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INSIDE John Cusack as Edgar Allan Poe in gripping tale

Horror film follows US youths into abandoned site

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No light at end of the tunnel Commission sets out extent of the 'profound contraction' of economy for the next two years By George Psyllides

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HE EUROPEAN Commission forecast what it called a ‘profound contraction” in economic activity in Cyprus over the next two years as a result of ‘painful adjustments’ the island must endure under its bailout programme. According to the spring forecast published yesterday, the island’s economy is expected to contract by 8.7 per cent this year and 3.9 per cent in 2014 mainly as a result of the conditions of the bailout recently agreed with international lenders, the Commission said. According to the EC’s spring economic forecast, the island’s real GDP is expected to decline sharply by 8.7 per cent this year “affected in particular by the immediate restructuring of the banking sector, which affects net credit growth, fiscal consolidation, and the high degree of economic uncertainty which weighs on domestic demand and investment.” The situation is worsened by the capital controls put in place to

prevent the flight of deposits following the resolution of the island’s second-biggest bank, Laiki, and a haircut on uninsured savings – over €100,000 – in the Bank of Cyprus, which could ultimately reach 60 per cent. “Temporary imposition of capital controls and withdrawal restrictions are expected to hamper international capital flows and to reduce business volumes in both domestic and internationally oriented companies,” the EC said. “The bail-in of uninsured depositors implies a loss of wealth, which will also affect private consumption and investment.” And Cyprus could only look forward to more misery in 2014 as deleveraging by banks and the tight credit growth conditions will cause the further decline of gross fixed capital formation. Fiscal consolidation measures and rising unemployment are projected to weigh strongly on private consumption, the EC said. “Little reprieve could

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Several fires broke out yesterday afternoon in the Nicosia district, one of which was in the old town on Ermou Street. The blaze began in the north but spread, damaging six derelict buildings. Residents on both sides rushed to help SEE STORY PAGE 3

‘Starving Virginia settlers turned cannibal’ SETTLERS at Virginia’s Jamestown Colony resorted to cannibalism to survive the harsh winter of 1609, dismembering and consuming a 14-year-old English girl, the US Smithsonian Institution reported this week. This is the first direct evidence of cannibalism at Jamestown, the oldest permanent English colony in the Americas, according to the Washington-based museum and research complex. A recent excavation at the historic site revealed not just the remains of dogs, cats and horses eaten by settlers during the cold “Starving Time” of that year, but also the bones of a

girl known to researchers simply as “Jane”. Jane probably was part of a relatively prosperous household, possibly a gentleman’s daughter or maidservant, said Smithsonian forensic anthropologist Douglas Owsley, who analysed her bones after they were found by Preservation Virginia, a private nonprofit group. Her back molars had not yet erupted, putting her age around 14 years, and there was a lot of nitrogen in her bones, indicating she ate a meat-rich English diet, Owsley said in a telephone interview. It is not known whether Jane was killed or died of natural causes.

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CHEMISTS NICOSIA AM. Antoniou, 21A Prodromou Ave. Tel: 22664442, 22436752 K. Christodoulou, 25A Kapenisiou St. Tel: 22376960, 22378494 (H) M. Paranis, 28D Lycavitou St, Makedonitissa. Tel: 22355715, 22354282 (H) D. K. Kokkinou, 124 Limassol Ave. Tel: 22422470, 22428499 E. A. Antoniades, corner Athalassa & 2A Hadjijoseph Ave, Acropolis. Tel: 22314634, 22491526 (H) LIMASSOL M. Pahoumis, 56 Ay Filaxeos St. Tel: 25374449, 25721781 D. Papadopoulou 121 N. Pattichi Tel: 25387216,

25750820 (H) N. Leonidou 60 Kolonakiou Ayios Athanasios Tel. 25327766, 25727942 (H) LARNACA V. Moyseos, PEO, Tel: 93 Ermou St., Tel: 24655312, 24626553 G. Zoppou, 122 Faneromenis St. Tel: 24622810, 24651003 PAPHOS K. G. Filippidou, 93 E. Pallikarides St. Tel: 26949259, 26922670 (H) PARALIMNI G. Kayias, 6A Sotiras St. Tel: 23827020, 23744353 (H)

Boys have their hair shaved during the ‘Children Becoming Buddhist Monks’ ceremony at a Chogye temple in Seoul, South Korea, yesterday. The children will stay at the temple to learn about Buddhism for 20 days. South Korean Buddhists are preparing to celebrate the Buddha’s upcoming birthday on May 17 (EPA)

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ON THIS DAY MAY 4 1953

63 years ago Thursday May 4, 1950

Ernest Hemingway is awarded the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.

Panagis Stavri of Anglisides who was believed to have been killed by a train near Genagra and “buried” in his village lays a claim against the man who was actually killed, for a suit of clothes, a pair of shoes and a pair of bed sheets belonging to him and with which his mother shrouded the dead man whom she took as her son Panagis.

1970 In Kent, Ohio, 28 National Guardsmen fire their weapons at a group of antiwar demonstrators on the Kent State University campus, killing four students, wounding eight, and permanently paralysing another

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The Don’t Make A Wave Committee, a fledgling environmental organisation founded in Canada in 1971, officially changes its name to Greenpeace Foundation.

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1979 The Conservative Party wins the general election making Margaret Thatcher Britain’s first woman prime minister.

1994 Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO leader Yasser Arafat sign the Oslo accords regarding Palestinian self-rule in the Gaza Strip and Jericho.

The Famagusta Supreme Court made judicial history yesterday when it ordered the retrial by another judge of a Turkish Cypriot alleged to have been in possession of cigarette papers. On April 4, Turkish Cypriot Djaboulat Djafer, of Famagusta had been found not guilty of possessing 180 booklets and NAAFI cigarettes.

38 years ago Sunday May 4, 1975 Greek Cypriot and Turkish soldiers exchanged small arms and machine-gun fire for an hour overnight near the ceasefire line through Skouriotissa. No casualties were reported and Danish soldiers of the United Nations peace force reestablished the ceasefire. The Cyprus government spokesman said, National Guardsmen had seen Turkish soldiers moving towards high ground. They challenged the Turks, who opened fire and fire was returned.


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Church urges people engage in more charitable activities By Poly Pantelides THE COUNTRY’S deep economic difficulties give people the opportunity to engage in charitable activity, Archbishop Chrysostomos II said in his Easter message reiterating the Church’s willingness to donate its assets to help exit the crisis. “The Church… is making available to the people all of its fortune so that they do not suffer and so that the country’s economy may be salvaged,” the Primate said ahead of the big-

gest Greek Orthodox holiday. “(The Church) is willing, just as it has done many times before during our existence as a nation, to donate even the Churches’ valuables – those very sacred vessels – for the salvation of the country.” The Archbishop said in March – before a Cyprus bailout was finalised with the country’s EU lenders – that the Church could mortgage its property to invest in bonds to support the economy without specifying how. When he was Bishop of Paphos, he encouraged displaced Greek Cypriots to vote against the Annan Plan in 2004 – a proposed solution to the Cy-

prus problem that was to be rejected by Greek Cypriots – promising to compensate those who were to lose land in the north. He later denied making such comments. In his Easter message, the Archbishop said that the economic hardship would pass but nonetheless made timely the Church’s charitable foundations. “(The financial hardships) give the opportunity to those who can to demonstrate their charitable feelings to those in need,” he said. But the Archbishop also said that the joy from the resurrection of Jesus Christ – the cornerstone of the Christian faith – could not be

overshadowed by any financial troubles. The joy of Easter is an internal happiness manifesting as inner calm and courage from the certainty that it is God’s will and not human contrivances that finally decide the outcome of all things, the Archbishop said. The Archbishop urged people not to lose sight of the country’s bigger issue – the Cyprus problem and the risk of consenting a damaging solution to the situation that has resulted in the 1974 Turkish invasion and occupation of the northern part of the island. “Our first concern and priority must always be a fair resolution of our national problem,” he said.

Probe launched into ‘stitch-up’ of Politis man Newspaper says crime reporter accused by police in presidential letter threat By Poly Pantelides and Peter Stevenson THE JUSTICE minister said yesterday he would appoint an independent criminal investigator to examine claims by daily Politis, which said one of their reporters was wrongfully embroiled in a police investigation in relation to a death threat issued against President Nicos Anastasiades. Ionas Nicolaou said that the Politis claims needed to be examined thoroughly. “Our effort is to investigate the report’s claims swiftly, with full independence and in depth so that there are no (wrong) impressions in relation to police’s intentions.” Although Nicolaou said he fully trusted the police chief, he added an investigation would include the police’s handling of the case. Politis crime reporter, Manolis Kalantzis, informed the force in early April that he had received a letter threatening Anastasiades and Central Bank Governor Panicos Demetriades and their families. The newspaper said yesterday that police informed Kalantzis this week that he was

a suspect in the case as they said they had discovered his DNA in one of the stamps. Politis said that police took DNA and fingertips’ samples from everyone at the newspaper who had contact with the letter, but were shocked to find out their own reporter was considered a suspect in the case. According to Politis, police conceded that in addition to discovering Kalantzis’ DNA, they had also found genetic material belonging to others. The police investigator thought that Kalantzis had a motive to send the letter himself in order to publish a story in the newspaper, Politis said. The newspaper further claims that contrary to police allegations that the DNA was found behind a “wellstuck stamp,” it was clear from the photographs they had taken of the letter that the stamp’s edges were already sticking up when the letter was received. Kalantzis also told Politis that he received word from a source within the police that a court rejected last week the force’s request to get a warrant issued to confiscate his computers and hard drives. Nevertheless,

the reporter handed over his computers on certain conditions geared at protecting his sources. The newspaper raised questions over the way the police handed the investigations, alleging ulterior motives. Minister Nicolaou yesterday said that the all government authorities were obliged to respect journalists’ sources. He did not give a timeframe for the investigations, pending a discussion with the attorneygeneral. The government “completely respects media officials and calls on them to continue their work with no hindrance and with full freedom in how they express their opinions or put across their views,” Nicolaou said. The typewritten letter was sent by post to Politis in Nicosia and signed by the ‘Deposit Rescue Group: To the Death’. The letter was dated March 20, 2013, five days after a plan was announced to force a levy on insured and insured deposits in all local banks. The plan was later rejected by parliament. The letter said, “We warn you and we’re not bluffing. We will start with your grandchildren... we belong to no party or organisation. You are fated to die.”

Members of the fire service on Ermou Street in the old town yesterday

Fire services being kept busy FOUR separate fires broke out in the Nicosia district yesterday afternoon including one in the buffer zone in Ermou Street, which threatened homes. Fire services’ spokeswoman Lisa Kemidji said that six abandoned houses on Ermou were damaged by a fire that started in the buffer zone at about 2pm. Fire trucks went to the area while concerned Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots on either side rushed to help, a fire services official at the scene told the Cyprus Mail. “There were many people who were concerned because the blaze was so close to their homes and came out to help,” he said. Turkish Cypriots on the other side of the line also helped fire services, he added. By 4pm, the

blaze was under control but had damaged an area of empty dwellings roughly 80m by 100m, the same official said. But a resident told the Cyprus Mail that it took a fire service truck more than half an hour to gain access to a nearby street because of unregulated parking they had repeatedly told the Nicosia mayor about. Meanwhile, three other bush fires broke out in Kotsiatis, Paliometocho and in the Peristerona and Orounda area. Nicosia fire services said it had at least 15 trucks out yesterday and had to call in off-duty staff. They also requested help from Larnaca fire services, Kemidji said. Police blocked the Nicosia-Larnaca highway for about half an hour in the afternoon due to the fire at Kotsiatis.

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Home CYPRUS TODAY Cypriot team head off to Eurovision CYPRUS’ delegation to the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest departs on Monday, for the Swedish city of Malmö, hosts of the 58th Eurovision Song Contest. Cypriot singer Despina Olympiou will represent Cyprus with the song “An me thimasai” (If you remember me), written by Zenon Zintillis and composed by Andreas Giorgallis. On Tuesday, May 7, the Cypriot delegation will have its first rehearsal and on May 14 Cyprus will take part in the first semi-final. The 58th Eurovision Song Contest will take place on 14, 16 and 18 of May. The two semi-finals and the final will be broadcast by CyBC.

Biker killed on the roads AT AROUND 1.30am yesterday in Nicosia 25-year-old Panicos Georgiou died in a motorbike accident. Georgiou was driving on Griva Dighenis Avenue towards Engomi when he lost control of his motorbike. The motorbike overturned and slammed into two cars at a set of traffic lights. Georgiou, who was wearing a helmet, was critically injured. He was taken to the emergency room of Nicosia General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Warning over Easter bonfires ENVIRONMENT Commissioner Ioanna Panayiotou released a statement yesterday reminding the public that the lighting of bonfires in municipalities and urban areas is illegal. “What goes on now has nothing to do with customs as citizens get involved in destructive competitions to see who can build the biggest bonfire. They destroy property, cut down trees, steal wood and may also sell timber for financial gain,” Panayiotou said. She urged the public to act reasonably and use common sense for their own safety and to protect the environment.

CY equipment worth $1m stolen CYPRUS Airways informed police on Thursday that equipment worth US$1.0 million had been stolen from storage. Three used electronic engine controls, part of equipment for Airbus 320 planes were stolen between February 15 and May 1 from a storehouse in the old Larnaca Airport, a Cyprus Airways official told police. Cyprus News Agency said the equipment was covered by insurance.

Film accolade for Cypriot director Online short about arms trade wins at Tribeca A FILM by Cypriot director Minos Papas looking at the impact of the unregulated arms’ trade won the top prize in the prestigious New York Tribeca Film Festival (TFF) online film competition. A Short Film about GUNS premiered in the history lessons’ shorts programme of the festival, wining $5,000 (about €3,800) and earning the TFF’s best short film competition, making it eligible for an academy award nomination. The film looks at the unregulated arms trade and how a recent diplomatic treaty could help tackle this global crisis, featuring four arms trafficking experts who recount first-hand experiences with the arms trade. The film, shot in London, New York City and Seattle, was produced to shed light on an industry that generates over €45.8bln a year. The screenings at the Tribeca film festival followed the culmination of diplomatic talks with the United Nations resulting last month in an agreement by governments on the first-ever arms trade treaty. The film argued there was an urgent need for the treaty and that the absence of one has caused much devastation. “I hope that our world lead-

Winner Minos Papas chats with Hollywood giant Robert De Niro ers will rush to sign and ratify the arms’ trade treaty. Unlike other UN resolutions that remain unenforced, this treaty has the potential to save lives and contain the rampant devastation occurring in war-torn areas,” said Papas. The screenings drew huge crowds that included members of the Cyprus Mission to the UN, Cypriot consul Koula Sophianou, representatives of the Control Arms coalition, and high profile guests in the film industry, a news release said. “The film has already received press and international attention. Minos Papas was interviewed for both the New York Times, and the New York 1 channel, and invited to par-

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ticipate in festivals around the world.” The film’s producer, Louis Belanger, hailed the film as a victory for a worthy cause. A Short Film about GUNS will be a mouthpiece to spread awareness and convince governments to pass the Arms Trade Treaty into national laws and truly start making an impact,” said the film’s producer, Louis Belanger. “The fact that so many viewers voted for our film shows that people deeply care about this crucial issue. The award will serve to bring the message to even bigger audiences,” Belanger said. “We will be building on this support (demonstrated by

the film’s victory) to ensure that states sign the Treaty, which will open for signature on June 3,” said Allison Pytlak of Control Arms. Papas also enjoyed a lengthy conversation with Robert De Niro at the TFF directors’ brunch. Their conversation covered important issues ranging from Cyprus to the festival to the international arms trade. For more information visit: http://new.livestream.com/ TribecaFilm/events/2049026/ videos/17360542 http://controlarmsblog.posterous.com/ tribeca-the-arms-trade-treaty-and-history-les http://www.tribecafilmfestival.org/festival/features/tff2013-award-winners

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Home CYPRUS TODAY Works completed on Denia mosque THE Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage yesterday announced the completion of emergency works on the mosque in Denia. On April 15 the committee visited the mosque with the contractor to inspect the work. “This represents a great improvement for the village,” an announcement said, adding that it would also put Denia on the tourist map. The mosque is one of eleven historical sites identified by the Technical Committee composed of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot experts for emergency treatment in order to prevent irreversible damage to the island’s cultural heritage. The sites include churches, mosques and non-religious monuments and are part of an island wide list of 40 monuments agreed by both leaders. The works are funded by the EU and implemented by the United Nations Development Programme Partnership for the Future in collaboration with the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage.

