The Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East area (East Mediterranean Middle East – EMME region) has been characterized by the World Meteorological Organization as an area in which climate change is already present. Recognizing the dangers imposed by climate change...

This document explains residence rights of UK nationals and their family members and describes the rules of the Withdrawal Agreement that govern issuance of residence documents. It also covers recognition of professional qualifications and rights related to social security. Please...

Rishi Sunak will become Britain’s first prime minister of colour on Tuesday after he won the race to lead the Conservative Party, tasked with steering a deeply divided country through an economic downturn set to leave millions of people poorer. One of...

Our Queen, Queen Elizabeth II Born 21 April 1926 died 08 September 2022 It is with a profound sense of loss that I write today. All of us who have looked toward the Queen as a role model, will express...

The news that the Queen Elizabeth II had died was announced by Buckingham Palace 08th September 2022. On Monday, The Queen, who was staying at Balmoral, had overseen the smooth transition of parliamentary power, the resignation of the outgoing Prime...

With the peak holiday season coming up, police on Saturday issued advice on how best to protect homes from burglaries. “During the summer period, many people may be away from their residence either for vacations or for a one-day trip,...

Outgoing British High Commissioner Stephen Lillie has served in Cyprus since 2018 and had to oversee the Brexit process. In a farewell interview with the Cyprus Mail he answers questions on bilateral relations and how Brexit has impacted the lives...

The Cyprus Residents Planning Group (CRPG) has launched a new campaign focused on providing longer-term support and information to vulnerable Britons living on the island. It follows a successful drive of recent years to support hundreds of UK Nationals in...

CIFSA and FEIFA continue their cooperation in Cyprus to ensure that Cyprus Member’s benefit from the popular free seminars and workshops. The latest event held at the Amathus Beach Hotel in Limassol brought together advisers from across the Island to...

Mr Irfan Siddiq OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Cyprus in succession to Mr Stephen Lillie CMG who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Siddiq will take up his appointment during August...

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