Archive for October, 2012

Cypriot hairdresser jailed

Theodoros Theophanous, a 30 year old hair dresser,  was jailed for life on Wednesday after being found guilty of murdering his former girlfriend Julia Oporok, 24 and her three year old daughter Victoria. The decision,  handed down by Paphos criminal …

Paphos Murder

A jeweller from Larnaca was found murdered near Aphrodite’s Rock on Wednesday afternoon, with gun shots to the head. Police named the victim as Michalakis Demetriou Diogenous, 67. He was found near his car on a country road north of …

IMF sees progress in the negotiations with Cyprus

The IMF believes that there has been considerable progress in the negotiations with the Cyprus government the past few days, a source close to the Monetary Fund has told CNA.

The source, outside the IMF, told CNA’s correspondent on Wednesday …

Cyprus Tourism revenue hit new record

Tourism revenue hit new record of 312.1 million euro in August

Tourism revenue set a new record in August reaching 312.1 million euro. At 16.9%, this is the biggest annual increase in 13 months by 16.9%, data released Wednesday by …

KOPA Youth team does well in Limassol

Another big day for the young Cypriots from the UK this time it was the KOPA under 19’s versus AEL under 19’s last night Wednesday in Limassol and the first game for the KOPA team under floodlights.

AEL who started …

Cyprus is the 5th main foreign investor in Romania

Cyprus is the 5th main foreign investor in Romania, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania Titus Corlăţean said after talks here today with his Cypriot counterpart Erato Kozakou -Marcoullis.

“We support an even further presence of the Cypriot capital …

Marcos first round exit in Paris

Marcos’ campaign at the BNP Paribas Masters was short lived as he was beaten in the first-round on Monday evening by Frenchman Gilles Simon, 7-5, 6-1. Marcos rallied from a break down in the first set, but lost his serve …

Arsenal great cup fight back

Arsenal battled back from 4-0 down to beat top-flight rivals Reading 7-5 on Tuesday, powering their way into the League Cup quarter-finals after one of the most extraordinary matches in the competition’s 52-year history. Manager Arsene Wenger said last week …

Search to find missing Enfield Lottery winner

The search is on to find the winner of a missing £70,428 Lotto ticket.

The mystery ticket was bought in Enfield more than three weeks ago in time for the draw on Wednesday, October 10.

If the winner fails to …

Olympiakos dropped its first points

Olympiakos dropped its first points in the league this season as it stumbled to a 2-2 draw at Aris on Monday, while Panathinaikos drew at OFI Crete with the same score a couple of hours earlier.

Aris proved a formidable …