Archive for November, 2020

Beware of con artists at work

Con artists and spammers are at work all through the year, though one will find that leading up to Christmas, there is a rise in the number of spams and persons trying to get you to depart with your hard …

EFEK UK webinar marks tragic anniversary of illegal UDI

EFEK UK, under the auspices of the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK, marked the tragic 37th anniversary of the illegal ‘Unilateral Declaration of Independence’ of the secessionist regime in the occupied parts of Cyprus with a webinar discussion …

Increasing numbers of people in need sparks Hornsey Food Bank support campaign by community estate agency

David Astburys Estate Agency in Crouch End has kicked off a campaign to support Hornsey Food Bank and Tricky Period. The Crouch End office of this community focused independent estate agency has become an official drop off location for donations …

Getting through our challenging times

One wonders what our predecessors would have made of our collective response to the spread of Covid-19 so far. As we know, historically pandemics wiped off populations on a large scale and left communities devasted by the catastrophic aftermath of …

Cyprus Police report 26 individuals and two establishments for COVID-19 measures violations

Cyprus Police reported 26 individuals and two establishments during the last 24 hours for violating the measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

A police spokesperson told the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) that a total of 2.383  checks …

UN envoy begins consultations for new Cyprus meeting 

UN envoy Jane Holl Lute, has started consultations in order to create the conditions to prepare for a new meeting for the Cyprus issue, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said.

“Jane Lute has started consultations in order to create the …

Aliki’s Christmas album is out now!

The internationally renowned British-Cypriot classically trained soprano and Honorary Ambassador of the Encephalitis Society, Aliki, who after her success on Britain’s Got Talent, continues to move the world with her charismatic voice and unique story, moves even closer to …

Once Upon a Time

Once upon a time…

 

…there was a boy called Dom. He lived in La La Land. It was a place where few people lived and those who did were said to have supernatural powers. Those who said that lived …

Despite increase in deaths from COVID-19, mortality remains low in Cyprus, scientists say

Despite the increase in deaths from COVID-19, mortality is low in Cyprus compared to other European countries, scientists have said.

In a joint press conference, the members of the Scientific Advisory Committee said that last week was the worst in …

EU Commissioner Kyriakides signs vaccine contract with BioNTech-Pfizer

European Commissioner on Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides signed on Friday EU`s 5th vaccine contract with pharmaceutical companies BioNTech and Pfizer, as adopted by the College of Commissioners on November 11th.

The contract provides for the initial purchase of …