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35-B fighters land in UK’s Cyprus base for training, tests

Six F35-B Lightning warplanes, the UK’s newest fighter, arrived Tuesday at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft’s first overseas deployment.

The jets from 617 Squadron, flown by three British Royal Navy …

The Cypriot President’s references to his critics as “zeros” is offensive to the dignity of the people of the Left

In his attempt to dispel the bad impressions that his insulting behaviour has provoked even among the voters of governing DISY as well, the President of the Republic has made his position even worse.

 He is contradicting his own …

Former Cypriot President Christofias hospitalized

Former President of Cyprus Demetris Christofias has been hospitalized and is in “critical but stable condition,” a Ministry of Health official told state radio here on Tuesday.

A ministry statement had earlier said that Christofias was taken to Nicosia General …

Cyprus to conduct eight drillings in EEZ over next two years

Cyprus will proceed with eight drillings for hydrocarbons in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ) over the next 24 months, the country’s Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis announced on Tuesday.

“Activities in the Cyprus EEZ continue. Eight drillings have been scheduled for …

The Cyprus Government blaming AKEL for everything might suit them but it’s ineffective as citizens have figured them out

As you can’t give an answer to the pressing questions posed by citizens about the dangerous situation of the prolonged deadlock on the Cyprus problem and the unprotected in practice Cypriot Exclusive Economic Zone, you blame AKEL for everything.

It …

Man jailed for Potters Bar burglary after he broke in to a home while the householder was asleep and stole a car.

A man has been jailed after he broke in to a home in Potters Bar while the householder was asleep and stole a car.

Scott Foran, age 38 of no fixed address, pleaded guilty at St Albans Crown Court on …

Transformation of the dangerous Old Street roundabout

  • Two-way traffic will commence at Old Street from 00:01 on Monday 27 May

New Haringey Mayor and cabinet

The new Mayor of Haringey was appointed last night, along with Haringey’s 2019/2020 Cabinet.

Mayor Cllr Sheila Peacock returns for her fourth stint as Mayor, over her 25 years so far on the council.

This year the Mayor will use …

Love Your Local Market Fortnight 17 to 31 May 2019 in Waltham Cross and Hoddesdon

The Council will be celebrating Love Your Local Market (#LYLM2019) fortnight between 17 and 31 May 2019, and is inviting residents to shop locally at Waltham Cross and Hoddesdon town centre markets.

The markets, held between 8am and 4pm every

Video: Police seek identity of member of the public who attacked homeless man

Officers from the City of London Police have today (Tuesday 21 May 2019) released CCTV footage of an attack on a homeless man by a member of the public, in a bid to find the individual responsible.

See video top …