Daily Archives: June 3, 2001

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Burns takes the lead in the Cyprus Rally

FIFTY cars were left in the race when the Cyprus Rally got under way again yesterday morning in Limassol. A high rate of attrition took a heavy toll on the first Leg on Friday, with a third of the competitors out of the running after just six of the event’s 22 special stages.

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Offshore firms on tax crusade

INTERNATIONAL businesses are on a crusade to force the government to get to grips with harmonising corporate tax between local and offshore companies in order to check rising tension over civil service foot dragging.

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UN commander’s grief over Nepal massacre

THE Nepalese commander of the United Nations Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) yesterday expressed his shock and grief in learning of the tragic massacre of the royal family in Kathmandu.

The heir to the throne, Prince Dipendra, is reported to have shot dead up to 11 members of his family during a banquet in a manic shooting spree on Friday night.

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Jewel raid in Limassol

SOME £12,000 worth of jewellery and cash was stolen from a Limassol flat yesterday, while the owner and his family were out.

The lock was broken and the thief made off with £6,000 worth of gold jewellery, £3,000 worth of silver, and $2,000 and £1,900 in cash.

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News in Brief

Teenager critical

A TEENAGER was yesterday fighting for his life his motorbike hit a car in Paphos on Friday.

Seventeen-year-old Stelios Savva was immediately rushed to Paphos hospital, but because of the severity of his injuries he was then flown by police helicopter to Nicosia where he underwent emergency surgery.

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