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AKEL is in solidarity with the Palestinian people on Land Day

AKEL is in solidarity with the Palestinian people on Land Day
AKEL C.C. Press Office, 30 March 2019, Nicosia
On 30th March, the Palestinians honor Land Day by paying tribute to all those who struggled in 1976 with mass strikes …

Don’t forget Clocks go forward this weekend

The clocks go forward this Sunday, 31st March at 1am.

Your smartphones should automatically reset.

In the UK the clocks go forward 1 hour at 1am on the last Sunday in March, and back 1 hour at 2am on …

Cypriot gov’t says court ruling may have grave impact on economy

NICOSIA, March 29 (Xinhua) — The Cypriot government said on Friday that it was worried about the economic stability of the country following a court decision declaring unconstitutional austerity measures taken to face the 2013 economic crisis.

The eastern Mediterranean …

Did you witness incident in Waltham Cross?

The incident occurred in New Ford Road.A man aged in his 20s was seriously assaulted.A man has been charged in connection with the investigation.

Detectives investigating an alleged robbery in Waltham Cross are appealing for further witnesses to come forward.…

Man on St Pancras railway station roof causes major disruption and delays

Just after 7pm last night (Friday 29 March 2019), British Transport Police officers, along with other emergency services, were called to a man on the roof of St Pancras Railway Station.

This morning (Saturday 30 March) a 44 year old …

Stelios Foundation and UKCEC’s event celebrates Cyprus bi-communal collaboration

An event co-organised in London on Monday evening by the Foundation of Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou and the UK-Cyprus Enterprise Council (UKCEC) highlighted the significance on bi-communal collaboration in delivering the reunification of Cyprus.

The event was held at the Stelios …

Man jailed for smashing into police car and hospitalising officer – London

A man an who drunkenly rammed into a police car then violently attacked two British Transport Police (BTP) officers has been locked up for over two and a half years.

Saddam Fareed, 28, and of Sprowston Road, East London, pleaded …

Gang behind high-value frauds convicted

The following people were convicted for their roles in a large-scale “diversion fraud” scam using hacking software, following a six-month trial at Blackfriars Crown Court:

– Bonaventure Sunday Chukwuka, 41 (21.08.77) of Roding Gardens, Loughton was found guilty of conspiracy …

UK Greek wins masterchef 2019

Retired banker Irini Tzortzoglou has won this year’s MasterChef – and quickly said she has no plans to start a new career running a restaurant.

The 61-year-old triumphed in the BBC One show’s first all-female final.

For the final three-course …

Sea weed: 28 kg of cannabis found floating in the sea off Cyprus coast

Well, there is good news for swimmers and bad news for certain illicit business people. A large amount of cannabis product was found floating in the sea near Peyia, Cyprus.

Police in Paphos, Cyprus reported that, in all, 28 kg …