Archive for June, 2012

Christofias will meet Merkel today

President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias will hold a meeting Friday morning in Brussels with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

 The meeting will take place on the sidelines of the European Council on the occasion of the assumption of …

Marcos to meet Andy Murray in the last 32

Marcos secured a third round victory yesterday at Wimbledon over Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov who cried off with injury in the second set of the match.

Marcos won the first set 7-5 and was winning the second set 4-1. Marcos will …

Balotelli fires masterly Italy into final

A touch of star quality from Mario Balotelli plus a familiar mixture of experience and canny defending saw Italy quash a young Germanyside 2-1 on Thursday and book a place in the Euro 2012 final against holders Spain.

The …

Wimbledon – Nadal shock

Launching outrageous winners left, right and centre, obscure Czech Lukas Rosol rocked Wimbledon’s Centre Court to its foundations on Thursday by winning a final-set shootout after dusk against twice former champion Rafa Nadal.

Ranked 100th in the world, few of …

Early morning Harringay stabbing causes traffic

A 21-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital following a stabbing in Harringay in the early hours of this morning.

Police and paramedics were called to Wightman Road just after 3am where they found the man suffering from …

Turkish military convoy leaves base near Syrian border

A Turkish military convoy including anti-aircraft missiles left a base near the Syrian border on Thursday and headed for a Turkish province housing a large camp for Syrian refugees, local agencies said.

Video from the DHA agency showed the …

Cyprus Gov in favour of Chinese investment in old airport

Cyprus government seeks for the implementation of the Chinese interest investment in the old airport of Larnaka, Government Spokesman Stephanos Stephanou has said.

Speaking here Thursday, Stephanou said that all the necessary work is getting done in order to overcome …

Barnet’s friendly against Charlton Athletic has been called off

Barnet’s planned pre-season clash against League One champions Charlton Athletic has been called off due to police advice.

The Addicks were due to travel to Underhill on Saturday July 28 but due to policing complications, caused by the London 2012 …

Barclays fined 291 million pounds- nailed by emails

 “Done … for you big boy,” read a message sent by a Barclays (BARC.L) banker to one of the lender’s traders, who had asked him to fix a key lending rate artificially low.

“Dude, I owe you big …

Turkish Cypriots in Brussels protest

 Hundreds of Turkish Cypriots marched through the streets of Brussels on Wednesday to protest against Cyprus taking over the presidency of the European Union, saying the rights of the island’s Turkish minority were being ignored.

Some 400 protesters wearing masks …