Archive for May, 2012

House prices fell again in April

House prices are in gentle decline, new figures from the Nationwide building society suggest.

Its latest monthly survey says prices dropped by 0.2% in April, leaving them 0.9% down on a year ago.

The Nationwide said prices had fallen four …

Several Children without School places in Enfield

PARENTS have accusededucation chiefs of grossly underestimating the need for school places – and one mum says she will have to leave the borough because her son has not been given a place at all.

Currently there are 99 children …

100’s of Greek male visitors to brothels contact helpline

Several more sex workers were confirmed to be HIV carriers on Wednesday as hundreds of male visitors to brothels contacted a helpline to arrange for tests and Health Minister Andreas Loverdos called for the criminalization of unprotected sex with illegal …

Local elections: UK voters heading to council and mayoral polls

Voters are going to the polls for local elections in England, Wales and Scotland – and to elect mayors in London, Liverpool and Salford.

More than 4,700 seats are up for grabs on 128 English councils, most of which were …

New Gov of Central Bank of Cyprus in Spain

The newly appointed Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus Panicos Demetriades will participate on Thursday, for the first time, in the Governing Council meeting of the European Central Bank, which will be held in Barcelona.

According to sources of …

Christofias: Meetings between community leaders “waste of time”

Meetings between the leaders of the two communities in Cyprus are “a waste of time” because of the stance of the Turkish Cypriot leader, President Demetris Christofias said Wednesday, adding at the same time that talks will continue between the …

3rd May 2012

3rd May 2012…

Larnaca: Drunk driver smashes car into empty shop

 Drunk driver smashed his car into an empty shop on the Larnaca-Dhekelia road, injuring one of his two passengers.
The accident occurred at about midnight last night.
One 29-year-old passenger was detained in hospital for treatment.
A breathtest found the …

Hundreds mourn marathon runner

Claire Squires was raising money for the Samaritans by running the marathon

The funeral of the runner who died near the finish line of the London Marathon has taken place at a church in Leicestershire.

More than £1m has been …

Drought: Britain Could See Standpipes

Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman has raised the possibility of standpipes returning to UK streets if the country is hit by a third dry winter in a row.

Mrs Spelman told the BBC’s Inside Out programme that while it was “most …