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UK news - IDS resigns over cuts

bubblechris wrote:As he said the welfare cuts are indefensable.
Good to see a politician with balls at last.
Not done any harm to his aspirations for leadership of the Conservative party either?
Why? He's ...



The future?

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advice re eu

good evening to all now being new to Cyprus and having no understanding of politics etc i am hoping that some of you with better knowledge will be able to advise what it will mean for us brits here in Cyprus if uk leaves ...

Pensions debate

Tomorrow is the big date for many women born in the early 1950s who have seen their pensions delayed with very little notice sometimes twice. The House of Commons debate this scandal this time led by SNP MP Mhairi Black. Let ...

For BubbleChris

Mate saw this in your daily AKEL paper and thought of you :) http://www.parikiaki.com/2016/03/president-anastasiades-pledges/ ...

Passport stamp when crossing the border to the North

When my girlfriend and I went to the North the other day she showed her non-EU passport and it wasn´t stamped either on the way out nor in. So I wonder how authorities would pick it up if she applied for residency and claim ...

For Patcon

Saw this and thought of you. :) http://www.parikiaki.com/2016/03/cyprus-village-dispute-could-lead-to-change-in-law/ ...

Halloumi

Any tips on cooking Halloumi? I know fried is the way to go but this is a BBQ. Whenever I try to cook the cheese on one it just seems to ................. melt. :cry: How do you get that delicious golden brown crispy c ...





Starring Sir Michael Caine

Surely, they have to make a film of this one? :D
7 men, with an average age of 64, break into an "impenetrable" underground vault, steal £14 million loot stored there in steel boxes, mostly by rich people who I imagi ...

25 Best European Beaches

Cyprus rated 9th, 17th and 23rd https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/TravelersChoice-Beaches-cTop-g4-a_Mode.expanded ...

'Missed Calls' from DWP?

Journo, the only thing I'm fairly certain of, is that DWP wouldn't contact people in the UK on mobile numbers, so it's doubtful they'd ring mobiles abroad. I hate these spam calls. I get quite a lot of them here in the UK on ...

Greeny over 4 years round ;)

Hello from greeny Jane. Been long time as you know over 4 years ago I got breast cancer. Sad to say my dear john now has voice box cancer ;( long road ahead. Hope your all well. and we are going be grandparents to twins agai ...

Spring has sprung!

joedub wrote:I am pretty sure they are economic midgeants as they come back every year about this time to claim the benefits. But due to the crisis all they will get this year is crumbs :lol:
Are they antsom. :wink: ...

Syria's electricity grid down

journo wrote:I find this 03.03.2016 BBC news report both interesting and intellectually challenging:
'Syria's electricity network is down across the whole of the country for unknown reasons, state media say'.
ht ...

The thought of Trump at the palace

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Pistorius runs out of options

"Oscar Pistorius faces murder sentence after losing last court bid to stay free
South Africa's highest court declined to hear appeal against athlete's conviction for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp"
http://www. ...

State Pension Increase

Anyone interested in increasing their state pension?
DWP are offering an absolute bargain deal (sic), which is on a leaflet enclosed with the letter giving me details of my pension increase.
Basically, you can in ...

Joe 90 lives!

"Scientists discover how to 'upload knowledge to your brain' "
Greek made easy!
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/2016/03/01/scientists-discover-how-to-download-knowledge-to-your-brain/
https://www.yo ...

IS HE JOKING?

I read that President Anastasiades has requested that Turkish be included as an "official' language of the EU; the procedure would cost approx. 34 million euros. Wasn't it Turkey that invaded the island in 1974 and have eve ...

DJ Tony Blackburn been sacked from BBC !

Only 50 years too late! ...

London Marathon for the National Autistic Society

Not too sure where or even if I can post this (Steve, please advise if any problem). I wanted share how proud I am of my hubby who has decided to run the London Marathon and been fortunate to have been awarded a place in ...

The new Robin Hood

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: ...



Chem trails

bromerzz wrote:Brilliant once Capt P gets on the case then the truth will come out. Does Souvla cook ok at 50,000ft? Or perhaps that is what the trails are.
Souvlaki will cook well at any altitude the Cyprus Airforce ...

Is Cyprus about to reunify?

bubblechris wrote:Ignoring the muppet's contribution I am complaining to Google and suggest all like minded Cypriots should do the same.
Any Brits doing so will always have my gratitude and a friend for life, even if ...

Salvation! Salvation!

"One cup a day could lower the risk of cirrhosis by 22%, researchers found, while two cups reduced the risk by 43%, three cups by 57%, and four cups by 65%."
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/12168789/Drinking-c ...

Today in Metro. I just can't win.

