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What 45 years means to young diaspora Cypriots

It is now 45 years since the invading Turkish army landed illegally in Cyprus by boat and by parachute. Brave Cypriots fought to resist the invasion but the size and scale of Turkey’s army outnumbered and overpowered them. As …

#HandsOffCyprus campaign concludes with 58% of MPs contacted by their constituents

The Federation’s #HandsOffCyprus campaign has concluded as constituents across the UK have been emailing their MPs, over the last two months, about Turkey’s ongoing occupation of Cyprus. The template letter reminded MPs about Turkey’s refusal to abolish or even discuss …

Broxbourne Youth Activities this summer in The Guide

The Summer Holidays 2019 edition of The Guide youth brochure has just been published, promoting a whole host of positive activities for young people to do over the summer in Broxbourne.

Highlights include the Lark in the Park summer sports …

A bumper summer of fun gets underway in Barnet

Once again there is an extensive calendar of activities and courses on offer across the borough aimed at 8 to 19 year olds (up to 25 for people with learning difficulties and disabilities).

This summer will see more than 70

Ozersay’s entry into Famagusta is a violation of UN Resolutions

Ozersay’s entry into Varosha is a violation of UN Resolutions

The stalemate must be broken and the preconditions created to proceed to meaningful negotiations for a solution based on principles

The entry of Kudret Ozersay (Note: the so-called “Foreign Minister” …

The Cyprus government bows down to the Archbishop’s business demands by destroying ancient temples

The Anastasiades government bows down to the Archbishop’s business demands by destroying ancient temples • Yeroskipou Ancient Temple complex will become the backyard of the Archbishop’s hotel

Nicosia Yesterday, after days of guilty silence, the Anastasiades-DISY government was forced to …

Appeal for witnesses following assault in Waltham Cross

  • A man was assaulted in a block of flats.

  • The suspect was then chased through the high street and into a shopping centre.

  • Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Police investigating an assault in Waltham Cross are appealing …

Cyprus’ Counsellor in New York sends letter to UN Secretary General protesting Turkey’s provocations 

The Republic of Cyprus’ Counsellor in New York Polly Ioannou has sent a letter to UN Secretary General António Guterres protesting Turkey’s continuing provocative and illegal actions against the Republic, and calls on the UN chief to clearly call on …

Olive oil company unites Cyprus with a ‘taste of peace’

Hasan Siber and Alexandros Philippides, co-founders of Colive, stand in front of a 900-year-old olive tree. Siber, a Turkish Cypriot, and Philippides, a Greek Cypriot, started an olive oil company that uses olives from groves on both sides of the

Live here the Enthronement ceremony of the new Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain

We are informing the devout flock of the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain that the Enthronement and installation ceremony of the new Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain, Nikitas, will take place at the Cathedral of the Holy …