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1. Cyprus president nixes luxury car use for top civil servants

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-president-nixes-luxury-car-use-for-top-civil-servants

Cyprus’ president has scrapped plans to grant free-of-charge, around-the-clock use of state-financed luxury vehicles to top civil servants amid a public outcry over a perceived waste of taxpayers’ money, a government spokesman said Monday....

2. Britain: Rubbish isn't collected, supermarkets shelves are empty and councils slash services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/britain-rubbish-isn-t-collected-supermarkets-shelves-are-empty-and-councils-slash-services

The UK's self-isolation 'farce' means at least 1million people are now stuck at home - crippling many critical services with supermarket shelves emptying, trains canceled, bin collections axed, council services slashed and up to 25 percent of care home staff off work and one in ten NHS staff off sick....

3. Mediterranean ‘drowning’ in 3,760 tonnes of plastics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mediterranean-‘drowning-in-3-760-tonnes-of-plastics

The Mediterranean is ‘drowning’ with about 3,760 metric tonnes of plastic from its shores and surface to its bottom, according to a new Greek scientific study....

4. Feeding your dogs insects can help fight climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/feeding-your-dogs-insects-can-help-fight-climate-change

Many pet owners reflexively bark “No!” when their dog or cat prepares to feast on a bug. But despite what scientists call the “yuck factor,” insects could be a sustainable secret ingredient for the booming pet food industry....

5. Limassol Mayor highlights environmental issues affecting city

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/limassol-mayor-highlights-environmental-issues-affecting-city

A research study on the environmental risks and economic benefits of sector activities in Limassol, demonstrates the urgent need to protect the city’s coastal, marine and maritime environment....

6. Larnaca airport flooded as heavy rains drench town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/larnaca-airport-flooded-as-rains-drench-town

Larnaca authorities went on high alert Sunday after heavy rains caused flash floods and problems in many parts of the town including the airport...

7. 100 square meters of history in the old town

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/100-square-meters-of-history-in-the-old-town

Her love for vintage, her concerns for the environment, but also what she had seen working for one of the most famous high-end brands in the world, led Natasa Theodotou...

8. Divorce goes digital in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/divorce-goes-digital-in-greece

In an effort to reduce bureaucracy in Greece, the government has begun moving more of its services online in order for citizens to save time and reduce red tape....

9. Cyprus is expected to be more affected by climate change in the coming decades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-is-expected-to-be-more-affected-by-climate-change-in-the-coming-decades

Cyprus is expected to be much more affected by climate change in the coming decades, said today the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment Costas Kadis,...

10. Over 500 million euros from Cyprus by 2026

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-500-million-euros-from-cyprus-by-2026

In a speech to world leaders today at COP26, President Anastasiades said that Cyprus seeks to strengthen regional cooperation through coordinated synergies and exchange of best practices...

11. Volunteers gathered to pick up garbage in Agros over the weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/volunteers-gather-to-pick-up-garbage-in-agros-over-the-weekend

As part of the "Let's do it! Cyprus 2021" campaign, 50 volunteers and members of NGO's gathered together over the weekend in Agros and managed to fill 25 bags of mixed garbage and 12 bags of PMD materials....

12. Government subsidies to replace electrical appliances in homes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-subsidies-to-replace-electrical-appliances-in-homes

The Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry is in the process of preparing a Sponsorship Plan for the replacement of electrical appliances in the homes of vulnerable electricity consumers, following and announcement made by Minister Natasa Pilides. ...

13. Less red tape for asylum seekers but no new options

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/less-red-tape-for-asylum-seekers-but-no-new-options

Labor minister Zeta Emilianidou says her office has simplified paperwork for the hiring of asylum seekers, but the country's chamber of commerce says cutting red tape and shuffling less paper does not solve staff shortages in fields that are still inaccessible to those applicants...

14. Calls to end uncontrolled garbage disposal

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/calls-to-end-uncontrolled-garbage-disposal

Cypriot citizens will once again be burdened with financial sanctions imposed by the EU if regulations against uncontrolled garbage disposal are not implemented....

15. 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....

16. Outage highlights how vital Facebook has become worldwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/outage-highlights-how-vital-facebook-has-become-worldwide

In Lima, Peru, the breakdown complicated dental technician Mary Mejia’s job. Like most Peruvian medical workers, she uses WhatsApp for a multitude of tasks, including scheduling appointments and ordering crowns....

17. Turning food waste into food

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/turning-food-waste-into-food

Greek-owned startup Better Origin makes the most of the food recycling process, turning food waste into top-quality food for poultry and squeezing an entire farm into a container....

18. EU: A charger for all mobile phones - A blow to Apple

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eu-a-charger-for-all-mobile-phones-a-blow-to-apple

The European Commission is pushing for a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones, ...

19. Iconic actor Jean-Paul Belmondo has died.

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iconic-actor-jean-paul-belmondo-has-died

Jean-Paul Belmondo, an undisputed star of France's New Wave cinema has died. He was 88....

20. Cypriot teams waste no time in Attica

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-teams-waste-no-time-in-greece

A Cypriot fire fighting team dispatched to Greece this week wasted no time upon arrival in Attica on Wednesday, as wildfires in the broader area continued to threaten the wider region in the hottest part of the summer...

21. 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...

22. Cyprus wants to cut red tape in fire response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-cut-red-tape-in-fire-response

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has instructed officials to look for ways to cut red tape in the prevention and handling of fires, following a devastating blaze that killed four workers and exposed lack of coordination between state and local authorities...

23. EU ready to claw back stolen funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-ready-to-claw-back-stolen-funds

The European Public Prosecutor’s Office goes to work next week, after the Council gave the green light this week for the first supranational independent agency to begin investigating and prosecuting crimes against the EU budget...

24. 22 green points operating islandwide, 14 more in pipeline

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/22-green-points-operating-islandwide-14-more-in-pipeline

There are 22 green points operating across Cyprus, Environment Minister Costas Kadis said on Thursday, adding that the aim is to set up another 14 large green points to accommodate densely populated areas and dozens more smaller drop-off points in rural areas....

25. Islandwide rollout of 'pay as you throw' programme in 2022

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/islandwide-rollout-of-pay-as-you-throw-programme-in-2022

The ‘pay as you throw’ programme is expected to be rolled out across Cyprus next year, President Nicos Anastasiades said Wednesday....

26. Damning State Dep. report highlights Cyprus human rights issues

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/damning-state-dep-report-highlights-cyprus-human-rights-issues

A US State Department country report on human rights practices in 2020 proved damning for Cyprus which was found to have had significant human rights issues last year....

27. Surge in concentration of Covid genetic material in Limassol wastewater

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/surge-in-concentration-of-covid-genetic-material-in-limassol-wastewater

The concentration of genetic fragments of coronavirus in Limassol’s urban wastewater has recorded a steady increase over the past few months, a scientific study found....

28. 642kg of waste per person in 2019 in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/642kg-of-waste-per-person-in-2019-in-cyprus

Almost 225 million tonnes of municipal waste was generated in the EU in 2019, according to data released Tuesday by Eurostat....

29. Cyprus and Israel agree on green passports

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-israel-agree-on-green-passports

Cyprus and Israel reached an agreement on Sunday which would allow vaccinated Israelis to travel to the island without quarantine or other testing restrictions...

30. Cypriot army to feed animals with leftovers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-army-to-feed-animals-with-leftovers

The Animal Party Cyprus says the National Guard has agreed to reduce food waste by saving leftovers for Cyprus’ animal shelters...

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