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Shots fired at British TV crew

Reports of shots being fired at a British TV crew in Cyprus, who have been on the Island investigating and filming a number of property scams, have appeared in the Greek language media.

Long queues at Paphos land registry

Despite the Cyprus Interior Minister Neoclis Sylikiotis promising additional resources to help clear the backlog of Title Deeds waiting to be issued, there are still long queues outside the Land Registry and other government offices in Paphos.

Bombers target Cyprus developer

A home-made bomb was detonated outside the offices of a property developer in the Kapparis area of Paralimni on Monday evening.

Are we about to see justice for all?

An article in today’s Sunday Mail Opinion column questions whether the Cypriot authorities have left it too late to repair the damage that has been done to the Island’s image abroad.

Cyprus public debt reaches 105 percent of GDP

The level of Cyprus public debt reached €17.8 billion, corresponding to 105% of GDP, in the third quarter of 2010 according to a recent article in StockWatch.

Banks face more serious risks says CPAG

According to CPAG the banks in Cyprus are facing more serious risks than those reported last week by the rating agency Moody’s.

British Army serviceman may be left out in the cold

A former British Army serviceman who once served in Cyprus may be left out in the cold if other residents living on the Paradise Hills estate get a mains electricity supply.

Overseas sales maintain slow recovery

The slow recovery of Cyprus’ overseas property market continued last month with sales during the first ten months of the year up by 8 percent on the numbers sold during the first ten months of 2009.

State to appeal O’Dwyer decision and sentence

The Attorney General of Cyprus has authorised state prosecutor Thanasis Papanicolaou to appeal the Court’s decision and sentence in the Conor O’Dwyer assault case.

Fears for property crisis heighten

Exceptionally low numbers of properties are being sold in Cyprus compared to previous years heightening fears of a much longer crisis in the Island’s property industry than earlier anticipated.

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