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2 dead, 1 missing as rains pound central Greece

Two people have died and a third is missing in central Greece as heavy rains have flooded the region
The victims are a woman found dead in her home in the town of Farsala, in the region of Thessaly, and

Islington secures extra funding to help rough sleepers

Islington Council has successfully bid for £826,000 of funding to support its work with rough sleepers.

The funding will support 93 units of accommodation, including for people with very complex needs; access to emergency accommodation, and funding for support workers.

Appeal after shot fired through letterbox in Barnet

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a shot was fired through the letterbox of a Barnet home.

Police were called at around 00:05hrs on Monday, 14 September to reports of a firearm discharge in Basing Way, Finchley.

Officers …

Giant George Michael mural unveiled in Kingsbury in memory of one of our own UK Cypriot major talents

A giant George Michael mural has been unveiled in the area where the late-singer grew up.

The artwork is in Kingsbury, north west London, where the Wham! star lived and went to school until his early teens.

Featuring scenes from …

French State Secretary expresses strong support for Nicosia’s positions, witnesses first hand Turkish illegal activities

French State Secretary for European Affairs Clément Beaune expressed on Friday his country’s strong support for the positions of the Republic of Cyprus, which are in accordance with international law. Beaune, accompanied by Cyprus’ Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides and National …

There will be COVID-19 cases at schools in Cyprus but we must avoid an outbreak

There will be positive COVID-19 cases at schools, but we must aim at avoiding an outbreak through contamination points, said Zoe-Dorothea Pana, a Lecturer of Pediatrics at the European University Cyprus and member of the Scientific Advisory Committee, after a …

Cyprus authorities announce seven new COVID-19 cases

Seven new COVID-19 cases were detected in Cyprus after conducting 3,039 laboratory tests, authorities announced on Friday. This brings the total number of cases detected in Cyprus to 1,565.

An announcement by the Ministry of Health says that three positive …

Second UK lockdown? PM says second wave inevitable, new restrictions possible

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said he did not want another national lockdown but that new restrictions may be needed because the country was facing an “inevitable” second wave of COVID-19.Ministers were on Friday reported to be considering a second …

Cyprus: Only handful of tourists showed COVID-19 symptoms

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is trying to salvage a dismal tourist season by touting that only five of the roughly 200,000 tourists that have spent their holidays on east Mediterranean island nation this summer have exhibited any COVID-19

Cyprus’ …

Turkey extends hydrocarbon survey off Cyprus by one month

Turkey said on Friday it extended the operations of its seismic research vessel Barbaros Hayrettin Pasa off southeastern Cyprus until Oct. 18.

Cyprus’ internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government has long been at loggerheads with Turkey, which began drilling for oil …