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Italy follows Turkey’s drilling activities around Cyprus with concern, source tells CNA

Italy follows with a lot of attention and concern developments regarding the dispatch of Turkish drilliship Yavuz in Cyprus` Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and is in close contact with the Cypriot authorities on this issue a well-informed source has told

Cyprus gradual lifting of restrictions and economy restart strategy before Cabinet on April 29

A strategy on the gradual lifting of restrictive measures in place to contain the COVID-19 pandemic and the economy`s restart is expected to be presented to the Cabinet of Cyprus on April 29, Government Spokesperson Kyriacos Koushos said on Tuesday.

Serving up some Haringey heroes

If you’ve been wondering what’s been going on behind the scenes at our food distribution hubs, check out this fantastic video from Sunny Karagozlu, founder of Edible London.

Sunny set up Edible London over two years ago as a local …

We sadly announce that popular UK Cypriot Helen Zemenides has sadly passed away

21.11.1959 – 18.04.2020



(from London) 

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Helen, aged 60. She passed away on Holy Saturday, 18 April 2020. She leaves behind her husband …

53 years since the black anniversary of the fascist coup of 21st April 1967 in Greece

The biggest traitors wore the mask of nationalist jingoism

AKEL C.C. Press Office, 20th April 2020, Nicosia

21st April 1967 is one the darkest pages in the history of the Greek and Cypriot people. The coup d’état of …

UK Cypriot Andreas Constantinos Makrakis sadly passes away


Αndreas Constantinos Makrakis 

(From old Famagusta) 

Is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Andreas Makrakis on Tuesday 31/03/2020 at the age of 93. 

He loved his family and he will be greatly …

Stelios Statement on the easyJet/Airbus scandal

Stelios Statement on the easyJet/Airbus scandal 18April 2019 at 11.53h BST More always on

Commenting on the groundless allegations made by John Barton chairman of easyJet in his interview with Collingridge, John’ the airline’s founder and largest shareholder

​More than 280 Metropolitan Police Special Constables target violent offenders

More than 280 Met Special Constables join the fight to suppress violence in London.

More than 280 Met Special Constables (MSC), volunteer officers with the same powers as regular police officers, were out across London this weekend, focussed on targeting …

Man from Palmers Green jailed for firearm and drug offences

A Palmers Green man has been jailed for firearm and drug offences.

Mauricio Myftaraj, 28 (17.06.1991) an Albanian national of Myrtle Road, N13, was sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment at Wood Green Crown Court on Friday, 17 April.

This followed …

Metropolitan Police welcomes 320 new recruits

[new recruits online training]

The Met virtually welcomed its latest round of recruits at the end of last month, with 320 trainees taking their first steps to becoming police officers.

The intake were set to start at Hendon on Monday,