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1. Silia Kapsis soars to Eurovision grand final, represents Cyprus with pride

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/silia-kapsis-soars-to-eurovision-grand-final-represents-cyprus-with-pride

Silia Kapsis, the talented young singer representing Cyprus, stole the show in the first semi-final of the 68th Eurovision Song Contest....

2. EU states to recognize Palestinian statehood by May

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-states-to-recognize-palestinian-statehood-by-may

Several European member states are expected to recognise Palestinian statehood by the end of May, the EU’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Monday at the sidelines of a World Economic Forum special meeting in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. ...

3. UK ranked worst in world for underage drinking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-ranked-worst-in-world-for-underage-drinking

Great Britain has the worst rate of child alcohol abuse worldwide, and more than half of children in England, Scotland and Wales have drunk alcohol by the age of 13, according to a report....

4. Cyprus lags in online book shopping

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-lags-in-online-book-shopping

Cyprus ranked lowest in the European Union for online purchases of printed or digital books, magazines, or newspapers in 2023, according to Eurostat data released on World Book Day. ...

5. Spain to recognize Palestinian territories as state by July

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spain-to-recognize-palestinian-territories-as-state-by-july

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced today that Spain is set to recognize the Palestinian territories as a state by July. The declaration came during his Middle East tour, according to reports from Spanish press agencies....

6. Cyprus boasts second largest EU-born resident share

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-boasts-second-largest-eu-born-resident-share

Cyprus had the third largest share of foreign-born residents among EU countries (22.7%), and more specifically the second largest share of residents born in another EU country (10.6%) in 2023, according to data released by Eurostat....

7. Tractors block streets with beets and manure in EU protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tractors-block-streets-with-beets-and-manure-in-eu-protest

Farmers threw beets, sprayed manure at police and set hay alight on Tuesday as hundreds of tractors again sealed off streets close to the European Union headquarters, where agriculture ministers sought to ease a crisis that has led to months of protests across the 27-member bloc....

8. 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,...

9. Olive oil prices spike 49% in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/olive-oil-prices-spike-49-in-cyprus

In January 2024, the price of olive oil experienced a significant surge, with Cyprus leading the pack with a remarkable 49% increase, according to data released by Eurostat, the EU's statistical office. ...

10. EU lawmakers want drivers to pass medical exams every 15 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-lawmakers-want-drivers-to-pass-medical-exams-every-15-years

European Union lawmakers are debating whether to require drivers to pass medical exams every 15 years to keep their licences, a proposal that has sparked backlash in France....

11. Cyprus and Greece report lowest EU foreign investment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-and-greece-report-lowest-eu-foreign-investment

Eurostat's latest data sheds light on the intricate dynamics of foreign involvement in the European Union's economy. ...

12. 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....

13. 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%......

14. Akamas biodiversity under threat, EU commission acts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/akamas-biodiversity-under-threat-eu-commission-acts

The European Parliament's Petitions Committee (PETI) remains vigilant regarding complaints about EU environmental legislation in Cyprus's Akamas region, following a recent debate in Brussels. ...

15. 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....

16. University of Nicosia earns PRME Champion title for sustainability commitment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/university-of-nicosia-earns-prme-champion-title-for-sustainability-commitment

The University of Nicosia is proud to announce that it has been selected as a PRME Champion for the 2024-2025 cohort. This prestigious recognition is awarded by the Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), a United Nations-supported initiative....

17. 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......

18. Cyprus makes the cut in new tax-friendly nations list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-the-cut-in-new-tax-friendly-nations-list

In a recent announcement, the Ministry of Finance shed light on the revised list of countries enjoying preferential tax status under the Independent Authority for Public Revenue of the Hellenic Republic (IAEA)....

19. Fire razes hotel in Ireland slated for asylum seekers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-razes-hotel-in-ireland-slated-for-asylum-seekers

A 19th-century Georgian hotel, earmarked for housing asylum seekers, became the epicenter of a police investigation as flames engulfed the vacant Ross Lake Hotel in Rosscahill. ...

20. Far-right rage explodes in Dublin streets after shocking stabbing incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/far-right-rage-explodes-in-dublin-streets-after-shocking-stabbing-incident

In a shocking turn of events, central Dublin became a battleground on Thursday evening as violent protests erupted following a knife attack in the city center....

21. Nations unite for a tobacco-free tomorrow

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nations-unite-for-a-tobacco-free-tomorrow

There is a growing number of countries implementing measures to curb smoking, to eradicate the habit in future generations. Portugal, Canada, Australia, France, New Zealand, Mexico, and the UK are among those taking steps to create a smoke-free generation....

22. Can political will overcome the stigma blocking a lifesaving facility?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-political-will-overcome-the-stigma-blocking-a-lifesaving-facility

In the heart of Dublin, a groundbreaking solution to Ireland's third-highest overdose death rate faces a decade-long delay....

23. How Kotsovolos fits into PPC's master plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/how-kotsovolos-fits-into-ppc-s-master-plan

The acquisition of "Kotsovolos" propels PPC's transformation into an integrated provider of products and services, reshaping the retail electricity market. By securing "Kotsovolos," PPC gains the means to offer a comprehensive range of services, from electricity and natural gas to cutting-edge energy solutions....

24. Which European country bears the brunt of energy costs?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/which-european-country-bears-the-brunt-of-energy-costs

The pre-tax prices of electricity and natural gas soared after Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine, but they're now on the decline. Although slightly higher than the second half of 2022, the final prices for customers, including taxes, reached their peak in the first half of 2023....

25. EU's annual time change sparks heated discussions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-annual-time-change-sparks-heated-discussions

In a recurring ritual that influences the daily lives of millions, the European Union finds itself divided over the issue of daylight saving time....

26. Netherlands tops global pension rankings with AI-driven excellence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/netherlands-tops-global-pension-rankings-with-ai-driven-excellence

A new analysis, ranking 47 pension systems across the world, has shed light on the growing impact of AI on pension systems....

27. Cyprus secures third place in 'The Economist' economic pentathlon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-secures-third-place-in-the-economist-economic-pentathlon

With three gold and two silver medals, Cyprus ranks third in The Economist’s economic pentathlon which has calculated how the 27 EU member states perform on the five major challenges facing them, namely demand/inflation, debt, demography, decarbonisation and decoupling from the world’s autocracies....

28. Cyprus sees 22.1% surge in commercial flights in September 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-22-1-surge-in-commercial-flights-in-september-2023

In a promising turn for the aviation industry, Cyprus experienced a remarkable upswing in commercial flights in September 2023. Data gathered by Eurocontrol and published by Eurostat, the EU's statistical service, unveiled a 22.1% increase in the number of flights compared to September 2022. ...

29. Ireland's tax policies fill sovereign fund coffers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ireland-s-tax-policies-fill-sovereign-fund-coffers

Countries like Saudi Arabia, Norway, and Chile have long established their own sovereign-wealth funds....

30. Hamas fires at point-blank range during Israeli Music Festival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hamas-fires-at-point-blank-range-during-israeli-music-festival

A car camera positioned near the Israeli music festival documented the horrifying scene as Hamas terrorists initiated an attack, opening fire on the young festivalgoers, even at point-blank range....

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