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Brexit: in case anybody missed these

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu6PIUT8M-A . ...



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 . ...

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

http://www.newsincyprus.com/news/174606/heavy-rain-increasing-summer-fire-risk . ...

Happy Mother's Day!

Hope all mothers out there have a relaxing day!
Cheers
Steve ...

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. Thanks 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: Cheers Steve ...

Turkish Lira drops 5%

After the country burned a third of its foreign reserves this month shoring up the currency: https://ahvalnews.com/turkish-lira/turkish-lira-slides-5-after-central-bank-reserves-drop-10-billion . ...

I Love the Daily Express

I think it's the funniest thing on the internet. I would hope that Jeba enjoys this one: https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/998568/cornwall-german-invasion-porthmeor-beach-st-ives-uk-holiday . ...

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
https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/243319?fbclid=IwAR2VFA1zD78h0CygCMQYAjk2YK8RE ...

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

B.O.C>-closing??

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.... []
Cheers
Steve ...

An unusual cruise ship excursion

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/03/23/helicopters-airlift-1300-passengers-crew-sos-cruise-ship-norwegian/ . . ...

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:
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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
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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 ...

Wales

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

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=2496341420408572&id=100000982154387 I must admit I had not realised just how restrictive this document will be ...

Pi

Emma Haruka Iwao smashes pi world record with Google help http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-47524760 . ...

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;
W ...

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 ...

Crufts Dog Show

https://in-cyprus.com/crufts-dog-show-opens-in-britain-with-200-breeds-competing-pictures/ This is the biggest travesty of the canine world perpetrated by man, generated by money, money, money! I cringe when I see how the ...

ISIS bride

I've just seen the SKY News interview with Shammima Begum, the ISIS bride who now wants to return to the UK. In my opinion the interview should be shown to all 12-18 year olds in every school throughout the UK, if for no ot ...

Airlines can handle Brexit but frustrated by the politics, c

Airlines can handle Brexit but frustrated by the politics, chiefs say
Airlines will be able to withstand the impact of Britain leaving the European
Union, even without a deal, but the lack of political progres ...


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