Archive for April, 2013

Apoel manager steps down

APOEL boss Ivan Jovanovic has told the club board that he will be stepping down in the summer days after his side secured the 22nd league title in their history.
Rumours of the Greek-Serbian’s departure had been rife in the …

Eroglu:Greek Cypriots stole the Republic of Cyprus from us”

The Greek Cypriots had stolen the Republic of Cyprus from us”
Under the title: “The Greek Cypriots stole the Republic of Cyprus from us”, Turkish Cypriot daily Vatan (30.04.13) reports that the Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu who met yesterday

Buy to let hotspots

Southampton, Blackpool and Hull have been named as the country’s top “buy-to-let hotspots” for landlords looking to make good returns on their investments.

Due to its relatively affordable houses and average rents of £901 per month, Southampton topped the list …

Why did Cypriot banks keep buying Greek bonds?

One day last October, a memory stick containing special software for deleting data was placed into a desktop computer at Bank of Cyprus.

Within minutes, 28,000 files were erased, according to investigators who had wanted to copy the data …

British MP calls for more trade with Cyprus

British MP Mike Freer has written to a government Minister asking that more effort is made to support Cyprus through bilateral trade with the UK.

The letter, sent to Business Minister Lord Green, has called for action in conjunction with …

Retailers to compensate victims of Bangladesh disaster

Two Western retailers have promised to compensate families of garment workers killed while making their clothes in a Bangladesh factory building that collapsed last week in the country’s worst industrial accident.

The pledge from Britain’s Primark and Canada’s Loblaw came …

With aid clinched, Greek government shifts to reforms

Eurozone officials meeting in Brussels on Monday approved the release of 2.8 billion euros in rescue loans to Athens after Greek lawmakers approved a new raft of reforms including the dismissal of 15,000 civil servants by the end of next …

Men raped boy, 14, in chain store toilet

Two men have been found guilty of raping a teenage boy in the toilets of a city centre department store.

Alex Wilson-Fletcher, 42, and Abdelkader El-Janabi, 55, attacked the 14-year-old victim in the Debenhams store in Manchester on a busy …

Cyprus parliament decides on bailout, likely to vote yes

Cyprus’s parliament decides on Tuesday whether to back a bailout imposed by its EU partners, with approval likely from a thin majority against mounting calls for the island to exit the euro.

Lawmakers were due to meet in an extraordinary …

Marcos To Play Korolev Today

Marcos warmed up for his BMW Open singles campaign with a strong victory in the doubles on Monday. Partnering Eric Butorac, the first-time duo ousted fourth seeds Frantisek Cermak and Michal Mertinak 6-3, 6-4 to reach the quarter-finals in Munich.…