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MEPs demand Cyprus open up over Russia money laundering

Quote: MEPs demand Cyprus open up over Russia money laundering
MEPs have urged Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades to "correct" the mishandling of a Russia corruption case.
The 17 deputies voiced "grave concern ...



Former Miss UK beauty queen slammed by judge for fake £4,000

Former Miss UK beauty queen slammed by judge for fake £4,000 holiday bug
A FORMER Miss UK beauty queen was belittled in court after she faked an
illness while on holiday to claim £4,000 in compensation from Th ...

Not just in Cyprus

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-41771419/police-shocked-by-100mph-joyrider-s-age A 10-y-o would-be-Hamilton who kicked a cop's shin :) ...

Catalonia declares Independence

Catalonian Parliament declares independence. Will Barca be kicked out of the Champion's League? Will there be a divorce settlement, will the Spanish Government demand an exit fee? Is the EU breaking up slowly but su ...

Finland wants EU to give up daylight saving time

Finland wants EU to give up daylight saving time
Finnish government should actively push the European Union to abolish its
directive on daylight saving time, a parliament committee said on Thursday.
The ...

H & M Launch online store for Cyprus

Jacs wrote:Free shipping til the end of the month too
Plus a 10% discount for a few days :wink:
Cheers
Steve ...

EU lawmakers propose cuts in aid to Turkey tied to membershi

EU lawmakers propose cuts in aid to Turkey tied to membership bid
The European Parliament proposed on Wednesday to reduce EU funds to
Turkey that are linked to its stalled bid to join the bloc, a call EU leade ...

UK aims for outline Brexit transition deal by first quarter

UK aims for outline Brexit transition deal by first quarter of 2018
Britain wants an outline agreement with the European Union on the
transitional arrangements that will apply after leaving the bloc by the fir ...





Can we tell if Donald Trump has a high IQ?

To answer the original question "Can we tell if Donald Trump has a high IQ?" It's simple - ask him to count to twenty and see if he takes off his shoes & socks. Cheers, ...

oops I just damaged my £1.5m supercar....


'One-off' £1.5m supercar damaged in crash at Tangmere
An extremely rare £1.5m supercar was badly damaged after it smashed into
a crash barrier in West Sussex.
The Pagani Zonda, which has a top spe ...

Getting to the end of season...

Looks like it's quietening down a bit now and less traffic on the roads. Cooling a bit this week but very pleasant - we even have clouds again ;-) It seems to come around quicker every year as the seasons fly by.... C ...

Dubai ‘frees Briton sentenced for touching another man’

Dubai ‘frees Briton sentenced for touching another man’
Dubai ‘s ruler has pardoned a British man a day after he was sentenced to
three months in jail for touching another man at a bar, a legal advocacy
...

We shouldn't blindly support independence for Catalonia.....

We shouldn't blindly support independence for Catalonia – here's why
Look at Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Cyprus and countless others – if we let the
secessionist genie out of the bottle, it could be a recipe for ...

Meteor shower peaks tonight

"Stargazers across Cyprus are in for a treat on Friday night and across the weekend with the Orionid Meteor Shower set to dazzle the night sky."
http://in-cyprus.com/meteor-shower-set-to-light-up-cyprus-sky/ ...

The Wonders of Facebook

Woodrow Why?at wrote:You're quite right Mr T, I'm not sure about Shanghai but it's the starting point for a Cruise which looks very appealing!
As for making friends, you know full well that I've never been in to that! ...



Why?

Can anyone please explain to me in three-letter words why they want to drag these sordid affairs into the limelight, donkey's years after the bloke is dead? http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-41503143 ...

Red wind warning extended across Ireland over Hurricane Ophe

Red wind warning extended across Ireland over Hurricane Ophelia
The Irish national meteorological service, Met Eireann, on Sunday evening
upgraded the entire country to a status red wind alert over Hurricane ...

Life sentences for killer-drivers in uk

This is being brought in..... https://www.theguardian.com/law/2017/oct/14/drivers-who-kill-may-now-face-life-sentence Do we think it will be a deterrent/or is it 'wait and see' ? ...

How to fight a war.

. https://www.facebook.com/seen.everything/videos/1361301117307755/ ...

Cockles and Mussels alive, alive ohh

An interesting twist on climate change?
"Oysters and mussels produce 'ridiculous' levels of gasses causing climate change"
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2017/10/13/oysters-mussels-produce-ridiculous-leve ...

Why is Friday 13th considered bad luck?

Why is Friday 13th considered bad luck?
It's Friday 13th, the most cursed day in the calendar - allegedly - where
everything is fated to go wrong. But where did we get the idea that it's a date
when bad ...

Yorkshire seeks independence

Because they have a greater population than Wales and something similar to Scotland, some politicians want to apply for Yorkshire independence. Perhaps they want Jeremy Clarkson as President - he's a Yorkshireman. Any other ...



A Close Call

27,000 miles. Not a lot really. About a tenth the distance to the moon?
" Asteroid 2012 TC4 to pass ‘damn close’ to Earth tomorrow and give rare chance to test planet's space defences"
http://www.telegraph.co. ...

