North Cyprus News - Cyprus Today 28th May 2022

North Cyprus News - Cyprus Today 28th May2022The main North Cyprus News on the front page of Cyprus Today on 28th May 2022 is that prices have gone up and poor people are suffering. Fuel is now £1.13 a litre! Don’t swear in North Cyprus or you might end up in jail.


COST OF LIVING CRISIS DEEPENS – THE cost of living crisis in North Cyprus is set to deepen after the price of fuel went up by as much as 30 per cent yesterday. The new prices were published in the Official Gazette on Thursday night following a decision by the Council of Ministers. The announcement means that the price of a litre of 95 octane unleaded petrol has now increased by 5.40TL a litre from 18.14TL to a whopping 23.54TL.

Mind your Ps and Qs: swearing on social media could land you in jail – PEOPLE in North Cyprus will have to watch their language online if proposed changes to the country’s Penal Code that clamp down on social media activity deemed to be “offensive” become law. The legal amendments are yet to pass through Parliament, but have been published in the Official Gazette.

Fire choppers fly in from Turkey to battle huge Geçitköy blaze – A HUGE fire broke out in Geçitköy yesterday afternoon. A firefighting helicopter and a plane were called from Turkey to help tackle the blaze, as well as a fire helicopter from the United Nations and one from the British bases in Cyprus.

Expat involved in ‘supergrass’ trial dies in North Cyprus home – A BRITISH expat who was involved in an infamous “supergrass” trial in London in the 1970s has died in his North Cyprus home. TRNC police said in a statement that Phillip Charles Trusty, 74, died on Monday, May 23, after “suddenly falling ill” at 3pm at his home in Yeniboğaziçi.

‘Slaughter’: Calls to catch cat killer –  POLICE have launched an investigation after nearly 100 cats were found poisoned in a matter of days. Almost all of the cats unfortunately passed away, and the small number of those that could be saved will have life-long disabilities.

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