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'Tommy Robinson' found guilty of contempt

Just popped up this morning: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-44307037 Although forums are relative small fry I imagine such restrictions must apply equally? . ...



State of emergency declared in Halkidiki after freak weather

State of emergency declared in Halkidiki after freak weather
A state of emergency was declared in the northern Greek region of Halkidiki
Thursday after six people died in deadly storms and gale-force winds tha ...

Cape Greco Cyprus Drone Footage

Cape Greco Cyprus Drone Footage
"i took my drone to Cyprus and filmed various places with my dji mavic air"
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Cheers
Steve ...

Burger King launches the Halloumi Burger in the UK

Burger King launches the Halloumi Burger in the UK
Burger King launched its new Halloumi Burger in the UK today, 8th July,
which features beautifully crispy, melted fried cheese patties. Burger... []
Che ...

History of Larnaca in 3 minutes

Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ACX9IlQRbI An old video I made a few years ago! ...

Trump Gaffe

How about this for a gaffe by the great man himself: https://www.bbc.com/news/av/embed/p07g2wwl/48885319 (He blamed the teleprompter). Cheers, ...

New EU legislation requires electric vehicles to make a nois

New EU legislation requires electric vehicles to make a noise
Ever since I first test drove an electric car – probably about 20 years ago –
I’ve been concerned about the fact that, in electric mode, they are s ...

UK PM candidate Boris Johnson to face trial [update 5/7/20]

Meanwhile back on topic.......surely it's common sense to conclude that if somebody states something that they KNOW to be untrue, then that is a LIE! But if someone makes a statement that they BELIEVE to be true but it su ...





Happy Birthday........................

............. to the NHS. 5th July 1948, Thank you Bevan for quite possibly saving my life as a kid. Remembering all that powdered milk, thick, bottled orange juice and disgusting cod liver oil. Plus, school milk and the ...

Catastrophe! A sign from God?

Jim Beam warehouse fire destroys 45,000 barrels of bourbon: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-48862621 :cry: :D ...

Body falls from Heathrow bound plane

It’s hard to imagine a person being so desperate to get to Europe they’d contemplate this sort of thing: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/07/01/body-discovered-south-london-garden-believed-have-fallen-plane/ . ...

Paphos Mall security guard finds wallet with €1450

Paphos Mall security guard finds wallet with €1450
A security guard working at the Paphos Mall found and handed in a wallet
with €1450, the Cyprus News Agency reports. It said that Angelos... []
Cheers
Dolphins in Ayia Napa (video)

Dolphins in Ayia Napa (video)

A video posted online with a clear shot of the dolphins as they play in the
clear waters of Ayia Napa.... []
Cheers
Steve ...

Scammed African migrants in north Cyprus

Quote: At Europe’s Edge, Unwanted Migrants Are Stranded in an Unrecognized Country

Scammed by opportunistic agents, African students seeking a future in the EU have ended up stuck in Northern Cyprus—some of th ...

G20 picture, Trump flanked by guess who?

I saw this official (EPA) picture of the G20 leaders. Trump with Erdogan on his right and Mohammed Bin Salman of Saudi Arabia on his left. The 3 unwise monkeys.
...



Brexit heatwave

:lol:
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Huge fires in Spain

European heatwave: Spain battles major Catalonia wildfire https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48790242 . ...

Has BJ blown it?

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/06/21/police-called-home-boris-johnson-girlfriend-reports-altercation/ https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jun/21/police-called-to-loud-altercation-at-boris-johnsons-home ...

US arms embargo bill asks Cyprus to deny Russian military

Quote: Approved US arms embargo bill asks Cyprus to deny Russian military vessels access to ports for refuelling and servicing
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved bipartisan legislation authored ...

First time

Having been coming to Cyprus for many years today was my first time Enjoying the water for about 6hours a day snorkelling I came across the most fantastic sight A large turtle feeding on the sea bed I had the pleasure ...

Oroklini Council Offices

Does anyone have an email address for the Community Council offices? I've tried a couple that I found on their websites but both undelivered. I know they've got a fax number but can't believe they don't have email addres ...

Interesting Telly


On a lighter topic - i'm not a big telly watcher myself but amongst all the dross there is quite a few good series/programmes on at the moment. Here's a few i'm enjoying: BBC - Flatpack Empire - behind the s ...



Pilot who fell asleep mid-flight and missed airport “hadn’t

Pilot who fell asleep mid-flight and missed airport “hadn’t slept for 24 hours!
A pilot who fell asleep and missed the airport by 78km had been awake
for 24 hours, an investigation has found.
The pilo ...

So, Ryanair’s O’Leary wasn’t joking

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/standing-seats-on-planes-skyrider/ . ...

F35s fly their first Ops from Akrotiri

UK's F35 stealth jets fly first operational missions https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48751419 . ...

