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Developers escape jail sentence in assault case

Cyprus property developers Christoforos Karayiannas, Marios Karayiannas and their associate Charalambous Ttigis have escaped a jail sentence for their brutal attack on British home buyer Conor O’Dwyer in January 2008.

Reprieve for couple in danger of losing their home

The couple who retired to Cyprus and who were deceived into buying an apartment that was already mortgaged have won a reprieve from their misery as no-one bid for their property when it was put up for auction last Sunday.

Title Deed mess leaves couple homeless

A couple who bought an apartment in Cyprus for their retirement face eviction and repossession by the bank as its former owner has defaulted on his mortgage payments.

British couple plan to sue property developer

British couple Janet and Keith Smith are planning to sue their property developer after falling victim to a campaign of harassment that caused untold misery, health problems and further costs which have destroyed their lives.

Corruption in Cyprus is a national problem says EU report

“In Greece, Bulgaria and Cyprus there is almost universal agreement that corruption is a national problem” says damning EU Commission report.

Heavy January rains bring relief from water cuts

Michalis Polynikis, the Cyprus Agriculture Minister, has announced that water cuts will be lifted from today as a result of January’s heavy rains.

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