Archive for May, 2016

Islington brings in on-the-spot £400 fines for fly-tipping

Islington Council has become one of the first local authorities in the country to introduce on-the-spot fines of up to £400 for fly tippers.
The council has adopted new powers to issue ‘Fixed Penalty Notices’ (FPNs) to those who dump

Olympiakos player kidnapped

Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido was kidnapped on Sunday in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, a state official said.

Pulido is a forward for Olympiakos of Greece and was part of Mexico’s 2014 World Cup team, though he wasn’t …

Most economists say Brexit will harm economy – poll

LONDON (Reuters) – Nine out of 10 of Britain’s top economists working in London’s City financial district, small business and academia believe the economy will be harmed if Britain leaves the European Union, a poll said on Sunday.

The poll, …

Omonia win KOPA football league challenge cup final

KOPA Challenge Cup Final

Anorthosis 0 Omonia 1

The finale of the season the KOPA challenge cup final was definitely that, and it started full of  promise with attacks galore from both sides. But both teams defences and especially the …

Parellis secures participation in Rio Olympic Games after breaking his own Cypriot record

Apostolos Parellis is the tenth Cypriot athlete to participate in the Olympic Games of Rio this summer.

Parellis secured his participation in the Olympic Games, following Saturday`s new Cypriot record he achieved in discus throw at the Herakleia 2016 sports …

Cypriot leaders to attend event that will bring together G/c and T/c children

The first bicommunal event organized by the Technical Committee of Education will take place on the 2nd of June, in the presence of the leaders of the two communities in Cyprus, President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot …

Between 700-900 migrants may have died at sea this week – NGOs

ROME (Reuters) – The busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya towards Italy this year may have led to the deaths of at least 700 migrants at sea this past week, Medecins San Frontieres and the UN Refugee agency said …

Muswell Hill student dies on motorbike plunging down a 650ft-deep gorge in India

BRILLIANT student from Muswell Hill died after plunging down a 650ft-deep gorge when the motorbike he was riding along a treacherous Indian road hit a rock.

Victor Fox set off for India in March this year with three friends after …

Murder investigation launched in Camden

Detectives have launched a murder investigation following a stabbing in Camden.

Police were called at 03:46hrs on Sunday, 29 May to Camden High Street close to Greenland Road following reports of a man suffering a stab wound.

Officers and the …

Real Madrid Champions League winners

Real Madrid handed Atletico Madrid another cruel Champions League final defeat when Cristiano Ronaldo’s spot kick saw them beat their neighbours on penalties to win Europe’s top club trophy for a record 11th time on Saturday.

The match ended 1-1 …