Archive for March, 2015

Police seizes 100kg of cocaine in Cyprus

The anti-drugs unit of the Cyprus police, YKAN, seized Friday 100 kg of cocaine the largest quantity of cocaine found in Cyprus, said at a press conference Police Chief Zacharias Chrysostomou.

“It`s a very important case because the 100 kg …

Man absconded from mental health facility in Enfield

Officers are appealing for information after a man absconded from a mental health facility in Enfield.

Joshua Packman, 21 (27.07.93), has not been seen since Thursday, 26 March, at approximately 19:40hrs when he was being escorted from Chase Farm Hospital …

Torn-up sick notes show crash pilot should have been grounded

DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) – German authorities said on Friday they had found torn-up sick notes showing that the pilot who crashed a plane into the French Alps was suffering from an illness that should have grounded him on the day …

Greek government denies finance minister’s resignation

Greece’s outspoken Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis is not planning to resign, two Greek government officials said on Friday, denying a report in Germany’s Bild newspaper.

“None of this is true, it’s far from reality,” one of the officials told Reuters.…

Smoking in bed warning during National Bed Month after bed sit fire in Enfield

London Fire Brigade is warning of the dangers of smoking in bed after a man narrowly avoided injury when a discarded cigarette set his bed alight last week.

Firefighters were called to the bedsit in Enfield, last Thursday morning. Four …

Detectives investigating death of UK Cypriot are releasing details of a watch

Detectives investigating the death of Milton Papadopoulos from Potters Bar are releasing details of a watch that appears to be missing from the house where his body was found.

 

Milton was found at his home address in Parkfield View …

Congressional Hellenic Caucus Chair Maloney applauds Ambassador to Cyprus

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), a co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Hellenic Caucus today released the following statement applauding President Obama’s nomination of Kathleen Ann Doherty for Ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus.

“Kathleen Ann Doherty is a …

Palmers Green man jailed for historic sex offences

A former youth club leader has been jailed for 16 years after being convicted of a string of historic sex offences against a boy in the 1970s.

Colin Richell, 73 (7.4.41), of Grenoble Gardens, Palmers Green, was sentenced at Wood …

London Borough of Enfield celebrates 50 years

A year of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of the London Borough of Enfield will start on Monday (30 March) with the unveiling of a ceremonial plaque to mark the occasion.

The London boroughs came into …

John Karayiannis (Cyprus Eurovision entry): ‘If not a singer I’d be a professional gamer’

John Karayiannis will be representing Cyprus in the Second Semi-Final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with the Mike Connaris composition One Thing I Should Have Done. He recently took time out his busy schedule to record a short video …