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EU provides equipment, medical and technical assistance against COVID-19 spread to the Turkish Cypriot community

The EU support against the spread of COVID-19 continues with the purchase of urgent equipment, the mobilization of medical specialists and technical assistance for crisis response in the framework of the EU aid programme for the Turkish Cypriot community.

A …

Cyprus Central Bank circular instructs banks not to compound interest during loan repayment moratorium 

A general implementation on loan repayments will not be considered as restructuring and the banks are not to assess a possible loss in the net present value of loans falling under the moratorium, Central Bank of Cyprus said in a …

An interesting article on the way coronavirus has changed our life from Bloomberg

Writing to shareholders this week, BlackRock Inc.s chief executive officer Larry Fink ruminated on how business and society will be reshaped by the searing experience of the new coronavirus:

“People worldwide are fundamentally rethinking the way we work, shop, travel …

Targetted testing underway in Paphos and Aradippou, Cyprus

Targeted testing for the coronavirus is underway on Saturday in Paphos and in Aradippou of Larnaca following a high number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the two areas.

Around 1000 RNA tests will be performed in Paphos starting from …

Firefighters save NHS supplies and fuel for Nightingale Hospital following fire at Barking industrial estate

Firefighters have saved NHS supplies and fuel which were destined for the Nightingale Hospital following a large fire at an industrial estate in Barking this morning.

A range of shipping containers were badly damaged by the blaze and two vans …

Three men jailed for raping teenager in Enfield

L-R: Hilal Mohamed, Abdisalam Mohamad, Roberto French

Three men who raped a 16-year-old schoolgirl after she was held against her will have been jailed for a combined total of 45 years.

Roberto French, 22 (26.11.97) of Gordon Road, Enfield; Abdisalam …

Fitch revises Cyprus outlook to stable

Fitch Ratings announced on Friday that it has affirmed Cyprus’ credit rating at “BBB” but has revised its outlook to stable.

Fitch said that the revision of Cyprus’ outlook reflects the impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic on the country’s …

Ukraine’s Privatbank issues $5.5 billion claim in Cyprus against ex-owners

Ukraine’s largest lender, state-run PrivatBank, said on Friday that it had filed a new $5.5 billion claim in the Cypriot courts against its former owners.

The bank said in a statement that it was seeking damages in respect of schemes …

Keir Starmer elected as the leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party

LONDON (Reuters) – Keir Starmer was elected as the leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party on Saturday, pledging to bring an end to years of bitter infighting and to work with the government to contain the raging coronavirus pandemic.…

Important advice from the World health organisation

 

Exposing yourself to the sun or to temperatures higher than 25C degrees DOES NOT prevent the coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

You can catch COVID-19, no matter how sunny or hot the weather is. Countries with hot weather have reported cases