Category Archives: Legal Judicial

EU court backs Bulgarian rival in Halloumi trade war

An EU court ruled Wednesday there is no possibility of consumers confusing Cyprus’ traditional cheese Halloumi with its Bulgarian imitator BBQLOUMI in a legal fight to protect the brand.The European Court of Justice General Court confirmed there is “no...

Justice Minister blasted for going after parody account

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis is under fire for reporting a Twitter parody account of her which led police to raid the home of a Larnaca woman thought to be behind it with public opinion against the move. Last week police

Police report 116 civilians and three premises for violating coronavirus measures

The Cyprus Police reported 116 civilians and three establishments since Sunday morning for violating measures in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus.       The Police carried out a total of 4,563 checks. The Port Police carried

COVID19: Single Cyprus case at Limassol Marina spa

Cyprus health authorities confirmed only one new COVID-19 case on Monday, after seven the previous day, involving an employee at a spa and fitness centre at Limassol Marina.   The positive case was detected from 942 laboratory tests carried out

COVID19: Cyprus new case linked to Bulgaria flight

Cyprus health authorities confirmed another new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday which involves a person returning to Cyprus from Bulgaria last month. The new positive case was identified from 1,204 tests, bringing total COVID-19 infections since the outbreak in March to 999.

COVID19: Cyprus cases double but still in single digits

Cyprus has contained the coronavirus outbreak but the number of confirmed cases doubled on Wednesday to six from three the previous day, the Health Ministry announced.   The six new cases of COVID-19 were identified from 2,982 tests taking total