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by Paphos Life
Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Victims of Pissouri Landslide were "shocked into silence" at House committee meeting
Replies: 0
Views: 118

Victims of Pissouri Landslide were "shocked into silence" at House committee meeting

Representatives of the victims of the southeast Pissouri landslide sat in shocked silence when the minister of the interior, appearing before the House of Representatives on Monday June 10, attacked the professional competence of the geological survey department of the ministry of agriculture (GSD) ...
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Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Orange storm warning for inland and mountains, hail, flooding could occur
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Orange storm warning for inland and mountains, hail, flooding could occur

<r>The alert will remain in force from 12 noon to 6pm on Sunday.It said rainfall could exceed 55mm per hour.???Be prepared for strong storms that have a major impact and protect yourself from lightning,??? the alert reads....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/orange_storm_warning_...
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Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey
Replies: 2
Views: 126

Macron sides with Cyprus on dispute with Turkey

French President Emmanuel Macron urged Turkey to stop "illegal activities" in Cyprus's exclusive economic zone and said the European Union would not back down on the issue....

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by Paphos Life
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: MPs use House Brexit debate to push ouster of British bases
Replies: 15
Views: 484

MPs use House Brexit debate to push ouster of British bases

THE majority of opposition parties on Friday called for taking advantage of Brexit and the UN General Assembly decision asking Britain to give up control over the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean, in connection with the status of the British bases in Cyprus.The issue was discussed at the House ple...
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Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Roudia Bridge Accessible Again!
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Roudia Bridge Accessible Again!

The modern bridge that linked Vretsia to Roudia Bridge has been repaired. It was washed away in the winter rains, but has since been rebuilt. We travelled to Roudia Bridge this morning, expecting to climb over the remains of the modern bridge, but were pleased to discover it now looked as good as ne...
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Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Jellyfish spotted off Cyprus; Fisheries Department issues advice to bathers
Replies: 4
Views: 389

Jellyfish spotted off Cyprus; Fisheries Department issues advice to bathers

Jellyfish of the species Pelagia noctiluca were spotted off the east coasts of Cyprus, the Fisheries Department said on Thursday.The appearance of jellyfish is "a temporary phenomenon that lasts between hours to a few days" the Department said....

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by Paphos Life
Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:16 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Woman arrested two days after €10,000 in bag stolen from airport
Replies: 0
Views: 278

Woman arrested two days after €10,000 in bag stolen from airport

Paphos police on Wednesday arrested a 43-year-old woman in connection with the theft of €10,000, after reporting on Monday they were looking for her.A travel agent from Egypt who travelled to Cyprus with a group of 30 Egyptians reported to police on Monday that the group went to a hotel in Limassol ...
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Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Death on Cyprus - urban roads three times higher than EU average
Replies: 16
Views: 432

Death on Cyprus - urban roads three times higher than EU average

Mortality on urban roads in Cyprus is close to three times the EU average with around 60 deaths per million inhabitants, the fourth worst record in the bloc, with progress on reducing fatalities having stagnated, a damning report published on Tuesday revealed.... Read the article and chat about it b...
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Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Traffic offences in May topped 25,000
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Traffic offences in May topped 25,000

<r>Over 25,000 drivers were booked for traffic offences in May, police spokesman Andreas Angelides said on Monday while stressing that police campaigns are not enough to keep people safe.During the month, 12,381 people were booked for speeding, and an additional 12,669 committed other offences.???Th...
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Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Help for some Pissouri homeowners but no compensation says minister
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Help for some Pissouri homeowners but no compensation says minister

The government on Monday pledged ad hoc financial assistance to residents of Pissouri whose properties are damaged by the unstable ground there, but stressed that this was not compensation per se.During a discussion in parliament, interior minister Constandinos Petrides said an amount would be disbu...
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Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos authorities to charge over €100 to clear unsightly private plots
Replies: 2
Views: 246

Paphos authorities to charge over €100 to clear unsightly private plots

The Paphos municipality council decided on Friday to raise the fee to €100 plus VAT for incidents where municipality crews are obliged to intervene for the clearance of weeds on private plots of land....

