Archive for November, 2014

Pope condemns ‘barbaric violence’ of Islamic State

Pope Francis said on Friday fighting hunger and poverty, rather than military intervention alone, were key to stopping Islamist militants carrying out “barbaric violence” in Syria and Iraq.

In a speech to Turkey’s top cleric, Francis said “an extremist and …

Theo Paphitis and deputy Prime Minister try out college’s game at Skills Show

DRAGON’S Den star Theo Paphitis and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg took a break from their day jobs as they participated in Heart of Worcestershire College’s Shape Game at The Skills Show at Birmingham’s NEC recently. Modified and developed by …

Sunday’s KOPA Football League Fixtures

KOPA Football League Fixtures

Sunday November the 30th 2014

First Division

Livadia V Apoel

10am Southbury Leisure Centre, 192 Southbury Road, Enfield EN1 1YP

Aradippou v Brotherhood

12pm Southbury Leisure Centre, 192 Southbury Road, Enfield EN1 1YP

Omonia v Anorthosis

Hopes of settling the Cyprus problem are starting to look unrealistic

EUROPEAN UNION countries loudly criticise Russia for creating frozen conflicts in Georgia, Moldova and, now, Ukraine. Yet they are quieter about their own case of Cyprus, an EU member with an unrecognised Turkish-Cypriot north. This frozen conflict is older: over …

More attention should be paid to the risk of jihadists using Cyprus”

Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil has said that more attention should be paid to the possibility of Cyprus becoming a gateway for aspiring foreign jihadists to transit in and out of the Middle East.

Bassil warned that Cyprus could be …

Looted artefacts from occupied Cyprus returned

Four looted frescos, which were removed from churches in the occupied area of Cyprus, have been handed over to Tasoula Hadjitofi and the NGO, Walk of Truth, by a Canadian collector. Hadjitofi approached the collector, who wishes to remain anonymous, …

Car Registration plate sells for a record £500,000

A personal registration plate has been sold at auction for £518,000, setting a new British record.

Registration “25 O” was sold by the Swansea-based DVLA during the event at The Vale Resort, in Vale of Glamorgan.

John Collins, owner of …

Cyprus Airways board in chaos as new emergency plan is leaked

Cyprus Airways (CY, Larnaca) board members have been replaced by the Cypriot government a day after chairman Makis Constantinides resigned and was replaced by his deputy, Marinos Kallis.

“Due to a serious malfunction recently recorded at the board …

PAOK one win away from Europa last 32

A late brace by Stefanos Athanasiadis gifted PAOK a precious win at Dynamo Minsk on Thursday, meaning that the Thessaloniki team is one win away from graduating from the group stage of the Europa League, while Asteras Tripolis followed Panathinaikos …

Apollon out of Europa

FC Apollon of Limassol was defeated last night in Switzerland by FC Zurich with 3-1 in an away match for Europa League`s group stage match day five.

The Limassol side had to win in Switzerland to stand any chance of …