Archive for May, 2024

Investigation launched following shooting in Hackney

Police were called at about 21:20hrs on Wednesday, 29 May to reports of a shooting near a restaurant in Kingsland High Street, E8.
Officers, including specialist firearms officers, and London Ambulance Service attended.
Three adults and a child were found …

Firefighters rescue man from Hackney Wick fire

Four fire engines and around 25 firefighters tackled a fire involving an outbuilding on White Post Lane in Hackney Wick.

Half of a single-storey wooden hut used as a bar area was damaged by fire. Firefighters rescued a man who …

Appeal to find missing ìcon from St.John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Hornsey,

Committee members of St.John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Hornsey,  are appealing to members of the public and parishioners for the return of the portable icon of Saint Synesios. 

The hand painted icon was last seen and displayed inside the …

We sadly announce that UK Cypriot Andreas Georgiou Hallouma has passed away


Andreas Georgiou Hallouma

(from Leonarisso, Cyprus)

We are deeply saddened to share the news that our beloved husband, father and grandfather Andreas Georgiou Hallouma from Leonarisso has passed away on Friday 17th May, at the …

We sadly announce that Anastasia Gaffiero a seamstress for Queen Elizabeth and Princess Diana has passed away

Anastasia Gaffiero
(Born in Cairo, Egypt)

It is with great sadness that we announce that our beloved mother grandmother and great grandmother Anastasia Gaffiero, passed away on Wednesday 1st May, at the age of 89.

She leaves behind her 3 …

A message from Bambos Charalambous who is standìng to be the Labour MP for Southgate and Wood Green.

From Thursday 30 May, Parliament is dissolved and there are no MPs.

I am standing to for election to be the Labour MP for Southgate and Wood Green.

Promoted by Carl Bayliss on behalf of Bambos Charalambous both at 472 …

Message from Catherine West Labour’s candidate in the new constituency of Hornsey & Friern Barnet

A General Election has been called for Thursday 4 July – and not a moment too soon.

It’s an honour to be Labour’s candidate in the new constituency of Hornsey & Friern Barnet, but I’m sad to lose parts of …

More than 100 business leaders back Labour before election

More than 100 business leaders have given their support to Britain’s opposition Labour Party before a July 4 election, saying the country needs to end the instability and stagnation that has dogged the economy.

Rishi Sunak’s governing Conservatives have typically …

Cyprus may soon welcome foreign universities as Ministry proposes policy change

The Ministry of Education will present a proposal to the House of Representatives allowing foreign universities, both European and non-European, to establish branches in Cyprus.

This policy shift, if approved, aims to enhance the competitiveness of Cypriot higher education, the …

Cyprus’ British military bases ‘eradicate’ illegal gambling

Police at a British military base in Cyprus said Tuesday they have successfully wrapped up a four-year campaign against illegal gambling by shutting down nine casinos that operated within their jurisdiction.

Superintendent Dinos Petrou said the casinos generated hundreds of …