Monthly Archives: February 2002

Archives February 22, 2002 posted by

Education Ministry orders crack down on mobile phones in school

THE EDUCATION Ministry is spearheading a crackdown on the use of mobile phones in the classroom, following a flood of complaints from teachers about pupils sending text messages to ease the boredom of lessons.

Education Minister Ouranios Ioannides has come out in support of teachers who say they can’t teach because they are competing with mobiles for students’ attention.

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Archives February 21, 2002 posted by

Wanted: large space for fallow deer

THE AGRICULTURE Ministry has decided to try and find private homes for the fallow deer in the Tylliria Mountains rather than slaughter them as originally planned.

The deer have been a problem on the island for over 20 years now, ever since two female and one male deer were shipped over from Switzerland in 1980.

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