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Today we remember one of our own 8 year old UK Cypriot Saffie Roussos who lost her life in the Manchester terrorist attack

The arena bombing was “forever etched in our minds”, the Dean of Manchester said as he led a live-streamed memorial service to mark the third anniversary of the attack.

Twenty-two people were killed and hundreds injured in the suicide bombing …

The gradual lifting of restrictions in movements from the crossing points between the free and occupied areas

AKEL welcomes the decision to gradually lift the restrictions in the movement from the crossing points between the free and occupied areas, with the implementation of appropriate health protection measures. The measure regarding the crossing of motor vehicles for Greek …

Supporting those most in need: Final call for community food packages

These are incredibly difficult times for our community, with many of us tragically losing friends and family members due to COVID-19. Our thoughts are with every single one of you that has suffered the loss of a loved one. Despite …

Finsbury Park stabbing

Police were called to Seven Sisters Road, N4 at 18:01hrs on Wednesday, 20 May to a report of an assault.
Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a man in his 20’s suffering from slash injuries.
He has been …

We sadly announce UK Cypriot Sophoulla Andreou has passed away

  † DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT

Sophoulla Andreou

 (from Rizokarpaso, Famagusta)

Is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Sophoulla Andreou that died on 21 March 2020 at the age of 82. Sophoulla came to London as 16 years …

Australian Cypriots in Melbourne on hand to help their vulnerable and needy in their community

It is now the second week now since a food collection point was set up at the Cypriot Community House at 495 Lygon Street in Melbourne and the donations have been pouring in to help those affected by the COVID-19 …

Victoria Line update

There will be no Victoria line service on Saturday 23, Sunday 24 and Monday 25 May 2020, due to planned engineering works.

If your journey is not essential, we ask that you continue to avoid public transport to free up …

Cyprus to open airports again on June 9: deputy tourism minister

ATHENS (Reuters) – Cyprus will reopen its airports on June 9 as it gradually lifts restrictions imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus, the island’s Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios said on Wednesday.

“We expect a full containment of the …

If the Cyprus government had supported small and medium sized businessesit would have Parliament’s support

The Anastasiades government is unable to grasp what even right-wing governments in Europe have understood. That is to say, the economy in the era of the coronavirus pandemic period needs first and foremost to be supported, not to be burdened …

Crossing points on divided Cyprus will gradually open from June 8

NICOSIA (Reuters) – Crossings used by thousands of Cypriots daily between the Turkish and Greek Cypriot sides of the divided island and sealed shut by the coronavirus lockdown will gradually start reopening from June 8, an official said on Thursday.…