Brown nanny wrote:I guess you're caught in a trap.....
:lol: :lol: :lol: ...

First Swallows of 2016?

Hubby has seen swallows since yesterday in Deryneia. Just wondering if he is the first. If that was winter then I'm O.K. with that. ...

Worst Place to Live

Hmm, there are those on here that would have us believe otherwise. http://www.theguardian.com/money/2011/sep/29/uk-worst-quality-of-life-europe?CMP=share_btn_fb ...

problem with General topics on the Foum

Not sure if this is the right place to put this ? I have a new laptop a Toshiba, which is fine but gives me one problem. When I bring the Forum up on screen, and enter the forum, I am immediately looking at th ...



One of those headlines you just have to follow up.

"Drink probably involved' in Isle of Wight triceratops abduction"
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/12159395/triceratops-dinosaur-abduction-road-block-isle-of-wight.html ...

A Clock That Writes The Time As It Elapses

Amazing clock, just take a look at the video halfway down the page.
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Two feet of snow in New York

Somebody has not been toeing the line.... i'll get my coat #-o 8-[ Cheers Steve ...

The IMF live in cloud cuckoo land...............

Quote:IMF:Cyprus authorities and people should be credited with the success in economy
http://www.newsincyprus.com/news/583/imf-cyprus-authorities-and-people-should-be-credited-with-the-success-in-economy
Shouldn ...

After sales service - Cyprus

Saw my local shop had 2 bottles of Whisky Cream Liquor on the shelf (never seen it there before) they were a good price so I bought them both.
Made myself a coffee intending to slosh some into it. Shook the bottle upe ...

Changes made to News in Cyprus..........

Looks much better Steve and fits the page nicely without the massive banner on the old page. One thing I liked on the old site was the articles were dated and I could just look for the most recent articles without having ...

The carbon footprint of England's Euro 2016 suits :shock:

Designed by M&S in England; made from Australian wool treated in Australia or China; dyed in Italy or the UK; spun in Romania or Poland; woven in the UK; made up in Cambodia; then shipped back to the UK for sale: http:/ ...





Positive view among Greek Cypriots to changing history books

Quote: Positive view among Greek Cypriots to changing history books
For the first time, the positive view among Greek Cypriots towards changing the island’s history books and creating common Greek and Turkish Cypriot ...

Supreme Court lifts MP's parliamentary immunity

Quote:The Supreme Court on Wednesday lifted the parliamentary immunity of DISY MP Andreas Themistocleous so that he can be tried for speeding offences.
The application was filed by Attorney-general Costas Clerides who ...

Varoufakis to launch political movement

I know some of you don't like or trust the man but he is or was a well rspected economist before the Greek question. If not him someone should have done this ages ago. http://famagusta-gazette.com/varoufakis-to-launc ...

Schengen and migrants. Let them in.

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/politics/6887109/Passport-free-travel-in-Europe-could-be-suspended-for-two-years-as-migrant-crisis-grows.html
A brilliant opportunity for the European Union inc the UK to step ...

What sort of people....

...Make it neccesary for Larnaca airport to put this sign in the toilets?
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How strange, don't businesses usually get paid before supply

Quote:EAC continues to supply electricity to Turkish Cypriots - See more at: http://www.sigmalive.com/en/news/local/141004/eac-continues-to-supply-electricity-to-turkish-cypriots#sthash.PHjO4ZoN.dpuf
http://www.sigmali ...

Lets Here It From The Apologists

As some feminists used to say "all men are rapists". ...

English - as she is spoke!

No! No! It means Which is best. So it is betterer then either Cat or Dog. My wife is a Which. :? :wink: ...

Wonderful plan for tourism, but will it ever come to pass?

Wonderful plan for tourism, but will it ever come to pass?
HOW REFRESHING it was to hear a government official advocate a more
practical and pragmatic approach to tourism policy, as the under-secretary
...

SILLY But true. It's not my fault.

I was having a bit of trouble with the Temperature gauge in my Peugeot 307 Estate, so I drove it to Theo the mechanic I use over at the Dherynia Industrial estate. I explained that I had forgot to check the water in t ...

MEP ready to set herself on fire

MEP Eleni Theocharous is prepared to immolate herself in order to achieve Cyprus’ union with Greece, she told a gathering in Athens on Thursday.
“If setting oneself on fire at [Athens’] Syntagma Square is what it takes ...

Surely nowhere near enough.............

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-35460697 ...

How do you justify the continuing criticism of Christofias?

bubblechris wrote:
Some people are so sad and so predictable.
All I am asking is that you examine the actual facts and stop listening, in your case reading, to all the lies, hearsay and innuendo.
Is that r ...

PC, Laptop or.....

Mainly PC, then laptop, but increasingly tablet. ...


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