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1. Cyprus wants to be a film industry contender

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-be-a-film-industry-contender

The Cyprus government wants to cut red tape that keeps film producers at bay, with a new bill in parliament aimed at attracting foreign companies that could choose the island for the next blockbuster...

2. Eight to ten dead in Texas high school shooting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eight-to-ten-dead-in-texas-high-school-shooting

At least eight people were killed on Friday in a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, and officers had taken into custody a student who was suspected of carrying out the attack...

3. Drugs behind the cosa nostra of Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drugs-behind-the-cosa-nostra-of-cyprus

Justice Minister Ionas Nicolaou left the possibility wide open that well known individuals and admired businessmen could be taking part in the illegal drug trade in Cyprus, suggesting that competing criminal gangs may be cooperating with each other at a higher level...

4. Cyprus, Malta, Greece want red tape cut to boost shipping

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-malta-greece-want-red-tape-cut-to-boost-shipping

The shipping ministers of Cyprus, Malta and Greece say they want the European Union to cut red tape holding back growth in the sector, which they say provides 2.1 million jobs and 142 billion euros to Europe's economy...

5. Two Brits get into a fist fight over a dog

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-brits-get-into-a-fist-fight-over-a-dog

A British man was sent to the hospital with a head injury after getting involved in an ugly fight with another man over an argument because of a dog that was barking...

6. Unmarried fathers can now get paid paternity leave

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unmarried-fathers-can-now-get-paid-paternity-leave

Members of the House passed a new law extending paternity leave to unmarried fathers, essentially amending legislation from last year that gave paid leave to married dads...

7. Cyprus can play a role in monitoring climate change

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/cyprus-can-play-a-role-in-monitoring-climate-change

Cyprus has a role to play in issues concerning climate change by building up a new station to monitor the effects, General Secretary of the World Meteorological Organisation, Petteri Taalas told CNA...

8. Educator in Stavros’ school under investigation

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/teacher-in-stavros-school-under-investigation

An internal probe into a ‘problem teacher in connection with the fatal injury of a 10-year-old student has angered union teachers, who visited the school premises while their colleagues were talking to investigators...

9. Cyprus hit by mini heat wave

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-hit-by-mini-heat-wave

An odd mixture of very hot daytime weather and unexpectedly cooler evenings is set for Friday and over the weekend, with temperatures in the upper 30’s pledging nothing but pure unadulterated heat while the sun is up...

10. Netanyahu’s son deletes Instagram after ‘F*** Turkey’ post

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netanyahu-s-son-deletes-instagram-after-‘f-turkey-post

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s son crudely weighed in on a diplomatic row between Israel and Ankara — posting “F–k Turkey” on his Instagram account, according to reports...

11. Three killed in two road accidents on same night

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/three-killed-in-two-road-accidents-on-same-night

Three people were killed in two separate collisions Thursday night, with two victims dying in a head on-collision on Paphos-Polis road and another biker in Limassol slamming into a car driven by a man under the influence...

12. Cyprus energy search – averting a US-Turkey crisis

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-energy-search-–-averting-a-us-turkey-crisis

Cyprus continues to proceed with offshore oil and gas projects despite Turkey's opposition...

13. Lidl fined €80,000 for false advertising

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-fined-€80-000-for-false-advertising

Cypriot authorities fined Lidl supermarkets €80,000 for misleading advertising, citing unfair commercial practices following complaints submitted by consumers...

14. Ayia Napa mayor wants to bring the noise down

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ayia-napa-makes-noise-again

Ayia Napa mayor Yiannis Karousos, who has made a name for himself for trying to turn away ‘low-quality young tourists’ in his town, is asking for a noise pollution law to be repealed so that nightclubs could be fined for playing music too loud...

15. Conservation completed on two historic churches in Famagusta

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/conservation-completed-on-two-historic-churches-in-famagusta

A ceremony will be held on May 26 in Turkish-occupied Famagusta to mark the completion of conservation works on two historic churches, located in the walled city...

