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Help still available for families in need

Volunteering Commissioner Yiannis Yiannakis on Thursday reached out to those families in need who have not yet asked for help.
While some families in financial difficulties have requested help from...
 

Brit to fly home Cyprus stray cat

A travel specialist from the UK recently left a conference in Cyprus with more than additional expertise.
According to a recent report in the online edition of the UK’s Travel Trade Gazette,...
 

Arrest in €1 million Limassol heist

A 28-year-old Syrian man has been arrested in connection with a jewellery shop heist in Limassol during which five hooded men made away with €1 million worth of jewellery and designer watches....
 

Lots of rain but dams nearly empty

In spite of rain heavy enough to cause serious damage this month, the showers had little impact on the water capacity of Cyprus’ dams which remain only an average 27.8% full.
Experts have put...
 

Step-daughter rapist loses appeal

An Iranian man will still spend 12 years behind bars after the Appeals Court rejected his appeal. He had earlier been found guilty of raping his step-daughter, a gymnasium pupil at the time.
The...
 

UN Secretary-General visits Anastasiades

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday visited President Nicos Anastasiades.
Describing the visit as a courtesy call, an UN announcement said: “The Secretary-General expressed his...
 

Aqua Sol hotel employees plan new protest

Some 600 employees of the Aqua Sol hotel are expected to on Monday once again take to the streets to demand €5-6m in unpaid salaries and benefits.
This will be the employees’ third...
 

Famagusta district bus driver strike

Famagusta district bus drivers began an open-ended work stoppage from 8am on Thursday in protest to chronic delays in the payment of their salaries.
Union representative Costas Kyriacou told CyBC...
 

Eurobarometer finds pessimism in Cyprus

Cyprus is one of three European Union member states which have a negative image of the Union. The other two are Greece and Austria.
According to the Eurobarometer, the majority of respondents to a...
 

Five sought in jewellery shop heist

Police are on the hunt for five suspects who robbed a jewellery shop in Limassol on Wednesday and made away with €40,000 worth of merchandise.
According to the authorities, the hooded suspects...