UK Bases arrests for bird trapping, poaching

A Greek Cypriot man from Xylophagou faces fines of up to €6,000 following his arrest for possessing active mistnets and protected Ambelopoulia (black caps) stored frozen in his home refrigerator. Sovereign Base

Flights to UK running normally

Flights from Larnaca and Paphos to the UK are carried out smoothly, said Maria Kouroupi, senior manager at airports operator Hermes. She told CAN: “Following the problem that occurred on Monday with


UK says Nicosia cleaning up its act

British High Commissioner Irfan Siddiq said Cyprus has a consensus to enforce sanctions against Russia to restore its reputation, but the Turkish-occupied north is a money laundering blackspot. He said while questions on

UK bases conduct sea-safety checks

The British Bases Police conducted a three-day seashore campaign at Lady’s Mile and Curium Beach, leading to the arrest of one individual, multiple fixed penalties and written cautions. During the campaign –

Syrian people smugglers jailed by UK bases

Syrian members of an organised crime group attempting to smuggle Middle Eastern and African nationals into Cyprus through the British Bases have been jailed for a combined three years. Two Syrian nationals

UK bases marine unit saves family

A father and his two sons were rescued from the water off Ormidhia by British Bases Police Marine Unit after their boat broke free of its anchor and drifted away. Bases police

Corruption watchdog appoints UK lead investigators

Two UK-based legal experts are tasked with helping authorities investigate corruption allegations involving high-ranking officials, while the watchdog authority says Cypriot applicants were unwilling to probe local officials. The Independent Authority Against

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