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|Brexit - Open letter to British citizens in Cyprus |
| Brexit - Open letter to British citizens in Cyprus |
Over the last few months my team and I at the British High Commission
have had the pleasure to meet many of the British citizens who have
made Cyprus t ...
|Minister in court over delay in Mackenzie venue demolition |
| Minister in court over delay in Mackenzie venue demolition |
Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides will appear at the Larnaca district
court on Friday to provide explanations as to why the court ruling to
|Cypriot UK bases court jails man for people trafficking bid |
| Cypriot UK bases court jails man for people trafficking bid |
NICOSIA, Cyprus — A court within the two British military bases in Cyprus
has sentenced a Palestinian man to six months in prison after finding him < ...
|Plasterer required |
| Does anyone have a number for a Plasterer, I need a complete bungalow rendered in and out.
Thanks in advance,
Regards ... |
|802 drivers booked for speeding in 24 hours |
| 802 drivers booked for speeding in 24 hours |
Police said on Thursday that they have booked 802 drivers for speeding in
the past 24 hours.
Another five drivers were caught driving under the influence of dr ...
|Cyprus under storm watch |
| Cyprus under storm watch |
Weather officials have issued a yellow warning for Thursday due to intense
rainfall, as a cold front is on the move over Crete towards the wider area
A yell ...
|Bishopric says ‘monk’ trying to scam money from faithful |
| Bishopric says ‘monk’ trying to scam money from faithful |
A man saying he is a Mount Athos monk has been knocking on doors in the
free Famagusta district asking for money, the Bishopric of Constantia-Ammochosto ...
|Barking mad |
Maybe we should invite this mayor to Cyprus? ... |
|British woman sought for unpaid hotel bills |
| British woman sought for unpaid hotel bills |
Police are looking for a 52 year old British woman who stayed at a Paphos
Hotel for 10 days, ran up a bill of 1430 and then vanished without paying,
|Rights of UK expats in Cyprus assured in case of no-deal Bre |
| Rights of UK expats in Cyprus assured in case of no-deal Brexit |
In the case of a no-deal Brexit, British citizens currently residing in Cyprus
and until March 29, 2019 will be able to continue residing and enj ...
|Procedures for traffic cameras moving at snail’s pace |
| Procedures for traffic cameras moving at snail’s pace |
Procedures to reintroduce traffic cameras are once again behind schedule,
with the end of 2019 target date proving elusive.
Twelve years on, the issu ...
|Speeder gets speedy trial in Larnaca |
| Speeder gets speedy trial in Larnaca |
A young man ended up spending some time in jail before getting a 30 day
suspended sentence for driving three times the limit on a Larnaca road.
A European male, aged ...
|Radisson -Sunnyseeker aim for six hotels in Cyprus by 2025 |
| Radisson -Sunnyseeker aim for six hotels in Cyprus by 2025 |
International hotel group Radisson Hotel Group has announced an
agreement with Cyprus’ Sunnyseeker Hotels in Cyprus which will see it grow
|Carlsberg rolls out the smart barrel |
| Carlsberg rolls out the smart barrel |
It is almost a barman’s dream – a keg that can monitor beer levels and alert
the brewery for more supplies when stocks are running low, cutting the risk
of running o ...
|Ayia Napa eyes ‘green roofs’ to hide ugly water tanks |
| Ayia Napa eyes ‘green roofs’ to hide ugly water tanks |
Ayia Napa municipality is looking for volunteers for a pilot programme to
camouflage rooftop water tanks with shrubbery... 
|Licence of 5,075 drivers suspended in three years |
| Licence of 5,075 drivers suspended in three years |
A total of 5,075 drivers have had their driving licence suspended by the
courts for periods ranging from 10 days to 30 months over the three year
|Banks flooded with seized properties |
| Banks flooded with seized properties |
Banks in Cyprus have seized over 14,000 properties from businesses and
households either against debts or through foreclosures or through a partial
sale to a fund.
|Larnaca protection racket moves to trial |
| Blossom wrote: Jacs wrote: Blossom wrote: Jacs wrote:Off subject but something I've often wondered.|
Do the Courts in Cyprus have the equivalent of Magistrates Court and Crown Court? Also do the have juries?
|They find an injustice and do nothing.......... |
| This is why I hate this EU oligarchy............
http://www.newsincyprus.com/news/166314/eu-anti-corruption-panel-backs-off-cyprus-court-probe ... |
|January 2019: Only seven days without rain |
| January 2019: Only seven days without rain |
The Met office recorded rainfall, which most of the times was accompanied
by storms in 24 out of 31 days in January, it said in an announcement on
|Magnetic flamingos ? |
| I am beginning to wonder if Flamingos are magnetic.|
The reason i say this is simple, on Thursday night there was a big thunderstorm dumping a lot of water in the Salt Lakes.
The next morning we saw about 200 fla ...
|Refugees walk into a police station |
| Refugees walk into a police station|
Seven Syrian refugees, who made it to Cyprus after a long journey, went to
a local police station in Larnaca to report their arrival.
According to Cyprus News A ...
|NPEs increase by €87 million in October |
| NPEs increase by €87 million in October |
Non-performing exposures (NPEs) in Cyprus banks recorded an increase of
€87 million in October 2018 compared with September 2018, despite the
fact that they remai ...
|Cyprus Rally Championships kick off on Saturday |
| Cyprus Rally Championships kick off on Saturday |
The Cyprus Rally Championships kicks off with the East Safari Rally in
Paralimni this Saturday 16th February 2019.
