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Wonderful photography

Bait set up on a camera to film an eagle owl approaching in slow motion. Great photography, the last few seconds particularly so. http://www.dogwork.com/owfo8/ ...



Justice for Stephen Lawrence at last.

Gary Dobson and David Norris finally found quilty at the Old Bailey today of the murder of Stephen Lawrence in 1993. Sentencing tomorrow expected to be life. ...

Can you spot the cat?

It is in the picture.
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Hijacking of posts

Many of OP's are attacked and insulted for being anti-Cypriot because they post on subjects relating to the Politics and administration of this Island. The standard responses include the well worn "if you don't like it g ...

Cy may not get assistance from the EU for the damage to Mari

CYPRUS may not get any monetary assistance from the EU for the damage to its power station caused by a munitions blast last year because the disaster was mainly the responsibility of the administration, it has emerged.

Death

or more specifically, dying. Not everyone's cup-of-tea (turn back now!) but - unfortunately - it seems to be mandatory.
Anyway, I thought I would share this recent article from the Guardian , which I found quite inte ...

well done that man

Some little creep thinks its alright for him not to buy a ticket ......http://bcove.me/qowpmilx ...

My Granny suffered from Bunions

When my Granny was 80 the doctor told her that her bunion was a bony enlargement of the big toe joint (medically called the first metatarsophalangeal joint). A bunion forces the big toe to angle toward the other toes. This c ...





Sun hacks collars are felt

" Sun newspaper staff among eight arrested in police probe...........

Five men aged between 45 and 68 were arrested in London, Kent and Essex on suspicion of corruption, aiding and abetting misconduct in a pub ...

The World as we know

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Queen Elizabeth II

Congratulations to Her Majesty, celebrating 60 years on the throne. It's also our 30th Wedding Anniversary, so well done to my OH for putting up with me for so long. ...

Like to inform you about Olga

I've just received a text from a cyprus number 99387640 and it just said
We would like to inform you about Olga
Just that - nothing else.
Anyone else had this? Any ideas? ...

valentines day

valentines day is OFF this year, 14-2-12=0 ...

We didn't have the green thing back then.

Checking out at the shop, the young cashier suggested to the older woman that she should bring her own shopping bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment.The woman apologized and explained, "We didn't have ...

Cyprus Airways A possible Solution

The chances of a commercial sale of CY is remote, what Airline investor would buy into a Company with the wrong aircraft for it's routes and a system of operating costs which make even full flights run at a loss. How abou ...



Keen golfer?

Fancy a shot at this one?
Forget pitch and putt - this tee-off point on top of a 1,410 ft. mountain in South Africa is the hardest golf shot in the world, and more than $1 million awaits the player who can score a hole ...

The PC and the burglar

I wasn't sure whether this should go in the jokes section: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/9066337/CCTV-police-officer-chased-himself-after-being-mistaken-for-burglar.html ...

Singin Stewardess'

Next time you fly BA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wp_hzrB_FI4 ...

USA Presidential Elections

Can someone please explain to me in simple language the difference between a Caucus and a Primary, in the Republican race for a candidate to take on Obama in November? Thanks, Geoff ...

England Cricket Team Thrashed!!

The England Cricket team ain't as good as they thought they were. After easy wins against an Indian and Sri Lankan teams well past there best, they have been brought down to earth by a very average Pakastani team. From what ...

lol

if you want to.watch by whatever means you can both series of mrs brown's boys ...

The Bravest Cat in the World

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Stormy, Stormy Night

badger wrote:Oh god Tang, you've started him off again (post 8) :lol:.
Geoff, have you got nothing better to do, out there on that beautiful island and you are always moaning about something.
We could swap if yo ...

Magician and iPad

Auf Deutsch - but it doesn't matter if you don't speak it. A German magician entertains would-be iPad buyers: http://www.20min.ch/ro/multimedia/stories/story/Un-etonnant-tour-de-magie-avec-un-iPad-16286844 ...

Strong arm of the law.

.............but be careful not to bruise it!
"One officer received 120,000 for a 'bruise', while another received 17,500 for 'noise-induced deafness from computer/keyboard'."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/ ...

UK customer service - as it should be...

The store manager will, no doubt, be up for an award/promotion.
It's looking likely that this will go viral.
Fair play to Chris King; I think he'll do well! :D
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USN SEAL Dogs


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Car hire UK

Have hired a car thru Carhire3000 often for use in the UK, when I arrive at their desk at Manchester airport, I always get asked and always decline the excess insurance cover of approx 6 per day more. They invariably try a ...

