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1. King's Birthday celebrated with classic British flair

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/king-s-birthday-celebrated-with-classic-british-flair

The British High Commission in Cyprus hosted a lively reception at the British High Commissioner's residence on Wednesday evening to celebrate King Charles III's birthday....

2. Cyprus owes the UK over £1.4M in London congestion charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-owes-the-uk-over-£1-4m-in-london-congestion-charges

Transport for London (TfL), the authority managing the British capital’s transportation system, has published an updated list of foreign embassies that have refused to pay the Congestion Charge, a fee imposed since 2003 on vehicles entering the city center....

3. AstroBank's record-breaking year: €30.4M in profits for 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/astrobank-s-record-breaking-year-€30-4m-in-profits-for-2023

AstroBank reported Profit After Tax of €30.4 million for 2023, representing a return on equity (RoE) of 13.9%, compared with €12.2 million and RoE of 6.2% for 2022, achieving an increase on profit of 150%, mainly due to increased interest income....

4. Spain to end ''golden visa'' scheme for real estate investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-to-end-golden-visa-scheme-for-real-estate-investment

Spain's Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, announced the discontinuation of the ''golden visa'' scheme, which grants residency rights to foreigners investing in real estate....

5. Cuellar receives London's assurance on Cyprus problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cuellar-receives-london-s-assurance-on-cyprus-problem

UN Secretary-General's personal envoy on Cyprus, María Angela Holguín Cuéllar, received reassurances by UK officials during her contacts in London on Thursday......

6. UN envoy Cuellar initiates diplomatic odyssey in Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-envoy-cuellar-initiates-diplomatic-odyssey-in-cyprus-talks

Maria-Angela Olguin Cuellar has been in Athens since Monday morning, following her departure from Cyprus, where she engaged with key figures including the former President, Nikos Anastasiades......

7. British High Commissioner summoned over comments on Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commissioner-summoned-over-comments-on-kathimerini

British High Commissioner to Cyprus Irfan Siddiq was summoned on Tuesday to the Foreign Ministry for a demarche, Government Spokesperson Konstantinos Letymbiotis told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA),...

8. Government disputes UK High Commissioner's call for incentives in Cyprus talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-disputes-uk-high-commissioner-s-call-for-incentives-in-cyprus-talks

The Cypriot Government does not accept the position expressed by British High Commissioner Irfan Siddique that the Turkish Cypriots want incentives for the resumption of talks....

9. T/C's want incentives from G/C's to return to talks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/t-c-s-want-incentives-from-g-c-s-to-return-to-talks

''I personally think there is flexibility in the positions expressed by the Turkish side" says British High Commissioner Irfan Siddiq, explaining that "they want to have the right to talk about a separate state...''...

10. Cyprus hosts high-level leadership training with UK partnership (updated)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-cyprus-leadership-program-stirs-debate-on-defence-cooperation

A ''Strategic Leadership Programme'' in collaboration with the High Commission of the United Kingdom in Cyprus, the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom and Cranfield University......

11. British High Commissioner affirms legality of military bases usage in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commissioner-affirms-legality-of-military-bases-usage-in-cyprus

The British High Commissioner in Cyprus, Irfan Siddiq, emphasized that the utilization of the British military bases in Cyprus is in accordance with international law and the commitments made to the Republic of Cyprus....

12. UK and Cyprus to strengthen global collaboration

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-and-cyprus-to-strengthen-global-collaboration

The UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office Director General for Europe, Peter Wilson and the Republic of Cyprus Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary, Kyriacos Kouros chaired the first annual review of the UK-Cyprus Memorandum of Understanding....

13. Guardian: Russian money flows ''without questions'' in the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guardian-russian-money-flows-without-questions-in-the-occupied-territories

In the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus, an influx of Russian speakers, particularly from the former Soviet Union, has turned the area into a real estate hotspot. ...

14. UK accused of turning a blind eye to Israel-Palestine war

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-accused-of-turning-a-blind-eye-to-israel-palestine-war

Concerns that the UK Foreign Office has neglected the Israel-Palestine conflict in its tilt to the Indo-Pacific and the pursuit of trade deals across the Middle East is to be investigated by the foreign affairs select committee....

15. The surge of violence in the Middle East

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-surge-of-violence-in-the-middle-east

The latest escalation of conflict in the Middle East marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing Arab-Israeli dispute....

16. UN secures Pyla buffer zone agreement

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-secures-pyla-buffer-zone-agreement

In a recent statement, the United Nations has announced a breakthrough in Pyla. According to their announcement, they have reached arrangements that are poised to bring resolution to the ongoing situation....

