Archive for February, 2013

In Cyprus port, Russian money flows freely

In this seaside Cypriot town, an image of the Kremlin’s onion domes adorns the doors of a local mini-market, Ferraris stand ready for hire by wealthy Russians and shops selling mink coats line streets drenched in warm Mediterranean sunshine.

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New Cyprus President sworn in before House of Representatives

Newly elected President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has assured that he will act as President of all Cypriots, without prejudice or discrimination, noting that he would be resigning from President of the Democratic Rally.

Speaking during his swearing in …

Peter Andre celebrates his birthday in London

The Mysterious Girl hitmaker celebrated the milestone by heading to the U.K. capital’s Icon Balcony bar with his girlfriend Emily MACDonagh.

Andre was inundated with well wishes in honour of his big day and took to his page to …

Benitez risks talking himself out of another job

Rafael Benitez is well-known for his “Rafa rants” and his latest tirade against employers Chelsea could further damage his reputation and chances of finding another job.

His blast after Wednesday’s FA Cup fifth round win at second tier Middlesbrough has …

Low-key departure as pope steps down and hides away

Pope Benedict slips quietly from the world stage on Thursday after a private last goodbye to his cardinals and a short flight to a country palace to enter the final phase of his life “hidden from the world”.

In keeping …

Driver rushed to hospital after lorry overturns on M25 near Potters Bar

A MAN was hospitalised this morning (Thursday) after the lorry he was driving overturned on the M25.

The heavy goods vehicle fell onto its side at 2.56am between junctions 23 (South Mimms) and 24 (Potters Bar), causing the closure of …

UK net migration falls by a third

Net migration to the UK fell by a third in the year ending June 2012, compared with the previous 12 months, the latest immigration figures show.

The Office for National Statistics said 163,000 more people came to live in the

The Big Fight!

With less than two weeks to go before the big fight between Chris “The Flash” Evangelou and Danny Connor at Wembley Arena on Saturday 9 March. The long awaited rematch for the Southern Area Light welterweight title. The Flash is …

Cyprus midweek football round up

Anorthosis Famagusta and APOEL peeled away in the title race on Wednesday after claiming victories while AEL’s draw with AEK means both sides have drifted further away from first place.
Anorthosis laid a second half siege on Ayia Napa as …

Larnaca: Man dies when his vehicle touched power lines

A 54-year-old truck driver died yesterday when his vehicle touched overhead power lines as he was loading a silo.
Demetrios Christodoulides of Larnaca was working on a chicken farm in Peristerona at 7pm Wednesday when the accident occurred.
He was …