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Wake up call is overdue!

Another quote from The Sun 18/2/2017 --Police in North Shields,Newcastle upon Tyne carried out dawn raids on anti social neighbours and told them to clean up their acts or find somewhere else to live.These low lives who have ...



Drainpipes

Morning Are drainpipe trousers making a comeback They went out of fashion in my late teens But every television presenter seem to be wearing them As I say are they making a comeback Keep smiling and be lucky Pete ...

Three men in a boat

Not the Jerome K Jerome one: http://cyprus-mail.com/2017/02/20/three-syrians-found-boat-off-paralimni-coast/ ...

Gorbachov interview - Time magazine

Quote: Mikhail Gorbachev: 'It All Looks as if the World Is Preparing for War'

The world today is overwhelmed with problems. Policymakers seem to be confused and at a loss.
But no problem is more urgent to ...

25,000' jump. Minus a parachute.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cb4xCy7VQ0Y :lol: :lol: :lol: My heart rate is higher than that tying my shoe laces. ...

The Moorside

Gashead wrote:Whenever I see people making the effort to go to a court hearing to hurl abuse at paedophiles I always wonder how many are perpetrating those same crimes. To misquote Shakespeare 'Surely they protest too much? ...

I have seen every thing now

When I was a kid you weren't a proper fairground if you didn't have a bearded lady. :D ...

Grexit on the cards possibly as early as 20th Feb

Greece's GDP is a third of what it stood at in 2008. Worse than happened to the USA during the Great Depression. It's debt level is 180% of that. Way beyond the threshold of permanent debt purgatory. The country's economy ...





MSC CRUISES

mouse wrote: Kwacka wrote:That's planning ahead, Mouse - November 2018 departure :shock:
Reviews of 'MSC Splendida' cruises
Yes I know.
It's a special in conjunction with the Daily Fail and Ahoy crui ...

NASA live stream - Earth From Space LIVE Feed

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UK: Pensioner incomes 'outstrip those of working families'

Supermac was right. Just about 60 years too early. :) ...

Hope

Graphic images of a starving child. Before: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urPVHrk5J_M One year later. I get the vague impression he likes chocolate .............. and dancing. https://www.youtube.com/watch? ...

Wikipedia vs Daily Mail

Wikipedia has told its editors that the Mail, and Mail Online, were "generally unreliable" .
" The general themes of the support votes centred on the Daily Mail's reputation for poor fact checking, sensationalism, and ...

Stupid

Afternoon all In the sun newspaper this morning the NHS has banned midwives From saying the word fella after wait for it a lesbian couple complained The pair were to upset to return to an antenatal clinic If they would ...

Lunar Eclipse Tonight

For the night birds (Well of course! It wouldn't be for the day birds.) 0243 https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/lunar/2017-february-11 ...



Justice (part 1?): Shiner struck off

It's easy to get angry when you read what this moron got up to. I don't know about being stuck off, why isn't the man in a cell?.
"His misconduct has caused real distress to soldiers, their families and to the familie ...

Shopping in Paphos

This came as a bit of a surprise. People from the Paphos area I've been meeting here in Limassol for the past 5 years seem to have always gone on about how much cheaper it is to live over there. :? http://cyprus-mail.co ...

Another Good Film to Watch!

'A Street cat named Bob' is a delightful and heart warming film that will appeal to anybody who likes cats - or human beings for that matter! :D WARNING; This film depicts graphic scenes of a stray hungry cat actually be ...

Moorside

Hi I taped a good programme last night to watch this morning Called moorside about a young girl Shannon Mathews We watched it at six this morning and my little girl kept saying to me Don't you remember it well my mind wa ...

Bercow

Morning Steve The article I posted last night about bercow that you would not put on Well on breakfast this morning also the newspapers A hell of a lot of people agree with me he should have kept his trap shut You can't ...

Fruit and veg - on the black market

It seems the problems with fruit and vegetable price increases we've seen here, due to bad weather, haven't been confined to this island:
In the UK:
"Yesterday a man was found offering a box of lettuce which wou ...

Thick People

Kwacka wrote:From Private Eye's 'Dumb Britain' column:
The Chase:
Walsh: What is the only planet in our solar system capable of supporting life?
Contestant: Mars.
Beg, Borrow or Steal, BBC Two
...



The Bowling Green Massacre

My thoughts are with all the victims of this attrocity. I've already donated my months wages to anyone affected. You can donate here. https://www.bowlinggreenmassacrefund.com/ ...

RTA and inevitablility

It's probably the accident I've seen occur the most often here in Cyprus. Yesterday, the lottery was drawn and it was my turn. I'm sitting in 3 lanes of traffic, at the threshold of a roundabout. There's a lot of rush hou ...

Reservoir Levels

Improving it seems but the gap between this year's total and last still makes for grim reading: http://www.cyprus.gov.cy/moa/wdd/wdd.nsf/reservoir_en/reservoir_en?OpenDocument ...

