Archive for January, 2012

Greek Priest asked to give evidence over Facebook claims

Adelaide priest, the Reverend Prokopios Kanavas, has been asked by the Greek Orthodox Community of South Australia to give evidence over claims he posted on his Facebook wall.

Reverend Prokopios, from St Nicholas Parish in Thebarton, South Australia, claimed that …

Ex Royal Bank of Scotland boss has his knighthood removed.

Former Royal Bank of Scotland boss Fred Goodwin has had his knighthood removed.

Mr Goodwin, who was heavily criticised over his role in the bank’s near-collapse in 2008, was given the honour by the Labour government in 2004.

The Queen …

Limassol Bus strike

Public transport in Limassol will be paralysed from tomorrow following a decision by union leaders to call an indefinite strike.
Unions say that the management of the transport company has failed to pay drivers’ wages, despite the fact that the …

Euro zone jobless hits highest level since birth of euro

Euro zone unemployment has risen to its highest level since before the euro was introduced, data showed on Tuesday, a day after EU leaders promised to focus on creating millions of new jobs to try to kickstart Europe’s floundering economy.…

KOPA surprises

Full of surprises this week

First Division

New Salamis 2 Rizokarpasso 2: KOPA Champion’s and league leader’s New Salamis dropped their first points of the season at home to vastly improved Rizokarpasso who nearly brought off a surprise win. The …

Women arrested fighting outside Enfield primary school

TWO women were arrested by police for fighting outside an Enfield primary school .

The pair will appear at Enfield Magistrates’ Court on February 10.

Saida Sheikh, 41, of Scott House, Woolmer Road, Upper Edmonton and Farhiyo Warsmae, 32, also …

Strikes spread in Cyprus

Workers at Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Kean and the Lanitis dairy company will mount a 24-hour warning strike Thursday in protest at the non-payment of Cola.
Also unions Sek and Peo have called a strike in a number of hotels in which …

Armed robbery in Lakatamia

AN ARMED man wearing a motorcycle helmet threatened a kiosk worker and nearly shot her at 4:40am yesterday in the Nicosia suburb of Lakatamia.

The man reportedly walked in the kiosk and told the 23-year-old employee, “(it’s a) robbery”.

When …

General strikes and demos in the occupied area of Cyprus

According to Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen (30.01.12), it is announced that some demonstrations started yesterday with setting up tents at the “Kugulu park” (Swan’s Park) with the support of the Unions’ Platform (Sendikal Platform) and some political parties.

Tahir …

Why do some people never get depressed?

Confronted with some of life’s upsetting experiences – marriage breakdown, unemployment, bereavement, failure of any kind – many people become depressed. But others don’t. Why is this?

A person who goes through experiences like that and does not get depressed …