Mordaunt, visited Cyprus this week to meet her Cypriot counterpart, Savvas Angelides, to strengthen bi-lateral ties between the two countries and announce the F-35 aircrafts currently on exercise in RAF Akrotiri have officially flown their first operational missions.

Organisers have confirmed that last week’s annual Riding for the Disabled Moonlight Picnic at Flagstaff in House in Episkopi has broken all previous fundraising efforts after an incredible €5,341 was raised for the charity.

Students from Bases schools in Episkopi and Akrotiri and the local Trachoni School took part in Easter celebrations this week to further the cultural understanding of Cyprus, its traditions and beliefs.The event, which took place at St John’s School on Episkopi camp, saw 70 children from both the Episkopi and Akrotiri Primary School,

A team of professional and student archaeologists from the University of Leicester left Cyprus this week having completed three weeks of archaeological excavations on erosion-threatened remains of the ancient port at Dreamers Bay, inside RAF Akrotiri airbase.