Archive for February, 2021

​Appeal to trace victims of blackmail caller

Detectives are investigating a series of blackmail offences in which a man has made threatening phone calls to individuals, families and households using various tactics to disguise his identity. 

The victims are threatened with violence if they do not pay …

Four from North London charged in connection with kidnapping

Four men are due to appear in court charged with offences including kidnap, false imprisonment, and blackmail.

[A] Dorjan Kurtaj, 21 (21.11.99) of Wilbury Way, N18 has been charged with kidnap, false imprisonment, blackmail, GBH and two counts of possession …

FMs of Greece, Cyprus, and Egypt support a Cyprus solution on the basis of a bizonal bicommunal federation

In a joint statement, the Foreign Ministers of Greece, Egypt and Cyprus express their support for a Cyprus solution on the basis of a bizonal bicommunal federation, in accordance with International Law, the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions, and in …

Positivity rate in the Cyprus general population is declining, National Surveillance Report on coronavirus says

The positivity rate of coronavirus in the general population is declining, according to the National Surveillance Report until 09/02/2021, that was published on Friday.

The Ministry of Health notes that the situation in hospitals, although above the safe limits, records …

Until February 10th 264 people, diagnosed with COVID19, have died in Cyprus

Until February 10, 2021, 264 people, diagnosed with COVID19, have died, 69% male, (183 deaths) and 31% female (81 deaths), according to the report on the deaths due to COVID19 between March 2020 until the 10th of February, 2021, that …

Turkish Cypriot side to receive 2,000 AstraZeneca doses and 75,000 rapid tests

Two thousand doses of AstraZeneca vaccines will be handed over to the Turkish Cypriots next week through the bicommunal Technical Committee for Health, while it has been confirmed that the Turkish Cypriot side will receive 75,000 rapid tests from the …

 49 year old woman dies of COVID19, 113 new cases announced on Friday

The Ministry of Health announced on Friday the death of a 49 year old woman of COVID19, thus bringing the total number of deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic to 219, 148 male (68%) and 71 female (32%), with …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Gaby Theophanous has passed away

† DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT
Gaby Theophanous
(From Famagusta Cyprus)
30.06.1942 – 01.02.2021
With a heavy heart we confirm the passing of our beloved brother Gaby Theophanous on
1st February 2021. Gaby leaves behind his sisters Andy and Debbie, his brother Dennis, …

Severe winter weather warning – staying healthy during the cold spell

The Met Office has issued a Level 3 severe winter weather warning for London.

Keep warm, keep well
It will be in place until 9am on Monday 15 February. Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing, and residents are urged …

Two pickpockets caught by plain clothed officers at Piccadilly Circus station – London

Two pickpockets have been jailed after they were caught red-handed dipping into a woman’s purse at Piccadilly Circus Underground station.

Plain clothed officers, part of British Transport Police’ proactive theft team, witnessed the two men acting suspiciously, walking closely behind …