Several arrested over firecrackers POLICE are stepping up their campaign to combat the dangerous tradition of possessing, using and selling firecrackers, as Easter celebrations arrive. Officers arrested an 18-year-old male from the Tsada community in Paphos on Thursday for the illegal possession of 82 homemade paper firecrackers and 50 grammes of gunpowder. After searching the garage of the house, police found six kilos of gunpowder mixture. The crime prevention unit also arrested two 17-year-olds at around 9pm on Thursday in Yeroskipou who had 56 firecrackers in their possession. The two young men named another 17-year-old who sold them the firecrackers and after searching the area, police found him and arrested him after finding 13 firecrackers on him. The three were written up and released. In another incident, officers in Oroklini attempted to stop two men in a car but they sped off throwing a cardboard box, which contained 22 packs of 40 firecrackers, out of the window.

Larnaca prepares for Kataklysmos VARIOUS works will take place on the Phinikoudes seafront in Larnaca in preparation for the Festival of the Flood (Kataklysmos) on June 24. “Works will take place to remove palm trees that have been planted sporadically in the sand and they will be replanted in a straight line,” Larnaca mayor Andreas Louroudjiadis said. “This rearrangement will contribute both to the proper functioning of the festival, restaurants and recreational areas. The safety of the public will be enhanced by creating more freedom of movement. The issue of fire safety and the ability for emergency vehicles to enter and exit the area will also be enabled by these road works,” Louroudjiadis added.

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Workmen were yesterday spotted refurbishing what used to be Laiki (Popular) Bank branches in Nicosia with the signs and logo of the Bank of Cyprus which has taken over Laiki’s operations under the bailout deal (R)

EU forecast shows no light at end of tunnel Jobless rate expected to jump to 16.9 per cent in 2014 (continued from front page) be expected from exports (tourism being most promising) amid uncertain external conditions and a shrinking financial services sector.” Unemployment was expected to rise further this year and will continue its upward course in 2014 on the back of slowing business activity, spillovers from the bank restructuring, and a hiring freeze in the public sector. The EC said it expected unemployment in 2013 to reach 15.5 per cent and 16.9 per cent the next year. The EC said significant downside risks will persist as the implementation of the agreed macroeconomic adjustment programme could have a stronger impact on the economy through domestic demand, exports, business and consumer confidence.

“Also, risks of household and corporate defaults propagating through the economy may lead to further losses in the banking sector and increased unemployment. Upside risks relate to potential investment activity in the energy sector.” The EC also expected a widening deficit – 6.5 per cent this year and 8.4 per cent in 2014. The deficit in 2012 was 6.3 per cent. Revenues were expected to be held back by the slump in economic activity, despite the rise in direct taxation. “The decline in economic activity is expected to lead to worse revenues in 2013 than in 2012 and to a faster worsening in 2014, as these taxes are collected in the following year,” the EC said. “Indirect tax receipts are also expected to fall in both 2013 and 2014 in line with the reduction of domestic consumption and

despite the increases on the VAT rates and on excise duties.” France, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands - four of the five largest eurozone economies - will be in recession through 2013, the Commission’s forecasts showed, with only Germany, the largest eurozone economy, managing to eke out growth. The Commission said the eurozone economy would shrink 0.4 per cent this year and grow 1.2 per cent next year, revising down its projections from last February of a 0.3 per cent recession and 1.4 per cent growth respectively. “Fiscal consolidation is continuing, but its pace is slowing down. In parallel, structural reforms must be intensified to unlock growth in Europe, “ EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said.


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Home Greek Cypriot told to take compensation or property exchange Three months until new health care fees come into effect

ECHR rules out ‘right of return’ By Poly Pantelides THE EUROPEAN Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has effectively ruled out the right of displaced Cypriots to return to their homes, said the lawyer who was recently told by the ECHR that Turkey was not obliged to return her home and properties lost when Turkey invaded in 1974. The ECHR has recently refused to look at a request by lawyer Eleni Meleagrou and her family to review the correctness or not of the decision by the ‘TRNC’ not to grant the restitution of the family home or property. The ECHR’s decision is final and not subject to appeal. “There is no right of return any more. That has been actually abolished,” Meleagrou said. Meleagrou and her family wanted to have their home and 17 plots of land in occupied Kyrenia and Zodhia returned to them. The term used by courts is “restitution,” one of the remedies offered by the Immovable Property Commission (IPC) set up by Turkey in 2006 to address property claims by displaced Greek Cypriots. The IPC offers two other remedies: expropriation with compensation, and property exchange. The ECHR said in the landmark 2010 Demopoulos case that the IPC had to be the first port of call for displaced Greek Cypriots, as it was deemed an effective domestic remedy, meaning that the IPC was considered legally and practically capable of addressing Greek Cypriot claims. Following the Demopoulos case, Greek Cypriots needed to first lodge claims with the IPC, with the option of an appeal to the high administrative court in the north in order to exhaust the domestic remedies. The understanding was that this process would enable Greek Cypriots who were still left unsatisfied with the do-

mestic procedure, to ask the ECHR to review the decision – in essence asking the ECHR to review the laws and practice of the domestic remedy. It has been a powerful argument used by lawyers arguing in favour of going to the IPC as a way to take Turkey back to the ECHR to expose as a bluff the claim that the IPC was an effective remedy. The first real test came with the Meleagrou case, the first application seen by the ECHR asking for a review of the IPC’s decisions. But the ECHR did not review the case’s merits – rejecting the Meleagrou application last month on technicalities. The Meleagrou family asked the IPC for restitution – and not compensation or property exchange – but were told by the ECHR they could, if they wanted, ask for either of the other two remedies. “The fact that the applicants did not want to claim redress which would have led to them giving up their claim of title… is not relevant to this assessment. It was their choice, but it excluded them from obtaining the other available remedies,” the ECHR said. Seeking compensation or land exchange “would also

‘We asked for restitution (of our Kyrenia home) (but) there was no discussion of it as a home’

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ECHR decision was a tacit recognition of the supremacy of Turkish law have permitted the award of damages for loss of use or non-pecuniary compensation if restitution was not afforded,” the Strasbourg court said adding “the range of remedies available before the IPC … was found (in the Demopoulos case) to be effective.” “It’s shocking actually. If the IPC does not give me what I ask, I am not allowed to have that decision reviewed by the ECHR. I have to accept anything they give me. I have to accept something. In other words, I don’t really have a choice.” For Meleagrou, the ECHR’s refusal to review the IPC and high administrative court’s decisions demonstrates the real import of the Demopoulos case. “We have to make a distinction – there are properties and there are homes and the right of restitution to homes has always been considered a much stronger case,” Meleagrou said. In the 2008 Demades case, the ECHR spoke of “displaced Greek Cypriots” when ordering Turkey to compensate the family of late Ioannis Demades for loss of use of his Kyrenia property. But after the Demopoulos case, the distinction between right to property and right to home was abolished because only property owners were allowed to lodge claims, Melea-

grou said. But although the IPC remedy was set up to deal with violations of rights to property and homes, “in the process it has just become the right to property,” Meleagrou said. “We asked for restitution (of our Kyrenia home) (but) there was no discussion of it as a home. They didn’t give it back to us (so the ECHR said) get compensation. They would not review the decision under either the articles of the right to property or right to home.” For Meleagrou, another consequence of the ECHR decision was the tacit recognition of the supremacy of Turkish law over Cypriot law when it comes to property claims in the north. She said this was demonstrated by the way the ECHR chose to treat the 14 properties owned by the Meleagrou family company in 1974 and later transferred to Eleni Meleagrou’s mother, Evie, after 1974. Although the Cyprus’ land registry carried out the property transfer registering Evie Meleagrou as the property owner, the IPC would not accept her ownership claims. The IPC argued that the applicant could not claim rights in the land because under the Turkish law, only those who owned property in1974 or their heirs can apply, and as no one can be an heir to a company,

Evie Meleagrou was not the rightful owner and could not apply. The ECHR accepted this without reviewing any documents pertaining to the properties. “So the ECHR ignored the valid, legitimate actions of the land registry post-1974, the transfer of the land from the company to my mother” Meleagrou said. This means in effect, “when titles of ownership about property in the occupied north are in conflict with Turkish law regarding ownership, Turkish law is the one that prevails,” she said. As of May 2, 2013, 4,864 applications have been lodged with the IPC, with just 367 concluded. Most cases have been settled with compensation. Compensation decisions will not be reviewed by the ECHR unless they are blatant lowball offers, Meleagrou said. Just a handful of cases have been settled with restitution at the IPC, including partial restitution and one case of restitution after the Cyprus problem is solved. Fewer cases still have been settled with land exchange. “What I had asked the (ECHR) to do was to review the law and the workings of the IPC.” But the ECHR’s rejection of the application as inadmissible means there “is no longer a court of last resort,” Meleagrou said.

A NEW health service bill was passed on this week at the House, which will see an increase in fees at public hospitals. The bill will also require those wanting free healthcare to provide a tax form which proves they have made three years worth of social insurance contributions. Passing the bill was a condition set by the troika to release the first instalment of the loan. The 18 MPs of opposition AKEL voted against the bill which will see the introduction of a 1.5 per cent charge for civil servants and fees for first aid, medicine and medical examinations which will come into effect in three months. After the vote, House President, Yiannakis Omirou stressed that providing health care to everyone was the state’s obligation and every person’s right. He added the modernisation of the healthcare system had been pending since 1960 when the Republic of Cyprus was founded, and that a National Health System (NHS) needs to be adopted as soon as possible. MPs rejected an amendment from AKEL’s MP Stella Misiaouli-Demetriou which would have seen exemptions for Cypriot repatriates who had lived in foreign countries who had not contributed to the social insurance fund for three years. DISY MP, Zacharias Zachariou told the house assembly there would be a three month period before the bill came into effect, to give time for any problems to be ironed out. AKEL MP, Adamos Adamou said that the requirement for a universal health insurance system for all was non-negotiable. “It is our fault that we don’t have a NHS,” he said, adding: “Health cannot be and should not be a political game”. Panicos Stavrianos, also an AKEL MP explained that medical costs must decrease as under current circumstances any person needing care could spend a year’s salary to pay for healthcare.


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World

Prosecutor in Bhutto investigation shot dead

Engineer held over Bangladesh building disaster, toll tops 500

Zulfikar’s assassination comes a week before polls

POLICE investigating the collapse of a Bangladesh factory building that killed more than 500 people have arrested an engineer who warned the day before that the eight-storey complex was unsafe. The arrest of engineer Adbur Razzak brought to nine the number of people held over the April 24 disaster, which has put the spotlight on the many Western clothing retailers who use Bangladesh as a source of cheap goods. One firm whose garments were being made in the doomed building, Canada’s Loblaw, said on Thursday it would continue to produce clothes in Bangladesh but promised to improve the facilities it uses there. The death toll from Bangladesh’s worst industrial accident rose to 501 yesterday, with the scores of relatives still gathered at the site in a Dhaka suburb clutching photographs of loved ones attesting to the many more still missing. Engineer Razzak had been called to Rana Plaza in Savar, 20 miles (30 km) north of the capital, by its owner when cracks appeared in concrete

By Mehreen Zahra-Malik GUNMEN on a motorcycle yesterday shot dead a prosecutor investigating the 2007 assassination of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, one of the most shocking events in the country’s turbulent history. Police sources said Chaudhry Zulfikar was shot in his car after he left home and headed to a hearing in the case, a reminder of Pakistan’s instability just a week before general elections. “He was killed by unknown gunmen. Twelve bullets were fired,” said a police source. Zulfikar was also the prosecutor investigating the 2008 attacks on India’s commercial capital, Mumbai, in which 166 people were killed. India said militants based in Pakistan were behind the three-day rampage. The attack on Zulfikar left glass and blood stains on the front seats of his car. Security expert Amir Rana said Zulfikar was probably a marked man because he had been prosecuting militants who were jailed in connection with Bhutto’s death, or other cases.

Pakistani police officials examine the bullet-riddled car of slain government prosecutor Chaudhry Zulfikar after an attack by gunmen in Islamabad yesterday (AFP) Bhutto’s assassination is shrouded in mystery. She was killed in a gun and suicide bomb attack carried out by a 15-year-old boy after an election rally in the city of Rawalpindi, weeks after she returned to Pakistan from years in self-imposed exile. A report by a UN commission of inquiry released in 2010 said any credible investigation should not rule out the possibility that members of Pakistan’s military and security establishment were involved. Bhutto was a fierce critic of Pakistan’s Taliban and Islamist groups that had been

patronised by elements of Pakistan’s military. She was deeply mistrusted by the security establishment. Speculation has lingered that Bhutto was the victim of a plot by allies of General Pervez Musharraf, the president at the time, who did not want her to come to power. The killing of the prosecutor comes days after a Pakistani court put Musharraf on a 14-day judicial remand for charges of failing to provide adequate security for Bhutto before her assassination. The former army chief, who has always denied responsibility for Bhutto’s death, re-

Pakistani beaten in retaliation over spy death A PAKISTANI prisoner was badly beaten in an Indian jail yesterday in apparent retaliation for a fatal attack on an Indian spy prisoner in Pakistan whose death has led to widespread anger and strained already fraught ties between the neighbours. Sanaullah Haq was being treated for severe head injuries in the intensive care ward of a local hospital in the northern Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, which borders Pakistan and has seen serious territorial disputes between the two nations. “He was rushed to Jammu Medical College Hospital in a critical condition as he had suffered severe head injuries in the attack. We are making arrangements for a critical care ambulance to shift him to Chandigarh or New Delhi for treatment,” said Rajni Sehgal, su-

perintendent of the Kotbawal jail where the attack happened. Pakistan’s foreign ministry said the incident was “condemnable” and called on India to punish the attacker. India’s foreign ministry said it regretted the attack and promised to give consular access to Haq once his condition stabilised. Sehgal said Haq had spent 17 years in Jammu prisons on murder charges for militancy related crimes. Sehgal said Haq was hit with a farming tool in the prison garden by a fellow prisoner in an argument over the death of the Indian prisoner who died in Pakistan, Sarabjit Singh. Nuclear-armed India and Pakistan have fought three wars since the partition of British-ruled India in 1947, although they began a peace process in 2004.

turned to Pakistan in March after nearly four years of selfimposed exile to contest the May 11 general election. But has since been banned from politics for life.

