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UK coronavirus death toll rises by 121 to 36,914

The United Kingdom’s death toll from confirmed coronavirus cases has risen to 36,914, up 121 from a day earlier, official figures showed on Monday.…

WHO warns of ‘second peak’ in areas where COVID-19 declining

GENEVA (Reuters) – Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Monday.

The world is still in …

17 year old UK Cypriot sets up online network called Mentor Jr to tutor (for free)

IN the week teaching unions threatened to sue any head who dares to reopen their school and have instructed teachers not to even tutor children online, I want to tell you the story of a 17-year old girl called Jessie…

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Hermes Loizou has passed away

 † DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT

HERMES LOIZOU 

(From Komi Kebir, Cyprus) 

It is with such great sadness that we announce the loss of our beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and brother-in-law, who passed away on Monday 18th May 2020 at the …

Contactless and Oyster cards reinstated on more than 1,000 buses

First phase of reinstating touching in across London’s bus network

Transport for London (TfL) announced  that it will begin the phased re-introduction of the requirement for passengers to touch in on buses with their contactless, Oyster or concessionary card, starting

39 year old Australian Cypriot murdered in Sydney

News of the alleged murder of concreter Kevin Kourtis, 39, in his Langston Street home in Riverstone by a group of teenagers has sent ripples through the Greek and Cypriot communities of Sydney.

The police released a media release on …

Fire at shop with flats above – Leyton

The second floor of the mid-terraced property was destroyed by the fire and part of the roof

Cypriot Students begin their return to Greece

 

Two charter flights from Larnaca to Athens took place on Sunday, carrying students back to their universities where their physical presence is required.

A Ministry of Education statement said that a third flight scheduled was cancelled due to a …

Mandatory quarantine measure lifted in Cyprus on Monday

The Mandatory quarantine measure for travellers arriving to Cyprus was lifted as of Monday and self isolation is advised instead.

All passengers staying at hotels after their arrival were asked to make arrangements to return home and were urged to …

Turkish Cypriot leader contacts Cyprus President to ask for help to extinguish fire in the occupied areas

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, had on Sunday afternoon a telephone conversation with Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akinci, who contacted him requesting the contribution of the aerial firefighting means of the Republic of Cyprus to extinguish a fire in the occupied