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1. EU Commission boycotts Hungarian presidency

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commission-boycotts-hungarian-presidency

In a bold and unprecedented move, the European Commission announced today its decision to ''boycott'' the six-month Hungarian presidency of the Council of the European Union. This action is a direct response to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's controversial visits to Moscow and Beijing....

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. Cyprus leads EU in home sales by 31%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-leads-eu-in-home-sales-by-31

Home sales in Cyprus surged by 31% in 2023 compared to the previous year, the highest increase among European Union countries, according to data released by Eurostat, the EU's statistical service....

4. EIB to open local office in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eib-to-open-local-office-in-cyprus

The Ministry of Finance announced the opening of a local office of the European Investment Bank (EIB) in Cyprus, highlighting the significant benefits it will bring to the country....

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. Cyprus inflation could offset ECB rate cut benefits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-inflation-could-offset-ecb-rate-cut-benefits

The European Central Bank (ECB) cut its three key interest rates by 25 basis points on Thursday, marking the first reduction after nearly two years of increases or stasis. ...

7. 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....

8. World Bank Tribunal backs Cyprus' 2013 bank measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/world-bank-tribunal-backs-cyprus-2013-bank-measures

Cyprus’ Attorney-General, George Savvides said on Thursday that a decision by the International Arbitral Tribunal of the World Bank on the case Theodoros......

9. Apple fights €1.8 billion EU fine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/apple-fights-€1-8-billion-eu-fine

Apple is appealing a €1.8 billion fine from the European Union, which accused the tech giant of blocking information about cheaper music streaming services....

10. Switzerland triumphs at Eurovision 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/switzerland-triumphs-at-eurovision-2023

Switzerland emerged victorious at the 68th Eurovision Song Contest with Nemo's performance of "The Code," securing a total of 591 points. The win marks a triumphant moment for the country's music scene....

11. 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....

12. 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......

13. Cypriots shine bright as they prepare for Paris 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriots-shine-bright-as-they-prepare-for-paris-2024

In a remarkable display of athletic prowess, Cypriot athletes are making waves across Europe, leaving their mark in various sporting disciplines and raising hopes for a triumphant showing at the Paris 2024 Olympic Games....

14. 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. ...

15. Government demands sanctions against Russia at EU council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-demands-sanctions-against-russia-at-eu-council

Cyprus remains extremely concerned for the situation in the Gaza Strip, Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos said in his remarks at the Foreign......

16. 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...

17. 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....

18. 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....

19. PwC: Slow progress in gender equality in the workplace

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pwc-slow-progress-in-gender-equality-in-the-workplace

To mark International Women’s Day 2024, PwC has released two studies, the Women in Work Index and Inclusion Matters, finding that global progress on achieving gender parity at work continues at a sluggish rate....

20. 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. ...

21. 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....

22. 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%......

23. EU radio stats: 30,000 jobs, €4B revenue

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-radio-stats-30-000-jobs-€4b-revenue

About 30,000 persons were employed by radio broadcasting enterprises across the European Union in 2022, with these enterprises recording a net turnover......

24. Cyprus drowning in trash as stats report more waste, less recycling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-drowning-in-trash-as-stats-report-more-waste-less-recycling

Brace yourselves, Cyprus – we've got a waste problem. The latest data from Eurostat, the EU's number cruncher, shows that in 2022, we each tossed out a whopping 673 kg of municipal waste....

25. Germany's model links retirement age to life expectancy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/germany-s-model-links-retirement-age-to-life-expectancy

The consequences of an aging population have for many years been a headache for many countries, including Greece, and have provoked opposition from many politicians and public opinion,...

26. 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....

27. 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!...

28. 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....

29. Cyprus sees drop in savings to 6.5%, Eurostat highlights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-sees-drop-in-savings-to-6-5-eurostat-highlights

Saving rates were significantly lower than in 2021 (13.47 in Cyprus, 16.4% in the EU), and closer to the values before COVID-19 pandemic (5.8% in Cyprus and 12.3% in the EU in 2019)....

30. Foreign Minister urges peace in Israel-Palestine at EU Council

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/foreign-minister-urges-peace-in-israel-palestine-at-eu-council

Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos stressed that there’s an urgent need for de-escalation and for the creation of the political horizon that will lead to a two state solution in Israel - Palestine, ahead of his participation in the Foreign Affairs Council of the EU being held in Luxembourg on Monday. ...

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