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Easter message for the Greek Orthodox community from Theresa Villiers

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, has issued the following message for Holy Week for the Orthodox Church which marks Easter on Sunday 19th April, a week after the date on which it is celebrated by the Catholic and Protestant …

Orthodox Easter message from Catherine West MP for Hornsey and Wood Green

As the newly appointed Shadow Minister for Europe, I wanted to wish you all Christos Anesti and to send my very best wishes for a Blessed Orthodox Easter this Sunday 19th April.
This Easter is unlike previous years for all …

Easter Message from National Federation of Cypriots in the UK President Christos Karaolis

Easter Message of the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK

This Easter will be different, but just as important, for all of us. Instead of large family gatherings and packed church services to proclaim Christ is Risen, we will …

UK throws coronavirus lifeline to more big businesses

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain extended its nationwide lockdown on Thursday as stand-in leader Dominic Raab ordered Britons to stay at home for at least another three weeks to prevent the spread of a coronavirus outbreak which has already claimed over …

Happy birthday to UK Cypriot Steve Stavrinou who overcame coronavirus after being in hospital for three weeks

Happy birthday to Steve Stavrinou who celebrates his birthday today April the 16th  he only came out of North Middlesex hospital in Edmonton two days ago after three weeks and three days after being diagnosed with Covid-19 he thought he …

Greek Orthodox easter traditions

Greek Easter, one of the most important religious festivals has arrived accompanied by the smell of spring, the rebirth of nature and the sweet smell of home cooking….

In most countries we will not be able to celebrate Greek Easter …

Chancellor admits ‘significant’ economic impact of coronavirus

The coronavirus crisis is having a “significant” impact on the UK economy, the chancellor has admitted, after a new report claimed Covid-19 is causing the worst economic shock in 100 years.

Rishi Sunak conceded the government “can’t protect every business …

UK lockdown likely to be extended as death toll nears 13,000

The UK looks set to extend its lockdown measures into early or perhaps even late May, just as other European coronavirus hotspots start to lift some restrictions on businesses.

The number of deaths in UK hospitals stood at 12,868 on …





The delectable Juliette Binoche excels yet again in this intense psychological drama that builds up like a thriller. Safy Nebbou’s intriguing film tells the story of Claire …

Barnet Council has so far paid out more than £19million in grants to help protect local businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.

Image of a coffee shop and delivery van

With the help of a government backed scheme, grants have been paid to more than 1,000 Barnet businesses, with payments ranging from £10,000 to £25,000.

Small business grants are available to businesses