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1. US considers downgrading marijuana

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-considers-downgrading-marijuana

In a historic shift in American drug policy, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is poised to reclassify marijuana as a less dangerous drug, moving it from Schedule 1 to Schedule 3, alongside substances like ketamine and certain anabolic steroids,...

2. Increased police presence on Cyprus roads for Easter traffic surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/increased-police-presence-on-cyprus-roads-for-easter-traffic-surge

Cyprus Police have announced increased road safety measures for the upcoming Easter and Resurrection holiday period, as is customary every year....

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. Woman, 42, drives wrong way on highway, under influence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-42-drives-wrong-way-on-highway-under-influence

A 42-year-old woman was apprehended by Paphos Traffic Police on Thursday afternoon after she was found driving in oncoming traffic on the Paphos - Limassol motorway, allegedly under the influence of intoxication and drugs....

5. Why your outfit choice could bar you from boarding flights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-your-outfit-choice-could-bar-you-from-boarding-flights

Jet2, Ryanair, TUI and Easyjet passengers face being banned from flights - due to an outfit choice. A flight attendant and airline worker has revealed the real reason your outfit could get you banned from the plane this summer....

6. Unemployment rate drops while inflation inches up

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unemployment-rate-drops-while-inflation-inches-up

The latest data from the Cyprus Statistical Service reveals a positive shift in the country's economic landscape, with the unemployment rate falling to 5.9% in the fourth quarter of 2023, compared to 6.9% in the same period the previous year....

7. Inflation and new markets propel spending close to €3 billion in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inflation-and-new-markets-propel-spending-close-to-€3-billion-in-2023

Just before the end of last summer, economic analysts' projections for 2023 tourism revenue were nearing a record close to €3 billion. ...

8. Turkish Cypriot youths attacked during Troodos trip

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkish-cypriot-youths-attacked-during-troodos-trip

A group of eight Turkish Cypriot youths, aged 20, faced a violent attack during a trip to Troodos, as reported by Turkish Cypriot media. ...

9. Can cameras really curb road fatalities?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/can-cameras-really-curb-road-fatalities

In early February, tragedy struck the roads of Cyprus once again as authorities announced the loss of 25-year-old Marios Roditis in a fatal collision on a Larnaca road Sunday night....

10. Tragic collision leads to harsher punishment for negligent driver

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tragic-collision-leads-to-harsher-punishment-for-negligent-driver

In a recent development, the Court of Appeals has revisited the sentencing in the tragic traffic death case involving 62-year-old Hungarian national Marta Tyorjanne....

11. Saudi Arabia opens first diplomatic liquor store in Riyadh

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/saudi-arabia-opens-first-diplomatic-liquor-store-in-riyadh

Saudi Arabia has reportedly inaugurated its inaugural liquor store in Riyadh's diplomatic quarter, according to sources familiar with the matter....

12. Breathalyzer protocol under scrutiny after scandal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/breathalyzer-protocol-under-scrutiny-after-scandal

Following the uproar sparked by Commissioner for Legislation Louiza Christodoulou Zannetou's incident of driving under the influence of alcohol, ...

13. Commissioner Zannetou reveals details on alcohol test incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/commissioner-zannetou-reveals-details-on-alcohol-test-incident

In a comprehensive statement released on Monday, Commissioner Louiza Christodoulidou Zannetou offered detailed insights into the recent controversy stemming from an alcohol test conducted on an official on January 11, 2024. ...

14. Police intensify probes into illicit sports-related activities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-intensify-probes-into-illicit-sports-related-activities

In response to a meeting at the Ministry of Justice and Public Order, the police announced immediate measures to prevent and tackle organized crime and violence in sports arenas....

15. Economic snapshot: 3.9% rise in consumer prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/economic-snapshot-3-9-rise-in-consumer-prices

The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices showed a 1.9% increase in December 2023 compared to the same month in 2022, but experienced a 1.2% decrease compared to the previous month....

16. Cyprus police report over 320,000 traffic violations in 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-police-report-over-320-000-traffic-violations-in-2023

The number of traffic violations for 2023 has surpassed 320,000, according to Police data in Greece. Speaking on the morning show Alpha Kalimera, Police Spokesman Christos Andreou revealed that for December alone...

