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We sadly announce that popular UK Cypriot John Joseph Youselli has passed away

 † DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT 

 Jοhn Joseph Youselli

(from Kοrmakitis, Cyprus)

It is with great sadness to inform you that our beloved John passed away on 7th April 2020 at the age of 51. He leaves behind his beloved wife Lydia, Children: …

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) continues to plan future operations

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) continues to plan future operations, once conditions allow so.

A relevant announcement says that CMP still continues its operations within the constraints of the prolonged movement restrictions.

“Although excavations cannot yet resume, …

The contribution of Cypriot diaspora in these difficult times is immense, Presidential Commissioner says

The contribution of our diaspora to those stranded abroad, to students and overseas Cypriots in need is immense in these difficult times, as the spread of COVID-19 continues, said Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou.

Speaking to CNA, Photiou noted that the …

A British woman convicted of making up gang-rape claims in Cyprus will speak about the case in her first television interview tonight on ITV

The teenager convicted of making up gang rape claims in Cyprus will speak about the ordeal in her first television interview.

ITV’s new documentary Believe Me: The Cyprus Rape Case, speaks to the 19-year-old woman, known as Emily in the

Why George Michael Bought the John Lennon ‘Imagine’ Piano

John Lennon’s “Imagine” is the most famous song from his solo career. It’s an anthem for peace and antimaterialism. Interestingly, the piano on which John composed it was owned by a different artist: George Michael.

Michael made music that was

We sadly announce that popular UK Cypriot Joseph Panayiotou has passed away

Joseph Panayiotou
(from Nikoklia, Paphos)

Passed away on Friday 10 April 2020 at the age of 69. He was born on 7 November 1950, arrived in the UK in 1975 and married Eleni in 1976.
It is with great sadness …

Thousands of protective masks sent by the Communist Party of Chine to AKEL in Cyprus will be given to care homes supporting vulnerable groups of the population

Thousands of protective masks sent by the Communist Party of Chine to AKEL will be given to care homes supporting vulnerable groups of the population
AKEL C.C. Press Office, 14th April 2020, Nicosia
The Communist Party of China has sent …

UK Cypriot Husband and wife die from coronavirus within days of each other

We sadly announce that Pavlos Faccas sadly passed away Saturday 28th March 2020 at the age of 81 and his wife Anita three days later Thursday 2nd of April 2020 at the age of 77 both died of Coronavirus. The …

UK Cypriot speaks about being hospitalised with coronavirus

UK Cypriot Mario Antoniou Garcia speaks about his coronavirus experience.Mario who is 53 was born in London his father Cypriot from Ayia Varvara and mother Spanish.
He grew up in Palmers Green and attended Aylward School and then Barnet Southgate …

One more death, 29 new confirmed cases announced in Cyprus 

One more death was reported in Cyprus due to COVID-19 with authorities also announcing that 29 people tested positive on Monday.
The 79-year-old man who passed away had serious health issues, authorities added.

Dr. Leontios Kostrikis, member of the Advisory …