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A primary school place for every child in Barnet

This year over 94 per cent of children who applied on time for a place at a Barnet primary school received one of their top three choices, and almost 84 per cent received an offer at their first choice of …

UK to trial use of COVID-19 survivors’ blood plasma for treatment

LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom is preparing to collect the blood from COVID-19 survivors to investigate if convalescent plasma transfusions could improve an infected patient’s speed of recovery and chances of survival.

“NHS Blood and Transplant is preparing to

UK Cypriot Panayis Rousou sadly passes away


 Panayis Rousou 

(From Αkanthou, Cyprus) 

We are all very heartbroken with the passing away of our dearly beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle Panayis. A man who believed in family. All family extended or immediate were …

UK Cypriot Christakis Christodoulou sadly passes away

Death announcement

It is with great sadness that beloved Christakis Christodoulou sadly passed away on the Saturday 18th April 2020, aged 91. He came to England in 1947, residing in Haringey Green Lanes then moved to Enfield Town in 1990. …

UK Cypriot Elpiniki (Niki) Papakyriacou sadly passes away


Elpiniki (Niki) Papakyriacou 

(From in Yialousa, Cyprus) 

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing away of our beloved Mother, Elpiniki Papakyriacou, who died on 1st April at St. Bart’s Hospital, London, after bravely undergoing …

Two flights from Larnaca to Kiev and Frankfurt on Tuesday and Wednesday

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works arranged two flights from Larnaca to Kiev and Frankfurt, on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively.

A relevant announcement, circulated by the PIO, says that students and citizens who …

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks on celebrating Greek Orthodox Easter

Greek-American actress/ producer Rita Wilson penned this article several years ago and it immediately went viral among the Greek and Cypriot communities around the world. It talks about Rita’s Greek heritage and how she’s managed to turn her husband, actor …

People in Cyprus celebrate Orthodox Easter at home

Orthodox Easter was celebrated this year in Cyprus with people confined in their homes, due to restrictive measures in place to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

As church services, usually attended by thousands of people, remained closed to the public this …

Cyprus police report 119 pedestrians and drivers for violating restrictions

Police reported 119 pedestrians and drivers for violating restrictive measures in place to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. A Police Spokesperson told CNA that they conducted a total of 3,269 spot-checks from 6.00pm on Easter Sunday until 6.00am on Easter Monday.

Turkish drill ship “Yavuz” en route to Cyprus’ EEZ 

Turkish drill ship “Yavuz” set sail on Sunday from the Turkish port of Taşucu, in the country’s southern coast, en route to a drilling target in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ), while the vessel is accompanied by a Turkish frigate.