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|May/Corbyn Brexit talks |
| Seems that the first round of talks between the two leaders was 'inconclusive' a polite term for "got nowhere" and the same will probably apply to all the other rounds they have.
I hope Mr Trump has got Airforce 1 standing ... |
|Pence warns Turkey against buying Russian missiles |
| Pence warns Turkey against buying Russian missiles |
US Vice President Mike Pence warned Turkey on Wednesday against buying
a Russian S-400 anti-missile system, keeping up the pressure on its NATO
ally to ...
|Bill to safeguard rights of Britons in Cyprus |
| Quote:Bill to safeguard rights of Britons in Cyprus in event of no deal Brexit goes to House|
The government has submitted draft legislation to parliament to safeguard the rights of Britons living in Cyprus in the event ...
|Brexit: in case anybody missed these |
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|Asprokremmos dam in 2018 compared to 2019 (pictures+video) |
| Asprokremmos dam in 2018 compared to 2019 (pictures+video) |
This year’s increased rainfall has seen a number of dams overflow, including
Asprokremmos — the island’s second largest dam which overflowed for the < ...
|Brexit impact will be felt despite countermeasures, Anastasi |
| Brexit impact will be felt despite countermeasures, Anastasiades says |
President Nicos Anastasiades said Tuesday Cyprus had taken all necessary
measures to dampen the impact of a no-deal Brexit but some effects ...
|Plastic straws – can we ‘break’ the habit? |
| Plastic straws – can we ‘break’ the habit? |
By Panos Christou, Loukia Roumelioti, Kaiti Pittokopiti
In 2015 alone, plastic consumption worldwide totalled a whopping 300 million
metric tonnes, which transl ...
|Meaningful Vote 3 |
| Am I missing something? Forgetting all the nonsense yesterday in the House of Commons, is it still not the case that even if John Bercow allows Mrs May to bring back the MV and it is passed by the Commons, all the EU member ... |
|Erdogan loses Ankara in local elections |
| Turkey local elections: Setback for Erdogan as his party loses capital https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47764393
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|Brexit. Democracy has no Limitations. |
| It's Monday, on Friday it's John's birthday.
4 Friends and I want to take John out for a meal on Friday to celebrate, but we cant decide on a restaurant.
We put it to a vote. 3 friends vote for restaurant A, the f ... |
|The Withdrawl Agreement - a precis |
| Quote:Anyone wanting Brexit negotiations explained in 30 seconds, this is bang-on:|
UK to EU: "So, we have voted to leave"
EU to UK: "That's a shame, OK what's your proposals?"
UK to EU: "We don't have any, ...
|Now that's what I call Brexit... |
| Hate everything about you!
I hate the fact that we breathe the same air!
The Spaniard who blighted my life!
If I could do it all over again, I'd do it all over you! ... |
|French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle at Limassol port |
| French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle at Limassol port |
Charles De Gaulle, the French aircraft carrier, is docked at Limassol port
together with three other warships from the UK, the Netherlands and France. ...
|Heavy rain increasing summer fire risk |
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|Happy Mother's Day! |
| Hope all mothers out there have a relaxing day!|
|Strong earthquake rattles Greece |
| Strong earthquake rattles Greece |
A magnitude 5.3 on the Richter scale earthquake hit southwest of Itea in
Central Greece at 12:46 PM local time (10:46 UTC) on Saturday.
The epicenter was 15 kilometers (9 ...
|S. Rush Electrician |
| Has anyone used the above firm? Or do you know if they are still working in and around Larnaca/Pyla/Oroklini? Seems they do/did everything to do with electricals + property maintenance.
KIZI ... |
|BHC Open letter to Britons resident in the north of Cyprus, |
| Open letter to Britons resident in the north of Cyprus |
British High Commissioner Stephen Lillie gives a Brexit update for UK nationals living in the northern part of Cyprus
I am writing to update you o ...
|Indicative Voting - well that went well! |
| Thankfully after the indicative votes on Wednesday night we now know
that Parliament is split and can't agree on anything - what a surprise :roll:
What a complete and utter shambles :evil:
Steve ... |
|Turkish Lira drops 5% |
| After the country burned a third of its foreign reserves this month shoring up the currency:
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|I Love the Daily Express |
| I think it's the funniest thing on the internet. I would hope that Jeba enjoys this one:
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|BBC: The story of Styllou Christofi, the penultimate woman t |
| BBC: The story of Styllou Christofi, the penultimate woman to be executed in the UK |
On Tuesday, BBC’s “Murder, Mystery and My Family” revisited the story of
Styllou Christofi, the penultimate woman to be execu ...
