Archive for March, 2020

Cypriot Banks will be the ones to gain when borrowers bear no responsibility for the whole situation

Statement by the General Secretary of AKEL A.Kyprianou on yesterday’s Parliamentary decision on loans
Banks will be the ones to gain when borrowers bear no responsibility for the whole situation
AKEL C.C. Press Office, 30th March 2020, Nicosia
Following yesterday’s …

Metropolitan Police continues to work alongside public to keep London safe amid pandemic

Commissioner Cressida Dick says the Met is continuing to work alongside the public to help keep everyone safe during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Speaking on LBC’s Nick Ferrari show yesterday, the Commissioner said:

“My approach in this service is one of …

Gin distilleries providing hand sanitisers for Metropolitan Police officers

Hand sanitiser being made at Portobello Road Gin]
Gin distilleries and breweries are offering their services to ensure the Met’s supply of hand sanitiser does not dry up.

The outbreak of COVID-19 in the UK has led to an increased …

Three teenagers have been sentenced for the fatal stabbing of 15-year-old Tashaûn Aird in Hackney.

• A 16-year-old boy [B] was found guilty of murder and s.18 GBH. For the former he was sentenced to life imprisonment, to serve a minimum of 17 years. He was sentenced to four years for the latter.

• Romaine …

Cyprus Public hospitals, the public health system and health workers need practical and substantial support

For the effort of almost all of society is making with regards containing the spread of coronavirus to yield results, the government as well must at the same time fulfill its own heavy responsibility which is none other than the …

Veteran leftist and resistance fighter Manolis Glezos dies at 97

Veteran leftist and resistance fighter Manolis Glezos has died at the age of 97.

He died of heart failure, according to reports.

An active opponent of Greece’s resistance to the Nazis, Glezos is best known for tearing down the Nazi

Cyprus imposes night-time curfew, extending coronavirus lockdown

Cyprus imposed a curfew on Monday to contain the spread of coronavirus, extending a broad lockdown introduced two weeks ago after a weekend surge in recorded cases.

From March 31, people with only some exceptions are banned from leaving their …

19 year old Enfield chef dies of possible Coronavirus after doctor told him not to ‘worry about the flu’

A “very healthy” teenager has died in London of coronavirus-like symptoms — a day after a doctor told him he “didn’t have to worry about the flu,” according to his family.

Italian-born cook Luca Di Nicola who lived in Enfield, …

UK Cypriots with Coronavirus – update

As of today, 30 March 2020, we have the following statistics on Coronavirus:

Amongst the estimated 350,000 UK Cypriot population in the country, there have been 20 confirmed UK Cypriot Coronavirus cases; these cases are mainly in North London …

Barnet Council: COVID-19: Temporary move to fortnightly recycling collections

The council’s recycling and waste collection services are currently operating with a reduced number of staff due to the COVID-19 epidemic.

Image of a blue recycling bin

Whilst the service is working hard to minimise any disruption, changes are having