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Meet the Greek-Tasmanian Mayor (and his Cypriot Deputy)

The town of Burnie in Tasmania, population 20,000, can claim that is the only city outside Greece and Cyprus that is run by a Greek mayor and a Cypriot deputy.

Following the October council elections, Steven Kons was elected mayor …

The USA attributes particular importance to Cyprus and Greece, FM says 

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Christodoulides, estimated that the new US administration is particularly interested in the region of Eastern Mediterranean and the Balkan Peninsula. In this context, he added, Greece and Cyprus represent for …

Road works at Lefka and Deryneia crossing points in Cyprus completed, UNDP announces 

The EU-funded and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) implemented road works in Lefka and Deryneia are now completed, UNDP announced on Friday.

According to a press release, the European Union as part of its Aid Programme for the Turkish Cypriot …

AKEL denounces attempts to spread fanaticism, intolerance and racism against refugees seeking shelter in Cyprus

Forty-four years ago, 160,000 Greek Cypriots and 40,000 Turkish Cypriots became refugees. That generation which experienced a childhood in refugee camps and settlements, waiting in line for some food, foster families, the ships that left for Greece, and the airplanes …

Barnet Council misses bin collections on first week of new rounds

Barnet Council has failed to complete bin collection rounds on time during the first week of the newly configured service, which started on 4 November. A decision to reorganise the recycling and refuse rounds and make changes to residents’ bin …

16-year-old charged with GBH following North London stabbing

Detectives investigating the stabbing of a teenager in Billy Fury Way, off Lithos Road NW3, on Tuesday, 6 November, have this evening charged a teenager with GBH with intent.The 16-year-old male was arrested after handing himself in at a police …

Man who tricked men into sexual activity jailed for 15 years

A man who tricked four men into sexual activity with him in the mistaken belief that he was a female has been jailed for 15 years.

Duarte Xavier, 11.11.84, of Wandsworth, was convicted at Kingston Crown Court on Friday, 5 …

Two arrested from North London for terrorism offences

Two people have today, 9 November, been arrested as part of an investigation by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command.

Officers arrested a 57-year-old man [A] and a 20-year-old woman [B] at an address in north London.

The man [A] was …

The vines and wines of Cyprus series variety

The most common wines produced indigenously speaking are from the Maratheftiko and Xinisteri, but it is time to dig a little further and began exploring the many other grape varieties and the wines they produce. long ago

Once upon …

Film Reviews

WIDOWS

The illustrious career of the innovative artist turned filmmaker Steve McQueen that began with HUNGER, SHAME and 12 YEARS A SLAVE continues with this enjoyable heist thriller which was chosen as the Opening Gala of the recent London Film …