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Isolated showers on Tuesday, with yellow alert for thunderstorms

Mainly fine early on Tuesday but increased local cloud will bring isolated showers and possible thunderstorms in northern coastal areas. Light snowfall on Troodos...

Where to get a rapid test on Tuesday

Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees...

302 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths announced on Monday

The Health Ministry announced 302 new Coronavirus cases out of 38,001 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Monday, 1, March, taking confirmed infections to...

CyBC says Eurovision song will not change

Andreas Frangos, President of the Administrative Board of state broadcaster CyBC, said that the song that will represent Cyprus at the Eurovision contest will...

Health Ministry concerned about phenomena of insubordination

Cyprus must continue to show good epidemiological figures in order to be able to enter into more relaxations of COVID measures with determination, gradually...

19-year-old arrested for abducting a minor

A 19-year-old resident of Limassol has been arrested and remanded in custody regarding a case of abducting a minor from her legal guardian. During the...

OKYpY ready to face a third wave of COVID-19

The State Health Services Organization (OKYpY) stated ready to face a possible third wave of COVID-19. The Organization prepared a revised plan for the...

50-year-old in prison for stealing dogs

According to the Police, a farmer complained that his hunting dogs were stolen from the area of Petra tou Romiou. He said that this...

Cyprus remains first among European countries in rapid tests

Cyprus remains in the first position among the EU member-states regarding rapid tests, with 24,196 tests per 100,000 of the population, according to recent...

Monk seems to have sexually abused two children

  Ten days ago, a 27-year-old told the police that a monk had sexually abused him during confession when he was a minor. According to...

President receives UN Secretary-General’s invitation for Geneva informal conference in April

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sent a letter to the President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, inviting him to attend the informal Conference on Cyprus, on...

Visits to healthcare professionals only after reference by GP

Visits to healthcare professionals of the General Health System are only covered by the system if there is reference by the GP, the Health...

This is how listed buildings at the Archbishopric will be saved

In order to preserve Cyprus’s cultural heritage, the Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber (ETEK) suggested several measures including: all listed buildings will be recorded,...

Cyprus landscape glimpses through Marinos Angelides’ aerial photos

Cyprus’ landscape should not be underestimated, amateur photographer Marinos Angelides tells Philenews as he presents his series of aerial photography. Angelides, a computer programmer by...

Two women, aged 35 and 23, sentenced for manufacturing crystal meth

Limassol Assize Court on Monday sentenced to six and three years, respectively, two women, aged 35 and 23, for manufacturing crystal meth. The two women,...

Police issue 148 coronavirus fines in 24 hours, most of them in coastal Limassol

Police in Cyprus handed a total of 148 fines over the past 24 hours for violation of measures aiming to curb the spread of...

24 legal consultants hired by Law Office to help with asylum seekers applications

Twenty four lawyers hired as consultants by Cyprus’ Law Office to speed up the process of applications submitted by international asylum seekers took up...

More organised Christians demand withdrawal of ‘diabolical’ Eurovision song entry

More organised Christians in Cyprus are angry over the country’s offering this year to the annual Eurovision song contest, saying it has scandalised the...

Focus owner Michalis Zolotas, wanted in Cyprus for bribery, arrested in Greece

Shipowner Michalis Zolotas, accused in Cyprus and in Greece of bribery and other crimes, was arrested on Sunday outside his home in the Athens...

Cyprus on Monday further eases second nationwide coronavirus lockdown

Cyprus on Monday reopened high schools, gyms, pools, dance academies and art galleries in a further, slow but steady easing of the country’s second...

Partly cloudy on Monday, with possible local showers

Partly cloudy on Monday with possible local showers mainly in the mountains, inland and southern coastal areas, according to the island's Met Service. Light snowfall...

Top Stories

Even CNN reports on Cyprus Church’s denouncement of ‘devilish’ Eurovision entry

Even CNN international news network could not resist the temptation to report the denouncement by the Cyprus Church of the country's entry to Eurovision, Philenews reported on...

Legislators to decide on Cabinet’s local administration reform referendum proposal

Legislators will soon have to decide whether to accept a Cabinet proposal for an island-wide referendum on local government reform to be held on...

A Thai navy officer swims with a rescued cat on his back

A Thai navy officer swims with a rescued cat on his back in the Andaman Sea

Meghan accuses Buckingham Palace of ‘perpetuating falsehoods’

Prince Harry's wife Meghan has accused Buckingham Palace of "perpetuating falsehoods" about her and her spouse, saying the royal couple would not be silent...

Cyprus is one of the most successful shipping states, says IMO chief

The IMO chief has described Cyprus as one of the most successful shipping states with a significant contribution to global shipping, according to Shipping...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...