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UK Cypriot Celebrity Chef Loulla Astin shows us how to make Yoghurt Cheese / Labneh / Μπαλάκια τυριού από γιαούρτι

Yoghurt Cheese / Labneh / Μπαλάκια τυριού από γιαούρτι

The Greeks perfected yoghurt making and in the Middle East, they have perfected Labneh cheese. It is popular in Greece and now even available in Waitrose. This yoghurt cheese is a …

In conversation with John Christodoulou

On Sunday 13th June, the National Federation of Cypriots published an interview they held with UK Cypriot property developer and philanthropist, John Christodoulou. The interview was held virtually and was hosted by Christos Karaolis, President of the National Federation of …

Elementary my dear thespians

Another week another welcome return. This time it’s the beautifully located theatre on the River Wey, The Yvonne Arnaud. For far too long condemned to being “dark” by Covid it is back to doing what it does best, entertaining the …

EU agrees to let fully vaccinated people travel freely within the bloc this summer

The European Union agreed on Friday to an easing of travel restrictions over summer that will allow fully vaccinated tourists to avoid tests or quarantines and broaden the list of EU regions from which it is safe to travel.
Ambassadors …

The most searched insurance questions answered

Insurance can feel like opening doors behind doors behind doors. Unlike almost every other product you buy, apart from peace of mind, you don’t feel the benefit of insurance until something bad happens. And while we all need insurance, we …

Why it’s important to work with probate property experts

If you have recently been appointed as an Executor of someone’s estate due to the loss of a loved one, or have been asked whether you would accept the role if the need was ever required, you may be curious …

UK Cypriot Dr Chris Laoutaris co-launches the Shakespeare Beyond Borders Alliance to a global audience

Between 9-11 June, UK Cypriot Dr Chris Laoutaris co-launched the Shakespeare Beyond Borders Alliance, which he co-Chairs with Professor Michael Dobson, Director of the Shakespeare Institute, and Dr Rowan Mackenzie, Artistic Director of Shakespeare UnBard. Together, the co-creators of this …

Auschwitz. 2006.

“Ως μεν νυν εν ελαχίστω δηλώσαι, παν είρηται.

All has been said that needs to be said.

– Herodotus, “Histories”, 2.24

 

Fifteen years ago, in the summer of 2006, I was playing beach tennis in Cyprus with …

Cyprus President Anastasiades congratulates Antonio Guterres on his re-election

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades congratulated Antonio Guterres on his re-election as Secretary General of the United Nations.
 
“Congratulations to Antonio Guterres on his re-election as UN Secretary General. The Republic of Cyprus is of the …

Lute will not recommend another informal Cyprus meeting unless she sees common ground

The UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy on Cyprus, Jane Holl Lute, continues her consultations to see if there is any common ground to build on, a UN source has told CNA, noting that at the moment there is no common …