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Cyprus records three more deaths from COVID-19 and 289 new cases, 111 hospitalizations

Cyprus on Friday announced 3 more deaths from COVID-19 and 289 new cases. The number of hospitalizations are 111 and 17 patients are in critical condition.

From the 289 cases, the 56 are confirmed rapid tests with PCR method. One …

Cyprus Police conduct 4,203 checks for violations of COVID-19 measures, report 82 citizens and 3 establishments

Police reported 82 citizens and 3 premises` owners for violations of COVID-19 measures after carrying out 4,203 checks across Cyprus in the last 24 hours.
 
An officer of the Police Press Office told CNA that in Nicosia the checks were …

EU needs to take decisions that will lead to real de-escalation by Turkey, Greek FM says after talks in Nicosia

The delayed moves which Turkey made some days ago to purportedly achieve de-escalation are not convincing, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias said on Friday, noting that for this reason, Greece and Cyprus have jointly called on the rest EU member …

UK hopes for millions of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine doses this year: minister

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain hopes that millions of doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine will be delivered by the end of the year but the total will depend on how quickly it can be manufactured, Britain’s business minister Alok Sharma …

Covid: Russia begins vaccinations in Moscow

Russia is starting its Covid-19 vaccination programme, with clinics in the capital Moscow inoculating those most at risk from the virus.

Its own vaccine Sputnik V, which was registered in August, is being used.

Developers say it is 95% effective …

Driver who caused more than £300,000 of damage gets suspended sentence and lengthy ban

A driver who caused more than £330,000 of damage when he crashed into a row of parked cars on a narrow residential street has been handed a suspended sentence and a lengthy driving ban.

Ahmed Al Husseini, 25 (06.06.95) of …

Happy name day to all Savvas and Savoullas

Happy name day to all Savvas and Savoullas who celebrate their name day today December the 5th.

The name Savvas comes from the Hebrew word sava meaning “old man”. According to a second opinion, it derives from the Turkish word …

Free festive parking in Barnet

This Christmas we’ll be providing shoppers and visitors with free parking for every weekend in December.

Free festive parking

Visitors to our high streets will be able to park without charge. Parking will be free in all Barnet pay to …

Haringey wins grant to construct community garden at St Ann’s Library

Haringey Libraries has been awarded £40,000 from the Mayor of London’s Grow Back Greener Fund, to transform an underused area of St Ann’s Library into a regenerative growing and educational space.

The project will be delivered in partnership with Volunteer …

Support rough sleepers with a home starter pack this Christmas

A Christmas campaign has been launched by Enfield Council to help former rough sleepers rebuild their lives and enjoy a settled home.

The Council has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £17,430 to be spent on 10 home starter packs …