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Anybody watching The Durrels

Looks good........................ http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2016-04-03/itvs-new-drama-the-durrells-could-bring-a-gentler-feel-to-sunday-nights ...



#Trashgate

Just read the article in Steve's new-look compendium of In-Cyprus news... and thought this paragraph, on it's own, says everything.... 'Anyone who enters a ministry or municipal service archive will be faced with piles of ...

London has fallen

Just watched London has Fallen, which is the sequel to Olympus has Fallen. Gripping film from start to finish, better than Olympus in my opinion. ...

Donuts

Keep seeing the advert on ITV for donuts - 5 for 50p can you believe! :shock: - and, after not having one for as long as I can remember, I now have a desperate yearning for one (don't think I'm pregnant, been very careful l ...

Conspiracy Files: Who shot down MH17?

Quote: Conspiracy Files: Who shot down MH17?
Conspiracy theories swirl around many accidents, terror attacks or disasters. It's not surprising, then, that a host of different claims surround the crash of Malaysian Air ...

Chernobyl.

Excellent article in the Mail by Nathan Morley.
The lesson that should be learned from this disaster, plus that of the more recent Fukushima and - I read recently, a leaking reactor in US, is to lobby against any fur ...

Attack At Bluewater UK

Suspects released on bail..... Strangely no discriptions....... I know who my moneys on.
http://www.kentonline.co.uk/dartford/news/young-woman-gang-raped-at-94534/
[Edit: Subject Title Changed] ...

Well, if nobody else is going to say it..........

,,,,,,,,, happy 90th Mam! ...





SPORTS BAR FRENEROS

Has the sports bar in Freneros had a fire?[/u][/b] ...

Up to 500 feared dead off Libya coast

Quote:Quote: Hundreds feared dead in migrant shipwreck off Libya
Hundreds of people are feared to have drowned in the southern Mediterranean last week, in what would be the deadliest migrant shipwreck in months.
...

Bids submitted for Ayia Napa marina

Quote: Bids submitted for Ayia Napa marina
SEVEN leading construction companies have submitted their bids as plans for building an Ayia Napa marina are entering their final stage according to a report published yeste ...

Dyson Airblades

Oh dear:
"Dyson Airblade hand-driers spread 60 times more germs than standard air dryers, and 1,300 times more than standard paper towels, according to research published in the Journal of Applied Microbiology."

Crocodiles, again!

I watched last night's Horizon on BBC2 on zoos. Very interesting! However, seeing how many species in captivity, even under good conditions, had a much reduced lifetime (e.g., Indian elephants 19 year average in zoos, 40+ ye ...

Pastafarians tie the knot!

Quote: New Zealand 'Pastafarians' tie knot in first recognized wedding
(Reuters) - Donned in eye-patches and a spaghetti bridal headdress, two New Zealanders have celebrated the first legally recognized 'Pastafarian' ...

dastardly EU bans mobile roaming fees

bubblechris wrote:I want to stay in. I want to vote in.
BUT with stories like this http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3542553/Laughing-streets-depressed-benefit-cheat-migrants-t-deport-members-notorious-crime-gan ...



Biggest ever clean up on Cyprus attracts 15,000 people

Biggest ever clean up on Cyprus attracts 15,000 people
THE ANNUAL "Let's do it Cyprus” is celebrating after attracting over 15,000 people to take part in an island-wide purge on rubbish Sunday
:clap:
Tha ...

Cypriot elites and political strangleholds

Quote: Cypriot elites and political strangleholds
Last week, just ahead of the dawning of the day, a ground mist settled across the Mesaoria (Mesarya) Plain at the foot of the Pendadactylos (BesParmak) Mountains. Not ...

Recommended BBC programme tonight

At 10 o'clock, our time, tonight BBC4 is repeating last night's "Britain's Treasure Islands". IMHO, this is a 'must-see' programme for anyone interested in nature, geography, history or sheer beauty. I watched it last night ...

Famagusta red soil villages turning grey again very soon....

Parliament receives complaints about Avgorou sewage system
- See more at: http://www.sigmalive.com/en/news/local/143922/parliament-receives-complaints-about-avgorou-sewage-system#sthash.G6skw1lb.dpuf
Quote:In sta ...

For those......

Allowed to stay up late, this might provide a few answers to recent discussions. http://www.channel4.com/info/press/news/c4-survey-and-documentary-reveals-what-british-muslims-really-think ...

Politicos' Wealth

Isn't it great! Really exciting to see details of Cameron's wealth and earnings. I am so looking forward to reading about the earnings and wealth of Anthony Linton Blair: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/tony- ...

Central Heating Question

Thanks guys for the replies - will try to get two mins this weekend to take a look at the TRV to see if I can resolve it. Cheers Steve ...



St. Joan of Arc - it was those Brits again!

I have just received the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra Newsletter which is performing The Passion of St. Joan of Arc. Fine. We all know the history of this. But the CSO tells it a bit different. It says she was captured by the E ...

Did any one see........

The report on our Muslim brothers taking to the streets of Luton, Bradford, Rochdale, etc. to show solidarity this Easter weekend with their Christian brothers in answer to the terrorist attrocities....... No? Nor did I. Be ...

