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by Paphos Life
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Hapless thieves throw away €2,000 still inside bag they snatched (Updated)
Replies: 0
Views: 146

Hapless thieves throw away €2,000 still inside bag they snatched (Updated)

Police on Sunday said they had recovered almost €2,000 from between €4,000 and €6,000 that was in a bag snatched from a Paphos restaurant owner outside her home late Saturday just before she went to exit her car....

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by Paphos Life
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Four remanded after wild car chase in Paphos
Replies: 0
Views: 115

Four remanded after wild car chase in Paphos

<r>Four Iranian men were remanded by the Paphos court for two days on Sunday after allegedly causing mayhem resulting in a three-car crash as they attempted to settle personal differences on the streets of the town in front of frightened bystanders, police said....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.p...
by Paphos Life
Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Protest against church plans to develop Yeroskipou site
Replies: 0
Views: 80

Protest against church plans to develop Yeroskipou site

Demonstrators gathered on the beach in Yeroskipou on Saturday morning to protest the church's plans to build on an archaeological site, led by the district committee of Akel.The dispute centres on the government's decision to declassify the Hellenistic archaeological site and allow the church to dev...
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Sat Sep 14, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Updated: Blaze in Paphos forest contained
Replies: 0
Views: 152

Updated: Blaze in Paphos forest contained

<r>A fire which broke out at around 1 pm at Moutti tou Tornou near Starvros tis Psokas in the Paphos forest is under control, the Forestry Department has announced.It said that the fire was caused by lightning. Ten firetrucks with Forestry Department personnel responded to the fire, aided by four fi...
by Paphos Life
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: BirdLife Cyprus launch petition against Paphos-Polis highway (video)
Replies: 1
Views: 104

BirdLife Cyprus launch petition against Paphos-Polis highway (video)

<r>BirdLife Cyprus have launched a petition opposing a new Paphos-Polis Chrysochous highway which they say will dissect an untouched landscape of high ecological value, including the protected site of Ezousa Valley.The NGO is is instead suggesting the current road be upgraded....<br/> <br/> <URL url...
by Paphos Life
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Swedish Superstars TV Series Coming To Paphos
Replies: 0
Views: 184

Swedish Superstars TV Series Coming To Paphos

It has just been announced that the Swedish TV Series "Superstars" is coming to Paphos this Autumn. Anybody British and of a certain age will remember this series from the Seventies and Eighties. It competes top sportsmen and women against each other in a series of challenging events. The Swedish ve...
by Paphos Life
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Mainly fine, with higher than average temperatures
Replies: 0
Views: 159

Mainly fine, with higher than average temperatures

<r>Seasonal low pressure is affecting the area.Thursday will be mainly fine but in the afternoon there will be increased cloud locally.Temperatures will rise to 37 C inland, around 31 C on the west and north coasts, around 33 C on the remaining coasts and around 29 C in the mountains....<br/> <br/> ...
by Paphos Life
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Bahamas says 2,500 missing after Dorian; prime minister warns death toll to rise "significantly"
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Bahamas says 2,500 missing after Dorian; prime minister warns death toll to rise "significantly"

Some 2,500 people are still listed as missing in the Bahamas more than a week after Hurricane Dorian pummelled the Caribbean island chain, although that number may include evacuees who fled to shelters, authorities said on Wednesday....

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by Paphos Life
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Public urged to unite to protect antiquities in Yeroskipou
Replies: 3
Views: 145

Public urged to unite to protect antiquities in Yeroskipou

<r>Members of the public are being urged to attend a protest on Saturday aimed at protecting an area of rich and significant archaeological interest in Yeroskipou.Organised by the district committee of Akel, it is supported by the Paphos Greens and will take place on Saturday at 10am, next to a smal...
by Paphos Life
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Law to control noise pollution will finally be enforced, minister pledges
Replies: 4
Views: 363

