Welcome to the Parikiaki online news pages. Feel free to browse our latest news articles, get it here first.

what’s at stake in the Cyprus elections

On 30th May, we decide our country’s course. We decide whether we will restore dignity, hope and a perspective to our people or whether we will continue on the downhill path that the government policies have dragged us.
On 30th …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Yiannis (John) Charalambous has passed away

Yiannis (John) Charalambous

From – Pigenia, Pyrgos, Cyprus

5/5/1934 – 19/5/2021  

Died Aged 87

It is with such great sadness and utter heartbreak that we announce that Yiannis (John) Charalambous from Pigenia, Pyrgos, Cyprus, peacefully passed away on Wednesday 19th …

Extra help for Islington pubs and music, comedy, theatre and dance venues affected by Covid-19 restrictions

Islington Council is today (Tuesday, 25 May) launching extra financial help for pubs and music, comedy, theatre and dance venues hit by Covid-19 restrictions.

Islington is famous for excellent pubs and live venues that attract people from across London and …

Cyprus Interior and Commerce Ministers highlight benefits of National Recovery and Resilience Plan


Ministers of Interior Nikos Nouris and Commerce Natasa Pilides highlighted on Monday the benefits of the €1.2 billion Cyprus National Recovery and Resilience Plan 2021/2027, which has been submitted to the European Commission.

They were addressing an event organised …

Statement from Cmdr Alison Heydari re: Black lives matter activist Sasha Johnson shooting

Speaking on Tuesday, 25 May about the shooting of Sasha Johnson, Commander Alison Heydari said:

“This was a shocking incident that has left a young woman with very serious injuries.

“Our thoughts are with the family of Sasha Johnson who …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Kyriacos Koulle has passed away

(From Achna, Cyprus)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father, brother, grandfather and great grandfather Kyriacos Koulle, who sadly passed away on Wednesday 19th May 2021 at North Middlesex Hospital, …

Cyprus Bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage awarded in European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards

The Cyprus Bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage was awarded on Tuesday in the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards for demonstrating a high degree of dedication and civic engagement coupled with excellence in the safeguard and enhancement of …

Cyprus President asks Borrell to convey EU position to stick to agreed UN solution framework to Turkey

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades called on the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell to convey to the Turkish side “the EU`s position on the need to remain within the agreed framework and United Nations resolutions” …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Panayiota (Yiotoulla) Nicolaou has passed away

Death announcement

Name: Panayiota (Yiotoulla) Nicolaou

Born: 19 June 1941 Lefkonico, Cyprus

Died: 7 May 2021 Age 79


Panayiota (Yiotoulla) Nicolaou

(from Lefkonico, Cyprus)

It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the peaceful passing of …

Cyprus announces 2 deaths from COVID and 100 new cases Monday, 106 patients in hospitals

Cyprus Health Ministry announced 2 deaths from COVID-19 and 100 new cases on Monday. It also announced that 106 patients are in hospitals, 43 of whom are in serious condition.

According to the Ministry, the last patients were discharged yesterday …