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Coronavirus: Vaccine portal crashes minutes after opening

The vaccination portal, opened for 61 to 63 year olds on Thursday morning, again crashed just minutes after it opened on Thursday. “Attempted again today to book on line for 61 to 63 year but yet again its crashed for this age group. Really annoying and frustrating as this happened… Cyprus Mail …


Grief-work performances continue with rending the cloth

Grief-Work is a new development in Helen Kirwan’s Memory Theatre series and her direct response to the poignancy of the pandemic. Currently artist in residence with the Cyprus Academy of Arts Residency Programme, Kirwan presents the fourth in her series of online performances this week. During this period of much… Cyprus Mail …


Coronavirus: four deaths, 309 new cases announced on Thursday (Updated)

Four people died of Covid-19 on Thursday, while testing in the community yielded 309 more positives. The deceased are: a man aged 87 with underlying conditions, not record of vaccination, who expired at Limassol general hospital; a man aged 62 with underlying conditions, no record of vaccination, at Nicosia general… Cyprus Mail …


Arrests for growing cannabis

Two men were arrested on two separate occasions after cannabis plants were found in their properties, police said on Sunday. A 41-year-old man was arrested in connection with the discovery of 11 cannabis plants and quantities of cannabis and cocaine in his house in the Larnaca district. Eleven pots with… Cyprus Mail …



Anti-racism rally to be staged in Nicosia on Sunday

Parties and unions are set to march from the interior ministry to Eleftheria Square in Nicosia on Sunday to mark International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Participants include representatives of Akel, the United Democratic Youth Organisation (Edon), left-wing umbrella union Peo, student union Prodeftiki and NGO Kisa. “We… Cyprus Mail …


Dawson own goal gives Man United win over West Ham

Manchester United stretched their unbeaten run in all competitions to 13 games after a second-half own goal by West Ham United’s Craig Dawson gave them a 1-0 home win in the Premier League on Sunday. The result left United second on 57 points from 29 games, 14 behind Manchester City… Cyprus Mail …


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Local Cyprus News

  • Two more candidates to stand for Animal Party in upcoming elections
    by Evie Andreou on April 19, 2021 at 1:29 pm

    Two additional candidates for next month’s parliamentary elections will stand with The Animal Party, it announced on Monday. The party said Neophytos Neophytou and Vicky Nicolaou will join their list of candidates, in the Limassol and Famagusta districts respectively. The party, which said it was established to take part in...

  • Elias Neocleous faces down pandemic with strong 2020 financial performance
    by Press Release on April 19, 2021 at 1:10 pm

    Having reviewed the firm’s financial performance for 2020, the Elias Neocleous & Co LLC management extends thanks to all partners and staff for their hard work and dedication throughout a very difficult year. The firm is extremely pleased to announce, that, despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and its...

  • Coronavirus: Hospitals, already under strain, set to see numbers increase
    by Gina Agapiou on April 19, 2021 at 1:04 pm

    The state health services organisation (Okypy) is working to ensure there are enough hospital beds available for Covid patients as numbers are set to continue increasing, officials said on Monday. Hospitalisations are likely to increase in the following days, following the pattern of increasing daily cases in recent weeks with...

  • Mourinho sacked by Tottenham
    by Reuters News Service on April 19, 2021 at 12:53 pm

    Jose Mourinho was sacked as manager of Tottenham Hotspur on Monday six days before the League Cup final. Tottenham confirmed in a statement that the Portuguese had left along with his coaching staff. “The Club can today announce that Jose Mourinho and his coaching staff Joao Sacramento, Nuno Santos, Carlos...

  • Biology teachers threaten action over low amount of lab time
    by Evie Andreou on April 19, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    Secondary school biology teachers have threatened to take measures if there are no developments on their demand that the education ministry introduce changes so the subject becomes more lab-based and not so theoretical. They said they will initially hold a protest and a two-hour work stoppage but will discuss further...