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|Does the UN have a future?? |
| Whilst the ethos behind the UN is a good one is there any reason why
it should continue if in many cases it proves to be completely ineffective??
So frustrating seeing the massacre taking place in Syria right now and
fr ... |
|DHL chicken out. |
| It seems we aren’t the only people who have problems with them:
http://www.bbc.com/news/business-43124259 ... |
|Cash pours in for bargain hunter as £15 broken teapot fetche |
| We have been using an aluminium teapot we bought as newly-weds 59 years ago. It is never washed and the inside has a crud which must be 2-3 mm thick. We use loose tea, not the bandaged rubbish, currently M&S Extra Strong ... |
|Corruption Perception Index, 2017 |
| Transparency International have released the Corruption Perception index for 2017 Index.|
Cyprus is in 45nd place (57 points), along with Czech Republic, Dominica, and Spain. Top, with a score of 89, is New Zealand.
|The wonderful tabloids! |
| From the Irish newspaper The Herald:-|
The reactions https://www.buzz.ie/latest/herald-apologise-mistake-wardrobe-ad-273920 ...
|Marvellous daily mail |
There is a very good article about Corbyn it’s called
At best he’s guilty of such naivety he shouldn’t be allowed out
Without a nanny it’s by joe Haines press secretary to Harold Wilson
Pete ... |
|British High Commissioner visit to Larnaca |
| Any feedback from the meeting last week in Larnaca?
KIZI ... |
|Deadline to return old paper £10 notes fast approaching |
| Deadline to return old paper £10 notes fast approaching |
At least £2.1bn worth of old £10 notes need to be spent or exchanged before
they cease to be legal tender, the Bank of England says.
The deadline t ...
I am not looking for praise or sympathy but I must tell you what happened
To my little girl this morning she was cleaning the toilet Dow stairs
When an ornament fell of the cupboard and landed on her head point ... |
|From a freak Brexit baby to dancing little rocket man |
| Quote:From a freak Brexit baby to dancing little rocket man|
Theresa May also came in for a ribbing in a quite gruesome float in Düsseldorf. The British prime Minister has just given birth to ...
|One for Pete |
| 'No job because I'm a Brit' Trucker told firm ONLY hires migrants. |
|How many more? |
| Another 17 students are killed in school:|
It's something like the sixth or seventh this year that has resulted in deaths/injury!
The right to bear arms is so entrenched in the American psyche I don't think
|Place of Interest |
| Hi Does any body have any idea what the building next to MCDONALDS
on the way out of PARALIMNI is going to be,it looks like some sort
government building, ???
|The biter bit |
| South African lions eat 'poacher' :lol:
Bravo, the lions! ... |
|Advice on Gas Central Heating UK |
| Hi folks,
Well this year looks like it's carrying on where the last one left off and
currently everything that can break down is breaking down :roll:
Anyway so am just looking for advice on replacing a combi centra ... |
|Sun newspaper |
| No polite way to say this Pete but your statement 're benefits is just not true
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/uk-migration-six-myths-about-immigration-debu ... |
On good morning Britain this morning they put up a hornets nest about these girls they had four girls on there from different events they all said they enjoyed there jobs an we’re well paid for doing it the boxing p ... |
|EU citizenship rights, post Brexit |
| An interesting case being brought before the Dutch courts.|
"Five UK nationals are going to court in the Netherlands in a campaign to keep their EU citizenship after Brexit."
|Wow. A few revelations here. |
| Richard Pryor, Marvin Gaye ( :lol: ), Marlon Brando, Trump (they will like that one) and an eye-opener about the Beatles.|
A bit graphic in parts for the sensitive.
|Why I disagree with Trump supporters |
This article says it all in trumps (pun intended!). ... |
|Can you help |
| I am trying to trace Lee the Poolman. I think he stays in the protaris area ... |
|Brexit: Britons take EU rights bid to Dutch court |
| Brexit: Britons take EU rights bid to Dutch court |
Five UK nationals are going to court in the Netherlands in a campaign to keep
their EU citizenship after Brexit.
They want a Dutch judge to press the Eur ...
|Dow Jones posts worst one-day point drop in history |
| Quote: Stock market roller coaster: Dow sinks 1,175 points; worst single-day point drop ever |
The Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 1,100 points Monday as stocks took their worst loss in 6 1/2 years. Two d ...
|Taiwan earthquake: People trapped in Hualien |
| Taiwan earthquake: People trapped in Hualien |
A powerful 6.4 magnitude earthquake has damaged buildings in the Taiwanese
city of Hualien, media reports say.
The tremor struck at 23:50 (15:50 GMT) about 20 ...
|Gizza job |
| Who could do this.|
Well I recorded the trump interview with piers Morgan last night
And I watched it this morning well there economy is up
Unemployment is down more women have jobs
The black African American has more jobs
Chrysle ... |
|Speeding - leeway or not? |
| Drivers should be punished for speeding even if they only go 3mph over the |
limit, Britain’s roads policing chief has said.
