Archive for June, 2013

Mum arrested for sitting girl’s exam

In the age of the pushy parent and the ‘hot-housed’ kid, one mum has taken her desire for her daughter to succeed to a whole new level – by dressing like her teenage girl and sitting her end-of-term exam!

The …

Greek coalition fails to agree on ERT deal

Greece’s governing coalition has again failed to agree on how to resume transmissions by state broadcaster ERT, shut down by the government last week.

Evangelos Venizelos, leader of junior partner Pasok, said there was now “an issue regarding the very …

UEFA rejects Panathinaikos license application

Panathinaikos plans to appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after being denied a license to play in European competition for the 2013/14 season, the Athens club announced on Thursday.

The Super League side has not qualified for Europe …

Cyprus and France agree to expand their cooperation

Cyprus and France agreed Thursday on further expanding their cooperation to ensure peace and security in the region of Eastern Mediterranean, an official press release said.

Cyprus Defence Minister Photis Photiou met Thursday with his French counterpart Jean Yve Le-Drian, …

President Anastasiades thanks Britain for its support

President Nicos Anastasiades has expressed optimism that the people of Cyprus will make it and overcome the current economic crisis the country is facing.

Speaking at a reception to mark the Queen’s Birthday, hosted by the British High Commissioner Mathew …

One million march across Brazil in biggest protests yet

An estimated 1 million people took to the streets in cities across Brazil on Thursday as the country’s biggest protests in two decades intensified despite government concessions meant to quell the demonstrations.

Undeterred by the reversal of transport fare hikes …

Larnaca: Schoolboy accidently kills his mother

Tragedy struck in a Larnaca village Thursday afternoon, when a schoolboy’s curiosity led to the accidental shooting death of his own mother.According to reports, the incident occurred at the family holiday home in the village of Layia, near Lefkara, at …

Cyprus:150 000 chickens to be destroyed

Over 150.000 chickens will be destroyed on several farms after they were diagnosed with the deadly Newcastle disease virus, NDV.

The NDV was established in three chicken farms in the Mammari area, 20 kilometers west of Nicosia, which have been

KOPA Cup Final highlights on Cyprus TV this Sunday

The KOPA Challenge Cup final sponsored by Buzz Sweets Livadia versus Tripimeni which took place on Sunday May the 26th 2013 will be shown on the national Cyprus TV station RIK TV this Sunday June the 23rd on …

Lionel Messi and his father charged with tax fraud

Argentine footballer Lionel Messi, star player for Spanish football club Barcelona, and his father Jorge have been charged with tax fraud by a Spanish judge, media reports said on Thursday.

The judge accused the Argentine World Player of the Year …