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1. EU warns Airbnb over unfair practices

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/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...

2. Cyprus recalls TESCO frozen veggies

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-recalls-tesco-frozen-veggies

The government has issued a food alert, recalling specific brands of frozen vegetables by Tesco due to the possibility of being infected by bacteria that can cause food poisoning...

3. Ditch the bag or pay the charge

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ditch-the-bag-or-pay-the-charge

Supermarkets and other shops will be required to charge customers for plastic bags on Sunday, based on a new executive order by the President’s Cabinet...

4. Take-away lessons from 'Cyprus in the digital agenda'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-away-lessons-from-cyprus-in-the-digital-agenda

Cyprus is turning the page in the digital age era but there are still many steps in the path forward. This appears to be the general conclusion from Thursday’s conference on "Cyprus in the Digital Agenda" organised by Kathimerini newspaper and the SPP MEDIA Group...

5. Turkey's Muslim-friendly holidays find a modest place in the sun

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/turkey-s-muslim-friendly-holidays-find-a-modest-place-in-the-sun

Turkey’s $26 billion tourism industry has been battered by security fears and political disputes in recent years but one corner of the market is quietly growing - beach holidays for conservative Muslims...

6. M&S to close 100 UK stores in four years

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/m-s-to-close-100-uk-stores-in-four-years

British retailer Marks & Spencer plans to close more than 100 stores in its home market by 2022, accelerating a drive to re-shape its business as it strives to make at least a third of sales online...

7. 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...

8. 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....

9. UK food prices likely to rise without a Brexit deal

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/uk-food-prices-likely-to-rise-without-a-brexit-deal

Food prices are likely to rise after Brexit if no trade agreement with the EU is reached and there could be shortages of some products...

10. Bank of England keeps powder dry on rate rise

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/bank-of-england-keeps-powder-dry-on-rate-rise

The Bank of England held interest rates and said weak growth during a snowy start to 2018 was likely to be only temporary, but it wanted to see a pick-up in the economy in the next few months before raising borrowing costs...

11. Battery charger for car toy withdrawn from the market

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/battery-charger-for-car-toy-withdrawn-from-the-market

Authorities are warning the public that a battery charger under the name brand “Shortcut” is not suitable for European consumers and are urging consumers to discontinue any use immediately...

12. Twitter urges all users to change passwords after glitch

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/twitter-urges-all-users-to-change-passwords-after-glitch

Twitter urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system rather than disguised by a process known as “hashing”...

13. Facebook to play cupid in online dating debut

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/facebook-to-play-cupid-in-online-dating-debut

Facebook is entering the dating game to matchmake millions of people on the world’s largest online social network and nudge them into spending more time there...

14. Economic sentiment in Cyprus marginally improves in April

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/economic-sentiment-in-cyprus-marginally-improves-in-april

The Economic Sentiment Indicator ESI, edged up by 1.5 points in April compared with the previous month, reaching 119 points...

15. In Cyprus cash is king

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/in-cyprus-cash-is-king

Cyprus and Greece top the list of eurozone countries where people still prefer to pay with cash, casting doubt over the claim that plastic is replacing paper in money transactions....

16. Hundreds of flights cancelled in Germany as airports hit by public sector strikes

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/hundreds-of-flights-cancelled-in-germany-as-airports-hit-by-public-sector-strikes

Unions will escalate the dispute if employers do not present an offer next week...

17. Saudi Arabia's first new cinema in decades to open

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/saudi-arabia-s-first-new-cinema-in-decades-to-open

Saudi Arabia had some cinemas in the 1970s but its powerful clerics closed them"...

18. UK diesel car sales slump by more than a third

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/demand-for-new-diesel-cars-in-britain-nosedived-by-more-than-a-third-in-march

Sales of diesel cars have slumped in many European countries as regulators and politicians crack down on the segment with plans for bans...

19. Consumers group calls for Easter boycott

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumers-group-calls-for-easter-boycott

The Cyprus Consumers Union is calling for a boycott on seasonal fruit and vegetables, warning businesses that supporters of the group will shop only at produce markets where prices return to normal, lower levels....

20. China retaliates for US tariffs, slaps duties on soybeans, planes, autos

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/china-retaliates-for-us-tariffs-slaps-duties-on-soybeans-planes-autos

The scale of China’s tariff targets was in line with Beijing’s pledge to mount a commensurate response...

21. Easter prices unjustifiably high

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/easter-prices-unjustifiably-high

The price of fruit and vegetables has gone up for the Easter holidays but neither weather nor demand appears to justify how much it is costing the consumers....

22. Starbucks coffee in California must have cancer warning

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/starbucks-coffee-in-california-must-have-cancer-warning

A not-for-profit group sued 90 coffee retailers, including Starbucks, for violating California law requiring companies to warn consumers of chemicals in their products ...

23. UK house price growth unexpectedly slows to seven-month low

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/uk-house-price-growth-unexpectedly-slows-to-seven-month-low

Britain’s housing market has been hit by a squeeze on household incomes caused by higher inflation...

24. Economic Sentiment Indicator decreased by 1.6 points in March

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/economic-sentiment-indicator-decreased-by-1-6-points-in-march

The decline resulted from a worsening of business confidence in services, industry, and among consumers...

25. Study examines Cypriot consumer habits

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/study-examines-cypriot-consumer-habits

The majority of Cypriots prefer dining out over engaging in cultural activities, according to a recent survey, which also points to views that retail will pick it back up again but consumers also expect costs to rise. ...

26. Academic behind Facebook breach says he is a 'scapegoat'

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/academic-behind-facebook-breach-says-he-is-a-scapegoat

Facebook has been rocked by a whistleblower who said that Cambridge Analytica had improperly accessed information on 50 million users...

27. Self-driving Uber car kills woman crossing street

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/self-driving-uber-car-kills-woman-crossing-street

The ride services company said it was suspending North American tests of its self-driving vehicles...

28. UK home-sellers raise prices by most since 2007

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/uk-home-sellers-raise-prices-by-most-since-2007

Asking prices in the first quarter of 2018 as a whole were 3 percent higher than at the end of 2017...

29. Google makes push to turn product searches into cash

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/google-makes-push-to-turn-product-searches-into-cash

Over the past two years, mobile searches asking where to buy products soared by 85 percent...

30. RYANAIR LAUNCHES 12 NEW ROUTES FROM PAPHOS FOR WINTER 2018

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ryanair-launches-12-new-routes-from-paphos-for-winter-2018

12 new routes are: Amman, Bournemouth, Bratislava, Bucharest, Budapest, Chania, Dublin, Kaunas, Krakow, Liverpool, Riga & Tallinn ...