Relatives react after identifying a loved one’s body pillars the day before the accident. Despite his warning that the building was unsafe -- quoted in local media hours before it came crashing to the ground - thousands of mostly female workers were sent back into its upper storey factories when the morning shift began the next day. Police said Razzak had been arrested because he had been involved in the original construction of the building. Duty-free access offered by Western countries and low wages have helped turn Bangladesh’s garment exports into a $19-billion-a-year industry, with 60 per cent of clothes going to Europe.


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Hundreds flee their homes amid California wildfire A WIND-driven wildfire raging along the California coast north of Los Angeles prompted the evacuation of hundreds of homes and a university campus on Thursday as flames engulfed several farm buildings and recreational vehicles near threatened neighborhoods. A smaller blaze in Riverside County, 80 miles (128 km) to the east, destroyed two houses and damaged two others before firefighters halted its spread, and at least five additional wildfires were burning in Northern California. The outbreak of brush and wildfires marked a fierce start to a fire season in California that weather forecasters predict will be worsened by a summer of high temperatures and drought throughout much of the US West. The largest of the blazes erupted about 6.30am beside the US 101 freeway, less than 10 miles (16 km) inland from the Pacific coast, and quickly consumed 6,500 acres (2,630 hectares) of dry, dense chaparral and brush near the communities of Camarillo and Newbury Park, about 50 miles (80 km) north of Los Angeles. Hot, dry Santa Ana winds fanned the so-called Springs Fire southward toward the

Firefighters in Camarillo, California on Thursday ocean for much of the day, prompting authorities to close a stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway. Ventura County Fire Department spokesman Bill Nash said no injuries were reported. News footage broadcast by KTLA-TV showed heavy smoke in the area and flames engulfing recreational vehicles parked near the evacuation zone. Later footage showed several farm sheds and other structures at the edge of an agricultural field going up in flames, apparently ignited by burning embers. Fire department spokesman Tom McHale told KTLA that authorities were worried people could be exposed to toxic fumes that might be released from agricultural facilities.

‘Virginia settlers turned cannibals’ (continued from front page) The Smithsonian said there is no evidence of murder. After her death, in a year when many Jamestown colonists starved, Jane’s body was hacked apart by a butcher or butchers who barely knew what they were doing. “There was very clear post-mortem dismemberment...,” the scientist said. By 1609, Owsley said, the settlement was effectively operating under siege, with many of the male colonists killed by hostile Native Americans after venturing out. Those who remained inside Jamestown’s confines were often women, children and the sick. Those who dismembered Jane might well have been women, he said. The cuts were “very tentative, hesitant,” Owsley said. Scholars have speculated that extreme drought, hostile relations with the local Powhatan Confederacy and a lost supply ship made the Jamestown colonists desperate enough to eat humans. Writings had suggested it, but no hard physical evidence existed until now.

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Australia has committed to buy up to 100 new Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 Joint Strike Fighters

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Australian military to ramp up its air power By James Grubel AUSTRALIA announced a significant boost to its military air power yesterday, committing to buy up to 100 new Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, as it shifts its focus back to the Indo-Pacific as China and India beef up forces. After more than a decade of having forces first in Iraq, and then Afghanistan, Australia wants to focus on the military challenges closer to home, in line with US President Barack Obama’s 2011 “pivot” towards the Asia-Pacific. In a new defence strategy, Australia reinforces that the United States remains its closest ally, but also struck a conciliatory tone towards top trading partner China, noting its rising defence capabilities are a natural outcome from its growing economy.

Significant boost to air power reflects a focus on Indo-Pacific “The government does not approach China as an adversary. Rather, its policy is aimed at encouraging China’s peaceful rise and ensuring that strategic competition in the region does not lead to conflict,” the defence strategy said. In Beijing, Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying noted Australia’s assessment of China in the document “as a partner and not an opponent” and its view that the country’s development was “beneficial to the region and world”. “We believe this embodies Australia’s emphasis on developing China-Australia relations,” she said.

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As part of Australia’s military build-up, Defence Minister Stephen Smith said Canberra was committed to purchasing several squadrons of F-35s and would also buy 12 Boeing Co EA-18G electronic attack planes, modified versions of the 24 Super Hornets already part of Australia’s air force. “This important decision will assure a first-class air combat capability for Australia through the transition period to the Joint Strike Fighter, which will proceed on its current schedule,” Defence Minister Stephen Smith said. Canberra’s decision reinforces positive steps for the F-35, coming on the heels of

a decision by Norway to buy six F-35s a year earlier than planned, and the Dutch parliament’s decision not to reassess F-35 rivals to replace aging F-16s, despite cost overruns and development delays. Australia’s first two F-35s are due to be delivered in the US in 2014-15. Australia will initially buy 14 F-35s, building up to three operational squadrons, of around 75 planes. The first squadron is due in service from around 2020. The decision to stick with the F-35 will give Australia a mixed fleet of Super Hornets, Growlers and the new stealth fighters, matching the US navy capability until at least 2030, Smith said. The government also holds the option of buying a further 25 F-35s after 2030, to replace the Super Hornets when they are pulled from service, bringing the total of F-35s to 100.

Subway project begins in gridlocked Jakarta JAKARTA’S popular new governor, who threatens to shake up Indonesian crony politics, has launched the first mass transit railway project to help end the gridlock that brings the capital to a near halt during rush hour. It is also the first major test of Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, who swept to office seven months ago with the promise to sweep away the corruption and inefficiency that has long been the hallmark of Indonesian politics and the way the world’s 17th-largest city has been run. The project, announced late on Thursday and which has been delayed for over two decades, would mark a rare bright spot in Indonesia’s growing infrastructure bottleneck which threatens to throttle what have been record levels of investment in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy.

“Jokowi has no choice but to build the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit railway) to satisfy the emerging middle class,” said Marco Kusumawijaya, head of Rujak, a Jakarta-based urban planning think-tank. “But this will not solve the traffic problems of the city in the long run because the backlog of demand for public transport here is so huge.” Two consortia of Japanese and Indonesian state-owned companies were due to begin construction on the initial US$1.7-billion phase of the MRT later this year, Jokowi told reporters. The city of 10 million has tried various options to reduce cars on the streets. A rule in place for years which limits car using the main thoroughfare during rush hours to cars with three people is largely ineffective because “jockeys” line the roads to be extra passengers for a small payment.


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Britain

Anti-EU party shakes Tories in local elections

BRITAIN TODAY ‘Plebgate’ bike sold for £10,600

UKIP gains a threat to Cameron in 2015 By Andrew Osborn THE anti-European Union UK Independence Party made big gains in local elections, siphoning support from Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives in a vote that underlined the threat it poses to his re-election chances in 2015. Early results showed UKIP had won 42 council seats - as many as Labour - after seven of 35 councils had been declared and that it had polled an average 26 per cent of the vote, the best result by a fourth party since World War Two. UKIP, which wants Britain to leave the European Union and an end to “open-door immigration”, also pushed Cameron’s Conservatives into third place in an election for a national parliamentary seat in northern England, a humiliating blow for the prime minister. The results showed UKIP could split the centre-right vote at the next national election, making it harder for Cameron to defeat Labour,

which leads his Conservatives by up to 10 per cent in opinion polls as economic austerity persists.

TORY MALCONTENTS Yesterday’s outcome is also likely to reignite questions about Cameron’s leadership from malcontents within his own party who complain he is too liberal and to pile pressure on him to take a tougher stance on Europe and immigration, issues on which he has already tacked to the right. Full results of the elections for more than 2,000 council seats in England and Wales were expected later yesterday. UKIP said it had tapped a wider public disenchantment with Britain’s three mainstream parties, which it argues are effectively all leftleaning social democrat-style parties. “We’ve got three parties who have given away the ability to govern our own country, who have led us into near bankruptcy and who have pursued open-door immigration poli-

cies,” Nigel Farage, UKIP’s leader, told BBC radio. “We want to fundamentally change British politics. It can happen.” Though represented in the European Parliament, UKIP currently has no MPs in the British parliament. Labour, which has controlled South Shields since 1935, held onto the national parliamentary seat that was previously occupied by David Miliband, brother of Labour leader Ed Miliband and a former foreign minister. But UKIP won 24 per cent of the vote, its second highest result in such an election. Grant Shapps, the chairman of the Conservative party, said his party, the senior partner in a two-party coalition, had heard the voters’ message “loud and clear”. “We are offering a lot of the things that people say they’re concerned about,” he said. But he emphasised the local nature of the election. “People’s aren’t voting for who runs the country, they’re voting for local councils.” The real choice at the next na-

Growing success: UKIP leader Nigel Farage poses for a photograph with a pint of beer in the Marquis of Granby pub, in Westminster, in London yesterday tional vote in 2015 would be between Labour and the Conservatives, he said. He and politicians from other parties have said UKIP’s growing success means it will come under increasing scrutiny and that voters will ultimately find it does not have

properly-developed policies, a claim UKIP rejects. Cameron has called the party “fruitcakes and closet racists” and several of its candidates were suspended from running in the elections after it emerged they had once belonged to far-right groups.

Bid to challenge alcohol minimum price fails Riots hero wins libel payout A LEGAL challenge to the introduction of a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland has been dismissed in court. Scotland’s highest civil court has refused a petition led by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) against legislation which would see a minimum unit price of 50p brought in north of the border. Judge Lord Doherty, sitting at the Court of Session in Edinburgh, has ruled that the legislation was not outside the competence of the Scottish Parliament, and that it is within the devolved competence and powers of Scottish ministers. The SWA and other Euro-

Scotland’s highest civil court dismissed the petition pean wine and spirits producers argued that the law, passed at the Scottish Parliament last year, breaches the UK’s European Union (EU) treaty obligations

because it would restrain trade. They also said it will be ineffective in tackling alcohol misuse, will penalise responsible drinkers and damage the industry. The SWA and its partners argued that any restriction on EU trade could not be justified on health grounds. The also argued that the Alcohol (Minimum Pricing) (Scotland) Act 2012 breached the Acts of Union, which created the UK, and the Scotland Act 1998 which created the Scottish Parliament. The SWA will appeal against yesterday’s decision by the Court of Session, according to chief executive Gavin Hewitt.

A GOOD Samaritan who helped vulnerable people caught up in the Hackney riots has accepted substantial undisclosed libel damages from the Metropolitan Police for continuing to publish a poster suggesting he had been involved in the disorder. Leslie Austin, who works in housing services in the east London borough and has held numerous voluntary posts in the community, was commended and thanked by individual police officers on several occasions on the night of August 8, 2011, London’s High Court heard. He escorted a distressed elderly woman past the trouble, ensuring she got home safely, and removed debris from around a bus so the

driver could continue on his journey. He also helped people who appeared to be trapped in a building close to which a car had been set alight. But, said Matthew Nicklin QC, in May 2012, Austin was shocked to see his photo on a poster headed “Operation Withern Identity Sought” provided by the police to local shopkeepers for display. It asked for help in identifying the people pictured, including Austin, who were described as having been “involved in the disorder”. “This was extremely distressing to the claimant. Not only was it false in his case, but he felt his safety to be at risk as there had been revenge attacks following the riots.”

FORMER chief whip Andrew Mitchell’s bicycle, which was at the centre of the “plebgate” row, has raised £10,600 for charity after it was sold on eBay. Mitchell was riding the seven-year-old bike when police officers refused to let him leave Downing Street via the main gate in September last year. It was claimed at the time that Mitchell swore at the officers and called them “plebs”. Mitchell - who strenuously denies the allegation that he called the officers “plebs” - was forced to resign after a series of damaging headlines. He put the 18-speed Reflex Westminster on sale to give it a “good home out of the limelight”, and after a five-day auction the bike fetched £10,600 on eBay Thursday night, which will go to Nyumbani UK, which helps HIV and Aids-affected children in Kenya.

Cancer figure rise THE number of women under the age of 50 who are diagnosed with breast cancer is on the rise, a charity has warned. In 2010, 10,068 women under the age of 50 in the UK were told they had the disease - 2,300 more than the number diagnosed in 1995, Cancer Research UK said. The charity said one in five breast cancer cases are now among women under the age of 50. While the reason behind the increase is unclear, the charity suggested a rise in alcohol intake, the use of the contraceptive pill and women having fewer children and in later life could be to blame. Routine screening for breast cancer is currently offered to women aged 50 to 70, but recent changes to the programme will see those in their late forties also invited.

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Italian PM names austerity critic as junior minister

EUROPE TODAY Kyrgyz-Kazakh border crash A U.S. military refuelling plane caught fire in mid air and crashed near the border between Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan yesterday, Kyrgyzstan’s Emergencies Ministry said. The aircraft took off from the US military transit centre at Kyrgyzstan’s Manas airport, which US forces maintain for operations in Afghanistan, said the Interfax news agency. The plane, used for inflight refuelling, disappeared from radar screens at 3.10pm (0910 GMT), as it flew near the Kyrgyz village of Chaldovar, the ministry said. “(The plane) caught fire in the air and crashed,” said an official responsible for the southern Kyrgyz province of Chuisk, where Chaldovar is located. Officials did not say how many people were on board and staff at the US transit centre declined to comment. The Manas base is used to transport US personnel in and out of Afghanistan and has been used by other international forces fighting in the country.

Study: over 60% of Italians confident in Letta By James Mackenzie

Merkel ally FDP facing new splits GERMANY’S Free Democrats, fighting to renew their coalition with Angela Merkel’s conservatives in September’s election, could face damaging new splits when they thrash out a position on a minimum wage at their weekend congress. Merkel’s Christian Democrats are riding high in the polls yet she needs the Free Democrats (FDP) to consolidate their comeback from the depths of voter distrust if she is to see off the opposition Social Democrats and Greens, who are almost as strong as her centre-right bloc. At the congress in Nuremberg, the pro-business party will settle its manifesto and decide a position on the minimum wage - a debate that cuts to the heart of its liberal values and could provoke a rebellion against party leaders.

$2m prospects A 17th-century Dutch masterpiece that once graced the collections of Catherine the Great’s art adviser and Russia’s Hermitage Museum before being seized by the Nazis could fetch more than $2 million at auction, Christie’s said yesterday. Gerrit van Honthorst’s The Duet was confiscated by the Nazis from Jewish art collector Bruno Spiro and sold in 1969 to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, which returned it to Spiro’s heirs last month. It will be auctioned on June 5.

