Archive for February, 2023

New Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides sworn-in on Tuesday in Parliament

Cyprus’ president-elect, Nikos Christodoulides, was sworn in on Tuesday at a special ceremony at the House of Representatives, in Nicosia, with Parliament President, Annita Demetriou, wishing him “strength and endurance” to respond to the great responsibility he is assuming.

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Detectives in Havering are investigating an incident in Romford Town Centre that has left three teenagers 15, 16 and 17,with knife injuries.

Superintendent Lisa Butterfield, Lead on Neighbourhood Policing in Havering, said: “Our investigation is progressing swiftly, with a number of arrests already made and a coordinated response between local police teams and CID colleagues. Officers will be patrolling in the town …

I will remain politically active, outgoing Cyprus President Anastasiades says

Outgoing President Nicos Anastasiades has said that he will remain politically active, not in the sense of interventions, but as an advisor through the wisdom he has gained over the years.

In statements to journalists at the House of Representatives …

High concentrations of dust in the atmosphere

High concentrations of dust are observed in the air today, 28 February, according to measurements from ground Stations of the Air Quality Monitoring Network operated by the Department of Labour Inspection.

The public, and particularly any vulnerable groups of population …

Constance Marten and Mark Gordon arrested but fears for the missing baby

Officers are continuing extensive searches for the missing baby of Constance Marten and Mark Gordon after they were located in Brighton.

The pair were arrested in Stanmer Villas at around 21:30hrs on Monday, 27 February, after a member of the …

What links the late Raquel Welch to Cyprus?

Hollywood legend Raquel Welch died on 15 February, at the age of 82, following a brief illness.
Welch first came to public attention with her appearances in Fantastic Voyage and One Million Years B.C. in 1966. Her curves and beauty …

Theatre Reviews

Loyia diz lemonias

Sam Steiner’s play Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons (Harold Pinter Theatre) is intriguing and very relevant to our impatient world of instant want and gratification, where our two ears are used far less than one mouth. Lawyer …

Film Reviews

FILM OF THE WEEK

JOYLAND

This marks the remarkable feature film debut of writer/director Saim Sadiq, a worthy winner of Un Certain Regard Jury Prize as well as the Queer Palme Award at last year’s Cannes Film Festival. It was …

Every London primary school pupil to get free school meals next academic year

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a historic £130m emergency scheme to help families with the spiralling cost of living by ensuring that every primary schoolchild in London will receive free school meals in the next academic year.…

Excesses – what are they and what do they mean for me?

Let’s face it, insurance is chock-full of words that are unfamiliar. If you’re not an insurance expert, understanding what you’re buying can feel pretty intimidating.
We try to make insurance as simple as possible. So, this month, we’re focussing on …