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Witness appeal following assault in Potters Bar

Police are appealing for witnesses and information following an assault in Potters Bar.

Between 8.30pm and 9pm on Thursday 23 June, there was an altercation between two men by a taxi on Cranborne Parade, Mutton Lane, outside of the Strafford …

Another meeting under the President of the Republic of Cyprus called to address the electricity price increases

The meeting at the Presidential Palace ended without any substantive results

1 July 2022, AKEL C.C. Press Office, Nicosia

Another meeting under the President of the Republic called to address the electricity price increases ended without any substantial result. The …

AKEL raises questions about the death of the Special Forces contract soldier in Cyprus

AKEL raises questions about the death of the Special Forces contract soldier

The Ministry of Defence needs to give answers

30 June 2022, AKEL C.C. Press Office, Nicosia

We express our grief and shock at the death of 27-year-old National …

Nicosia pupils convert a 1971 VW Beetle into an electric vehicle

A VW Beetlefrom 1971 was converted into an electric vehicle by pupils from the 1st Technical and Vocational School of Education and Training, in Nicosia, and was presented on Thursday, in the presence of Transport Minister, Yiannis Karousos. The Ministry …

Assistant UN Secretary-General to undertake mission for resumption of Cyprus peace talks

Assistant UN Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia and Americas in the United Nations Department of Political Affairs Miroslav Jenča informed President Nicos Anastasiades that he will undertake an investigative mission to create the conditions for the resumption of Cyprus peace …

Government takes series of decisions to break Cyprus’ dependence from fossil fuels amid soaring energy prices

The government took a series of decisions aiming at breaking Cyprus’ reliance on fossil fuels.

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades discussed the issue of the rising energy prices with the Ministers of Finance Constantinos Petrides, Minister of Energy Natasa …

UK Cypriots’ Hands Off Cyprus electronic campaign reaches over 50% of constituents’ MPs

The National Federation of Cypriots in the UK’s Hands Off Cyprus electronic campaign has reached over 50% of MPs by their constituents, a press release said on Saturday.

In June, the Federation launched their annual Hands Off Cyprus campaign, asking …

Cyprus will emerge stronger from the current crisis, President says

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said on Friday he is cautiously optimistic that the island, as in the crisis of 2013 and the Covid-19 pandemic will emerge stronger from the new crisis sparked by the invasion of Russian invasion of Ukraine.…

President wishes that Turkish side will realise benefits from a Cyprus solution on the basis of UN resolutions

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades expressed the wish that the Turkish Cypriot and especially Turkey will realise that it is to the benefit of all to achieve a solution in Cyprus on the basis of the UN Security Council …

Flat fire – Stamford Hill

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters tackled a fire at a flat above a shop on Stamford Hill in Hackney.

Half of a studio flat on the first floor of the building was damaged by fire. Firefighters wearing breathing …