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1. 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....

2. EU warns Cyprus on 15% business tax compliance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-cyprus-on-15-business-tax-compliance

The European Commission has warned Cyprus and several other countries to step up their game on important new tax and data rules. Cyprus, along with Spain, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and Portugal, is under pressure to enforce a minimum 15% tax rate for big multinational companies, a key part of the EU’s efforts to ensure fair taxation....

3. Former US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber passes away at 63

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-us-ambassador-to-cyprus-judith-garber-passes-away-at-63

Former US Ambassador to Cyprus Judith Garber, who served in the role from 2019 to 2022, passed away on May 4 at the age of 63. Garber's diplomatic career spanned decades,...

4. Cyprus' media and language sector shrinks while EU expands

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-media-and-language-sector-shrinks-while-eu-expands

The number of people working as authors, journalists or linguists in the EU increased by 9.1% in 2022 compared to 2017, while in Cyprus the number......

5. 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. ...

6. Cyprus President to join EU leaders in Vienna for high-stakes dinner

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-to-join-eu-leaders-in-vienna-for-high-stakes-dinner

President of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, is going to Vienna on Friday, where he will participate in a working dinner with a group of leaders......

7. WHO-Led European Health Summit convenes in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-led-european-health-summit-convenes-in-limassol

Health and Deputy Health Ministers from 13 European states, including Malta, Luxembourg, Andorra, San Marino, Iceland, Monaco, Montenegro, Latvia, Estonia, Slovenia, Moldova, North Macedonia, and Cyprus...

8. Cyprus gears up for WHO's landmark health conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gears-up-for-who-s-landmark-health-conference

Cyprus will host between April 11 and 12 World Health Organisation's (WHO) 10th high-level meeting of the Small Countries Initiative (SCI) in Europe's region....

9. 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. ...

10. 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%......

11. Sweden to send troops to Latvia amid Hungary's NATO opposition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-to-send-troops-to-latvia-amid-hungary-s-nato-opposition

Sweden is poised to bolster its military presence in Latvia, signaling a significant step toward potential NATO membership despite ongoing resistance from Hungary....

12. Cyprus sham marriage ring results in 15 arrests, 21 still wanted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sham-marriage-ring-results-in-15-arrests-21-still-wanted

In a significant development, the investigation into the sham marriage ring in Cyprus has expanded, according to Police spokesman Christos Andreou. ...

13. Is dining out turning luxurious?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/is-dining-out-turning-luxurious

It's no secret that our favorite cafes and fast-food joints are becoming increasingly expensive, leaving a bitter taste in the mouths of consumers. The recent surge in prices, fueled by the relentless march of inflation, is reshaping our spending habits and challenging our wallets....

14. Cyprus ranks fourth in EU for cars per capita, exceeding average

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-fourth-in-eu-for-cars-per-capita-exceeding-average

In 2022, Cyprus ranked as the country with the fourth-highest number of passenger cars per population, boasting 658 cars per 1000 inhabitants, significantly surpassing the EU average of 560 vehicles per 1000 inhabitants, according to Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union....

15. Cyprus shines with 20% tourism surge!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-shines-with-20-tourism-surge

In a burst of post-pandemic enthusiasm, Cyprus shines as the EU's tourism star, celebrating an impressive 20% surge in 2023 – a dazzling spectacle second only to a breathtaking fireworks display!...

16. 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......

17. European data shows low interest payouts by Cypriot banks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/european-data-shows-low-interest-payouts-by-cypriot-banks

Cypriot banks rank second to last among European banks in terms of paying interest on total household deposits, according to data released on Wednesday by the European Banking Authority (EBA), as part of its annual risk assessment of the European banking system....

18. Life expectancy in Cyprus drops to 81.3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/life-expectancy-in-cyprus-drops-to-81-3-years

Data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the European Union, reveals that life expectancy in Cyprus has declined to 81.3 years....

19. Will Czech Republic embrace the euro?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/will-czech-republic-embrace-the-euro

Despite being part of the European Union for nearly two decades, the Czech Republic remains staunchly opposed to adopting the euro as its official currency. ...

20. 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....

21. 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. ...

22. Cyprus tops EU in internet piracy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-tops-eu-in-internet-piracy

A recent report from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) sheds light on the concerning issue of internet piracy within the European Union....

23. Escalating tensions as Ukrainian drones inflict damage on Russian airbase

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/escalating-tensions-as-ukrainian-drones-inflict-damage-on-russian-airbase

Ukraine sent waves of drones deep into western Russia in more than four hours of nighttime attacks that struck military assets, Russian officials and media reports said Wednesday. ...

24. Sweden shines as Europe's top eco-friendly destination

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-shines-as-europe-s-top-eco-friendly-destination

Sweden is Europe’s most sustainable travel destination, the new Sustainable Travel Index for 2023 by Euromonitor International has shown....

25. Cyprus industrial prices up 0.1% in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-industrial-prices-up-0-1-in-june

In June 2023, industrial producer prices in Cyprus increased by 0.1% compared with May 2023, while decreasing by 0.4% in both the eurozone and the EU, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU....

26. Where Cyprus stands in EU minimum wage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-cyprus-stands-in-eu-minimum-wage

The minimum wage in Cyprus is slightly lower than 1,000 euro per month since the country became the 22nd out of 27 EU member states to have instituted a national minimum wage on January 1st, 2023, according to data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, about the situation as it stood on July 1st....

27. Cyprus population reverses decline, shows growth

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-population-reverses-decline-shows-growth

The population of the European Union has increased again after two years of decrease according to data published by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU, on the occasion of World Population Day. ...

28. Cyprus receives funding for Nicosia motorway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-receives-funding-for-nicosia-motorway

The European Commission has announced a significant investment of €6.2 billion to co-finance 107 infrastructure projects aimed at promoting sustainable, safe, and efficient transport throughout the EU....

29. Cyprus road deaths down 18% last year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-records-an-18-decrease-in-road-deaths-in-2022

There were 20,678 deaths on EU roads in 2022, a collective increase of 4% compared to 2021, according to the 17th Annual Road Safety Performance Index (PIN Report), released Tuesday, by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). Out of the 32 countries monitored by the PIN programme, only 13 registered a decrease in road deaths in 2022, compared to 2021. Slovenia was ranked first with a 25% reduction, followed by Latvia with 23% and Lithuania and Cyprus with 18%...

30. Cyprus ranks low in unmet medical needs for children, but dental care concerns arise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-ranks-low-in-unmet-medical-needs-for-children-but-dental-care-concerns-arise

Cyprus stands out as one of the countries with the lowest rates of children under 16 living in households with unmet medical needs, according to recent data released by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU. However, when it comes to unmet dental care needs, Cyprus slightly exceeds the EU average....

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