Like many of his counterparts in Europe, Italian PM Letta faces the challenge of meeting his country’s fiscal commitments while trying to revive a sickly economy (AFP)

ITALIAN Prime Minister Enrico Letta named a leading critic of Europe’s austerity programmes as deputy economy minister, directly below the orthodox former Bank of Italy official chosen to head the ministry. The appointment of Stefano Fassina, who has called for Italy to re-negotiate budget targets agreed with the European Union, provides a figurehead for critics of fiscal rigour within government and parliament. But as one of two deputy economy ministers, it is unclear how much policymaking weight he will carry. He will serve under Fabrizio Saccomanni, the former director general of the Bank of Italy. Saccomanni, an orthodox policymaker considered close to European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, ruled out trying to win extra leeway on the budget as recently as Thursday, saying it would endanger Italy’s efforts to exit the EU’s excessive deficit procedure. Fassina, economic affairs spokesman of the centre-left Democratic Party, was a per-

sistent critic of the austerity policies of former Prime Minister Mario Monti. He has repeatedly called for more European authorities to switch their focus from budget rigour to promoting growth. Like many of his counterparts in Europe, Letta faces the challenge of meeting his country’s fiscal commitments while trying to coax a sickly economy back to life. He has pledged to cut taxes, but has not said how he will pay for it.

LINE-UP COMPLETE Fassina was one of a series of appointments announced late on Thursday that completed the line-up of Letta’s new coalition government. Luigi Casero, a lawmaker from Silvio Berlusconi’s centre-right People of Freedom (PDL) party who served as economy undersecretary during Berlusconi’s last government, becomes the other deputy economy minister. Meanwhile, a survey showed yesterday that more than 60 per cent of Italians have confidence in Letta, but only 7 per cent expect his right-left coalition government to last for a full five-year term.

Letta’s government was sworn in on Sunday, ending months of stalemate in the eurozone’s third largest economy. He embarked on a tour of European capitals this week to push for a shift of focus away from austerity towards growth and jobs. The survey by leading pollster the SWG institute showed that the 46-year-old moderate, from the badly fractured centre-left Democratic Party (PD), is the most popular prominent political figure among Italians, with a 62 per cent approval rating. Centre-left Florence mayor Matteo Renzi was close behind him with 60 per cent, while centre-right leader Berlusconi and the head of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement Beppe Grillo trailed with 28 per cent and 27 per cent respectively. Forty-eight per cent of those polled answered yes when asked whether they were satisfied with the make-up of Letta’s government, which is backed by the PD, Berlusconi’s PDL and a centrist group led by Monti. The survey, conducted on April 30 and May 1, polled 1,500 people over the age of 18. The margin of error was 2.9 per cent.

Vienna palace opens its gates VIENNA’S Stadtpalais Liechtenstein, the city palace that launched a revival of Rococo in the mid 19th century, offered public tours for the first time yesterday after an extensive face-lift. The late 17th-century palace was once the main residence of the princely family of Liechtenstein, one of Vienna’s richest families, considered to be at the cutting edge of art and architecture, before they moved to the tiny Alpine principality. The Baroque building, which was revamped in the 1840s in the neo-Rococo style, was damaged during a WWII bombing raid and when an Allied aircraft crashed into its roof in the final days of the war, but it remained standing. It was briefly patched up in 1970 and the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs used the space for offices with the gilded ornamentation hidden behind fake walls and under raised floors until restoration started in 2008. The €100-million ($130-million) revamp returns the private structure to its pre-war glory and opulence, with plastered ceilings, gold leafing, and Thonet wood floors. “The rebuilding was like a puzzle for the ar-

chitects,” said a palace spokeswoman. “We only had fragments and many of the original chandeliers had to be tracked down in basements of art dealers around Vienna.” While some of the renovated building will be kept as private living quarters, the public will get a look at many of its gilded Rococo rooms, its high Roman Baroque architecture and a selection of neo-Classical art. The project was paid for by Prince Hans-Adam II whose family has ruled the 160 square km (62 square miles) principality of Liechtenstein since 1699 although Vienna remained their primary residence until the 1938 political annexation of Austria by Germany. The family is credited with transforming the principality from a rural backwater into a wealthy banking centre, making the country’s 36,000 inhabitants some of the world’s richest, with national output per head of $141,000 in 2012. In addition to the Stadtpalais, Prince HansAdam owns the lavish sister garden palace just outside the city centre - where he keeps his collection of Old Masters including Rubens, Amerling and Waldmueller - as well as the family’s namesake castle in the Vienna Woods.

The €100-million revamp returns Vienna’s princely Stadtpalais Liechtenstein to its pre-war glory and opulence

German spy agency exhibition a warning against far right IN a German exhibition hall stands a life-like dummy of a 1990s neo-Nazi with shaved head, lace-up boots and bomber jacket. Next to it is a dummy of a latter-day neo-Nazi, wearing non-descript dark clothing, a cap and scarf, able to blend into any crowd. They are part of a touring exhibition staged by German security services to educate youth on the mutating threat of neo-Nazism. It is a task given extra

urgency by the unnerving discovery 18 months ago of a neo-Nazi cell that carried out execution-style murders unnoticed for almost a decade. Organised by Germany’s domestic intelligence agency (BfV), the exhibition - including rueful video testimonies from former neo-Nazis - aims to raise awareness of an ever-adapting and increasingly tech-savvy far right. It is another example of a decades-

long determination by German authorities to ensure the ideology that drove Hitler’s Third Reich and the Holocaust gains no serious new foothold in their prized post-war democracy. One display in the exhibition that has left youngsters aghast is a neoNazi version of the board game Ludo in which players, with rolls of the dice, propel their pieces as “Jews” into

death camps as quickly as possible. “The far right’s attempts to recruit young people pose a huge danger to society and to our state, as well as to the people who devote themselves to its perverted ideology,” BfV chief Hans-Georg Maassen said in an introduction to the exhibit. “Not just the state, but all social actors must join the fight against extremism. And to engage you need knowledge.”


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Ireland to test banks ahead of stress tests

Ireland’s banks have not been stress-tested since 2011 when consultants Blackrock identified a €24b capital hole

IRELAND has resolved a standoff with international lenders over the timing of so-called “stress tests” of its bailedout banks that threatened to cloud its exit from an EU-IMF rescue deal at the end of the year, four sources close to the matter said. The government has agreed the tests - aimed at gauging banks’ resilience to economic shocks - could take place ahead of a Europe-wide exercise, in line with the European Union and International Monetary Fund’s desire for the banks to be checked before the end of Ireland’s sovereign bailout deal in December. Dublin had wanted the tests carried out in conjunction with a Europeanwide exercise, expected in early 2014.

“The situation has been defused,” one of the sources told Reuters. Ireland’s banks have not been stresstested since 2011 when consultants Blackrock identified a €24-billion ($31billion) capital hole. Poor results from a new set of tests could result in the government having to funnel more capital into state-backed lenders, on top of €64 billion already poured in, potentially complicating Ireland’s ability to fund itself from international bond markets. The deal paves the way for Ireland to run its tests in late 2013, though the exact timing is unclear since it depends on the date of the European exercise, which has not yet been set. Finance Minister Michael Noonan hint-

ed at the compromise speaking to Reuters in Switzerland on Thursday, where he said the Irish tests would be “in close proximity to” the European ones, a softening of his previous stance. At a review of the Irish bailout this week, Irish officials told representatives from the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF that they had already begun preparatory work with the banks and Blackrock, and were ready to hold stress tests by the end of the year. Two sources said Ireland’s central bank will rely more on its internal models to assess banks’ mortgages and small business loan portfolios, using BlackRock to verify the results rather than carry out the entire review, as they did in 2011.

France to get more time to cut deficit as recession bites

Recovery optimism grows for UK econ

Olli Rehn confirms Spain to get same leeway

BRITAIN’S economy may be finally gaining some ground, with stronger-thanexpected growth in the dominant services sector capping a week of relatively upbeat economic news. The services sector - which accounts for around threequarters of Britain’s economy - grew at its fastest pace in April since last summer’s Olympics, boosted by the strongest increase in new orders in almost a year. Along with recent forecast-beating gross domestic product data and manufacturing and construction surveys, yesterday’s services reading will ease pressure on the government to water down its austerity programme, even after a poor showing in local elections this week. It also reinforces expectations the Bank will refrain from further stimulus next week, and possibly longer. A Reuters poll this week showed almost half of economists now believe there will be no further government bond-buying this year.

By Jan Strupczewski and Robin Emmott FRANCE will get two more years to meet its budget deficit target because of the country’s poor economic outlook within a recession-hit eurozone, the European Commission said yesterday. Presenting economic forecasts for the next two years, Olli Rehn, the European monetary affairs commissioner, also confirmed earlier statements that Spain would get the same leeway. Others, including the Netherlands, Slovenia and noneurozone Poland, are likely to get a year more to get their budget gaps below the 3 per cent of gross domestic product European Union ceiling. The formal decision will be announced on May 29, when the Commission will make macroeconomic recommendations. “France badly needs to unlock its growth potential and create jobs,” he said as he announced that Spain, Italy and the Netherlands as well as France - four of the eurozone’s five largest economies - would remain in recession this year. The granting of more time is a victory for French President Francois Hollande, who won elections promising a focus on growth and less on austerity,

European Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said yesterday in Brussels that France badly needed to ‘unlock its growth potential and create jobs’ but has little to show for his economic policies after a year in office. The extra time also underlines a shift of focus in the 17 countries that share the euro from sharp fiscal consolidation in the first years of the sovereign debt crisis to economic growth, as earlier radical deficit cuts and European Central Bank action restored some market trust in euro-

zone finances. EU finance ministers had given France until this year to bring down its budget shortfall below 3 per cent of GDP and set the deadline for Spain for 2014. But while France expects its economy to expand by 0.1 per cent this year, the European Commission forecast a 0.1 per cent contraction.“The recovery is now expected to be delayed

... The French growth forecast is, in our view, overly optimistic,” Rehn told a news conference. France repeated yesterday it would bring the deficit below 3 per cent in 2014, only one year later than the original deadline, but a finance ministry official said the extra time gave Paris leeway in case economic growth disappointed again. The eurozone as a whole will

US employment market shown to be more resilient than feared U.S. EMPLOYMENT rose more than expected in April and hiring was much stronger than previously thought in the prior two months, easing concerns belttightening in Washington was dealing a big blow to the economy. Nonfarm payrolls rose 165,000 last month and the jobless rate fell to a fouryear low of 7.5 percent, the Labor Department said on Friday. Payrolls rose by 138,000 jobs in March, 50,000 more than previously reported, and job growth for February was revised

up by 64,000 to 332,000, the largest gain since May 2010. Economists polled by Reuters had expected April payrolls to rise 145,000 and the unemployment rate to hold steady at 7.6 per cent. The drop in the jobless rate reflected a gain in employment, rather than people leaving the workforce. The workforce actually expanded, while the labour force participation rate - the share of workingage Americans who either have a job or are looking for one - held steady at a 34-

year low of 63.3 per cent. US stock index futures jumped on the data, while yields on US government debt rose. The dollar strengthened against the yen and the euro. “This shows the job market and the economy in general appear to be more resilient than investors had feared,” said Joe Manimbo, a market analyst at Western Union Business Solutions in Washington. However, construction employment fell for the first time since May, while manufacturing payrolls were flat.

shrink more than expected this year and budget deficits in most countries will therefore decline more slowly, Rehn said, as the bloc struggles in its second year of contraction and its second recession since 2009. Of the large countries only Germany, the largest euro zone economy, will manage to eke out 0.4 per cent growth, even if less than the earlier expected 0.5 per cent. It sees budget austerity as necessary to bring down bloated public accounts after a decade of credit-fuelled spending across much of Europe, even if many economists say such austerity has deepened the eurozone’s recession. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert gave only cautious approval to the Commission’s planned extensions, saying each country must be “checked on an individual basis”. The Commission now believes that the eurozone economy will shrink 0.4 per cent this year and grow 1.2 per cent next year, against projections from last February of a 0.3 per cent recession and 1.4 per cent growth respectively. This is roughly in line with forecasts from the European Central Bank. “We must do whatever it takes to overcome the unemployment crisis in Europe. Fiscal consolidation is continuing, but its pace is slowing down,” Rehn said, referring to the record 19 million people out of work in the eurozone in March. The only positive surprise compared with the February forecasts was Greece, where the economy is now seen contracting 4.2 per cent this year, rather than the previous 4.4 per cent.

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Bamboozled by the smoke and mirrors Total candour is neither possible nor perhaps even advisable in politics. But that’s a far cry from how the ruling elites treat the public in Cyprus Comment Johan van den Kerkhof UST WHEN we thought the BS was over...here come the new kids on the block to disabuse us of the notion. Having endured five years of merciless left-wing propaganda bordering on, and often surpassing, the surreal, a respite was long overdue. Some of us even hoped, in vain it turns out, that the events of the past few months might - just might - usher in a new era of straight talk in the public domain. That somehow our politicos, after all that has befallen the country, may start treating the hoi polloi with a little more respect.

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Don’t get me wrong: total candour is neither possible nor perhaps even advisable in politics. But that’s a far cry from how the ruling elites treat the public in Cyprus. Because, ever since the new clique took over, it’s been lies, lies and more lies, from dusk till dawn. Where to begin? We were assured, on the eve of the first Eurogroup, that a haircut was not on the table. Not just that our side would refuse to discuss it, mind you; oh no, that the subject itself was off the table. Any rational person with an average IQ must now

see those pledges for what they are: total baloney. Our guys knew what was coming when they were flying out to Brussels. In the wake of Armageddon, Attorney-general Petros Clerides said - or was it a Freudian slip - that finance ministry technocrats had instructed him to draft legislation for a haircut. This happened on Friday, March 15 while the President and his aides were fighting it out in the Belgian capital. It was understood at the time that Clerides was talking about a haircut on deposits, even though he didn’t actually say ‘deposits’. On his return, the President ordered an ‘investigation’ into how and why these instructions were issued. Because if this account were true, it would reveal that, despite their dogged denials to the contrary, the President and his aides knew a haircut would be discussed at the Eurogroup. Anastasiades has always maintained that he was ensnared in Brussels. The ‘investigation’ found that the instructions were given by a finance ministry technocrat. But, the government said, the technocrat was merely acting on the November memorandum with the troika - signed by the previous administration - and not implementing contemporary policy. The explanation was that “governmental bureaucracy was acting within the momentum and the content of the memorandum of No-

vember 23, 2012, which was based on the logic of a haircut, as this was expressed in paragraph 1.19 of the first memorandum.” Indeed, that paragraph talks about bank resolutions and writedowns. So, according to the official account, an admirably diligent technocrat decided on the eve of the Eurogroup in mid-March - to expedite the drafting of haircut legislation that had nothing to do with the Eurogroup in progress but had everything to do with the memorandum of four months ago. The timing was sheer diabolical coincidence. If you believe that, you need a lobotomy. Merely trying to peddle this tale is an insult to our intelligence. Next, the by then furloughed finance minister Michalis Sarris went on the telly and told us, no you got it all wrong. The bill which the technocrat was pushing had nothing to do with a deposits haircut; rather, it was legislation introducing a levy on deposits interest, which the government was proposing to counter the haircut. Uh-huh. Thing is, the government had already said the technocrat was acting on the paragraph in the memorandum that deals with bank resolutions and write-downs. No mention of interest on deposits. Busted! To recap: either (a) someone is telling fibs; (b) they tried to pin it on a lowly technocrat; (c) the government don’t know

their heads from their behinds. I’m gonna go with (a) and/or (b). Either way, get your stories straight, fellas. In mid-March, government spokesman Christos Stylianides, contrasting this government to their predecessors, smugly asserted: “We are fanatics [champions] of the truth.” Whatever. On April 10, Reuters revealed a draft European Commission paper which evaluated Cyprus’ “total gross financing needs” to some €23bn. In short, our buddies the troika would put up €10bn at most, and the rest - including recapitalising the banks - would come out of our pockets. Almost overnight, the €17.5bn had shot to €23bn. Talk about a bombshell. The next day, at the press briefing, Stylianides, as nonchalant as can be, confirmed this to newsmen. Excuse me sir, but do you think, maybe, that’s something you might have mentioned earlier? Or did Reuters have to break the story first? To be fair, the European Commission document is dated April 9, and the news agency reported it the following day. Still, when the cool-as-a-cat Stylianides took questions on April 11, he proceeded to break down the finance numbers, which meant he had done his homework. Call me insane, but at that point I fully expected the journalists to tear the spokesman to shreds like a pack of wild wolves. Hav-

Government spokesman Christos Stylianides: unlike our predecessors, we are champions of the truth ing just been stunned to learn the government knew about the €23bn but they forgot to mention it, to my even greater amazement I then saw the reporters give Stylianides a pass. Then again, this administration are “fanatics of the truth.” What the heck is going on in this country? One acquaintance has suggested - and I tend to agree - that we’re too busy dealing with trivialities to notice the things that really matter. We’re chasing inane themes, like the lists of persons who siphoned their money out

of the country just before the haircut decision. Or the committee of inquiry which is probing how Cyprus got into this mess. Pointless exercises. These things could wait till much later; there are far more pressing matters right now. But hey, populism sells. To the politicians who think they can get away with their daily dosage of BS, I say: the joke’s on you. I speak for myself and, I trust, for many others. Yet sadly, there’s a large section out there who are still bamboozled by the smoke and mirrors.

