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Appeal following teen stabbing in Green Lanes Haringey

Detectives investigating the stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Haringey are appealing for information.

Police were called at around 18:40hrs on Monday, 6 April to reports of a group of males fighting at Green Lanes Walk, N4.

Officers and London …

Easter, Fasting and COVID 19

Of the two main faiths in Cyprus, fasting features as an important part of our ritual. Although little known and practised Orthodox Christians should also fast on Wednesdays and Fridays, whilst Sunni Muslims should fast on Mondays and Thursdays.
St. …

A preview of Sophocles’ Antigone: The Burial at Thebes

I have booked to see this play in April, but the theatre announced that performances are likely to be cancelled. I didn’t want that to stop me writing about the play. Hopefully, it will go ahead at some point – …

We are ready for repatriation to begin immediately, Cyprus FM says 

Cyprus Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Christodoulides has expressed the government’s readiness to respond to the requests of Cypriots abroad who belong to the new categories allowed to return to Cyprus that President Nicos Anastasiades announced following a meeting earlier of …

Cyprus President sees “ray of light” announcing extension of measures against COVID-19 until April 30 

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades announced on Wednesday that measures to curb the spread of coronavirus on the island are being extended until April 30, in line with the decisions adopted earlier today by the Cabinet. Speaking about the …

We sadly annouce another UK Cypriot victim to the coronavirus in London.Takis (Christakis) Kyriakides passed away

20.12.1940 – 08.04.2020

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Takis (Christakis) Kyriakides (from Νicosia) It is with our deepest sorrow that we announce another Anglo Cypriot victim to the coronavirus in London. Our beloved husband, father, family and friend Takis (Christakis) Kyriakides passed …

UK Cypriot Maria (rakowski) Kossifos (from Pano Lefkara, Larnaca) Sadly passed away

26.10.1946 – 04.04.2020

Maria (rakowski) Kossifos (from Pano Lefkara, Larnaca) Sadly passed away on Saturday 04.04.2020 at North Middlesex hospital (Covid-19) at the age of 73. She leaves behind her daughter Adela and her son-in-law Andreas, 2 grandchildren, Sophia (18) …

UK Cypriot George Panayi sadly passes away

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George Panayi (from Οroklini, Larnaca) It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved George Panayi, on Saturday 28.03.2020 at the age of 83. He leaves behind his beloved wife Artemis, Daughters: Helen, …

UK Cypriot Αndreas Ζacharia (Tsiourouti) sadly passes away

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT Αndreas Ζacharia (Tsiourouti) (from Acheritou/Famagusta) It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved, Andreas Zacharia (Tsiourouti) from Acheritou on Saturday 28.03.2020 aged 78. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, father in law, …

St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Edmonton, London: Two Chanters and server sadly pass away within a week

This week the Greek Orthodox Church St Demetrios in Edmonton lost two of their chanters, gone to sing in the heavenly choir.

Kyrios Demos who was with them for decades, until his recent retirement, with his booming voice, and Kyrios …