|petition options to revoke artical 50 or not |
| there is now petition options to revoke artical 50 or not, you can sign the petition. |
to leave is currently at 71,000 votes
|Cyprus Backstop? Ireland is not the only island with Brexit |
| Cyprus Backstop? Ireland is not the only island with Brexit muddle |
While the European Union and Britain wrestle over the “Irish backstop” issue
in their stalled Brexit agreement, a similar problem is taxing an ...
|Theresa May to resign 'before next stage' |
| Quote:Theresa May has promised Tory MPs she will stand down if they back her EU withdrawal deal.|
She told backbench Tories: "I am prepared to leave this job earlier than I intended in order to do what is right for our ...
|More internet regulation by the EU |
| I remember when I first started working on the internet about 24 years ago
I naively thought that it would remain pretty much independently from
internet specific government regulation - how wrong I was :roll:
Who know ... |
|British Army live parachute displays in Cyprus (videos) |
| British Army live parachute displays in Cyprus (videos) |
The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) Silver Stars and the Royal Electrical and
Mechanical Engineers corps (REME) Lightning Bolts will be holding parachute
| Rumour going around on our side of the Island _ Paphos. That the B.O.C. may be closing. Anyone heard this. :?: ... |
|Processionary Caterpillars |
| We had quite a line of them doing the conga in the road outside here today. An interesting spectacle. I was wondering:
What decides who’s at the front? :D
It’s all twists and turns but where are they actually headed? ... |
|The Great Escape 70th anniversary |
| The Great Escape 70th anniversary |
Hundreds of people have gathered in Zagan, Poland, to remember the allied
prisoners of war who died in The Great Escape of World War Two.... 
|An unusual cruise ship excursion |
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|When your children are away... |
| Hi all,
So my daughter is away at Uni and always a bit of a worry wondering if
they will be ok and safe.
Unfortunately a few weeks ago another student went missing not far
from where my daughter is living and on a ro ... |
|BLOODY SUNDAY |
| I am SOLDIER ( F ) come and get me. ... |
|Carry On Brexit |
| :lol: |
|A break from BREXIT |
| A welcome relief from the ongoing Brexit mess: Cadbury's have announced that they are adding two new chocolates to their iconic HEROES assortment.
Now isn't that more interesting than BREXIT??
KIZI ... |
|Mr Trump's advice ignored! |
| Asked what he thought about BREXIT, Mr Trump commented: "I did suggest o Mrs May how she should carry out the negotiations but unfortunately she didn't listen to me".
So now we know why we're in such a mess, she didn't list ... |
|A flamingo walking in litter-strewn Akrotiri salt lake |
| A flamingo walking in litter-strewn Akrotiri salt lake |
Cyprus from Air made a plea on Tuesday on Facebook against pollution.
The popular Facebook page posted two pictures of the same flamingo
walking in ...
|POST OFFICE DELIVERY LETTER FOR BREXIT |
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|England set to run out of water in 25 years |
| England set to run out of water in 25 years |
England is set to run out of water in 25 years due to population growth, poor
water management and climate change, the head of the country’s
environment body ...
|Hey Cansweet................ |
| ............... and anybody else from the Emerald Isle|
|49 dead in New Zealand mosque attacks |
| 49 dead in New Zealand mosque attacks |
Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at
two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described the inci ...
| There'll be singing in the valleys tonight and some very sore heads in the morning.|
Fantastic performance by Wales, Grand Slam Winners.
|Lisbon Treaty 2020 |
I must admit I had not realised just how restrictive this document will be ... |
| Emma Haruka Iwao smashes pi world record with Google help http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47524760
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|New Troodos observation points offers breathtaking views (ph |
| New Troodos observation points offers breathtaking views (photos) |
The Forestry Department has posted photographs on its Facebook page of
panoramic views of Morphou Bay from a new observation point built on the ...
|Thomas Cook Airlines tells female passenger to ‘Cover up or |
| Thomas Cook Airlines tells female passenger to ‘Cover up or leave plane’ |
A 21-year-old woman was threatened with being offloaded from a flight at
Birmingham airport because her clothing was “inappropriate” and ...
|'The Legion Club' |
| Writing about the Irish parliament, but covers all parliaments, Jonathan Swifts 'The Legion Club'.|
This seems particularly apposite:
Quote:Let them, when they once get in,
Sell the nation for a pin;
|First Hoopoe of the year |
| Spring has sprung, just heard one! ... |
|The World Wide Web turns 30 today |
| The World Wide Web turns 30 today |
Three same letters of the English alphabet have changed the world in the
past 30 years. Today we celebrate the anniversary of the invention of the
world wide web, www, ...
|Brexit Briefing For Cyprus Troops: |
| https://www.forces.net/news/brexit-briefing-for-cyprus-troops ... |