Law to control noise pollution will finally be enforced, minister pledges

<r>A so-far inactive law passed in 2016 providing stricter regulations for targeting uncontrolled noise pollution from pubs and bars will be enforced this week, Interior Minister Constantinos Petrides said on Monday....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/law_to_control_noise_pollut...
by Paphos Life
Mon Sep 09, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Some Cyprus flights cancelled as BA pilots begin 48-hour strike
Replies: 12
Views: 503

Some Cyprus flights cancelled as BA pilots begin 48-hour strike

Three daily scheduled flights from Heathrow to Larnaca and Larnaca to Heathrow on Monday and Tuesday and one from Gatwick to Paphos and back on Monday have been cancelled due to a two-day strike by British Airways pilots. "The flights are cancelled, unless the situation changes" a spokesperson of th...
by Paphos Life
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Russian toddler drowns in family swimming pool
Replies: 0
Views: 316

Russian toddler drowns in family swimming pool

<r>A three-year-old Russian boy drowned in the swimming pool at his home in Argaka, Paphos, Saturday evening, the Cyprus News Agency reported.It happened at around 5.45pm.??The father jumped in to save the child and pulled the boy unconscious from the water and called for an ambulance....<br/> <br/>...
by Paphos Life
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Rain and isolated storms expected Sunday
Replies: 4
Views: 506

Rain and isolated storms expected Sunday

<r>Rain and possible isolated storms are expected on Sunday and the beginning of the week, the met office said.The weather is expected to be mild on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday and partly cloudy. Isolated showers and storms are not ruled out in the afternoon, mostly inland and the mountainous areas.....
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Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Forest area opposite Aphrodite's Rock flattened for better wedding photos
Replies: 7
Views: 488

Forest area opposite Aphrodite's Rock flattened for better wedding photos

A wedding photographer has illegally flattened with a bulldozer a forest area opposite Aphrodite's Rock (Petra tou Romiou) in Paphos so that his pictures would have a more scenic background....

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Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Missing British man
Replies: 0
Views: 262

Missing British man

Martin Crossan, 43, from England has been reported missing from his house in Paphos since Saturday night, police said on Wednesday.The man is described as 1.85m tall, average build with short black hair. He also has a scar on the right side of his mouth.... Read the article and chat about it below.....
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Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Agriculture minister announces massive tree-planting drive
Replies: 3
Views: 162

Agriculture minister announces massive tree-planting drive

Between November and next February more than 70,000 trees will be planted, Minister of Agriculture Costas Kadis announced after the Cabinet meeting on Wednesday. The government is leading the way in tackling climate change through tree planting, strengthening its own efforts and supporting all initi...
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Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Bi-communal exchange of art works in divided Cyprus
Replies: 0
Views: 55

Bi-communal exchange of art works in divided Cyprus

<r>The bi-communal Technical Committee on Culture announced that an exchange of art works and audiovisual recordings took place on Tuesday in the divided island&#8217;s United Nations Protected Area.The exchange followed an agreement made by Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cyprio...
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Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Police are calling for help to find missing person
Replies: 0
Views: 177

Police are calling for help to find missing person

<r>Police are looking for KHALEFA ABDALLA KHALEFA, aged 24, from Egypt, who is missing from where he lives in Nicosia since August 1. And they are calling for the public&#8217;s help.The 24-year-old (photo) is thin, about 1.75 metres high, and has short dark hair.Anyone who can be of assistance ...
by Paphos Life
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Public consultation on 5G network underway
Replies: 0
Views: 136

Public consultation on 5G network underway

<r>The public consultation prior to the auction procedure of 5G radio spectrums (700 MHz, 3.6 GHz, 26 GHz) is underway, the department of electronic communications has announced....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/public_consultation_on_5g_network_underway"><s>[url=https://www.p...
by Paphos Life
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: UN envoy Lute to meet again on Monday with Cyprus leaders
Replies: 0
Views: 68

UN envoy Lute to meet again on Monday with Cyprus leaders

UN Secretary General's Special Envoy Jane Holl Lute on Monday will meet again in Nicosia with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci within efforts to reach agreement on the terms of reference paving the way towards the resumption of Cyprus' reunification talks...