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‘£55,000 ecstasy haul biggest ever in Cyprus’

POLICE said yesterday they had seized their biggest ever haul of ecstasy pills with a street value of around £55,000, following the arrest of a 34-year-old Nicosia man currently living in Limassol.

“It was the largest ecstasy haul ever,” drug squad Chief George Papageorgiou told the Cyprus Mail. “It’s one of the biggest cases in Cyprus concerning local consumption.”

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Massive interested in Man. United game

INTEREST in the Champions league match between Maccabi Haifa and Manchester United, being staged at Nicosia’s GSP on October 18, has been “massive” according to Ronis Soteriades President of the Manchester United Supporters Club in Cyprus and sources in Israel.

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Deadlock over Palm Beach redundancies

THE plight of employees at the Palm Beach Hotel in Larnaca appeared no closer to clarification yesterday after deadlock at a meeting between union representatives and hotel management aimed at establishing a redundancy package.

The meeting was called following announcement of the decision to close the hotel on November 15.

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Man U to play in Cyprus

MANCHESTER United, Greek champions Olympiakos and last year’s Champions League runners up Bayer Leverkusen will all be coming to Cyprus in the coming months to play Maccabi Haifa, forced to play their Champions League ‘home’ ties at Nicosia’s GSP stadium.

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