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Fire caused by hairdryer

Off-duty firefighters sprang into action when they spotted a fire at a barber’s shop on Bedale Street in Southwark.

They forced entry into the shop and put the blaze out using an extinguisher inside.

One fire engine from Dowgate Fire …

EastMed pipeline developments possibly in early 2020, Cyprus Foreign Minister says 

Diplomatic efforts are underway to reach an intergovernmental agreement on the EastMed pipeline, and according to Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides, there could be concrete developments early in 2020.
 
Speaking at the Foreign Ministry, Christodoulides was asked if an intergovernmental agreement …

Foreign Minister hails “political and diplomatic significance” of US decision to lift arms embargo on Cyprus 

The decision of the United States to lift the arms embargo on Cyprus is of “political and diplomatic significance” demonstrating the will of the US to upgrade bilateral relations with Cyprus on the basis of a positive agenda and is …

​Double murder in Barnet and Elstree

Police are investigating a double murder after the discovery of a body found in Hertfordshire was linked to the murder of a man in Barnet.

A fast-moving operation is underway, led by officers from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, with …

33 year old man stabbed near Arsenal Emirates Stadium

Police were called at 10:44hrs yesterday to Hornsey Road Islington N7, to a 33year old man found with stab injuries.

Officers attended with LAS & London’s Air Ambulance.

He was taken to an east London hospital; where they await an …

Free Winter Activities in Larnaca, Cyprus

Pictured: Mr Savvas Perdios, Deputy Minister of Tourism for Cyprus with Chairman of Larnaka Tourism Board Mr Dinos Lefkaritis

This winter will also see the return of the popular weekly programme of complimentary activities that are organised in Larnaka every …

Mother Goose at Millfield Theatre is open!

Priscilla the Goose has landed at the Millfield Theatre in Edmonton! And what a brilliant welcome she received when Mother Goose asked the enthusiastic audience to encourage her to come onto the Millfield Stage at this year’s egg-ceptional pantomime.

Mother …

Theatre Reviews

Gloria in Excelsis deo…

 

Translates in Latin to “Glory to God in the highest”. Never has the phrase been so prominent in my mind as it was last week. I realise this has become something of a mantra for …

From Freetown with Love from a UK Cypriot

“Σαμαρείτης δέ τις δεύων λθε κατ ατόν, κα δν ατν σπλαγχνίσθη”

“But a certain Samaritan, came where he was: and when he saw him, he had

Christmas and New Year message from the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK

As we enjoy the festivities of this time of the year, I’d like to wish you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The UK Cypriot community will be celebrating across the country and I …