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23 July, 2018
 

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Lute wants to cut to the chase while in Cyprus

Lute wants to cut to the chase while in Cyprus

UN special envoy Jane Lute will reportedly keep a low profile during her much anticipated visit on the island, where she will hold separate meetings with the two Cypriot leaders...

EU enlargement commissioner arrives in FYROM

EU enlargement commissioner arrives in FYROM

The European Union's enlargement commissioner has arrived in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to formally announce the start of preparations for the Balkan country to open accession talks with the bloc next year....

Larnaca rash points to marine mites, not jellyfish

Larnaca rash points to marine mites, not jellyfish

Previously reported baby jellyfish stings in Limassol could actually turn out to be marine mites, following a doctor’s diagnosis in a similar incident in Larnaca, while authorities do not yet have a definitive answer...

ImarComms is presenting version 7 of the Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing

ImarComms is presenting version 7 of the Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing

ImarComms is delighted to announce that version 7 of Digital Marketing Institute’s "Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing" is starting on the 17th of October 2018. The lectures will be held at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia...

Turkish court rejects release appeal for Greek soldiers again

Turkish court rejects release appeal for Greek soldiers again

Judges in the Turkish city of Edirne on Tuesday rejected for the fifth time an appeal for the release of two Greek soldiers held in a prison there since early March....

Cyprus recalls ICELAND mixed veggies

Cyprus recalls ICELAND mixed veggies

The government has issued a food alert, recalling a specific brand of frozen mixed vegetables due to the possibility of being infected by bacteria that can cause food poisoning, just one week following another company recall for the same reason...

Officials warn over hot and humid weather

Officials warn over hot and humid weather

High temperatures combined with humidity are creating heat wave conditions this week, with maximum temperatures expected to reach 40 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday...

Dozens of Attica beaches found unfit for swimming

Dozens of Attica beaches found unfit for swimming

Seventy-one out of 323 beaches inspected by the Panhellenic Center for Ecological Research in the Greek capital’s Attica region were found unfit for swimming, with low cleanliness scores going to popular spots like Loutsa, Oropos and Schinias....

EU warns Airbnb over unfair practices

EU warns Airbnb over unfair practices

Cyprus hoteliers got a helping hand this week in their fight for more restrictions on Airbnb, following a European Union warning to the American platform to improve its practices or face action by national consumer agencies...

Woman returns €10,000 she stole from breast cancer society

Woman returns €10,000 she stole from breast cancer society

An employee at the Europa Donna Cyprus, a breast cancer awareness society, was arrested for stealing over €10,000 from the charity...

Greek Cypriot journalists reject bicommunal glossary

Greek Cypriot journalists reject bicommunal glossary

The Cyprus Journalists Union has rejected a controversial bicommunal glossary, saying it acknowledges the good faith effort behind the project while finding the results unacceptable...

Cypriot says British officers raped her in 1956

Cypriot says British officers raped her in 1956

More allegations are piling up in an ongoing case in the UK against British forces, who are accused of torture and even rape during the Greek Cypriot insurgency between 1955 and 1959...

Email phishing scams on the rise in Cyprus

Email phishing scams on the rise in Cyprus

The police cybercrime unit is warning the public of a money extortion scheme, following complaints from people who recently received threatening emails...

ND demands answers about Tsipras's brother's company

ND demands answers about Tsipras's brother's company

The press spokeswoman for conservative New Democracy, Maria Spyraki, on Monday called for answers regarding a public works project apparently granted to a relative of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on the basis of fake documents....

Cops out and about to promote road safety

Cops out and about to promote road safety

Cyprus police is conducting another safety campaign this week, following a series of recent road fatalities, and this time they are focusing on bikers and cyclists...

Leak trial of ex deputy police chief up in the air

Leak trial of ex deputy police chief up in the air

The trial of former deputy police chief Andreas Kyriacou, who is accused of leaking confidential documents, is up in the air after a court deadline last week came and went...

Pictures of the royal family were released following Prince Louis’ christening

Pictures of the royal family were released following Prince Louis’ christening

The four portraits were taken after Prince Louis’ christening in The Chapel Royal at St James’ Palace this past Monday, July 9....

Erdogan says 'will never forget those who embraced coup-plotters'

Erdogan says 'will never forget those who embraced coup-plotters'

In a speech to a large crowd marking the second anniversary of a foiled military coup, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared that he would "never forget those who embraced the coup-plotters" in an apparent dig at Greece where eight Turkish servicemen have sought asylum....

Monaco Telecom takes over MTN Cyprus

Monaco Telecom takes over MTN Cyprus

Monaco Telecom is taking over MTN Cyprus in a €260 million deal that will set a new course for the Cypriot provider as a powerful member of its new European family...

Moody’s says BoC better off after UK sale

Moody’s says BoC better off after UK sale

Rating Agency Moody’s has described the sale of Bank of Cyprus UK as credit positive, noting that the sale would place Bank of Cyprus in a better position to focus on reducing its domestic high stock of problematic loans...

Three pileup accidents cause traffic delays in Limassol

Three pileup accidents cause traffic delays in Limassol

There were three pileups Monday morning in separate accidents on the Nicosia-Limassol highway, with police warning drivers to drive with caution and be patient...

Woman on bicycle killed in Larnaca accident

Woman on bicycle killed in Larnaca accident

A 21-year-old woman was killed Saturday night in Larnaca when a vehicle struck her bicycle from behind on the Ormidia-Achnas road...

Yellow warning as temperature climbs to 41

Yellow warning as temperature climbs to 41

Weather officials issued a Yellow Alert for Saturday from noon until 5pm with temperatures expected to climb to 41 around the capital and relative humidity rising along the southern coast and out west...

Minister unfazed by angry educators

Minister unfazed by angry educators

Thousands of public teachers stood outside the gates of the Education Ministry on Friday, calling on Education Minister Costas Hambiaouris to resign and union members refusing to go to his office to talk things out...

Anastasiades says guarantees cannot be part of solution

Anastasiades says guarantees cannot be part of solution

President Nicos Anastasiades says there can be no solution to the Cyprus problem if a settlement includes guarantees, adding that France is sending a similar message...

Hot weekend ahead with humidity on the rise

Hot weekend ahead with humidity on the rise

It will be a hot weekend with 40 degrees expected on Saturday around the capital and high relative humidity peaking over areas in Limassol and Paphos...

Alexoui files complaint against police

Alexoui files complaint against police

Alexis ‘Alexoui’ Mavromichalis is out on bail and his lawyers are filing a complaint against the police, following a heated exchange he reportedly had with Nicosia’s police chief inspector prior to his release...

Cyprus and Israel talk fire and water

Cyprus and Israel talk fire and water

Israel and Cyprus agreed to develop further their cooperation in water management and firefighting, two areas in which both countries face similar challenges...

Large fire burning grassland in western Crete

Large fire burning grassland in western Crete

A fire that broke out on Thursday morning in the area Ahladia of Sitia, in eastern Crete, was burning shrubs and grassland and was fanned by strong winds....

Truck driver crushed to death in Limassol

Truck driver crushed to death in Limassol

A truck driver was killed in Limassol on Thursday when his own vehicle moved back unexpectedly crushing him to death...