Archive for March, 2020

Meet UK Cypriot Pano Christou: Pret a Manger’s CEO battles the slings and arrows from Brexit to coronavirus

Cometh the hour, cometh the man from Tooting. Not in this case the guy with the bus driver dad who currently occupies City Hall but Pano from Pret whose dad drove a mini cab but who also attended Ernest Bevin …

Cyprus Minister of Health: We really need to drastically limit our contacts for the effort to work 

Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou, stressed Sunday that everyone should limit drastically their contacts in order for the effort against coronavirus to work.

“We are very concerned about the large increase in confirmed cases, as contact tracing revealed that the …

357 foreigners evacuated from Pafos Airport, Cyprus

A total of 357 foreigners have been evacuated from Cyprus on Sunday with two flights bound for London departing for the Pafos Airport, while 29 passengers meeting the criteria have been allowed to enter the country.

According to CNA sources, …

Why AKEL in Cyprus voted against the Bill on the suspension of repayment instalments

Statement by AKEL C.C. Spokesperson Stefanos Stefanou
Why AKEL voted against the Bill on the suspension of repayment instalments
Not only does it not oblige banks to contribute towards overcoming the crisis, but the banks will in fact benefit from …

The banks’ attitude in Cyprus is unacceptable – The measures adopted do not satisfy us

1. Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic AKEL’s goal has been to cooperate with the Government and the other political parties to overcome the crisis as painlessly as possible, limiting the consequences for the people. We submitted proposals both …

Cuba – the island of hope and humaneness

27nd March 2020, ‘HARAVGI’ newspaper
In these difficult unprecedented times humanity is going through everyone is measured by their stature, culture and humanitarian actions.
Its the time when practical deeds determine whether theory has a value.
In a world where …

Barnet Council launches COVID-19 Community Help Hub

Barnet Council has launched a Community Help Hub to support Barnet residents most in need of extra help during the COVID-19 outbreak, including those self-isolating.The hub manages a network of local support, coordinating Barnet Together’s established community groups and volunteers, …

Enfield Man who assaulted paramedics escapes jail

A man who assaulted two London Ambulance Service (LAS) workers, who came to his aid when he was drunk, has escaped jail.

Stuart Gellatly, 28, of Snells Park, Enfield, was handed a 12 month community order, and ordered to pay …

Message from the mayor of London

Thank you to everyone who has followed the Mayor’s and Government advice to stay at home and not travel. You are saving lives.

We have seen the number of people using Tube and rail services plummet by well over 90 …

Cyprus reports 17 new covid19 cases, bringing total in Republic to 179 

Cyprus authorities reported 17 new covid19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total number in the Republic to 179. Five people passed away during the previous days from the virus.

Speaking during a press conference, Dr. Leontios Kostrikis, member of the …