In the Athens of Pericles they would all have been executed Comment Loucas Charalambous POPULISM and demagoguery, the main features of our political culture, were at their peak in recent days. You would have expected that our politicians, faced with the hell they had largely created through their irresponsibility, would have at least kept quiet so as not to rub salt into the wounds of their victims. On the contrary, most of them have literally gone wild. The legislature’s debate of the memorandum on Tuesday showed that not only do they feel no remorse for their criminal irresponsibility, not only do they feel no shame for the disaster they have caused but they have the nerve to demand praise.

AKEL’s deputies have proved the worst of all, having taken the crown for irresponsible demagoguery. It is an insulting underestimation of the average person’s intelligence for AKEL deputies to demand the apportioning of responsibility and severe punishment of all those to blame for our bankruptcy, when they are among the chief culprits. It is an intolerable provocation to hear AKEL’s leading lights – Kyprianou, Loucaides and Evagorou – demanding the punishment of others when even the last idiot knows that they and Christofias are by far the most culpable for the disaster. It is the AKEL gang that, on assuming power in 2008, spent the taxpayer’s money as if there was no tomorrow, thus recording the incredible achievement of doubling the public debt in the space of five years – it was

€8.5 billion and in 2013 it stood at €16bn (including the €2.5bn loan from Russia). This scandalous behaviour was nothing short of a crime against our society, if we bear in mind that in the last four years, despite being aware that the country was gradually being led to bankruptcy, they avoided taking any corrective measures, fearing the ‘political cost’, and allowed the problem to get worse (they loaded us with an additional €10bn debt to keep Laiki afloat until after the elections), happy to leave it for the new president to deal with. The leaderships of EDEK and DIKO were accessories to this crime as they had entered an alliance with AKEL in order to elect Christofias president; they also participated in his government. This should not be forgotten by Omirou, Garoyian and Pa-

padopoulos when they are publicly lambasting the Christofias government for the disaster he brought upon us. The leadership and deputies of DISY must also take a share of the blame as they voted, with the other parties, in favour of the hundreds of millions Christofias was giving in state handouts. Only the other day I heard the newly-elected, deputy leader of DISY, Lefteris Christoforou savagely attacking Christofias for squandering vast amounts of the taxpayer’s money. Christoforou, the biggest populist Cyprus has given birth to, forgot that he not only voted in favour of the squandering of the taxpayer’s money, but he would also publicly protest that the government was not spending enough and should have spent more. He forgot that he campaigned too for the issuing of refugee

ID to almost all Greek Cypriots so they could be eligible forthe state handouts we were borrowing money to give. In the Athens of Pericles there was a law, by which, any legislator who proposed a law that caused an economic loss to society, when it was implemented, was punished by immediate death; it did not matter if he had no ulterior motives for proposing the law and the loss was down to his incompetence or ignorance. If we had such a law in Cyprus today, Christofias, his ministers, the party leaders and all deputies would have been executed. Unfortunately we have no such law which is why we are forced to put up with Kyprianou, Omirou, Perdikis and all other unrepentant demagogues of the legislature, putting salt on our wounds instead of, at least offering us an apology.


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The ‘resounding no’ has become a political mantra EVER SINCE the 2004 referendum the utterance of the word ‘no’ (ochi) has come to be regarded as the ultimately, heroic political stand. It is seen as an illustration of patriotic resistance to the nefarious schemes of the enemies of Cyprus and of our uncompromising commitment to high ideals and principles. Any proposal or offer that does not meet the high moral and political standards that we set is summarily dealt with, with a ‘no’, to the applause, usually, of the media. During his term in office, Demetris Christofias recognised that utterance of the word would win him brownie points so he kept using it despite being an allegedly pro-solution president. We heard him say ‘no’ to asphyxiating time-frames, arbitration and an international conference on countless occasions, while on the eve of a visit to New York to meet the UN chief, newspapers reported that he had ‘three nos in his suitcase’. He also uttered ‘no’ to the troika and the EU on numerous occasions, delaying the finalising of the memorandum with catastrophic consequences for the country. In the election campaign, Giorgos Lillikas, made big capital out of his readiness to say the word, accusing his main rival Nicos Anastasiades of having low resistances, which meant he could not be trusted to mouth a heroic ‘no,’ when the need would arise. Inevitably, President Anastasiades came under severe criticism for not uttering the magic word at the key Eurogroup meetings in March. Our wise deputies took the responsibility, heroically saying ‘no’ to the March 15 deal, thus paving the way for a much a worse deal. On Tuesday, this sterile negativity reared its ugly head once again, both outside and inside the legislature, which had to approve the memorandum. AKEL’s, EDEK’s and a couple of other deputies voted ‘no,’ without having an alternative proposal and aware that rejection of the memorandum would lead to the state’s bankruptcy and a messy exit from the euro; the parties still felt there was political capital to be made from a heroic, but ultimately meaningless, ‘no’. There could not have been a more depressing illustration of the political immaturity that plagues the country and has caused all our problems. The abovementioned parties were happy to put the economy in even deeper trouble than it is currently in, because sterile negativity has always paid high dividends in our undeveloped political culture. Unless we grow up and overcome our simplistic approach to politics, seeing everything as either black or white, regarding compromise as treason and always hiding behind the resounding ‘no,’ we will never progress as a state or a society. It is time we understood that carrying on saying no, like spoilt children, is no answer or solution to anything.

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Bonfires, Judas and the inability to forgive O

UTSIDERS could be forgiven for wondering at a ‘curious tradition’ which is inflicted on the public of Cyprus before and during the Easter festivities, of which an integral part of the Greek Orthodox religious ceremonies involves the lighting of the bonfire, a ritual which symbolises the burning of Judas for his betrayal of Jesus Christ to the Romans. Interestingly, the Greek Orthodox Synod has made several attempts at banning this tradition; the reason being that it was considered an insult to Judaism. Meanwhile, on many parts of the island this ‘tradition’ has evolved into an event of remarkable and quite extraordinary dimensions. The responsibility for managing and coordinating the activities that lead up to the lighting of the bonfire has long been deferred to the teenage population of the districts. Feelings of disbelief and outrage are experienced at the authorities’ conspicuous absence, while scenes of unbridled adolescent mischief unfold in the various villages. For several days preceding the lighting of the bonfire - an event which is usually carried out under the auspices of the mayor during Mass on Holy Saturday - these youngsters are busily collecting anything that will burn and adding it to the thermopile. Following this, an inter-village competition ensues, whereby the gangs attempt to outdo one another. This is achieved by trying to produce the tallest structure in the region. A twenty-four hour vigil later begins in case exogenous forces invade the village in order to ignite the bonfire prematurely, thereby dampening the spirit of the local youth. Members of this cohort are at an age that prohibits the driving of a vehicle of any sort, but it would appear that this is neither a disadvantage nor a barrier to

Comment Panayiotis Constanti their mobility, as they wantonly drive their four- and two-wheeled vehicles in and around the area, ferrying their colleagues to and from the scene. During these encroachments there is usually a fracas, involving verbal and physical exchanges, including the use of home-made explosives that would impress the average terrorist. And all of this transpires between midnight and dawn. Meanwhile the local authorities seem totally helpless, or perhaps inept would be a more accurate description, unable to control the events that unfold. Just as ‘Nero fiddled while Rome burned’ (no pun intended), our ‘lords and masters’ sit on their hands, while anarchy rages among the populace. Anyone with even a modicum of vision would be concerned about how events such as this are likely to develop if they are allowed to persist without any attempt at addressing them. How easy and effortless it is to point the finger of blame at the youth of today, without considering our culpability in this, and other events of a similar nature. We languidly blame our ills on society, conveniently obfuscating the fact that we are the elements that constitute society, and by our (in)actions tacitly condone the behaviour of the youth of Cyprus. Easter is after all, a religious festival. However, our religious leaders are also in-absentia, within the confines of their ivory towers, and cocooned from the realities on the ground. Perhaps if the village cleric had made even a small effort to engage with the boys, not just

A tradition masquerading as a religious ritual now, but long before the situation had escalated out of hand, he may initially have seen the realities personally while also affording himself the opportunity to touch the souls of these young people. While the church service could be heard on the external loudspeaker system (another moot point), the much anticipated bonfire-lighting ceremony was executed by the Mayor, who had, up to that mo-

ment also been conspicuous by his absence. We sit idly by in the misguided hope that someone else will put their head above the parapet, or even more worryingly, rely on our elected officials to find the ‘Holy Grail’. Meanwhile, it is business as usual as we proceed to fortify our homes at every opportunity, naively believing that we will be buttressed from the events transpiring outside. An ‘armchair philosophy’ mentality has been embedded into our psyche. In the comfort of our living rooms, cup of coffee in hand, we busily brainstorm over-simplistic solutions to the issues with which we are faced, while we rant incessantly about the ‘others’ and how ‘they’ are to blame for all of society’s woes before zapping the TV in search of the next hedonistic experience. We continue to insist, with the blessings of both the state and the church, that this tradition of the annual bonfire, masquerading as a religious ritual, be allowed to continue. Local residents are tacitly expected to endure the haranguing and loutish behaviour, while within those hallowed walls the congregation is oblivious to the loud explosions echoing in the night; explosions made all the more cogent by the addition of small gas canisters to the pyrotechnic masterpiece raging around them as Judas is burnt to a cinder. Perhaps if we took the time for holistic reflection, in order to find answers, we would first be searching for the relevant questions. One that comes to mind is “would Jesus have punished Judas for his actions or would he have forgiven him?” And yet we fail to see the irony – a nation that prides itself on being god-fearing and highly religious, and yet does not itself possess the ability to forgive.

The bail-in at Bank of Cyprus was grossly unfair I RELUCTANTLY have to state once again that the bail-in process followed in the case of the Bank of Cyprus is grossly unfair. On June 30, 2012 the Bank of Cyprus had a capital shortfall of €700 million as regards the EBA requirements despite a hit (loss) of €1.9 billion from the PSI of the GG Bonds. In other words, had it not been for the PSI which was a political decision taken by the EU Leaders including our own (then) President, the Bank of Cyprus would have a surplus of €1.2 Billion and would not need any state support. Following a BoC request for state support in order to satisfy the EBA requirements, the bank was brought to its knees, and was loaded with all the obligations and problems of: the government, Laiki Bank, the Cyprus banking system, the Cyprus insurance system, the socalled insured deposits of the two banks, while the principle of the deposits insurance is to burden all the banks pro rata to their deposit base, the total

Comment Evdokimos Xenophontos ELA obligations regardless of whether all the relevant assets securing it are still available, the losses emanating from the fire sale (over a weekend) of the Greek branches, the fire sales of the overseas branch or subsidiary operations of the two banks, plus the cost of social policy decisions by the Cyprus state. Personally I have no objections to the bail-in process (vs the bail-out process) as a recapitalisation methodology. However it should be done fairly and equitably. The system followed in the case of the Bank of Cyprus was not at all fair, nor was it equitable. The Greek branch operations were practically given away to the Piraeus Bank ‘on a resolution basis’ with massive losses emanating from these two

transactions. The Greek depositors were exempt from the bail-in process thus all the losses will be borne by the Cyprus depositors. The so called guaranteed deposits of Laiki Bank are passed as an obligation of the Bank of Cyprus regardless of whether the assets transferred to the Bank of Cyprus are adequate to cover them. In my opinion the deposits guarantee relates to the total banking system and its burden should be shared pro rata to the respective deposits’ bases. Where is it stated that a depositor is responsible for the guarantee of his fellow depositor either in the same bank or in the bank next door. The ELA obligations are, strictly speaking, obligations of the state (as the Laiki Bank was under State control at the time), and/or of the CBC and/ or of the ECB (which knew or ought to have known that the Laiki Bank was not a viable bank at the time). Because the Cyprus state

cannot take on any more obligations above the €10 billion figure, the Euro-group decided to pass the liability to the Bank of Cyprus under the guise that the BoC would absorb the Laiki good bank. However the assets that were supporting the ELA obligations are not all there. Many of them were ‘fire’ sold to the Piraeus Bank over a weekend. I see no reason why the ELA obligations should not be subjected to a bail-in. There should be no exemptions to the bail-in. All creditors including the government, the municipalities, the schools, the insurance companies as well as the charities should be bailedin on the same basis. If this will cause other consequential problems, these should be dealt with by the troika on a different basis.  Evdokimos Xenophontos is Chairman of the Institute of Directors, Cyprus and was formerly vice-Chairman of the Bank of Cyprus


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Showbiz

Where’s Lindsay Lohan? Not in rehab, apparently

Emeli Sande eyes US market after UK record

Actress photographed in store in possible probation violation

By Rollo Ross

By Eric Kelsey and Jill Serjeant LINDSAY Lohan appeared to have skipped out on a court-ordered rehab programme on Thursday, before doing a disappearing act and possibly violating her probation again. Although her lawyer assured a Los Angeles judge that she had checked in to start a 90-day stint imposed for a June 2012 reckless driving case, Lohan was photographed about the same time shopping in a Southern California electronics superstore. Santa Monica city prosecutor Terry White told the Los Angeles Times hours later that he had learned that Lohan, 26, spent only a few minutes at the rehabilitation facility in Newport Beach before leaving. “Ms. Lohan is in violation of her probation. That much is clear,” White told the newspaper. Lohan is still on probation for a 2011 jewellery theft. Any violation could make her liable to arrest and being ordered to jail. Celebrity news outlet E!, quoting unidentified sources, said Lohan never got out of her car at the Morningside Recovery Centre and that she may be headed back to New York. Calls to Lohan’s lawyer and publicist were not returned on Thursday and celebrity news websites reported no further sightings of the troubled “Mean Girls” actress. Lohan, 26, was sentenced to 90 days in a locked rehab Centre as part of a March plea deal. She avoided jail by pleading no contest to charges that she lied to police when she said she

Lindsay Lohan’s lawyer had assured an LA judge that she had checked in to start a 90-day stint imposed for a reckless driving case, but the 26-year-old was later spotted in a California electronics superstore was not behind the wheel of a car that smashed into a truck in the beach city of Santa Monica in June 2012. Lohan had until Thursday to start her treatment and had initially agreed to go to a rehab Centre in New York. Her last-minute switch, reportedly because she could

not smoke in the New York facility, left White fuming on Thursday because he said he had not had time to vet the Morningside Recovery Centre. Officials at the Department of Alcohol and Drug programmes said the Centre was not licensed to provide the kind of 24-hour residential alcohol or drug

detox programme that Lohan was ordered to attend. The Centre said in a statement that it operated sober living homes and certified outpatient services at a clinic and had “successfully treated thousands of patients through our programme.” Its website shows pictures of sunsets on the beach,

and offers clients group trips to Disneyland, sailing and kayaking. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge James Dabney gave prosecutors a week to investigate the Morningside Recovery Centre. Lohan has spent at least five stints in rehab in the past six years for unspecified issues.

