Archive for February, 2014

Cyprus High Commisioner visits Leeds community

The community of Leeds and Surrounding Districts celebrated the Feast of the Three Hierarchs on Sunday 2 February 2014 and were honoured with the presence of the recently appointed High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus Mr Evripidis Evriviades.

The …

US State Department reiterates support in resumption of Cyprus talks

US State Department Spokesperson Jennifer Psaki repeated the US support in efforts for the resumption of the Cyprus peace talks.

Answering questions during the daily briefing at the US State Department, Psaki was invited to elaborate on how the US …

Security Council urges leaders in Cyprus to take advantage of opportunity

The UN Security Council, expressed hope that the leaders in Cyprus will take advantage of the opportunity and reach a comprehensive settlement.

In a press statement issued on Tuesday, the Security Council expressed hope that President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish …

Premiership Round Up. Liverpool and Spurs hot up the Championship race

Liverpool’s surge towards a first league title since 1990 continued on Wednesday when they beat Fulham 3-2 with a last-minute penalty while Arsenal’s challenge took a knock after a 0-0 home draw against Manchester United.

The most open Premier League …

UK storms: Homes left without power and travel disrupted

Tens of thousands of homes are without power and commuters are facing renewed travel disruption after hurricane-force winds battered the UK on Wednesday.

Forecasters are predicting some respite on Thursday from stormy weather but another Atlantic low could bring gales …

New Salamis (London) on their way to Cyprus

KOPA League Champions New Salamis are away to Cyprus next week from the 17th of February till the 21st February where they will be playing New Salamis (Cyprus) on Tuesday 18th of February 2014 at the New Salamis …

Packed A&E department at Barnet Hospital forced to turn ambulances away

Barnet Hospital was forced to declare an internal emergency and turn ambulances away as its A&E department struggled to cope with the huge volume of patients

A packed A&E department was forced to turn away ambulances and declare a state …

Valentine worm farm wins Theo Paphitis heart

AN online gift shop, run by a Rossendale man who was dumped by his girlfriend after giving her a worm farm for her birthday, has won praise from Theo Paphitis.

Ben Blomerley, 35, who now lives in London, was given …

Private landlords could soon have to pay £575 for a licence

Council chiefs are consulting on a scheme which could see all private landlords in the borough having to apply for a licence to rent out their properties.

Under the scheme, known as additional and selective licensing, landlords would have to …

Why are almonds so expensive?

Almond sales are booming because of their well-advertised health benefits, but could drought in California lead to a world shortage of the nut?

It has been likened to a modern-day gold rush. The growth in the popularity of nuts as …