The government needs to open its horizons and look at all options on the table or else Cyprus could end up paying billions more than it has to for the supply of natural gas, opposition DISY leader Nicos Anastassiades said yesterday (cyprus-mail.com)
6.5% of the general population is estimated to have made recent use of sedatives / hypnotics
A top Cyprus energy official said Tuesday that the Mediterranean island will go ahead with a second licensing round for offshore oil and gas exploration later this year in a move that could stoke tensions with Turkey (bloomberg.com).
Over 900 admissions were recorded at the Nicosia General Hospital between Christmas Eve and yesterday with causes ranging from alcohol poisoning and over-eating to the flu, according to the head of Accidents and Emergency Costas Antoniades (cyprus-mail.com).
The official Winter sale season is starting this Friday and will end on the 26th of February.
The police believes that a kidnapping was prevented yesterday evening.
Paphos Mayor Savvas Vergas has called on Paphos residents to boycott Cyprus Airways after the airliner scrapped almost two thirds of its flights to the local airport.