3,988 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 25 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Mainly fine weather with new yellow alert for extremely high temperatures

Mainly fine weather on Wednesday with yet another yellow alert for extremely high temperatures issued – in effect from 1pm to 5pm. Temperatures are expected...

People needed to manage thermal cameras

The Ministry of Health announced a tender for the purchase of services by health professionals for the management of thermal cameras at Larnaca and...

More than 27,000 passengers from categories A–B were checked since flights resumed

Cyprus' Health Ministry announced today that a total of 27,334 passengers were tested for Covid–19 coming from countries listed in categories A and B,...

What you need to know if you are travelling to Cyprus

As part of the Government's strategy for managing the corona virus pandemic, the safeguarding of Public Health and limiting the entry of Covid-19 incidents...

One person of the four persons wanted for violations of Covid-19 quarantine rules, located

Following the Ministry of Health's actions to identify to police four persons who were not responsive to calls by the health authorities trying to...

Recent Covid-19 cases in Limassol do not constitute a second wave, Professor Karayiannis says

Recent confirmed Covid-19 cases in Limassol do not constitute a second wave of the corona virus, Petros Karayiannis, member of the scientific advisory team...

Limassolians rushing to get tested for Covid-19

Office call centres of Limassol's GP's have caught fire as citizens exhibiting at least one Covid-19 related symptom call them up asking for testing...

Authorities clean up Peyia sea caves from oil (VIDEO)

The Fisheries Department on Tuesday released a video showing an oil spill response plan at Peyia sea caves which the protected Mediterranean monk seal (Monachus monachus) uses...

Police are looking for possible violators of Covid-19 quarantine rules

The Ministry of Health on Monday sent to police the names of four persons who do not respond to calls by health authorities trying...

Cyprus gets 100 new police officers and fire fighters

A total of 100 new police officers and fire fighters were sworn in on Monday in an effort to strengthen the numbers of these...

Cyprus revises list of countries from which passengers are accepted

The Health Ministry on Tuesday announced the revised list of countries from which Cyprus accepts passengers - a measure taken in a bid to...

Interior Minister wants remedies to town ‘ghettos’, building permit illegalities

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris wants all four big municipalities in Cyprus to remedy illegalities regarding violations in building permits or dilapidated premises turned into...

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Fourteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,539 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 14 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Cyprus will stand by Lebanon, FM wrote in Book of Condolence

Cyprus will stand by Lebanon during these challenging times and will provide all possible aid and support in an effort to alleviate the immense...

Cyprus stands ready to offer any help that Lebanon requests, Justice Minister says

Cyprus Justice and Public Order Minister Emily Yiolitis has said that Cyprus is ready to offer any help that Lebanon requests. Yiolitis visited on Friday...

Four-member team of ‘Volunteer Doctors Cyprus’ travels to Beirut Sunday

A four-member team of "Volunteer Doctors Cyprus" departs on Sunday for Beirut to offer assistance at local hospitals. The team will provide help for the...

Cyprus’ Agriculture Minister expects joint meeting with EU Commissioners to discuss halloumi registration

Cyprus’ Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis said on Friday that he expects a joint meeting to be arranged with competent European Commissioners, in order...

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...