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Gemma Atkinson expecting first child with Strictly’s Gorka Marquez

Former Emmerdale star Gemma Atkinson and Strictly Come Dancing pro Gorka Marquez have revealed they’re expecting their first child together.
The couple, who met on Strictly in 2017, revealed the news on Instagram on Friday. Gemma posted a photo of …

Film Reviews

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK


The work of the late, great James Baldwin is often associated with the stage even though some of his work has already been adapted for the cinema.
Director Barry Jenkins, following his phenomenal success and …

The Movie Icons

The birth of the new Hollywood
A few dozen reporters, wire service men, studio publicity department employees, gossip columnists, and personal managers were gathered on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood outside the locked headquarters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts …

Campaigners stage protest as Upper Holloway Post Office faces closure

Hundreds signed a petition on Saturday calling for the planned closure of a Crown post office to be scrapped.

Councillors, residents and members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) joined forces to protest outside Upper Holloway post office, next to …

The Cypriot President to have all cards on the table during his meeting with Akinci

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades will attend a meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, later this month, having all cards on the table, said Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou.
 
Speaking after a session of the National Council, the top …

NEPOMAK Discover Cyprus Programme (NDCP)

Are you a young Cypriot between the ages of 18-22? Or know someone that is? Don’t miss the opportunity to experience Cyprus like never before on the NEPOMAK Discover Cyprus Programme (NDCP). Applications close very soon on 17th February 2019.…

CBBC’s I Will Survive follows UK Cypriot Nikki Lilly Christou as she goes through her toughest surgery yet

CBBC’s My Life: I Will Survive was filmed over the summer of 2018 and follows the life of UK Cypriot vlogger Nikki Lilly (119k followers Instagram 532,009 YouTube subscribers). Combining observational footage, video diaries and her own vlogs – this …

National Federation hosts working dinner in honour of Chief of the Cypriot National Guard, Lieutenant General Elias Leontaris

On Wednesday 30 January, the National Federation of Cypriots in the UK organised a working dinner for the Chief of the Cypriot National Guard, General Elias Leontaris, as part of his series of meetings in London.

The Chief of the …

Protests over tube and bus ads promoting holidays in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus

The Cyprus government and the London Cypriot community are protesting a publicity campaign advertising holidays in Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus on public transport.

Posters have gone up on dozens of London buses, 22 tube stations (Waterloo Green, White City, Warren Street, …

Turkey to send second drillship to around Cyprus

Amid growing concern over Turkey’s activities around Cyprus, the country’s energy minister said on Friday that Ankara will send a second drillship to the Eastern Mediterranean around February 20. 

Fatih Donmez said the new drillship will conduct two drillings per …