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20 September, 2021
 

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1. Marital squabble behind Paphos road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/marital-squabble-behind-paphos-road-accident

Police have dropped all charges against the driver whose vehicle struck a British woman in Peyia as she was trying to cross the street, while details about why she stepped out of her own car led to a domestic abuse investigation and a second arrest...

2. Police warn public following road fatalities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-warn-public-following-road-fatalities

Cyprus Police are pleading with the public in the aftermath of last week’s road fatalities to comply with traffic rules, with officials saying many deadly accidents were preventable...

3. Massive forest fire ravages Greek island

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/massive-forest-fire-ravages-greek-island

Firefighters and residents battled into the night Monday for a seventh day against a massive fire on Greece’s second-largest island as the nation endured what the prime minister described as 'a natural disaster of unprecedented proportions'...

4. Greece mounts ‘superhuman efforts’ in multiple fronts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mounts-‘superhuman-efforts-in-multiple-fronts

Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after taking many to safety by sea...

5. Notorious cliff in Akamas claims another life

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/notorious-cliff-in-akamas-claims-another-life

A man was killed and his daughter was seriously injured in an accident in Akamas on Sunday, after their buggy car flew off a cliff and ended up in the water...

6. Greek Cypriots mount cancel Varosha campaign

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriots-unleash-varosha-cancel-campaign

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades declared on Tuesday that no Greek Cypriot from Famagusta 'would become an accomplice to Turkish plans' in Varosha, while also rejecting accusations that he was against Turkish Cypriots sharing power on the island...

7. Jewel sets sail fully vaccinated from Limassol

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/jewel-sets-sail-fully-vaccinated-from-limassol

The Jewel of the Seas sets sail from Limassol on Saturday marking the beginning of Royal Caribbean’s return to the Mediterranean, a bold move mid-pandemic after Cypriot authorities jumped on board to offer a helping hand to an industry desperately looking for a welcoming port...

8. Truck driver dies in highway night accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/truck-driver-dies-in-highway-night-accident

A truck driver was killed in a highway accident in Larnaca on Wednesday when his vehicle veered off the road and hit a road sign, with police calling on the public to come forward if they have any information about the incident...

9. Young man killed in Nisou car crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/young-man-killed-in-nisou-car-crash

A young man in the front passenger seat was killed in a car accident south of Nicosia on Friday, with police seeking the public’s help as they investigate a two-vehicle collision...

10. Two young adults die in late night crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-young-adults-die-in-late-night-crash

Two young adults died in a Sunday late night crash in Nicosia after their vehicle collided with another car a few meters outside the town’s divisional headquarters under circumstances still pending investigation...

11. Biker who lost leg in crash dies in hospital

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/biker-who-lost-leg-in-crash-dies-in-hospital

A young biker who lost his leg in a road accident in Limassol last week died in hospital on Sunday, after friends and relatives rushed to donate blood with the exact cause of death still undetermined...

12. Limassol biker dies in wild crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-biker-dies-in-wild-crash

A local biker was killed in Limassol on Saturday after he lost control of his motorcycle and went flying into the air, with witnesses saying he was popping wheelies before the crash and police not ruling out dangerous motorist behavior...

13. EY Academy of Learning & Development introduces a new Web-Based Learning initiative

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-academy-of-learning-development-introduces-a-new-web-based-learning-initiative

EY Cyprus is proud to announce the launch of a new Web-Based Learning (WBL) initiative, an expansion of the offerings of the EY Academy of Learning and Development...

14. 729 lives lost on Cyprus roads between 2008-2020

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/729-lives-lost-on-cyprus-roads-between-2008-2020

Seven hundred and twenty nine people lost their lives in road crashes between 2008-2020, 60% of which (drivers and passengers) were not wearing a seat belt while 54% of motorcycle drivers and passengers weren’t wearing a helmet, figures released by the Cyprus police on Thursday showed....

15. Lawyer jailed in vehicular manslaughter

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawyer-jailed-in-vehicular-manslaughter

A man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison after he was found guilty of vehicular manslaughter, after a young girl was killed in a car crash in 2017 caused by an intoxicated driver behind the wheel...

