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ESM calls on Cyprus to follow through with reforms

ESM issues advice on Cyprus to follow through with the “implementation of envisaged reforms in the areas of local government, justice, and public administration”, that “would invigorate Cyprus’ economic potential”, in its annual report, endorsed today by its` board of …

Final version of CoE National Plan for Integration of Migrants in Cyprus to be presented

The Council of Europe and the European Commission’s Directorate General for Structural Reform Support (DG REFORM), in partnership with the Civil Registry and Migration Department of the Ministry of Interior of the Republic of Cyprus, will launch a new 2-year …

Cyprus President has successful spinal surgery, to be discharged Saturday

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades underwent a small spinal surgery on Friday and according to a written statement by Government Spokesperson Kyriacos Koushos, the operation was successful and the doctors are satisfied with his health condition.

The President, says the Spokesman, …

Cyprus Health Minister informs President on his intention to step down

Cyprus Minister of Health Constantinos Ioannou conveyed his intention on Friday to leave the Ministry to President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades.

Ioannou made the remark when invited to comment on the possibility of him being removed in …

Cyprus reports 65 new COVID cases Thursday, 41 people in hospitals

Cyprus Health Ministry announced on Thursday 65 new covid cases and 41 hospitalizations. The total number of deaths remains at 374 and the number of cases since the pandemic broke out stands at 73,444. Today`s cases were detected from a …

Cyprus President announces Cabinet reshuffle ‘early next week’ after Justice Minister resigns

Cypriot Minister of Justice and Public Order, Emily Yiolitis, resigned Thursday pointing out that continuous press reports about her possible replacement after a Cabinet reshuffle and her presentation as the “weakest link” of the government are making her presence at …

Cyprus President to meet with UN Secretary-General on June 25 in Brussels

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, will hold a meeting with the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on June 25 in Brussels, on the sidelines of the European Council meeting that will take place in the Belgian capital on June 24-25 and to …

House fire – Edmonton

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a house fire on Raynham Terrace in Edmonton.

Half of the first floor of a semi-detached house was damaged by fire. There were no reports of any injuries.

Firefighters worked …

UK reports biggest daily rise in COVID cases since Feb. 19

LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) – Britain reported its biggest daily rise in new cases of COVID-19 since Feb. 19 on Thursday, according to government figures which showed 11,007 new infections, up from 9,055 the day before.

The number of new …

Islington Council awards £1.8m to Islington pubs and music, comedy, theatre and dance venues

Islington Council has awarded £1.8 million in extra funding for almost 100 pubs and music, comedy, theatre and dance venues hit by ongoing Covid-19 restrictions.

The borough’s independent pubs and live venues are famous across London and beyond, and play …