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1. Forget Tokyo or L.A., this Czech Village is at the heart of the vinyl record revival

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/forget-tokyo-or-l-a-this-czech-village-is-at-the-heart-of-the-vinyl-record-revival

The heart of vinyl record making on Earth isn’t found in Tokyo or Los Angeles but rather belongs to a small Czech Republic village....

2. Europe flights disrupted by French air traffic controller strike

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/europe-flights-disrupted-by-french-air-traffic-controller-strike

European flights faced widespread disruption on Friday as a French air traffic controllers' strike forced airlines to cancel half of those scheduled to arrive or depart Paris airports and others due to having to fly over France....

3. US lifts embargo on Cyprus but with Russian caveat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-lifts-embargo-on-cyprus-but-with-russian-caveat

Washington says it will go all the way in lifting an arms embargo on the Republic of Cyprus starting next month, but defense trade restrictions could be reapplied at any time if Nicosia fails to implement certain steps against Russia...

4. Erdogan insists Greece’s S-300 locked on Turkish plane

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/erdogan-insists-greece-s-s-300-locked-on-turkish-plane

The theory that Greece’s Cypriot-bought Russian-made S-300 could be heading for Ukraine got some attention this week, after Ankara insisted that Athens used the previously-forgotten missile system to lock on a Turkish plane over the weekend, a claim Greek officials deny...

5. Apple: Plans to manufacture iPhone 14 in India

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/apple-plans-to-manufacture-iphone-14-in-india

Apple plans to start production of the iPhone 14 in India as it looks for alternatives after escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing, and amid lockdowns in China that have affected production, according to Bloomberg News....

6. Lidl Cyprus has a strong presence at domestic award institutions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-cyprus-has-a-strong-presence-at-domestic-award-institutions

Lidl Cyprus received a total of sixteen awards in a wide range of business activity and innovation; notably at the impressive Cyprus HR Awards award ceremony, the Cyprus Responsible Business Awards and Cyprus Retail Excellence Awards as well as at the Cyprus BITE Excellence Awards....

7. Lufthansa ground staff strike for higher pay amid inflation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lufthansa-ground-staff-strike-for-higher-pay-amid-inflation

Ground staff at Deutsche Lufthansa went on strike early Wednesday, prompting the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights, and adding to travel disruptions during the busy summer travel season....

8. A difficult summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-a-difficult-summer

It is widely understood by now that anyone who tries to travel by plane this summer will have their patience and endurance tested....

9. Dutch to make working from home a legal right

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dutch-to-make-working-from-home-a-legal-right

The Netherlands is on the cusp of making working from home a legal right in a radical move that experts say could be followed across Europe....

10. Boris Johnson has stepped down

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-has-stepped-down

After an acute political meltdown in the U.K., Prime Minister Boris Johnson has resigned as leader of the Conservative Party, setting in motion a race for a new prime minister....

11. Australia is exterminating tens of millions of bees to save its honey industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/australia-is-exterminating-tens-of-millions-of-bees-to-save-its-honey-industry

Tens of millions of bees are being exterminated in a desperate attempt to save Australia's honey industry from a devastating mite plague....

12. Glamping is on the rise, and hostels are coming soon

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/glamping-is-on-the-rise-and-hostels-are-coming-soon

In January 2020, Airbnb's were officially allowed to operate in Cyprus, giving tourists an alternate mode of accommodation on the island in addition to hotels and hotel apartments....

13. Spread of COVID baffles locked-down Shanghai residents

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/spread-of-covid-baffles-locked-down-shanghai-residents

The cases underscore how difficult it is to stop the spread of the highly transmissible Omicron variant as China clings to its zero-COVID policy, perpetuating a cycle of lockdowns, as well as bafflement, anguish and anger....

14. Sweden has had fewer deaths in the pandemic than the majority of Europe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-has-had-fewer-deaths-in-the-pandemic-than-the-majority-of-europe

Sweden has logged one of the lowest pandemic death tolls in Europe despite its refusal to impose lockdowns, World Health Organization estimates suggest....

15. WHO: Covid led to 15 million deaths globally, not the 5 million reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-covid-led-to-15-million-deaths-globally-not-the-5-million-reported

Almost three times as many people have died as a result of Covid-19 as official data show, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report, the most comprehensive look at the true global toll of the pandemic so far....

