Archive for November, 2018

PAOK and Olympiakos lose away Europa battles but not their hopes

Olympiakos and PAOK lost on the road at the fifth round of games in the Europa League group stage on Thursday, but could still go through if results go their way in the last round of matches next month.

Olympiakos …

US ambassador to Cyprus visits Exxon drilling site

Washington’s support for ExxonMobil’s drilling operations in Cyprus’s exclusive economic zone was highlighted Thursday by a visit by Kathleen Doherty, the US ambassador in Nicosia, to Block 10, where the Stena IceMAX drillship is stationed.

Doherty was flown to the

Cyprus protests continuing Turkish violations to the UN

Cyprus has protested to the UN the continuing violations of the national airspace and territorial waters of the Republic of Cyprus by Turkey, as well as the infringements by the latter of international air traffic regulations, appealing for their immediate

FIFPro demands inquiry as players in Cyprus quit with heart issues

World footballers’ union FIFPro has called for an urgent inquiry into medical treatment given to players at several top-tier clubs in Cyprus.

The demand follows reports in the Cypriot media at least four clubs have been giving injections of unidentified …

The critical juncture of the Cyprus problem

Do you consider that Turkey all these years, especially lately since Crans Montana has shown tangible examples and contributed towards the efforts to reach a solution? What is AKEL’s position on the agreement that seems to be achieved on the …

Appeal to trace woman who punched, slapped and robbed woman at Leytonstone cashpoint

Detectives in Newham have released footage and an image of a woman they are keen to speak with after another woman was slapped and robbed for cash outside a cash machine.

The offence happened in the middle of the day …

Broxbourne’s Sporting Talent recognised at Sports Awards

The tenth Active Broxbourne Sports Awards were held on Tuesday 20 November at The Spotlight, Hoddesdon. The 400 guests were amazed at both the level of international sporting success and the years of dedication to sport by local people.  Nominees

Airline Pilot who was nine times over limit jailed

An airline pilot has been sentenced to 10 months imprisonment for performing an aviation function with the proportion of alcohol in his blood exceeding the prescribed legal limit.

Katsutoshi Jitsukawa, 42 (21.02.76), a Japanese national of no fixed address in …

Revenue in Cyprus from tourism increases 2.1% in September, while expenditure per tourist drops 5% 

Revenue from tourism reached €378.8 million in September 2018 compared to €371 mn in the corresponding month of the previous year, recording an increase of 2.1%, on the basis of the results of the Passenger Survey released by the Statistical …

Population in Cyprus increases by 1.2% in 2017

An increase of 1.2% was recorded in the population of the Republic of Cyprus in 2017, compared to 2016, reaching 864.2 thousand, according to data released on Wednesday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus.

The total fertility rate, which represents …