Archive for November, 2014

Police appeal following incident near south mimms services

Police investigating an incident on the M25 motorway in which a woman was conned out of cash are appealing for witnesses and information.


The incident happened at around 12.15pm on Saturday, November 8 when a 48-year-old woman from Kings …

Imitation foods warning

Residents are being warned to watch out for the dangers of fake food this Christmas.

It is feared that pets or small children could be injured or even killed by choking on products which look or smell like food such …

Operation Lockdown

Officers from the Metropolitan and Essex Police arrested a total of 36 people in a joint effort to tackle travelling criminals across both borders.


The arrests were made on Tuesday, 25 November as part of Operation Lockdown for offences …

Turkish flight veers off course over Cyprus presidential palace

A commercial flight of Turkish low-cost airline Pegasus veered off course on Tuesday and flew over the presidential palace due to a fault in the VOR air traffic control system at Tymbou (Ercan) airport in the north, along with bad …

Cypriot Fish and Chip shop owner attacked with meat cleaver

A shopkeeper accused of attacking a fish and chip shop owner with a meat cleaver has denied attempted murder.

Ali Yildiz, 33, of  Chingford, was charged with attempted murder and assault by beating following the incident in Wivenhoe on September …

A lack of goat and sheep milk in the occupied area of the Republic of Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris Postasi (27.11.14) reports that goats and lambs have been decreased in the occupied area of the Republic of Cyprus due to the fact that 2,500 goats were sold to Libya. For this reason, there is lack

Halloumi name should not only be for Greek Cypriots

Akinci: “Halloumi’s possession is not possible to be left to the Greek Cypriots only”
Under the above title, Turkish Cypriot daily Halkin Sesi newspaper (27.11.14) reports on statements by Mustafa Akinci who in a visit he held yesterday to the

Eroglu accuses the Greek Cypriot side for the deadlock in the Cyprus negotiations

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (27.11.14) reports that Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu has accused the Greek Cypriot side of being responsible of the deadlock in the negotiations for finding a solution to the Cyprus problem and argued that no

Cyprus flights disrupted

Twenty four flights between Greece and Cyprus’ two international airports will be affected as Greek air traffic controllers begin a 24 hour strike at midnight on Wednesday. Airport spokesman Adamos Aspris said that based on information so far all 24 …

BoC after tax profit attributable to owners reaches 76 mn euro for first nine months of 2014

Profit after tax attributable to the owners of the Bank of Cyprus for the first nine months of the year totaled €76 mn., while loss after tax attributable to the owners of the Bank for the third quarter of 2014 …