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by Paphos Life
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Health Ministry unveils plan of action in event of coronavirus case
Replies: 0
Views: 98

Health Ministry unveils plan of action in event of coronavirus case

The Health Services have drawn up a plan of action should a coronavirus case be reported in Cyprus.The Health Ministry statement follows the announcement of the first confirmed cases in Europe and the issue of a travel advisory by the Foreign Ministry.The plan of action includes the following:... Re...
by Paphos Life
Sun Jan 26, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Woman tied and robbed in her own home in Paphos
Replies: 0
Views: 175

Woman tied and robbed in her own home in Paphos

<r>Police are looking for the whereabouts of a man who robbed a 31-year-old woman in Paphos on Saturday after hitting her and tying her up.The woman reported that someone had knocked on her apartment&#8217;s door at around 10.30pm on Saturday, and when she opened she saw a man she didn???t know,...
by Paphos Life
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Dry, sunny and warmer today, further rise in temperatures tomorrow
Replies: 0
Views: 108

Dry, sunny and warmer today, further rise in temperatures tomorrow

<r>After the coldest night of this year&#8217;s winter, Saturday&#8217;s temperatures will be closer to the seasonal average with a further rise on Sunday.Overnight temperatures fell to 0 C inland and in the higher Troodos peaks to -7....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/...
by Paphos Life
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Cyprus accused of blocking new EU sanctions against Russia amid Turkey spat
Replies: 14
Views: 466

Cyprus accused of blocking new EU sanctions against Russia amid Turkey spat

<r>Cyprus is blocking new European Union sanctions against several officials from Russia-annexed Crimea in a bid to secure EU backing for tougher action against Turkey in a separate row over drilling for hydrocarbons, three diplomatic sources said.Nicosia denied linking the two issues and said it ne...
by Paphos Life
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Supreme court hears British man's appeal in lengthy property dispute (Updated)
Replies: 11
Views: 864

Supreme court hears British man's appeal in lengthy property dispute (Updated)

Conor O'Dwyer, a British man who has been involved in a lengthy and exhausting court battle over a property he bought in the Famagusta district in 2005, presented his appeal to the supreme court in Nicosia on Friday morning.O'Dwyer appealed the case filed by developer company Christoforos Karayianna...
by Paphos Life
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Bad tenants beware, House passes tougher eviction law
Replies: 0
Views: 180

Bad tenants beware, House passes tougher eviction law

<r>The amendment to the rent control law making it easier to evict bad tenants was passed by the House plenum on Friday.It was passed with 31 votes in favour, 15 against and two abstentions.The bill reduces the eviction process for tenants refusing to pay rent, to six months....<br/> <br/> <URL url=...
by Paphos Life
Thu Jan 23, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: "Unexpected" discovery of skeletal burials at Paphos Agora excavations
Replies: 4
Views: 274

"Unexpected" discovery of skeletal burials at Paphos Agora excavations

Archaeologists working on the Paphos Agora Project (PAP) have made an unexpected discovery of several skeletal burials dug into earlier structures, the Department of Antiquities said on Thursday....

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by Paphos Life
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Thursday's winds could reach gale force seven
Replies: 19
Views: 677

Thursday's winds could reach gale force seven

Authorities urged the public to brace for strong winds on Thursday evening accompanied by low temperatures, especially in higher regions, ahead of the arrival of a cold air mass and frost.The Met service said winds on Thursday evening were expected to reach gale force seven while temperatures in the...
by Paphos Life
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Mainly fine today, colder weather forecast for tomorrow
Replies: 1
Views: 192

Mainly fine today, colder weather forecast for tomorrow

<r>It will be another mostly sunny day with the possibility of showers and light snowfall in the higher Troodos peaks in the evening.In its early morning weather bulletin, the Met Office said that weak, relatively low pressure is affecting the area today while a very strong northerly air stream is e...
by Paphos Life
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Pissouri water supply restored
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Pissouri water supply restored

<r>Authorities have restored water provision at the village of Pissouri but alternative sources will be sought in a bid to avoid supply problems in the future, the Cyprus Mail has learned....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/pissouri_water_supply_restored"><s>[url=https://www.pap...
by Paphos Life
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Remand for man after house burgled
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Remand for man after house burgled

