Archive for January, 2014

The Cyprus High Commissioner London replies to the Economist

Published in the Economist News magazine February the 1st 2014

Turkey and Cyprus

SIR – Is Cyprus being “obdurate” in its relations with Turkey, as Charlemagne claims (January 18th), because it expects Turkey to honour the solemn commitments it undertook …

Listen to Chris Timotheou of Tims Dairy on what he has to say about his yogurts on Radio 4

An institution in its own right, we love listening to Sheila Dillon and her various guests on Radio 4′s The Food Programme – the real home of food facts and food issue debates.

We were therefore thrilled when Sheila approached …

Vodka blamed for high death rates in Russia

The high number of early deaths in Russia is mainly due to people drinking too much alcohol, particularly vodka, research suggests.

The study, in The Lancet, says 25% of Russian men die before they are 55, and most of the …

This Sunday’s KOPA League Fixtures

KOPA League Fixtures

Sunday February the 2nd

First Division

Tripimeni v New Salamis

10.15am Whittington Park, Holloway road, London, N19 4RS

Aradippou v Cetinkaya Cinar

12.00pm Southbury Leisure Centre, 192 Southbury Road, Enfield EN1 1YP

Livadia v Omonia

10.00am …

Unemployment in Cyprus up in December

Unemployment in Cyprus reached 17.5% of the active workforce and in absolute numbers 78.000 people in December, data released on Friday by Eurostat show.

Cyprus was the Eurozone country recording the highest increase in unemployment within one year (from 13.9% …

Michael Karageorgis of Elysee Restaurant sadly passed away

On Sunday 26th of January 2014 Michael Karageorgis sadly passed away at the Whittington Hospital . He suffered with kidney failure for the past seven years which lead to cardiac failure, the cause of his death. He was 82 years …

Cyprus take on Denmark in Davis Cup

The Cyprus national tennis team will take on hosts Denmark in the first round of the Davis Cup Europe/Africa Zone Group II, in Copenhagen this weekend.

This will be the first time that the nations have met in a Davis …

Economic sentiment in Cyprus improves for 9th month running

Economic sentiment improved in January 2014 for the 9th consecutive month according to the economic sentiment indicator of the University of Cyprus Economics Research Centre, reaching a record high in two and a half years and recording an increase of …

Liberal Democrats offer warm support for Cyprus federation and Famagusta return

The President of the British Liberal Democrats Tim Farron expressed his party’s support for the return of Famagusta to its lawful inhabitants and for the settlement of the Cyprus issue on the basis of a bizonal bicommunal federation.

Representing Nick …

London gangs expanding across UK, Met Police warns

Some of London’s most dangerous gangs are increasingly expanding their criminal activities across the UK, the Metropolitan Police has warned.

Officers say 54 gangs from the capital now have “tentacles” in other towns and cities, selling drugs and causing violence …