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NEPOMAK’s Discover Cyprus Programme (NDCP) 2019 gets underway

NEPOMAK’s Discover Cyprus Programme (NDCP) 2019 started on 1 July and will be an incredible experience for 45 young Cypriots. The programme is organised by NEPOMAK, a global organisation connecting young overseas Cypriots based predominantly in South Africa, the United …

Gemma Atkinson and Gorka Marquez welcome baby girl

Gemma Atkinson and her  Strictly Come Dancing pro dancer boyfriend Gorka Marquez welcomed their daughter last Thursday. The couple made the announcement on social media, although they have yet to share a photo of their baby girl or reveal her …

George Michael’s unreleased music to feature in Last Christmas film

Previously unreleased music by George Michael will be played in Universal Pictures’ upcoming Last Christmas.

The comedy film directed by Paul Feig is set to be released on 15 November 2019 and will feature unheard material by the late musical …

IL DIVO to perform in Cyprus

Cyprus is in for an unforgettable music experience! IL DIVO, the biggest classical crossover vocal group in the world, will perform for audiences at the Limassol Municipal Garden Theatre on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th July.

This is the first …

Xclusive

 Summer has finally arrived and with it brings a generous dose of new modern Greek tunes! Who will be making your holiday playlist? I have three likely contenders vying for your attention!

First up, Stan the man is back with …

Lifestyle: Summer Beauty

Summer Beauty

With the summer at its best, you may find that you hair and nails are growing much faster – this will be due to the sunshine vitamin D. Ten minutes of sunshine a day is enough to have …

EUREKA: Women of Ancient Greece

There were no doubt many notable women in ancient Greece, but history books are usually silent on female accomplishments. According to the historian and novelist Helena P. Schrader, this is because, Herodotus and other ancient Greek historians are far more …

Film Reviews

THE DEAD DON’T DIE

Jim Jarmusch’s witty film gives a new lease of life to the “undead” genre. It is fun and unpredictable and takes place in the sleepy small town of Centerville, where strange happenings like the disappearance of …

55 arrested and 221 vehicles seized at collision hotspot operation

Fifty-five arrests were made and hundreds of vehicles were seized by traffic enforcement officers during the latest operation cracking down on traffic and driving offences committed at collision hotspots in the capital.

Between 1-7 July, the Met’s Roads and Transport …

​Appeal following Woodford Green shooting

Detectives investigating a shooting in Woodford Green are appealing for witnesses.

Police were called to Malvern Drive, Woodford Green at 23:10hrs on Thursday, 11 July, following reports of a shooting.

Officers, including armed police, attended and found a 41-year-old man …