Michigan must be a frightening place to live

What appalling decisions by a judge..... http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41556542 It must truly be frightening to live in Michigan when those officially appointed to administer justice do something like this... ...

Teacher

Afternoon Just got back from two weeks in Cyprus went out this morning To buy my two papers the marvellous daily mail and glorious sun And a woman school teacher has had sex with a fifteen year old boy She got sixteen mo ...

"The calm before the storm"

At a photo session on Thursday evening Trump which called "the calm before the storm" and when he was asked what he was referring to replied "wait and see". Any suggestions about what might be coming up? Revealing he's ...

Catalonia Referendum

milano wrote:The thought crossed my mind: "if that's how they can treat their own people, EU citizens in an EU country, what treatment can we Brits living in Catalonia or indeed any other Spanish province, who will be 'thi ...

Define a killer, please.

Stephen Paddock killed ~50 concert-goers in Las Vegas and has been called a gunman Salman Ramadan Abedi killed 23 people in Manchester Arena after a concert and has been called a terrorist What is the difference betwee ...

Cyprus supermarket variations

A CM article about the results of a recent CPS survey into supermarket prices here:
"Supermarket survey finds wide variation in prices."
http://cyprus-mail.com/2017/10/05/supermarket-survey-finds-wide-variati ...



Guilty verdict for serial speeder and former Disy MP

Quote: Guilty verdict for serial speeder and former Disy MP
Former Disy MP Andreas Themistocleous was found guilty on Wednesday by Nicosia district court for two counts of speeding and for violating a traffic signal.< ...

More incredible photography

I've just watched the TED video
Quote:Photographer Levon Biss was looking for a new, extraordinary subject when one afternoon he and his young son popped a ground beetle under a microscope and discovered the wondrous ...

Las Vegas Massacre - 50+ killed.

"Las Vegas shooting: Mandalay Bay massacre leaves more than 50 dead in worst attack in US history - latest news

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/02/las-vegas-strip-shooting-multiple-casualties-reporte ...

Jobless figures plunge

Quote:Jobless figures plunge as government goes hard on undeclared labour
The government’s pledge to clamp down on undeclared labour appears to have helped reduce the number of registered unemployed considerably last ...

New book titles?

The Joy Of Sax Cheers Steve ...

SF fan? Blade Runner 2049. Looks good.

5*s http://www.telegraph.co.uk/films/0/blade-runner-2049-review-one-spectacular-provocative-profound/ ...

Auctions on foreclosed properties

Reported in Cyprus Mail that auctions of foreclosed properties are increasingly ineffective. Non-performing loans account for 23 billion euros. Between April-June there were only 477 foreclosures raising just 94.5 million ...





Scuba Diving magazine underwater photo winners

Some incredible photos
...

Trump praises Turkey’s Erdogan as a friend

Trump praises Turkey’s Erdogan as a friend
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised Turkey’s President Tayyip
Erdogan as a friend despite tensions between the two countries over Turkish
security ...

Archbishop says homosexuals need no apology from church

Quote: Archbishop says homosexuals need no apology from church
The church should not apologise to homosexuals for the way it has treated them in the past as this would encourage them to keep straying from the path of ...

Don't make any plans for Sunday!

Apparently the 'rapture' is on Saturday. :shock:
Quote:
The world as we know it is about to end — again — if you believe this biblical doomsday claim
A few years ago, NASA senior space scientist David M ...

What a laugh!!

Two news stories that make me smile but also worry me just a tad! What looked to be a well-attended meeting of the Liopetri Hunters Association to protest about what they consider the exhorbitant fines imposed on poacher ...

Tombraider

Looks like they're starting again after Angelina Jolie's efforts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ndhidEmUbI ...

And he is not even a Cypriot!

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-41306906 ...

Goodbye Cassini

"The US-led Cassini probe to Saturn will destroy itself in the coming hours."
http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-41207827 ...

Malaria outbreaks reported in the north

http://in-cyprus.com/malaria-outbreaks-reported-in-the-north/ ...

Today was the day...

Yep after much running around over the past few weeks we took our daughter to Uni and she left the family home. Have to say it's a strange old mix of emotions - happy & proud yet strangely gutted in other ways!! I ...

Parsons Green: Man arrested over Tube bombing

Quote:An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of a terror offence in connection with Friday's attack on a London Tube train.
The man was held in Dover on Saturday and taken to a Kent police station - he will ...

How posting on Facebook could send you to jail

How posting on Facebook could send you to jail
Is your last post on Facebook going to land you in jail?
It might do if it ruins a criminal trial. And the government is now looking for
evidence of whether ...

Free Speech! (how effective it is is debateable)

http://cyprus-mail.com/2017/09/10/mice-men-best-plans-financial-cover-ups/ One of the best articles I have recently read. ...

Resisting UK Arms Dealers gets pacifists arrested

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/11/over-100-arrested-for-blocking-firms-setting-up-stands-at-london-arms-fair Morals out the window for profit. ...


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