News

Welcome to the Parikiaki online news pages. Feel free to browse our latest news articles, get it here first.

This Winter experience Larnaka’s Cultural Walk 360° Virtual Tour

The mild winter temperatures in Cyprus are perfect for making the most of a new self-guided Cultural Walk around Larnaka city. For those unable to participate on foot, all the sights can be effortlessly discovered at home via the new …

Geronimo Identified. Geronimo Enemy Killed In Action. Over.”

Book review: ‘A Promised Land’, by Barack Obama

 

“Geronimo ID’d … Geronimo EKIA.”

— U.S. Navy Seals announce the death of Osama bin Laden, in real time

 

‘YES WE CAN’

 

Barack Obama’s new book, a record of …

Volunteers collect 1.5 tonnes of rubbish from Larnaca seabed

With a reputation for having some of the cleanest coasts in Europe and beyond – including Blue Flag awarded beaches – efforts are continuous when it comes to keeping Cyprus’ sands and seawaters pristine, including regular beach and sea cleaning …

A positive approach to our mental health 

Since the ancient times, mental illness carried the stigma of a great misfortune, which at times was experienced as bad as a curse. This stigma is still evident today and for many people in our communities, asking for help is …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Ero Karatzas has passed away

DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT

We are sad to announce the passing of our dearest Mother and Grandmother Ero Karatzas on 1st December 2020 who was born in Akaki, Cyprus on 21st April 1937.

She leaves behind daughters Irene, Eleni, Daphne, sons-in-law

Feast of Saint Savvas and ordination to the Diaconate in Bayswater, London

On Saturday, December 5, feast of Saint Savvas the Sanctified, His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas presided over Matins, served the Divine Liturgy and ordained to the Diaconate Mr Stephen Morys Ireland at the Cathedral of the Divine Wisdom in Bayswater, London.…

UK Cypriot wins prestigious Business Mentor of the Year Award

Congratulations to UK Cypriot Theo Constanti for winning the Santander Most Inspirational Business Mentor of the Year award. This follows from an award won a few years ago for Greek Business Entrepreneur of the Year.

Theo, who lives in North …

UK not planning vaccine passports for pubs, theatre, sports events

Senior British minister Michael Gove said that the government was not planning a system of vaccine passports which would prevent those who hadn’t had a COVID-19 jab from going to the pub or attending events.

“I certainly am not planning …

Scotland becomes first country to make period products free

Scotland has become the first country in the world to pass legislation making period products freely available to all. MSPs at the Scottish parliament unanimously approved a bill brought forward by Labour health spokeswoman Monica Lennon, bringing in the legal …

Making a ‘Christmas bubble’ with friends and family

Information about M

The government have published information about how you can see friends and family safely over the upcoming festive season.

 

What you can and can’t do

The government is changing some social contact restrictions for a short …