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Carillion in Cyprus

Carilllion has a half-completed UK defence project worth £90M in Cyprus. It seems probable that work will temporarily stop on it as the MoD sort things out with the local contractors. As the MoD will probably reorganise the ...



Job Losses in the City not as bad as Project Fear

Mr Tibbs wrote: Woodrow Why?at wrote: Mr Tibbs wrote: Woodrow Why?at wrote: clive of payia wrote:Can you Remainers take any more good news? Job Losses in the City not as bad as Project Fear painted them . Read about more g ...

Blue Monday

Thought by "Experts" to be the most depressing day of the year. :cry: From the pages of the glorious Sun :D :wink: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2549098/blue-monday-2018-most-depressing-day-year/ ...

UK Open Banking begins

"A fundamental change to the way people can bank, manage and spend their money in the digital world is under way."
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42655716 ...

Food bank

Afternoon We had to go shopping again today as the family are coming to dinner Sunday And as per usual us to senile old wrinkles forgot some things Anyway the point I’m making is Sainsbury’s in St Albans has a food bank ...

Oops!

"Passenger plane skids off runway and gets stuck on cliff edge in Turkey"

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/14/passenger-plane-skids-runway-gets-stuck-cliff-edge-turkey/ ...

HEY.!

To all you ex forces chaps out there. Have you seen the Armys new 'inclusive' recruitment video.? Apparently its because the demographic has changed, they want to appeal to a different spectrum. So imagine a special forces ...

Ebac

My ebac has stopped switching on. Does anyone know of anybody that can repair it, someone specialised preferably. Alternatively, who sells them.? Thanks in anticipation. ...





Frozen Atlantic Ocean! (video)

Amazing video of frozen Atlantic Ocean! (video)
The residents of the state of Massachusetts in the US recorded some
unbelievable footage of a frozen Atlantic ocean! As the sub-zero
temperatures and the ...

Don't even think about complaining...

Brit estate agent jailed in Dubai for angry WhatsApp message!
A British estate agent has spoken of his “nightmare” of being jailed in
Dubai for sending a WhatsApp message to a car salesman he had bought
...

Blue moon........you saw me standin’ alone..

Badger! 31st Jan. First blue moon total eclipse in 150 years: https://science.howstuffworks.com/first-blue-moon-total-eclipse-in-150-years-happening-this-month.htm ...

What's everyone's opinion on this...

Smart-phones..... http://cyprus-mail.com/2018/01/06/smartphones-taken-lives-video/ Personally I think it will be the yet-to-be-born who will relegate these to the uses they should be, rather a 24/7 necessity, ...

Sahara Desert covered in 15 inches of SNOW (Incredible Pictu

Sahara Desert covered in 15 inches of SNOW (Incredible Pictures)
HEAVY snow has covered the Sahara Desert in a freak winter weather storm.
More than 15 inches (40cm) has blanketed sand dunes across the small to ...

Niagra Falls


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Don't Panic!

Quote: 19,000-pound space lab falling "uncontrolled" back to Earth
It’s pretty common for old satellites and other “space junk” to come falling back down to Earth. While hundreds of pieces of debris come down each ye ...



The beautiful white cliffs of Dover

Our current view. :shock:
...

Citric acid in foods comes from lemons, right? - wrong!

When life gives you lemons, ask for black mold instead
Industrial food ingenuity has made it so that citric acid can be created from Aspergillus niger, a common black mold. You’ve likely heard of how dangerous black mo ...

why live in cyprus

firstly if in wrong section or not allowed, sorry
can anyone tell me why people live in cyprus but hate it?
after coming to cyprus for the last 14 years, relying on staying with friends or holiday companies/hotel ...

Wife's diet.

mouse wrote:She hit me again for no reason
After the Christmas period meals my wife said " She's going on a diet to lose 10lbs of ugly fat."
All I said was
" Are you going to chop your head off."
A rose by any other name ....

Quote:Quote:Pro-Bell End petition overtakes campaign to change Black Country street name
A campaign by residents of Bell End to change the name of their road appears to have hit the buffers – after a rival petition la ...

S. & N. Korea joint Olympics team?

Quote: South Korea offers to talk with North on Olympic cooperation
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Tuesday offered high-level talks with rival North Korea to find ways to cooperate on next month’s Winter Oly ...

EU/UK negotiations

There have been many discussions here about the referendum - whether it right or wrong to hold a referendum, the result, the future of the Uk out of the EU, etc., (and probably will continue elsewhere). But, in the EU/UK neg ...



Fireworks

Having looked at some of the magnificent firework displays over the Net, it set me wondering. I was not able to find reliable facts and figures of the annual worldwide consumption of fireworks, nor their materials of constru ...

Political Correctness gone mad!

Quote:Policy analysts at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta were told of the list of forbidden words at a meeting Thursday with senior CDC officials who oversee the budget, according to an analyst who ...

½-Cypriot spits in Theresa's eye

Andrew Adonis, Lord Adonis, whose father was a Cypriot émigré, and was a former Labour minister, has quit as chair of the government-backed National Infrastructure Commission in protest at Theresa May’s management of Brexit, ...

