UK Cypriot Tony Vourou new mayor of Barnet

At a Barnet full council meeting on Tuesday May the 21st 2024 at the Town Hall  Councillor Tony Vourou was selected as the Mayor of Barnet. UK Cypriot Tony Vourou is a Labour Party Councillor in the Brunswick Park Ward in Barnet. Tony was born in London and grew up in Tottenham and then Haringay. […]


According to the Sunday Times rich List 2024 The Sunday Times Rich List is a list of the 1,000 wealthiest people or families in the United Kingdom, updated annually in April and published as a magazine supplement by British national Sunday newspaper The Sunday Times since 1989 The richest Cypriots are highlighted below. Alki David […]


NATASHA KLEANTHOUS APPOINTED CHIEF EXECUTIVE Barnet FC & London Bees FC announce the appointment of Natasha Kleanthous as Chief Executive of the Bees Football Group. Natasha has been the Legal and Club Secretary for both London Bees FC and Barnet FC since 2020 and will now begin her new role as Chief Executive, effective immediately. […]

UK Cypriot Sir Demis Hassabis to receive honorary degree from Oxford University this year.

Honorary degree recipients for 2024 announced AWARDSUNIVERSITY Six people will receive honorary degrees from Oxford University this year. At the Encaenia ceremony, degrees will be awarded to Warren East, Sir Demis Hassabis, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Sir Michael Palin, Anoushka Shankar and Professor Salim Yusuf. Ticket registration will open on the 29 April for staff, Congregation, […]

UK Cypriot Ruel Sotiriou wins player of the year at Leyton Orient

UK Cypriot Ruel Sotiriou celebrated winning player of the year at League One Championship team Leyton Orient year 2023-2024. Ruel’s father is Cypriot as is his maternal grandmother. As a second-year scholar, Ruel was handed his first team debut when brought off the bench in the O’s Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round Qualifier against Dagenham […]

UK Cypriot Alex Tofalides qualifies for Olympics in fencing

UK Cypriot Alex Tofalides made history for Cypriot fencing in Luxembourg. He reached the final at the European Olympic Qualification Tournament for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games after a thrilling all-day competition. Tofalides clinched victory against Belgian fencer Stef De Greef, securing the only available qualification spot in the Men’s Foil event. The Cyprus Olympic […]

Stelios names winners of new young entrepreneur awards in the UK 2024

Stelios names winners of new young entrepreneur awards in the UK 2024 New competition with £300,000 in cash prizes will support the best young UK start-up founders on their growth journey to encourage job creation. Amelia Christie-Miller scoops top prize of £150,000 to support the growth of her company Bold Bean Co, which offers […]

UK Cypriot Demis Hassabis gets knighthood for ‘services to artificial intelligence’

Demis Hassabis, CEO and one of three founders of Google’s artificial intelligence (AI) subsidiary DeepMind, has been awarded a knighthood in the U.K. for “services to artificial intelligence.” Ian Hogarth, chair of the U.K. government’s recently launched AI Safety Institute and previously founder of music startup Songkick, was awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services […]

Congratulations to UK Cypriot Nitsa Sergides on receiving Islington Award

Nitsa Sergides, receives Islington Award for her community leadership in Islington. Nitsa was a Headteacher and teacher in Islington for more than 50 years, established and ran St John’s Greek School for 20+ years, as a Trustee of St Anthony’s & St John the Baptist supporting the local foodbank. Nitsa Sergides decided to enter the […]