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Cyprus reports 257 new coronavirus cases, 181 patients hospitalised

The Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday 257 new coronavirus cases in Cyprus, bringing the total number of infections since the pandemic broke out to 112,278. The positivity rate stands at 0.65%. No new deaths from COVID-19 were reported.

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Enfield Summer of cycling fun for young people with disabilities

Enfield Council hosted a free summer holiday cycling club for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

The popular events were held on Mondays throughout August at Bush Hill Park in Lincoln Road.

The Council’s Healthy …

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of UK Cypriot Mary Georgiou (Pouyioukka)

Mary Georgiou (Pouyioukka)

(from Lemesos, Cyprus)

08-10-1953 to 16-08-2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mary Georgiou (Pouyioukka) on Monday 16 August 2021, at the age of 67.

Mary leaves behind daughters Xenia and Eleni,

M25 accident: Three people dead and two drivers arrested after serious collision

Three people have died and two drivers have been arrested following a serious collision on the M25 involving a lorry, a minibus and a car, police have said.

A fourth person is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after the crash, …

13-year-old and 14-year-old reported missing in Cyprus

Police are looking for 1) 14-year old Florin Selim and 2) 13-year-old Christoforos Konstantinou, who have been reported missing from their place of residence in Nicosia since yesterday morning.

Florin is 1.70 metres tall, thin with blond hair and blue …

Two women arrested for attacking a driver with a crowbar in Cyprus

A 30-year-old man filed a complaint with the Police saying that while driving near Kouklia area, a car with two women overtook him driving in a dangerous way and trying to get him out of the road. A little while …

Royal iconostasis doors of Agios Anastasios church repatriated to Cyprus from Japan

The Royal iconostasis doors of the church of Agios Anastasios in the Turkish-occupied Peristeronopigi village, at Famagusta district, have been repatriated from Japan.

According to Cyprus Department of Antiquities, the Royal iconostasis doors have returned to Cyprus after yearlong efforts …

Cyprus Permanent Representative denounces Turkish violations and Turkish moves on Varosha in letter to UNSG

Cyprus Permanent Representative to the UN, Andreas Hadjichrysanthou, denounced in a letter to the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, dated 6 August 2021, violations of the national airspace of Cyprus, infringements of international air traffic regulations in the flight information region …

Commissioner Photiou calls on the Turkish side to end its tactics on the Cyprus missing persons’ issue

Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou called on the Turkish side to end its tactics as regards the issue of the missing persons and to cooperate for the fate of all those who went missing, pointing out that our side will continue …

President Anastasiades: Tatar’s remarks are invalid, passports revoked only for some Turkish Cypriots

Allegations by Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar about discrimination are invalid, said on Wednesday President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, replying to Tatar’s statements following the cabinet’s decision to revoke the Cyprus Republic’s passports of some Turkish Cypriot ‘officials’.

In a …