Priceless

A bank robber shoots himself in the foot whilst holding up a Bank, he was later arrested when he went to hospital for treatment. :lol: http://youtu.be/uFNr2Z2SvYk ...



British Bases in Cyprus and Signals Intelligence

British Bases in Cyprus and Signals Intelligence
Giorgos Georgiou
The Embassy does not believe that the loss of Cyprus-owned physical infrastructure, nor the interruption of key resource exports from the island, ...

Apologies if I sounded cheeky!

Hi all - I am replying in the General topics as I cannot reply in Properties to rent section as I have been told I do not have access. Dania said I should look for relatives in Cyprus to offer me the same deal I am gettin ...

Brilliant

The classiest telling off in concert hall history? Witty musical response of violinist who was interrupted mid-solo by mobile phone ringtone Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2090264/Violinist-Lukas-Kmits ...

What the hell is going on in the UK???

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/4070379/Yob-who-left-man-unconscious-after-street-attack-celebrates-dodging-jail.html First offender, so he walks! This is disgraceful! ...

Cruise ship runs aground off Italian coast

Cruise ship runs aground off Italian coast.

Saturday January 14 2012
Three people were killed and thousands evacuated from a luxury cruise ship after it ran aground and began to sink off the coast of Ital ...

I got the Wikipedia withdrawal shakes.

If you had the noscript extension or turned off javascript in your browser it was still there. Is Matt the worst cartoonist to ever 'grace' the British press? ...

My favourite funny news story from BBC today

UK spied on Russians with fake rock
The 'comments' had me in fits of laughter! Including ...
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Geologist! ...





Common sense at last

Convicted murderers lose appeal against whole-life tariffsBritain's most dangerous criminals, including Jeremy Bamber, can be jailed for the rest of their lives, European judges ruled.... from todays guardian ...

oops

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strange noise

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZ2ZcmMxehk does somebody heard something similar,my father heard it in hungary,is it v scary ...

Zorba...............

....................... aged 84 - meets Mikis Theodarakis - pure magic. I've been listening to this guy's stuff and watching the old black and white film for decades, they never tire and I still get a thrill out of the ...

24hr Wikipedia Blackout

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:SOPA_initiative/Learn_more Imagine a world without free knowledge or indeed Wikipedia? For over a decade, Wikipedia has spent millions of hours building the largest encyclopedia in ...

Turkish court charges Sarah Ferguson

Three years down the line?
"A Turkish court has charged the Duchess of York over secret filming in an orphanage in the country for a fly-on-the-wall documentary.
Officials have accused Sarah Ferguson in her abs ...

Blue Monday - the most depressing day of the year

"Today is Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year, new research has claimed."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/jobs/9017631/Blue-Monday-is-most-depressing-day-of-the-year-research-claims.html
Unless ...

Fireman's and Penera Beach

Hi again - just thinking of the un and the beach and wondered who id doing th beds on the local beache sna dif they are the same guys I knew from 2010? Did any of you know a couple who used to go to Fireman's called Mari ...

Just to say Hi!

Hi all - I have not been on to the forum for a while as I have been extremely ill and didn't even make it to Cyprus last year, and had to cancel our booking with a fantastic guy to stay in a villa between Kapparis and Penera ...

More on UK Passports

Isn't it the British Consular Generals office handling them in Madrid? Madrid deals with over 1 million expats living in Spain, and I understand other EU countries, so I doubt if a few thousand from Cyprus bothers them t ...

Troodos

Hi Can anyone tell me if there is snow on Troodas, as the webcam doesnt seem to be working, still showing christmas eve. If there is snow, how much, is it deep. Thinking of going up this weekend. Thanks Michelle ...

The Colditz spirit prevails

They spent 6 months digging a 100' X 4' tunnel, cut through 15" of concrete - removing hundreds of tons of rubble in the process - and all without anybody noticing. When they struck they walked away with ............... ...

Amazon UK...

Got to say I am really impressed..... Ordered items from Amazon uk night of 9th January Received notification thst goods despatched on 10th January Collected parcel from post office this morning, 13th January! We ...

Oink oink

13/01/2012 - 08:14:16 Eating two rashers of bacon a day can increase the risk of pancreatic cancer by 19% and the risk goes up if a person eats more, experts have said. Eating 50g of processed meat every day the equiva ...


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