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by Paphos Life
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: First public statement by Bishop of Morphou after his remarks on gays
Replies: 1
Views: 87

First public statement by Bishop of Morphou after his remarks on gays

<r>Without commenting on his previous remarks on homosexuality which had triggered a range of responses, Orthodox Bishop of Morphou Neophytos has issued a statement highlighting his respect to the ongoing police investigation....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/first_public_stat...
by Paphos Life
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Police launch search after man beaten up
Replies: 0
Views: 206

Police launch search after man beaten up

<r>Police are investigating a case of grievous bodily harm after a man was reportedly attacked in Paphos on Thursday evening.According to police, a man visited the Paphos hospital A&amp;E department at 8.30pm where he was diagnosed with a broken nose by the doctor on duty.The injured man was tre...
by Paphos Life
Fri Aug 16, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday
Replies: 6
Views: 342

Over 17,000 hunters set to head out on Sunday

<r>Over 17,000 hunters are expected to head out on Sunday to mark the first day of the new hunting season, the game service announced on Friday.The service asked hunters to behave appropriately, show respect to fellow hunters and to the property of others....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphosl...
by Paphos Life
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Picnic sites in mountains fill up with day trippers, Forestry Department posts video of air patrol
Replies: 1
Views: 189

Picnic sites in mountains fill up with day trippers, Forestry Department posts video of air patrol

<r>A number of picnic areas in the Troodos mountains are full as excursionists head to the mountains for the August 15 holiday, the Forestry Department has announced.It said that the picnic sites at Platania, Pashia, Livadia, Mesa Potamiou, Kambi tou Kalogirou, Trooditissa, Xyliatou dam and Ayis Par...
by Paphos Life
Thu Aug 15, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: 39.7% of Cyprus covered by forests
Replies: 2
Views: 139

39.7% of Cyprus covered by forests

<r>Nearly 40% of Cyprus (39.7%) is covered by forests according to figures released by Eurostat.This is very close to the EU average of 41.7%.The EU member state with the highest proportion of land covered by forests is Finland with 71.3%, followed by Sweden with 66.5% and Slovenia with 63.4%....<br...
by Paphos Life
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Small piece of pottery with a big meaning unearthed in Paphos
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Small piece of pottery with a big meaning unearthed in Paphos

<r>Excavations in Paphos this year have unearthed a major discovery of a very small size ??? a piece of pottery with an inscription that shows that the ancient kings of Paphos kept an economic archive....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/small_piece_of_pottery_with_a_big_meaning_...
by Paphos Life
Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Illegal Akamas campers given their marching orders
Replies: 0
Views: 158

Illegal Akamas campers given their marching orders

<r>Illegal campers were given a deadline until Monday to pack up and leave an Akamas beach after complaints by the local authority that people are camping right up to the waterfront and hoarding the area for themselves....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/illegal_akamas_campers_g...
by Paphos Life
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Kadis visits Argaka, Limni beaches, praises turtle protection programme
Replies: 0
Views: 58

Kadis visits Argaka, Limni beaches, praises turtle protection programme

Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis on Tuesday visited turtle nesting beaches in Argaka and Limni in the Paphos district and heaped praise on a programme that protects the island's biodiversity.Kadis visited the beaches accompanied by the director of the Fisheries Department and representatives of loc...
by Paphos Life
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos kidney patients ired by ministry decision on new unit
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Paphos kidney patients ired by ministry decision on new unit

<r>PATIENTS requiring life-saving dialysis in Paphos are refusing to be treated at a private clinic fearing they will be put at risk following a decision by the ministry of health to contract out services, according to the Cyprus renal association....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/...
by Paphos Life
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Fire near Pachna partly contained; risk of flare up remains
Replies: 0
Views: 90

Fire near Pachna partly contained; risk of flare up remains

<r>A fire raging near Pachana since around noon on Monday has been partially contained but the risk of a flare up remains, the Cyprus New Agency reports.Scores of fire fighters battled with the blaze overnight, and fire fighting air craft were back in operation with the first light of day to reinfor...
by Paphos Life
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Updated: Aircraft join fight as fire rages near Pachna
Replies: 1
Views: 196

