Archive for 2012

Paphitis sells to Brazilian skin care company

Australian skincare company Aesop – founded by Cypriot Australian Dennis Paphitis – has been sold to Brazil’s Natura Cosméticos SA for $68 million, according to The Australian Financial Review.

The deal will give the Brazilian cosmetics, toiletries and fragrances manufacturer …

Turkey to carry electricity and water to occupied area of Cyprus

Erdogan refers to the electricity and water that Turkey plans to carry to the occupied area of Cyprus
Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (30.12.12) reports that the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has argued that with the electricity, which

Weather and temperatures for Cyprus

Nicosia, Dec 31  – Today`s weather and temperatures for  Cyprus, according to the Meteorological Service at Larnaka International Airport, are:

TEMPERATURES (Degrees Celsius)



Turkey accuses EU of bigotry, says its reforms are ignored

Turkey accused the European Union of bias and bigoted attitudes towards the EU candidate country on Monday and blamed it for undermining the Turkish public’s trust in the bloc.

Turkey criticised the European Commission’s latest report on its progress towards …

Holloway supermarket ram-raided in attempt to steal cash machine


A supermarket was ram-raided in a failed attempt to steal a cash machine this morning.

Three would-be burglars rammed a car into the Morrisons entrance in Hertslet Road, Holloway, and dislodged a stand-alone ATM that was bolted to the

Hillary Clinton in hospital with blood clot after fall

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been admitted to hospital in New York with a blood clot, officials say.

Mrs Clinton suffered a concussion earlier this month after fainting and falling down.

At the time, she was reported to …

New Year’s festivities cancelled in Nicosia and Paphos

Municipal authorities in Nicosia and Paphos have cancelled their customary New Years eve festivities in the face of economic hardship but other local authorities are going ahead with public celebrations.

Nicosia’s Mayor Constantinos Yiorkadjis said the city council endorsed a

Marcos gets off to a good start in Australia

Marcos began the 2013 ATP World Tour season in strong form on Monday, dismissing Australian wild card Benjamin Mitchell 6-4, 6-4 in the first round of the Brisbane International. Marcos broke serve once in each set and saved all four …

Bank of Cyprus will not sell off Greek operations

Bank of Cyprus says that it will not sell off its Greek operations under any circumstances.

Bank of Cyprus CEO Yiannis Kypris told CyBC television news that the Bank’s Board has reaffirmed its long standing position that the Greek operations

Man arrested after falling from roof

A teenager who fell from a roof in Islington has been arrested on suspicion of robbery.

Police were to Ferntower Road just before 9.30am today following reports of an injured man.

Officers and London Ambulance Service (LAS) attended and found …