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Grigg’s on fire as Wigan stun 10-man Man City in FA Cup
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:02:15 +0000 -

Third-tier Wigan Athletic lived up to the billing as Manchester City’s bogey team by beating the 10-man Premier League leaders 1-0 in a stunning FA Cup fifth round upset on Monday. Will Grigg coolly slotted home the winner in the 79th minute to trigger chants of ‘Will Grigg’s on fire’ around the DW Stadium. The […]

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Guitar melodies times three
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:25:01 +0000 -

Three guitarists will take audience members on a journey through time with their melodies in Paphos on Saturday, when a flamenco mood will surely get them on their feet. Vasilios Avraam, George Christofi and Socrates Leptos make up the Cyprus Guitar Trio, who will entertain with well-known works written specially for three guitars by great […]

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Memories interact with dance
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:00:08 +0000 -

The European Capital of Culture Pafos2017 programme of events may be over but the traces it has left on our cultural scene are still very much alive. Proving this point will be performer Arianna Economou who will talk about her solo interactive performance Trails of Memories: Crevices of the Mind/Time Lost & Time Found and […]

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Film review: The Shape of Water **
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:00:45 +0000 -

By Preston Wilder No girl wants her boyfriend to smell of fish – but what if he actually is a fish? There are many reasons why a romantic relationship between a human woman and a scaly aquatic creature might be problematic – but of course it’s easier when the creature is a regal Amazonian god […]

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Sunshine Cup provides playground for mountain bikers
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 09:30:41 +0000 -

Taking to two wheels has become, it seems, a national pastime! The hale and hearty are braving the roads to beat weekday traffic, families pedal along the Pediaios pathways of a Saturday, and lycra-clad enthusiasts head off to the hills of a weekend… Cycling in all its forms and for all sorts of purposes is […]

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Quake shakes Mexicans out of bed, alarms sound in capital
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:58:36 +0000 -

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck southern Mexico early on Monday, sending frightened residents into the streets as seismic alarms echoed across the capital, although there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake hit 32 km (20 miles) east of Santa Catarina Mechoacan in the state of Oaxaca at a depth of 40 km at […]

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Subtlety of colours never goes out of fashion
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 08:00:14 +0000 -

The life and work of artist Gabriel Dandan will be celebrated with an exhibition of his work in Paphos as of Friday. Under the name It’s Me, the exhibition will showcase the last and most impressive works by Dandan, who visited Cyprus frequently and had several exhibitions in Paphos from 2007 – as a solo […]

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Russian team in shock over Games doping scandal
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:13:00 +0000 -

A Russian Olympic medallist has left the Pyeongchang Winter Games on suspicion of doping, a team official said on Monday, in a scandal that has shocked his teammates and could imperil Russia’s efforts to regain full Olympic status. Alexander Krushelnitsky, who competes in curling, one of the Games’ least physically taxing sports, is suspected of […]

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Rochdale earn last-gasp draw with Tottenham (QF draw)
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 18:07:54 +0000 -

LONDON, Feb 18 (Reuters) – Steve Davies struck a stoppage time equaliser to earn third-tier strugglers Rochdale a deserved 2-2 draw in a cracking FA Cup fifth round tie against Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. It looked as though substitute Harry Kane’s late penalty had put Tottenham into the quarter-finals but fellow substitute […]

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Urgent need for care and support for Alzheimer’s patients
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:55:34 +0000 -

THE Alzheimer’s association in Paphos is appealing for volunteers and fundraisers as the number of new patients being diagnosed with the disease is increasing daily. President of the Paphos branch of the Cyprus Alzheimer’s association Chrystalla Themistokleous, also the assistant matron of Paphos general hospital, told the Sunday Mail that although some steps have been made by the […]

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Limassol carnival parade [Photos]
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 17:25:16 +0000 -

       

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Ten hikers missing after Swiss avalanche
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:09:49 +0000 -

An avalanche in the Swiss canton of Valais, which borders France and Italy, has swept away 10 hikers, a police spokesman said on Sunday. The avalanche took place at an altitude of 2,500 metres in an area called the Col de Fenestral, the spokesman said. A search was under way and no further information was […]

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Swastikas, slurs daubed on Polish embassy in Tel Aviv
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 16:06:57 +0000 -

Swastikas and profanities were daubed on the entrance to Poland’s embassy in Israel on Sunday after Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said Jews, as well as Poles and others, were among perpetrators of the Nazi Holocaust. Poland sparked international criticism over its stance on the facts of the Holocaust when it passed a law imposing […]

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First graders to get a little bit bigger
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:59:25 +0000 -

Raising the age children start school aims to boost results, but is there more that should be done? BY increasing the school starting age the ministry of education hopes that younger children, especially boys, will be able to settle into school better and a corresponding improvement in later schooling will be seen. But is this […]

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Trump accuses FBI of ‘spending too much time’ on Russia probe
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:27:38 +0000 -

U.S. President Donald Trump attacked the FBI and lawmakers probing alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and said an excessive focus on Russia led federal investigators to miss signs that could have prevented the deadly school shooting in Florida last week. In a series of tweets over the weekend, Trump accused President Barack […]

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Five killed in attack on church in Russia’s Dagestan (Updated)
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 15:01:17 +0000 -

A man in Russia’s southern province of Dagestan shot into a crowd of people leaving a church on Sunday, killing five and injuring at least five others, Russian news agencies reported, citing the local health ministry. The attack occurred in the village of Kizlyar in the Muslim-majority republic of Dagestan, agencies said. The small republic […]

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Paphos Carnival parade [Photos]
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:50:07 +0000 -

       

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Britain wants degree fees to reflect choice of subject
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:39:47 +0000 -

Students at British universities could be charged variable tuition rates that reflect the economic value of their degrees, Minister for Education Damian Hinds said on Sunday, before the launch of a review of higher education funding. University tuition fees in England are high compared with elsewhere in Europe at around 9,000 pounds ($12,640) a year, […]

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Push by locals to promote Paphos old town
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:24:21 +0000 -

A NEW website will be launched next month to help promote Paphos old town, the head of the Friends of the Old Town Association said this week. Kyriacos Kyriacou told the Sunday Mail that the new website will be up and running next month after a contract to create it is awarded to a local […]

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Top German lawmaker in security row with Turkey at Munich meeting
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:22:34 +0000 -

A row broke out on Sunday between a leading German politician of Turkish origin and Turkey’s delegation at the Munich Security Conference, with the lawmaker being given police protection after what he said was a tense encounter with Turkish bodyguards. Cem Ozdemir, co-leader of Germany’s ecologist Greens until late last month and a critic of […]

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