Archive for August, 2014

Spanish Football Round Up

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Substitute Sandro Ramirez slotted home eight minutes from time to continue Luis Enrique’s winning start as Barcelona coach with a 1-0 La Liga victory over Villarreal on Sunday.

Barca were frustrated by opponents who defended well but …

Italian Serie A League Round Up

MILAN (Reuters) – Goalkeeper Diego Lopez made an inspired debut for AC Milan as he helped them beat Lazio 3-1 in their first competitive game under new coach Filippo Inzaghi on Sunday.

Milan raced into a 3-0 lead in little …

Chelsea sign France forward Remy from QPR

Chelsea have bolstered their attacking options by signing France forward Loic Remy from Premier League rivals Queens Park Rangers on a four-year deal, the 2012 European champions announced on Sunday.

The pacy Remy, 27, arrives at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea …

Major ownership dispute, which has pitted Turks against Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots

A 3,500-DONUM piece of land in the Larnaca district is the centre of a major ownership dispute, which has pitted Turks against Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots against their government while producing a bizarre alliance between Greek Cypriots and Turkish …

Defence Minister stresses the need for unity in the internal front on Cyprus issue

Cyprus Minister of Defence Christoforos Fokaides has stressed the need for consensus and unity in the internal front on the Cyprus issue, sending the message that the government will continue its effort for a just and viable solution.

Fokaides, who …

Tommy Robredo ends Nick Kyrgios’s US Open run

FOR 40 minutes Nick Kyrgios shocked New York with explosive tennis rarely seen on a tennis court, even at the highest level.

But while the brutal onslaught inspired awe among those watching his 3rd round encounter on Arthur Ashe stadium …

Peter Andre nominated for Ice Bucket Challenge by little girl suffering from debilitating condition

EAST Grinstead’s most famous son, Peter Andre, has been nominated to take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by a young girl suffering from a debilitating illness.

It is unclear from the YouTube video what condition the little girl suffers …

Housing experts call for clampdown on rogue landlords

Housing experts have called for minimum standards to be better enforced in the private rental market to stop landlords exploiting vulnerable tenants.

The Chartered Institute of Housing and the Resolution Foundation said rogue landlords must face stricter sanctions.

In a …

Edmonton – woman dies following house fire

Thirty five firefighters and officers were called to a house fire on Sweet Briar Green, Edmonton, on Sunday 24 August.

Three people had left the building before the arrival of the Brigade and crews rescued a woman from the first …

President Anastasiades meets with Junker

The latest developments in the Cyprus issue, the appointment of the new Special Adviser to the Secretary General on Cyprus and the need of EU to play a stronger role in the efforts to solve the Cyprus issue, were discussed …