16. UN: Obesity levels in Europe at ‘epidemic proportions’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/un-obesity-levels-in-europe-at-‘epidemic-proportions

The World Health Organization says the rates of people who are obese and overweight in Europe have hit “epidemic proportions,” with nearly 60% of adults and a third of children in one of those categories....

17. Cyprus reports case of unexplained acute hepatitis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-case-of-unexplained-acute-hepatitis

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus reported that a young child was diagnosed back in February with acute hepatitis of unexplained origin, as cases emerge across the world and some experts fearing lockdowns could be the culprit...

18. Lagarde: Cyprus will be affected by inflation and rising energy costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lagarde-cyprus-will-be-affected-by-inflation-and-rising-energy-costs

Cyprus will be affected by inflationary pressures and higher energy costs due to its dependence on oil imports for electricity generation, according to European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde....

19. Shanghai facing biggest lockdown in 2 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shanghai-facing-biggest-lockdown-in-2-years

Shanghai, the Chinese financial capital of 25 million people, is facing the worst outbreak of covid-19 cases in two years and entering a two-phase lockdown....

20. Thirty million people in 13 cities are put into Covid lockdown in China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thirty-million-people-in-13-cities-are-put-into-covid-lockdown-in-china

Thirty million people in 13 cities across China have been put back into a Covid-19 lockdown with hazmat-wearing officials back on the streets on a scale not seen since the pandemic began....

21. Freedom Day in the UK from today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freedom-day-in-the-uk-from-today

England woke up to freedom today after nearly two years of crippling on-off lockdowns as all emergency Covid laws introduced to tackle the pandemic ended at midnight....

22. 'Welcome back!': Australia opens its borders two years later (images)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/welcome-back-australia-opens-its-borders-two-years-later-images

Australia today completely opened its external borders to travelers who have been vaccinated against the coronavirus after being shut down for almost two years due to the pandemic, with tourists returning to the country and hundreds of people reuniting with relatives and friends....

23. Sweden ends COVID-19 testing as pandemic restrictions lifted

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sweden-ends-covid-19-testing-as-pandemic-restrictions-lifted

Sweden has halted wide-scale testing for COVID-19 even among people showing symptoms of an infection, putting an end to the mobile city-square tent sites, ...

24. Boris Johnson sang 'I Will Survive'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/boris-johnson-sang-i-will-survive

In his first interview since being appointed as Downing Street director of communications, Guto Harri told Welsh-language website Golwg360 the pair launched into the Gloria Gaynor classic after he asked Mr. Johnson if he could survive the crisis over his leadership amid the ongoing partygate scandal....

25. After two years of closed borders, Australia welcomes the world back

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/after-two-years-of-closed-borders-australia-welcomes-the-world-back

Australia said on Monday it will reopen its borders to vaccinated travelers this month, ending two years of misery for the tourism sector, reviving migration and injecting billions of dollars into the world No. 13 economy....

26. Austria passes Covid vaccine mandate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/austria-passes-covid-vaccine-mandate

Austria has become the first country in the EU to make vaccinations against Covid-19 mandatory for all adults, but questions remain over whether it can sway those skeptical of taking the jab and how much the Alpine state’s government is willing to press those who won’t comply....

27. 'Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/take-back-life-more-nations-ease-coronavirus-restrictions

Late-night partying at clubs. Elbow-to-elbow seating in movie theaters. Going without masks in public, especially in Europe and North America: Step by step, many countries are easing their COVID-19 restrictions amid hopes the omicron wave may have passed its peak....

28. U.S. to send troops to east Europe to counter Russia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/u-s-to-send-troops-to-east-europe-to-counter-russia

U.S. President Joe Biden has approved sending additional forces to eastern Europe, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday, as Washington reinforces its allies against what it describes as a Russian threat to invade Ukraine....

29. Britain: Released 'partygate' report cites 'failure of leadership' in Downing Street

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-released-partygate-report-cites-failure-of-leadership-in-downing-street

Boris Johnson faced a moment of truth on Partygate today as the Sue Gray report was finally published condemning 'failures of leadership and judgment' in Downing Street. ...

30. 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....

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