The two-day event includes special stage ...
|Total ‘discussing extension’ to Cyprus drilling |
| Total ‘discussing extension’ to Cyprus drilling |
Total is committed to continuing its exploration work in Cyprus, chief
executive Patrick Pouyanne told Reuters on Monday, part of a major
exploration camp ...
|Third country nationals make up 7% of population |
| Third country nationals make up 7% of population |
There were around 71,797 Third Country Nationals (TNCs) legally residing in
Cyprus on January 1, 2018, representing 7% of the total population,
|Emergency number in Cyprus receives around 828 calls a day |
| Emergency number in Cyprus receives around 828 calls a day |
On February 11, the European Union raises awareness of the single
European emergency number 112.
In Cyprus, the emergency line receives 828 call ...
|Nearly 1300 drivers booked by police in three days |
| Nearly 1300 drivers booked by police in two days |
A total of 1,299 drivers were reported for various traffic offences over three
days as police continue measures to prevent and reduce serious and
fatal r ...
|Fears of reckless spending as gas fund bill heads for vote |
| Fears of reckless spending as gas fund bill heads for vote |
A bill establishing a national investment fund, to manage future revenues
from hydrocarbons, will be going to the House floor this week, some two
|Anyone lost a collie in Avgorou? |
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|Mainly fine today, more rain forecast on Wednesday |
| Mainly fine today, more rain forecast on Wednesday |
Monday will be mainly fine as high pressure affects the area, with a new low
pressure system expected from Wednesday evening.
Today will be mainly fine ...
|Health Ministry: No new serious flu cases since Friday |
| Health Ministry: No new serious flu cases since Friday |
There have been no new serious cases of influenza A at the island’s
hospitals since last Friday, a senior Health Ministry official said on Monday.
|Does anyone understand the Road Tax? |
| I've been hoping to bring a used car to Cyprus this year. I know the Brexit thing may change any import duty but the Road Tax worries me more as its on-going.
I understand the part relating to emissions.
The part of it ... |
|No let up in dangerous driving clampdown, police warn |
| No let up in dangerous driving clampdown, police warn |
Police on Saturday said they would continue daily traffic checks and show
zero tolerance of irresponsible and careless driving after more than 2,500
|Amendments underway for Cyprus Investment Programme |
| Amendments underway for Cyprus Investment Programme |
The government has decided on amendments in the criteria for acquiring a
Cypriot passport under the Cyprus Investment Programme, Insider reports.
|Rain and storms to continue through the weekend |
| Rain and storms to continue through the weekend |
A mix of rain, storms and sunny intervals has been forecast for Friday and
the weekend, while warmer and mostly sunny weather will return on Monday.
Due to ...
|Daxi Business Awards - Live stream link |
| Daxi Business Awards - Live stream link |
Good luck to all the nominated businesses & local charities at the Daxi
Business Awards Cyprus tonight - hope you have a great night!
You can follow the action ...
|Water levels at dams rise to 60% |
| Water levels at dams rise to 60% |
Water reserves at the island’s dams have hit 60% of total capacity after one
of the best winters in recent memory while Kourris dam — by far the island’s
biggest is near ...
|Police officer suspended over extortion claims |
| Police officer suspended over extortion claims |
A policeman, one of three people arrested on Thursday for attempted
extortion and threatening a member of the public, has been suspended on
instructions of ...
|Post-mortem confirms 34 year old Larnaca man had influenza A |
| Post-mortem confirms 34 year old Larnaca man had influenza A |
A postmortem on Friday confirmed that 34 year old Stavros Georgiou, who
died at Nicosia Hospital’s intensive care unit on Wednesday morning,
|Naval base buzz builds as French ambassador visits Mari |
| Naval base buzz builds as French ambassador visits Mari |
French ambassador to Cyprus Rene Troccaz has visited the Mari naval base
on the back of reports that Paris in interested in acquiring permanent naval
|Ayia Napa golf resort will have irreversible consequences on |
| Ayia Napa golf resort will have irreversible consequences on environment, |
The construction of a golf resort, part of which will be located inside the
Natura 2000-protected area of Cape Greco ...
|Cyprus says EU asylum policies failing frontline countries |
| Cyprus says EU asylum policies failing frontline countries |
Cyprus cannot accept the EU’s Legislative Package on Asylum without
provisions for redistribution of migrants across the bloc, Interior Minister
|Our View: Prospects for implementing Gesy in June look grim |
| Our View: Prospects for implementing Gesy in June look grim |
FROM NEXT month people will start contributing to Gesy, the first phase of
which, primary care, is set to be introduced on June 1, but the obstacles ...
|Pensioner found charred after fire in his bedroom |
| Pensioner found charred after fire in his bedroom |
An elderly man, Giorgos Mavrommatis, 76, was found charred in his Larnaca
home on Sunday morning after a fire in his bedroom.
Mavrommatis, who was living ...
|Greens want ban on crocodile, marine animal parks |
| Greens want ban on crocodile, marine animal parks |
The Greens have written to Agriculture and Environment Minister Costas
Kadis pressing for a specific ban on crocodile parks. They also want to see a
|Investigation launched after 34-year-old flu victim dies |
| Investigation launched after 34-year-old flu victim dies |
Authorities on Thursday were investigating the death of a 34-year-old man
apparently from type A flu after his family complained that he had repeatedly ...
|Bill proposes up to five years for stalkers |
| Bill proposes up to five years for stalkers |
A bill that would empower harassment and stalking victims is being delayed
in the House in order for MPs to seek input from the legal department.
New legislati ...
|flying with children |
| My husband & 13yr old daughter flying with Wizz air from larnaca to luton today. dropped them off & just got on motorway when phone rang. when got back i called the number. it was immigration/police. asked if ha ... |
|One major issue standing in the way of Airbnb law |
| One major issue standing in the way of Airbnb law |
Lawmakers on Tuesday said they were almost ready to bring a bill
regulating the operation of short-term Airbnb-style property rentals to a
vote, althoug ...