Beyonce, J.Lo headline Psy immortalised in comic book London charity concert BEYONCE, Jennifer Lopez and Florence & The Machine are teaming up for a four-hour charity concert in London next month to benefit women’s health and education projects around the world. The ‘Sound of Change Live’ concert on June 1 in London’s Twickenham sports stadium could fund at least 120 projects supporting girls and women in more than 70 nations, if all the tickets are sold, organisers said on Wednesday. Organised by the Chime for Change campaign, founded by Italy fashion house Gucci, every ticket buyer will be able to choose which project their ticket will fund in what organisers said was a world first for such a venture. Beyonce, currently on a European tour, will play a 45-minute set. She will be joined in the venture by singer and dancer Lopez, R&B artist John Legend, British indie sensation Ellie Goulding and rapper Timbaland, with more performers still to be announced. US actors James Franco, Blake Lively and Jada Pinkett Smith will be among the presenters. “Our goal is to have a great time together while we unite and strengthen the voices of girls and women around the world,” Beyonce said in a statement. Rock promoter Harvey Goldsmith, who helped put on the Live Aid and Live Earth charity concerts, will produce the concert which will also be broadcast internationally.

The cover of Fame:Psy, which tells the story of the South Korean rapper’s rise to global stardom

THE story of South Korean rap sensation Psy’s ascent to global stardom with his megahit Gangnam Style has now been immortalised in full colour and with appropriate dramatic flourishes in a comic book. Fame:Psy, which went on sale in the United States and South Korea on Wednesday, focuses mainly on what went into making Gangnam Style, which catapulted the sunglassed singer to global fame and became YouTube’s most popular song ever with more than 1.5 billion hits. In breathless prose the comic covers the decade of Psy’s pre-Gangnam career in Korea, the origins of the video and the dance, and the fame that followed, The comic includes a guide that shows readers how to do Psy’s dance themselves. It ends with the release of Psy’s second video, Gentleman, last month.

SCOTTISH singer-songwriter Emeli Sande, fresh from a new chart record with her debut album after a stellar year in Britain, has paved the way for her next challenge - the US market. Sande smashed a record held for nearly 50 years by The Beatles when her debut album, Our Version of Events, hit its 63rd week in the top 10 of the UK album charts, according to the Official Charts Company. The Beatles previously held the record for the debut album spending the most consecutive weeks in the top 10 with Please Please Me racking up 62 weeks in 1963 and 1964. “It feels quite surreal to even have your name mentioned in the same sentence as The Beatles,” Sande, 26, told Reuters television. “For a record to stay there for so long it means that people have connected with it so that’s how I’m enjoying celebrating this record.” The release of Our Version Of Events in February 2012 kicked off a year of successes for Sande who sang at the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics and won best British female artist and best album at the BRIT Awards. Sande also notched up three No.1 singles in the UK with Read All About It with Professor Green, Next to Me, and Beneath Your Beautiful, a collaboration with Labrinth. Now the former medical student has set herself a new challenge, tackling the US market, where she has yet to make a name for herself. Her single Next To Me is currently 46th in the Billboard Hot 100 chart and she is in the United States this month to promote her album. “I’m really excited about taking music over to the States because it’s a brand new challenge,” she said. “There’s different formats over there so you have to understand the market, the people, you really have to take into account how massive the place is .. It’s a brand new adventure and it’s chapter two of this whole big thing.” Sande is the first to admit that the past year has been extraordinary but she is aware that she needs to keep building from her debut album that was Britain’s best-seller last year. “So many things I’ve dreamed of doing have happened last year which is amazing, but you always want to be better as a musician,” she said. “The biggest thing for me right now is creating a second record that I love.”


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Tech

Search engine giant now attempting to upstage Siri Space debris includes any man-made litter such as inactive satellites

‘Space junk must be removed’ SPACE junk such as debris from rockets must be removed from the Earth’s orbit to avoid crashes that could cost satellite operators millions of euros and knock out mobile and GPS networks, the European Space Agency has said. At the current density of debris, there will be an in-orbit collision about every five years, however research presented at a conference hosted by ESA in Germany recently showed that an increase in such junk made more collisions likely in the future. Five to 10 large objects need to be collected from space a year to help cut down on smashes and stem the risk of fragments being sprayed into space that could cause more damage, it said. Scientists estimate there are about 29,000 objects larger than 10 cm (4 inches) orbiting Earth at average speeds of 25,000 kph (15,500 mph) about 40 times faster than airplanes travel. At that speed, even small pieces of fast-travelling debris can damage or destroy spacecraft and satellites - which could cost billions of dollars to replace and disrupt mobile phone communication or satellite navigation. “Within a few decades, there are going to be collisions among large objects that will create fragments that can do further damage,” Heiner Klinkrad, the head of ESA’s Space Debris Office, told Reuters. Space debris includes any man-made litter left in space - parts of rocket launchers, inactive satellites and broken parts from past collisions. Space agencies around the world are cooperating on space debris research, and ESA’s Clean Space initiative, launched in 2012, aims to develop the technology to safely capture and remove space debris. Researchers are looking at several different methods for removing space debris from orbit, Klinkrad said, ranging from the use of propulsion packages, conductive tethers or lasers, to nets and harpoons.

Google offering technology to rival Apple’s virtual assistant GOOGLE is trying to upstage Siri - the assistant which helps people manage their lives on Apple’s iPhone and iPad. The duel began this week with the release of a free iPhone and iPad app that features Google Now, a technology that performs many of the same functions as Siri. It is the first time that Google Now has been available on smartphones and tablet computers that are not running on the latest version of Google’s Android software. The technology, which debuted nine months ago, is being included in an upgrade to Google’s search application for iOS, the Apple software that powers the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. It is up to each user to decide whether to activate Google Now within the redesigned Google Search app, which is available through Apple’s app store. Google Now’s invasion of Siri’s turf marks Google’s latest attempt to lure iPhone and iPad users away from a service that Apple built into its own devices. Google quickly won over millions of iPhone users in December when it released a mapping application to replace the navigation system that Apple dumped when it redesigned iOS last autumn. Apple’s maps application proved to be inferior to Google’s ousted service. The app’s bugs and glitches made Apple the butt of jokes and fuelled demand for Google to develop a new option. Apple has been losing to Google on other fronts in a rapidly growing mobile computing market, an arena that was revolutionised with the iPhone’s release in 2007.

Google Now’s invasion of Siri’s turf marks Google’s latest attempt to lure iPhone and iPad users away from a service that Apple built into its own devices

Smartphones and tablet computers running Google’s free Android software have been steadily expanding their market share in recent years, partly because they tend to be less expensive than the iPhone and iPad. At the end of 2012, Android devices held about 69 per cent of the smartphone market while iOS held about 19 per cent, according to the research firm IDC. Android’s success has been particularly galling for Apple because its late CEO Steve Jobs believed Google stole many of its ideas for the software from the iPhone. That led to a series of court battles over alleged patent infringement, including a high-profile trial last year that culminated in Apple winning hundreds of millions in damages from

Samsung - the top seller of Android phones. That dispute is still embroiled in appeals. The rise of Android is also squeezing Apple’s profit margins, and has contributed to a nearly 40 per cent drop in the company’s stock price since it peaked last September around the time that the iPhone 5 came out. Android’s popularity is good news for Google because the company’s services are built into most versions of the operating system. That brings more traffic to Google services, creating more opportunities for the company to sell ads - the main source of its revenue. Siri is billed by Apple as an “intelligent feature”. Since the technology’s release in October 2011, Apple has made it a centrepiece of some

New online game a memory boost THINK computer games rot your brain? Think again. Playing one for just 10 hours could actually make your mind three years younger, scientists claim – and the effects last for at least a year. But you only get the benefits by playing the specific game the experts have designed, which trains the brain to remember information while filtering out distractions. When men and women aged 50-plus played Road Tour for 10 hours, tests showed that a year later their minds had not slowed with age. Instead, they had become sharper. On average, their brains were three years younger overall – but in one test of speed and attention they were almost seven years younger. The professor of health management who ran the tests attributed the “remarkable” results to the range of skills needed in the relatively simple game. Professor Fred Wolinsky, who

Road Tour can be accessed online for a fee has no financial stake in Road Tour, said: “We know that this can stop the decline and actually restore cognitive processing speed to some people. So, if we know that, shouldn’t we be helping people? It’s fairly easy and older folks can go get the game and play it”. The game, which can be accessed online for a fee, involves

remembering two things – a vehicle and a road sign. At the start, the player is shown either a car or a truck and told to remember it. The vehicle is encircled by a series of symbols which includes one road sign and the player also has to memorise the sign’s position. Later in the game, they have to identify the vehicle again and the position of the road sign. As the game progresses, the amount of time allowed is cut, the car and truck shapes become more similar and the amount of distracting and irrelevant information increases. While the task may seem simple it has been designed to hone a range of skills, including processing speed, memory, peripheral vision and attention. Professor Wolinsky said: “These functions are critically important in everyday life.’ Peripheral vision, for instance, is crucial to safe driving, but declines with age”.

marketing campaigns that depict Siri and its automated female voice as an endearing and occasionally even pithy companion. When asked for an opinion about Google Now, Siri responded: “If it’s all the same to you, I’d rather Google later.” Google believes its Siri counterpart is smarter because Google Now is designed to learn about a user’s preferences and then provide helpful information before it is even asked to do so. The technology draws upon information that Google gleans from search requests and interactions with the company’s other services. Knowing a person’s location also helps Google Now serve up helpful information without being asked.

THIS WEEK IN HISTORY

Steel skeletons bear the weight of these buildings

First skyscraper In 1884, construction began in Chicago, Illinois, on the first skyscraper, the 10-storey steel-skeleton Home Insurance Company of New York. The use of a steel skeleton made the building of a skyscraper possible, for the frame carried the entire weight of the building, instead of the walls themselves supporting the entire weight. Work was finished in the fall of 1885. Later, two more storeys were added.


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Lifestyle BULLER, Raging Bullocks: Laura Wade’s play is based on the club

Cameron and Johnson at the Conservative Party Conference in 2011

This is the rallying cry with which Boris Johnson still greets fellow Bullingdon Club members, according to last month’s BBC documentary. The elite Oxford drinking club has long been the hatchery of the British political establishment, but who is the modern Buller boy? Tom Beardsworth and William Pimlott investigate

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T’S toxic” is how one Old Etonian undergraduate describes today’s Bullingdon Club. “Look at all the shit Cameron’s gone through because of it. The really ambitious stay away from it.” This was not always the case. In its 1980s and early 1990s heyday, the Bullingdon, an exclusive men-only Oxford drinking club founded over 200 years ago, was the place where prospective Cabinet ministers gathered to drink and fight and trash quiet country pubs; a place where boys just out of public school could unleash potent, pent-

up aristocratic testosterone. And it was all consequencefree, a thick wad of cash at the end of an evening readily offered to cover any damage. Consequence free, that is, until a photograph was discovered of David Cameron and Boris Johnson in all their finery, with big hair, bad waistcoats and an attitude of such pompous, swaggering conceit that it became indelibly impressed upon Britain’s psyche. Its leaders were, once upon a time, a pair of ridiculous toffs. So it’s no surprise that today’s Oxford elite shuns the society, or at the very least

keeps membership of it secret. The club may have gone underground, but it still exists, just as the fascination with it persists. It has acquired an almost mythical status, with unsubstantiated rumours of a member burning a £50 note in front of a tramp making the national news. But what is the club like today? Are the members still required to down a tin of mustard powder? Are front-bench politicians in the mak-ing still vomiting over each other’s carpets? Much does remain the same. There are still two official annual get-togethers.

New blood is recruited at the beginning of each year. If you knew a current member at school, even prep school, or if you have a title, then you can expect to find a wax-sealed envelope in your pigeonhole in Freshers’ week, with an invite to a drinks event or dinner. “About 30 of us were invited to this introductory dinner with current members,” continues the Old Etonian, whose father had warned him of the perils of Bullingdon membership. All the attendees were male and privately educated, though not all were white and aristocratic. In today’s moneyed meritocracy, cash is what really counts. “The dinner was weird,” he says. “There was quite a bit of drinking but not much conversation.” Only a minority of the guests later joined, put off by the club’s raucous reputation – as well as the fact that the dinner didn’t live up to it. Once members have been accepted they must then purchase the uniform, at a cost of £3,500. The outfit is the same today as it was when the society began, including navy tailcoats, brass monogrammed buttons, a mustard-coloured waistcoat and a sky-blue silk bow tie, all tailor-made, of course, at Ede & Ravenscroft, the royal outfitters with wood-panelled branches in Oxford and Cambridge. However, the modern Buller rarely wears the suit, and especially avoids the attire on nights on the town. As a promotional rep at The Bridge nightclub, a popular hangout for Oxford students, says, “They’d just get beaten up.” So the costume is saved for private dinners, held typically in rural hotels or family estates in the countryside around Oxford, as well as for the annual photograph. “Only the most embarrass-

ing people from school join it,” explains another Old Etonian. In truth, many of the Bullingdon’s more raucous practices have lapsed. Room trashings, a notorious part of the Bullingdon initiation that immediately precedes membership, are no more. The scene in which an unsuspecting male undergraduate is awoken by a bunch of braying bezerkers destroying

David Cameron wears his Bullingdon togs at the Pitt Club Ball in 1987 his furniture, as dramatised by More4’s 2009 docu-drama When Boris Met Dave, is now the stuff of history. The ‘boys will be boys’ attitude that most Oxford colleges once adopted towards such incidents is also a thing of the past. Tightened college security and warier porters mean that such an episode could easily result in a student being ‘rusticated’ or

sent down from the university, where once there would just have been a fine. And today, there is a less radioactive but equally decadent drinking society available for posh boys on the lash the Stoics, in which “you can do Bullingdon things without risking the Bullingdon reputation”. Because, really, it’s not that Oxford’s “knobility” don’t want to indulge in bacchanalian excess, they just don’t want their reputation smeared in the process. A Stoics night normally finishes with members taking over the VIP section of Camera, an expensive nightclub. The social pool isn’t much wider than the Bullingdon’s, but it has a lower media profile. That the Stoics stay out of the newspapers is precisely what draws potential Bullingdon members to them. But, of course, to some the club still has an attractive old-fashioned cachet. Orme Alexander Clarke, currently studying PPE, is a colourful Oxford character who is

The Bullingdon, n fringe status, give the public a licen as an aristocra known to be a member. A nephew of Sir Toby Clarke, 6th Baronet, Clarke attended Westminster School as opposed to Eton. He joined the Bullingdon soon after arriving at Oxford, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. He is described by a close friend as “definitely a future prime minister. He just will be.” Oxford remains a very com-


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CYBC 1 08.00 08.40 09.10 10.00 11.00 12.00 13.00 13.30 14.00

To Afkon To Pseftikon Mousiko Kai Horoi Tis Kyprou (rpt) Pashalina Eidillia Church Service I Simbethera Ki I Simbethera Oi Flaounes Tis Melanis I Ypaithros

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Weekly farming show.

