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Immigration and Gumballs

It isn't new and is primarily about immigration into the USA. Nevertheless, I think it provides a pretty graphic demonstration and perspective on the subject. 5 minutes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDceLiPLHWQ ...



Hilary Benn to Chair Brexit Review Committee???

There was a referendum four months back and the UK voted to leave, so that site is a bit redundant now.
People pay when traders trade, it's called 'duty', e.g., a car manufactured in Japan and you will pay duty on ...

Some bankers already relocated from the UK

I remember posting after the June Brexit vote that a few City of London London-based investment bankers I know had already been given notice of their transfer overseas. As an update: they actually moved overseas about 7 ...

You seriously think you're being told the whole story

Get someone to translate this video clip and tell me why it hasn't appeared in the News programmes since it was broadcast on 29th September when it is possibly one of the biggest scandals in Cyprus's history. https://yout ...

Free shower.

This one couldn't wait any longer for the rain to come :lol:
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Well done Disy's Mr Koulla

How rare to find an MP thinking of others. The pension pot in Cyprus has been abused for years. Civil Servants who never contributed for years are claiming 2 and 3 pensions. This must be sorted out before the whole system ...

Syrian refugees rescued

80 Syrian refugees, including children and a pregnant woman, have been rescued from a boat drifting in the Kato Pyrgos area and towed into Latsi. Commenting on the rescue the Mayor of the Polis Municipality made what mu ...

TV that I really enjoyed

Olive Kitteredge - brilliant mini series http://the-watch-series.to/episode/olive_kitteridge_s1_e2.html ...





Your worst car?

Following on from another thread - just wondered what was the worst car you have had? I remember buying a bright orange Ford escort mk3 at auction which probably has to rank as my worst buy! The back lights used to fi ...

Euro 'house of cards' to collapse, warns ECB prophet

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2016/10/16/euro-house-of-cards-to-collapse-warns-ecb-prophet/ It might also be worth reflecting upon the fact that the leader of France, one of our supposedly closest allies and a democ ...

Hokey cokey Just for BC and WW

Thought this would be quite apt.
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Will Young leaves Strictly

Reported that the confrontation between Judge Len Goodman and Will Young was the "final straw" leading up to his quitting the show. A "source" has told the Mirror that Will "experienced anxiety and felt under intense scru ...

Why is the Paphos Mayor not getting support for re-election?

The Mayor of Paphos, a member of right wing Disy, is standing as an independent in the Municipal Elections, why? Why isn't he getting the support he deserves. He has brought to the fore several cases of fraud, bribery and ...

Woolf leaves UKip

So he won't be the next leader; apparently there's "something evil" in the heart of UKip and it is in "a death spiral" He's reported the 'scuffle' to the police. ...

BREXIT - unlawful?

High Court has been told that Teresa May has no legal powers to trigger Article 50 without the authority of Parliament. Pound is showing at 1.10 euro and.... Will Young has left Strictly Come Dancing Can it get ...



Trump In Trouble (again)

Donald Trump underage rape accusation:
Judge sets date for hearing of lawsuit
A federal judge has ordered a status conference hearing after a woman filed
a lawsuit claiming Donald Trump raped her when sh ...

Compensation for mis-sold annuities

"Payouts for 100,000 pensioners who were mis-sold annuities because of their health"
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/14/payouts-for-100000-pensioners-who-were-mis-sold-annuities-becaus/ ...

Magic moment missed.


" BBC Breakfast blunder shows escaped gorilla instead of Nicola Sturgeon"

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/14/bbc-breakfast-blunder-shows-escaped-gorilla-instead-of-nicola-st/
Poor gorilla ...

Beach Trip

Big thanks to Marion and her ladies for organising the beach trip yesterday. Had a lovely relaxing day with plenty of good company and laughs. ...

Vienna Parkour

As an animal lover I am, of cuurse, horrified by the reports of animal cruelty in Cyprus but also heartened by today's reports of success in apprehending killers of migrating songbirds here. Perhaps lesser known here is the ...

are Unilever shooting themselves in the foot?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/12/tesco-pulls-marmite-from-online-store-amid-price-war-with-unilev/ No more Marmite, no more Colemans mustard etc.etc. as Unilever demand a price hike to major supermarkets because ...

Poppy Display at Caernarfon Castle

So did I Jacs,
I was one of the lucky one's to get one, they went very fast and seeing that they all went 888,246 of them shows how much we appreciate the brave and courageous men who gave their lives so the likes of ...



Why should Trump get all the flack?

The Libertarian candidate, Gary Johnson, made his mark during a TV interview: "if you were elected would you do about Aleppo?" "About?" "Aleppo" "And what's a leppo?" "You're kidding, right?" "No" https://www.y ...

A. Triada

Hi chums - are the rumours true about a new hotel complex on the land at A. Triada beach......plus why is there a volley ball court, which no one has used, and no little playground for the kiddipops who love and use the beac ...

My First Time...

My eldest went to Lincoln uni in the 90's, I often drove across country to see him, fill up his empty food cupboard, take him out for a 'proper' meal not a liquid one, and generally sort out his room....he lived on weekly al ...

BBC4 FRIDAY.

