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Police urge drivers to be cautious as low temperatures continue in Cyprus

 

As low temperatures continue throughout the island, several roads are closed to all vehicles while others on the mountainous areas of Limassol and Nicosia are open only for vehicles with four-wheel drive or anti-skid chains, according to the Police.

Tree plantings commemorate Holocaust refugees and survivors

Native oak trees were planted in Enfield on 26 January as part of a nationwide campaign to mark the 80th anniversary of the Association of Jewish Refugees (AJR) – the national charity providing social and welfare services to Holocaust refugees …

Cyprus earthquake

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 5.58am (local time) on Friday, in the sea off Polis Chrysochous, believed to be an aftershock of the 6.5 magnitude one that occurred earlier in the month, Cyprus’ Geological Survey Department said on …

Brexit leaves exports from Cyprus intact

Despite the significant decrease in imports by the United Kingdom as a result of its leaving the European Union, Cypriot exports, mainly dairy products, have remained at the same levels, said the deputy secretary-general of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce, …

Bus passengers in Nicosia and Larnaka to travel with 5G speed

Connection to a Wi-Fi network, with 5G speed, will be possible for passengers of Cyprus Public Transport buses. The connectivity option is provided to the company’s fleet of 300 buses, in Nicosia and Larnaka, as well as to the bus …

UN has renewed the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus` (UNFICYP) mandate

The Security Council of the United Nations has renewed the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus` (UNFICYP) mandate for six months, until July 31, 2022.

The relevant resolution was adopted unanimously on Thursday by the Security Council during a meeting chaired …

Appeal for information after stamp collection stolen from pensioner in Enfield

Police are appealing for information after an elderly man was robbed of a valuable stamp collection.

At 22:20hrs on Thursday, 10 December 2020, the victim, a vulnerable 72-year-old man, was walking through the alleyway from Canning Square to Magpie Close …

Elderly Jewish bakers attacked in Stamford Hill

Police have charged a man after two men were attacked in Haringey.

Malaki Thorpe, 18 (16.12.03), of Fairview Road N15, is due to appear in custody at Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court on the morning of Friday, 28 January charged with …

Sheds alight – Enfield

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to sheds alight on Church Road in Enfield.

A range of allotment sheds were destroyed by fire. There were no reports of any injuries.

The Brigade’s 999 Control Officers took 14 …

West End fire caused by electrical fault within an air containing unit.

Three fire engines and around 15 firefighters were called to a fire at a pub on Conway Street in Fitzrovia.

A third floor balcony was damaged by the fire and an air conditioning unit was destroyed. Thirteen people left the …