Archive for September, 2020

Kastellorizo part of 1964 US proposal on Cyprus

Greece was prepared to turn over the eastern Aegean island of Kastellorizo as a Turkish base in 1964 in exchange for a solution to the Cyprus problem, then prime minister Georgios Papandreou said in confidential talks with former US ambassador …

Bogus mini cab driver jailed for sexually assaulting two women in North London

A sexual predator who posed as a mini cab driver to carry out two sexual assaults has been sentenced

Atila Ardic, 25 (02.04.95), of Brownswood Road, Finsbury Park, had pleaded guilty at Wood Green Crown Court on Wednesday, 22 July …

Cyprus Problem: Lies won’t get you very far

By Eleni Mavrou, member of the Political Bureau of AKEL

In his speech before the UN General Assembly last Thursday, the President of the Republic highlighted Turkey’s escalating aggression in the Eastern Mediterranean, as well as the illegal and provocative …

60th anniversary of Cyprus Independence


For Cypriots, October 1st is a holiday with a bitter sweet taste. We are proud of our people’s sacrifices and struggles for freedom and democracy. We are proud of the gains our people have achieved all these years. But …

Enfield Council campaign seeks extra push for smaller businesses

A crowdfunding campaign launched by Enfield Council to help small and micro businesses in the borough has raised nearly £17,000, edging closer to its final target.

The aim of the Small Business Hardship Fund is to encourage larger businesses, whose …

Merkel suggests Greece and Turkey came close to war

More than two months after Angela Merkel intervened to stave off a military confrontation between Greece and Turkey, the German chancellor on Wednesday referred to lingering tensions between the two Aegean neighbours.

Greek tennis star Stefanos Tsitsipas first round win in French Open

World number six Stefanos Tsitsipas clawed his way back from two sets down to beat little-known Jaume Munar 4-6 2-6 6-1 6-4 6-4 and survive a French Open first round scare on Tuesday.

Tsitsipas, a losing finalist in Hamburg on …

Sweeper of the Year award celebrates hard work of Islington borough’s street cleaners

Islington Council is celebrating the fantastic work of the borough’s dedicated street cleaners by announcing the winner and runners-up of its Sweeper of the Year award for 2020.

Rain or shine, Islington’s street sweepers are out in their neighbourhoods five

Spanish FM expresses solidarity with Cyprus, a long-lasting solution can be found only through dialogue, she says

Spain`s Foreign Affairs Minister Arancha González Laya expressed today her country`s solidarity and support to Cyprus in the face of tensions with Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean. She noted that Spain rejects unilateral moves and that a long-lasting solution can

Urgent and continued safety improvements needed on London’s roads

“Tough new regulations like the Direct Vision Standard, alongside measures making it easier for Londoners to walk and cycle around London, will make a