Archive for September, 2019

UNFICYP is liaising with both sides in Cyprus to address security concerns

The UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) does not comment on individual incidents but is laising with both sides in Cyprus to address security concerns and ensure the status quo is preserved, UNFICYP spokesperson Aleem Siddique has told the Cyprus …

Thousands of tourists stranded in Cyprus that could also cost the country an annual loss of 180 million Euros the Thomas Cook collapse

Cyprus will be suffering a huge blow following the collapse of British Global Travel Group, Thomas Cook.

Tourism Deputy Minister Savvas Perdios, who presided over a broad meeting Monday morning, told the press that 250,000 tourists were visiting Cyprus on …

Britain Got Talent fans thrilled as Simon Cowell makes UK Cypriot Stavros Flatley his golden buzzer

Simon Cowell gave Stavros Flatley his golden buzzer on Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions last night.

The dancing duo – made up of UK Cypriots father Demi Demetriou and son Lagi – first appeared on the show back in 2009, …

Islington Council proposes ‘in-house by default’ policy to deliver quality and value

Islington Council is to consult on an historic proposal that could give hundreds more workers better pay and conditions, improve the quality of council services and deliver better value for money for tax payers.

Last week the council’s Executive agreed …

Restaurant fire – Chinatown, London

Firefighters have issued a safety reminder after a fire at a restaurant was caused by an unattended pan.

Twelve fire engines and around 80 firefighters were called to the fire on Gerrard Street in Chinatown.

The third floor of the …

Cyprus football round up

Omonia of Nicosia achieved a great victory over Apollon of Limassol in the framework of Match Day 4 of the Cyprus football league,
Results of Match Day 4: Olympiakos-AEK 2-2, Omonia-Apollon 1-0, AEL-Doxa 1-0, Anorthosis-Paphos 2-0, Ethnikos-Nea Salamina 2-0.

Standings: …

Greece Super League: Local derby draws for PAOK and Olympiakos

PAOK and Olympiakos dropped their first points this season, in their local derbies, with PAOK leaving it very late to avoid a home loss to Aris and Olympiakos conceding a late equalizer at the Derby of Eternal Rivals on Sunday …

British travel firm Thomas Cook collapses, stranding hundreds of thousands

The world’s oldest travel firm Thomas Cook collapsed on Monday, stranding hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers around the globe and sparking the largest peacetime repatriation effort in British history.

The liquidation marks the end of one of Britain’s oldest companies …

Three teenage boys (two aged 16 and one aged 15) knifed in Turnpike Lane, Haringey

Police were called to Langham Road, N15, shortly after 16.06hrs on Sunday, 22 September to reports of a stabbing.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended. Three teenage boys (two aged 16 and one aged 15) were found with stab injuries.…

Cyprus President to meet with FM of China and AIPAC leadership on Monday in New York 

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, who is in New York to participate in the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, will meet on Monday with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Wang Yi and with the leadership of the …