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COVID19: Five deaths, nearly 3,000 new cases

Over the past week, Cyprus’ COVID deaths and cases edged up as health authorities reported five more coronavirus victims and 2,789 new infections. Hospitalisations remained stable at 44, down three from last week, while critical cases increased from two to four. The Health Ministry said in

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United avoid shock defeat in Nicosia

Omonia gave Premier League superstars Manchester United a fright, needing super-sub Marcus Rashford to spark a comeback to avoid a shock defeat

Banking’s future is digital, green & social

The future of the Cyprus banking sector is digital, green, and social, said experts during the online FMW Conference on the financial system. The conference also highlighted the contrast between taming inflation by raising interest rates and supporting vulnerable groups

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Moody’s upgrades major banks

Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded Bank of Cyprus and Hellenic Bank’s long-term ratings, including their deposit ratings to Ba2, from Ba3, maintaining

New bank loans up 15%

New loans granted by Cypriot banks increased by 15.4% in the first eight months to August compared to 2021, pushed upwards by


Man United fans take over the capital

Manchester United fans travelling to Cyprus for their team’s game against Omonia Nicosia in the Europa League group have taken up almost every available room in the capital’s hotels. As confirmed by


Cooler temperatures after mini-heatwave

Following a mini-heatwave, pushing temperatures to nearly 40 degrees Celsius over the weekend, Cyprus will return to cooler average climes for autumn. Cypriots got an unexpected opportunity to spend more time at


Homes adapt as circumstances change

In the Special Theory of Relativity, Einstein determined that time is relative—in other words, the rate at which time passes depends on

A new reality, same problem

If the government needed any firmer example of where the island’s division was going, there were plenty of people involved in the

A lone star that no longer shines

The government seems to have had second thoughts on rushing through parliament a protectionist measure to prevent an American investment fund from

Energy crisis long afterburn

Europe’s energy crisis will not just be for this winter. Europe is expected to face similar problems next winter and probably beyond,

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Greece’s Energean announced its Hermes exploration well offshore Israel had made a commercial natural gas discovery of between 7 and 15 bcm, with Cyprus a potential export market. And the Stena IceMax drilling rig has moved to block 12 to drill in

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Limassol hosts Maritime Cyprus 2022

Limassol will host Maritime Cyprus 2022 from October 9 -12, with the participation of 900 delegates from 35 countries, Shipping Minister Vassilis Demetriades said. He said the 17th Maritime Cyprus conference, and the first one after the pandemic, will see

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