Supermarkets on the offensive against farmer markets in Cyprus

The associations of Supermarkets, Fruit markets, Retail stores and Small & Medium Enterprises has issued an ultimatum to the Government asking the strict application of the law regarding the operation of public markets or to proceed with their closure. The four professional associations are determined to react with measures to protect their businesses. According to […]

The 5 new measures agreed today towards the reunification of Cyprus

In today’s meeting between Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiadis and Turkish Cypriot Leader Mustafa Akinci the following confidence building measures were announced: Opening of new crossing points starting with Deryneia and Lefka villages. Connection of the electricity systems of the two sides. Unification of the mobile telephony networks (roaming between operators). Experts from the […]

Shops in Cyprus to be open on Sundays until end of the year

The cabinet decided to issue a decree that allows retail stores to remain open on Sundays with the same schedule as the past two years. The Minister of Labour, Mrs Zeta Emilianidou, is going to announce a new plan on Friday for supporting small and medium retailers, under which a 60% subsidy will be given for […]

Jet2 low cost airline flying from New Castle and Glasgow to Larnaca

Jet2 low fare airline added two more UK destinations. Its first flight from Glasgow arrived yesterday afternoon to Larnaca airport while weekly flights from New Castle will also begin on May 27th. In the meantime the two new destinations are also available from Paphos airport twice a week (Wednesday / Saturday for Glasgow – and Wednesday / Sunday for New Castle). Additionally Jet2 […]

Extremely rare Black Flamingo seen in Cyprus [Video]

Bird spotters and nature lovers should be excited because a few days ago a black flamingo was spotted in Akrotiri salt lake near Limassol. Over 20,000 flamingos visit Cyprus every year as part of their migratory route but this is probably the first recorded time when a black flamingo was seen in the region. Another […]

Ryan Air announced its new schedule for Cyprus

Ryan Air announced its winter schedule for 2015/2016 from and to Paphos Airport. Here are the new flight plans: Destination Airport Frequency Athens Twice per day Chania, Crete 3 times every week Thesaloniki Daily Rome (Ciampino) 2 times every week Brussels (Charleroi) 2 times every week London (Stansted) Daily The destinations are not much different […]