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BARKER MURDER SUSPECT ARRESTED IN CYRPUS

  A man has been arrested in north Cyprus in connection to the murder of George Barker, who was stabbed to death at a gym in Bexley around two years ago. The suspect, Charles Riddington, has been identified as the guilty party and is was on the police's wanted list....

CYRPUS CREATING TECH HUB FOR BLUE GROWTH

  In what is being considered a great news for the Cypriot and the European tech scene, Natasa Pilides, Deputy Minister of Shipping has announced that the Cyprus Marine and Maritime Institute (CMMI) along with other projects that will form the groundwork for Larnaca...

TURKISH CYPRIOTS HEAD TO SOUTH FOR BAYRAM AS LIRA DEVALUES

  The constantly devaluing Turkish Lira has caused several Turkish Cypriots to spend their holidays celebrating the ‘Feast of the Sacrifice’ in government-controlled areas on the island nation. According to Havadis, a Turkish Cypriot daily, Nicosia's Ayios Dhometios...

BAKERY ROBBER REMANDED

  A 20-year-old man has been remanded in connection to the trident bakery robbery. The man was remanded from Liopetri, Famagusta district on grounds of using a speargun trident to rob a prominent bakery. The suspect, who was arrested a few days prior to being...

LATE HOLIDAY BOOKINGS HIT BY WARM WEATHER

  According to Thomas Cook Group, their annual profit will scale lower than their expectations, courtesy the adverse effect on late holiday bookings caused by the sudden surge in temperature weather all over Europe. The British travel company usually makes most of its...

ROBERT BIRCH MURDER SUSPECT ACCUSED IN COURT

  The man who was charged with the murder Robert Birch, the Welsh builder who was on holiday in Cyprus has been accused in court. The 35-year-old accused, who was arrested on charges of pre-meditated murder, will be entering plea the following month. A 23-year-old...

CYPRUS’ LONGEST SERVING CONVICT RELEASED

  Panayiotis Kafkaris, the island nation's longest-serving convict has been released. The 72-year-old, who had killed a man along with his two children, was released post the parole board's approval of his repeated appeal requests. Kafkaris has served 31 years after...

PICKPOCKETING TRAVEL AGENT WANTED BY ANGRY CUSTOMERS

  A 37-year old woman, who has stolen over thousands of Euros from tourists from all over Cyprus under the guise of booking holiday packages, is currently being actively hunted by Cyprus police authorities. The woman is currently suspected to have fled the country and...

LARNACA TO SEE ITS FIRST SPAR SUPERMARKET

  In a decision that may go on to change the spending styles and habits of Cypriots, international supermarket giant SPAR has announced its plans to open its first shop in Larnaca in collaboration with CTC Group's ERMES. The supermarket chain, which aims to open over...

CYPRUS TO SEE A DROP IN TEMPERATURE

  Those affected by the scorching heat can now rejoice as the temperature in Cyprus is set to drop after reaching a peak point of 37C. Cyprus has been going through a period of hot weather, which will come to a stand point with forecast of 35C in Nicosia and along the...

TEMPORARY CASINO OPENS DOORS IN CYPRUS

  Those looking for some quality entertainment can now rejoice in the fact that the temporary casino which will pave the way for the City of Dreams Mediterranean Resort has opened its doors in Limassol. Called the C2 Cyprus casino, the establishment will run till 2021...

BUDGET FOR MISSING PERSONS UNIT INCREASED

  In what can be considered welcoming for civil society, the European Commission has announced that it will extend an increased budget of €358,000 to help cover the identification costs made Committee on Missing Persons’ (CMP). Said increase was made in response to a...

MISSING BRITISH GIRL FOUND AFTER 24-HOUR SEARCH

  A young British girl, who had gone missing during family holiday in Cyprus has been found, ending a wide-scale police search. Miss Phoebe Collorick, 11, had gone missing after having last been seen in Agios Epiktitos, north Cyprus at around 6.40pm. Not much later,...

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