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Coronavirus: Another nine test positive in Turkish-held north Cyprus

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Turkish held north Cyprus has risen to 56 after another nine tested positive today. This was announced by...

Coronavirus: Nine Turkish-Cypriots died from virus in Britain

Nine Turkish-Cypriots that lived in Britain have died from Covid-19, as revealed by the president of the Turkish Cypriot Youth Association UK Nafiya Horozoğlu...

Road Transport Department extends validity of M.O.T certificate to end of April

The Road Transport Department announced on Thursday the extension of the validity of the M.O.T. certificate (roadworthiness test) for vehicles to the end of...

Coronavirus: Government announces 9 month moratorium on loan instalments

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides on Thursday announced a nine month moratorium on loan instalments in order to bolster households and businesses battered by the...

Presidential Commissioner hands over first batch of medicine for Turkish Cypriots

The office of the Presidential Commissioner handed over on Thursday a batch of medicine for Turkish Cypriot patients, who are registered at Gesy, the...

Coronavirus: A doctor from Paphos Hospital rushed to ICU at Limassol Hospital

A doctor from the Pneumonology Clinic of Paphos Hospital was rushed to Limassol Hospital's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on Thursday, the CNA reports. The doctor's...

Full solidarity with Greece, Bulgaria & Cyprus over borders expressed in EU Council draft conclusions

Full solidarity with Greece, Bulgaria and Cyprus over the border situation and migration is expressed in the European Council teleconference draft conclusions of the...

Coronavirus: Public and private hospitals join forces to tackle pandemic

Public and private hospitals are joining forces, forming a partnership to tackle the COVID19 pandemic. The two sides have reached an agreement the terms...

Cyprus is evaluating choroquine as a drug which could be used against Covid-19

A consultative committee of experts at the Cyprus Ministry of Health is in the process of evaluating a medicine, specifically chloroquine, used against the...

Coronavirus: Freeze on evictions for non-payment of rent until May 31

Moving to give hard-pressed tenants a temporary respite, the Council of Ministers on Thursday approved a bill suspending evictions until May 31 for non-payment...

Coronavirus: Two more patients discharged on Thursday from Famagusta Hospital

Two more patients cured from Covid-19 were discharged around noon on Thursday from the referral hospital in Famagusta, the CNA reports. The cured patients are...

Coronavirus: Cabinet approves bill for €150 on the spot fine; up to €3000 for those to be charged in court

  Sending a clear message that it was serious about enforcing stay at home rules, the Council of Ministers on Thursday adopted two proposals that...

Coronavirus: Council of Ministers approves €50,000 emergency funding to animal NGOs

The government will give €50,000 in emergency funds to beleaguered animal welfare associations as they struggle to feed animals under stringent restrictions imposed to...

Coronavirus: Companies donate masks for health professionals

Companies have heeded a call from the Chamber of Commerce to donate protective gear  to boost the health services' efforts to address the coronavirus...

Coronavirus: More than 4000 Covid-19 tests at CING so far

The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) has carried out more than 4000 Covid-19 tests so far, its executive director Leonidas Phylactou told...

Coronavirus: A round-up of the latest developments in Cyprus

Another eight people tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday in the Republic of Cyprus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 132, while...

Coronavirus: Two arrested in Paphos for verbally abusing police officers during documents check

Two foreign nationals were arrested by Paphos police on Wednesday night for abusing the police officers who stopped them to check whether they had...

Coronavirus: Three repatriation flights from Larnaca today

Another three repatriation flights are scheduled from Larnaca Airport today taking tourists stranded in Cyprus back home. According to a post on the website of...

Coronavirus: Big batch of samples taken at Larnaca Hospital comes out negative

Good news on Thursday for Larnaca Hospital as 83 of the 180 samples taken for analysis from the Pathology Clinic at Larnaca hospital came...

Coronavirus: Peyia Municipality sets up team to monitor compliance with decrees, help vulnerable

Peyia Municipality has set up a team to monitor compliance with decrees to contain the spread of coronavirus, Mayor Marinos Lambrou told the Cyprus...

Coronavirus: The Crisis Management Centre to the rescue of pets trapped at home

Among the hundreds of calls that come through to the national Crisis Management Centre at the Foreign Ministry are those of people stranded abroad...

Top Stories

Man attacks police during restriction checks, in custody

A 30 year old Georgian man was remanded in custody for 2 days by the district court in Limassol after attacking officers and damaging...

First batch of Chinese medical aid to Cyprus is ready

The first batch of the Chinese medical supplies assistance to Cyprus in aid of its coronavirus fight, is ready for transport, said Ambassador Huang...

Hope shines-Wuhan, source of virus, lifting lockdown

Τhe Chinese city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged, began lifting a two-month lockdown today by restarting some metro services and reopening...

First coronavirus death in Turkish-held north

The first coronavirus death was reported in Turkish-held north Cyprus this morning. The victim is a 67 year old German tourist, a man with an...

Blood donations as normal, new appeal

Blood donations continue as normal, in line with pandemic restrictions and safety protocols, said the Health Ministry's Blood Centre in a new appeal, calling...

Taste

Village salad

A must-have with every meal is a village salad. You will find it in every tavern or greek restaurant you visit in Cyprus. Make...

Courgettes with eggs

Heat the oil in a frying pan and fry the courgettes at a medium heat until they soften. Add salt and add the eggs....

Classic Pastitsio

Prepare the mince sauce: heat the butter in a pan and sauté the mince with the onion and garlic until nicely browned, mixing well....

Grilled vegetable and goat cheese rolls

Brush the vegetables with olive oil and season. Heat a pan/griddle and cook them carefully until golden on both sides, making sure their shape...