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'Ain't that Good News'..........,Sam Cooke

That despicable 'payday loan' company Wonga, who preyed on the needs, and ignorance, of desperate people, has gone into liquidation! \:D/ \:D/ They charged interest rates that even the Krays would have been embarrassed ...



Trump calls for CNN boss Jeff Zucker to be fired

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-45357329 Since when could the executive, POTUS, interfere with corporate management? He chose his moment well when the person in question was on sick leave but I hope he will respond in k ...

Brexit: MoD fears need for new port in Cyprus

Quote:Brexit: MoD fears need for new port in Cyprus to serve RAF Akrotiri
Britain would have to spend tens of millions of pounds building a port to service its military base in Cyprus after a no-deal Brexit, officials ...

Guidance notes for "No deal" Brexit

Does anyone have a link to get to the Guidance Notes issued yesterday? I'd like to read them and have tried various places without success. Thanks KIZI ...

Hard Brexit

I just read in the Cyprus Mail that in the event of a no-deal Brexit, UK citizens living in the EU may lose access to their UK bank accounts. That would cause me a problem; I would have to contact my pension providers and ge ...

Mr Hulot on holiday?

French Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot has resigned on live radio, in a dramatic announcement that caught even President Emmanuel Macron by surprise. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-45329573 So Monsieur Hulot ca ...

Brits living in EU could lose access to UK accounts if no de

It's a perfect example of fake news, project fear at it's worse. Nobody can say it will never happen, it's a 100%% worst case scenario s are a lot of remainer type scares. Of course if we all die tomorrow it will never ...

UK plastic bag charge to double.

"The (current) charge has been hailed by environmentalists for achieving a 85 per cent reduction in plastic bag since October 2015, when the scheme was first introduced in England.
Last year the charge raised £58mi ...





Deadline for Brexit deal delayed Telegraph reports

Deadline for Brexit deal delayed Telegraph reports
The deadline for the United Kingdom and the European Union to reach an
agreement on the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU was extended by four
weeks, ...

Most annoying things people do on flights

Most annoying things people do on flights
When you’re squished into a tin can with hundreds of other people at 35,000
feet, there’s certain etiquette you should be sure to follow. Keep your socks
on, pe ...

Facebook posts ‘disappearing’

Facebook posts ‘disappearing’
Facebook posts appear to be deleting themselves, even after people have
posted them, the Independent has reported.
It said that numerous people have reported that they hav ...

Brexiteers fume at Hammond’s ‘no deal’ warning

Brexiteers fume at Hammond’s ‘no deal’ warning
British Finance Minister Philip Hammond came under renewed criticism from
pro-Brexit lawmakers on Friday for warning that leaving the European Union
with ...

domes

Hi can anyone tell me what are the two domes which can be seen from the Sotira to Paralimni road on the right hand side thankyou ...

Fish and chips

Yesterday, I bought two pieces of gorgeous looking frozen cod for our evening meal. It was cooked strictly according to the instructions. As sometimes before, the fish looked wonderful on the plate but was without a milligra ...

Trump's lawyer pleads guilty to campaign & tax charges

WOW :!: :!: Standby for tweets from Trump: "liar!...looser!..failure!..." ...



Morrisons launches beer battered halloumi as the brand jumps

Morrisons launches beer battered halloumi as the brand jumps on the UK’s obsession with the cheese
Whether talk or emergency rations were true or false, the UK is now the
biggest consumer of halloumi outside o ...

Brexit and British Chefs.

Apparently the British Chefs call Brexit. The Great British Break off. :wink: ...

News???

Quote:Moped driver injured in Nicosia collision
August 20, 2018 at 11:52am
A man is in hospital in Nicosia after a collision that occurred at 10 am on Monday at the junction of Dighenis Akritas Avenue and Kallipo ...

A bit of fun

badger wrote:Aye, we're not posh us northerners we'll talk to any bugger eh Steve. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
True and funny this as I was on the tube once and this is just what happpened :lol:
Cheers
St ...

How to have a luxury holiday in Ayia Napa in Cyprus away fro

How to have a luxury holiday in Ayia Napa in Cyprus away from the parties
Mirror journalist reviews luxury hotel Olympic Lagoon Resort in Ayia Napa as she
discovers a new side to Cyprus’ party resort!
It ...

"Doing what Brits abroad do best"

Quote:The British retire to Cyprus for a quiet life, sitting on their porch they quickly become bored and look for something to occupy their time, and the devil makes work… so they end up turning their attention to their nei ...

Brits Abroad!

You couldn't make it up! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6055135/British-grandmother-81-claims-trip-Benidorm-ruined-rude-locals.html?ito=facebook_share_article-home ...



Trump signs defense policy bill suspending sale of F-35 jets

Trump signs defense policy bill suspending sale of F-35 jets to Turkey
US President Donald Trump has approved a defense budget law delaying the
delivery of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey.
The $716 billion J ...

Another one for the comedians to moan about.................

Quote: Cyprus’ fears over migrant scheme are justified
The EU couldn't organise a piss up in a brewery
https://cyprus-mail.com/2018/08/14/our-view-cyprus-fears-over-migrant-scheme-are-justified/ ...

