Archive for May, 2016

Cypriot Golf Society Challenge Shield

Andreas Stylianou

Steve Angeli,Vange Evangelou and Mario Symeou

The Challenge Shield was held at the pristine West Herts Golf Club.

The day was sponsored by Steve Angeli of Trojans Estates and Lettings.

Captain Mario Symeou welcomed everyone and wished them …

Jon Christopher run for charity

The ‘Jon Christopher’ team completed the Bupa 10K run in Central London yesterday Monday. They were running for ‘Parkinsons’ and welcomed two guest runners, one of whom was Jon Pishiri’s first ever teacher at secondary school (who embarrassingly beat him

Cyprus sells six year bonds, above target

The Government raised on Tuesday 23,44 mn euro in a six-year bond auction, which exceeded its target of 10 mn euro.

Foreign investors were positive on the government debt, as their tenders totalled 21,65 million euro.

The Public Debt Management …

The protection of cultural heritage is not a luxury item, UN rapporteur says in Cyprus

UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights Karima Bennoune has stressed that the protection of cultural heritage is not a luxury item.

She was addressing an open discussion at the University of Cyprus entitled “using international law to …

Larnaca Airport bomb scare

Investigations were taking place at Larnaca Airport after a cleaner found a note in a parked airplane saying that a bomb was on the parked plane.

Police searched the airport area and have now decalared it a false alarm


Barnet Council: Tenancy fraudster ordered to pay £127,000

A council tenant has been ordered to pay Barnet Council almost £130,000 after illegally subletting his council home for 16 years.

David Lawal, 56, of Clifton Gardens, Uxbridge, appeared at Harrow Crown Court on 12 May 2016 where he was

Merkel, Tusk and Juncker pledged to actively support the Cyprus issue resolution

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , the President of the European Council  Donald Tusk and the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pledged their active support to the resolution of the Cyprus issue, during a series of meetings with President Nicos Anastasiades,

Eurostat: Cyprus registers the largest drop in unemployment in the EU in April 2016

Cyprus registered the largest decrease in unemployment rates in April 2016, from 15.7% to 11.6% compared with a year ago, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Still Cyprus has the 6gh largest rate in the EU,

Alitalia launches direct flights from Larnaka

Alitalia adds Cyprus to its international network. A new direct international service will connect Rome and Larnaca as of June 8.

According to a press release sent to the media on Tuesday, the new service represents an important launch pad …

Cypriot negotiators meet for the last time

Cyprus negotiators met on Monday in a meeting considered to be their last under the current composition, as Greek Cypriot negotiator departs for New York for the election of the new UN General Assembly President, scheduled for June 13. Andreas