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Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Dangerous Tala complex may be demolished sooner than court ruling provides
Replies: 10
Views: 567

Dangerous Tala complex may be demolished sooner than court ruling provides

<r>FOLLOWING a Supreme Court decision ordering the developer of an abandoned and structurally dangerous residential complex that is sliding down a hillside in Tala, to demolish within 60, the Paphos District Office is seeking clarification and the green light from the state legal service for a way t...
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Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Arson Suspected in Xeros Fire - Photos
Replies: 0
Views: 115

Arson Suspected in Xeros Fire - Photos

Fire services have stated that the Xeros fire - now under control - started in an area that is very difficult to access and there are suspicions that it was set deliberately. According to press reports, twelve teams from the Forestry Department, the Game Service and the fire service as well as eight...
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Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Significant ancient find near Xeros river in Paphos
Replies: 1
Views: 148

Significant ancient find near Xeros river in Paphos

<r>Excavations have revealed an impressive circular building near the Xeros river in the Paphos region, on the outskirts of the Troodos mountains, the department of antiquities announced on Thursday.The discovery in such a secluded area of Troodos raises new questions, as it now seems the mountain a...
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Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Arrest after €10,000 stolen from company
Replies: 0
Views: 239

Arrest after €10,000 stolen from company

Police arrested a 44-year-old man suspected of stealing more than €10,000 from a company in Paphos on Wednesday evening.The company owner reported to police on Monday that an audit revealed the money was missing.Evidence pointed to the involvement of the suspect who worked for the company from 2015 ...
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Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Anastasiades says May opposes Turkey's plans in Cyprus' EEZ
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Anastasiades says May opposes Turkey's plans in Cyprus' EEZ

President Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday that British Prime Minister Theresa May sent him a letter on May 26 in which she expressed her opposition to Turkey's planned drilling activities in Cyprus' exclusive economic zone....

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Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Fuel prices increased dramatically between January and May
Replies: 0
Views: 135

Fuel prices increased dramatically between January and May

The price of fuel increased considerably between mid-January and the end of May, the Cyprus Consumers Association announced on Monday.In less than five months the price for 95 petrol increased by 16.9 cents a litre, that of heating oil by 10.9 cents a litre and the price of diesel by 10.6 cents per ...
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Mon Jun 03, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Paphos: British tourist dies in hotel pool
Replies: 0
Views: 304

Paphos: British tourist dies in hotel pool

<r>A British tourist was pulled unconscious from the swimming pool of a Paphos Hotel on Sunday but despite efforts did not regain consciousness, philenews reports.The exact cause of death will be determined by a post-mortem examination that will be carried out on Monday....<br/> <br/> <URL url="http...
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Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Mayor of Paphos locks horns with Unesco over new Paphos jetty
Replies: 25
Views: 995

Mayor of Paphos locks horns with Unesco over new Paphos jetty

<r>The mayor of Paphos has vowed to plough ahead with plans to construct a new jetty close to the castle at Paphos harbour that would allow cruise ships to dock there, despite protests from the Unesco office in Cyprus....<br/> <br/> <URL url="https://www.paphoslife.com/news/mayor_of_paphos_locks_hor...
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Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion Area
Topic: Missing Person - Kevin Coyle - FOUND SAFE AND WELL!
Replies: 6
Views: 734

Missing Person - Kevin Coyle - FOUND SAFE AND WELL!

FOUND SAFE AND WELL! A Mr Kevin Coyle is missing in Paphos. Last seen late wednesday at Paphos General Hospital, his family are deeply concerned as he suffers from epilepsy. The following was posted on social media: MISSING PERSON. Please help us to find Mr Kevin Coyle. Last Sighting was on Wednesda...