Archive for June, 2018

Cypriot honoured by the Queen

Cypriot Antonia Michailidi, 21, was honoured by the Queen with the prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award on Tuesday for improving the lives of others.

The Queen was joined at the award ceremony by Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess …

Association of Rizokarpasso in Britain

Members of the Association of Rizokarpasso in Britain enjoyed a day trip to Brighton on a very sunny and hot day. The group gathered and boarded their coach near the Cypriot Community Centre, Wood Green. On arrival in Brighton the …

Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras visits Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain Gregorios

The Prime Minister of Greece Alexis Tsipras was received by Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain Gregorios on Monday with whom they discussed the role of the Orthodox Church in supporting the populous Greek and Cypriot communities in the UK.…

Cyprus issue raised in Australian Parliament

(L-R) La Trobe Research Fellow Dr Michalis Michael, Halil Adal, Yener Adal, Labor MPs Linda Burney, Steve Georganas, and Maria Vamvakinou; High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus Martha Mavrommati, Cyprus’ deputy head of mission Vakis Zissimos, and Yalcin Halil.…

UK steps up efforts to stop bird trapping in Cyprus

The trapping of songbirds is a widespread practice in Cyprus, but British Forces Cyprus (BFC) have worked tirelessly alongside the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) and environmental organisation Birdlife Cyprus to reduce the horrific practice.

An annual …

Innovative care for Osborne Grove in Haringey

Osborne Grove Nursing home could be kept and expanded, after Haringey Council’s Cabinet agreed to halt its closure.

Cabinet this week (June 26) agreed to keep open the nursing home, in Upper Tollington Park, Stroud Green, and to explore options

Enfield Enfield Council Leader lobbies Justice Department for action on cemetery

Enfield Council Leader Cllr Nesil Caliskan, has written to the Secretary of State for Justice, The Rt Hon David Gauke MP, to urge him to undertake an immediate and full inspection of the privately owned Tottenham Park Cemetery in Edmonton …

Barnet landlord fined

Three landlords have been fined a total of £24,170 including costs, for failing to have a licence for a House in Multiple Occupation (HMO).

Chiabass Lawrence, who has been managing HMOs across London since 2003, pleaded guilty at Willesden Magistrates’

Austria has extended open invitation to host Cyprus talks, Ambassador tells CNA

Austria supports a fair, comprehensive and viable settlement reunifying Cyprus and has extended an open invitation to host reunification talks, Ambassador of Austria in Nicosia, Eva Maria Ziegler has told the Cyprus News Agency.

The Austrian Ambassador, whose country assumes …

EU Commission pledges budget extension of EUR 358,000 for Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus operations

In response to a budget extension request made by the Committee on Missing Persons to help cover its increasing identification costs, the European Commission has confirmed to the three CMP Members in Brussels that an ad hoc extension of