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Rain and hail set to continue

Heavy rainfall in the Paphos district kept the fire service busy overnight while a yellow weather warning remained in place on Monday morning. At 5.52...

Parallel lives of the homeless in Nicosia

By Agnieszka Rakoczy With weather conditions worsening amid recent downpours, local NGOs are concerned about the increasingly dismal plight of asylum seekers. The growth in numbers...

Cyprus rejects suggestions of military build-up

Cyprus on Thursday rejected suggestions there is a military build-up as part of Nato plans in the region and on the contrary, efforts were...

Probe launched into how ministry lost halloumi trademark (Updated)

The commerce ministry said on Wednesday it has launched a probe into the reasons why one of its departments had delayed defending a legal...

Falling fuel prices could drop further

A bill seeing a reduction in fuel prices by five cents is due to be submitted to parliament by Diko before Christmas, boosting the...

Thousands without public transport in Limassol and Paphos (Update 1)

Thousands of public transport users, mainly student, were without buses on Monday as wrangling continued behind the scenes between transport officials and bus companies. Paphos...

Drinking and driving target of new police campaign

A seven-day police campaign starting on Monday will see the force target drivers who have been drinking on an island-wide level. In the EU a...

Cyprus contractor reportedly defaults on $2 billion debt in Saudi

The Saudi unit of Joannou & Paraskevaides has defaulted on about 7 billion riyals ($1.9 billion) of bank loans, Bloomberg new agency reported quoted...

Larnaca and Paphos join Limassol bus company for Monday strike (Updated)

A 24-hour strike by three out of the six bus companies operating across the island, those of Limassol, Larnaca and Paphos, is expected to...

A day of thunderstorms and strong winds

More thunderstorms and strong winds are expected during the day on Friday in some parts of the island, but the severe weather will subside...