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Euronews on Cyprus’ flamingos (video)

Euronews on Cyprus’ flamingos (video)
Euronews has published a story on the flamingos who visit Cyprus’ lakes
every winter.
“Greater Flamingo, the largest of six species of the pink bird, have returned ...



Theresa May: leaked video + Phil jokes

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wlwde7q30cI . ...

Britons in EU could be forced to retake driving tests

Quote:No-deal Brexit: Britons in EU could be forced to retake driving tests
Britons living in the EU may be forced to retake their driving test if they do not swap their British licence for a European one before Brexit ...

Google Street View finally available for Cyprus

Google Street View finally available for Cyprus

Google Street View is finally available for Cyprus following a Nicosia
municipality and a RISE Research Centre collaboration.
According to philenews ...

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
Cyprus’ 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:
Cheers
Steve ...

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) – 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 recently: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVTQgzkrRNc Cheers Steve ...

Drone reports temporarily halt flights from London’s Heathro

Drone reports temporarily halt flights from London’s Heathrow
LONDON (Reuters) – Flights from London’s Heathrow airport were halted for
about an hour on Tuesday after reports of a drone sighting near Europe’s ...

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 Greece’s 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 — a new breed of hyper-partisan news sites has the government worried.
LONDON — 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/ ...

Cruising: a longer holiday than planned

"......Officers found 20-22lb (9-10kg) of the drug "ingeniously concealed" in false compartments in four suitcases............."
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-birmingham-46521026 ...

Paphos Airport to Larnaca

Hello, 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 ...

Britain’s first-ever licensed ethnic radio station celebrate

Britain’s 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

Enjoy! 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.
...

Hallelujah

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-england-london-46321715/thieves-knocked-off-mopeds-by-police-in-london 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 ...

Britain’s opposition Labour Party plots overthrow of capital

Britain’s opposition Labour Party plots overthrow of capitalism
The British Labour Party’s 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? Cheers 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 “scaremongering” 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 €7 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 ...


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