Archive for February, 2020

Greek company DODONI launches Halloumi in UK M&S stores as Cypriot Halloumi regains trademark

DODONI, the leading diary company in Greece, has announced its top of the range Feta and Halloumi is now available in over 200 Marks & Spencer’s stores across the UK.

Following recent news confirming that the exclusive trademark for Halloumi …

Rats gnawing on electrical wiring is believed to have caused a fire

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a fire at a shop with offices above on Goodmayes Road, Ilford.

A small part of a loft void on the first floor was damaged by fire. There were no …

PM Johnson says coronavirus top priority, as first Briton dies

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Boris Johnson said slowing the spread of the coronavirus was now his government’s top priority, shortly after news on Friday that the first Briton had died of the disease after contracting it on a cruise …

Woman given suspended sentence for Finchley man death by careless driving

A woman has received a suspended sentence for causing death by careless driving in Cricklewood.

Nazila Sanei, 51 (20.02.69) of Cumbrian Gardens NW2, was sentenced to 28 weeks’ imprisonment, suspended for 12 months and was disqualified from driving for two …

Five online fraudsters sent to prison for £10m fraud

A gang of five online fraudsters have been convicted and jailed for offences relating to a £10million ‘payment diversion fraud’.

The convictions and sentences follow a trial at Southwark Crown Court that started in October 2019 and concluded on Thursday, …

Protect your vehicle from catalytic converter theft

Drivers warned of rise in catalytic converter thefts.Free catalytic converter marking offered to drivers.Visit www.herts.police.uk/crimepreventionfor tips on protecting your vehicle.

Hertfordshire Constabulary is offering drivers and businesses the opportunity to protect their vehicles from thieves targeting catalytic converters.

Following a …

Witness appeal following possession of an offensive weapon in Cheshunt

Witnesses are being sought after a weapon was seen during an altercation at Brookfield Retail Park, Cheshunt.  It took place on Wednesday 26 February around 11am. Call 101 and quote 41/17599/20 if you can help.

Officers are appealing for witnesses …

Erdogan: the EU needs to keep its promises as 18,000 refugees at border area

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in Istanbul on Saturday that 18,000 migrants had crossed the border, without providing evidence, adding that the number could rise to 25,000-30,000 on Saturday.

“We will not close these doors in the coming period …

Cyprus President says no other choice but to enforce measures at crossing points 

President of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, said on Saturday that the government had no choice but to enforce measures for effective controls at crossing points, in a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus, particularly when taking into account the composition …

Legendary Greek actor Kostas Voutsas dies at 88

Kostas Voutsas, one of the best actors of his generation and an icon for Greek cinema and television, passed away on Wednesday, after a long battle with lung disease. He was 88.

The much-loved performer was on life support over …