Archive for 2024

More than 100 knives surrendered during Hertfordshire knife amnesty

A knife amnesty began on Monday 13 May and was part of the week of action to address knife crime and reduce the number of illegal knives in circulation. The regular weeks of action provide a great opportunity to raise …

Parked car thieves caught in Limassol and Larnaca, including a minor

Four people have been arrested in connection with two separate cases of stealing parked vehicles and damaging a vehicle and taking away property in Limassol and Larnaca respectively. The break ins happened in the space of less than a week,…

Panathinaikos wins Greek Cup

Panathinaikos has won its 20th Greek Cup thanks to a last-gasp effort by Giorgos Vayiannidis that saw the Greens beat Aris 1-0 in Saturday’s final in Volos.

The Athens giant won its second cup in three years, in dramatic fashion …

President says he fully agrees with Greece’s position on European air defence

As the Republic of Cyprus, we fully agree with the Greek Prime Minister’s position on a common European air defence, President Nikos Christodoulides said on Saturday, expressing his conviction that “in the coming years there will be developments in this …

Holguin to brief UNSG in June, Cyprus President Christodoulides says

UNSG personal envoy on Cyprus, Maria Angela Holguin, is to brief Antonio Guterres about the Cyprus issue probably in the first half of June, President Nikos Christodoulides, said on Saturday.

Replying to journalists’ questions in Paphos, the President said that, …

Manchester United win FA Cup over rivals

Manchester United saved their best performance of a mediocre season to the very end as they upset Manchester City 2-1 in the FA Cup final on Saturday to deprive their rivals of the double.

With speculation swirling about the future …

More than 10,000 people reach UK in small boats since January

More than 10,000 asylum seekers have arrived in Britain in small boats so far this year, updated government data showed on Saturday, underlining a key challenge facing Prime Minister Rishi Sunak ahead of a July 4 national election.

The number …

Sixteen-year-old Vera Tugolukova, the latest member of the Cyprus Olympic team

Sixteen-year-old Rhythmic Gymnastics athlete, Vera Tugolukova, is the seventh member of the Cyprus Olympic team who is to take part in the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.

According to the Cyprus Olympic Committee, the success of the 16-year-old athlete was recorded …

Cyprus Police cooperate with Greece, Frontex for joint forced return flight

A joint forced return flight for people who were residing illegally in the territory of the Republic of Cyprus took place on Tuesday, May 21, with the cooperation of the authorities of Cyprus and Greece, under the coordination of FRONTEX, …

Paphos EIB has funded projects of a value of €5 bln in Cyprus, its vice president said

Projects with a total value of more than €5 billion have been financed by the European Investment Bank in Cyprus, said the Bank’s Vice-President, Kyriakos Kakouris, speaking at an event entitled “European Cohesion Policy and us”, organized by the Panicos …