Archive for November, 2013

Pavlos Kontides earns silver medal at World Championships

Pavlos Kontides earned a silver medal at the 2013 Laser World Championship at Oman’s Al-Mussanah Sports City on Saturday, trailing newly-crowned champion Robert Scheidt of Brazil by 13 points, after finishing the last race of the event in 13th position.…

London ‘slavery’ case women met ‘in collective’

Two of three women who were allegedly held as slaves in London for at least 30 years met a man who has been arrested via a collective, police say.

Officers said they met “through a shared political ideology” before living …

Arsenal extend lead in the Premiership

Arsenal stretched their Premier League lead to four points when they were gifted a 2-0 home victory over third-placed Southampton on Saturday following a laughable blunder by visiting goalkeeper Artur Boruc.

Southampton, beaten only once previously this season, were holding …

Spain Football Round Up

Cristiano Ronaldo fired Real Madrid ahead before going off injured as they cruised to a 5-0 win at Almeria to remain six points adrift of leaders Barcelona who defeated Granada 4-0 earlier on Saturday.

Atletico Madrid then played their part …

Bayern Munich get the better of Borussia Dortmund

Mario Goetze left his Borussia Dortmund team mates in shock when he decided to leave them for arch-rivals Bayern Munich in April and his goal-scoring return on Saturday can only have added to their sense of bewilderment.

Goetze joined Borussia …

AEL win Limassol derby

AEL’s Monteiro scored in the 89th minute to give his team a valuable victory over cross town rivals and league leaders Apollon on Saturday.
The three points brings AEL to second spot with 21 points, three points away from Apollon.…

Cyprus: Father not son at the wheel of the car

A 60 year-old man was on Friday night expected to be charged and released after allegedly lying to the police about driving the car that hit and injured a nine year-old boy on Monday. The police believe that the man’s …

Two die in Rhodes storm, one believed to be Cypriot

Two women have died and two men are missing after a fierce storm in Rhodes.
On Saturday morning, firemen retrieved the body of a 27 year old woman from the sea in the area of Kremasti. A few hours earlier …

Erdogan says aim must be ‘one Cyprus’

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for the involvement of Cyprus’s three guarantor powers – Greece, Turkey and the United Kingdom – in negotiations for a peace settlement, adding that the aim of all sides must be to …

‘Slave’ women rescued: London case the ‘tip of the iceberg’

The case of three women allegedly held as slaves for 30 years at a house in south London is just the “tip of a rather large iceberg”, an MP has said.

Frank Field, (Photo) chair of the Modern Slavery Bill