Archive for October, 2014

Michael Payne dead: Father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne found dead at his home

The father of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne has been found dead at his home in Kent.

Tributes have been paid to Michael Payne, 45, who is reported to have developed a drink problem after his daughter was abducted and killed …

Nato jets intercept Russian warplanes

Nato aircraft have been scrambled to shadow Russian strategic bombers over the Atlantic and Black Sea and fighter planes over the Baltic in what the western alliance called an unusual burst of activity as tensions remain elevated because of the …

Earthquake hits Mansfield

Nottinghamshire has been hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 2.6, the British Geological Survey has confirmed.The earthquake struck about 1km (0.6 miles) from Hucknall at 19:17 GMT, at a depth of 7km (4.4 miles) below ground.People have reported …

Greece’s presence in Cyprus region upgraded, says Greek FM

Greece`s presence in the region is going to be upgraded in the framework of the country`s participation in international missions in the Eastern Mediterranean, Greek FM Evangelos Venizelos has said.

Venizelos made statements to the press on Wednesday following a …

Relatives of Missing demand convincing evidence about fate of loved ones

The Organisation of Relatives of Missing Persons has reiterated the unwavering demand of the Relatives of Missing Persons to be informed with convincing evidence about the fate of their loved ones.

A press release, issued today on the occasion of …

SFO launches criminal probe into Tesco accounting

(Reuters) – Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has launched a formal criminal investigation into accounting errors at Tesco (TSCO.L), adding to the intense scrutiny of the country’s biggest grocer.

Tesco was already being investigated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) …

Bill Clinton rallies Democrats for USA Cypriot Charlie Crist in Tampa

It’s easy to forget, looking at the people lining up hours ahead of time Sunday afternoon and the beaming faces as Bill Clinton calmly explained the benefits of inclusiveness to hundreds of Democrats on behalf of Charlie Crist whose grandfather …

Greek-Italian Australian represents Australia in Cyprus

Melburnian Daniel Tsakmakis won a scholarship to study Greek at the University of Cyprus in July.

Born to an Australian-born-Greek father and an Italian-born mother, Tsakmakis has experienced two very rich cultural heritages.

Raised in the Greek and Italian influenced …

Barnet secure place in first round of FA Cup with resounding win

Barnet breezed into the first round of the FA Cup on Tuesday night with a 4-1 win over Chelmsford City in their fourth qualifying replay.

With nothing to choose between the two sides following Saturday’s stalemate, Barnet turned on the …

Son beheaded his mum and kicked her head across a busy street before killing himself

A son beheaded his mum and kicked her head across a busy street before killing himself by jumping in front of a train, police believe.
The body of a woman in her 60s was found in a New York street …