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|What next for BREXIT? |
| BREXIT has been a bit quiet in here recently, so let's liven it up a bit. ... |
|Rainfall creates new home for flamingos in Larnaca |
| Rainfall creates new home for flamingos in Larnaca |
Larnaca flamingos have moved to a new lake in Meneou, Larnaca, which has
been formed by the rainfall of the past few days.
The lake is 1,5 metres deep a ...
|Two rescued pelicans to be released at Akrotiri wetlands (ph |
| Two rescued pelicans to be released at Akrotiri wetlands (photos) |
Having made a full recovery, two pelicans found in a weak state last
November are to be returned to the wild on Friday, the Game Service
|Year-round pictures that show the beauty of Troodos |
| Year-round pictures that show the beauty of Troodos |
Troodos is not only beautiful when covered with snow although given
Cyprusí long, scorching hot summers seeing Troodos dressed in white
never fails t ...
|Brexit Special |
| For those interested in Brexit then this seems to be the current situation:|
|They walk amongst us! Two items from today's news |
| Quote:The Dutch public have been warned it is "strictly ill-advised to lie down on a bomb", after a man did just that for about three hours.|
The man came across an unexploded World War Two device while gardening in the ...
|Assets worth $1 trillion to shift from UK to EU due to Brexi |
| Assets worth $1 trillion to shift from UK to EU due to Brexit |
By Huw Jones
LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) Ė Assets worth nearly 800 billion pounds ($1 trillion)
are being moved from Britain to new financial hub ...
|The beauty of Troodos (video) |
| The beauty of Troodos (video) |
Troodos is calling as skiers in Cyprus gear up to carve the snow capped peaks
of Olympus. There are four lifts, Aphrodite, Hermes, Hera, and Dias as well as a
baby lift. Po ...
|Paralimni Lake 03/01/2019 - Video |
| Hi all,
After the recent rains I thought folks may be interested in this video taken
Steve ... |
|Drone reports temporarily halt flights from Londonís Heathro |
| Drone reports temporarily halt flights from Londonís Heathrow |
LONDON (Reuters) Ė Flights from Londonís Heathrow airport were halted for
about an hour on Tuesday after reports of a drone sighting near Europeís ...
|Ancient Athens in snow (amazing images) |
| Ancient Athens in snow (amazing images) |
Athenians woke up to incredible imagery on Tuesday morning, as many of the
ancient monuments and ruins of Greeceís capital were covered in snow.
The spectacle is r ...
|Why do we celebrate New Year on 1 January? |
| Why do we celebrate New Year on 1 January? |
Just in case you ever wondered...
Each new year is celebrated with fireworks and celebrations around the world.
But how did January end up being the first month ...
|Sorry for the lack of trimmings... |
| Hi folks,
Apologies that this year the forum looks a bit bare in the run up to Christmas
- that was not my intention :D
Long story short - have not been very well over the last couple of weeks,
as mentioned, and hav ... |
|Am I understanding this correctly.......? |
| In Parliament today Jeremy Corbin was castigated for, apparently, mouthing "stupid woman" towards Theresa May!
When, however, he 'explained' that what he had actually said to himself was "stupid people" and was referring ... |
|Meery Xmas |
| Last post today for a while, off to the UK then off to the Caribbean for a 2 week cruise :D
A merry xmas and a happy new year to most fellow posters :wink:
Will try and pop in whilst away, depends how bored I am :D ... |
|No confidence vote trigered for May. |
| Typical back stabbing Tories.
They could have at least waited to see if she could have got something extra from the EU. ... |
|How Britain grapples with nationalist dark web |
| Quote: How Britain grapples with nationalist dark web |
Pro-Brexit, anti-Islam, right-wing populist ó a new breed of hyper-partisan news sites has the government worried.
LONDON ó Walk into Number 10 Downing Str ...
|Trump general Flynn |
| Case postponed for 90 days trump right the fix was in ... |
|Letter to the editor - tax inequity |
| https://cyprus-mail.com/2018/12/16/penalised-by-property-tax-regime/ ... |
|End of an era |
| Well that was it - after 25 years David Dimbleby bows out of Question Time!
A nice gesture by the audience at the end which I think he appreciated and
I for one will miss him chairing the programme. A great achievement c ... |
|Pound now below 1.12...... |
| Kwacka wrote: Woodrow Why?at wrote: DAC wrote:|
Given that it is the same friend who was one of Tony Blairs advisers on Europe, when Blair was PM, and who got me in to Downing Street and met both Blair and his wife, th ...
|Cruising: a longer holiday than planned |
| "......Officers found 20-22lb (9-10kg) of the drug "ingeniously concealed" in false compartments in four suitcases............." |
|Paphos Airport to Larnaca |
I will be flying into Paphos from Dublin next summer, I would prefer to fly to Larnaca but there are no direct flights.
What would be the best way to get to Larnaca from Paphos airport, with a rough cost and time ... |
|'You Don't Know What You're Doing!!!' |
| And so the farce gathers pace and continues! :twisted:
After all the Parliamentary debates last week and the PM, together with her advisers, steadfastly insisting that nothing would stop the Brexit vote going ahead tomor ... |
|Greek cleaning lady jailed for 10 years for faking elementar |
| Greek cleaning lady jailed for 10 years for faking elementary school diploma |
A Greek cleaning lady has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for fibbing about
her elementary school record in a court ruling which ...
|Trump announces John Kelly to leave White House |
| Quote: Trump chief of staff John Kelly to leave White House job |
President Donald Trump has announced that his chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by the end of the year.
