Archive for March, 2015

Cyprus named best bargain spots for Britons planning last-minute Easter getaways

If you’ve waited until the last minute to book a holiday over Easter weekend, eurozone sunspots are offering plenty of great getaway bargains this spring, a new study suggests.

Thanks to a strong pound, the Algarve in Portugal is the …

Bloomberg: Three Potential Scenarios on Greece’s Problem

With the Greek government running out of cash by the end of April, Bloomberg speculates on three potential scenarios on the outcome of negotiations between Athens and creditors.

With the word “Grexit” looming large after the new, leftist SYRIZA government …

British Foreign Secretary Hammond set for controversial Eroglu visit

‘Eyebrow raising’ is how Phileleftheros is describing the upcoming meeting between British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu in the Turkish occupied north on April 1.

The meeting coincides with the anniversary of the resumption of …

Cypriot Community of Margate hold dinner in honour of Sir Roger Gale MP

The Cypriot community of Margate pledged their support to the long serving Conservative MP for North Thanet, Sir Roger Gale, at a dinner held in Broadstairs on Sunday 22 March.

The dinner at a local Greek restaurant saw around 50 …

Cyprus Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides satisfied with Washington meetings

Cyprus Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides has expressed satisfaction with the outcome of his meetings in Washington DC where he met State Department and National Security Council officials.

The Spokesman had meetings with Tetl Williams, the head of Cyprus, Greece and …

Doherty’s nomination for US Ambassador to Cyprus sent to Senate

Kathleen Ann Doherty`s nomination for US Ambassador to the Republic of Cyprus was announced on Wednesday by US President Barack Obama and it was sent to the Senate for approval. She will be succeeding Ambassador John Koening whose term expires …

LSE thanks Stelios Philanthropic Foundation

London School of Economics recently played host to the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation and other benefactors who have generously funded scholarships for undergraduate places at the world famous academic institution.

Director Craig Calhoun said he was: “overwhelmed by the generosity of …

Germanwings plane crash: Co-pilot ‘wanted to destroy plane’

The co-pilot of the Germanwings plane that crashed into the French Alps on Tuesday appeared to want to “destroy the plane”, French officials said.

Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin, citing information from the “black box” voice recorder, said the co-pilot was …

Greece optimistic on deal with euro zone next week

Greece is optimistic about reaching a deal on economic reforms with its euro zone peers early next week, unblocking urgently needed funding, its economy minister said on Thursday.

After talks with EU leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the …

NHS problems ‘at their worst since 1990s’

Services in the NHS in England are deteriorating in a way not seen since the early 1990s, according to a leading health think tank.

The King’s Fund review said waiting times for A&E, cancer care and routine operations had all …