Archive for May, 2021

UK Cypriot Mickey Demetriou and Newport County suffer Wembley heartache

Newport County suffered Wembley heartache once again after going down to a controversial extra-time defeat at the hands of Morecambe in the League Two play-off final.

Carlos Mendes Gomes’ penalty deep into extra-time was enough to send the Shrimps to …

Barnet Council joins forces with 150 litter picking groups to keep the borough clean

Barnet Council has launched its ‘Pick it, bag it, bin it, Barnet’ anti-littering campaign with more than 150 volunteer litter-picking groups already recruited to head out to make the borough’s parks and open spaces tidy, family-friendly places.

Pick it, bag

62-year-old missing in Cyprus since 27 May

Police are looking for 62-year old Phoebus Symeonides, who has been reported missing from his place of residence since 27 May 2021.

Symeonides is approximately 1.80, of average build with short white hair. He was last seen wearing gray-black shorts, …

Fully vaccinated tourists should be exempt from testing or quarantines when traveling from one EU country to another,

The European Commission proposed on Monday that fully vaccinated people should be exempt from testing or quarantines when traveling from one EU country to another, and urged a gradual easing of travel measures as Covid-19 vaccinations accelerate.

The bloc reached …

UK could make COVID-19 jabs compulsory in healthcare, minister says

The British government is thinking about making COVID-19 vaccination compulsory for healthcare workers to stop the spread of the virus in hospitals, vaccine minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Sunday.

“It would be incumbent on any responsible government to have the …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Panayiota Hadjichristofi has passed away


Panayiota Hadjichristofi

(from Ayios Sergios, Famagusta)

01.03.1935 – 22.05.2021

It is with great sadness we announce the death of our beloved mother Panayiota Hadjichristofi, who passed away on 22.5.21 at the age of 86.

She leaves behind …

New upgrades for Cyprus travel

Cyprus upgrades Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy and Poland in orange category
CNA – Cyprus/NICOSIA 31/05/2021 12:02
Cyprus` Ministry of Health placed Austria, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy and Poland in the orange category upgrading them from the …

Further easing of Covid restrictions in place in Cyprus on June 1st

Further easing of COVID restrictions will be in place in Cyprus from June 1st onwards, based on the decisions taken by the Council of Ministers on May 27, 2021.
According to an announcement issued by the Ministry of Health, from …

Seven parties shape new political landscape in Cyprus House of Representatives for the next five years

Representatives from seven political parties comprise the House of Representatives for 2021-2026 that emerged from Sunday’s parliamentary elections in Cyprus, ushering in a new political landscape.
The Democratic Rally (DISY) crossed the finishing line first, while all three major political …

There is an initial agreement on Cyprus crossing points with the aim of re-opening them on Friday,

Cyprus Government Spokesman, Kyriacos Koushos, said on Monday that there has been an initial agreement on the principles and on substance between the two sides in Cyprus as regards the re-opening of the crossing points between the government-controlled and the …