Updated: Aircraft join fight as fire rages near Pachna

<r>The Limassol-Kantou-Platres road has been closed near the village of Kissousa because of the fire that broke out between Malia and Pachna in the Limassol districtThe fire broke out at 11.40 am on Monday and is currently burning wild vegetation and trees....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphos...
by Paphos Life
Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: New laws to prevent overuse of pesticides in foods on their way
Replies: 0
Views: 74

New laws to prevent overuse of pesticides in foods on their way

<r>Tougher legislation is in the pipeline regarding the use of pesticides in foods, in the wake of an EU report for 2017 that found Cyprus had the highest percentage of samples exceeding maximum residue levels....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/new_laws_to_prevent_overuse_of_pe...
by Paphos Life
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Weather warning issued as temperatures to soar over 40C
Replies: 0
Views: 257

Weather warning issued as temperatures to soar over 40C

<r>Yet another yellow weather warning has been issued for Monday by the met office due to extreme high temperatures, which are expected to reach 41C inland and 32C in the higher mountains.The warning is in place from 12.30pm until 5pm.The forestry department has issued a red warning due to the very ...
by Paphos Life
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: 2019 a difficult year for tourism but no need to panic, Deputy Minister says
Replies: 11
Views: 606

2019 a difficult year for tourism but no need to panic, Deputy Minister says

<r>Deputy Minister for Tourism Savvas Perdios said that 2019 is a difficult year for tourism, but stressed that there is no need for panic, pointing out that positive developments may be expected in the coming weeks with regard to covering the losses from flights that no longer operate to and from C...
by Paphos Life
Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Crowdfunding for British rape-claim woman exceeds expectations
Replies: 16
Views: 954

Crowdfunding for British rape-claim woman exceeds expectations

<r>A CROWDFUNDING appeal to raise money to cover the legal fees of a 19- year-old British girl who claims she was forced by Cypriot police to withdraw a gang-rape complaint, has raised over ??19,000 (???20,200), exceeding its ??15,000 target, all within two days of being launched....<br/> <br/> <URL...
by Paphos Life
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Yeroskipou wants to "swap land" to save ancient site from development
Replies: 1
Views: 263

Yeroskipou wants to "swap land" to save ancient site from development

Yeroskipou council hopes to persuade the authorities to swap a piece of land earmarked for development for another nearby to protect the site which is of significant archaeological interest.Protests against the planned two tower blocks and a hotel have been whipped up after important finds were anno...
by Paphos Life
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Sky news: Dead green turtle found with 183 pieces of plastic in its gut in Cyprus
Replies: 1
Views: 205

Sky news: Dead green turtle found with 183 pieces of plastic in its gut in Cyprus

<r>A green turtle that washed up dead on a beach in Cyprus was found with 183 pieces of plastic in its gastrointestinal tract, Sky news reports.The sea creature was one of 34 turtles examined in the same area by scientists from the University of Exeter and the Society for the Protection of Turtles w...
by Paphos Life
Sat Aug 10, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Speed Checks
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Police warn drivers "triple checks" coming

THERE is a new model in place to catch traffic offenders, both on the motorways and in the towns, head of the traffic department Yiannakis Georgiou said on Friday.Speed control on the motorway is changing, with triple checks replacing the single check which has been in place so far.... Read the arti...
by Paphos Life
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos: 47 year old Greek Cypriot arrested as police investigate rape complaint
Replies: 0
Views: 178

Paphos: 47 year old Greek Cypriot arrested as police investigate rape complaint

<r>Paphos police have arrested a 47 year old Greek Cypriot man after a 31 year old French tourist filed a complaint that she had been raped.The complaint was filed on Tuesday and the man arrested on Wednesday. He is expected to appear in court today to be remanded in custody. Investigations are stil...
by Paphos Life
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Yellow weather alert issued for Thursday
Replies: 0
Views: 191

Yellow weather alert issued for Thursday

<r>The met office on Thursday issued a yellow warning for extremely high temperatures, expected to reach 40C inland.The alert will be in effect from 1pm to 4.30pm.High temperatures, that may exceed 40C, are expected to continue at least until?? Monday.&nbsp;...<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.p...