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1. Hidden threat: Trifluoroethanoic acid found in European drinking water

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hidden-threat-trifluoroethanoic-acid-found-in-european-drinking-water

A recent study has uncovered a concerning issue in Europe's drinking water: the presence of trifluoroethanoic acid (TFA), a chemical that current tests don't detect. The study, conducted by PAN Europe, found TFA in tap water and bottled mineral water across several European countries....

2. Cyprus grapples with energy future amid interconnector debate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grapples-with-energy-future-amid-interconnector-debate

The Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA) has summoned ADMIE, the country's electricity grid operator, for a crucial meeting on July 15 to discuss new data that could potentially alter a decision barring charges to Cypriot consumers ahead of the Great Sea Interconnector project's implementation....

3. Macron's gamble averts far-right but leaves France in political instability

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/macron-s-gamble-averts-far-right-but-leaves-france-in-political-instability

In a surprising turn of events following French President Emmanuel Macron's call for snap elections, France's left-wing alliance has emerged victorious, securing 182 seats and pushing the far-right into third place....

4. Cyprus-linked firms and individuals added to new sanctions list

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-linked-firms-and-individuals-added-to-new-sanctions-list

The United States announced new sanctions on Wednesday, targeting individuals and companies linked to Cyprus as part of its ongoing efforts to counter Russian aggression. ...

5. Cyprus risks losing €657M EU grant for Interconnector project, says Energy Minister

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-risks-losing-€657m-eu-grant-for-interconnector-project-says-energy-minister

Energy Minister George Papanastasiou expressed concerns over the potential withdrawal of a €657 million subsidy by the European Commission for the electricity interconnection project between Cyprus and Greece......

6. Temu, Shein & Ali Express: EU cracks down on Chinese imports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temu-shein-ali-express-eu-cracks-down-on-chinese-imports

The European Union is taking steps to clamp down on the surge of low-quality Chinese imports flooding its markets. According to sources speaking to the Financial Times, the EU plans to impose tariffs on cheap products from platforms like Temu, Shein, and AliExpress....

7. CBC to keep dividends low despite bank profits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbc-to-keep-dividends-low-despite-bank-profits

The increased profitability of Cypriot banks, will not affect the supervisory authorities’ views over the necessity to maintain a prudent policy with respect to banks’ dividend payments, the Central Bank of Cyprus said in its annual report for 2023, published on Wednesday....

8. How France's nationalist shift could shape Cyprus' future

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-france-s-nationalist-shift-could-shape-cyprus-future

In France, the prospect of nationalists potentially clinching a decisive majority in the upcoming parliamentary elections has stirred apprehension in Brussels and Berlin....

9. Fitch elevates Hellenic Bank’s credit rating

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fitch-elevates-hellenic-bank-s-credit-rating

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Hellenic Bank's Long-Term Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'BBB-' from 'BB+', with stable outlook and its Viability Rating (VR) to 'bbb-' from 'bb+'. ...

10. Great Sea Interconnector study outlines benefits July 11

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/great-seat-interconnector-study-outlines-benefits-july-11

The Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAAEU) has made a significant decision regarding the methodology for calculating the regulated revenue......

11. Why building a home is rare today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/why-building-a-home-is-rare-today

As discussed in our previous article, the housing landscape in our country is changing, with home ownership rates decreasing and aligning with the European average. ...

12. Government launches 10 new digital Civil Registry services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-launches-10-new-digital-civil-registry-services

The creation of online services for the benefit of citizens is a high priority for the government, said Interior Minister Konstantinos Ioannou on Thursday during a joint press conference with Deputy Minister......

13. British teen becomes world's first to receive brain implant for epilepsy control

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-teen-becomes-world-s-first-to-receive-brain-implant-for-epilepsy-control

A UK teenager with severe epilepsy has become the first person in the world to be fitted with a brain implant aimed at bringing seizures under control....

14. Turkey warns Greece and Cyprus to avoid Middle East conflicts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/turkey-warns-greece-and-cyprus-to-avoid-middle-east-conflicts

Turkish Foreign Minister Hakan Fidan issued a stern warning to Greece and Cyprus, advising them to stay away from Middle Eastern conflicts. Speaking on the Turkish channel Haburturk, Fidan declared, "Stay away from the Middle East, or the fire will come and find you."...

15. Heatwave halts deliveries, stores see orders plunge by up to 80%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/heatwave-halts-deliveries-stores-see-orders-plunge-by-up-to-80

A noticeable decrease in store order volume was caused by high temperatures and work stoppages following warnings from the Department of Labor Inspection....

