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1. European Parliament elects 14 new vice-presidents in rounds of voting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-elects-14-new-vice-presidents-in-rounds-of-voting

On Tuesday evening, the European Parliament announced the election of 14 new Vice-Presidents following two rounds of voting by MEPs....

2. Cyprus lags behind EU average in hospital beds per capita

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lags-behind-eu-average-in-hospital-beds-per-capita

In 2022, Cyprus had significantly fewer hospital beds per person compared to the European Union (EU) average, according to Eurostat. Specifically, Cyprus had about 313 hospital beds for every 100,000 people, while the EU average was 516 beds per 100,000 people....

3. Hidden threat: Trifluoroethanoic acid found in European drinking water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hidden-threat-trifluoroethanoic-acid-found-in-european-drinking-water

A recent study has uncovered a concerning issue in Europe's drinking water: the presence of trifluoroethanoic acid (TFA), a chemical that current tests don't detect. The study, conducted by PAN Europe, found TFA in tap water and bottled mineral water across several European countries....

4. How Russian LNG still powers Europe despite sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-russian-lng-still-powers-europe-despite-sanctions

The Yakov Gakkel LNG tanker plays a crucial role in maintaining Europe's gas supply, transporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Siberia to European terminals....

5. Transport minister Vafeades calls for fair climate laws in shipping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-minister-vafeades-calls-for-fair-climate-laws-in-shipping

Transport Minister Alexis Vafeades spoke of the need to prevent the side effects of legislation to tackle climate change on the shipping sector and ports, during discussions in the Transport Council of the EU held on Tuesday in Luxembourg....

6. Countries must create greenspaces by 2050, according to new EU law

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/countries-must-create-greenspaces-by-2050-according-to-new-eu-law

The European Union has approved a new law aimed at restoring nature across its member countries, according to a report by Kathimerini's Alexandra Voudouri. ...

7. Unveiling the earliest account of Jesus Christ's childhood

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unveiling-the-earliest-account-of-jesus-christ-s-childhood

A recently unearthed manuscript, dating back to the 4th or 5th century, tucked away in the Hamburg Carl von Ossietzky State and University Library, has been identified by researchers as the earliest surviving account of Jesus Christ's childhood....

8. European Parliament elections see rightward shift

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-parliament-elections-see-rightward-shift

Voters across Europe cast their ballots on Sunday in the European Parliament elections, likely shifting the assembly to the right and increasing the number of euroskeptic nationalists. ...

9. Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-europe-in-prison-overcrowding

Cyprus leads Europe in prison overcrowding and the percentage of female inmates, according to the Council of Europe’s Annual Penal Statistics on Prison Populations (SPACE I) for 2023, released Thursday....

10. Elections 2024: When, where, and how it all happens

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/elections-2024-when-where-and-how-it-all-happens

Preparations for the June 9 elections in Cyprus are nearing completion, according to Menelaos Vassiliou, Head of the Electoral Service. Vassiliou assured that all necessary procedures are in the final stages and everything will be ready for a smooth election day....

11. Politico: Ireland, Spain, and Norway to recognize Palestine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/politico-ireland-spain-and-norway-to-recognize-palestine

Ireland, Spain, and Norway announced on Wednesday their decision to officially recognize Palestine as a sovereign state starting next week, a move that has provoked a strong reaction from Israel....

12. Russia's influence tactics exposed in EU election probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-s-influence-tactics-exposed-in-eu-election-probe

Less than two months before European voters in 27 countries take part in EU Parliament elections, Belgium says it is investigating pro-Russian networks that are trying to influence the vote....

13. European elections add twist to Cyprus polls

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-elections-add-twist-to-cyprus-polls

On June 9, Cyprus goes to the polls in the most complicated elections in its history as the European elections and the local government elections are held in parallel, following the reform passed by the Parliament....

14. Tougher regulations loom for tobacco heat sticks in Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tougher-regulations-loom-for-tobacco-heat-sticks-in-europe

European governments are weighing the introduction of tougher rules on cigarette makers’ new zero-tobacco heat sticks, moving to close the loopholes they were designed to exploit just months after their launch. ...