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Kypros Ena Taxidi Eimaste Edo Local talk-show aimed at youth.

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Me Kali Parea I Yiorti Tou Mouhtari Eurovision Clips News Paizoume Kypriaka Special Second season of local game show, asking questions having to do with Cypriot dialect.

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Ego Ki Esi Defte Lavete Fos News Patates Antinahtes Special

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Local satirical show, using comedy sketches and embarrassing TV clips to skewer local politicians.

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Haroumeni Pashalia News Haroumeni Pashalia Repeats

FILM: Here Come The Girls An ageing chorus boy is overjoyed at being promoted to leading man, unaware he’s being used as bait to catch a crazed murderer. Period musical comedy, Bob Hope. 1953.

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Men Kai Den (rpt) Deixe Mou To Filo Sou (rpt) Steps (rpt) Santa Yiolanta (rpt) FILM: Pop Rocks A former heavy-metal star tries to keep his past a secret from his family and friends while he rehearses for a reunion concert. Comedy, starring Gary Cole. 2004.

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Candid Camera FILM: Meet The Fockers A hapless groom-to-be faces a new challenge when his prospective in-laws come face to face with his unconventional parents. Comedy sequel, starring Ben Stiller. 2004.

Part 1 of local sketch.

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Candid Camera News In English News In Turkish FILM: The Cheetah Girls A gang of teenage girls vow to amaze the world with their talent - but find mundane matters like school and boys get in the way. Drama, starring RavenSymoné. 2003.

Local comedy show.

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Kid’s TV Candid Camera Kati Psinetai (rpt) Cheryl Cole’s Night In The singer and former X Factor judge performs songs from her album 3 Words. She also welcomes some of her musical heroes and friends.

Local talk-show, hosted by Vivian Kanari.

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Kafeneio (rpt) Oi Horaites (rpt) Deixe Mou To Filo Sou (rpt) Ekeines Kai Ego (rpt) Kostantinou Kai Elenis (rpt) FILM: Dennis The Menace Strikes Again The pint-sized terror returns to wreak fresh havoc on his unsuspecting neighbours. Comedy sequel, starring Justin Cooper. 1998. With News at 18.00.

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Eortastiko Mousiko Programma News Your Face Sounds Familiar

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Yia Sena (rpt) Max Andventures Tom & Jerry Tales Tom & Jerry Tales Church Service Chuck A computer geek finds himself in charge of the government’s most sensitive data. Fourth season.

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Meli Gala (rpt) Local variety show.

14.30 16.00

Anonymous (rpt) Epta Thanasimes Petheres (rpt) Long-running Greek comedy series about annoying mother-inlaws.

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News Nai, Mazi Boroume Local variety show.

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News Anonymous

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Anna Vissi.

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Patir, Yios Kai Pnevma (rpt) Oi Afthairetoi (rpt) Palirroia (rpt)

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News Pame Paketo (rpt) Talk-show, that deals with human interest stories such as reuniting people, fulfilling dreams and connecting individuals who want to correct past mistakes in their lives.

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News Stin Igeia Mas

PLUS TV 06.50 07.50 10.45

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Exelixeis Sti Showbiz LTV Sports News Star News Quiz Fun Mesimeriani Meleti Best Of Stin Kouzina Me Tin Dina (rpt) Cooking show, with helpful tips on eating well and nutrition.

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Mila (rpt) Discussions about various issues based on a woman’s life (men, relationships, sex, kids etc.).

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Exelixeis Sti Showbiz Greek FILM: Rena Na I Efkairia FILM: Assasins A hitman on the verge of retirement spares his last target and protects her from a ruthless younger rival. Thriller, with Sylvester Stallone, Antonio Banderas and Julianne Moore. 1995.

Las Vegas (rpt) Drama series focusing on a security team at a large casino.

News Istories Tou Astinomou Beka (rpt) Mes Tin Kali Hara (rpt) Magazino (rpt)

News (rpt) Kids’ TV Fotis - Maria Live Best Of Entertainment magazine featuring segments on cooking, health, fashion, lifestyle issues and more.

Greek variety show.

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Bahari, Kanela Kai Yiarti Anodos Oi Dromoi Tis Polis To Soi Mou Mesa (rpt)

The CooKING Cookery show with Alexandros Papandreou, the titular King.

Mousiko Kouti - Live Musical Programme

Mes Tin Kali Hara (rpt) Chartshow (rpt) Efta Ouranoi Kai Sinnefa Alites (rpt) Local comedy series.

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Local music show.

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Oi Adiafthoroi (rpt) Zoi Podilato (rpt) Vourate Geitonoi (rpt) UEFA Champions League Magazine A review of the latest matches in Europe’s premier club competition, plus a look ahead to forthcoming fixtures.

Popular local satirical show, poking fun at politicians and other news events.

Greek talent competition.

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Greek FILM: O Koumbaros O Xeftilas Comedy.

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LTV Sports News News Repeats

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Kouzina Me Apopsi (rpt) Greek FILM: Zitianos Mias Agapis Greek FILM: Exotikes Vitamines FILM: Christopher Columbus No further details supplied.

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FILM: Cake A travel writer improves her love life when she becomes an editor for her father’s wedding magazine. Romantic comedy, starring Heather Graham. 2005.

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Remington Steele Pacific Blue O Anthropos Tis Thalassas FILM: Big Daddy A lazy law school grad adopts a kid to impress his girlfriend, but everything doesn’t go as planned and he becomes the unlikely foster father. 1999.

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FILM: TBA FILM: Summer Of Sam A philandering hairdresser turns on a man whom his neighbours suspect of being a serial killer. 1970s-set thriller, starring Mira Sorvino. 1999.

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FILM: Rambling Rose A housemaid’s promiscuity disrupts the lives of her employers. Romantic drama, starring Laura Dern. 1991.

The Other Guys (LTV, 23.00)

01:30 As Time Goes By 02:00 Being Erica 02:45 My Family 03:15 The Weakest Link 04:00 Alan Carr: Chatty Man 04:45 The Impressions Show With Culshaw &... 05:15 As Time Goes By 05:45 My Family 06:15 The Weakest Link 07:00 Garth And Bev 07:10 Tweenies 07:30 The Green Balloon Club 07:55 Fimbles 08:15 Garth And Bev 08:25 Tweenies 08:45 The Green Balloon Club 09:10 Fimbles 09:30 The Weakest Link 10:15 My Family 10:45 One Foot In The Grave 11:20 Keeping Up Appearances 11:50 Only Fools and Horses 12:20 2 Point 4 Children 12:50 Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive 13:20 Lead Balloon 13:50 Lark Rise To Candleford 14:40 One Foot In The Grave 15:15 The Weakest Link 16:00 Doctors 18:25 Doctor Who 19:10 Only Fools and Horses 19:40 Walk on the Wild Side 20:10 Lark Rise To Candleford 21:00 As Time Goes By 21:30 Watson & Oliver 22:00 Silk 22:50 Waking The Dead 23:40 Spooks 00:35 Being Erica

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chained Reaction 08:40 Meteorite Men 09:30 The Reinventors 11:50 How Do They Do It? 12:15 Pyros 13:05 Risk Takers 13:50 The Aviators 14:40 Before We Ruled The Earth 16:15 Deadliest Catch 17:00 Sons Of Guns 17:50 Prophets Of Science Fiction 18:40 The Aviators 19:30 Chasing Classic Cars 20:20 Storm Surfers 21:10 Alps From Above 22:00 Sons Of Guns 22:50 Prophets Of Science Fiction 23:40 Mega World 00:30 Inside West Coast Customs 01:15 Sons Of Guns 02:05 Prophets Of Science Fiction 02:55 The Aviators

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Two And A Half Men Ix 08:40 Friends VI 09:05 2 Broke Girls 10:00 One Tree Hill 10:45 C.S.I. New York 11:35 C.S.I. Miami X 12:30 Ncis: Los Angeles 13:15 Luck 14:15 Necessary Roughness 15:00 Friends 01:00 Borgias 03:30 Closer

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07:00 Youth In Revolt 08:45 Jackie Chan’s First Strike 10:15 Oh, God! You Devil 12:00 Easier With Practice 14:00 Mechanic, The 16:00 Serious Man, A 18:00 Riding Tornado 20:00 Bonnie And Clyde 22:00 Walk On The Moon, A 00:00 Agora 02:10 Ticking Clock 04:00 Hot Coffee 05:30 Shutter Island

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Rose Tattoo 04:35 Room In Rome 06:05 Cine News 06:45 Two For The Road 08:35 Rio 10:15 Let’s Make Love 12:20 Adventures Of Tintin, The: The Secret Of The Unicorn 14:10 Fun With Dick And Jane 15:50 Dead Poet’s Society 19:45 Fast Five 22:00 Jane Eyre 00:05 Transformers 3 Transformers: Dark Of The Moon 02:40 No Reservations 04:25 Cine News

08:40 Cine News 09:25 He Got Game 11:40 Certain Prey 13:10 The Perfect Storm 15:20 Robinson Crusoe 16:55 Starsky & Hutch 18:40 X-Men: First Class 21:00 A Perfect World 23:25 The Ghost Harrenhal 00:30 The Transporter 2:05 Russian Institute: Pony Club 03:35 Proof Of Life

05:00 Hemingway & Gellhorn 07:35 Blue Crush 09:25 Cine News 09:50 Water For Elephants 11:55 Kung Fu Panda 13:30 Hitch 15:30 Tooth Fairy 2 17:00 Suddenly, Last Summer 18:55 Cine News 19:20 Larry Crowne 21:00 Zookeeper 22:55 Friends With Benefits 00:45 Footloose 02:40 The

01:30 Mobil 1 The Grid 02:00 NHL: Playoffs Date & Time Tentative LIVE 16:00 European Tour Volvo China Open Final 19:30 NHL: Playoffs Date & Time Tentative 22:00 NHL: Playoffs Date & Time Tentative LIVE 00:30 Pinks All Out Sonoma

06:00 MTV Morning 12:00 MTV Daily Hits 18:00 MTV Out Loud 24:00 MTV After Hours

06:00 Adam’s Rib 07:40 Glass Bottom Boat 09:30 Challenge To Lassie 10:50 High Society 12:40 2001: A Space Odyssey 15:00 Dodge City 16:45 All The Fine Young Cannibals 18:45 Bells Are Ringing 21:00 Somebody Up There Likes Me 23:00 Mutiny on the Bounty 01:20 Somebody Up There Likes Me 03:15 Mutiny on the Bounty

By Preston Wilder

Mirror Mirror (LTV, 21.00) Last year there were two Hollywood films based on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (I know, I know, creative bankruptcy, etc). Snow White and the Huntsman was gloomy, dank and self-important - yet, incredibly, was a bigger hit than this campy bit of fun, a pleasant surprise with Julia Roberts having a ball as the evil Queen. She reclines on a golden sea-shell, plays Battleships with courtiers as the pieces, and is firmly in denial about her wrinkles and Snow White’s beauty (“Agree to disagree, let’s leave it at that,” she snaps with a tight little smile when told that Snow is the most beautiful girl in the world) - at least till her teenage stepdaughter attracts the attention of a visiting

Prince, so evil Jules has her banished to the dark forest. Lily Collins (daughter of Phil) makes a sweet, innocent Snow, while the seven dwarfs do comedy - they try to break the spell by beating up the Prince, boxing his ears and making him smell a fish (!) - and Nathan Lane gets laughs as the Queen’s canny advisor. Guilty pleasure, emphasis on pleasure. Made in 2012.

The Amazing Spider-Man (Novacinema1, 22.00) One recalls Woody Allen on Ernest Hemingway’s ‘Great Expectations’: “We agreed it was a good book, but there was no need to have written it because Charles Dickens had already written it”. This is a pretty

The Amazing Spider-Man

good superhero movie - but there was no need to have made it, because the same plot (young man is bitten by spider, develops superpowers) was made just a few years ago, in Spider-Man and its sequels. The film is shameless - though, to be fair, Andrew Garfield (as Spidey) is quite different to Tobey Maguire, being puppyish and restless with a tendency to babble charmingly, and his chemistry with Emma Stone makes the film work better as a teenage rom-com than an action flick. Our hero is snarky (Cop: “Who are you?”; Spidey: “No-one seems to grasp the concept of a mask!”), there’s a villain called ‘The Lizard’ and a lot of incidental comedy. Very pleasant, though also lightweight - and of course unnecessary. Made in 2012.


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News In English News In Turkish FILM: The Cheetah Girls 2

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Vodka Portokali (rpt) Fila To Vatraho Sou (rpt) Max Adventures (rpt) Einai Stigmes (rpt) Pansellinos (rpt) Tis Agapis Mahairia (rpt) Niose Me (rpt) Music Programme (rpt) Tha Vreis To Daskalo Sou (rpt) Eleftheros Ki Oraios (rpt) Oneiropagida (rpt) Yia Tin Agapi Sou (rpt) With News at 18.00.

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Aiyia Fuxia (rpt) Niose Me News FILM: The Mask A timid bank clerk finds an ancient mask that gives whoever wears it superhuman powers and unbridled selfconfidence. Comicbook comedy, starring Jim Carrey. 1994.

FILM: The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Princess Mia of Genova is told she has to find a husband before she is due to take the throne on her 21st birthday. Family comedy sequel, starring Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews. 2004.

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The girl group return for more adventures, this time travelling to Spain to take part in a music festival. Drama, starring RavenSymoné and Sabrina Bryan. 2006.

Local satirical show, using comedy sketches and embarrassing TV clips to skewer local politicians.

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Kids’ TV Kati Psinetai (rpt) Greek version of the show where contestants try to outdo each other by throwing the perfect dinner party, which is then judged on its merits by their rivals.

To Rifouin Tis Anthoulas One-act play.

