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Hurricane Irma - Live

Hi folks, Not sure if you are following the hurricane and the destruction it is leaving in its path but the live footage that is coming out is stunning. The power of nature on full display - it's hitting the east &am ...



Giant Solar Flare

"The largest solar flare for more than 12 years - and the eighth-largest since modern records began in 1996 - erupted from the sun on Wednesday and has been captured in high detail by a team of researchers."
http://w ...

For fans of Trump, Farage, etc

http://newsthump.com/ ...

Sarah champion

Afternoon In today's glorious sun newspaper. Ole sexy legs has blasted hook nose Over making Sarah champion resign insisting political and cultural senitivities Must not get in the way. Of preventing and uncovering child ...

Where to drink?

Now that the Golden Arrow has gone (still can't believe it! :cry: ) recommendations please for the best watering hole in Napa. :) ...

Star Wars on Troodos.

"Kyriakos Tsolakis Architects has won planning permission for an astronomical research centre on top of the Troodos mountain range, which will provide NASA with information about celestial phenomena."
http://www.cypr ...

RMP arrest Briton in Cyprus under terrorism laws

Quote: Neo-Nazi arrests: National Action suspects are in the Army
Four serving members of the Army have been arrested under anti-terror laws on suspicion of being members of banned neo-Nazi group National Action.

‘Cannon Run’ Brits get suspended sentences (Swiss news)

Cyprus is now going after the drag racers though :-) Motorsports are my passion - as an observer and participant - but only in safe and licenced venues or supervised off road areas with crowd control and all appropriate s ...





Brexit Brits won’t be sent back, Merkel says

Brexit Brits won’t be sent back, Merkel says
Britons living in the European Union ought not to fear being sent home after
Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel told an audience on Tuesday,
saying th ...

pete the highway man

hi i am trying to reach pete the highway man, i saw he was on the forum earlier and i am not sure if my msgs getting through my name is jean 96690663 ...

Could reverse vending cut plastic bottle waste?

Quote: Could reverse vending cut plastic bottle waste?
Detailed work is expected to begin this month on how a "deposit-return" scheme for bottles and cans might work in Scotland.
One of the radical schemes likel ...

Who hasn't had the nightmare??

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-essex-41122975 ...

Why no MSM Coverage?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFKNlZECQqU Are all embassies around the world going to lose their immunity? ...

far-right German candidate to "get rid of arabic number

Quote: Far-right German candidate promises to get rid of Arabic numerals
‘Just wait until I am mayor … then there will be normal numbers,’ says NPD mayoral candidate.
A mayoral candidate for the far-right, ant ...

Black & White Films...

Reading some of the entries on the BBC Comedy list I was thinking that it has been a long time since I watched a black & white film. Can you remember the last black & white you watched?? Cheers Steve ...



Yellow Pages to stop printing directory after 51-year run

Yellow Pages to stop printing directory after 51-year run
The local business directory that helped JR Hartley find his book on fly fishing
is set to go out of print.
The Yellow Pages will no longer be pu ...

Asian floods

Over-shadowed by the events in the USA, there is also the "unprecedented' monsoon rains causing flooding in S.E. Asia.
India, Nepal & Bangladesh have been affected (30% of Bangladesh is under water) with at least 1 ...

Plane Drunk

Unfortunately some people are so worried about flying that they need a few drinks to settle their nerves! I remember once being in an airport bar, and got talking to a guy who was on our flight. I noticed he was was reall ...

Politico 'London Playbook'

For British members here, I read that Politico will be starting a 'London Playbook' from Monday 4th September, to complement their 'Brussels Playbook' and 'brexit Files'. Take a look at politico.com or politico.eu for fur ...

US indictments against Erdogan's Security attache

Erdogan is upset over US charges leveled against 12 Turkish Security personnel /bodyguards during his visit to Washington earlier in May. http://cyprus-mail.com/2017/09/01/erdogan-says-u-s-indictment-guards-scandal/ ...

Congratulations.

To Claude Juncker and Tony Blair. From the picture on the front of the Mail this Morning it looks like they'll be announcing their engagement soon. Both puckering up to greet each other, My stomach heaved. ...

Top 100 comedy films of all time


There are some I agree with, (e.g. Blazing saddles, naked Gun, Life of Brian) and many I don't - either because I don't consider them to be comedies (The Great Dictator) or worthy of inclusion (Animal House)
Wha ...



94-year-old in oldest scuba diver bid at Zenobia wreck

94-year-old in oldest scuba diver bid at Zenobia wreck
Inspirational Ray Woolley spent his 94th birthday on Monday diving to the
sunken wreck of the Zenobia ferry in Larnaca in a bid for a Guinness World

Fox News Pulled Off The Air In UK Because No One Watches It

Quote: Fox News Pulled Off The Air In UK Because No One Watches It
TV viewers in the United Kingdom will likely not miss watching Fox News, as the network’s parent company 21st Century Fox announced on Tuesday that th ...

