Archive for April, 2012

Eroglu aims at carrying the negotiations outside the UN

Yorgancioglu: Eroglu aims at carrying the negotiations outside the UN parameters

Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (29.04.12) reports that Ozkan Yorgancioglu, leader of the Republican Turkish Party (CTP) has accused Turkish Cypriot leader, Dervis Eroglu of aiming at carrying …

Alex Parpottas latest victim to Kielder Forests’

After a promising start to Round 3 of the MSA British Rally Championship, the Pirelli International Rally, eighteen year old Alex Parpottas became the latest victim to Kielder Forests’ infamous ditches when a small off put a sudden halt to …

Efforts by Turkey to raise tension in the Mediterranean

Under the title “Move which will anger the Greek Cypriots in the Mediterranean”, Turkish daily Sabah newspaper (28.04.12) reports that the Turkish Petroleum Corporation (TPAO), which recently took the first (illegal) step in its oil explorations in the occupied area …

We spend more time on Facebook than talking to friends in real life

Insecure Britain: A third of us spend more time on Facebook than talking to friends in real life – and we lie to make ourselves sound ‘cool and interesting’

  • A third of Brits admit to lying online to look ‘cool

Billionaire to build Titanic II

Clive Palmer, one of Australia’s richest men, has commissioned a Chinese state-owned company to build a 21st Century version of the Titanic.

The mining billionaire told Australian media that construction would start at the end of next year.

It would …

Cyprus – Eight years in the EU

Cyprus’ accession to the EU, eight years ago, signaled a momentous milestone in the island’s history.

Cyprus joined the EU on May 1st 2004, along with other nine countries from Central and Eastern Europe.

“As from this moment, the Republic …

Seventeen year old Cypriot scores on Leicester City debut

Seventeen year old Harry Panayiotou made his debut for Leicester City on Saturday coming on as sub replacing Lloyd Dyer in the 73rd minute versus Leeds United and scoring the winning goal in added time as Leicester won the …

Andreas Evangelou draws crowd to Albert Hall

Professional boxer Andreas “The Ace” Evangelou returned to the ring on Saturday on the Frank Warren Promotion at the famous and prestigious Royal Albert Hall in Central London in front of a big support for him from North London. Appearing …

Greek businesses seek greener pastures in Cyprus and Bulgaria

For that small group of courageous young Greek entrepreneurs who have decided to start working for themselves, the big question is no longer the “how” but the “where,” given the hostile environment for business in Greece, not to mention ever-increasing …

Nicosia: Murder enquiry

Nicosia police are investigating the premeditated murder of a Romanian man, police spokesman Andreas Angelides told the Cyprus News Agency on Sunday. He said that according to the police investigation so far, another non-Cypriot was at the victim’s house on …