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Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary in talks to takeover Cyprus Airways

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary in talks to takeover Cyprus Airways

Posted on Thursday, 21 August 2014, at 9:54pm

The outspoken boss of budget airline Ryanair will begin talks with the Cypriot government about a possible takeover of Cyprus Airways, despite previously claiming he was "not particularly interested" in buying the airline. Ryanair is one of a number of companies interested in... [ Read more ]


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Features

Is Skopelos the perfect Greek island?

Is Skopelos the perfect Greek island?

Posted on Friday, 22 August 2014, at 7:39am

My seven-day stay on Skopelos had passed blissfully free of reminders of Meryl Streep, Abba, or Mamma Mia! – the saccharine musical shot here almost a decade ago. But then our coach driver, who was taking us to the ferry terminal for our journey home, intervened. Fifty grumpy... [ Read more ]


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Theatre – Film

Killing My Girl – a short film by Tasos Giapoutzis

Killing My Girl – a short film by Tasos Giapoutzis

A young South Asian woman lives away from home, in London, with her husband and in-laws. The film depicts her struggle to undergo sex-selective abortion against her will. Trailer here. Duration : 11'37'' [caption id="attachment_20894" align="alignleft" width="175"] 'Killing... [ Read more ]


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Other

Bodyflying experience – euGreeka offer

Bodyflying experience – euGreeka offer

A unique sensation of body-flight at the new hybrid wind tunnel in Essex. Windspin, the trading name of Dedalus Skydiving Limited, has introduced the first hybrid vertical wind tunnel in the world in the UK. They are making indoor skydiving extensively available by... [ Read more ]


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Out of London

Bodyflying experience – euGreeka offer

Bodyflying experience – euGreeka offer

A unique sensation of body-flight at the new hybrid wind tunnel in Essex. Windspin, the trading name of Dedalus Skydiving Limited, has introduced the first hybrid vertical wind tunnel in the world in the UK. They are making indoor skydiving extensively available by... [ Read more ]


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Social

Macedonian Society events

Macedonian Society events

Friday, 17 October; 7:00pm & Sunday, 19 October; 5:00pm

25th anniversary celebration of the Macedonian Society of Great Britain Friday 17 October, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS. Free entry; booking essential on 07904 086677 or at sec@macedonia.org.uk; attendance to be confirmed by... [ Read more ]


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Lectures

Medea: Women in Ancient Greece

Medea: Women in Ancient Greece

Monday, 1 September 2014; 6:00pm

Historian Bettany Hughes and theatre scholar Oliver Taplin discuss the place of women in religion and their depiction as dangerous and tragic figures. Bettany Hughes is an historian, broadcaster and author whose books include Helen of Troy and The Hemlock Cup. She has... [ Read more ]


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Literature

The Sunrise

The Sunrise

Tuesday, 23 September 2014; 7:15pm

Join the bestselling author of The Island, The Return and The Thread, Victoria Hislop as she talks about her eagerly awaited new novel The Sunrise which is set in the city of Famagusta, Cyprus during the devastating events of the 1970s. With her unique brand of storytelling,... [ Read more ]


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Music

Çiğdem Aslan with special guest Louis de Bernières

Çiğdem Aslan with special guest Louis de Bernières

Sunday, 28 September 2014; 7:00pm

Çiğdem Aslan is a rising star in the revival of rebetiko and smyneika, the bitter-sweet, devil-may-care songs of an exiled underclass, sung in the music houses and café amans of Athens and İstanbul of the turbulent ‘20s and troubled ’30s.  With her band of top-class... [ Read more ]


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Workshops

Ancient Greek language and culture classes – Birmingham

Ancient Greek language and culture classes – Birmingham

Starts Monday, 29 September 2014; for 10 weeks

Ancient Greek language and culture. Explore Classical and New Testament Greek. Starting week beginning 29th September 2014. Course fee: £80 (10 weeks) Concessionary fees available, please contact Brasshouse for details. Enrol now! For further information and enrolment,... [ Read more ]


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