Archive for June, 2021

Event to name road Demetris Christofias Avenue in Cyprus

“Learn to become again the drop that lives the life of the ocean, the leaf that lives the life of the forest, the moment that lives the century”, advises the renowned progressive Cypriot poet Theodosis Pierides. This is how D. …

UK records 26,068 new COVID cases, highest since Jan. 29

The United Kingdom recorded a further 26,068 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the highest daily figure since January 29 and sending the seven day-tally up 70% on the week before, official data showed.

Despite the surge in new infections, Britain’s …

HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier arrives in Limassol port

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy , arrived in the port of Limassol on Wednesday.

The HMS Queen Elizabeth, that departed from Portsmouth on May 22, leads a fleet of nine ships …

Rafa Benitez appointed Everton manager

Everton Football Club can confirm the appointment of Rafael Benitez as the Club’s new manager.

The Spaniard seen here with our Michael Yiakoumi joins the Club on a three-year deal and will commence work with the squad when they return …

Fewer Covid-19 infections, deaths reported on Wednesday in Greece

Greece announced 633 new SARS-CoV-2 infections and 11 deaths on Wednesday, based on the daily data issued by the National Organization of Public Health (EODY).

Of these new cases, 315 were recorded in Attica (from 325 on Tuesday) and 31

EU to add Canada, 10 other states to safe travel list

European Union governments agreed on Wednesday to add Canada and 10 other countries to their list of states from which they will allow non-essential travel, EU diplomats said.

Ambassadors from the EU’s 27 states approved the additions at a meeting …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Agynor Andreas Charalambides has passed away

Agynor Andreas Charalambides
18.9.1946 – 22.06.2021

With heavy hearts, the Charalambides family regrets to announce the passing of our beloved Agynor Charalambides of Marathovounos, Cyprus. He leaves behind three daughters, Andrea Charalambides, Monica Charalambides, Victoria Charalambides and granddaughter, Lydia Hurley. …

A deadlock in the Cyprus problem must be avoided, French Ambassador says after meeting with FM Christodoulides

The Cyprus problem and the issue of Famagusta were at the focus of a meeting with Foreign Minister, Nikos Christodoulides, and the Ambassador of France to Cyprus, Salina Grenet-Catalano, who stressed that a deadlock in the Cyprus problem must be …

Six children recently admitted at Makarion Hospital with COVID-19

Five children with coronavirus who were receiving treatment at Makarion Hospital were discharged while a 14 year old boy is still in hospital, according to the Head of the Archbishop Makarios III Hospital Paediatrics Ward, Dr. Avraam Elia.

He said …

In first two hours 1,070 vaccination appointments for 16-17 year olds were booked on Wednesday

Out of a total 1,300 vaccination appointments against COVID-19 which were booked in the first two hours of the portal’s operation on Wednesday, 1,070 were for 16 and 17 year-olds, the Ministry of Health has said.

Authorities in Cyprus announced …