Archive for February, 2021

Cyprus reports 283 new coronavirus cases on Sunday after 45,231 tests

A total of 283 new coronavirus cases were announced on Sunday in Cyprus, out of 45,231 tests.

The Ministry of Health announced that the positivity rate stands at 0,63%. The total number of citizens infected stands at 34,707.

Meanwhile, 88 …

Cyprus Problem/British ideas and the issue of vaccines

Replies to journalist’s questions by the General Secretary of AKEL A.Kyprianou on the pandemic, developments on the Cyprus problem and Britain’s “ideas”
AKEL C.C. Press Office, 27th February 2021, Nicosia
On the pandemic
“During last Wednesday’s meeting at the Presidential …

We sadly announce that Kostis Kosteas has passed away

AKEL on the passing away of Kostis Kosteas, composer and poet, director of the renowned Folklore SYKALY group
AKEL C.C. Press Office, 28th February 2021, Nicosia
AKEL expresses its deep sorrow at the passing away of Kostis Kosteas, one of …

Visible dangers from a possible failure of the Cyprus five-party meeting

Visible dangers from a possible failure of the five-party meeting
Denial of political equality vanishes the prospect of resuming negotiations
Interview with Stefanos Stefanou, member of the Political Bureau of AKEL
28th February 2021, ‘HARAVGI’ newspaper
What was it that …

Marble sale from ancient Salamis on ebay prevented by Dutch Cypriot activist

A Russian collector attempted to sell on ebay a treasure of the cultural heritage of Cyprus, a marble from ancient Salamis, situated in the  Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus. The online auction was stopped thanks to the immediate intervention of …

Police name victim of fatal stabbing in Paddington Green as appeals for witnesses continue

Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Westminster have named the victim as appeals for witnesses continue.

A murder investigation was launched after officers were called to Paddington Green, W2 at 21:13hrs on Friday, 26 February following a report of a …

Cyprus Police issue 133 fines over Covid-19 protective measures violations

Cyprus Police reported 130 individuals and 3 premises owners for violating the protective measures against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Limassol has the highest number of fines issued during the last 24 hours, 56 fines in total including the …

UK’s Sunak to provide 5 billion pounds of grants to pandemic hit businesses in budget

British finance minister Rishi Sunak will announce 5 billion pounds ($7 billion) of additional grants to help businesses hit hard by pandemic lockdowns in his budget statement next week, the government said on Saturday.Shops, bars, clubs, hotels, restaurants, gyms and …

A mural paying tribute to health workers created by Cypriot artist seen in Larnaca

Christos Kakoullis, a Cypriot artist, walks in front of his mural works paying tributes to health workers along a boulevard in Larnaca, Cyprus, Feb. 26, 2021. (Photo by George Christophorou/Xinhua)

Roadworks in Seven Sisters road causing traffic jams in Finsbury Park.

Roadworks in Seven Sisters road causing traffic jams in Finsbury Park.

There are roadworks on Seven Sisters road resulting in traffic being narrowed to one lane between Hornsey road and Yonge Park road.
This work will be ongoing till the …