17. 33 fatal accidents before year's end, Cyprus police on high alert

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/33-fatal-accidents-before-year-s-end-cyprus-police-on-high-alert

To date this year, six days before January 1, 2024, 33 people have lost their lives in 31 fatal accidents, Police Communications Officer, Eleni Constantinou, told CNA on Wednesday, noting that the Police are on high alert these days to prevent fatal and serious accidents....

18. Cyprus unveils sweeping measures to curb stadium violence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-unveils-sweeping-measures-to-curb-stadium-violence

Justice Minister Anna Koukkides-Procopiou unveiled a series of measures aimed at addressing violence in stadiums following a Council of Ministers meeting. Key among these measures is the proposal to implement alcohol and drug tests prior to entry into sports venues....

19. Trial begins for alleged gang rape of British tourist by Israelis in Ayia Napa

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/trial-begins-for-alleged-gang-rape-of-british-tourist-by-israelis-in-ayia-napa

The trial for the case of the gang rape of a 20-year-old British woman by five Israelis in a hotel in Ayia Napa began on Monday (18/12). The issue is being closely monitored by the British Foreign Ministry....

20. Limassol: Six vehicles seized for unpaid fines

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-six-vehicles-seized-for-unpaid-fines

In a concerted effort to combat crime, address traffic violations, and enhance overall public safety, the Limassol Police Department conducted extensive checks over the last 48 hours. ...

21. Cyprus' robust 11.8% surge in household spending defies EU norms

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-robust-11-8-surge-in-household-spending-defies-eu-norms

In 2022, Cyprus experienced a notable 11.8% increase in household final consumption expenditure compared to the previous year, surpassing the EU's overall growth of 4.7%, as reported by Eurostat. ...

22. Significant increase of cannabis users in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/significant-increase-of-cannabis-users-in-cyprus

A 2023 survey by the Cyprus National Addictions Authority has shown a significant increase in the number of cannabis users, while its use of more than one time has doubled....

23. Enchanting lights and joyful nights as Paramythoupoli gets ready

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/enchanting-lights-and-joyful-nights-as-paramythoupoli-gets-ready

As the capital readies itself for the holiday season, the D'Avila Trench transforms into a festive haven, offering an enchanting escape for both children and adults....

24. Annual inflation drops to 3.3% in October

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/annual-inflation-drops-to-3-3-in-october

Annual inflation in Cyprus is projected to decrease to 3.3% in October 2023, a drop from 4.3% in September, as per preliminary estimates released by Eurostat, the statistical agency of the European Union....

25. Consumer prices surged 4.3% in September, fueled by food and beverages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumer-prices-surge-4-3-in-september-fueled-by-food-and-beverages

The Harmonised Consumer Prices Index (HCPI) in Cyprus witnessed a 4.3% increase in September, marking its second consecutive rise, primarily propelled by surging prices in Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages, according to data from the Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat)....

26. Targeted fuel and heating reductions in government's considerations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/targeted-fuel-and-heating-reductions-in-government-s-considerations

The Cyprus Electricity Authority has announced a 3% increase in electricity prices for upcoming bills. ...

27. Cavaway, a member of the Alexandrion Group, at the Cyprus Cocktail Festival 2023

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cavaway-a-member-of-the-alexandrion-group-at-the-cyprus-cocktail-festival-2023

The 4th Cyprus Cocktail Festival, a part of the Digital Agenda Cyprus Summit, is delighted to announce Cavaway's presence, a member of the Alexandrion Group, as one of the key suppliers at the festival. The event will be held on October 17, 2023, at the Nicosia Municipal Garden, starting at 19:00, showcasing the premium brands Kreskova Vodka and Black Tears Dry Spiced Rum....

28. Court sentences speeding, drunk driver to prison time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/court-sentences-speeding-drunk-driver-to-prison-time

In a recent ruling, the Nicosia District Court sentenced a 32-year-old man to three months in prison and six penalty points for speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol....

29. Cyprus inflation skyrockets to 3.1% in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-inflation-skyrockets-to-3-1-in-august

The annual inflation rate in Cyprus saw a rise to 3.1% in August 2023, up from 2.4% in July....

30. Drunk passenger shoves policeman at Larnaca airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drunk-passenger-shoves-policeman-at-larnaca-airport

In a startling incident that unfolded at Larnaca Airport on Thursday (14/09), a disruptive passenger created havoc, leaving authorities and onlookers stunned. ...

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