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Labour and your money

It strikes me that the possibility of a Corbyn-led government has been advanced after today's events. Perhaps some sort of coalition with the likes of the SNP but assuredly to be much redder, nevertheless.
Most of us o ...



You know - um - so.

What is happening to the English language. Listening to 5 live today its doing my head in. Woman being interviewed was an ummer, every 6-7 words the dreaded "UM" comes out. That was followed by a man who started every sen ...

Forum threads

devil wrote:Thank you for your thoughts, Mr T. I don't apologise for short, isolated posts, even one-liners or one-worders. IMHO, they are the essence of forum life, which is too short to go on-and-on-and-on. They are often ...

Alastair Campbell

Well, well. The old Blair spin-meister himself gets booted out of the Labour Party. :shock: There’s a turn up for the books: Alastair Campbell expelled from Labour Party https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48434842 . ...

A year of chasing storms in Cyprus (photos+video)

A year of chasing storms in Cyprus (photos+video)
YouTube user Yiorgos Paraskevaidis created a video in which he compiled his
own footage of storms that took place in Cyprus in the past year.
Yiorgos fil ...

Everest

A weekend recently when the weather was forecast to be good. 200 - 300 in a queue to get to the summit. :shock:
...

Starting a Street Business....

Hi, 10 years ago I asked a question about how I set up a Street Traders business in Aiya Napa, I was given good sound advice, I came over checked it out and decided to settle in New Zealand, there I set up a very successful ...

Noah’s ark sues for flood damage

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/26/owners-replica-noahs-ark-sue-insurers-flood-damage-compensation/ . ...





Only 24th, but it's the end of May!

So what is going to happen now that Theresa is off? ...

Seems harsh.

Particularly perhaps in the light of what MPs have historically (and are still doing in some cases apparently) gotten up to regarding their “expenses”. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/05/17/navy-captain-hms-queen-el ...

Washington state will allow composting of human bodies

Washington state will allow composting of human bodies
Washington has become the first state in the US to approve composting as
an alternative to burying or cremating human remains.
Governor Jay Inslee s ...

Cyprus Mail: poll

Possibly a little time should be given as they appear to be adding new bits & functions on the fly. A few new things have appeared so might not yet be the finished product - personally I think they should have waited ...

Shark spotted off Morphou bay

Shark spotted off Morphou bay
A shark has been spotted near the coast of Ayia Eirini near Morphou Bay, the
Turkish Cypriot site Cyprus Today reported on Wednesday.
The sandbar shark was spotted by Dennis ...

Was it thunder

Anyone know what the two separate loud bangs were in ayia thekla today. Was it thunder(it was very loud) was it mining or something else..... ...

More worries!

Oh goodness, as well as BREXIT, Mrs May's resignation,Boris J as new Conservative leader, Mr Trump's latest moves and North Korea's nuclear missile tests we've got something far more important to concern ourselves with - w ...



Cyprus and Greece through to Eurovision final

Cyprus and Greece through to Eurovision final
Both Cyprus and Greece are heading to the grand final of the 64th Eurovision
Song Contest on Saturday!
Tamta, representing Cyprus, opened up this year’s firs ...

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after security breach

WhatsApp urges users to upgrade app after security breach
Facebook’s WhatsApp urged users to upgrade to the latest version of its
popular messaging app after reporting that users might be vulnerable to
...

Commonwealth soldiers in UK Army - petition

Should Commonwealth soldiers serving in British forces have to pay for citizenship?
Quote:
My South African husband has been serving with the British army for 12 years. He’s served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and he ...

Eurovision debate

Quote:TODAY IS THE DAY! The next European Commission president is waiting for your thoughts on #ClimateEmergency, #populism, #migration, #austerity, #Brexit & more. Just tweet your question using #TellEurope and tune in ...

London: Cyprus property protest

"Protesters seek to stop Britons from buying properties in Cyprus"

https://cyprus-mail.com/2019/05/11/protesters-seek-to-stop-british-from-buying-properties-in-cyprus/?fbclid=IwAR0kJsfV_o0bgUF1W8LEkFp_-Gj8Ur ...

Brexit buses


Yep. A naff way of making a point - and very dodgy figures, too. In fact:
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-boris-johnson-court-prosecution-vote-leave-bus-westminster-magistrates-a8904286.htm ...

New Royal Baby

Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a baby boy 5.26am today KIZI ...



Desalination

Could desalination help prevent water wars in the Middle East? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-48217277 . ...

467 ex-federal prosecutors say Trump would have been charged

Quote: Trump would have been charged with obstruction were he not president, hundreds of former federal prosecutors assert
More than 370 former federal prosecutors who worked in Republican and Democratic administratio ...

US carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on ‘credible threat’

US carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on ‘credible threat’ by Iran
US acting Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday that he had
approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle Ea ...

Happy 'Star Wars' Day

Nobody else has mentioned it! ...

