Tottenham players celebrate Harry Kane’s winner in the victory over AEL Limassol at the Antonis Papadopoulos stadium in Larnaca, Cyprus. Photo:  EPA

AEL Limassol 1 Tottenham 2 Erik Lamela inspired Tottenham to a 2-1 victory over AEL Limassol in the in the first leg of their play-off in Cypr(...)

A man rides a motorcycle through the gates at Akrotiri RAF air base near Limassol, Cyprus, yesterday. Photograph: Pavlos Vrionides/AP

Warplanes and troop transport aircraft have reportedly arrived at Britain’s military base at Akrotiri in Cyprus following western threats of action ag(...)

A crowd waits for a branch of Cyprus Bank to open in Nicosia, Cyprus, yesterday, after almost two weeks of closure. Photograph: Angelos Tzortzinis/The New York Times

Patience and perseverance rather than panic marked the sorrowful opening of Cypriot banks at noon yesterday after a 10-day holiday. President N(...)

Cypriots gather for Mass at an Orthodox church in Nicosia yesterday. Talks between the the International Monetary Fund and European Union continued as the country sought to agree terms to a bailout for its ailing banking sector. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Some Cypriots went to church to pray, others gathered in cafes as Brussels decided the fate of their economy and country. Traffic was li(...)