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Another domino falls

Tarbuck the latest to be accused... ...



winter olympics on tv

anyone know wat time and channel the winter Olympics in particular the ice skating is on today please Bill ...

UK MP's vote to ban smoking in cars with children in.

Banned! Smoking in cars carrying children to be a criminal offence within a year after MPs overwhelmingly back new law
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2555756
Hallelujah!!
Of course, it s ...

Air NZ shows how safety us important: CY please copy!

Air NZ found that passengers ignored the safety videos, so came up with some new ideas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQDip9V49U0 Then, for us elderly pax, they thought this may appeal: https://www.youtube.com/wat ...

Sometimes, something comes along and ......

........................... helps make the day.
"Iraqi suicide bombing instructor accidentally kills himself and pupils
Over 20 trainee suicide bombers and their teacher were killed in Iraq when the tutor mist ...

Question for Devil!

Back in the UK people are buying ready made salads in polythene bags, I see that they are creeping into Cyprus stores now, Ive been told that the reason they stay fresh is that a certain gas is injected into the bag, my ques ...

Defaecated on by Cotton Traders UK

In October last year I ordered two pair of reasonable quality cargo shorts from Cotton Traders UK.The deal was for £15 each and they would not be dispatched until February this year.My order was confirmed.We went back to UK ...

The Pope's missed opportunity....

What a shame no-one pointed out to Pope Francis that if he'd actually taken advantage of a photo-op 'sitting' on the Harley Davidson it would likely have raised even more money for the poor in Rome than the €210,000. ...





Is this why no-one's been charged or named 4 the Bank fiasco

The President of the Committee, Demetris Syllouris, investigating the transfers abroad when the banks were closed and the abuse of the Loans etc, all Akel members according to Spanner, is standing for election to the EU Parl ...

From Primetel to Cablenet

I've been a customer of Primetel for the last six years, we moved apartment last week and asked them to arrange the reconnection...They wanted €140 for the job! (Which they blamed on CYTA charging them for the line, despite ...

Weekly Worried Well update

bill wrote:oh bugger I have sugar with everything -- even my milk is condensed so is really white sugar syrup -- don't think I've got long then :( :( :roll:
bill whos wondering now if I shud pay the oroklini cem ...

State Pension Boost - if you're quick.

This sounds like a good deal and worth considering - if you're in the bracket:
"Autumn Statement 2013: Over-60s offered 'cheap' state pension boost
Millions who reach state pension age before April 2016 will b ...

ISS Tour

A tour of the ISS by a soon to depart Commander. She's having a really bad hair day! It's 25 minutes long and perhaps best watched in stages but I think well worth it - if the subject has caught your interest. I've see ...

A World without Antibiotics

A frightening article about the consequences being brought about by humanities' use of massive amounts of antibiotics. Cyprus doesn't come out of it too well:
" Antibiotics are no longer effective. The drugs that have ...

Gas hob service

I have a De Dietrich gas hob that needs servicing. Any recommendations would be welcome please. Meant thanks. Carol ...



cake maker

Hi I am looking for a really good cake maker in or around paralimni.Would prefer and english cake maker. Please let me know on here if anyone knows any many thanks. ...

ATMs

Nothing to do with Cyprus, just wanted a rant really. Went to an ATM at Asda today, asked for £160 and it gave me £40 !!! No receipt issued either. I went straight into the store, knowing they probably couldn't do anythin ...

More ATM.

Not wishing to hijack lynnandpete's post; however, it prompts me to rant on the subject a bit. * = beep. When I go to a BoC ATM it's - card in: "PIN?" ****, "Amount?" **(*), Card returned - money out - statement out. ...

Old Paperbacks

Between my daughter and I we have boxes of old paperbacks going back over the last 20 years, time for a clear out and we're wondering if there is any charity shops that might want them???? ...

What a send off...Brilliant

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2549505/Highway-heaven-Ohio-biker-buried-astride-1967-Harley-Davidson-huge-transparent-casket.html ...

Wow

http://www.viralnova.com/realistic-paintings/ ...

Turkish Lira drops

"Turkey's central bank calls emergency meeting over lira plunge.
The Turkish central bank has called an emergency meeting of its monetary policy committee for Tuesday, following a sharp fall in the lira against the ...



Madeleine McCann: arrests?

"Madeleine McCann detectives arrive in Portugal to discuss possible arrests
Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have arrived in the Algarve to begin talks with their Portugese police count ...

Ooops

Anyone know where I can buy one of these doors :lol: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2548597/Red-faced-Turkish-special-forces-fail-smash-way-house-dawn-raid-end-having-knock-ask-come-in.html ...

Oil prices to plummet? Oh - and something about Russia.

"A drop in Brent crude to $60 is not impossible. Both Deutsche Bank and Bank of America have warned of a potential glut in oil this year as sanctions against Iran are phased out and Libya's exports revive. The US is expecte ...

