Archive for September, 2013

Suarez nets two on league return as Liverpool win

Luis Suarez marked his return to Premier League action with two goals to help Liverpool to a 3-1 win at managerless Sunderland that lifted them to second in the table on Sunday.

The Uruguay striker, who returned from a 10-match …

Gunmen kill students as they sleep in Nigerian college

Suspected Islamist militants stormed a college in northeastern Nigeria and shot dead around 40 male students, some of them while they slept early on Sunday, witnesses said.

The gunmen, thought to be members of rebel sect Boko Haram, attacked one …

Accident at Arsenal Station causes delays on Piccadilly line

Severe delays on Piccadilly line  due to a person falling onto the rail track at Arsenal Station…

Cyprus Banks considering reducing interest rates

Banks are reported to be considering slashing their lending interest rates after a meeting with the Central Bank chief.

Central Bank governor Panicos Demetriades met with officials of commercial banks to discuss interest rates and the reduction of restructuring costs.

A new dynamic will lead us to a favourable conclusion, says President Anastasiade

President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, told overseas Cypriots that a new dynamic will be created in the Cyprus problem that will allow the dialogue which will begin to have a positive conclusion.

Addressing a gathering of organizations …

Larnaca Bakery: Thief threatens employees with a sword

TWO hooded men robbed a Larnaca bakery in the early hours of Saturday in Larnaca  using a sword as their weapon.

At around 3am , the two hooded men entered the bakery carrying a sword. They grabbed €500 from the …

Investigation Committee on Cyprus Economy delivers its report

The Investigation Committee that probed Cyprus’ economic debacle delivered on Saturday its report.

President of the Committee, George Pikis, handed the report over to Secretary of the Council of Ministers, Theodosis Tsiolas, who is expected to deliver it to the …

Premiership Football Round Up: Slick Arsenal win to stay top, United, City lose

Arsenal held on to top spot with a 2-1 win at Swansea in the Premier League on Saturday after Tottenham drew with Chelsea and both Manchester clubs suffered shock defeats that left them trailing London’s big three.

Arsenal continued to …

Spanish Football round Up: Messi helps Barca set club record and then limps off

Champions Barcelona made it seven wins out of seven in La Liga, setting a club record start to a campaign, with a 2-0 victory at promoted Almeria on Saturday.

World Player of the Year Lionel Messi struck the opener after …

France Football Round up: Cavani scores penalty as PSG go top

Striker Edinson Cavani came off the bench to score a controversial penalty as Paris St Germain went top of the Ligue 1 table thanks to a 2-0 home win over Toulouse on Saturday.

The Uruguayan, who scored the winner at …