Westminster car crash: Man arrested as pedestrians injured

Westminster car crash: Man arrested as pedestrians injured
Two people have been injured after a car crashed into security barriers
outside the Houses of Parliament.
Officers were seen surrounding the veh ...

California fires

The view from above:
...

Pension problems for ex-pats after Brexit?

Mouse Don’t you think standard life is a billionaire outfit they even had there own bank until they sold it to Barclays Pete ...

A bit of 50’s nostalgia: hunched over the crackling radio

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0076rwk?ns_mchannel=email&ns_source=pan_solus&ns_campaign=PANUK_SOT_32_SFI_SatKermodeSecretsOfCinema&ns_linkname=bbcradio4extra_dandareweek32scififantasy_scififantasy&ns_fee= ...

Here's one for Clive and all the Dodo's who slated him......

Quote:Brussels 'prepares a Brexit climbdown and is set to agree the UK can stay in the EU single market for goods without having to accept free movement'
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6042765/EU-offer-UK-stay ...



Question, questions, questions :-)

Hi all, my son and his wife are looking to rent for 3 weeks in late Sept thru to Oct., 2019 (dates are flexible). At present he has emailed me an apt., in Oroklini but as I have no knowledge at all of the area I would welco ...

Its Not All Gloom & Doom

From Breibart London. BREXIT BOOM: Trade Exports Hit Record High as UK Prepares for Global Trade Deals
British trade exports have defied expectations by hitting a record high of £616 billion as international trade secr ...

For Dedicated Remainers Only

Courtesy of John Redwood MP. "Here’s a paradox. Ask the UK Treasury for money for schools or social care or defence and they say there isn’t any. Ask the Treasury for more money for the EU, and they say how much would t ...

Trump baby blimp....

This is what is possibly going to be "welcoming" the Trumpster to the UK :D
...

'Should have known better'........Jim Diamond

On the Celebrity edition of 'The Chase' last Sunday, one of the contestants was asked, "What is the only bank that issues bank notes that are legal tender in England and Wales?" The answer given was, "The Scottish Bank!" ...

New Path !

Lot of workers down Giorki Papadopolou St. From the dangerous T. Junction down to bottom by Tomato field in Kapparis. Hope this is the new path we were promised a couple of years ago. ...

Do You Remember Dewhurst The Butchers?

Dewhurst the high street butcher kept the UK well supplied with meat and poultry etc. during the war and up to the mid 90's. It was part of the then Vestey Group. They sourced their supplies from such South American coun ...





'Change your mind's'.......The Killers

Just imagine, and I know there are some on here who like to Cruise, if the Ship you're on is sailing in to choppy waters and the Captain says "It will be a little bit turbulent, but I think it will be ok, what do you think?" ...

EU says 'No' to Chequers plan.

Kwacka wrote:As I said to ethel, if you like Trump so much, why don't you move to the US?
Can we please have this stuff in its own OP? I’m gettin’ nowhere. :evil:
:D ...

Mars to reach closest point to Earth since 2003 on Tuesday

Mars to reach closest point to Earth since 2003 on Tuesday
Mars will on Tuesday be closer, and therefore brighter, than it has been since
2003, and closer and brighter than it will be again until 2035.
T ...

The Beano

Just read that the Beano celebrates its 80th birthday, happy memories of waiting for the weekly pocket money, run round to the sweetshop, to get the weekly comic.. after reading it many times you might swop it with a mates ...

"Secrets of Silicon Valley"

Watched this last night https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b091zhtk It goes a long way to explaining Trump, Brexit, and possibly Provox! ...

Geraint wins.

Well done to Geraint Thomas on a fantastic win of Le Tour de France.
Brilliant win for Sky.
...

Emir of Quatar UK visit

Quote: Angry protests greet Qatar emir in London
Cairo: Qatar’s Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani has started a visit to Britain amid protests over his country’s support for terrorism.
Opponents to the visit plan a ...

UK Heatwave

Temperatures approaching an all-time high: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/07/26/uk-weather-britain-bakes-heatwave-nearing-all-time-record-385c/ ...

Japan floods

Wow! And we complain about the weather. :shock: :oops:
"Japan floods: Scores dead and dozens missing as two million are told to evacuate amid record rains"
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/07/07/least ...

Spain/Gibraltar border

Given all the hoo-ha about the Irish border post-Brexit I notice we've heard nothing about the implications of Brexit on the Spain/Gibraltar border? Is it a similar situation to Ireland and what if any,are the plans, loud vo ...

Babies

I once lived next door to an Irish couple who had six children. When I asked Paddy if they intended to have another he replied that were considering it but...…."Oiv'e just heard that every seventh child born in the World ...

post Brexit trade deals?

I had the same thought about the EU/Japan trade deal, great for EU but not good news for UK, surely shoots down any idea of a UK/Japan trade deal post-Brexit. KIZI ...

Trump invites Putin to USA

Following their Helsinki meeting President Trump has invited Putin to the USA. Be very difficult for Putin to refuse, so we'll see what happens. I'm waiting to see them both, accompanied by their First Ladies strolling down ...

These are the cheapest supermarkets per district in Cyprus!

These are the cheapest supermarkets per district in Cyprus!
The latest price observatory of big supermarkets in all districts has revealed
significant fluctuations in the total price of a basket of goods – ran ...


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