Archive for May, 2016

MARCOS FALLS IN FIVE AFTER PUSHING TSONGA TO BRINK

Marcos turned in a valiant effort against No. 1 Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the second round at Roland Garros, but was defeated 6-7(6), 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2.

Despite facing an in-form Tsonga in front of a raucous home crowd on …

Cypriot doctor beaten up

A Doctor is currently hospitalised at Limassol General Hospital after being badly beaten.

The incident occurred yesterday around 2pm, at a central square at the Ayios Athanasios municipality.

According to the police, the doctor was approached by two unidentified men  …

Mourinho agrees terms with Man United – Sky TV

LONDON (Reuters) – English football’s biggest club seem to have secured the services of the sport’s most colourful manager after Jose Mourinho, according to Sky TV reports, agreed personal terms with Manchester United on Tuesday.

After a trophy-laden career with …

Clashes at French protests, union warns of Euro football disruption

PARIS (Reuters) – French protesters attacked a police station and smashed bank windows on Thursday at rallies against labour reforms, while the hardline CGT union sought to choke off fuel supplies in a showdown with a government that said it …

Italy says migrant boat capsized, second in two days

ROME (Reuters) – A migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean on Thursday and while about 100 passengers were rescued, an unknown number are feared dead, officials said.

All told, the Italian coastguard said it had helped save 4,000 migrants today, …

Businessman buys car park and makes it free

A businessman has been described as a “star” and “legend” after taking over a village car park and making it free.

Seafield car park in Westward Ho! previously cost £3 per day, but now Rob Braddick has taken over the …

KOPA Football League Challenge Cup Final this Sunday

KOPA Football League Challenge Cup Final

Sunday 29th May 2016

Anorthosis v Omonia

10.30am New River Stadium, White Hart Lane, London N22 5QW

Anorthosis

 

Omonia

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UN: Meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Akinci was neither scheduled nor formal

Deputy UN Spokesman Farhan Haq has said that the meeting that took place between the UNSG and the Turkish Cypriot leader in Turkey this week was neither scheduled nor formal.

“There was not a formal meeting with Mr. Akinci. I …

Thomas Cook recommends Ayia Thekla beach in Cyprus as the perfect place for civil weddings

Thomas Cook has recommended Ayia Thekla beach, in the village of Sotira, in Famagusa district, as the perfect place to hold civil weddings, in the summer 2016 edition of its ‘Travel’ magazine.

The Summer 2016 edition covers Cyprus, the Greek …

US Vice President has urged leaders of the two communities in Cyprus to resume meetings

The US Vice President has urged the leaders of the two communities in Cyprus to resume their meetings as soon as possible and expressed the continued US support to both sides as they work to reach a successful agreement before