Archive for September, 2014

Ajax pay the penalty as APOEL hold out for a draw

Ajax Amsterdam and APOEL played out an exciting 1-1 draw in the Champions League on Tuesday but both sides were left regretting missing the opportunity to seize all three points.

Gustavo Manduca’s penalty just after the half-hour for APOEL cancelled …

British jets launch their first attacks against Islamic State from Cyprus

Reuters) – British Tornado fighter jets have launched their first attacks against Islamic State targets in Iraq since parliament approved combat operations last Friday, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday.

“They identified and attacked a heavy weapons position that …

Potential successors to Cameron position themselves before close election

Reuters) – Eight months before a tight election, the three main contenders to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron as leader of the Conservatives wooed potential supporters at the party’s annual conference with starkly different pitches.

Cameron, 47, has repeatedly said …

UEFA Champions League roundup: PSG beat Barcelona, Chelsea top Sporting

Tuesday eight games played out in the second matchday of the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League group stages, as plenty of big teams were in action.

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Barcelona lost for the first time this season as Paris …

Chairman of Barnet Tony Kleanthous gives his reaction to last week’s planning decision

Barnet FC are pleased to confirm that the club have been awarded full reimbursement of their legal costs by a Planning Inspectorate after Harrow Council aborted the appeal lodged by the club against an enforcement notice issued last year.The club …

Conservative Ministers restate committed support for a reunited Cyprus

British Cypriots, Members of Parliament and delegates at the Conservative Party‘s annual conference were last night assured of the party’s commitment to the delivery of a comprehensive settlement to the Cyprus problem.

 Cabinet-level support was reiterated at a fringe

Appeal to trace two men following robbery in North London

Police have released CCTV of a robbery and are appealing to the public for help in identifying those involved.

The incident took place shortly after 09.00hrs on Monday, 7 April at an internet café and money exchange in Tottenham High …

Greek Cypriot footballer’s debut in Turkish Cypriot League postponed

Turkish Cypriot media said negative responses from Greek Cypriot football fans had prompted a decision not to allow 35-year-old Demetris Vassiliou to participate in a match with his new team in the north — Degirmenlik — on Sunday.
The reports …

All team sports in Greece suspended next weekend in memory of dead fan

The government announced on Monday the suspension of all team sports events in Greece scheduled for next weekend, October 4 and 5, in the memory of the Ethnikos Piraeus fan who died a few hours earlier, having been attacked in …

Five more arrests in Cyprus refugee case

Police have issued an international arrest warrant for a Syrian man believed to be the mastermind of the operation to smuggle to Italy some 340 people who had to be rescued off the coast of Cyprus last week, as they …