Archive for December, 2021

UK reports record high 189,846 COVID-19 cases on Friday

There were 203 new deaths within 28 days of a positive COVID test. This was not directly comparable with the 332 reported on Thursday, which included a backlog from the preceding days.Britain reported a record high 189,846 new cases of …

Cyprus reports 2 deaths and 5,048 new COVID cases on New Year’s Eve

Cyprus Health Ministry on Friday announced 2 deaths from COVID and 5,048 new cases, breaking yet another record as cases on the island are on rise the past few days. The positivity rate is now at 2.98% . Total deaths …

Cyprus President appeals for individual and collective responsibility in New Year message

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades appealed to all to show individual and collective responsibility, a sense of social solidarity, to follow the instructions of scientists, the vaccination program and to strictly adhere to the protection protocols.

In a televised …

Recent rainfall in Cyprus exceeds levels by 170-180% for December,

The rain that fell in several areas in Cyprus, has exceeded 170-180% of the rainfall for the month if the cumulative amount is taken into consideration, Director of the Meteorological Service Kleanthis Nikolaidis told CNA on Friday.

He said that …

Turkey complains to UN over Cyprus gas moves

Turkey has sent a letter of complaint to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres taking issue with Cyprus’ recent decision to grant natural gas exploration rights to the ExxonMobil/Qatar Petroleum consortium in Block 5 of its exclusive economic zone and to move …

Statement from Commander Alex Murray regarding teenage homicides

Commander Alex Murray, lead for violence in London said: “I am deeply saddened by every single homicide this year, and greatly concerned by those that have been teenage killings. Each one is a tragedy leaving behind heartbroken families and distressed …

Help raise funds for Arianna

Arianna is a beautiful, funny and kind hearted 5 year old girl, who loves dressing up and playing with her two younger sisters.

Arianna lives at home with her mum (Abigail) and dad (Chris) and two sisters, Mya (3) and …

Adult Day Care Centre A.M.E.A.A. of the Morphou District Communities in Peristerona, Cyprus

AKEL visited today the Adult Day Care Centre A.M.E.A.A. of the Morphou District Communities in Peristerona

In his statements, the General Secretary of the C.C. of AKEL stressed that there is a deficit and a big gap in adult care, …

Turkish Cypriots took to the streets protesting about price hikes

Turkish Cypriots took to the streets protesting about price hikes in the occupied territories

Thousands of Turkish Cypriots protested in front of the so-called “parliament” in occupied Nicosia yesterday in a mass mobilisation organized by 9 trade unions of the …

Appeal to find elderly man missing from Brent

Police are appealing for help to find an elderly man who is missing from Brent.

Norris Pinnock, 83, was last seen at 14:00hrs on Wednesday, 29 December in the Stonebridge area.

Norris suffers from Diabetes and has Dementia; he is …