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Congratulations to UK Cypriots Chris and Katerina Joannides on their first baby

Raphael Joannides was born on Orthodox Good Friday on the 17th of April 2020 at the North Middlesex Hospital at 17.36 hours weighing 6.5 pounds. The proud parents are Chris and Katerina Joannides. Chris is born in London his parents …

UK Cypriot owner of Palmers Green Fish and Chip shop supporting the NHS by giving their workers free fish and chips

The UK Cypriot owner of Ooh Yes Fish Bar at 16 Green Lanes London N13 6JR has been supporting the NHS by giving its workers free fish and chips. Well done to Ali Bulbuller who was born in Limassol, Cyprus …

UK Cypriot interviewed on ITV programme This Morning as he risks his life everyday to help the NHS

Despite heart problems and a family who needs him, 54 year old UK Cypriot bus driver Demetris Xinaris  has volunteered and risks his life to drive NHS staff to the new Nightingale hospital at the London Excel.

Demetris was interviewed …

British plane carrying Turkish medical equipment arrives in UK

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – A British military plane carrying medical protective equipment from Turkey landed in the UK early on Wednesday, Turkey’s state-owned Anadolu news agency reported.

Healthcare workers on the frontline of the coronavirus outbreak are increasingly reporting shortages of …

Are you proud to care?

Proud to Care London, a partnership between councils across the capital, is highlighting positions available now that will ultimately help the NHS save lives by providing essential care for vulnerable and elderly residents in the community, particularly those recovering from …

Statement: Islington and Camden Cemetery Services in Trent Park, Cockfosters and Finchley to reopen

Today we are announcing new arrangements for the opening hours and operation of cemeteries run by Islington and Camden Cemetery Services.

We’ve been working hard to ensure we can reopen our cemeteries, to allow mourners to be able to visit

Restrictive measures to be phased out gradually starting in early May, Professor Karayiannis tells Cyprus News Agency

Restrictive measures are expected to be phased out gradually, starting in early May, said Petros Karayiannis, a Professor of Microbiology and Molecular Virology and member of the  Ministy of Health Advisory Committee.

Speaking to CNA, Karayiannis said that stability and …

The fight against COVID-19 in the Cypriot community

I recently read a research paper about the impact of Vitamin D deficiency on the mortality rate of Covid-19 sufferers.

This research indicated that those with Vitamin D deficiency had worse outcomes when they caught the virus.

The research looked …

UK Cypriot Maria Matheou sadly passes away from coronavirus

 † DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT 

Maria Matheou 

(From Ayios Andronikos, Varosha) 

It is with great sadness to announce the loss of Maria Matheou née David. Maria passed away on Thursday 09 April 2020 leaving behind her daughter Flora and son-in-law Efstathios, …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Demetris Pitsillides has passed away

 † DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT 

Demetris Pitsilides 

(From Engomi) Sadly our beloved Demetris, passed away on Thursday 16th April 2020, aged 89. 

He leaves behind his wife Pertigoo (Penelope), daughters: Chrysoulla, Androulla, Georgia, Vathoulla, son in law Nick, grandchildren: Demetri, Christos, Gabriel, …