Archive for 2015

Irelands answer to whether George Best is Cypriot or not

Incredible claims that George Best was actually the love child of a Cypriot couple have been dismissed as “baloney” by the footballer’s family in Belfast.
Publications in Cyprus have reported that the late Manchester United legend was the son of …

Peter Andre’s father in law honoured in Queen’s New Year’s honours list

PETER Andre’s father-in-law has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours List.

Mr MacDonagh is made a BEM for services to healthcare, particularly in Zanzibar.

Mr MacDonagh, 55, a consultant in urology at Taunton’s Musgrove Park Hospital, founded the charity …

The hidden Cypriot gem in Leicester

With a change of management from father to son, Troodos Cypriot taverna, in Glenfield, has retained its friendly, down-to-earth approach.

Troodos is one of those small, restaurants that has acquired a loyal following. It was opened in 1986 by the …

EU should call on Turkey to end occupation of European territory

The International and European Community are called to turn to Turkey and especially the EU should clearly and categorically call on Turkey to end the occupation of EU territory of Cyprus and assent to a solution based on the principles …

Elderly woman robbed in cemetery

Police  have released a CCTV still of a man they would like to speak with after an elderly woman was the victim of a robbery.

The victim, a 73-year-old woman, was cleaning her late husband’s grave on Christmas Eve when …

KOPA football league round up

First Division

Omonia are looking down at the league table as they top the KOPA league at the end of the year. The Greens are looking good under the management team of Dino Ippocratous and Tony Ponnou.  They have two …

New Year Honours 2016

Veteran actress Barbara Windsor has been made a dame on a New Year Honours list which also recognises the achievements of jockey AP McCoy with a knighthood.

The honour for Dame Barbara, 78, best known for playing pub landlady Peggy …

Cypriot awarded with New Year Honour by the Queen

Cypriot Agatha Kalisperas has been awarded an (British Empire Medal) BEM for services to the Greek community in London.

Agatha Kalisperas is a Director of the Hellenic Centre in Central London.

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New Years Eve fireworks: where to see them – free!

Unfortunately, as last year, London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks display is an all-ticket affair and completely sold out – but here are some places you can watch it, free of charge, across the city:

Tower Bridge This iconic London landmark …

Dementia Club UK: caring for the community

Lisa Rutter, Councillor and Former Mayor of The London Borough or Barnet, has been running Dementia club sessions weekly at the Finchley Memorial Hospital since August 2013. She runs the Alzheimer’s Society session and also the Saracens Dementia club which …