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New recruits patrolling across London

When Yanique Bailey first applied to join the Metropolitan Police Service in 2017, she thought she knew most of the challenges she would face.

What she didn’t expect was a London with far fewer people on the streets and having …

We are Islington helpline delivers 1,000th package to residents in need

Islington’s community efforts to support residents affected by coronavirus reached a new milestone on Thursday (30 April), when the 1,000thsupport package was delivered through the We are Islington helpline.

The helpline, run by Islington Council, has been connecting

Coronavirus: Spain makes masks compulsory on public transport

Masks will be compulsory on public transport in Spain from Monday as the country moves to gradually relax its tough lockdown.

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said the government would distribute 6m masks, mainly at transport locations, and give another 7m …

UK Cypriot Husband and wife die withn a month of each other

 † DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT 

Spyros Papakyriacou 

(From Rizokarpaso, Cyprus) 

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing away of our beloved dad, Spyros Papakyriacou, who died on the evening of 27th April, at home in London, with his three …

The EU should and can play a decisive role in efforts for substantive talks on the Cyprus issue

Despite the difficulties, the EU ought to and can play a decisive role in the efforts for substantive talks on the Cyprus issue, so that very soon a reunified state will be the one to actively and effectively participate in …

Greece’s coronavirus death toll rises to 143 and blueprint prepared for tourism

Greece’s death toll from the novel coronavirus has climbed to 143 after three patients, all male, died on Saturday.

Two of the patients, aged 83 and 85, died at Athens’ NIMTS Navy Hospital. The third patient died at the capital’s …

UK COVID-19 death toll rises to 28,131, shadowing Italy

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll rose 621 to 28,131 as of May 1, just short of Italy which has had the deadliest novel coronavirus outbreak among European countries.

“Sadly of those tested positive for coronavirus… 28,131 …

Boris Johnson’s son named after doctors who ‘saved’ PM’s life

LONDON (Reuters) – Boris Johnson and his fiancée Carrie Symonds have named their newborn son Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas, partly as a tribute to two of the intensive care doctors who they said had saved the British leader’s life as he …

LGR listener figures triple!

London Greek Radio (LGR) has recorded a huge increase in listening figures during the coronavirus pandemic.

Along with other local, commercial and BBC stations across the UK, whilst some stations have reported double-digit increases in online listening in recent weeks, …

Public Health and the ‘war’

World Health Day was on 7 April, a day where public health achievements should be celebrated, yet simultaneously the Coronavirus pandemic was creating devastation worldwide. There has been an unprecedented barrage of statements and promises regarding the role that public …