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1. Rental prices are soaring in Britain

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rental-prices-are-soaring-in-britain

Rents in the UK rose at a record rate last year and are expected to continue to rise in 2022, albeit at a slower pace, according to an analysis by Rightmove....

2. Britain: COVID travel restrictions are being scrapped

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-covid-travel-restrictions-are-being-scrapped

The COVID travel restrictions imposed by the government are being scrapped....

3. UK government holds breath as it awaits ‘partygate’ report

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-government-holds-breath-as-it-awaits-‘partygate-report

Prime Minister Boris Johnson braced for the conclusions of an investigation into allegations of lockdown-breaching parties, a document that could help him end weeks of scandal and discontent, or bring his time in office to an abrupt close....

4. Op-ed: Inequalities between women and men more profound two years into life with Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/op-ed-inequalities-between-women-and-men-more-profound-two-years-into-life-with-covid

What is very apparent is that women have kept our societies functioning during the pandemic, beyond what they always did, with very little social recognition, appreciation and support;...

5. 'Some people may not make it': athletes risk failing Beijing COVID-19 tests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-people-may-not-make-it-athletes-risk-failing-beijing-covid-19-tests

Strict COVID-19 testing requirements for the Beijing Winter Olympics could see more athletes from high-risk Omicron regions banned from participating, but the system in place will be as flexible as possible, an Olympic medical adviser told Reuters....

6. Rise in cannabis use in Cyprus, drop in ecstasy during the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rise-in-cannabis-use-in-cyprus-drop-in-ecstasy-during-the-pandemic

Cannabis was the drug most used in Cyprus during the restrictions against the spread of COVID-19 while there has been a drop in the use of ecstasy according to the latest European Web Survey on Drugs presented by the EU drugs agency (EMCDDA)....

7. Djokovic heads for Belgrade after deportation from Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-heads-for-belgrade-after-deportation-from-australia

Novak Djokovic was headed home to Serbia on Monday after his deportation from Australia over its required COVID-19 vaccination ended the No. 1-ranked men’s tennis player’s hopes of defending his Australian Open title....

8. Djokovic facing deportation from Australia after losing court appeal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-facing-deportation-from-australia-after-losing-court-appeal

Novak Djokovic was set to be deported from Australia after a court on Sunday dismissed his appeal against the government's cancellation of his Australian visa on the grounds that his decision not to be vaccinated posed a risk to the country....

9. England to scrap Covid passes by the end of the month

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/england-to-scrap-covid-passes-by-the-end-of-the-month

Controversial Covid passes will be scrapped in England this month as the country's Omicron wave continues to collapse, it was claimed today....

10. Djokovic sorry for COVID mistakes

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World tennis No. 1 and vaccine opponent Novak Djokovic blamed "human error" on Wednesday for a mistake in his Australian immigration paperwork and apologized for breaking isolation for a photoshoot when he had COVID-19 last month....

11. Boris Johnson apologises after admitting he attended Downing Street garden party for 25 minutes during lockdown

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-apologises-after-admitting-he-attended-downing-street-garden-party-for-25-minutes-during-lockdown

Boris Johnson has apologized after admitting that he attended a Downing Street garden drinks party during the first lockdown. ...

12. Quebec to impose tax on those who refuse COVID-19 vaccinations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/quebec-to-impose-tax-on-those-who-refuse-covid-19-vaccinations

Quebec will impose a tax on those who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 to offset their disproportionate cost to the health care system and encourage more people to get their shots....

13. A market-based solution to the anti-vaxxer problem

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-market-based-solution-to-the-anti-vaxxer-problem

As the world grapples with the fast-spreading Omicron variant and its potentially devastating consequences, a major policy dilemma revolves around how governments might nudge the unvaccinated or partially vaccinated to join the ranks of those who are fully protected....

14. UK’s Johnson faces lockdown-breach claims over garden party

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-s-johnson-faces-lockdown-breach-claims-over-garden-party

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a wave of public and political outrage on Tuesday over allegations that he and his staff flouted coronavirus lockdown rules by holding a garden party in 2020 while Britons were barred by law from mingling outside the home....

