December retail trade volume decreased

The volume of retail trade in Cyprus decreased by 0.2% over Christmas compared to November, which increased slightly by 0.1% during Black Friday sales. Compared to December 2021, trade volume increased by

December was unusually warm

During December, high maximum and minimum temperatures were registered, making it the thirteenth driest month since records began in 1901, the Meteorology Department said. Met Office observation stations show the average daily


Vote for Archbishop on 18 December

The Holy Synod announced voting for the new leader of the Cyprus Church would be held on 18 December after Archbishop Chrysostomos II was laid to rest. Caretaker of the throne, Paphos

Pope to hold Nicosia mass on 3 December

Pope Francis will hold an open-air mass at the GSP stadium in Nicosia on 3 December, with a huge security operation shielding the Pontiff during his first visit to the island. The

Pope in three-day December visit

Pope Francis will visit Cyprus on December 2 for three days before a trip to Greece, including the Greek island of Lesbos to meet migrants, a Vatican source said. The source said


Pope Francis to visit Cyprus in December

Pope Francis will visit Cyprus in December, making him the second Roman Catholic pontiff to ever travel to the eastern Mediterranean island, a Cypriot official said. The official said the pontiff’s two-day