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UK Cypriot behind One-hour COVID-19 test being trialed at hospitals around London

UK Cypriot Professor Chris Toumazou is behind  A COVID-19 test that gives results in just over an hour and which requires no laboratory, potentially allowing for swifter testing of much larger numbers of people, is being rolled out at a …

US Cypriot community mourn the loss of popular Evripides Kontos

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of Evripides Kontos at the age of 90 in Florida where he was spending most of his time in recent years with his wife Evangelia. A native

Frozen West End cast announced

Lead casting has been revealed for Frozen in the West End. Samantha Barks will play Elsa with Stephanie McKeon as Anna.

The musical which has music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and book by Jennifer Lee, opened …

New hit from Petros Iakovidis

S’agapao Sou Fonaxa…..Petros Iakovidis is back with a new feel-good summer hit!

The single follows on from the success of his previous hit, Koimisou Apopse Edo, a tender ballad which remained in the Top 20 of the

Mandatory quarantine measure lifted in Cyprus on May 25, self isolation instead 

As of May 25, the mandatory quarantine measure for travellers arriving to Cyprus is lifted and self isolation is advised instead.

In a press release, on Saturday, the Transport Ministry says that all those passengers staying at hotels after their …

Motorbikes and cars confiscated by Police, five people arrested during patrol checks across Cyprus 

A total of 27 motorbikes and four cars were confiscated by the Police during the last 24 hours and five people were arrested, Police Spokesperson Christos Andreou told the CNA.

He said that the patrol checks began yesterday and that …

Scientists in Cyprus warn people to exercise great care as four test positive, two from restaurants 

Scientists in Cyprus urged the people to keep distances and exercise hygiene rules as four people tested positive for coronavirus, two from a restaurant, a day after Cyprus entered its second phase of easing the lockdown.

Addressing a press conference …

Cyprus lifting flight restrictions for 19 countries as of June 9 

Cyprus` Minister of Health issued on Friday a new decree lifting flight restrictions from Cyprus to 19 countries as of June 9 with a two-step timeframe.

These countries are included in two lists. The first list contains Greece, Malta, Bulgaria, …

Policing the restriction on large groups or gatherings

Statement concerning the current restrictions ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend:

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Laurence Taylor, the Gold Commander, this Bank Holiday weekend, for the Met’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic, said:“During the upcoming Bank Holiday weekend, officers will …

Ministry dismisses reports of ‘Turkish invasion’ of Greek territory as ‘fake news’

The Foreign Ministry on Saturday dismissed as “fake news” reports that Turkish soldiers have “invaded and occupied” a patch of Greek land in the northeastern Evros border area. “There is no foreign force on Greek territory,” the ministry said.The Foreign …