The Panama Papers


Leak of 11.5 million documents from Panamanian Law firm Mossaca Fonseta.
Apparently amongst their clients are V. Putin (via the RCB of Cyprus) and Turkey is US $2 Billion worse off to the benefit of their glorio ...

AKEL rewriting history of lead up to bailout

Quote:Our View: AKEL rewriting history of lead up to bailout
A BIG ISSUE was made out of the alleged conversation between two senior IMF officials, published on Saturday by WikiLeaks, over Greece’s deadlocked bailout r ...

Cyprus has biggest drop in unemployment in EU

Cyprus has biggest drop in unemployment in EU
Cyprus registered the highest year-on-year decrease in unemployment, the European statistical service Eurostat said on Monday.
Compared with a year ago, the unemploym ...

Ayia Nik cinema - is it going to close?

Anyone know why the web page for the cinema listings for Ayia Nik stop from the 13th April and show all future listings as closed? I checked the Dhekalia listings and they have a full schedule. I hope its due to mainte ...

Queen of the Desert

Gertrude Bell is a fascinating subject. Eccentric, intriguing and brave. Enter Kidman all woolen skirts, morning hair and period drama sensitivities. No change there then. With the aid of a lumpen script which largely define ...



Cyprus Eurovison 2016 Entry Rocks?

Cyprus Eurovison 2016 Entry Rocks?
With Eurovision 2016 only a matter of weeks away we take a look at the
entry choosen to represent Cyprus. Without a win for 35 years could this be
the one to bring hom ...

Brilliant idea.!

We have at the moment ITV and ITV +1, ITV2 and ITV+2 and so on. Why don't they have ITV -1, and so on. That way you can watch a program before it starts. Brilliant.!! ...

HANG ON...

Who's the victims here.? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-35861969 ...

ex pats

afternoon all if anybody is interested there are 41000 british residents living in cyprus according to an article in the daily express spain is top then ireland then france then germany then italy then holland then cypru ...

Brussels: terrorist attacks

"Brussels explosions: 34 reported dead in terrorist attacks on Zaventem airport and Metro system"
"Blasts feared to be coordinated terrorist attack, with shots fired and shouting in Arabic voices at airport"

Hudswell horrified??

" New Army cyber warriors allowed long hair

Highly skilled cyber specialists are being granted exemptions from normal military appearance rules, in an attempt to attract experts who might otherwise be put off ...

'PC Brigade' definition.

A
PC Brigade
Left wing Do-gooders who believe that any diversion from their infantile world view should be countered not with reasoned debate or compromise, but with ad hominen attacks. Typically they silence d ...





Death of the cinema?

The Screening Room.
"A new home cinema proposal has Hollywood's greatest directors at war with each other. Would you pay £35 to watch an Easter blockbuster at home with your family and friends?"
http://www.tele ...

Dust?

Today's weather here seems reminiscent of last September's dust clouds.
Watery grey skies all day with occasional periods of pale-yellow sunshine and a mist-like haze.
If so it's just what I need, after recently ...

The Perils of being a Redneck.....

........ coupled with the 2nd Amendment.
And I used to think that ratting with an air-rifle was pushing it a bit.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/12204896/Georgia-man-loses-leg-after- ...

The side effects

The side effects of fishing, saw this on the river yesterday.
But on a happier note i saw these as well and this morning Mrs Badger and i sat in bed with a cuppa watching britains smallest bird, the Goldcrest. Right ou ...

Why are people so incredibly gullible?

Quote: Our brains don’t let piddling little facts get in the way of a good story, allowing lies to infect the mind with surprising ease.
If you ever need proof of human gullibility, cast your mind back to the attack o ...

How to have your cake and eat it.

Simple. Just vote against independence and then overwhelmingly elect a Nationalist political party.
" IFS: Scotland to get billions of English income tax.
Income taxpayers in the rest of the UK will continue t ...

Cypriot was pilot of Russia crash plane

https://www.rt.com/news/336514-flydubai-pilots-fatigue-crash/ ...

Migrant Folly

According to SKY News the Turks are now demanding €6Billion to control the flow of migrants into Europe AND that Turks will not need visas to travel in Europe... :shock:
If they can't control the migrants with one of ...

NORTH/SOUTH CYPRUS & EU

The Republic of Cyprus covers the north, south, east and west of the island so there is no 'border'. This is recognized by the EU and UN, and all countries except for Turkey. Turkey will not join the EU until all countri ...

Where in the EU would you not want to live after a Brexit?

A recent Poll on various topics relating to a possible Brexit has revealed that Cyprus is among the top ten countries that Brits would not want to live should there be a Brexit. The other countries are Romania, Bulgaria, Lit ...

Movies To Watch

Hi all,
Now that my family are over I am taking the opportunity to watch a few
films as normally don't get time to watch any.
So one good one that I watched last night was:
Non-Stop with Liam Neeson - ...

World Day Against Racism - 21 Mar 16

"KISA called on the government to replace the current migration model, which it said only promotes institutional prejudice and racism......" I guess it will fall on deaf ears......as usual. More at http://cyprus-mail.com ...

German elections - Results update

Byker wrote: Mr Tibbs wrote:
To me it seems ironic that the EU edifice - which was fundamentally set up to stop the rise of the Nazi party - is creating the very conditions necessary for the rise of the Nazi party.

winter fuel payment

Thanks for answers will give it a go ...


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