15. Europe's ambitious plan to reignite economic engines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-ambitious-plan-to-reignite-economic-engines

As Europe endeavours to uphold its competitiveness amidst economic rivals, its politicians believe they hold a concealed asset: the savings of its citizens, which remain unused and dormant....

16. Pope defrocks Belgian bishop over sexual abuse allegations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-defrocks-belgian-bishop-over-sexual-abuse-allegations

Pope Francis took action against Roger Vangheluwe, the former Belgian bishop of Brugge, who admitted to sexually abusing his nephew but faced no Vatican punishment until now....

17. Methamphetamine use in Cyprus under scrutiny

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/methamphetamine-use-in-cyprus-under-scrutiny

A pan-european Wastewater Analysis Survey shows that there is a significant use of methamphetamine in Cyprus, but there are lower levels of use than the European average for other substances. ...

18. Cyprus President to speak at College of Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-to-speak-at-college-of-europe

The President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, is visiting Bruges, Belgium, on Wednesday, where he will address the College of Europe....

19. Cyprus and EU allies forge €7.4B deal with Egypt to transform energy landscape

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-eu-allies-forge-€7-4b-deal-with-egypt-to-transform-energy-landscape

European Union and Egyptian leaders joined forces on Sunday to sign a substantial €7.4 billion financial package aimed at bolstering Egypt's economy, enhancing energy trade with Europe, and addressing irregular migrant flows....

20. Future ships to navigate seas without crews

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/future-ships-to-navigate-seas-without-crews

In what seems like a scene from science fiction, the future of ocean exploration is unfolding before our eyes....

21. Cyprus sees record 4,388 new voters joining European elections

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-record-4-388-new-voters-joining-european-elections

To date a total of 4,388 new voters have been registered to vote for the June 9 elections, of which 1,386 concern Europeans residing in Cyprus for the forthcoming local administration elections. There were also 34 applications from Europeans for the European elections. ...

22. EU mulls tax breaks for islands nations on aviation fuel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-mulls-tax-breaks-for-islands-nations-on-aviation-fuel

European Union nations are in talks to grant exemptions for a proposed EU-wide tax on aviation fuel, particularly favoring islands. A draft document from Belgium,...

23. Farmers erect barricades, confront police at EU summit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-erect-barricades-confront-police-at-eu-summit

Tensions escalated between farmers and police in Brussels as agriculture ministers from the 27 EU countries convened today. ...

24. Greek farmers descend on Athens protesting economic hardships

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-farmers-descend-on-athens-protesting-economic-hardships

In a demonstration mirroring concerns across Europe, Greek farmers drove tractors into Athens on Tuesday to protest outside parliament, citing issues with rising energy costs, foreign competition, and recent flooding. ...

25. Greece joins 28 nations in recognizing same-sex families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-joins-28-nations-in-recognizing-same-sex-families

In a groundbreaking move, Greece has joined over 37 nations in granting recognition and equal rights to families with same-sex parents....

26. Cyprus' 3.7% greenhouse gas increase stands out in EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-3-7-greenhouse-gas-increase-stands-out-in-eu

In the third quarter of 2023, greenhouse gas emissions through economic activity had increased by 3.7% in Cyprus and decreased by 7.1%......

27. AC/DC unveils 'Power Up' European tour

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ac-dc-unveils-power-up-european-tour

Iconic rock band AC/DC is set to electrify Europe this summer with their highly anticipated POWER UP tour, featuring two nights at Wembley Stadium in England....

28. Farmers protest outside European Parliament over taxes and imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/farmers-protest-outside-european-parliament-over-taxes-and-imports

In a fervent display of frustration, angry farmers ignited fires outside the European Parliament building in Brussels today, venting their grievances against taxes, escalating costs, and the influx of cheap imports....

29. Transport for London accused of exploiting EU drivers for fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/transport-for-london-accused-of-exploiting-eu-drivers-for-fines

European governments allege one of the largest data breaches in EU history as Transport for London (TfL) accused of illegally obtaining personal data for fines....

30. Cyprus dominates EU exports in November

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-cyprus-dominates-eu-exports-in-november

Cyprus recorded the highest annual increase in exports among the member states of the EU in November 2023 compared to November 2022......

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