15. British troops to help London hospitals hit by Covid-19 staff shortages

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/british-troops-to-help-london-hospitals-hit-by-covid-19-staff-shortages

The British government is tapping into the military to ease staffing shortages across London hospitals caused by a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak....

16. Tennis star Djokovic wins court battle to stay in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tennis-star-djokovic-wins-court-battle-to-stay-in-australia

World number one Novak Djokovic was released from Australian immigration detention on Monday after winning a court challenge to remain in the country to pursue his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title at the upcoming Australian Open....

17. How did covid affect our level of happiness?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-did-covid-affect-our-level-of-happiness

Politicians and other officials around the world often talk about the impact of Covid-19 on public health and the economy. To most people, however, these statements seem vague, as what they experience on a daily basis is a series of different emotions....

18. Djokovic flying into vaccine exemption storm in Australia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/djokovic-flying-into-vaccine-exemption-storm-in-australia

Novak Djokovic was on his way to Australia to play at this month's Grand Slam after receiving a medical exemption but Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed on Wednesday to send the world number one home if the Serbian cannot prove he deserves it....

19. Schools are opening despite the outbreak of the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-are-opening-despite-the-outbreak-of-the-pandemic

Calls from the public and within the Scientific Advisory Committee for a slight postponement in the opening of schools have not dampened the government's position on their planned return next week. ...

20. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

21. Nine children hospitalised with COVID

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nine-children-hospitalised-with-covid

Nine children are receiving treatment for COVID right now at Makarios Children`s Hospital, and the Head of the pediatric ward says that this is the highest number of hospitalizations since the pandemic broke out. Dr. Avraam Elia called on parents once again to vaccinate their kids....

22. Pandemic: Parents, children, school, take note: X (absence)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/pandemic-parents-children-school-take-note-x-absence

23. Doctor says government stalling pandemic response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-says-government-stalling-pandemic-response

A local doctor says additional pandemic measures that go into effect next week should have been taken back in November, while accusing the Cypriot government of failing to stick to a plan to minimize the spread of coronavirus...

24. 'Measures taken were aimed at reducing disruption to society and economy'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/measures-taken-were-aimed-at-reducing-disruption-to-society-and-economy

The new measures taken by the Cabinet yesterday were focused and aimed at avoiding disruption to society and the economy,...

25. New health measures announced by the Ministry today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-health-measures-announced-by-the-ministry-today

The Minister of Health, Michalis Hadjipandela, announced new health measures today aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus during the Christmas Holidays. ...

26. How can banks use smart automation to improve customer service?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/how-can-banks-use-smart-automation-to-improve-customer-service

In all industries, there are often many tasks that require the attention of employees, but do not fully utilize their skills, such as archiving, entering data or replying to a routine email....

27. Maybe we need to stop fighting over the pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/maybe-we-need-to-stop-fighting-over-the-pandemic

I was thinking just the other day that if I were the prime minister of the Netherlands and was being criticized by the opposition over my country’s performance in managing the coronavirus, I may have responded: “What’s your problem?...

28. Health Minister rules out lockdown-style restrictions ahead of holiday season

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-minister-rules-out-lockdown-style-restrictions-ahead-of-holiday-season

Health Minister Thanos Plevris has ruled out more stringent restrictions to contain Covid-19 ahead of the holiday season....

29. Europe restores strict measures in the shadow of 'omicron'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-restores-strict-measures-in-the-shadow-of-omicron

On the eve of the holidays, the threat of "Omicron" has led to the reinstatement of strict restrictive measures in many European countries, in order to curb the spread of the super-contagious new variant....

30. Israel bans citizens from traveling to EU countries to curb spread of 'omicron'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israel-bans-citizens-from-traveling-to-eu-countries-to-curb-spread-of-omicron

The fifth wave of Covid-19 has begun. The Omicron variant brought the fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic to Israel, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said in a televised speech on Sunday, urging citizens to step up vaccination of children and administration of booster doses....

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