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Cyprus: Conservation works at Agia Triada Basilica mosaics and Agios Philon church completed

Conservations works at Agia Triada Basilica mosaics and Agios Philon church, in Karpasia, in the Turkish occupied part of Cyprus, have been completed and a ceremony to mark their completion will take place on September 21st, in the presence of …

Number of asylum applicants registered in Cyprus increase over 130% in 2019, compared to last year

Minister of Interior, Constantinos Petrides, has said on that an unprecedented increase of over a 130% has been recorded in new asylum applicants registered in Cyprus compared to the already high of 2018, describing the situation as “extremely challenging”.

Addressing …

‘Serious’ increase of cruise tourism in Cyprus expected in coming years

Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios said on Thursday that a serious increase of cruise tourism was expected in Cyprus in the coming years.

Perdios is leading a Cypriot delegation at “Seatrade Europe”, Europe’s largest international cruise and river cruise …

New leisure centres open after Barnet council invests £44m

New Barnet Leisure Centre, in the heart of the local community within Victoria Recreation Ground will operate as a cashless facility and features a range of new modern innovations. Residents can now enjoy access to a learner pool, 25m six-lane …

Cyprus is considering to bring the case of Famagusta before the UN Security Council, President Anastasiades says

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has said that Cyprus is considering the possibility of bringing the case of Turkish provocations in the fenced off area of Famagusta before the UN Security Council, and taking legal action against …

Second and third phase of Apostles Andreas monastery’s restoration in Cyprus to begin soon ,

Greek Cypriot co-chair of the bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage in Cyprus, Takis Hadjidemetriou, has told CNA that the second and the third phase of works for the restoration of Apostle Andreas monastery, in the occupied part of Cyprus, …

Brexit in chaos after court rules PM’s suspension of parliament was unlawful

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament was unlawful, a court ruled on Wednesday, prompting immediate calls for lawmakers to return to work as the government and parliament battle over the future of Brexit.

Scotland’s highest court of …

CCTV appeal issued after elderly woman on mobility scooter has items stolen

Detectives have released CCTV footage of two women they want to identify after an elderly woman had cash stolen whilst shopping on her mobility scooter.

At 15:30hrs on Sunday, 3 March the 79-year-old victim was sitting on her mobility scooter …

Happy name day to all Theodoros, Theodoras, Theos, Doros and Doras

Happy name day to all Theodoros, Theodoras, Theos, Doros and Doras who are celebrating their name day today September the 11th.

Theodoros is a common male Greek name whose origins are found in the ancient years. Theodoros is a word …

Holloway Road fire

Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters were called to a fire at a terraced house converted into flats on Holloway Road between Fortnam Road and Tollington Way in Islington.

Most of a flat on the ground floor was damaged