16. Treppides Group joins London Hedgeweek Funds panel in Malta

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/treppides-joins-london-hedgeweek-panel-on-malta

George P. Nicolaou, member of the Board of Management of Treppides Group and Head of Operations of Finanz Fund Services Ltd, a regulated Fund Administration Company under Malta Financial Services Authority, will be on the speakers panel at an event organised by Hedgeweek in London on the 23rd of May 2018...

17. Health minister calls on doctors to support reform

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-calls-on-doctors-to-stand-with-him

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou held a press conference to address criticism over his actions and ask state doctors to pay no attention to those who oppose reform in the industry...

18. Larnaca medics plead not guilty in school boy's death

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-state-medics-plead-not-guilty

The two Larnaca doctors, who are facing charges of gross negligence in the death of a 10-year-old school boy, pleaded not guilty on Thursday and were set free on bail until their trial in September...

19. Booming Cyprus breaks more tourism records

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/booing-cyprus-breaks-more-tourism-records

An influx of Russian and British tourists has helped Cyprus break more records for the number of arrivals this year...

20. Paphos city hall to raise rainbow flag

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/paphos-city-hall-to-raise-rainbow-flag

Paphos will raise the rainbow flag for the first time this month, as Cyprus celebrates diversity and acceptance in an effort to Make The Change...

21. Thomas Cook buoyed by strong demand for Turkey, Greece, Egypt holidays

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/thomas-cook-buoyed-by-strong-demand-for-turkey-greece-egypt-holidays

British holiday company Thomas Cook said it was on track to meet annual forecasts helped by strong demand for holidays to Turkey, Greece and Egypt, and as part of its plan to shift capacity away from parts of Spain where margins are lower...

22. Court martial punishes soldiers for abusing kitten

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-court-martial-punishes-soldiers-for-abusing-kitten

A group of soldiers who violently threw a kitten into the street were sentenced 20 days by a court martial, with the Defence Ministry scrambling to come up with ways to prevent such brutal acts in the future...

23. Questions raised over school safety during gym class

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-raised-over-school-safety-during-gym-class

Education Minister Costas Hambiaouris has received the final report on the circumstances surrounding the death of a 10-year-old student in Larnaca, but people are already raising questions about safety on school premises during gym class...

24. EasyJet founder wealthiest Cypriot in the UK

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easyjet-founder-wealthiest-cypriot-in-the-uk

The Sunday Times published the names of 1000 richest people in the UK, with easyJet founder Stelios Hadjioannou topping the list among Cypriots...

25. Property owners turn to Strasbourg over IPC ineffectiveness

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/property-owners-turn-to-strasbourg-over-ipc-ineffectiveness

Greek Cypriots with property in Turkish-held in Famagusta and Kyrenia, call on the Council of Europe to look into their cases, due to the ineffectiveness of the immovable property commission (IPC) which has no jurisdiction in properties located inside “military areas”....

26. Some 32% of child asylum seekers are unaccompanied minors

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-32-of-asylum-seekers-are-unaccompanied-minors

In 2017, 225 unaccompanied minors applied for asylum in Cyprus making up 32.4% of all asylum applications it received, official EU data showed on Wednesday....

27. Police admit handcuffing doctors was not necessary

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-admit-handcuffing-larnaca-doctors-was-not-necessary

Police say handcuffing the two ER doctors in the aftermath of the school boy’s death ‘could have been avoided’ while adding that their focus remains the investigation of the serious incident...

28. International congress on Greece and Cyprus geoparks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/international-congress-on-greece-and-cyprus-geoparks

The first International Congress of UNESCO Geoparks in Greece and Cyprus will take place in Athens on Thursday and Friday...

29. Stone laying for Limassol's casino resort set for June

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stone-laying-for-limassol-s-casino-resort-set-for-june

The stone laying ceremony for the Cypriot casino resort will take place in June, with temporary facilities ready to run in the summer ahead of the main attraction two years later...

30. Cyprus has lowest annual inflation in the EU

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-has-lowest-annual-inflation-in-the-eu

Cyprus registered the lowest annual inflation in the European Union for April 2018, with a rate of -0.3%, according to Eurostat....