Daily Archives: November 7, 2008

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BBC has lost its good name

Sir,
I write in response to the article by Nathan Morley in last Friday’s issue of Cyprus Mail (‘The BBC needs stars like Brand’).

The ongoing furore concerning Messrs Ross and Brand looks like running out of steam. Lacking real talent, these yobbish, middle aged ‘lads’ ought to know better, but for some reason, they think it’s OK to insult decent people in public.

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Can Cyprus be saved from itself?

Sir,

Working in industry we had two main customers on which the company relied for its very existence.  These companies were wined and dined, and looked after like Royalty, with direct access to the MD if they had any problems. They were, after all, our ‘life-blood’.

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Tourists spending less on credit cards

CREDIT card spending by tourists dropped 12 per cent last month year on year, JCC said yesterday.

The figures also revealed that tourism spending on credit cards between January and October this year fell two per cent.

Cypriots, however, continued to spend in October at the rate of some 4.8 million a day, which is up eight per cent year on year to €148 million.

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Prison is a ‘drug abuse den’

THE CENTRAL Prison has turned into a “drug abuse den”, with prisoners on almost an entire wing taking substances at the same time.

The claims were made by the Chairman of the House Legal Affairs Committee, Ionas Nicolaou of DISY, during yesterday’s discussion of the Justice Ministry’s 2009 budget.

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