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Bonding across the Green Line

Collecting memories of the past has been a life-time passion of film director Panikos Chrysanthou, whose The Story of the Green Line premiered this week at Nicosia’s Cineplex.

Almost time to ‘Spring Forward’

Don’t forget to adjust your clocks before going to bed on Saturday as the south of Cyprus once again joins the rest of the EU in practicing Daylight Saving Time.

Lights go out to fight climate change

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Today, Paphos joins thousands of towns and cities around the globe taking part in the tenth annual Earth Hour.

Police seize weapons, issue warrant for British man

Paphos police have issued an arrest warrant for a 69-year-old British permanent resident after finding firearms at his home in Peyia.

Acting on a tip, on Friday afternoon CID officers searched the home of the man, currently in the UK, in the presence of his wife.

Polis mayor: Government has abandoned us

Polis mayor Yiotis Papachristofi has announced that members of his community are protesting what he says is the neglect of the government when it comes to the wellbeing of the coastal resort.

More lifeguards on Cyprus beaches

Cyprus beaches will have extra lifeguards deployed on them for longer hours in a government response to grievances raised to ensure greater safety.

Cobalt to launch direct Larnaca-Zurich flights in April

Cobalt said on Monday it was starting direct flights from Larnaca to Zurich from April 14.

 

Holiday shop opening hours

General shops will be open during normal hours on March 25, Greek Independence Day, but closed on April 1, the Pancyprian Retail Association has said.

Cyprus and Israel in joint army drill

The armed forces of the Cyprus and Israel were conducting joint military drills on Monday in the framework of the annual cooperation program between the two countries.

The exercise – named ‘ONISILOS-Gedeon 1/2017’ – will finish on Wednesday.

Man to be sentenced for rape of Dutch woman

A 24-year-old man is set to be sentenced by the Paphos Criminal Court on Monday after being found guilty of raping a 23-year-old Dutch tourist in 2015.

Met official dismisses Libya dust cloud fears

The Cyprus Meteorological Service has moved to wave away reports of a thick dust cloud on its way to the island from Libya.

Earthquake measuring 4.5 on Richter scale strikes off Paphos

A fairly strong earthquake, measuring 4.5 in the Richter scale was felt around 20:15 throughout Paphos.

 

Archangel Michael Hospice call to Paphos singers

The Archangel Michael Hospice is holding a unique fundraising event that will see a large group of singers joining musical forces in order to raise much-­needed cash for the palliative care facility.

Explosion in Limassol’s Makarios avenue, fire under control (updated)

A fire broke out on the first floor of a building on Makarios Αvenue in Limassol after a loud explosion was heard at around 7.40am.

Volunteers prepare for Paphos tree planting

A GreenCyprusCom effort to plant 1,000 trees in the Paphos district on Saturday will contribute to on-going efforts to help make Cyprus green again after the devastating fires of last summer.

Bomb squad scrambles after fake grenade found at Platia Eleftherias

The bomb squad had to scramble on Thursday morning after workers at Platia Eleftherias found an object that resembled a hand grenade in concrete pipe.

Limassol cops raid ‘illegal’ teaching institutes

Police in Limassol raided two teaching institutes in the town on Wednesday following reports that they were operating without a permit.

Experts dish out dose of realism over gas expectations

Cypriots would be better served to manage their expectations of a gas bonanza, an energy analyst told the fourth Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference on Wednesday.

Price of Cyprus medicines drops

New medicine prices were officially launched on Wednesday, bringing down the cost of 704 prescription across Cyprus.

Wet spell to give way to dry weekend

Although more rain is anticipated throughout the rest of the working week, a dry weekend has been forecast across Cyprus.

Let’s Do It! Cyprus clean-up

Country-wide clean-up ‘Let’ Do It! Cyprus’ will this year be held on Sunday, April 2, seeing volunteer cleaning crews around the island picking up litter.

Eurogate slapped with €40k fine

The Ports Authority has fined Limassol Port container terminal operator Eurogate €40,000 after finding them guilty of failing to follow Communications Ministry guidelines.

Orion Airways Reveal New Livery

A brand new Cypriot Airline revealed their Livery on Facebook today! According to their website, Orion Airways is a brand new Cypriot airline based in Larnaca.

Price of Cyprus electricity set to rise by 15% in 2020

The agreement between EU environmental ministers to revise the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) is set to see households in Cyprus pay an additional 15% on the electricity bills after 2020.

Latest Blog Articles

The Far Side of the Akamas

Last October when I had the weekend to myself, I resolved to do a geocache that had eluded me up until now, due to it's remoteness. Given that people were interested in the Akamas Church blog I posted a while back, I thought I would turn the photos I took into another blog...

Abandoned Villages - Evretou

Evretou is just off the B7 near Polis. It lies on the banks of the Evretou Reservoir, and is another sad testament to the troubles of 1974.

Dust

Dust has been in the news recently. Dust warnings were all over the media last week, only to be scotched a day or two later by official sources. It turns out that the source of the original alert was one website. So, did they get it wrong or do the official sources need to change their seaweed?

From Ezousa Valley To The Sea (almost)

The river Ezousa has carved a beautiful valley out of the lowlands to the east of Paphos. We return to Episkopi to see if it is possible to follow it to the sea in our trusty 4x4.

Latest News Articles

Bonding across the Green Line

Collecting memories of the past has been a life-time passion of film director Panikos Chrysanthou, whose The Story of the Green Line premiered this week at Nicosia’s Cineplex.

Almost time to ‘Spring Forward’

Don’t forget to adjust your clocks before going to bed on Saturday as the south of Cyprus once again joins the rest of the EU in practicing Daylight Saving Time.

Lights go out to fight climate change

By

Today, Paphos joins thousands of towns and cities around the globe taking part in the tenth annual Earth Hour.

Police seize weapons, issue warrant for British man

Paphos police have issued an arrest warrant for a 69-year-old British permanent resident after finding firearms at his home in Peyia.

Acting on a tip, on Friday afternoon CID officers searched the home of the man, currently in the UK, in the presence of his wife.