Archive for October, 2017

New Cyprus talks must offer clarity to Turkish Cypriots, official says

NICOSIA (Reuters) – Talks on the reunification of Cyprus should resume only if the “political status” of Turkish Cypriots is addressed should the new talks fail, a senior Turkish Cypriot official said.

 

Outlining positions likely to be rejected outright …

The Short, Happy Political Career of George Papadopoulos in the USA

In the days after the terrorist attack in Paris in November 2015, every Republican presidential candidate began frantically scrambling to hire experts to bulk up their campaign’s foreign policy credentials. The problem was, it was slim pickings.

 

“All the …

Cypriot airline Cobalt Air to launch Gatwick to Larnaca service

Cypriot airline Cobalt Air is to launch a new service linking London Gatwick directly with Larnaca.

 

A new six days per week service will operate this winter. In December Cobalt will launch a new business class service on the …

Trump aides allegedly moved money through hidden bank accounts in Cyprus, S

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on charges of conspiracy against the United States, money laundering and several other financial charges.

 

The charges were the first stemming …

Peter Andre says he would consider a hair transplant

Peter Andre insists he has been blessed with a full head of hair, having never dyed it or had a hair transplant.

But if his hairline did start thinning like fellow singer Gareth Gates – who recently revealed his own …

Tackling scooter-enabled crime in London

intelligence-led operations, increased arrests, new tactics and joint working carried out since the start of the summer is starting to stem the rise in the levels of scooter-enabled crime and violence on London’s streets.

 

The biggest impact to date …

Appeal after group of boys cause mass panic leading to Euston station evacuation

Officers have launched an appeal after an incident resulted in the evacuation of Euston station. 

The incident happened on 7 October at around 6.15pm.

A boy stood at the bottom of escalators three and four which lead to the southbound …

North Korea nuclear disaster kills about 200

North Korea’s Punggye-ri facility has suffered a devastating collapse, leaving around 200 people dead.

Around 100 people were killed when when an unfinished tunnel collapsed at Kim Jong-un’s main nuclear testing site.

Another 100 people subsequently died while attempting to …

Barnet Council: £17.5 million for high-priority fire safety works

Barnet Council has agreed additional funding of £7.5million for high-priority fire safety works to be carried out across the borough, to ensure resident safety remains the number one priority.

 

The funding was agreed at the Council’s Housing Committee on …

Enfield bids to become London’s Borough of Culture

Bid will be launched at art exhibition by acclaimed artist Patrick Samuel on 7 November

• Enfield’s bid aims to show how art and culture can transform lives

• Enfield Council’s bid will showcase the borough’s cultural initiatives, vision, hidden …