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Home and Away’s Australian Cypriot Ada Nicodemou posts stunning holiday snaps

Ada Nicodemou, who plays Leah Patterson-Baker in Home and Away has shared stunning holiday snaps from her European getaway.

With Greek-Cypriot parents it’s no wonder Ada likes to spend her vacation time exploring her heritage as she is in Athens …

Cranswick buys UK Cypriot Mediterranean food specialist Katsouris Brothers

UK food manufacturer Cranswick has announced it has acquired Katsouris Brothers, a local Mediterranean food products business, for GBP43.5m (US$53.7m).

That price could increase depending on the purchased company’s future performance.

Katsouris Brothers, which uses the Cypressa brand name, is …

Week of action throughout London to target pickpockets and prevent theft

British Transport Police (BTP) officers will be out at stations and on trains across London this week, as part of a drive to tackle theft and pickpocketing.
Operation Farrier will see more than 100 officers each day – uniformed and

Mobile clinic for rough sleepers in Haringey

People who are rough sleeping often experience poor physical and mental health and evidence shows that they face particular disadvantages when trying to access healthcare.

The Council and its partners set out a clear commitment in the Borough Plan and …

Islington Council stands up for renters’ rights with new landlord licensing scheme proposals

Islington Council has announced proposals for two new property licensing schemes to help secure a fairer deal for private renters in the borough by improving conditions.

The first is a borough-wide scheme licensing houses in multiple occupation (HMOs), requiring landlords …

Yellow heatwave warning issued in Cyprus, Fire Brigade on alert for possible fires

The Department of Meteorology has issued a yellow warning for Monday between the hours of 1230 and 1700, as temperatures are expected to reach 41 degrees Celsius inland and 32 in the mountains.

Meanwhile, the Fire Brigade is on alert …

UK Cypriot Brother and sister inherit £140,000 lottery windfall from grandad they never knew

UK Cypriot Nick Christou and his sister are eligible for £70,000 each after legal costs after discovering they were next of kin of their estranged grandfather.

Staffordshire-based Jim Ross, who died last year aged 80, lost contact with his daughter …

Happy birthday to our Andreas Chialoufas who celebrates 90 years

We like to wish Andreas Chialoufas a happy 90th birthday.
Andreas who now lives in Cyprus with his wife Christalla was the the General manager of Parikiaki Newspaper from 1984 to 1995 and was the Co founder of the Cyprus …

Comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon plan to argue over souvlaki and moussaka

Lovable British frenemies Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon have embarked on their fourth food and travel adventure, and this time they plan to argue over souvlaki and moussaka.

“The Trip,” a semi-improvised travelogue series, has chronicled Coogan and Brydon’s trips …

Kalymnos, the island of sponge divers

The photo is accredited by This was the diving suit of a sponge diver around 1940s and is called “skafandro”.

Depicting Sponge Fishing in Kalymnos.
Kalymnos is an island that is located in the south-east of Greece. It is …