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1. Immerse yourself in a Christmas wonderland

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/immerse-yourself-in-a-christmas-wonderland

There is a little over a month left until Christmas, which means that now is the perfect time to book a trip for anyone who is planning to reach another country, especially a European country....

2. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

3. 'Cyprus made': When to expect the branded products

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-made-when-to-expect-the-branded-products

Local products can now be branded as Cypriot-made. After a year of work, consultations, and procedures, as well as research into international examples, a new brand name for Cypriot products has been developed: Cyprus Made - Unique by origin....

4. Consumers preferred plastic money over cash this summer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/consumers-preferred-plastic-money-over-cash-this-summer

Consumer card usage for purchases is still on the rise. The most recent JCC data, covering Q3 2022, reveals an increase in card usage in Cyprus for both Cypriot and foreign cards. ...

5. Cyprus launches label to better market products

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-launches-common-label-to-better-market-products

The new label and logo 'Cyprus made, Unique by origin' were presented by Energy Minister Natasa Pilides on Monday during the opening of the Industry Week fair...

6. Greece, Turkey at it again over shocking refugee photo

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-turkey-at-it-again-over-buck-naked-refugees

A shocking image of fully naked refugees picked up by Greek police has puzzled officials and the media, with Athens pointing the finger at Turkish authorities and Ankara firing back accusing Greece of covering up human rights violations...

7. 'Heartland of Legends' promotes slow and sustainable tourism

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heartland-of-legends-promotes-slow-and-sustainable-tourism

The project “Heartland of Legends” promotes slow tourism and offers authentic experiences to visitors while it also encourages circular economy and sustainability, Deputy Minister of Tourism Savvas Perdios said Thursday, in his presentation during a discussion in the framework of the 9th UNECE Ministerial Conference which takes place in Nicosia....

8. Russia facing 8th set of EU sanctions

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-facing-8th-set-of-eu-sanctions

The Permanent Representatives of the 27 Member States of the European Union reached a political agreement on Wednesday morning, during the regular meeting of COREPER, on the eighth EU sanctions package against Russia, the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU announced in a tweet....

9. No more plastic bags in supermarkets from October 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-more-plastic-bags-in-supermarkets-from-october-1st

In October, Cyprus will take action and reduce the use of plastic, according to a bill passed in 2022 that comes into force on October 1. Consequently, from the first of October, products such as plastic cotton swabs, cutlery, plates and so on will be banned from the market....

10. Construction materials recorded an annual increase of 16.69% in August

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/construction-materials-recorded-an-annual-increase-of-16-69-in-august

The Construction Materials Price Index increased by 16.69% in August 2022 compared to August 2021....

11. Woman forcibly takes savings from Beirut bank using toy gun (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/woman-forcibly-takes-savings-from-beirut-bank-using-toy-gun

A woman accompanied by activists and brandishing what she said was a toy pistol broke into a Beirut bank branch on Wednesday, taking $13,000 from her trapped savings....

12. 30.5 tons of waste collected by volunteers island-wide in 3 years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/30-5-tons-of-waste-collected-by-volunteers-island-wide-in-3-years

A total of 30.5 tons of garbage, mainly plastic, were collected in a course of three years from volunteers all over Cyprus in a campaign titled #potavristou, which means roughly translated "move and help"....

13. The second annual vegan fam festival is back!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-second-annual-vegan-fam-festival-is-back

The Vegan Fam Festival returns for the second time on Saturday, September 10, 2022, at the Centennial Olive Park in the village of Psematismenos, Larnaca. Opening time 11:00 - 23:00. Free entrance....

14. Rainwater everywhere contains unsafe levels of 'forever chemicals'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/rainwater-everywhere-contains-unsafe-levels-of-forever-chemicals

Rainwater everywhere on Earth has been found to contain dangerous levels of man-made 'forever chemicals' linked to cancer and other illnesses, a study has found....

15. Single-use plastics banned from October 1st

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/single-use-plastics-banned-from-october-1st

As of October 1, 2022, single-use plastics products will no longer be available for sale or use in Cyprus....

16. Construction costs continued its steady rise in June

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/construction-costs-continued-its-steady-rise-in-june

The Price Index of Construction Materials continued its rising trend in June, reflecting the increased cost borne by contractors and rising prices in the construction sector....

