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1. Pope calls migrant crisis 'shipwreck of civilisation'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pope-calls-migrant-crisis-shipwreck-of-civilisation

Pope Francis condemned the exploitation of migrants for political purposes on Sunday during a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos, branding the global indifference to their plight the 'shipwreck of civilisation'...

2. Divers discovered a horrifying 26-foot sea worm that only comes out at night

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/divers-discovered-a-horrifying-26-foot-sea-worm-that-only-comes-out-at-night

Divers off the coast of New Zealand came face to face with a giant sea worm that was almost 30-foot long....

3. Some 66,000 plastic bottles, bags, straws and wrappers contaminate our beaches in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-66-000-plastic-bottles-bags-straws-and-wrappers-contaminate-our-beaches-in-cyprus

Cyprus has 69 Blue Flag beaches and this makes the need to protect our coastline even more urgent....

4. COVID vaccine in a patch

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-vaccine-in-a-patch

5. Cops bust marijuana grow in Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cops-bust-marijuana-grow-in-limassol

Three persons in Limassol have been arrested following a raid at an abandoned shop where drug squad officers uncovered an elaborate grow operation of illegal marijuana...

6. Your vanilla ice cream may be made from plastic bottles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/your-vanilla-ice-cream-may-be-made-from-plastic-bottles

Vanillin, the compound that carries most of the smell and taste of vanilla, can be extracted naturally from vanilla beans or made synthetically....

7. 'Excuse me...do you have any Grey Poupon?'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/excuse-me-do-you-have-any-grey-poupon

For those of you old enough to remember the Grey Poupon mustard commercials, Rolls Royce became synonymous with luxurious elegant picnics in the countryside,...

8. Consumers warned of potential allergen in pork meatballs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumers-warned-of-potential-allergen-in-pork-meatballs

Consumers are being warned of a potential allergen in pork meatballs that are being sold at Foodsaver....

9. American couple arrested at Athens airport with antiquities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/american-couple-arrested-at-athens-airport-with-antiquities

Two American nationals were arrested at Athens’ international airport on Monday after fragments of ancient vessels and other objects were discovered in their luggage....

10. Shocking details emerge after pushback in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/shocking-details-emerge-after-pushback-in-cyprus

More shocking details have emerged about a Syrian refugee’s ordeal in Cyprus, with police saying they were unaware last month they were separating a pregnant woman from her family during a pushback while some members of a House committee told a different story...

11. Puppies covered in tar dumped in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/puppies-covered-in-tar-dumped-in-paphos

A volunteer rescue team has been treating two dogs covered in tar inside garbage bags in Paphos, with the town’s mayor vowing to investigate after reports suggested the municipality name was printed on the inside of the plastic heavy duty sacks...

12. Video pulled after critics said it was sexist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/video-pulled-after-critics-said-it-was-sexist

Tourism officials in the Republic of Cyprus have pulled a video from their playlist on social media, after critics said the clip as part of a campaign to keep the country clean was 'sexist' and failed to get the message across...

13. Wanted man caught with girlfriend in north

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wanted-man-caught-with-girlfriend-in-north

A Greek Cypriot man wanted by police in connection with drug related offences has been arrested by Turkish Cypriot authorities, with reports in the north saying his girlfriend was also apprehended...

14. Investigators puzzled over Athienou case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/investigators-puzzled-over-athienou-case

Officials in Cyprus still remain in the dark over the identification of a woman whose body was discovered in a field in the buffer zone, with reports saying investigators are seeking answers from abroad based on a tip that led to the launch of a murder probe...

15. Traditional Cypriot restaurants to get state boost

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/traditional-cypriot-restaurants-to-get-state-boost

Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios announced on Wednesday that the Cabinet had approved a special grant scheme of the order of 420,000 euros in support of restaurants offering Cypriot cuisine, in a bid to help improve the image of traditional local gastronomy....

16. 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....

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. 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. ...

20. 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....

21. 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....

22. 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...

23. 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....

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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....

27. 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....

28. 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....

29. 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 ...

30. 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....

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