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ERDOGAN marches on

Erdogan carries on with his "purge"; 1,043 private schools, 1,229 charities and foundations, 19 trade unions and 15 universities all closed down because of 'suspected' links to Muslim cleric Gulen. Noteable was the Associat ...



Traffic Cams

For those who use Traffic Cams here and/or protest about the Cypriot style of driving, try driving in these conditions then you will admit all Cypriot drivers are Saints. https://www.facebook.com/srilankantrafficviolation ...

A brief visit to the Dark Side in 2003

https://youtu.be/_CaafsTGFVg ...

Killings in Japan

Another horror story:
Quote:At least 15 people have died in a knife attack at a residential care centre for the disabled in the Japanese city of Sagamihara, local media reported.
Another 45 people are reported to ...

Jeremy Corbyn

I've just watched Jermyn Corbyn being interviewed by Andrew Marr on BBC1 this morning. Couldn't help thinking that he's had a drastic PR "makeover" much like the one Tony Blair had many years ago. Softly spoken and sound ...

If BREXIT does mean BREXIT ....

It isn't just the "bemoaning" it's the sneering contempt sometimes displayed. The superior view that those who voted to leave are in the main gullible idiots who fell for the snake oil merchants' lies, whilst those who chose ...

Attacks in Munich

Sadly, the latest news say 6 dead following shootings in Munich, with several injured. Now say there were 3 attackers, who have disappeared into the Metro system. Police say that they believe it to be a terrorist attac ...

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it is now ...





A very odd coup.

Perhaps I've caught conspirititus. :lol: but aren't there aspects of the Turkish coup which seem very odd? It fizzled out remarkably quickly, the instigators seemed to just evaporate and the soldiers (most of whom were f ...

UK economy wilting fast after Brexit vote

Quote:UK economy wilting fast after Brexit vote, as PMI shows record drop
Britain’s economy appears to be shrinking at the fastest rate since the financial crisis in the wake of last month’s Brexit vote, according to a ...

Its a dogs life without a fan

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Theresa May at PMQ's

After watching Theresa May's first "Prime Minister's Questions" in the House of Commons today I thought she came across as a strong, competent, no nonsense politician with a very clear idea of what needs to be done to guide ...

Brexit throws 'spanner in the works' of global growth

Quote:Brexit throws 'spanner in the works' of global growth
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the UK's decision to leave the European Union has "thrown a spanner in the works" of its global growth forecast ...

We're on the map!!

In the last couple of weeks a profusion of signs have been erected in the Ayia Thekla area - I don't mean just a few, absolutely EVERYWHERE is signposted!! :shock: Anybody know what has prompted this development? Is i ...

Well it made me chuckle....

Just waiting for someone to be offended...... On behalf of someone else. http://life.spectator.co.uk/2016/03/a-handy-guide-to-left-wing-people-for-the-under-10s/ ...



Travel Firm Goes Bust

Low Cost Travel Group have gone bust blaming the Brexit. According to the administrators. Personally I think that they must have been in trouble for some time to run into difficulties so soon after the Brexit vote. ...

USA shootings - It goes on and on

" Baton Rouge shooting: 'Seven police officers injured and three dead' after man opens fire with 'assault rifle'

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/07/17/baton-rouge-shooting-officers-feared-dead/ ...

Sky coverage of the Open.

Bring back the BBC. Have been watching or trying to watch the coverage on Sky Sports. Up till now, it shows on average about 2 golf shots, then goes to interviews for 5 minutes, then goes to analyse players for a ...

Slaughter in Nice

I'm in tears as I write this, because of what has happened in Nice. I've read the ISIS command of how to kill as many people as possible by whatever method they can. It's beyond comprehension and belief that they could do an ...

EU migrants may face 'right to stay' curbs - David Davis

Quote: EU migrants may face 'right to stay' curbs - David Davis
EU migrants who come to the UK as Brexit nears may not be given the right to stay, David Davis has said.
The new Brexit secretary told Sky News the ...

Turkey - Military announce takeover

Oh dear. Stop press: Bosphorous bridges blocked and jets flying low over Istanbul. Talk of "Illegal military actions" Watch this space? 😳 ...

Turkey Coup!!

Breaking news.....Military says it has "taken over"!! :shock: Much more, obviously, to come! ...



Bad news

Bad news for the remoaners and remaniacs, Still no sign of a visitation from the four horsemen of the apocalypse running through the streets of the UK yet. :twisted: ...

Brit's buying property in Cyprus.

I wonder if the Referendum result has had much of an impact on Brit's buying new property over here. As a result of the extra cost of a property because of the failing pound to the euro. ...

They think it's all over....

...well it is now!
Quote:No second EU referendum if Theresa May becomes PM
Theresa May said there would be “no attempts to remain inside the EU”, with no second referendum or “attempts to rejoin it by the backdoo ...

Theresa May to become Prime Minister!

