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Police appeal: Attempted robbery on UK Cypriot in Cockfosters

The UK Cypriot on leaving Middeys restaurant in Cockfosters with his children was attacked at about 2pm in broad daylight in nearby Westpole Avenue, where robbers attempted to steal his rolex watch. This attack took place on Tuesday 30th July 2019.

Two weeks ago another UK Cypriot was robbed of his watch as he parked his car outside his house in Winchmore Hill.

Anyone with information or additional footage concerning this attempted robbery is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference CAD 4602/30JUL19.


Theft from passengers at Heathrow airport see video

A prolific thief who stole valuables from distracted airport and railway passengers has been jailed for two years and four months today, Tuesday, 28 May.

Isleworth Crown Court heard how Kiberom Fikadu, 31 (10.03.88) of no fixed abode was caught …

Snow In Cyprus: Why British Personnel Are Based On The Island’s Highest Mountain

One of the wettest winters in years has posed a challenge to British troops based in Cyprus. 

The island is home to one of the highest military stations in the world.

Around 70 centimetres of snow has fallen on the …

Frigid cold and snow blanket Cyprus

Heavy rainfall, snow and frigid temperatures affect Cyprus with temperatures in Nicosia dropping as low as 2 degrees.

In Troodos the snow reached 75 cm high. The Platres-Troodos and Karvounas-Troodos roads remain closed due to icy conditions. 

Police are urging …

Murder on train 51 year old man stabbed several times

In the last couple of hours, a man has been arrested in connection to the murder investigation at Horsley station in Surrey.  At approximately 6am, police officers attended an address in the Farnham area where the man (no further details) …

New Year’s Eve travel update

On New Year’s Eve, customers will be able to enjoy TfL public transport through the night and travel for free between 23:45 and 04:30.

Travel will be free on bus, Tube, Tram, DLR, London Overground, and TfL Rail services. Many …

Plastic bag fee ‘to double to 10p’ and include every shop

The 5p fee for plastic carrier bags in England will be doubled to 10p, and extended to all shops, under plans set out by the environment secretary.

The change is contained in a government consultation aimed at further reducing the …

​​Man sought after woman sexually assaulted in London

Detectives have released CCTV footage and an image of a man they wish to trace after a woman was sexually assaulted in Tower Hamlets.

At around 06:40hrs on Saturday, 8 September, the victim – a 23-year-old woman – was walking …

Cyprus urges Council of Europe to resist Turkish “blackmail” 

The Republic of Cyprus urges the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe to “resist what blatantly amounts to blackmail on behalf of Turkey” in relation to the review of a case concerning Greek Cypriot property in the Turkish-occupied …

Father arrested for attempted murder of his son in Cyprus 

A 65 year old father has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of his 44 year old son in the Panagia area of Paphos.

The incident that was reported at 3pm yesterday Saturday 24th November 2018 occurred at the …