At 9pm. The story of the Skinhead movement back in the late 1960s. Should be some great Ska & Reggae tunes....... Maybe a bit highbrow for some on here, but will be a nice trip down memory lane. ...

UKIP's Steven Woolfe in hospital 'after altercation'


Quote:
UKIP leadership hopeful Steven Woolfe was taken to hospital following an altercation at a meeting of party MEPs, interim leader Nigel Farage has said.
Quote:In his statement, Mr Farage said: "I deep ...

UKip leader Diane James resigns

UKip leader Diane James resigns after 18 days, BBC Newsnight reports. Nige 'refuses to rule out' returning to lead. Old red -eyes makes more comebacks than old blue-eyes? ...

The Grand Tour: The Trailer

Doesn't look like much has changed with Clarkson & co judging by the full length trailer that was released earlier - I guess a Top Gear mark II It starts next month - i'm not on Amazon Prime so won't be able to watch ...



All Inclusive Hotels

Steve - SJD wrote:Don't think you two are going to convince each other so you should agree to
disagree on this one :wink:
Cheers
Steve
Don't be such a spoilsport, Steve!! :evil:
And it's no ...

UK police tackle .. bird poachers

And so it continues, year after year.
Quote:Basically we've seen an attitude of tolerance and them trying to turn their eyes away from the problem ...

Strictly

Evening all Me and my little girl have been watching strictly tonight We watch every year I can't dance a lick but I love watching it I like the ballroom very elegant this year the standard is very high I like Kevin and ...

UKIP

Never a dull moment and often good for a laugh.

" Diane James quits as Ukip leader after just 18 days as Nigel Farage rules out a comeback"
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/04/diane-james-quits-a ...

Video of China

Nothing whatsoever to do with Cyprus, but some of you may like to see a bit of the Yangtze and one of its major tributaries, as it was before the Three Gorges Dam flooded everywhere to a depth of 180 m. This video is the ...

Ride To The Wall 2016

Quote: Ride to the Wall 2016: Thousands of bikers pay tribute at National Memorial Arboretum
Thousands of motorcyclists from across the country and Europe took over the roads around Staffordshire in a moving show of s ...

75% discount off IPT bills

Online message from Bank of Cyprus today when I logged on
Quote:
Quote:Dear Customer,
Please be informed that by using your card to pay the Immovable Property Tax until 31/10/2016, you can take advantage ...





Lego

Reminded by a recent request on the 'items wanted' I took a look at Amazon for prices.
Totally confused by the range (e.g. Batman and Superman Vs Lex Luthor Construction Set & "Clay's rumble blade" Gun Toy) I event ...

HSBC Survey for expats

For the 2nd year running Singapore has come out as No. 1 destination for expats, followed closely in 2nd place by New Zealand and Canada in 3rd place. Singapore is seen as a safe place to live, higher wages, better quality ...

Pefkos, Rhodes. Perhaps Cyprus could learn.

Excellent post geof j; totally in agreement with your sentiment. ...

World’s largest residential ship visits Paphos

Big ships are not for me; where I spend half my day getting lost in a maze of corridors and landings :( Much prefer the medium - small cruise-ships. Fred Olsen my favourite. ...

Black Moon

There's one today. No - me neither. Apparently it's when you get two New Moons in one calendar month (sort of the opposite of a Blue Moon). It doesn't happen too often. And yes, I know............................... ...

Nurses ultimatum

Reported today that nurses' union PASYNO has given the Government 2 weeks to find a solution to the problem of nurses being attacked by drunken patients in A&E following a recent attack in Limassol hospital when nurses h ...

Interesting movie

I watched " Our Kind of Traitor " tonight . Interesting because the story line hints at the Russians opening a bank in Cyprus to get a foot hold in the London money market . Not great but well worth a watch . ...

Trump Vote

I saw this today and whilst it's a fun vote I can't believe people would vote in such numbers for Trump - check out the results page :shock: https://worldwide.vote/hillary-vs-trump/#/ Cheers Steve ...

Funny ole world

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Sony phone only in Malay/Indonesian!

My wife was unsurprisingly upset the other day when she found everything on her smartphone had been changed to a weird language. Since the names of the settings were also incomprehensible, I went into Google translate. Autom ...

Proposal to extend smoking ban including e-cigs

The Health committee want to increase the smoking ban to all workplaces including external areas. They can't enforce the current ban is it really worth the hassle now when there are so many other things they should be dea ...

Daily mail

Hello lads That marvellous page three photo in Saturday's glorious sun Is today reprinted in today's marvellous daily mail It's about Katy's Jones the Russian dancer on strictly Go on lads grab an eyeful Keep smiling an ...

Fascinating world of bird migration in Cyprus

Fascinating world of bird migration in Cyprus
At this point of the year, millions of migratory birds are leaving Europe flying
to their wintering places in Africa.
Cyprus is on one of the main migratory ...

Nigel Farage denies he's applying for GERMAN citizenship

Quote:Nigel Farage denies he's applying for GERMAN citizenship after he's seen at German EMBASSY
NIGEL Farage has denied he is applying for German citizenship after being spotted queuing at the Germany embassy in Londo ...


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