<r>Paphos district court on Tuesday remanded a 38-year-old for three days for a house burglary in Peyia.The suspect was arrested on Monday following testimony linking him to the crime....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/remand_for_man_after_house_burgled"><s>[url=https://www.pap...
by Paphos Life
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Unidentified injured man in Paphos hospital
Replies: 0
Views: 259

Unidentified injured man in Paphos hospital

<r>An unidentified man is in serious condition in Paphos hospital after being injured.According to police, it was reported at 9.50pm on Sunday that an injured man had been taken to the A&amp;E department of the hospital a little earlier.He sustained stomach injury and underwent surgery due to th...
by Paphos Life
Mon Jan 20, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: BREAKING-Woman found murdered in her Paphos home
Replies: 8
Views: 981

BREAKING-Woman found murdered in her Paphos home

Police have sped to a crime scene in Paphos where a woman has been found murdered in her home, philenews reports. The woman - a Syrian national aged 31 years and a mother of five - appears to have been attacked in the face with a sharp object which is said to be what caused her death. The woman was ...
by Paphos Life
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Waste plant seeks expert advice on finding buyers for "sludge"
Replies: 3
Views: 180

Waste plant seeks expert advice on finding buyers for "sludge"

Experts are expected on the island next week to help solve the problem of managing the refuse-derived fuel (RDF) produced by the Pentakomo waste treatment plant which is currently being buried as no buyer has stepped in....

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by Paphos Life
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Heavy traffic closes road to Olympos, sleet on Limassol-Paphos highway (updated)
Replies: 0
Views: 187

Heavy traffic closes road to Olympos, sleet on Limassol-Paphos highway (updated)

<r>The road to Olympos has been closed due to heavy traffic, police announced on Sunday.Meanwhile sleet on the Limassol to Paphos highway means it is slippery and dangerous.Also, the road from Prodromos to Troodos is only open to cars with four-wheel drive or snow chains.The roads from Platres and K...
by Paphos Life
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Damage to Paphos district road network from bad weather estimated €300,000
Replies: 0
Views: 174

Damage to Paphos district road network from bad weather estimated €300,000

The bad weather has taken a toll on the road network in the Paphos district, while cultivations bordering on the Xeros and Diarizos rivers have also sustained damage, Paphos district officer Mary Lambrou told the Cyprus News Agency on Friday.She said that affected farmers should contact the agricult...
by Paphos Life
Sat Jan 18, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Desalination plant evacuated near Kouris river
Replies: 0
Views: 159

Desalination plant evacuated near Kouris river

<r>Disaster was averted last week after the Sovereign Base Area Police and its partners from within the Republic of Cyprus managed to divert the overflowing Kouris river away from the nearby desalination plant, potentially saving lives and averting an environmental issue. ...<br/> <br/> <URL url="ht...
by Paphos Life
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Berengaria buyer may have been found
Replies: 10
Views: 552

Berengaria buyer may have been found

<r>A buyer may have been found for the abandoned and derelict Berengaria hotel in Prodromos.Press reports claimed an agreement had been reached between the owner of the property, Gordian Holdings, investors and Limassol-based real estate developer Planetvision who want to renovate the hotel....<br/>...
by Paphos Life
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Met Department issues yellow warning for showers and thunderstorms
Replies: 0
Views: 233

Met Department issues yellow warning for showers and thunderstorms

<r>The Met Department has issued a yellow warning that will be in effect from 1am until 12pm on Friday November 17.As per the announcement, showers and thunderstorms will affect the southern coastline and inland.The accumulated precipitation may reach up to 50 mm in a 6-hour period....<br/> <br/> <U...
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Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos: Arrest warrant after discovery of prohibited pesticides
Replies: 0
Views: 259

Paphos: Arrest warrant after discovery of prohibited pesticides

<r>An arrest warrant has been issued for a 56 year old man after three sacks with prohibited pesticides were found at a supermarket and other premises in a village in the Paphos district.The pesticides had been illegally smuggled from the Turkish-occupied north and are prohibited in the government c...