Archive for April, 2012

Search continues for missing boy

The search for a boy who is missing after falling into the River Wear in County Durham is being extended down river towards Sunderland Bridge.

Specialist divers, RAF and mountain rescue teams have been searching for Ian Bell since Friday …

Cyprus Gov denounces Turkey’s new provocative decision

The Government of Cyprus denounces Turkey’s provocative decision to issue licenses for petroleum operations in sea areas that include blocks from Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone.

In a statement of his, issued on Sunday, Government Spokesman Stephanos Stephanou underlines that Turkey’s …

FM meets European Parliament’s rapporteur on Turkey

Foreign Minister Erato Kozakou Markoulli and MEP, rapporteur of Turkey’s progress report, Ria Oomen-Ruijten discussed the Cyprus issue, EU-Turkish relationships and Turkey’s accession negotiations, in a meeting held Friday afternoon.

According to an official press release, the European Parliament’s Turkey …

Cyprus: Reduction of unemployment related to growth

Reduction of unemployment is directly related to growth Minister of Labour Sotiroula Charalambous pointed out, referring to the new project of the Ministry aiming to create one thousand jobs.

The Minister said the project has already been approved by the …

UK puts missiles on London rooftop to guard Olympics

Britain’s military has told residents of an upscale apartment development near the Olympic Park in east London it is installing a missile battery on top of a tower within their housing complex to defend the 2012 Games this summer.

The …

Sunday Times Rich List: Richest Cypriots and Greeks in the UK

Sunday Times Rich list 2012 is out today, the rich list compiled by Philip Beresford shows several Cypriots and Greeks in the wealthiest of the UK.

The richest Cypriot in the List is Alki David (pictured above) valued at £1,100 …

AEL still top in Cyprus

Ael kept their title hopes very much alive on Saturday, retaining a two point lead over holders APOEL after a fiercely fought goalless draw at home at the Tsirio stadium. In the other big game of the day, Omonia trounced …

Katie Price to marry third time

Katie Price is to be married for the third time after confirming she is engaged to boyfriend Leandro Penna (Photo below).

 

The 33-year-old met Argentinian Penna, 26, in March last year.

No date for the wedding has been announced.…

No changes in the Cyprus negotiating process

The prospects of having an international conference on the Cyprus problem are not favourable, Government Spokesman Stephanos Stephanou said here on Saturday, adding that the issue of changing the UN-led current process of negotiations, aiming at a settlement of the …

President appoints new Central Bank Governor

Professor of financial economics at the University of Leicester in Britain Panikos Demetriades (Pictured above) is the new Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus.

Government Spokesman Stephanos Stephanou announced on Saturday that President of the Republic Demetris Christofias has …