Archive for April, 2016

MAN SENTENCED AFTER £5 MILLION FOUND IN VAN TRAVELLING DOWN M1 IN HERTS

A man who was caught driving down the M1 in possession of cocaine with a street value of over five million pounds in the back of his van has today (Friday) been jailed for 16 years.

Malcolm O’Halloran (right

President Anastasiades hopes obstacles will be overcome for a solution in 2016

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has expressed the conviction that with cooperation any obstacles can be overcome so that 2016 will be the last year of the Cyprus problem.

In a televised Easter Message on Saturday, President Anastasiades said

Premier league round up

Two crucial penalties, one saved and one converted, added a fresh twist to a desperate relegation dogfight between bitter north-east rivals Newcastle United and Sunderland on Saturday.

With Leicester City poised to clinch the title on Sunday if they beat …

Dying British Cypriot robbed in London

Dying British Cypriot Andy Constantinou robbed the terminally ill Catford man is practically housebound after the mobility scooter he relies on to go to hospital appointments was stolen last week.

Andy Constantinou, 63, has been told he has two months …

Turkey continues to violate Greek air space

Turkish overflights in the Aegean continued on Friday, when a fighter jet encroached on Greek air space 19 times, according to military officials in Athens.

All the violations were carried out by a single CN-235 aircraft, which flew over the

Thousands flock to Good Friday service in Famagusta

Thousands from across Cyprus flocked to the Ayios Giorgos Exorinos church in Famagusta to worship during the Good Friday service for the third year in a row.

Located within the walled city of occupied Famagusta, close to the fenced-off area …

Handguns recovered during armed stop in Barnet

Officers from the Trident and Area Crime Command seized 10 revolvers during a pre-planned operation on Thursday, 28 April. 

Two men, aged 21 and 22 years, were arrested on suspicion of possessing firearms with intent to endanger life and were …

UK government needs to reconsider entry ban for Dhekelia refugees, says judge

A London High Court judge has remitted for further consideration a Home Office decision not to allow six refugee families currently living in the British Sovereign Base Area of Dhekelia to be admitted to the UK.
 
The heads of the

Unemployment in Cyprus down to 12.1% in March 2016

Unemployment in Cyprus decreased to 12.1% in March 2016, the largest decrease in any EU member state in annual basis (from 16.2%), according to Eurostat. However, Cyprus still has the 5th largest rate in the EU, the 12.1% corresponds to

Strictly’s Pasha dazzles Millfield Theatre audiences

Strictly Come Dancing star Pasha Kovalev brought his sensational new stage production to London on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 April. It’s All About You landed at the Millfield Theatre in Edmonton, as part of a 74-date nationwide tour this …