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You’ll never walk alone…

…is best known today as a football anthem and whenever the Liverpool Kop join as one to sing it there are few more stirring sounds in the world of soccer. The original song comes from the Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic …

Four new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Cyprus, all from school testing 

Four new cases of coronavirus were confirmed on Saturday by the Ministry of Health, noting that all four came from 325 tests at schools on students and school staff.

A total of 1,564 tests were held, the Ministry of Health …

EUREKA The Hoplites

The Hoplites

In the Iliad, battles took the form of individual duels between the heroes on each side. The remainder of the Greek army played a very minor role, hovering on the sidelines, slinging stones and shouting encouragement to its …

Voyages in isolation – travelling through the literature of quarantine

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times … it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness … we had everything before us, we had nothing before us”

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Victoria Hislop novel tops Olympic Holidays customers’ favourite holiday reads

Book it! Olympic Holidays’ shout-out for its customers to share their favourite holiday reads certainly demonstrates that many love a good book to ‘get into’ while on holiday –recommendations have been flooding in.

Mandy Baggot and Mary Renault are popular …

Foreign holidays are ‘unlikely’ this summer says Matt Hancock

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has dealt a blow to any remaining hopes of a foreign holiday this summer, saying such trips are “unlikely” to be possible because of the continued threat of coronavirus.

Despite Ryanair announcing plans to restore 40% …

Shop owner in Cyprus fined for opening after 10pm violating COVID-19 restrictions 

A shop owner was fined by the Police for opening after 10pm violating the COVID-19  restrictions. Two citizens were also probed for home gatherings while another shop owner was fined for not having the appropriate signs as the decree outlines.…

DBRS confirms Republic of Cyprus at BBB (low), trend changed to stable 

DBRS Ratings confirmed the Republic of Cyprus’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency – Issuer Ratings at BBB (low) and changed the trend to Stable from Positive. At the same time, DBRS Morningstar confirmed the Republic of Cyprus’s Short-Term Foreign and …

The EU27 express their full solidarity for Cyprus` sovereign rights, condemning Turkey`s illegal actions 

The EU27 Member States express their full solidarity, but also their support for Cyprus` sovereignty and sovereign rights, and their condemnation of the ongoing Turkey`s illegal actions within the EEZ, which are moving in the opposite direction from what the …

Greeks return to beaches in heatwave, but keep umbrellas apart

ATHENS (Reuters) – Greeks flocked to the seaside on Saturday when more than 500 beaches reopened, as the country sought to walk the fine line between protecting people from COVID-19 while reviving the tourism sector that many depend on for …