There have been persistent repor ...
|Britainís first-ever licensed ethnic radio station celebrate |
| Britainís first-ever licensed ethnic radio station celebrates! |
London Greek Radio (LGR) is celebrating its 29 years as a licensed radio station,
just weeks after its 35th unofficial anniversary.
On 8th O ...
|And now for something completely different |
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkvEp_B5Kq8 ... |
|U.S. prosecutors name Trump in hush payments, detail Russian |
| U.S. prosecutors name Trump in hush payments, detail Russian contacts |
U.S. prosecutors said on Friday President Donald Trump directed his personal
lawyer to make illegal hush payments to two women ahead of the ...
|Life in the Sun |
| Steve - SJD wrote: DAC wrote: Woodrow Why?at wrote: DAC wrote:|
It featured our complex but they didn't like the pool as it was overlooked, dam shame as I didn't particularly like them much either.
Still, hopeful ...
|Nigel Farage Quits UKIP |
| He has quit over the appointment of Tommy Robinson as advisor to the party on Racist issues.
He went on to say that Robinson should never be involved in a Political party.
At least it seems Farage has got some moral ... |
|Brexit. How would you vote now. |
| With what we know now, what way would you vote in the event of another referendum. ... |
|If you like Cruising |
We have booked a great cruise with Marella (TUI) Cruises through Century travel for March 2020.
Fly UK to Barbados to Join the Celebration.
Visiting Castries, St. Lucia.
Paul. ... |
|You mean she has a valid plan??? |
| Quote:Mrs May, who is in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for a G20 summit of world leaders, accused Labour of having no alternative plan. (BBC)|
Nor has she. In fact, her 500-odd page 'plan' is not a plan but a manifesto, larg ...
|Philip Hammond: Brexit will leave UK economy worse off |
| DUH!!! ... |
|Words of Wisdom! |
| Mike Harding
November 25 at 11:08 PM ∑
"Dear Mrs May
I am in France having a break having come here on the train all the way from Settle. I just read your letter to me and the rest of Britain wanting us all to unite be ... |
|Ukraine-Russia sea clash: Captured sailors shown on Russia.. |
| Ukraine-Russia sea clash: Captured sailors shown on Russia TV |
Statements by three captured Ukrainians have been released by Russia's
security service after Russian ships fired on and seized three Ukrainian boa ...
|Britainís opposition Labour Party plots overthrow of capital |
| Britainís opposition Labour Party plots overthrow of capitalism |
The British Labour Partyís would-be finance minister, John McDonnell, has a
message for the world: he is deadly serious about overthrowing capita ...
|Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deal? |
| Hi Folks,
Just interested - did anyone buy any deals on Black Friday or Cyber Monday??
Perhaps you just gave it a miss this year?
Steve ... |
|UK Parliament Brexit Vote |
| Hi folks,
Now that the UK Brexit withdrawal plan has been agreed by the EU it will
go to Parliament for the meaningful vote.
How do you think the UK Parliament will vote on the agreed Brexit plan and
what will be the ... |
|A Letter From Theresa |
| Too any MPs are saying bad things about the deal in particular the extra pages that have appeared.
IDS says that EU members can claim our social benefits from the off. A complete no no for me. I have a feeling TM is being ... |
|UK: Government Accused Of 'Scaremongering' Over Migrant NHS |
| UK: Government Accused Of 'Scaremongering' Over Migrant NHS Fraud |
Few cases of EU insurance card abuse found despite claim of £19m-a-year loss.
The government has been accused of ďscaremongeringĒ for exaggera ...
|Russia fires on and seizes Ukrainian ships near annexed Crim |
| Russia fires on and seizes Ukrainian ships near annexed Crimea |
Russia seized three Ukrainian naval ships off the coast of Russia-annexed
Crimea on Sunday after opening fire on them and wounding several sailors ...
|Bohemian Rhapsody |
| Story of Queen. Anyone seen this film yet?
Went to Kcineplex in Larnaca last night. Excellent film, can recommend it to any 80s music fans. OK, historically slightly inaccurate, but we'll worth the Ä7 OAP ticket.
Oh, ... |
|Oil Price Slump |
| Trump praised Saudi Arabia for their public acknowlegement of the death of Jamal Khoshogi in its Istanbul consulate, calling it a "great step forward". He suggested that there should be sanctions of some kind but they would ... |
|UK Cypriots against Brexit, poll shows |
| UK Cypriots against Brexit, poll shows |
The majority of UK Cypriots are against Brexit, a National Federation of Cypriots
in the UK poll showed.
The Brexit opinion poll showed that 83% of the community is ...
|Gibraltar has worked with Spain on Brexit, chief minister sa |
| Gibraltar has worked with Spain on Brexit, chief minister says |
Gibraltar has worked with Spain to reach agreement over its place in the Brexit
withdrawal agreement, its chief minister said on Friday, adding th ...
|Even More Good Brexit News |
| clive of payia wrote:Spanner. Tell us what we cannot see? We have been asking for over two years for a Remainer to spell it out to us, just one will do.|
Predictions thus far about Brexit have turned out to be false, m ...
|Halloumi Festival a major success in Australia |
| Halloumi Festival a major success in Australia |
When Stelios Angelodemou, president of the Cyprus Community of Melbourne
and Victoria, first conceived the idea of a Halloumi Festival in Melbourne, he