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Frustrated Brits rush home from Algarve to avoid quarantine

Many frustrated British travellers were heading home on Sunday from a shorter-than-expected holiday in the Algarve before a 10-day quarantine comes into force early next week due to rising coronavirus infections in Portugal.

Britain said last week it was removing …

Britain reports 5,341 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

Britain reported 5,341 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, up 68% from a week ago, and 4 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test.

Government data also showed 40,333,231 people had now received their first vaccination and 27,661,353 …

Greece: Coronavirus: 932 new cases, 35 fatalities

Greek authorities announced 932 new cases of coronavirus and 35 fatalities in the past 24 hours Saturday.

One of the 932 cases involved tourists tested upon arrival.

Greece’s total number of confirmed coronavirus cases is now 408,789, with 12,253 dead.…

Hotel fire – Tower Bridge

Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters were called to a hotel fire on Tooley Street near Tower Bridge.

Part of a room on the 10th floor of the building was alight. There are currently no reports of any injuries.…

UK reports 13 COVID deaths, 5,765 new cases

Britain reported 5,765 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and 13 more deaths within 28 days of a positive test.…

Cyprus authorities report 41 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, 45 people are in hospital

Authorities in Cyprus reported 41 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday out of a total of 49,462 tests carried out and zero deaths. The positivity rate stands at 0.08%. At the same time 45 patients with the disease are in hospital, …

British bookings being axed causing problems for European tourism

The UK’s decision to keep Greece, Spain and other popular destinations on its list of countries where quarantine is required for all returning visitors has sent jitters across the European tourism industry. The relegation of Portugal to the “amber” list, …

Cooking Chicken stuffed with halloumi and peppers with UK Cypriot celebrity chef Loulla Astin

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Halloumi and Chargrilled peppers in Provencal Sauce

This is an impressive and scrumptious dish with a fragrant tomato sauce (yiahni). It’s super simple to make and great for any dinner party. You can substitute peppers for …

Working should make you feel good

We all have different job roles in life, sometime we get to enjoy what we do and other times we do a type of work because we have to. Some work in an environment that becomes difficult, be it with …

Theatre Reviews

Lost in cyberspace

The Nimax Theatre’s Rising Stars Festival is a wonderful innovation offering opportunities to young talented producers to present their work in the West End for the first time. Public Domain (Vaudeville Theatre) began life online at the …