Muslim restaurant

Quote: ‘No one eats alone’: Muslim-owned restaurant offers free Christmas meal for homeless, elderly
The London restaurant's offer started with a simple note, handwritten on a sheet of white paper.
“No one eats ...

Gone but not forgotten - who died in 2017

Who died in the past 12 months?
Take a look at some of the famous faces no longer with us at the end
of 2017.... []
Cheers
Steve ...

How was yours?

Hi folks, Well you're probably sick of turkey, maxed out on sprouts and had just a couple of drinks by now... so how was your Christmas?? In the UK at the moment and it's certainly nippy - had a light covering of sno ...

It sure looks a lot like Christmas!

It sure looks a lot like Christmas!
From lights to colourful markets, the world is all lit up to celebrate the
holiday cheer!
Here are images from around the world.... []
Cheers
Steve ...



2017 Quiz Of The Year - Part One

2017 Quiz Of The Year - Part One
How well do you remember the stories and people in the news this year?
Test your memory of 2017 in our four-part Christmas quiz - 52 questions for
52 weeks of the year. ...

Ordinary chap from Barnsley. One of the silent majority.

Labour has not represented the working class since the 70s. Traitor party interested in virtuous posturing and then back to their islington dinner parties. https://youtu.be/U8WsTceUA7w ...

BBC News

At this moment, the BBC website has 14 items on the top news. Only ONE concerns the UK: that there is a minor prop shaft leak on an aircraft carrier that will be fixed in a couple of days. BRITISH Broadcasting Corporation ...

5 weird Christmas foods from around the world

5 weird Christmas foods from around the world
Christmas may have you licking your lips at the thought of roast and all the
trimmings. But not everyone around the world tucks into a turkey, cranberry
sau ...

Super Granny with 15 children celebrates 103rd Birthday!

Super Granny with 15 children celebrates 103rd Birthday!
She has 15 children and 232 grandchildren!
Eleni Hatjihanna celebrated her 103rd birthday on Monday and she
celebrated with all members of her fa ...

Glorious sun

Morning Rod Liddle writes a very good article about trump in today’s glorious sun The mail is all about the remainders in the Tory party Stabbing ole sexy legs in the back for a lot of them voting with labour And one las ...

Brexit: EU leaders agree to move talks onto next stage

Mr Tibbs wrote: Kwacka wrote:Regarding the second round of talks, the (elected) EU Council have shown their hand for some reason.
Para 1 seems to be saying "We want our £39billion (+) payment enshrined in law, before ...





BITCOIN

Just reading in the financial tomes that had anyone invested £1000 during 2010 in BITCOIN it would now be worth...... £237,000,000 :shock: ...

Dispatch From Lesbos


(Longish read) ...

Corbyn again

Evening There is a very good article in today’s marvellous daily mail It’s called guy Adams investigates it’s about March of cotbyns storm troopers don’t no how to put it on here Keep smiling Pete ...

Democrat defeats Roy Moore in Alabama race, dealing setback

Democrat defeats Roy Moore in Alabama race, dealing setback to Trump
Doug Jones has become the first Democrat in 25 years to win a US Senate
seat for Alabama after a bitter campaign against Republican Roy Moor ...

EU warns British airlines on post-Brexit flying

EU warns British airlines on post-Brexit flying
British airlines will lose all flying rights the European Union has negotiated
with third countries as well as those negotiated by individual EU states... []

EU to offer Brits chance to remain EU citizens after Brexit

EU negotiators will offer British people the chance to individually opt-in and remain EU citizens as a proposal in Brexit negotiations, the European Parliament’s chief negotiator has confirmed.
...

Brexiteers Moaners or Whingers.

Yes Woody - you've got it at last! UKIP would have continued campaigning in future elections on an EU exit policy, within the electoral system. As they always have. Assuming the UK actually does manage to leave (don' ...

Membership of a Golf Club v Membership of the EU.

There are a lot of golfers on this forum. For those Brexiteers who are moaning about the "Bully " EU. To make thinks simple for you I done some similar aspects for you. 1/ You apply to join a Golf Club. ...

Christmas Drinks...

Hi folks, We were doing some Christmas shopping the other day and spotted some drinks that reminded us of Christmas' past. Babycham & Snowball's :D Our parents always used to get a few in for Christmas - read ...

Interesting WW I article

Quote: Lloyd George’s Christmas present to the British people
On 11 December 1917 celebratory peals in London and the Vatican announced Britain’s first significant land victory in World War One.
http://cyprus-ma ...

9 times Christmas lights went very, very wrong

9 times Christmas lights went very, very wrong
One of the best things about Christmas is the decorating that goes into it.
Whether at home or out on the street, the bright lights are guaranteed to
bright ...

Charles Jenkins article (Obit)

Given that North Korea is in the news so much nowadays, what I found to be an interesting article from today's DT:
"Charles Jenkins dies aged 77: The depressed US army defector who lived 'a dog's life' in North Korea ...

Winter energy crisis

Looks like it could be a long, cold and expensive winter back in the UK.
"The shutdown of the North Sea’s most important oil and gas pipeline system has been compounded by an explosion at a major gas processing facili ...

Cuba

Evening City investors and bankers are moving hundreds of millions of pounds Out of England according to today’s marvellous daily mail They are worried Jeremy Corbyn will turn Britain into Cuba without the sunshine as I’v ...


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