MERRY XMAS

Only 238 days to go! ...

Passenger travelling from Larnaca slams airline for ‘se

Passenger travelling from Larnaca slams airline for for ‘sexualised’ flight safety card (pics)
Safety card shows woman in figure-hugging spray-on dress using the
emergency exit!
Laura Watkin, 38, was fl ...

First Time

For the first time front cover of 'Sports Illustrated Swimwear' featured a Somalian model wearing a hijab and burkini: I'll make 2 comments: it certainly reinforces my view that most of us look better covered up and …. if ...



'For Britain Party'election campaign

Just seen the For Britain party's election leaflet - it's put out either by liars or it's an appeal to the 'average voter'.
...

Homicides in England hit highest in a decade

Homicides in England hit highest in a decade
The number of homicides in England and Wales hit their highest level in a
decade, official statistics showed on Thursday, as authorities struggle to halt
a s ...

World’s oldest scuba diver marks 100 dives in Latchi

World’s oldest scuba diver marks 100 dives in Latchi
THE world’s oldest scuba diver, the irrepressible 95-year-old Ray Woolley,
will celebrate 100 dives in Latchi this weekend.
Woolley, who lives in Lima ...

Huawei

Couldn't resist posting on the irony of somebody leaking the story from an ultra-secret NSC meeting about the Huawei decision on the basis that they are unreliable from a security aspect. :lol: :lol: :lol:
...

Magical footage of the submerged church of Ayios Nicolaos at

Magical footage of the submerged church of Ayios Nicolaos at Kouris (video)
Cyprus From Above has posted underwater and aerial footage of the
submerged church of Ayios Nicolaos in Kouris dam.
The church ...

Don't protest in Saudi

Especially if you're a shiite - even a kid :( https://cyprus-mail.com/2019/04/24/un-condemns-saudis-beheading-of-37-men/ :evil: ...

Happy St. George's Day

To those celebrating - Happy St. George's Day!
Cheers
Steve ...





ISIS in Sri Lanka

ISIS have claimed responsibility for the bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday; Sri Lankan police confirmed that the bombers have been identified, one had been educated in the UK prior to him travelling to Sri Lanka via Aus ...

Cyprus Hacked?

CYBERSPIES HIJACKED THE INTERNET DOMAINS OF ENTIRE COUNTRIES https://www.wired.com/story/sea-turtle-dns-hijacking/?fbclid=IwAR0ChYQvMTlrwlhA_q95J3c2i3DlpasLjROimUFhB427N2yPyWVhiTJkvgI . ...

Waterspout spotted off Kyrenia (video)

Waterspout spotted off Kyrenia (video)
A waterspout that formed off the coast of Kyrenia was caught on camera and
published by citizens and Turkish Cypriot media.... []
Cheers
Steve ...

“It’s good news week.........

...................someone’s found a way to give the rotting dead a will to live, go on and never die.” :shock: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2019/04/17/brains-dead-pigs-restarted-scientists-raising-prospect-life/ ...

Teabags or loose tea?

I'm vehemently opposed to teabags because: a) I mistrust the chemicals used to make and treat them, some of which must leach into your drink b) the tea inside them is out of sight and possibly of unknown quality after trea ...

Greek independence parade in USA

Manhattan turned blue and white this weekend as the annual Greek Independence Parade took place in the heart of New York City on Sunday, April 14, 2019.
https://greekcitytimes.com/2019/04/15/manhattan-turns-blue-white- ...

EU/UK - 6 month extension to brexit

Reuters reports (& Tusk tweets) that Article 50 extended to October 31st for UK parliament to agree to withdrawal agreement with review in June. If withdrawal agreement agreed during the six months, UK can leave on th ...

Einstein was Right (& wrong)

Just watched the BBC 4 program 'How to see a black hole' after seeing today's released (first) image of a black hole after overcoming numerous problems involving the eight telescopes around the world.
The man in charge ...

Rhino poacher trampled on by an elephant then eaten by lions

A suspected rhino poacher has been trampled on by an elephant then eaten by a pride of lions in Kruger National Park, South Africa.
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-47843999
Good! ...

CO2 capture - “Magic bullet”?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-47799042 . ...

Dorchester protest

I imagine that members of the underfunded, understaffed UK police were on duty yesterday at the Dorchester protest. Why didn't the protesters go and protest outside the Sultan's palace in Brunei and leave the police, guest ...

Talented People

Well we have a few on here - but what do you reckon to these two that
I spotted on the BBC??
Cheers
Steve ...

Nicolas Cage to shoot new film in Cyprus

Nicolas Cage to shoot new film in Cyprus
Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage will star in a new movie that will be
filmed exclusively in Cyprus, helping to place the island on the world... []
Cheers
...

Japanese research

Japanese scientists say that their research has shown that cats can recognise their own names and perhaps other words as well. Amazing or is it? My little dog had the same 'gift' with certain words 'dinner', 'chicken', 'be ...


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