Petition for EU Citizenship

Mr Tibbs wrote:Not much evidence to support "I have heard - that blank blank blank - are queuing up, begging for a chance to change their referendum vote - etc, etc"
http://whatukthinks.org/eu/questions/in-highsight ...

U.S. journalists arrested for covering protests

Quote: Felony Charges for Journalists Arrested at Inauguration Protests Raise Fears for Press Freedom
At least six journalists were charged with felony rioting after they were arrested while covering the violent prote ...

Criminal Charges for Posting Video on Internet

Aside from anything else, I don't know what the driver was trying to achieve by posting this - other than displaying to the World that he has a terrible attitude problem!!:? http://www.sigmalive.com/en/news/local/152221/ ...

Chaos marks the post-privatisation launch of Limassol port

Quote: Chaos marks the post-privatisation launch of Limassol port operations (Update-2)
Monday, which was the first day after the private operators of the Limassol Port took over from the Cyprus Ports Authority was ma ...



THE New Film La La Land

Just watched this right through on Kodi Box -Exodus.What the f*** was all the fuss about! They are not dancers and cannot sing -in my opinion.Story line was weak but colours were nice.B******s. Campbell. ...

Film: Lion

Hi, Have heard fab reviews about this film......no stream as yet....here's hoping soon..... Cheers, Lyndi. ...

Trump and muslims

Evening all A woman wrote a very good letter to the letter section Of one of the papers I buyshe said not all muslims are terrorists But all terrorists are muslims even to my little brain That letter made a lot of sense ...

A Momemt of Madness

I guess he will get to be "angry" at the next 1 or 2 Euro Tournaments from a cell, courtesy of HMP. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-38773079 ...

Metallic hydrogen: a holy grail of physics?

A super conductor at room temperature? http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2017/01/25/science.aal1579 ...

The Stone keeps Rolling

Mick Jagger has a personal family tree as long and complicated as any royal family. At 73: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/music/news/first-photographs-mick-jaggers-eighth-child-deveraux-released/ ...

An unfortunate Trump appointment

Donald Trump is being done no favours by his numptie White House Press Secretary/ Director of Communications, Sean Spicer, who has to date shown himself to be totally incompetent in dealing with the world's press. To use ...





Mobile use whilst driving

Just seen this; good idea should be universal in all EU countries.... https://www.facebook.com/BhamUpdates/videos/1390879927628740/ ...

Abduction in Newcastle

A chilling report, very well presented, about a 2-y.o. child abducted by two teenagers. It is a long read but worth the time spent. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-5667c315-a69c-4e5d-a683-e4e7771eb04d I used t ...

Corruption Perception Index, 2016

has been released today by Transparency International.
Denmark comes top of the list with a score of 90.
Cyprus is 47th on the list of countries with a score of 55, down from 61 last year and 66 in 2012, suggest ...

Day trips to Israel from Larnaca

Hi Folk, Does anyone know if they still do day trips to Israel from here. I've looked on the web but the ones I could find said they had suspended their trips. I can find flights to Israel from here but they would need a tou ...

Film: Hidden Figures

Good film.....worth watching..... Cheers, Lyndi. ...

PM calling

Press release PM call with President Anastasiades of Cyprus: 22 January 2017 From:Prime Minister's Office, 10 Downing Street and The Rt Hon Theresa May MP First published:22 January 2017Part of:British nationals overseas a ...

UK Currency

A friend has passed this on:
March 28th 2017 is the date when the new 12 sided 1 coin comes into circulation. (It looks like a pre decimal three penny bit) The old coins are only legal tender until the 15th October ...

let's ask trump's youngest son to check his dad's tweets

we've been told donald trump was a delinquent bully at school, disruptive and refused to study. it was 60 years ago but spelling clearly is a challenge for him even now. seems a bit sad though to have a us president who can' ...

Salvation!!

Great news, apparently New Zealand are ready to negotiate trade deals with the UK! \:D/ So good to know that we no longer need to worry about the potential loss of over 510 million customers from the EU block, when we ha ...

Good TV Viewing: Ballykissangel & Monarch Of The Glen

Hi Guys, I've just finished watching all series of the above on Kodi over the last couple of months - loved these series in their time and thoroughly enjoyed watching them again......great TV viewing over the winter month ...

Film: Hacksaw Ridge

Hi, I've heard fab reports about this film - can't wait to see it but haven't been able to find a decent stream as yet.....here's hoping.... Cheers, Lyndi. ...

Theresa May: UK must leave European single market

bubblechris wrote: mouse wrote: bubblechris wrote: jeba wrote: bubblechris wrote:
Jeba I assure you that a hell of a lot of Brexiters were aware of what was to come and the rest just wanted out at whatever cost.
...

Snow in the desert

How odd:
"The most snow to fall in living memory is currently coating the desert sands of the Sahara."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/africa/algeria/articles/a-metre-of-snow-falls-in-sahara-dese ...

Film: The Girl On The Train

I like Emily Blunt as an actress, so I was looking forward to watching this film.....albeit quite slow, I was compelled to watch it to the end to find out the outcome......worth watching in my opinion if you haven't got anyt ...


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