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Used cars included in new scrappage subsidy scheme

A government decision to include subsidies for used vehicles in a scrappage scheme has importers of new cars fuming over the inclusion saying it defeats the purpose of protecting the environment from

Cyprus match-fixing on UEFA’s radar

Police are investigating possible match-fixing cases after the Cyprus Football Association received notification of five suspicious fixtures from European football’s governing body UEFA. The latest corruption allegation casts a darker shadow over the

Bad loans reduce slightly to €9.7 bln

Non-performing facilities in Cyprus banks recorded a slight decrease of around €1.4 mln in August 2019 compared to the previous month with total NPFs representing 29.3% of total loans. According to data


Cyprus rescues 101 Syrian migrants on boat

Cyprus police rescued 101 Syrian migrants after they were spotted on a drifting boat off the Mediterranean island’s southeast coast, authorities said on Tuesday. Cypriot police said a 33-metre boat was located

Cyprus close to getting on US Visa Waiver Program

Nicosia and Washington have accelerated their efforts to include Cyprus in the United States’ Visa Waiver Program with the two sides establishing a working group to fast-track the issue. Foreign Minister Nikos