Daily News Briefing September 17

In today’s episode, the Supreme Court reserved its decision on whether to uphold or remove the conviction of a British woman who was convicted of lying about being gang raped in Ayia Napa. The House plenum also voted to postpone local government elections as part of the sector’s reform, while supermarkets hit out against the […]

September 16 Daily News Briefing

In today’s episode, a protest was held outside the Supreme Court to support the appeal of a British woman convicted of lying about being gang raped in Ayia Napa. There’s also the fallout from the disciplinary procedures against a controversial artist,archaeological finds in Protaras and the ongoing debate over elecricity prices. All this and much […]

September 15 Daily News Briefing

In today’s episode, we take a look at how the government is trying to lower the country’s sky-high electricity bills. Elsewhere, we bring you the latest on the House committee meeting incident involving Elam MP Andreas Themistokleous and on two UK Cypriots taking part in the popular show “The Great British Bake Off”.

Daily News Briefing September 14

In today’s episode, the income and asset declarations of currently serving deputies were posted Monday on the website of the House of Representatives, showing DISY leader Averof Neophytou to be the wealthiest of the party leaders. In other news, opposition parties have slammed the comments made by British High Commissioner Stephen Lillie in an interview […]

Daily News Briefing September 13

In today’s episode, a total of 330 primary schools will open today, making this the second school year that began during the coronavirus pandemic and the third one affected by it. In other news, the relatives of a British woman whose body has lain unclaimed in the morgue of Paphos hospital since her death in […]

September 10 Daily News Briefing

In today’s episode, the president met with the Holy Synod to discuss statements from bishops seen as discouraging vaccinations. There’s also the EU funding boom for Cyprus, an Akel group discusses the demographic issue,efforts to prevent developments in Akamas and the president’s praise for Cypriot firefighters in Greece.

September 9 Daily News Briefing

In today’s episode, the withdrawal of an English textbook celebrating Turkey’s Kemal Ataturk from state high schools, the ongoing battle to have halloumi registered as a PDO, an incident between a Green party parliamentary assistant and Elam MP Andreas Themistokleous and much more.

Daily News Briefing September 8

In today’s episode, health minister has given the state health services organisation (Okypy) ten days to smooth out the problems regarding long waits in A&E departments in state hospitals. In other news, lawmakers reviewed various ways in which electricity bills might be reduced after August dues shot up by 38 per cent, while yesterday over […]

Daily News Briefing September 7

In today’s episode, over 45,000 students return to state secondary schools having to present a SafePass to be allowed entry. In other news, the €1.3bn Recovery and Resilience Scheme could add seven per cent to Cyprus’ GDP and create thousands of jobs, according to Finance Minister, Constantinos Petrides, a public outcry forces the Paphos municipality […]

Daily News Briefing September 6

In today’s episode, we hear of the 1,300 traffic violations that were recorded in all districts over the weekend during police checks aimed at reducing serious and fatal road accidents. In other news, an invasive species of mildly poisonous sea urchin appears to be thriving across the island, Archbishop Chrysostomos is to suggest to the […]