Anthony Bangham, the chief constable of West Mercia and the lead for the
|The UK Dream Ticket? |
| I read in the marvelous mail (sic ) that the British 'Dream Ticket' are poised to take over if May fails to build a wall round the UK (with the EU paying, of course).|
Prime Minister - Boris Johnson
Home Secretar ...
|Tide out in Larnaca |
| 2diffs wrote:|
Tides like daily high and low in the UK do not happen here, but there are monthly variations which produce a high and low. Woe "betide" the careless weekend sailor who neglects to leave some slack in h ...
There is a very good article in today’s marvellous mail on Sunday
It’s by Stephen pollard the editor of the Jewish chronicle
It’s called snowflakes there today’s fascists
Well worth a look if they don’t take this ... |
|Any ideas? |
| Many thanks Steve. Need to get some dental floss tomorrow as this seems to be the most popular method. Will let you know how I get on. ... |
|cyta broadband |
| anyone had problems with cyta broadband the last few days? last night tv kept freezing & breaking up and laptop kept losing connection.
tonight tv is just as bad but laptop has stayed connected.
driving us mad wa ... |
|Cancer: the beginning of the end? |
| Have to post it all I'm afraid. Sounds very promising.|
"Cancer jab that eliminates tumours even after they've spread will start human trials
A cancer jab that can eliminate tumours even when they have spread t ...
|Russian biker completes round Cyprus trip in 3 days |
| Russian biker completes round Cyprus trip in 3 days |
A RUSSIAN ATHLETE has completed a round Cyprus bike-ride in just three and a
half days, covering 600 kilometres.
Sergey Severin started from Limassol a ...
|Treasury Finally Admits Pre-Brexit Predictions Were Wrong |
| "Apocalyptic predictions of Britain’s economy collapsing in the event of a vote for Britain to leave the European Union produced by the treasury are no longer valid, a senior civil servant has said."
Now ... |
|'Humanity Star' |
| Quote: Rocket Lab's secret launch revealed as 'Humanity Star' resembling giant disco ball |
The secret payload on Rocket Lab's recently launched electron rocket has been revealed.
It's a New Zealand-made geodesic ...
|Argaka Dam overflows on Friday evening |
| Argaka Dam overflows on Friday evening |
As a result of the recent downpours the dam in Argaka overflowed on Friday
evening to the joy of residents in the area.
At a time when the amount of water contained ...
|Nutella 'riots' spread across French supermarkets |
| Nutella 'riots' spread across French supermarkets |
A discount on Nutella has led to violent scenes in a chain of French
supermarkets, as shoppers jostled to grab a bargain on the sweet spread.
|Facebook to prioritize ‘trustworthy’ news based on surveys |
| Facebook to prioritize ‘trustworthy’ news based on surveys |
Facebook Inc will prioritize “trustworthy” news in its feed of social media posts,
using member surveys to identify high-quality outlets and fight sen ...
|Scottish fraternity |
| A happy Burn's night to you all!
We cheated and had our supper last Saturday. You can't beat that Haggis, tatties and neeps. Washed down with a dram or two of course.
Some ... |
|Changes at SKY |
| "Sky to do away with satellite dishes as it moves to online broadcasting." |
|Seal joins swimmers in sea off Kato Paphos |
| Seal joins swimmers in sea off Kato Paphos |
One of the two rare Mediterranean monk seals who made an appearance in the
summer of 2016, off the coast of Kato Paphos, has returned.
The seal wa ...
|UKip NEC |
| Kwacka wrote:Who, here, has said they don't agree with that the UK should now leave the EU?|
Several have said that they don't like the result I but don't recall anybody saying it should be ignored. Several have said t ...
|Hawaii missile alert standdown delayed by forgotten login |
| You may recall that 10 days ago Hawaii was warned of a false incoming missile attack with an added "this is not a drill", and the message was not corrected for 38 minutes. |
I understand that a computer touchscreen had ...
|Troodos snowy scenes for visitors [Video] |
| Troodos snowy scenes for visitors [Video] |
Whilst dense fog and hail prevailed in Troodos yesterday, visitors over the past
weekend were presented with an enchanting white landscape. Visitors from all
|International Space Station & Cyprus school |
| There is always an astronaut who holds an amateur radio license on the International Space Station and they communicate with other amateurs on earth, especially schools (the ARISS program).|
There will be a connection b ...
|Glorious sun newspaper |
Very good letters in the letter section of today’s glorious sun
They are saying Sadiq khan should mind his own business about trump
And worry about the knife crimes in London I’ve got some friends
Keep smiling ... |
|Cancer blood test breakthrough |
| "Scientists have taken a step towards one of the biggest goals in medicine - a universal blood test for cancer." |
|Drone rescues swimmers in Australia in world first |
| Drone rescues swimmers in Australia in world first |
A drone rescued two swimmers off an Australian beach on Thursday, a world
first for the fast-developing technology that seems perfectly suited to saving
|Statistics rant (longish) - or Boris demands 2p for the NHS |
| Having some knowledge (albeit) of research methodology and statistics, I get really annoyed when people glibly produce statistical information without providing a source - it merely shows that they've got no idea what th ... |