"Two thirds of Con. P believe UK under Sharia law"

Quote: Two thirds of Conservative Party members believe that parts of Britain “operate under Sharia law”, a new poll has shown amid a mounting Islamophobia scandal.
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt urged to combat 'Isla ...

Erdogan: beginning of the end?

The opposition increased their majority from 13000 to 800,0000 in this Sunday’s rerun of the March Mayoral election, adding Istanbul (Erdogan’s home town) to his loss of Ankara in April. Another electoral disaster. Are Er ...

UK: clean electricity overtaking fossil fuels

Clean electricity reaches tipping point: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-48711649 . ...

Cancer: the beginning of the end?

“ ‘Living drug' offers hope to terminal blood cancer patients.”
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-48706822 ...



Nicolas Cage arrives in Cyprus (photo)

Nicolas Cage arrives in Cyprus (photo)
Cyprus Airports posted a picture of Nicolas Cage on Twitter, as the actor
arrived in Cyprus on Thursday.
The Academy Award winner will star in the Movie ‘ Jiu Jitsu ...

Antonov An-225 Mriya at LCA?

Watched the rather large Antonov An-225 Mriya fly over on its way to Larnaca.

(Popular Mechanics)
Looking at my Raspberry 'PiAware' it took off from East Midlands and took 5 hours to reach LCA. I underst ...

Good News!

I had to share my good news. I'm coming up to the big 70 birthday and thought my brain wasn't working at maximum. But I was wrong. After many attempts over quite a time, emails, letter to Nicosia head office with document ...

Leaders Debate 2

Second debate last night on BBC with Boris. As we probably already knew no straight answers to any questions were forthcoming and that very annoying habit that seems to prevail in any 'discussion' programme, that of everyon ...

When They See Us: Trump stands by 1989 Central Park Five com

Quote: When They See Us: Trump stands by 1989 Central Park Five comments
US President Donald Trump has stood by his comments about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a jogger in Central Park in ...

MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine

Quote: MH17: Four charged with shooting down plane over Ukraine
For the first time since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down in July 2014, prosecutors have announced charges against suspects in the case.
...

Pilotless planes: would you fly on one?

Paywalled technology article:
"Airbus is ready to fly pilotless planes - but would you trust a robot with your life?
Would you fly on a pilotless plane? Do you trust a computer to propel you across the skies m ...





Lidl is open - no it's not, yes it is, no....

My wife says Lidl is closed today, I said it's not. She showed me the non-food page - closed today. I took the advert from her and showed her the food page - open today! Looked at their website: - "might be closed". So no co ...

Suspicious circumstances...

I'm never convinced by conspiracy theories, but how about this? Two tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman but no serious injuries. Major shares drop in price. The bulls start buying. Next day the share prices jump back up aga ...

Cambridge diet

Does anyone do the Cambridge diet in or near Paralimni ...

Correct Grammar

As the post about the number of banks in Cyprus ended up as a discussion on correct grammar, here we go. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dcu6GEti_94 ...

Kid's songs - 80 years ago

For some unknown reason this morning, I remembered 80 years ago that I was a 7-yo Wolf Cub and round the 'camp fire' we sang: 1. Nobody loves me, Everybody hates me, Think I'll go and eat worms Long ones, fat ones, th ...

Plastic: Bon appetit

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2019/06/11/average-person-swallows-plastic-equivalent-credit-card-every/ . ...

I wonder

If you are a dancer who is Dyslexic. How would you dance to the song YMCA :oops: :wink: ...

Hollywood movie begins shooting in Limassol

Hollywood movie begins shooting in Limassol
A new Hollywood movie SOS – Survive or Sacrifice began shooting in Cyprus
on Monday that will star William (Billy) Baldwin among others.
An announcement from t ...

Methane = ‘Freedom gas’ :shock:

Quote: ‘Freedom gas’? That’s what Trump’s Energy Department is now calling natural gas
‘Molecules of U.S. freedom’ are apparently now a thing
Remember freedom fries?
The U.S. Department of Energy has ap ...

Trump's visit: how much?

https://www.politico.eu/article/nigel-farage-meets-donald-trump-in-london/ Irrespective of how much it costs , I find meetings like this one more of a worry ...

Getting away from it all

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/06/08/nasa-invites-tourists-spend-month-international-space-station/ . ...

National Phish & Chip Day – raising awareness of scams

National Phish & Chip Day – raising awareness of scams
Friday June 7 is National Phish & Chip Day – a campaign to raise awareness
of phishing scams.
More than 90 per cent of all malware still bei ...

Frightening!!

If one thing scares me more than the idea of Jeremy Corbyn being Prime Minister is the thought that Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry may well be given the position of Foreign Secretary. KIZI ...

Dolphins spotted off Ayia Napa, Protaras (video)

Dolphins spotted off Ayia Napa, Protaras (video)
Dolphins have been spotted off the coast of Protaras and Ayia Napa in the
past days.
In-Cyprus readers Molly and Lily captured footage of the animals whil ...


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