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Three people – including two police officers – assaulted in Wood Green, north London

Police and a third party were called to an address on Noel Park Road, N22 at approximately 19:20hs on Friday, 6 August after concerns for the welfare of residents.

Whilst in a communal area, a man approached the officers before …

High concentrations of dust in Cyprus in the air, vulnerable groups should avoid open spaces

High concentrations of dust are observed in the air today, according to measurements from ground Stations of the Air Quality Monitoring Network operated by the Department of Labour Inspection.

The public, and particularly any vulnerable groups of population (children, older …

Cyprus reports Friday four deaths, 525 new cases, 292 patients in hospitals

The Ministry of Health announced on Friday the death of four people to COVID 19, bringing the total number of deaths to 437 (286 men and 151 women). Their median age is 77.1.

In addition, it announced that 292 patients …

EU official expects Turkey to contribute to resumption of Cyprus talks, respect European Court rulings

It is imperative for Turkey to undertake responsible actions and contribute in concrete terms to an environment conducive to a swift resumption of the Cyprus settlement talks, an EU official said on Friday. Replying on behalf of European Commission President, …

UK continues to advocate a Cyprus solution in line with UN parameters, Foreign Office

The UK continues to advocate a solution in line with UN parameters based on the model of a Bi-zonal, Bi-communal Federation with political equality – a model that is internationally accepted, the British Foreign Office says in its reply to …

England’s COVID-19 infections fall, R number could be below 1

Fewer people in England had COVID-19 at the end of last month, while the closely watched reproduction “R” number might have dropped below 1, adding to evidence that the national epidemic has stopped growing.

Britain’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) …

Edmonton fire

Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters are tackling a fire in a waste sorting centre on Ardra Road in Edmonton.

Part of the rubbish bay is alight.

The Brigade was called at 0709. Fire crews from Edmonton and surrounding …

The Island of missing trees It focuses on two lovers – Kostas and Defne – from different sides of the divide in 70s war-torn Cyprus and their daughter in London

Elif Shafak’s latest novel, The Island of Missing Trees, is a story she has been wanting to write for a long time, she tells me from a book-lined room in her house in London.

It focuses on two lovers – …

Erdogan’s provocative statements on Cyprus are unacceptable The international community must react and our side should take initiatives

AKEL denounces the new statements made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, in which on the one hand he insists on a two-state “solution” and on the finalization of the partition of our homeland, and on the other hand he announces …

Police are looking for 58-year old Christos Christou, who has been reported missing

Police are looking for 58-year old Christos Christou, who has been reported missing from his place of residence in Nicosia since 4 August 2021.

Christou is 1.65 metres tall, of average build with short grey hair.

Anyone with any information …