17. Queer Wave 2023: 4th year for the Cyprus LGBTQ+ Film Festival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-queer-wave-2023-4th-year-for-the-cyprus-lgbtq-film-festival

For the fourth year, the LGBTQ+ Cyprus Film Festival "Queer Wave 2023" will occur in Nicosia from September 8 to 17....

18. Pyla developments raise alarm in Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pyla-developments-raise-alarm-in-nicosia

For months, the intention of the Turkish side to occupy a part of the buffer zone in Nicosia has been known. They plan to construct a road from the village of Arso to Pyla....

19. Clashes erupt in Pyla buffer zone as UN prevent roadwork

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clashes-erupt-in-pyla-buffer-zone-as-un-prevent-roadwork

Clashes erupted this morning within the buffer zone near Pyla, Cyprus, as Turkish Cypriots confronted United Nations personnel. The incident unfolded as UN peacekeepers intervened to block unauthorized road construction between occupied Arsus and Pyla, which violates the established status quo....

20. Tourism to drop by 10% in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-to-drop-by-10-in-the-mediterranean

According to tourism agencies and experts, the high summer temperatures in Southern Europe could permanently change tourist habits, with more travelers choosing more relaxed destinations or taking their vacations in spring or autumn to avoid excessive heat. ...

21. Double the number of tourist transfers to the occupied territories

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/double-the-number-of-tourist-transfers-in-the-occupied-territories

The arrival of 11 tourists in Cyprus, through the country's legal airports, and then a number of them arriving in the occupied areas, is not a daily phenomenon....

22. Experts to take charge of high-profile corruption cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-to-take-charge-of-high-profile-corruption-cases

The Anti-Corruption Authority has initiated investigations and assessments of the complaints it has received....

23. Siddiq applauds Cyprus' response to Russian sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/siddiq-applauds-cyprus-response-to-russian-sanctions

British High Commissioner to Cyprus Irfan Siddiq expressed his encouragement at the excellent collaboration with Government and industry in Cyprus, regarding UK sanctions of Cypriot entities linked to Russia...

24. FinMin underlines the importance of disciplined policy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finmin-underlines-the-importance-of-disciplined-policy

The contact circle with the banks has not been completed, and there will be a new one to adopt measures that will provide relief to borrowers regarding the increased interest rates....

25. British expertise on the table as Leo Docherty speaks to Kathimerini

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-expertise-on-the-table-as-leo-docherty-speaks-to-kathimerini

In an interview with "K" newspaper, Leo Docherty, the British Minister for Europe, highlighted the British commitment to closer collaboration, emphasizing the range of areas where British expertise and cooperation can contribute to addressing issues such as combating illegal financing and exploring support structures for enforcement or addressing potential sanctions evasion. ...

26. Last Cypriot citizen arrives from Sudan by plane while others travel by car to Egypt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/last-cypriot-citizen-arrives-from-sudan-by-plane-while-others-travel-by-car-to-egypt

The last Cypriot citizen arrived from Sudan by plane late on Wednesday evening while the arrival of seven people who were traveling to Egypt by car is also expected,...

27. Nicosia launches special unit to sift through sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-launches-special-unit-to-sift-through-sanctions

No derogation from EU sanctions will be tolerated, President of the Republic Nikos Christodoulides stressed on Wednesday during a meeting at the Presidential Palace on the sanctions imposed by the US and the UK against natural and legal persons from Cyprus. The President was also informed about the procedures to establish the National Sanctions Implementation Unit...

28. It's time for diplomacy, says Christodoulides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/it-s-time-for-diplomacy-says-christodoulides

It is time for diplomacy to play its role as it has already started working to bring about what we have discussed during our meetings in Brussels, in view of the elections in Turkey, Cyprus President, Nikos Christodoulides said on Tuesday....

29. British High Commissioner visits Voice for Autism, makes donation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-high-commissioner-visits-voice-for-autism-makes-donation

British High Commissioner in Nicosia, Irfan Siddiq, visited recently the Nicosia-based NGO, Voice for Autism to see first-hand the brilliant work carried out in support of young people of the community, a press release by the High Commission says....

30. Become a High Commissioner for a week

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/become-a-high-commissioner-for-the-week

This spring, for the first time, the British and Australian High Commissioners will open their doors and their diaries to select Cypriot school students who will join a range of the High Commissioners’ meetings and events from 6th – 10th March 2023....

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