Archive for June, 2023

Greek Cypriot Brotherhood hosts an evening with Andria Zafirakou MBE

With a full house of teachers and members of the community, the Greek Cypriot Brotherhood proudly hosted the 2018 winner of the Global Teacher Prize, Andria Zafirakou, for a fireside chat with its Vice-President, Christos Karaolis.
Andria spoke about her …

Hands Off Cyprus e-campaign 2023

This July marks 49 years since Turkey’s illegal invasion and occupation of more than a third of Cyprus, leaving the country forcefully divided. Thousands of Cypriots lost their lives, more than 170,000 were displaced and 972 people remain missing to …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Christakis Hajigeorgiou has passed away

† DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT –  FUNERAL

Christakis Hajigeorgiou
(From Gypsou, Cyprus)

“Real life angels don’t wear wings but hearts full of love and kindness”

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved husband, father and grandfather …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Mary Andrews has passed away

† DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT –  FUNERAL

Mary Andrews

(from Limassol, Cyprus)

We are very sad to announce the death of Mary Andrews who sadly passed away on Wednesday the 31st of May 2023, aged 86.

Mary was a dearly loved mother …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Ioannis Charalambous has passed away

† DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT –  FUNERAL

Ioannis Charalambous

(from Ineia, Paphos, Cyprus)

He was born in Cyprus Ineia, Paphos and moved to London in 1975.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Ioannis Charalambous, on …

Tsipras resigns from SYRIZA leadership after crushing election defeat

Alexis Tsipras announced on Thursday he had submitted his resignation from the party’s leadership after SYRIZA suffered a crushing defeat in two elections held in May and June.

“I cannot propose this conviction of mine about the need for deep …

Raids linked to drugs line operating in Camden results in 8 arrests

Following extensive investigations into a drugs line operating in Camden, officers carried out several early-morning raids on Thursday, 29 June at 12 addresses across London.

Eight people – two male juveniles and six men aged between 18 and 30 – …

Reducing electricity costs in Cyprus a top priority, Energy Minister says

The government has set the reduction of electricity costs for households and businesses alike as a top priority, while working on enhancing the security of energy supply, expediting energy transition and to contribute to the EU’s efforts to diversify energy …

President satisfied by reference to EU support to all stages of efforts for Cyprus

President Nikos Christodoulides said he was pleased with the reference included in the latest draft conclusions of the European Council on the EU’s readiness “to contribute at all stages” during the UN-sponsored talks, as well as with the reference to

We sadly announce that one of the pillars of our UK Cypriot community Antonis Antoniades has passed away

We sadly announce that Antonis Antoniades passed away on Sunday 25th June 2023 at the age of 94, he leaves behind his daughter Melanie and his son Anthony.

Antonis was born on the 25th February 1929 in the village of …