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Dhavliotes to celebrate feast of Saint Sozon

Whenever I go back to Cyprus, I will always visit my home village of Dhavlo. I will drive via Kantara, open the windows to smell the pine trees and the fresh air, and look down on the bluest sea you …

Film Reviews

BLINDED BY THE LIGHT

Gurinder Chadha’s heart-warming film is based on a true story which takes place in Luton in 1987 during Thatcher’s years of dread and injustice.

Javed (Viveik Kalra) is a shy 16-year-old British Pakistani boy, who finds …

Theatre Review: Sigo horepse gougli mou…

 This week I am riding on the unbridled enthusiasm of my 83-year-old companion, who has the vitality and spirit of a ten-year-old and accompanied me to see On Your Feet! (London Coliseum), the story of Gloria Estefan and the …

EUREKA: War, Death and Gods in ancient Greece

Warfare in Ancient Greece

As the economic resources of Greek city-states and individuals increased during the seventh century BC, armies of foot soldiers were formed within the wealthier city-states. Known as hoplites, these soldiers were characteristically equipped with about seventy …

Cyprus talks:President expresses hope that a creative dialogue will soon begin despite the remaining disagreements 

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, has expressed hope that despite the remaining disagreements there will  soon be an opportunity for the resumption of a creative dialogue for a Cyprus settlement, as long as Turkey contributes towards this direction.

Addressing the inauguration …

Israeli man donates $9,000 to UK teen who accused Israelis of rape in Cyprus

An Israeli man has made the single largest donation to the legal defense of the 19-year-old British woman who faces charges in Cyprus for allegedly falsely accusing 12 Israelis of rape.

The woman’s parents set up a GoFundMe page Friday …

Major power failure affects homes and transport

Nearly a million people have been affected by a major power cut across large areas of England and Wales, affecting homes and transport networks.

National Grid said it was caused by issues with two power generators but the problem was …

Police appeal to find missing girl from Haringey

Can you help to find Marina Joyce, 22, missing from #Haringey? Last seen on 31Jul and reported missing to police on 7Aug. Call 101 and quote 19MIS031063 with any info.…

Major disruption on overground trains

A failure of the electricity supply in Southern England is causing disruption to all services across the Gatwick Express, Great Northern, Thameslink and Southern network.

Services may be cancelled, delayed or revised until the end of the day.

This problem …

Greek diaspora seeks right to vote from abroad – and it’s a debate about democracy

The rule book regarding out-of-country voting is about to change, putting an end to the paradox that allows for Greeks to vote for their country’s representatives in European elections, but not national ones

Greeks abroad want to be able to