CNA News – CNA – Emilia Christofi – CYPRUS/Nicosia 18/02/2019 14:08

Anastasiades and May discuss Brexit over the phone

Britains Prime Minister Theresa May contacted on Saturday afternoon by telephone the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades, according to a written statement issued yesterday by the Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou.

During their conversation, Anastasiades and May exchanged views on UK’s exit from the EU and how to ensure as smooth conditions as possible the day after Brexit, the statement concludes.

Tourist arrivals up by 8% in January due to increase in UK flow

The significant increase in arrivals mainly from the United Kingdom has boosted tourist arrivals in Cyprus in January 2019.

The Travelers Survey conducted by the Statistical Service of Cyprus and published on Monday, showed that arrivals of tourists in January 2019 reached 81,970 compared to 75,867 in January 2018, recording an increase of 8.0% and were the highest ever recorded in January.

Cyprus registers one of the highest violations of speed limit on highways in the EU

Cyprus registers one of the highest violations of speed limit on highways in the European Union, according to the PIN Flash Report 36, published on Monday by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) with 63%.

Lithuania has the lowest percentage of speed limit violations with 19% (with a speed limit of 130km/h) and Portugal the highest with 64% (120km/h).

AEL and Apollon achieve important victories for Match Day 21 of Cyprus football league

AEL and Apollon achieved important victories over Nea Salamina and Alki respectively for Match Day 21 of Cyprus football league and decreased the difference from the leader of the standings APOEL that drew with AEK in GSP Stadium.

Source: Cyprus News Agency