So, following the departure of all front line 'Brexiteers' from the arena, it is now left to someone who was firmly in the 'Remain' camp to argue against her beliefs (which Cameron couldn't do) and negotiate the best deal fo ...

It's not too late to come back from the abyss (Take 2!)

Mr Tibbs wrote: Tangutica wrote:Why has the quote function gone haywire on here? (Not to mention the postimage prob) I'm going to edit to BOLD my bit just to separate it clearly from Kwacka's post I quoted.
It was bad ...

new thoughts on plate tectonics

Not something I tend to keep myself aware of, but I found this article interesting
...

Leadsom looking for Boris?

Andrea Leadsom has quit the leadership race. The power of the press prevails. Hope she gets a senior post. Theresa May to be crowned pretty quickly it seems. ...



Where's Boris?

Where is Boris? Pity he's missing all the fun of the turnmoil, chaos and potential disaster that UK is facing following the Referendum in which he played no small part. KIZI ...

Second referendum petition

I have no stomach for another referendum given the nasty campaigning, the disgraceful rhetoric to opposite sides of the arguements, the now proven lies exposed by the Leave campaigners themselves ( Farage Hannan and Fox ) wh ...

What's happening to

What is happening on the back road from Avgorou to Freneros opposite the stables? The amount of rubbish being dumped there is a disgrace. Is the owner of the land trying to set up a recycling centre there? ...

Very fair.........Oh, wait a minute!

" No more tax dodging? Britons 'should pay UK taxes wherever they live in the world'.............................
................For example, a person in a country with a lower rate of tax than the UK would pay the ...

To Coin a Phrase!

From what I am hearing, 'Brexit' voters in the UK are queuing up in their droves to, basically, say 'I'm sorry I made a mistake!' :roll: Most of them explained they were only making a 'protest' vote, thinking that 'Remai ...

Social security benefit

If you pay into the social insurance fund does anyone know how much you are entitled to if you have to claim, sorry it is a bit ambiguous :oops: ...

Dread Zeppelin

Saw a tee-shirt the other day with the message "I might be old, but I've seen all the best groups" which is (partly) true, but one group that I didn't see I'm sorry to say, were Dread Zeppelin.
If you haven't heard of ...





Get A life.

Hi everyone,after reading all the debates by forum members into what should and should not have happened with the Gb referendum as to whether they exit or remain part of the Eu I find myself thinking is there a life away fr ...

Another UK petition - but looks worthwhile

bromerzz wrote:Seems like another waste of time ...
The "every silver lining has a cloud" philosophy. :roll:
But it might not be a waste of time. ...

Deja Vu all over again (UK banks)

Quote: Bank of England eases special capital requirements for banks
The Bank of England has eased special capital requirements for banks saying that the outlook for UK financial stability is "challenging", following t ...

Missing Thread

I have been away and off line for a couple for a couple of days, but now notice that my thread 'It's not too late to come back from the abyss' has disappeared? :? Why is that? Perhaps the suggestion I made in it was so g ...

EU nations scramble to make catchy exit slogans

Quote:EU nations scramble to make catchy exit slogans
Following Brexit, other nations jealous of publicity the catchphrase received
July 4th, 2016 by Tatum Miller
Top EU officials hosted an emergency meetin ...

UKIP leader Nigel Farage stands down

[Quote:b]UKIP leader Nigel Farage stands down[/b]
Nigel Farage says he is standing down as leader of the UK Independence Party.
Mr Farage said his "political ambition has been achieved" with the UK having voted t ...

Brexit : Couldn't have putit better myself..................

Chancellor: Why I have voted for Brexit
By Edward Chancellor June 16, 2016
The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist. The opinions expressed are his own.
On June 23, Britain votes on whether to re ...

"Don't Blame Me I Voted Remain!"

Can just see these car stickers being very popular in the UK should we vote to leave the EU on Thursday and, consequently, the British economy goes down the toilet! :x ...

Gun shots in Oroklini

Does anyone know what the shots were in Oroklini this morning? Started about 7am and lasted about 30/40 minutes. Was it a couple of early hunters although there didn't seem to be enough shots or go on long enough? KIZ ...

For whom would you vote?

Whom would you consider as being the most likely to help the UK out of the hole that has been dug? This is a 5 day poll and I'll repeat it nearer the time, to see what changes of opinion occur. ...

Reminds me so much of here

https://www.facebook.com/Facetubesmiles/videos/802469173222940/ ...

BoJo not standing for PM

Boris Johnson has decided he doesn't want to be known as the man who took the UK out of the EU either. http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-36672591 I wonder if Mrs May will make him the head negotiator for the upcoming ...

1.7.1916: The Somme

I too lost a grandfather to that attack. My mothers words are regularly echoed and will continue to be remembered: What a waste, must never happen again. ...

Power cuts

Anyone else getting power cuts? Here in Kitti?/Tersefanou we had 2 short ones last week & last night form about 6:30 till around 10:30. sagalout ...


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