A strange people?

A couple of hundred metres from us I have watched some Cypriot builders erecting a new house. They have been putting up the reinforced concrete skeleton for the last four months, with 3-4 guys there most days. The work lo ...

Music to my ears

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2547821/Pub-fry-named-best-breakfast-health-magazine-judges-picking-healthiest-way-start-day.html ...

Spider bite

After the problems one of our forum members had with a spider bite, I thought this might be of interest. http://www.parikiaki.com/2014/01/uk-cypriot-teenager-loses-chunk-of-her-hand-after-poison-spider-attack-in-enfield-c ...

The Search Goes On...

It is good to see all the community coming together in the search for the 3yr old Mikaeel Kular in Edinburgh. The initial 48hrs are supposedly the most important in a missing persons search and the longer it goes on the ...



Engineering achievement to copy nature.

Man made his first powered flight in 1912 ...... we have come a long way since then. Isn’t it a pity that this sort of technology is inevitably turned into something for the military to use ......... to kill us?
...

Barbed/Razor Wire..Regulations?

Does anybody know if there are any laws regarding where razor or barbed wire can be placed?
A friend is thinking of topping his walls to keep thieving toe-rags out but the "dog-sign" thread has got me wondering if h ...

Bridge Over Troubled Water

If you have a bit of spare time you may find this video interesting:
Cheers
Steve ...

Snap shots from the Med - 25 best things I ate in Cyprus

CyprusForMe wrote:
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They left out coupes!
And Goubas (or is that what you mean?) and the roadside Special Sandwiches!
Funny how he found Fillipino food in Nicosia, the only place I've found selling ...

£ climbs on the back of unemployment drop

................... upon the announcement of an unexpected drop in UK unemployment figures to 7.1% the £sterling today hits a year high against the euro of 1.2222 euros and climbs to a near three-week high against the dollar ...

Another flash concert

Quiet afternoon by the pool. https://www.youtube.com/embed/ThjY6GizZqc ...

Movie Recommendations...

I thought in these times of huge major world events, about which we can do nothing, we might be able to recommend some movies to each other....
Here's a couple I've watched recently
Skyfall ... Action
Ty ...





Cyprus airway ... new training programme?

Tally ho .....................
...

Twin toilets at Sochi...:)

I suppose if you're desperate..... :oops: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25830617 ...

Cyprus Airways sells LHR slot to Qatar Airways.

We saw CA give up the route from LCA to Manchester, now they are selling off their slots at London Heathrow. They won't have any routes or planes left soon, just a massive redundancy bill. Death by a 1000 cuts!!?? Geoff. ...

Getting spam from the fridge

As if we didn't already get enough of this stuff:
"More than 750,000 spam emails sent from fridges and TVs
More than 750,000 spam emails were sent from smart household appliances such as fridges and TVs over ...

Cameron causes floods in UK.


Quote:A UKIP councillor has defended his stance of blaming recent storms and heavy floods across Britain on the legalisation of gay marriage.
David Silvester, from Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, had initially wr ...

Helping a friend with a quiz.

Does anybody recognise this logo? Sorry about the quality.
...

Protaras area winter hoteling

You Flat-lander types over there will probably know this. :D I am looking for a (walking) weekend in the Protaras area for some time this winter. In the distant past (15 years-ish) I always found the Grecian Park provi ...

This President at least realises.....at last

geoffreys wrote:No, neither did Nicos in 6 months.
Cameron, however made a good start on it all, with the first budget and cuts in the public sector.
3 years later the UK has turned the corner, with the best eco ...

For those on Facebook a new photo site

There is a site on Facebook called Frozen Cypriots and its pics of a time gone by,Its contributors are TCs,GCs and other Europeans and entirely non political.Very interesting. ...

Zara Tindall has baby girl

Zara has had baby girl in Gloucestershire Royal hospital. 7lb 12oz 16th in line to the throne. Congratulations to Zara and Mike and best wishes to them. ...

Out for a walk

Went for a good walk in the Troodos foothills today. Not another soul in sight all afternoon, nor a breath of wind, just cool, fresh air and beautiful countryside.
Then came across several of these:
What a pity - ...

Yesterday in Liopetri

A group of under 11's on their pushbikes ( + helmets!) out on the streets with police supervisors, obviously doing some sort of cycling proficiency test --I remember doing the same thing in Manchester when I was that age--we ...

Einstein got it wrong!

Proof that Albert Einstein was wrong ............... Himalayas to the edge of the Universe and back in 6 minutes and 31 Seconds. :roll: :)
...

Seriously, is this Government any better than the last one?

Do you still believe that any other Government would or could have done better than the last Akel Government? http://www.newsincyprus.com/preview/?url=http://cyprus-mail.com/2014/01/15/our-view-limos-farce-not-over-yet/ ...


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