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Theatre Review

Magical merry-go-round
While Steven Spielberg was busy reimagining the original West Side Story movie for a modern audience, theatre director Timothy Sheader was doing something similar with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s fairground musical Carousel (Regents Park Open Air Theatre). Imagination takes …

Film Reviews

FILM OF THE WEEK
SNAKE EYES: G.I. JOE ORIGINS

This is not a sequel to the G.I. Joe series with Channing Tatum as Duke, but as the title suggests an origins story which introduces new heroes based on Hasbro’s G.I. …

Movie Icon: David Niven

David Niven

James David Graham Niven (March 1910 – 29 July 1983) was an English actor and novelist. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Separate Tables (1958). Other noted films included A Matter of …

Unveiling of the Covid-19 memorial

A Covid -19 remembrance service and the unveiling of the covid-19 memorial took place on Thursday 12 August. The event was organised by the New Southgate Cemetery and Crematorium in conjunction with Demetriou & English funeral directors, at the grounds …

Merchants of Manhattan: The Diamond District of 47th Street

“Love the trade which you have learned, and be content with it”
– Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 161 – 180 A.D.

Old World Bazaar

The 2019 Netflix film ‘Uncut Gems’ is set in New York City’s 47th Street neighbourhood, …

Minister Morton responds to Federation and expresses strong support for UNSC Presidential Statement on Varosi

In response to a letter from the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK, the Minister for the European Neighbourhood and the Americas, Wendy Morton MP, expressed the UK’s “continued support for a comprehensive, just and lasting settlement of the …

Price of bread and cereals in Cyprus ranks sixth highest in the EU

The price of bread and cereals in Cyprus in 2020 ranked sixth highest in the EU, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the EU.

Eurostat said that in 2020, the price of bread and cereals across the EU was …

Cyprus Archaeological Research Unit of UCY conducts excavations for Palaepaphos Urban Landscape Project

The Department of Antiquities announced Friday that the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of Cyprus conducted its 16th mission, between May – June 2021 in the framework of the Palaepaphos Urban Landscape Project, which has been running since 2006 …

In Cyprus, 77% of population has received the first COVID-19 jab, almost 72% both doses

A total of 77.2% of the adult population has been vaccinated with the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination by 19 August, according to figures of the Ministry of Health and 71.8 % has received the full dosage.

It said …

Cyprus reports five deaths, 311 new coronavirus infections, 201 patients in hospitals

The Ministry of Health of Cyprus announced on Friday the death of five people to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 475 (306 men and 169 women). Their median age is 77.

It also announced that 201 patients …