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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

Eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases announced in Cyprus on Sunday, seven of them Cypriots returning to the country

Eight new confirmed COVID-19 cases were announced on Sunday by the authorities in Cyprus, after 1,953 tests were carried out. Seven of the positive cases concern people who have been repatriated. The other person who tested positive was among the

UK Cypriot Theo Paphitis says ‘Retail will never, ever be the same again

Entrepreneur and former Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis talks to the BBC’s Emma Simpson about the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on retail.

He says retail will never be the same again, echoing comments from the boss of Marks and

Johnson backs aide who crossed UK during lockdown

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson backed his senior adviser Dominic Cummings on Sunday, despite calls from within his own Conservative Party for the aide to resign for driving 250 miles during the coronavirus lockdown.With Johnson’s words that he had acted …

UK Cypriots galore on TV today

On A Inspector Morse episode Greeks bearing gifts shown today we had three UK Cypriots appearing Eve Polycarpou, Andreas Marcou and Andrew Kazamia.

The story revolving around a Greek restaurant in Oxford.

The suspects in the murder of a Greek …