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Famagusta Reference Hospital for covid on high alert

Famagusta General Hospital – the island’s covid-19 reference one – went on alert on Tuesday after it reached a record high of 70 patients...

Forty eight citizens fined for violating preventive covid-19 measures

Police handed out fines to 48 citizens all across Cyprus over the part 24 hours for violations of measures aiming to prevent the spread...

After first rainfall, flamingos are back to Larnaca’s wetlands – PHOTOS

Winter in coastal Larnaca region’s wetland is never complete without a visit from the distinctive flamingos and true to form they are back again...

‘Apostle Pavlos’ special education school on alert, 37 covid cases recorded

‘Apostle Pavlos’ special education school in Liopetri went on alert after 37 people there tested positive to coronavirus late on Monday. Board chairman of the...

Attempted murder of foreign man outside his Strovolos home

Police are investigating a case of attempted murder after a 28-year-old foreign man was attacked late on Monday outside his home in Strovolos, Nicosia...

Increased cloud coverage all across Cyprus on Tuesday

Increased cloud coverage all across the island on Tuesday, according to the Meteorology Service. Winds will be light to moderate, force two to three Beaufort,...

234 new PCR cases announced on Monday

The Health Ministry also announced 234 new Coronavirus cases out of 5,167 PCR tests on Monday 23 November and another 70 out of 5,665...

State Health Organization: 170 nurses hired

The State Health Services Organization (OKYpY) noted that so far 170 nurses have been asked to sign contracts. This was said in reply to...

Negative record of confirmed COVID-19 cases from rapid tests in Fanagusta

Famagusta seems to have a negative record of confirmed COVID-19 cases found by antigen rabid tests, compared to other towns. From 16 November, when the...

Cyprus, Slovakia FMs discuss Turkey’s provocations in Varosha, EEZ

Turkey’s escalating provocations in relation to Varosha, as well as in Cyprus’s EEZ and maritime zones, has been discussed between Cyprus Foreign Minister Nicos...

40-year-old missing from Nicosia (PHOTO)

Police are looking for 40-year old Parminder VIRDI from India, who has been reported missing from the house where he is working in Nicosia...

British Bases Police looking for man in relation with theft (PHOTOS)

The British Bases Police announced that on 17 October 2020 at 19:30 a man went into the Church of Agios Georgios Angona, opened the...

Two people wanted for theft (PHOTOS)

Police are looking for information that could help locate two individuals in relation with the theft of property that took place on 28 March...

Paphos Police operation to combat traffic violations

The Paphos Traffic Police proceeded yesterday with an operation aiming to combat traffic violations. According to the Police, between 07:00 and 18:30 members of the...

Man stabbed due to differences about fishing materials

The Police in Paphos yesterday arrested a 39-year-old woman for stabbing and injuring a 39-year-old man on Saturday afternoon. Another three persons are wanted...

More people seen taking Holy Communion these days

At the time when church services in Limassol and Paphos take place without people due to the restrictive measures for COVID-19, the churches in...

Government reacting to T/C decision about 24-hour-test at checkpoints

The decision of the occupation “authorities” to demand as of today that all Greek Cypriots wishing to cross into the pseudostate have a negative...

Hunter fined €500 for using forbidden poaching device

A 35-year-old hunter from Paphos district was fined €500 for using a machine which mimics the sounds of various birds, a forbidden hunting practice,...

Coronavirus advisory team to review new state of play on Monday

The government’s coronavirus advisory team on Monday afternoon is to review the new state of play in Cyprus after 10 days of additional preventive...

Natural gas to pave way for “substantially” lower electricity bills

Liquefied natural gas will lead to substantially lower household electricity bills in Cyprus which now has the seventh highest rate in Europe per kilowatt. This...

Greek Cypriots opt for civil weddings because of coronavirus

More and more Greek Cypriots are turning to civil marriage in recent times, mainly due to the coronavirus and the restrictions that come with...

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220 new cases through PCR tests, one death announced on Thursday

The Health Ministry announced the death of a man aged 84, with underlying conditions who had been treated at the Famagusta General Hospital. The...

Labor Minister: Support schemes averted drastic rise in unemployment

The package launched by the government to support employees and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic has averted a drastic rise in unemployment, Minister of...

Law for protection of welfare of animals voted

The Ministry of Agriculture hailed the voting of the bill to protect the welfare of animals by the plenary session of Parliament this afternoon. According...

EU fines Teva, Cephalon 60.5 mln euros for delaying cheaper drug

The European Commission on Thursday (November 26) fined pharmaceutical company Teva and its now subsidiary Cephalon 60.5 million euros for agreeing to delay a...

‘Smart and green’ cities in Cyprus soon, Chief Scientist tells CNA

Can research and innovation provide solutions to better serve the citizen and reduce pollution in cities? The answer is that in practice this does...

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...