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1. Cabinet agrees on plastic bag ban at sales points

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-agrees-on-plastic-bag-ban-at-sales-points

The Cabinet on Tuesday agreed on a blanket ban on thin plastic bags at points of sale, with the decision to come into force once passed by the House plenum....

2. District lockdowns get a false start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/district-lockdowns-get-a-false-start

Police and the army were told to back off Thursday evening before activating roadblocks outside Limassol and Paphos, after orders from the top were put on hold to allow citizens under exception categories to get necessary documents in the morning to beat a partial lockdown expected to last until the end of the month...

3. Lidl Cyprus celebrates 10th anniversary

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/lidl-cyprus-celebrates-10th-anniversary

A press conference dedicated to the 10th anniversary of its operation was carried out by Lidl Cyprus on Tuesday, November 10, in a virtual environment and in the presence of institutions and representatives of the media...

4. Over 200,000 tonnes of plastic leaking into the Mediterranean each year

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-200-000-tonnes-of-plastic-leaking-into-the-mediterranean-each-year

A new IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) report finds that an estimated 229,000 tonnes of plastic is leaking into the Mediterranean Sea every year, equivalent to over 500 shipping containers each day. Unless significant measures are taken to address mismanaged waste, the main source of the leakage, this will at least double by 2040. ...

5. Body of baby found at Pentakomo waste sorting plant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-of-baby-found-at-pentakomo-waste-sorting-plant

Limassol police were placed on high alert on Friday after the body of a baby was spotted among the rubbish being sorted at the Pentakomo waste sorting plant....

6. Let’s keep Akamas clean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/let-s-keep-akamas-clean

This year, for the 6th consecutive year, the action #Akamascleanup, an initiative of “Kathimerini” newspaper, Alphamega supermarkets, and Latchi Watersports, was crowned an absolute success....

7. Organ donor preference in new driver permits

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/organ-donor-preference-in-new-driver-permits

New driver’s permits in the Republic of Cyprus will include organ donor information and other features, including security enhancements, a far cry from current licences printed on a piece of paper...

8. 14 new coronavirus cases in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/14-new-coronavirus-cases-in-cyprus

Cyprus detected 14 new coronavirus cases after conducting 3,775 tests on Wednesday....

9. Adoption of new trends accelerating after pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/adoption-of-new-trends-accelerating-after-pandemic

The acceleration of consumer trends and behaviour that was already underway prior to the COVID-19 outbreak has taken another leap forward and will spark consumer-facing companies and retailers to reinvent the way they do business, according to a new PwC report...

10. Limassol police uncover criminal enterprise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-police-uncover-criminal-enterprise

Limassol police are a step closer to uncovering a well-organized criminal enterprise in Limassol, following the arrest of three suspects in connection with burglaries and robberies in over a dozen cases...

11. No progress among EU leaders on virus recovery deal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-progress-among-eu-leaders-on-virus-recovery-deal

European Union leaders found that a quick deal on the bloc's future long-term budget and a multibillion-euro post-pandemic recovery plan remained beyond their reach Friday as the coronavirus ravages their economies....

12. Repair and Prepare: EU unveils €750 bln plan for coronavirus recovery

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/repair-and-prepare-eu-unveils-€750-bln-plan-for-coronavirus-recovery

The European Commission unveiled on Wednesday a plan to borrow on the market and then disburse to EU countries 750 billion euros in grants and loans to help them recover from their coronavirus slump, giving an immediate boost to the euro....

13. As coronavirus lockdown eases, Cypriots still in limbo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/as-coronavirus-lockdown-eases-cypriots-still-in-limbo

Deniz Birinci had just hours to stuff her and her baby daughter’s belongings into suitcases and bin bags on March 16 before the two sides on the divided island of Cyprus imposed lockdowns to halt the spread of the new coronavirus....

14. More Cypriots ditch cash during pandemic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/more-cypriots-ditch-cash-during-pandemic

Cypriot consumers are increasingly turning to debit and credit cards as opposed to traditional cash payments for their daily needs amid the coronavirus pandemic, data by JCC payments systems show ...

15. Berlin to take up to 100 children from Greek refugee camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/berlin-to-take-up-to-100-children-from-greek-refugee-camps

Berlin will take in 80 to 100 children from Greek refugee camps, an official in the German capital said on Tuesday, as concern mounts about migrants amassing on the Turkish-Greek border....

16. No suspects in dog mass grave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-suspects-in-dog-mass-grave

Police say they have no suspects yet in connection with a mass grave of dog carcasses that was discovered last month in rural Nicosia...

17. Guards use tear gas to disperse hundreds of migrants at Greek-Turkish border

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/guards-use-tear-gas-to-disperse-hundreds-of-migrants-at-greek-turkish-border

Guards on Greece’s northeastern land border with Turkey made “deterrent use” of tear gas to disperse some 500 refugees and migrants trying to enter the country and the European Union after Ankara loosened controls on migrant flows....

18.  Driver arrested in Germany after car drives into carnival crowds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/driver-arrested-in-germany-after-car-drives-into-carnival-crowds

Ten people have been injured after a car ploughed into a carnival parade in the western German town of Volkmarsen, police said...

19. Where is Malaysian fugitive financier Jho Low

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/where-is-jho-low

There is plenty of speculation in the media over the whereabouts of fugitive financier Jho Low, with the Malaysian inspector general saying he could resort to “unorthodox methods” to get him back...

20. Toddler trapped in pool filter rescued

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-fighters-rescue-toddler-trapped-in-pool-filter

A family in Paphos was alarmed when a toddler’s foot was stuck in a pool filter at a private swimming pool, with fire fighters rushing to the scene and saving the day...

21. Nicosia inmate caught with four ‘bumphones’

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inmate-caught-with-four-‘bumphones

A local inmate doing time at Nicosia’s Central Prisons was caught with four phones hidden in his rectum as he was being transferred back to his cell...

22. Cypriot fisherman saves turtle in trouble

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-fisherman-saves-turtle-in-trouble

A video showing a local man in Cyprus removing a plastic ring from a turtle’s neck is making the rounds on the internet...

23. Two new recycling and composting programmes in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/2-two-new-recycling-and-composting-programmes-in-limassol

Limassol Municipality is going ahead with the implementation of two new recycling and composting programmes aiming to properly manage waste by reducing, reusing and recycling it. ...

24. Latchi diver finds hash underwater

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/latchi-diver-finds-hash-underwater

A local diver had to call the police on Monday after discovering one kilo of hashish under water in Latchi...

25. Game of Thrones divisive ending leaves fans sad, mad

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/game-of-thrones-divisive-ending-leaves-fans-sad-mad

26. Cyprus on track to miss EU recycling targets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-track-to-miss-eu-recycling-targets

27. Biker tells story of finding Marry Rose’s body

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-tells-story-of-finding-marry-rose-s-body

A group of curious bikers were behind the discovery of the first body in the serial killer case that shocked public opinion in Cyprus and around the world...

28. Woman’s body in the north not linked to Orestis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-s-body-in-the-north-linked-to-orestis-case

New investigative reports drew possible links between the decomposed body of a Vietnamese woman found in north Nicosia and the suspected serial killer in the south known as Orestis, who is said to have admitted to seven murders les so far...

29. Man arrested for threatening a judge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/man-arrested-for-threatening-a-judge

A man was detained Thursday for attempting to intimidate a judge of the rent court, following a complaint that he made threats against her over the phone...

30. Drug suspect nabbed while 'digging'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/drug-suspect-nabbed-while-digging

A man in Paphos has been arrested in a sting operation after cops caught him red handed digging out a nylon bag filled with cannabis...

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