16. Rescuers brave flames to save dog in Paphos wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rescuers-brave-flames-to-save-dog-in-paphos-wildfire

The dedication and bravery of firefighting teams and volunteer groups are crucial every summer as they battle the fires that plague the island of Cyprus. A recent rescue effort has captured the hearts of many, highlighted by a poignant photo of a rescuer cradling a dog in his arms....

17. Cyprus grad's speech raises alarm on political influence

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-grad-s-speech-raises-alarm-on-political-influence

In a poignant graduation speech at the University of Cyprus, Lambros Dionysiou, a standout undergraduate from the Faculty of Science......

18. Cyprus faces crisis with 120 illegal waste sites igniting fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-crisis-with-120-illegal-waste-sites-igniting-fires

In Cyprus, there are approximately 120 illegal waste sites, with the Fire Service in the Nicosia district responding to 45 incidents in the past two years alone, as disclosed by the Parliamentary Environment Committee on Wednesday. MPs have urged relevant authorities to take decisive action....

19. Protesters paint Stonehenge, Taylor Swift jet not present at airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-paint-stonehenge-taylor-swift-jet-not-present-at-airport

Environmental activists from the group Just Stop Oil have sparked widespread condemnation after a series of disruptive protests within 24 hours....

20. Standard & Poor’s upgrades Bank of Cyprus rating

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/standard-poor-s-upgrades-bank-of-cyprus-rating

Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has upgraded Bank of Cyprus’ long-term issuer rating to BB+, just one notch below investment-grade status, and assigned a positive outlook. This comes shortly after the upgrade of Cyprus’ long-term rating to BBB+, also with a positive outlook....

21. Cyprus to sell €1 billion bond after improved credit ratings

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-sell-1-billion-bond-after-improved-credit-ratings

The Republic of Cyprus is expediting its return to the financial markets, seeking to leverage recent credit rating upgrades by Fitch and Standard & Poor's......

22. CBC projects 3% GDP growth in 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cbc-projects-3-gdp-growth-in-2024

The Central Bank of Cyprus has revised its 2024 forecast for GDP growth to 3%, from 2.8% that was expected last March, mainly due to the upward revision of domestic demand, while it maintained its forecast for growth in the years 2025 and 2026, at 3.1% and 3.2%, respectively....

23. Cyprus reforms are a comedy of errors in governance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/cyprus-reforms-are-a-comedy-of-errors-in-governance

Following last Sunday's vote, the much-publicized local government reform will take effect on July 1. This, like many other reforms, has been carried out in typical Cypriot fashion. ...

24. Union fears lower language standards risk patient health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/union-fears-lower-language-standards-risk-patient-health

The Union of Public Employees - PASYDY is worried about plans to make it easier for nurses and midwives to get licensed to work in Cyprus....

25. Banks blame high interest rates for decline of new loans

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/banks-blame-high-interest-rates-for-decline-of-new-loans

Loan demand continued to fall in the first quarter of 2024, with banks blaming high interest rates for the decline. ...

26. Brace yourself for another scorcher!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brace-yourself-for-another-scorcher

The relentless heatwave in Cyprus shows no sign of abating, with temperatures continuing to sizzle above 40 degrees. Today, Thursday (13/06), the mercury is expected to skyrocket to a scorching 43 degrees. An orange warning is in effect from 12:00 noon until 17:00....

27. CBC chief warns: Tax on big profits could hurt economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cbc-chief-warns-tax-on-big-profits-could-hurt-economy

The new Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC), Christodoulos Patsalides, expressed opposition to a windfall profits tax, which is a tax imposed by governments on companies that have experienced unexpectedly large profits,...

28. 153,000 people struggle with low incomes and high living costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/153-000-people-struggle-with-low-incomes-and-high-living-costs

The share of Cyprus' population at risk of poverty or social exclusion remained steady at 16.7% in 2023, according to the Statistical Service of Cyprus (Cystat). This means that approximately 153,000 people in Cyprus are struggling with low incomes and high living costs....

29. Fitch upgrades Cyprus to 'BBB+'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/fitch-upgrades-cyprus-to-bbb

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Cyprus' Long-Term Foreign Currency Issuer Default Rating from 'BBB' to 'BBB+' with a positive outlook....

30. Heatwave forces classes outdoors due to lack of air conditioning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-forces-classes-outdoors-due-to-lack-of-air-conditioning

As Cyprus endures a sweltering heatwave with temperatures reaching 45 degrees Celsius, public school teachers have been forced to hold classes outdoors due to the lack of air conditioning. The extreme heat has rendered classrooms unbearable, prompting educators to seek any available shade....

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