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Cyprus will overcome says President

Cyprus will continue to persevere and overcome the challenges presented by today’s political and economic climate to become a pioneer of progress and development, President Nicos Anastasiades...
 

Cardiff to Cyprus passengers suffer big delays

British holidaymakers who travelled to Cyprus recently with Thomas Cook faced massive flight delays in England prior to their departure and on the island before heading back.
According to the Daily...
 

Obama congratulates Cyprus ahead of October 1

President of the United States Barack Obama on Tuesday sent a congratulatory message to President Nicos Anastasiades, ahead of the anniversary of the Independence of Cyprus on October 1.
“On...
 

Respect the elderly

Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou on Tuesday noted October 1 was a day for honouring the elderly for their contribution to the social and financial development of Cyprus.
In her address on...
 

Two remanded over Degas art theft

Two Greek Cypriots, aged 44 and 53, were on Tuesday remanded in custody for eight days as part of police investigations into the theft of an Edgar Degas painting worth over €6m and other...
 

Illegally taken police cruiser is returned

Seventeen items of Cyprus Police property, including one motorbike and a patrol car illegally taken by Turkish Cypriots in the breakaway north, on Tuesday were returned through the UN...
 

CTO short breaks scheme a hit

The Cyprus Tourist Organisation (CTO) on Tuesday announced it’s popular ‘Cyprus, Short Breaks - Great Experiences’ programme will continue to entice residents of the island to...
 

Fotis Fotiou sworn in as new Commissioner

Former Defence Minister Fotis Fotiou on Tuesday was appointed new Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Affairs and those for Overseas Cypriots.
He is replacing Kate Clerides – the...
 

Net metering scheme marred by delays

Plans to implement a nationwide net-metering scheme, to allow Cyprus households to produce their own electricity, have been marred with delays with the programme not expected to be ready for another...
 

Cypriot nurses get jobs at UK hospital

A recent recruitment campaign has led to 26 nurses from Cyprus and Greece accepting jobs with the trust which runs Furness General Hospital in Barrow, in the county of Cumbria, England.
According...