Archive for July, 2021

Cyprus reports two COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, 288 hospitalisations, 527 new cases

The Ministry of Health announced on Thursday the death of two patients to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 421, while 288 people are in state hospitals 82 of whom in a serious condition. It is noted that  …

Revenue from tourism in Cyprus shows small increase in May, still lagging behind compared to 2019

Revenue from tourism increased in May 2021 compared to April of the same year and May 2020, in which due to the restrictive measures no revenue was recorded.
 
According to data released by the Statistical Service of Cyprus on Friday, …

Ministry announces three deaths to COVID19 on Friday, 279 people in hospitals, 635 new infections

The Ministry of Health announced on Friday the death of three patients to COVID19, while 279 people are receiving treatment in hospitals, 85 of whom in a serious condition.

Meanwhile, 635 new coronavirus infections were diagnosed in the last 24 …

Turkish wildfire leaves charred home and ashes, as blazes spread

Days after a raging wildfire in southern Turkey drove his family from the home they lived in for four decades, Mehmet Demir returned on Saturday to discover a burnt-out building, charred belongings and ashes.

Bedsprings, a ladder, metal chairs and …

Britain’s COVID-19 cases down by 33% over past week

Britain has reported 26,144 new cases of COVID-19, government data showed on Saturday, meaning the fall in cases between July 25 and July 31 stood at 33% compared with the previous seven days.

A further 71 people were reported as …

Specialist Crime detectives appeal for information about missing woman from Potters Bar last seen in Barnet

WeMetropolitan Police detectives are investigating the disappearance of a 71-year-old woman from Hertfordshire who has links to north-west London.

Louise Kam was last seen by a family member near the Spires Shopping Centre in Barnet at around 12.30hrs on Monday, …

Film Reviews

FILM OF THE WEEK

THE SUICIDE SQUAD in IMAX

The worst super villains are back following their first prison outing under David Ayer’s direction for SUICIDE SQUAD in 2016. Viola Davis returns as Amanda Waller, the government official who assigns …

The Sun never rises: Rupert Murdoch and the dustbin of history

The Football Association: “Allow journalists from The Sun newspaper in your press briefings, or no England games will be played at Anfield.”
Liverpool Football Club: “Alright then. No England games it is.”

Red wall

Media billionaire Rupert Murdoch recently decided …

The Cyprus Institute – a research hub for the Eastern Mediterranean region

The Cyprus Institute (www.cyi.ac.cy) is a world-class, non-profit, research and educational institution with a strong scientific and technological orientation. It is a multidisciplinary and multinational regional Center of Excellence, addressing issues of regional interest but of global significance, with an …

Protect your home post lockdown

Experts at the charity Crimestoppers are predicting a boom in burglaries as lockdown ends. With many people set to return to the office, and our social lives resuming on evenings and weekends, are our homes about to become a potential …