17. Construction materials up by 21.81% in May 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/construction-materials-up-by-21-81-in-may-2022

The Price Index of Construction Materials went up by 21.81% in May 2022 compared to the corresponding month of 2021, and continued the upward trend that follows since January 2021....

18. Downed Russian fighter jets being found with basic GPS 'taped to the dashboards'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/downed-russian-fighter-jets-being-found-with-basic-gps-taped-to-the-dashboards

Wrecked Russian fighter jets are being found with rudimentary GPS receivers "taped to the dashboards" in Ukraine because their inbuilt navigation systems are so bad, the UK defense minister said....

19. Turn seawater into drinking water with the push of a button

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/turn-seawater-into-drinking-water-with-the-push-of-a-button

MIT researchers have developed a portable desalination unit, weighing less than 10 kilograms, that can remove particles and salts to generate drinking water....

20. Plastic waste could be a thing of the past thanks to a new enzyme

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plastic-waste-could-be-a-thing-of-the-past-thanks-to-a-new-enzyme

Plastic waste dumped in landfills could be cleared sooner than expected after engineers developed an enzyme that can break it down in just a few hours....

21. Cypriot journalist in Ukraine probes vigilante punishment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-journalist-in-ukraine-probes-vigilante-punishment

Images and videos of people tied up to poles throughout Ukraine have been dividing public opinion for many years, but a Cypriot journalist outside Irpin who took a photo of a man with his buttocks exposed raised questions over vigilante justice...

22. Dead fetus found in Nicosia public toilets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dead-fetus-found-in-nicosia-public-toilets

A dead fetus was found in a public toilet in downtown Nicosia over the weekend, with police trying to ascertain the identity of the mother and other details surrounding the incident...

23. Study: Microplastics found in human blood for the first time

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/study-microplastics-found-in-human-blood-for-the-first-time

Microplastics – tiny pieces of plastic less than 0.2 of an inch (5mm) in diameter – have been found in human blood for the first time....

24. COVID face masks are a ticking plastic bomb

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/covid-face-masks-are-a-ticking-plastic-bomb

Every minute of the day we throw away 3 million face masks. Many end up as potentially toxic micro- and nanoplastic or carriers for other toxicants in the environment, researchers warn....

25. Cyprus produced 543,000 tons of solid waste in 2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-produced-543-000-tons-of-solid-waste-in-2020

Today, March 18, marks World Recycling Day. It is the day when people around the world raise awareness on the importance of recycling and reuse, which are key to converting waste into resources for a circular economy....

26. Five female-run businesses using design to create a waste-free world

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/five-female-run-businesses-using-design-to-create-a-waste-free-world

From ‘collaborating’ with bacteria to make material for trainers, to ‘unplastic’ made from brewery waste, these female-founded businesses enlist the power of creativity to do away with waste....

27. MIT researchers create new material as strong as steel and light as plastic

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/mit-researchers-create-new-material-as-strong-as-steel-and-light-as-plastic

MIT researchers have developed a new material that's as strong as steel but as light as plastic....

28. Shoes Made From Coffee Grounds and Recycled Plastic Bottles Are Not Only Waterproof But Super Comfy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/shoes-made-from-coffee-grounds-and-recycled-plastic-bottles-are-not-only-waterproof-but-super-comfy

Your morning coffee could be used to make a pair of sneakers, a Finnish startup reveals. Rens makes new kicks from old coffee, cutting back on waste in terms of space in landfills and methane emissions....

29. Plastics clampdown is key to climate change fight, EU environment chief says

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plastics-clampdown-is-key-to-climate-change-fight-eu-environment-chief-says

Progressive reduction of fossil fuel-based plastics is crucial to tackling climate change, the EU’s top environmental official said, ahead of a United Nations meeting to launch talks on a world-first treaty to combat plastic pollution....

30. Price Index of Construction Materials increases by 17.1% in December 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/price-index-of-construction-materials-increases-by-17-1-in-december-2021

The Price Index of Construction Materials had a 17.1% increase in December 2021, compared to December 2020, reaching 119.66 units (base year 2015=100), according to data by the Statistical Service of Cyprus....

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