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AKEL in Cyprus presents its candidates for European elections 

Main opposition party AKEL presented on Saturday the six candidates who will be included in its ballot for the May 2019 European Parliament (EP) elections.

The six candidates are AKEL Larnaka MP Giorgos Georgiou, doctor Athos Georgiou, Turkish Cypriot academic …

Eastenders star discovers sweet gift from George Michael

Eastenders star Tamzin Outhwaite has revealed how she has discovered a bottle of champagne given to her by superstar  George Michael back when she first joined the soap in 1998.

The dusty bottle was located last week and Tamzin told …

Elvis night with George Elias at the Cypriot Community Centre

The Cypriot Community Centre presents a fundraising evening – A tribute to Elvis performed by George Elias – on Saturday 30th March 2019 at its premises at Earlham Grove, Wood Green, London N22 5HL.

The event promises to be a …

CyWineFest: Who will be 2019’s main act?

January is typically the time for list making and planning, being well and truly into the New Year resolutions have been made, repeatedly attempted, in a kind of eat, sleep, repeat rhythm as we fall into life’s routine. Our advice…never …

Theatre Reviews

See you in court

The case against Leonard Vole (Daniel Solbe) is full of holes. Accused of murdering an older well-endowed rich woman, those who testify against him are a rum bunch. Their ‘evidence’ is at best circumstantial. Hard facts …

EUREKA: Gods and Robots: Myths, Machines and Ancient Dreams of Technology

The fascinating untold story of how the ancients imagined robots and other forms of artificial life – and even invented real automated machines.

The first robot to walk the earth was a bronze giant called Talos. This wondrous machine was …

My experience on the Nepomak Cyprus Culture Tour

Whenever I go to Cyprus, I stay in the same city, visit the same beaches and spend most of my time visiting family. And to be honest, I thought that was all that Cyprus had to offer me. But I …

Greek MPs approve deal which will rename the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia “North Macedonia,

Following a tumultuous session in Parliament, Greek MPs on Friday approved the Prespes deal which will rename the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia “North Macedonia,” ending a decades-long dispute between the two countries.  

The contentious deal passed into law – …

Fire at a care home – Southgate

Six fire engines and around 40 firefighters were called to a fire at a care home on Old Dark Ridings, Southgate.

Part of a first floor bedroom was damaged by fire. Eight residents and five members of staff left the …

Turkey to begin drilling for resources around Cyprus

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey will begin drilling for resources around Cyprus, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday, a move that could create tensions with neighboring Cyprus and Greece over ownership of natural resources.

Attempts to tap gas and oil …