Demonstrators supporting Greece in front of the EU office  in Nicosia last week. Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters

Cyprus is the only bailed out country in the 19-member euro zone to support Greece’s demand for restructuring its huge debt and could consider writing(...)

George Ioannou, who has died aged 81, was one of the leading figures in the Eoka struggle against British rule in Cyprus between 1955 and 1959. Ioanno(...)

Women hold a Cyprus flag during a demonstration in favour of a peace settlement on divided Cyprus. It was the first encounter of Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci since Akinci, a leftist moderate, won leadership elections in northern Cyprus on April 26th. Photograph: Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters

Leaders of ethnically split Cyprus have agreed to restart peace talks on May 15th, a UN envoy has confirmed, offering fresh hope of healing one of Eu(...)

Leinster’s Jamie Heaslip in action against Harlequins’ Matt Hopper at the Aviva Stadium in December. Heaslip has recovered from a shoulder injury and is fit to face Castres. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It drew a self-conscious grin from Jamie Heaslip. The Leinster player, who rarely gets injured, sat beside his coach Mat O’Connor and had the good gra(...)

Apoel’s  Cillian Sheridan after scoring against  Aalborg BK  in a Champions League play-off game.

It’s almost six years since Cillian Sheridan made his Champions League debut for Celtic at Old Trafford and while he left a year or so later and th(...)

Nicos Anastasiades (left), president of the internationally recognised Cypriot government, shakes hands with Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu as they announce the launch of peace negotiations in Nicosia. Photograph: Andreas Manolis/Reuters

The leaders of the Greek and Turkish territories on the disputed Mediterranean island(...)

Minister for Finance Michael  Noonan says it is crucial for consumers to know their rights before they took out credit. Photograph:   Julien Behal/PA Wire

From Dingle to Nicosia via Madrid and Valletta, young adults will be targeted in a major information campaign about their rights in consumer cr(...)

A man walks past a branch of Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Cyprus will receive €1 billion from the International Monetary Fund as part of the €10 billion rescue package it agreed late in March with euro(...)

Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades addresses the nation with a televised speech from the presidential palace in Nicosia in the wake of the bailout earlier this week. Photograph: Petros Karadjias/Reuters

Big depositors in Cyprus's largest bank stand to lose far more than initially feared under a European Union rescue package to save the island f(...)

Cyprus has no intention of leaving the European single currency, the island's president said a day after banks reopened. Photograph: Milos Bicanski/Getty Images

Cyprus has no intention of leaving the European single currency, the island's president saidtoday, assuring Cypriots the situation was "contain(...)