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Another UK Cypriot in Love Island

New Love Island hopeful Belle Hassan already has a major claim to fame: her actor father appeared in Game of Thrones.

The 21-year-old make-up artist from Bromley is the daughter of Turkish Cypriot Tamer Hassan who played Khal Forzo in …

Hefty fine for Barnet landlord who didn’t register HMO

The owner of a three-storey property in Totteridge has been ordered to pay £15,281 in fines and costs after failing to obtain a House of Multiple Occupancy (HMO) licence.

Landlord Suresh Nathan Paramaswara was convicted for failing to register this

New Enfield housing chief hits the heights

The new Cabinet Member for Social Housing got a birds eye view of the borough’s ambitious plans to improve tenants’ and residents’ quality of life this week.

The borough is embarking on a number of major improvement programmes at present.

Australian Cypriot community mourn the loss of Doctor Helen Georgiou who succumbs to Thalassaemia after life spent building awareness

Dr Helen Georgiou was born in Sydney in 1951, the child of proud Greek-Cypriot migrants who moved to Australia in search of a better life. Helen was diagnosed with Thalassaemia Major at three months of age at a time where …

Film Reviews

NEVER LOOK AWAY

This compelling film comes from a true master and demands attention from its very first sequence. German Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck made his remarkable directorial debut over a decade ago with THE LIVES OF OTHERS, one of …

What does extreme weather mean for your Home Insurance?

Lost among the latest barrage of national and international news events is the ongoing nightmare faced by almost 600 households unable to return to their homes in Lincolnshire because of flooding.

A few weeks ago the River Steeping burst its …

A song for the Parthenon Marbles on the 10th anniversary of the Acropolis Museum

On Thursday 20 June, singer and songwriter Hellena sang for the reunification of the sculptures from the Parthenon in the Acropolis Museum (www.theacropolismuseum.gr/en), celebrating this world-class museum’s 10th anniversary.

This peaceful protest began in the British Museum’s Parthenon …

UK Cypriot Nikki Lilly meets tennis ace Andy Murray

CBBC vlogger Nikki Lilly recently interviewed two time Wimbledon winner Sir Andy Murray as part of her Nikki Lilly Meets series.

Andy spoke candidly about about his mental health, his recent hip injury and how break dancing helped him with …

Theatre Review

To hear or not to hear…

 Confession time. I am befuddled by the world of gender fluidity, non-binary and self-identification. The result of a recent conversation with a sibling ended in her identifying as a bee and me as a …

North London Fraudster selling medication online is jailed

A man who laundered money from the sale of counterfeit erectile dysfunction and slimming pills through bank accounts linked to a charity has been jailed.

On Thursday, 4 July, Edward Cohen, 67 (05.03.52) of Paget Road, London N16, was sentenced …