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UK Cypriot Celebrity Chef Loulla Astin teaches us how to cook Galaktoboureko Purses

Galaktoboureko, probably the most popular of all desserts in Greece, takes its name from the Greek word for milk, ‘gala’ and ‘boureko’ which means stuffed pastry. It’s usually made into one large pie, but I think they look really pretty …

Beat the Winter blues

It’s official, summer is at its end and autumn has set in. There are many who welcome autumn and winter, and there are those that definitely do not, especially for some people who may not have had the chance to …

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Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson (born Roy Harold Scherer Jr.; November 17, 1925 – October 2, 1985) was an American actor. One of the most popular movie stars of his time, he had a screen career spanning more than three decades. …

Theatre Reviews

Star spangled music

Post-lockdown theatrical entertainment has been a mixed bag – some of us have been accused of being lenient in our criticism…not me guv – and it is clear that producers, fearful of the coffers drying up again, …

Film Reviews

FILM OF THE WEEK

COPSHOP

A remote police station near the Nevada desert under siege is the setting for this exciting thriller, inspired by RIO BRAVO and ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13. John Carpenter 1976 thriller was of course a modern …

Comedian Cypriot Smurf heading to the UK!

Peter Kypri, famously known as Cypriot Smurf and his alter ego Souvlaki, is heading to the UK! The comedian and social media sensation will take to the stage at venues in London and Birmingham to perform side-splitting stand-up shows!
‘The …

Elizabeth Chapman to star in The Drayton Arms Theatre production of ‘Dog’

I was extremely excited to learn that our very own community star, Elizabeth Chapman, will be playing the role of ‘Penny’ in the theatre production Dog at The Drayton Arms Theatre in London.

Written by Francesca Pazniokas and directed by …

UN confirms Cyprus informal meeting of Secretary General with President Anastasiades and Tatar

The United Nations confirmed on Friday that the Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will have an informal meeting with President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar this month.
 
Stephane Dujarric, the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, was asked …

Proposals for a two-state solution in Cyprus are unacceptable, EUMED leaders stress in their joint declaration

The EUMED 9 have issued a declaration reiterating their strong commitment to a bicommunal, bizonal federation solution in Cyprus, stressing that proposals for a two-state solution are unacceptable and call on Turkey to reverse illegal actions in the fenced-off area …

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus record increase of 208.7% in August 2021

The arrivals of tourists in Cyprus reached 321,858 in August 2021, recording an increase of 208.7% compared to August 2020 (during which 104,261 arrivals were recorded), and a decrease of 41.9% compared to August 2019 (with 553,845 arrivals).

Figures released …