Archive for May, 2018

Nicosia points to Turkey’s obligations vis-à-vis missing persons 

Nicosia says it will ask the Secretariat of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe to draft an interim resolution, outlining the degree of Turkey’s willingness to comply with its obligations towards missing persons if no damages are …

Cyprus and India stress need to strengthen bilateral business relations 

Cyprus and India stressed the need to strengthen bilateral business cooperation.

The position was conveyed during the presentation on Thursday of the credentials of Cyprus’ new High Commissioner to India, Agis Loizou to the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, …

Uncertainty and energy costs the major barriers for investments in Cyprus 

Uncertainty, energy costs, regulation, skills and access to finance are the major impediments for future investments in Cyprus according to European Investment Bank (EIB) Survey on Investment and Investment Finance for Cyprus in 2017.

The Survey was presented Thursday by …

KODAP and EIB sign an agreement for financial support of 35 million euro for new emergency oil reserve facility in Cyprus

Cyprus Organisation for Storage and Management of Oil Stocks (KODAP) and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have signed an agreement for a financial support of 35 million Euro for expansion of strategic oil reserves in Cyprus. The agreement was signed …

Cyprus a major player in the maritime world, IMO chief says 

Cyprus may be a small country but it is a major player in the maritime world, Kitack Lim, the International Organisation Secretary-General told the Cyprus Shipping Chamber (CSC)  Annual General Meeting in Limassol.

“Cyprus is home to the world’s 11th …

Young people at the heart of one of our own UK Cypriot Haringey’s Mayoral year

Haringey’s new Mayor has pledged to champion the rights of young people with special needs as she launches a year of fundraising.

Cllr Gina Adamou is the borough’s new First Citizen and civic figurehead after being sworn in as Mayor

Crackdown on high-risk drivers in Hertfordshire

  • Road policing officers from Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire are cracking down on high-risk drivers across the three counties

  • They will use a combination of intelligence, marked and unmarked vehicles and ANPR

  • In the past month, the unit have dealt with

Parking restrictions to be introduced around Spurs stadium

The move, by Enfield Council, is to ensure residents living near the ground are not inconvenienced by thousands of fans, visiting the 61,000 seater stadium, parking their cars in residential roads.

The Controlled Parking Zone will operate from noon to …

Enfield Council takes back properties in crackdown on housing fraud

In the last financial year the Council’s fraud investigation team recovered a total of 59 Council properties which were being occupied by people with no right to reside in them.

By taking back these properties the Council will save approximately

Theo Paphitis announced as new Chancellor for Solent University, in Southampton

On 30th May 2018 Theo was announced as the new Chancellor of Solent University.

No stranger to Solent, Theo has supported the University for a number of years. In 2010 he was awarded Honorary Doctor of Business and went on …