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Unions unite against Nicosia Council

There was a major show of support yesterday for the Nicosia council workers union, BES, by a number of other unions and political parties. Participating ...

One thousand debtors due for prison

This hard hitting statement came from the President of the Chamber of Tradesmen and Artisans, Hurrem Tulga. The worsening economic conditions are putting many debtors into ...

Helicopter crash condolences

President Dervis Eroglu sent condolences to President Erdogan and Prime Minister Gul yesterday. On Saturday, a Turkish Army helicopter crashed in Sirt province in south ...

Novel job application

The Golden Tulip Hotel in Nicosia, a luxury branch of an international hotel chain, saw a surprise job applicant with real determination last week. Yesterday ...

Illegal milkman caught

Customs officers yesterday confiscated a large haul of powdered milk being smuggled into the TRNC at the Metehan border crossing. Forty bags, weighing a total ...

Class action lawsuit for TRNC airlines

There were reports yesterday that disappointed passengers have won a landmark legal case against Cyprus Turkish Airlines and Atlas Jet. 669 people whose travel was ...

Serious Fraud Office hunts Nadir funds

The Serious Fraud Office prosecutor has said that they will be pursuing inquiries to determine where the remainder of Asil Nadir’s funds are. They will ...

Asil Nadir – what cost to the UK?

As posted on Friday, Asil Nadir has been ordered to pay £5 million to the administrators of Polly Peck International –  just a fraction of ...

Asil Nadir ordered to pay up or do extra time

Ex-fugitive businessman Asil Nadir was already sentenced to prison for ten years. He was earlier found guilty in the UK of stealing £29 million from ...

No end in sight for Nicosia municipal workers strike

The continuing strike of municipal workers in Nicosia shows no sign of abating as the Minister of Interior and Local Administration fails to reach an ...