Archive for 2020

UK Cypriot Andrew Costas Ziardis honoured in the New Year Honours list

Andrew Costas Ziardis, HM Consul, British Embassy Tokyo and Consular Regional Operations Manager was honoured with an MBE for services to British Nationals overseas.

51 year old Andrew is the son of the late Costa and Eleni Ziardis who were

Wood Green Library fire

Wood Green Library is closed following fire

All services operating from Wood Green Library are temporarily suspended following a fire at an outside unit this morning.

Although the main building was not damaged, it had to be evacuated.

An investigation

Cyprus Kiosk owner gets €90,000 fine for possession of duty free tobacco

An owner of a kiosk in Famagusta district got an out of court fine of €90,000 after customs officers confiscated tons of duty free cigarettes and industrialised tobacco found in her possession.

The kiosk was raided on Wednesday and officers …

Missing 14 year old girl from Limassol, Cyprus

Police are looking for 14-year old RANIA EKKO, who has been reported missing from her place of residence in Limassol since yesterday afternoon.

Rania is 1.60 metres tall, of average build with long brown hair. She was last seen wearing …

Government announces delays to secondary school return because of surging coronavirus

The Government has announced secondary school pupils in Islington will return to schools and colleges later than planned because of surging coronavirus infections.

Today’s (Wednesday 30th December) announcement means:

Secondary school and college students in exam years will return to …

Cyprus police hand out 78 fines for violations of measures against COVID-19

Cyprus police handed out 78 fines during the last 24 hours for violations of measures taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

A Police spokesperson told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) that the police carried out 6868 checks and booked …

Two more deaths and 704 new coronavirus cases recorded in Cyprus on Wednesday

Two people lost their lives due to COVID19 on Wednesday, bringing the total number of deaths to 119, 78 men (66%), and
41 women (34%) with median age 80 years.

The Ministry of Health announced that 159 patients are being …

US will continue to remain vigilant of Turkey ‘s actions, top official on National Security Council says

The White House`s top Europe and Russian official on the National Security Council, Ryan Tully, has pledged that the US will continue to remain vigilant of Turkey `s actions in Varosha.

In a letter dated December 29 to the leaders …

US President-elect says he looks forward to work together with President Anastasiades and the Cyprus government

US President-elect Joe Biden said in a letter he has sent to Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, that he looks forward to work with Anastasiades and the Cyprus government to address the common challenges which the two countries and their peoples …

AKEL: Anastasiades could go down in history as leader of island’s partition

AKEL leader Andros Kyprianou said President Nicos Anastasiades would go down in history as the leader of the island’s partition if he continued to vacillate and contradict himself over the basis of a solution.
Kyprianou was referring to an interview …