Daily Archives: June 24, 2000

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Censored: sexy French art film is banned

ADVENTUROUS cinema-goers will, it seems, have to change their plans this weekend: sexy French art-film Romance, due to start showing at the Acropole Cinema in Nicosia as from yesterday, has been rejected for a certificate by the Ratings Board – in other words, has been banned from cinemas.

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Market inches closer to 500-point level

THE MARKET fought hard to stave off the 500-point benchmark yesterday, but ended up inching closer with a 0.02 per cent drop to close at 505.67 points.

Trading volume was up from Thursday’s £41.4 million to £44.5 million but brokers are worried that the current quick-buck mentality among investors could drag the index to worrisome levels.

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Sezer remarks give little hope for talks

THE GOVERNMENT said yesterday it hoped Turkey’s positions on the Cyprus problem would not find their way to the negotiating table in Geneva next month.

Spokesman Michalis Papapetrou was commenting on statements by Turkish President Ahmet Necdet Sezer, who said on Thursday a Cyprus solution must be based on the principle of two states.

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Five road deaths in five days

A 25-YEAR-old Chinese man was the fifth person in as many days to die in a road accident when his car was crushed by an oncoming truck on the Ayia Napa to Paralimni road on Thursday night.

College student Ann Lyn, who also worked at an Ayia Napa restaurant, was overtaking when he collided head-on with a heavy truck.

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