16. 58-year-old driver dies in fatal Paphos rotating crash

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/58-year-old-driver-dies-in-fatal-rotating-crash-in-paphos

17. Speed limits drop for city centre streets

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speed-limits-drop-for-city-centre-streets

Drivers on major roads in Cypriot cities may soon need to slow down further, if a new effort by the Road Safety Council takes hold reducing speed limits further from 50 down to just 30 kilometres per hour...

18. Smoothening the cliff edge in EU-UK relations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/smoothening-the-cliff-edge-in-eu-uk-relations

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the United Kingdom and the European Union came into effect on January 1, 2021, capping a tumultuous four-and-a-half-year period since the shocking result of the July 2016 Brexit referendum, in which 51.9% of the British voters voted in favor of leaving the EU. Subject to the delayed assent of the European Parliament, this UK-EU free trade agreement (FTA) extends zero-tariff and quota-free trade in goods between the two economic areas....

19. Police to step up checks, patrols amid holiday period

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-to-step-up-checks-patrols

With the health ministry sticking to the plan despite the holidays, the police will be stepping up patrols and checks, even in private homes in the event of a complaint....

20. Cyprus traffic cameras venture set in motion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-traffic-cameras-venture-set-in-motion

The contract for the study, installation, and maintenance of the island’s new traffic camera system was signed on Monday, setting into motion the pilot phase of the project that was several years in the making....

21. Another road fatality under investigation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-road-fatality-under-investigation

A road fatality in Larnaca is under investigation after a woman was killed when the vehicle she was driving veered off course and crushed into a divider...

22. Road worker dies in freak accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/road-worker-dies-in-freak-accident

A road worker was killed on the Limassol-Paphos highway on Tuesday after a van slammed into a road construction safety light, pinning the man underneath a maintenance truck...

23. More road deaths, incidents over weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-road-death-more-incidents-over-weekend

A pedestrian was killed in a traffic accident on Sunday marking the second road fatality over the weekend, while two others were arrested in separate road incidents in Paphos and Limassol...

24. Pedestrian killed in dangerous road accident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pedestrian-killed-in-dangerous-road-accident

A man walking with his mother along a rural coastal road in Paphos district was killed after he was struck by a vehicle, with local representatives issuing urgent calls to expedite the construction of safety features in the area including a sidewalk...

25. Cars engulfed in flames on Nicosia roads

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cars-engulfed-in-flames-on-nicosia-roads

Fire fighters responded to an incident in downtown Nicosia on Monday morning, when a car in motion caught fire, while a similar incident took place in the western part of the capital a day earlier...

26. EY Cyprus Platinum Sponsor at first Cyprus Forum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/ey-cyprus-platinum-sponsor-at-the-first-cyprus-forum

27. Thousands of drivers fined since higher penalties enforced

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thousands-of-drivers-fined-since-higher-penalties-enforced

Police have filed reports for over 2,360 traffic violations since October 1, when steeper penalties came into force as Cyprus scrambles to reduce its high rates of road deaths and accidents that are often the result of widespread reckless driving....

28. Penalties for traffic violations to spike on Thursday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/penalties-for-road-violations-to-spike-on-thursday

On Thursday, legislation enforcing new and higher penalties for traffic violations in a bid to curb road accidents and deaths come into effect, with fines to increase for a range of violations including not wearing a seatbelt or helmet, using a mobile phone, parking in a spot reserved for disabled persons, among other things....

29. Couple injured after quad bike falls off cliff

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/couple-injured-after-quad-bike-falls-off-cliff

A footballer who plays for a local team and his girlfriend were injured in a quad bike accident in Paphos on Sunday, when they fell off the same cliff where another foreign couple was killed last year...

30. Police lower over-the-limit tolerance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-lower-over-the-limit-tolerance

Motorists who go slightly over the speed limit by relying on police tolerance will need to make new calculations next week, following a decision by the transport ministry...

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