Archive for March, 2024

UNFICYP’s contribution of paramount importance for peace in Cyprus, British High Commissioner says

UNFICYP’s contribution has been of paramount importance on maintaining peace on Cyprus, says the British High Commissioner Irfan Siddiq, in a video message posted on X by the UN in Cyprus.

In his message to mark 60 years of the

Today’s budget

Here’s a recap of the chancellor’s major announcements:

  • National Insurance was cut for workers by another 2p, from 10% to 8% – having already fallen by 2p in last year’s Autumn Statement
  • The earnings threshold for child benefit was raised

PACE Famagusta rapporteur to visit Cyprus for his report

Piero Fassino, a member of the Italian Parliament and Famagusta Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), is set to visit Cyprus soon, it was announced Tuesday, during the conference of the Political Affairs and Democracy

No developments concerning EU – Turkey Customs Union, Commission official says

There are no developments as far as the discussions over the modernisation of the EU – Turkey Customs Union are concerned, as the European Commission has yet to receive instructions by the European Council on the matter, a European Commission

Illicit trappers kill birds in Cyprus on a mass scale, say conservationists

At least 435,000 birds, including warblers and blackcaps, were slaughtered by trappers in the

US Cypriots Host Annual Celebration

Pancyprians of Staten Island ‘Aphrodite’ Host Annual Celebration

Pancyprians of Staten Island Aphrodite event group Left to right: Fr. Vasileios Apostolidis, Martinos Kyprianou, Consul General of Cyprus in New York Michalis Firillas, NYS Assemblyman Michael Tannousis, FCAO President Kyriacos Papastylianou, …

Flat fire Holloway Road

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters tackled a fire at an end of terraced shop with dwellings above on Holloway Road in Kentish Town.

A two-roomed flat on the first floor was destroyed by the fire. Ten people left …

Three in four Barnet pupils offered place at first-choice secondary school

Three in four children due to start secondary school in Barnet this September have been offered a place at their first-choice school.

Figures published on National Secondary Admission Offer Day 2024 by the Pan London Admissions Board show that 74.8% …

Barnet Council launches Safe Havens initiative as part of the commitment to tackling violence against women and girls

Cllrs, police and council officers, with My Caffe owner outside My Caffe

Barnet Council has launched Safe Havens as part of its work to combat Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). This pioneering programme aims to provide practical support and

Archbishop Nikitas Attends Historic Dinner at Mansion House

His Eminence Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira and Great Britain had the great honour to be invited to the Archbishops and Bishops Dinner on Thursday, 8th February 2024, at the Mansion House hosted by the Rt Honourable Lord Mayor and The