Archive for April, 2015

Cyprus can act as a bridge between Eastern Med and EU

Cyprus has the capability to act as a bridge between the countries of the wider Eastern Mediterranean region and the European Union having security, stability, peace and co-operation in the region as a goal, Defence Minister Christoforos Fokaides has said.…

Revenue from Cyprus tourism in Jan-Feb 2015 decline by 1.3% year on year

Revenue from Tourism reached €59.3 million in the first two months of 2015, marking a decline of 1.3% compared with the corresponding period of 2014, according to figures released by Cyprus Statistical Service (CyStat).

Tourism revenues in February 2014 fell …

Unemployment drops slightly in Cyprus in March

Unemployment in Cyprus fell slightly in March 2015 and stood at 16,0%, compared to 16,1% in February 2015. The euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 11.3% in March 2015, stable compared with February 2015 4, but down from 11.7% in …

Ankara still holds the key to the solution in Cyprus

Ankara holds the key to the solution of the Cyprus problem, House President Yiannakis Omirou has stressed, noting that Turkey must finally change its stance and withdraw its troops from Cyprus.

Omirou, who held a farewell meeting today with outgoing …

Cyprus, Egypt and Greece conclude tripartite meeting with the Declaration of Nicosia

With the adoption of the Declaration of Nicosia the three leaders of Cyprus, Egypt and Greece agreed on Wednesday on further broadening and deepening the relations among their countries in a series of sectors, including the economy, trade, tourism and …

Computer high-flyer caught trying to bring firearm and baton back from Cyprus

A high-flying computer expert who went on holiday to celebrate his new job lost it after trying to bring back a firearm through Newcastle Airport.

Paul Armstong went to Cyprus with a group of friends after landing an IT management …

Conveyancers’ regulator appoints former Law Society chief Dame Janet Paraskeva

Dame Janet Paraskeva, a former chief executive of the Law Society, is to be the next chair of the licensed conveyancers’ regulator, the Council for Licensed Conveyancers announced last week.

The appointment follows the stepping down of Anna Bradley after …

Dragons Theo Paphitis and Deborah Meaden cash in Magic Whiteboard stake

WORCESTER entrepreneurs Neil and Laura Westwood have bought back control of their million pound Magic Whiteboard company from the two business “Dragons” who helped drive its success.

Mr Westwood was a trainer for the NHS when he and his wife …

UK Cypriot jailed with two others over £1m worth cocaine possession

Three men have been jailed for possession with intent to supply cocaine with a street value of up to £1 million.

[A] James Chrysostomou, 48, (8.6.66) from Leigh-on-Sea was found guilty on 17 October 2014 at Woolwich Crown Court of …

Turkish Cypriot couple facing charges for waving the flag of Cyprus meet President

The Turkish Cypriot couple facing charges for waving the flag of Cyprus at their home in Turkish-occupied Famagusta met President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday.

Following the meeting, Koray Basdogrultmaci and Cinel Senem Husseyin said that Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci’s …