Thought for today

An open apology before you read this and if it upsets you, a hard-nosed Eastender friend sent me this which he claims no credit for as he saw it posted by someone else and realised the same goes for me and I'm sure a few of ...

Floods Texas

Have been watching the unfolding scenes in Texas and in particular Houston with unprecedented flooding. Thousands evacuated and roads turning to rivers and massive damage it goes to show how vunerable we are to the forc ...

Mayweather v McGregor??

Well tonight's the night - actually that should be morning here but that didn't have the same ring to it :) Ok so it's a bit of a circus but I don't want to miss this one - whatever happens I don't think it will be a ...

The 1970s

http://www.redpepper.org.uk/the-myth-of-the-1970s/ Taken off those rose-coloured specs for a walk down memory lane. ...

Thirsty world must wake up to looming water crisis, expert..

Thirsty world must wake up to looming water crisis, expert says
The world needs to use water more efficiently rather than exhausting
invisible underground supplies and blindly exporting “virtual water” to aver ...



Trump: the apocalypse

Steve - SJD wrote:Come on - even Trump supporters must admit that in the history of the
US he is the most unsuitable person to assume the role of President!
Virtually every time he opens his mouth or tweets it d ...

It seems Greece could block BREXIT

President of The Greeks Parthenon Sculptures Action Committee has claimed that BREXIT has to be ratified by the Parliaments of each EU Member State, and has claimed that The Republic of Greece will be placing conditions upon ...

Win a Cyprus Villa

To raise money for multiple charities........ http://www.winacyprusvilla.co.uk/home-1.html ...

What cheese do you like?

I'm a cheeseophile but am not keen on the supermarket offers here. My overall favourites, when I can get them, are Etivaz (hard Swiss, raw milk) and Reblochon (soft French, also raw milk). Every-day cheeses from local ...

Forum down??

Hi all, Little while ago I noticed that the site was unavailable - got it back working but does anyone know if it was down long as I have been out? Cheers Steve ...

"This Is How White Supremacists Get Radicalized"

romatarot wrote: Kwacka wrote:Quote: This Is How White Supremacists Get Radicalized
Fears of “white genocide” weigh heavy on their minds, experts on extremism say.

The mostly white men who gathered to ...

Elvis

There seem to have been quite a few anniversaries recently. For most of them I was thinking, I didn't realise how long ago it was. :shock: Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley. I think like JFK ...





It's hard being a robber in Russia

Should be in jokes I suppose - but CCTV from a Russian supermarket. Those ladies don't take cr@p from anyone! :lol: :lol: :lol: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3U1Kd_ESxU . ...

New star on the horizon!

Congrats to Alexander Zvarev, youngest player at 20 on the ATP tour, on his win in the final of the Rogers Cup in Montreal. He played superbly, a pleasure to watch him. Certainly a future world No. 1 as is predicted. So ...

BBC iPlayer

" BBC admits it cannot stop iPlayer users faking details to evade licence fee"
I have to post the entire article I'm afraid:
"The BBC has admitted that it is powerless to stop people logging in to the iPlayer ...

How long could my summer holiday flight be delayed?

How long could my summer holiday flight be delayed?
Air passengers leaving Gatwick have suffered the longest average delays during
summer getaways from major UK airports, BBC analysis reveals.
Those trav ...

Ultrafast WiFi

"The researchers sent video signals using terahertz, rather than traditional microwaves, at speeds of 50 gigabytes per second. Most wireless networks only operate at top speeds of 500 megabytes a second."
http://www. ...

Oklahoma

Last night, BBC4 treated us to a terrific performance of Oklahoma. Yes, it is as old as the hills but so what? I could hardly fault any aspect, orchestra, soloists, chorus, choreography etc., all on a small apron stage with ...

Meteor peak this weekend

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-40909057 ...

Princess Di tapes on C4

After all the controversy about the video being shown I couldn't resist tuning into the programme the other night on C4. I should have started reading "War & Peace" it would have been more interesting! What all the h ...

To serious or truthful for the joke section


Sagalout ...

Insurance for young folks (UK)

Hi all, Well the time has come... my eldest passed her driving test last week (UK) at the first attempt - so a bit quicker than anticipated :D #-o I knew insurance would be expensive for an 18yr old but getting a q ...

'Hate speech' tweets painted at Twitter HQ in protest

Quote: 'Hate speech' tweets painted at Twitter HQ in protest
A German satirist who claims Twitter is failing to delete hate speech has captured the firm's attention offline - by stencilling the offending messages outs ...

Katy Price/Jordan or whatever she is calling herself.

Article in one of todays Sunday papers -Katy Price apparantly allowed her daughter to be photographed inside a spin drier.A colleague of mine with nearly thirty years experience went off on a medical pension after a report o ...

N. Ireland/Republic border

Not in the papers I read ...

Log in

Anyone else having problems getting on the site. I'm having to sign in every time I come on? Sagalout ...


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