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FILM: A Lot Like Love Two friends who’ve convinced themselves they would never make a good couple discover they might just be wrong. Romantic comedy, Ashton Kutcher. 2005.

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MEGA 06.30 07.00 08.00 08.10 08.30 09.00 10.00

Retire News Max Adventures Tom & Jerry Tales Tom & Jerry Tales Taxidevontas Proino Mou Lifestyle programme features entertainment, music and more. Hosted by real-life couple Giorgos Liagas and Faye Skorda.

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Mousiko Kouti - Live (rpt) Greek game show, testing contestants on their musical knowledge.

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News Erastis Ditikon Proastion (rpt) Sto Para Pente News Klemmena Oneira New melodramatic soap opera, replacing Ta Mystika Tis Edem.

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Anonymous Popular local satirical show.

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News Music Programme Yia Sena (rpt) Proino Mou (rpt)

Anna Paola (rpt) Oi Takkoi (rpt) Vourate Geitonoi (rpt) Vasiliki (rpt) Aspra Balonia (rpt) Epta Ouranoi Kai Sinnefa Alites (rpt) Stin Igeia Mas (rpt)

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Eleni Best Of News Ti Tha Fame Simera Mama Anna Paola

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Kid’s TV Exelixeis Sti Showbiz Quiz Fun FILM: Journey To The Centre Of The Earth

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Exelixeis Sti Showbiz Greek FILM: Soferina

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News Sports Time O Anthropos Tis Thalassas (rpt) FILM: Wheelmen A limousine driver unwittingly stumbles into a bizarre plot to kidnap the vice president. Comedy, starring Lisa Arturo. 2005.

Supernatural Sixth season. ‘My Heart Will Go On’. Fate intervenes after Balthazar changes history by stopping the Titanic from sinking; Castiel tells Sam and Dean they must kill Fate if they want to survive.

Kallitera En Ginetai (rpt) Kouzina Me Apopsi Remington Steele (rpt) Milagros Kids’ TV Greek FILM: Epta Meres Psemata Kallitera En Ginetai Sabrina, To Koritsi Tis Agapis FILM: Fairytale: A True Story Two girls capture the imagination of the world with what appears to be photographs of fairies in their garden. Factbased drama, starring Florence Hoath. 1997. With News at 18.10.

Comedy.

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A science professor and his nephew encounter strange creatures and stranger lands as they travel beneath the Earth’s surface. Fantasy adventure, remake starring Brendan Fraser. 2008.

Latin American telenovela.

Local talk-show.

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FILM: My Daughter’s Secret A 17-year-old girl gets involved in a robbery gone wrong, and struggles to decide whether to tell her mother the truth. Drama, starring Nina Dobrev. 2007.

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FILM: Alien Sci-fi horror, with Sigourney Weaver. 1979

Happy Feet Two (LTV3, 18.00)

01:20 Only Fools and Horses 01:50 Lark Rise To Candleford 02:40 Watson & Oliver 03:15 The Weakest Link 04:00 One Foot In The Grave 04:35 Only Fools and Horses 05:05 Lark Rise To Candleford 05:55 Watson & Oliver 06:30 Walk on the Wild Side 07:00 Penelope K, By The Way 07:10 Tweenies 07:30 The Green Balloon Club 07:55 Fimbles 08:15 Penelope K, By The Way 08:25 Tweenies 08:45 The Green Balloon Club 09:10 Fimbles 09:30 My Family 10:00 Lead Balloon 10:30 The Weakest Link 11:15 Walk on the Wild Side 11:40 Doctors 12:10 Casualty 13:00 The World of Stonehenge 13:55 My Family 14:25 Full Circle With Michael Palin 15:15 Lead Balloon 15:45 Walk on the Wild Side 16:10 Doctors 16:40 Casualty 17:30 Incredible Journeys With Steve Leonard 18:20 The World of Stonehenge 19:10 EastEnders 19:40 Doctors 20:15 The Weakest Link 21:00 My Family 21:30 Only Fools and Horses 22:00 Waking The Dead 22:50 Ideal 23:20 Paradox 00:10 Lark Rise To Candleford

07:00 Sunrise Earth 07:55 Pyros 08:40 Risk Takers 09:30 Before We Ruled The Earth 10:15 The Reinventors 11:05 Deadliest Catch 11:50 How Do They Do It? 12:15 Sons Of

Guns 13:05 Prophets Of Science Fiction 13:50 The Aviators 14:35 Ultimate Journeys 15:25 Before We Ruled The Earth 16:10 Mythbusters 17:00 Mega World 17:50 Extreme Engineering 18:40 The Aviators 19:30 Ultimate Journeys 20:20 The Reinventors 21:10 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 22:00 Mega World 22:50 Extreme Engineering 23:40 Deadliest Catch 00:30 The Reinventors 01:15 Mythbusters 02:05 Mega World 02:50 Extreme Engineering 03:40 The Aviators 04:30 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 05:20 Ultimate Journeys 06:10 The Reinventors

09:30 Motorsports: Motorsports Weekend Magazine 09:45 Fitness: The Box 10:00 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 11:15 Football: Uefa European Under 17 Championship Slovakia 13:15 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom 14:15 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 15:30 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom 19:30 Football: Eurogoals 20:15 All Sports: Watts 20:30 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom 00:00 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 01:15 Football: Eurogoals

Criminal Minds 07:00 The Glades 07:45 The Simpsons 08:10 Bob’s Burgers 08:35 Rules Of Engagement 09:25 How I Met Your Mother 10:15 Criminal Minds 11:00 The Glades 11:45 The Simpsons 12:10 Bob’s Burgers 12:35 Rules Of Engagement 13:25 How I Met Your Mother 14:15 Criminal Minds 8 15:00 The Glades 15:45 The Simpsons 16:10 Bob’s Burgers 16:35 Rules Of Engagement 17:25 How I Met Your Mother 18:15 Criminal Minds 19:00 The Glades 19:50 The Simpsons 20:15 Bob’s Burgers 20:40 Rules Of Engagement 5 21:30 Criminal Minds 8 22:20 Elementary 23:10 Criminal Minds 00:00 American Horror Story 2: Asylum 00:45 Criminal Minds 8 01:30 The League 01:55 Traffic Light 02:20 Criminal Minds 03:05 The Glades 03:50 The Simpsons 04:15 Bob’s Burgers 04:40 Lost

07:30 St. Trinian’s: The Legend Of Fritton’s Gold 09:30 Riding Tornado 11:30 My Best Friend’s Wedding 13:20 Easy 15:00 Men In Black 16:40 Imagine That 18:30 Solitary Man 20:00 LTV Sports News 21:00 Love Wrecked 22:30 Action Zone 23:00 American, The 01:00 Underbelly Files - The Man Who Got Away 02:45 Traveler 04:40 Private Benjamin 06:30 LTV Sports News

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17:05 Cine News 17:35 Mao’s Last Dancer 19:35 Films And Stars 20:10 Darling Companion 22:00 The Lorax 23:30 The Following 00:30 Welcome To The South 04:00 Dirty Girl

07:00 Kids TV 15:20 Shaggy & Scooby-Doo Get A Clue! 15:45 Justice League Unlimited 16:10 Legion Of Super Heroes 16:35 Young Justice 17:00 Barclays Premier League 2012-13 19:00 Nba 2012-13 21:00 Barclays Premier League Review 22:00 Barclays Premier League 2012-13 00:00 Jeep World Of Adventure Sports 01:00 Liga Bbva 2012-13 03:00 Barclays Premier League Review 04:00 Planet Speed 04:30 Makeover: Hunt Dog Edition 05:00 Barclays Premier League 2012-13

07:15 Friends VI 07:45 Necessary Roughness 09:30 Big Bang Theory 10:00 2 Broke Girls 10:50 Southland 11:35 C.S.I. Miami X 12:30 Pan Am 13:15 Gossip Girl 14:00 Necessary Roughness 15:30 Big Bang Theory 16:00 Two And A Half Men Ix 16:30 2 Broke Girls 17:20 Ncis: Los An-

geles 19:00 Gossip Girl 19:45 One Tree Hill Iii 20:30 Two And A Half Men Ix 21:00 C.S.I. New York 22:30 Closer, The VII23:15 Fringe Iv 00:00 How To Make It In America I 03:45 Two And A Half Men Ix 04:10 2 Broke Girls 05:00 Ncis: Los Angeles 06:30 Gossip Girl

08:00 Tom & Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers 09:30 Family Man, The 12:00 Burlesque 14:00 Yogi Bear 15:30 Greetings From The Shore 17:30 Action Zone 18:00 Happy Feet Two 20:00 Mirror Mirror 22:00 Flypaper 23:30 Action Zone 00:05 Bruc 01:45 Carlos 04:30 His Way 06:00 True Stories

06:05 There’s Something About Mary 08:05 The Story Of Us 09:40 Shall We Dance? 13:25 Nicostratos: Le Pelican 15:00 Pay It Forward

05:00 The Jackal 07:05 Bob & Carol, Ted & Alice 08:50 Cine News 09:30 This Means War 11:10 The Iron Lady 12:55 Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes 14:40 A Thousand Acres 16:30 The Muppets A Happy Birthday George Clooney 20:15 Intolerable Cruelty 22:00 The Descendants 00:00 The Ides Of March 01:45 Safe House 03:40 Cine News

05:50 The Chamber 07:05 Cine News 10:00 Encounter With Danger 11:30 Crimson Tide 13:25 Cine News 14:00 Heaven 15:40 One For The Money 17:15 The Conspirator 19:20 A Thousand Words 21:00 Gran Torino 23:00 Ncis X 23:50 Cine News 01:00 Con Tutto Amore Che Posso 02:40 Conan The Barbarian 04:30 Recoil

06:25 Cine News 07:10 Pal Joey 09:00 Hugo 11:05 From Prada To Nada 12:50 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules 14:30 Cine News 15:10 Puss In Boots 16:45 Think

Like A Man 18:50 Unfaithful 22:45 Poker Face 00:30 Amador 02:25 Win Win 04:10 The Country Girl

15:00 Pinks 15:30 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series SFP 250, Kansas Speedway 18:30 NHL: Playoffs Date & Time Tentative 21:00 European Tour Volvo China Open Final 00:30 Punk Payback With Bas Rutten Mop Versus Stick 01:00 Dumbest Stuff On Wheels 2 01:30 Sports Unlimited

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06:00 Merry Widow 07:45 Challenge To Lassie 09:10 All The Fine Young Cannibals 11:05 Dodge City 12:55 Bells Are Ringing 15:00 Searchers 17:00 Ben-Hur 20:25 TCM Presents Under the Influence: Bill Murray 21:00 Omega Man 22:40 Angry Hills 00:25 Omega Man 02:05 Angry Hills 03:50 Captains Courageous

By Preston Wilder

Revenge (Foxlife, 21.50) “After a short season break, Revenge is back on Foxlife with all new episodes of the spicy second season in its usual day and time-slot”. A ‘short season break’? Are you people nuts? Don’t you know how besotted the fans of this trashy soap are? Would you tell a heroin addict to please wait a while, and he’ll get his fix after ‘a short season break’? That said, Season 2 isn’t quite as popular as the first season, when the gloriouslynamed Emily Van Camp sought revenge for the sad fate of her father, with queen bitch Madeleine Stowe at the top of her list - and Emily’s still around, despite the devastation wrought by an explosion at the end of the previous episode (the one before the ‘short

season break’). “Emily’s commitment to justice and revenge is stronger than ever,” asserts Wikipedia, which will come in handy as we “rev through the final seven episodes and into the much anticipated season finale”. No more breaks, please! ‘Retribution’ is the title.

The Lorax (Novacinema1, 22.00) Cartoons, being aimed at kids (and made by Hollywood, which is more ‘liberal’ than the rest of America), often contain idealistic Messages - but it’s still jaw-dropping that this Dr. Seuss adaptation should contain a musical number that explicitly condemns capitalism. “How bad can I be? / I’m just building the economy,” sings our hero. “How bad can I be? / A por-

The Lorax

tion of proceeds goes to charity”. In fact he’s very bad indeed, destroying the environment to build his business despite the protests of the Lorax, a “giant furry peanut” who’s the Yoda-like spirit of the forest - and the film has the most uncompromising eco-Message I’ve ever seen in a kids’ movie but it’s also very charming, with Zac Efron voicing a boy named Ted who’s out to impress the girl he loves (“She’s not ‘some girl’! She’s a woman! In high school!”) by showing her a real tree. Trees are extinct, everyone lives in a bubble and even the air they breathe is a commodity - but you also get a trio of fish humming the Mission: Impossible theme, one of many cute gags that take the edge off the Message-mongering. Made in 2012.


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Early morning entertainment magazine featuring segments on cooking, fashion, lifestyle issues and more.

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Istories Tou Horkou (rpt)

Live cookery show. Popular local comedy series, which is the longest-running weekly show on Cyprus television.

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Entehnos Local cultural show.

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Paizoume Kypriaka Second season of local game show, asking questions having to do with Cypriot dialect.

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Moiraia Fengaria

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News Vimata Stin Ammo

Friends American comedy about the lives and loves of six New Yorkers.

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Eponymos News Repeats

Show where contestants try to outdo each other by throwing the perfect dinner party, which is then judged on its merits by their rivals.

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Biz/Emeis News In English News In Turkish Megastructures

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Vodka Portokali (rpt) Fila To Vatraho Sou (rpt) Max Adventures Einai Stigmes (rpt) Pansellinos (rpt) Tis Agapis Mahairia (rpt) Niose Me (rpt) Ergazomeni Gynaika (rpt) Konstantinou Kai Elenis (rpt) The Vreis To Daskalo Sou (rpt) Eleftheros Kai Oraios (rpt) Oneiropagida (rpt) Lefta Sto Lepto Yia Tin Agapi Sou

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Aiyia Fuxia(rpt) Niose Me News Vals Me 12 Theous Grey’s Anatomy Spring Wipeout News FILM: Casanova

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NRG Zone FILM: Stardust

Brothers & Sisters (rpt) Fourth season of drama series. ‘If You Bake It, He Will Come’. Nora plans a lavish party for Kevin’s 39th birthday, but her son is finding it difficult to forgive his mother for concealing details of the accident. Sarah’s woes increase as Luc’s visa comes to an end, while Robert is secretive about a new job.

Third season of local period drama, based on true events.

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In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he’ll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. Fantasy adventure, starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro. 2007.

Mazi Sto CyBC News Kaftes Piperies Live local cookery show.

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Discovery documetary series looking at the making of the greatest structures and machines ever created.

Apo Mera Se Mera Current affairs show.

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Greek comedy series. A high school girl is torn between two vampire brothers. First season.

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News Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Set after the events in Terminator 2 Sarah Connor and her son John, trying to stay under-the-radar from the government as they plot to destroy the computer network Skynet in hopes of preventing Armageddon.

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Anna Paola (rpt) Oi Klironomoi (rpt) Spiti Apo Tin Arhi (rpt) Efialtis Stin Kouzina (rpt) Vasiliki (rpt) Aspra Balonia (rpt) Efta Ourani Kai Sinnefa Alites (rpt) Mesimeri Kai Kati Eleni News Ti Tha Fame Simera Mama Anna Paola

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News Aspra Balonia (rpt) FILM: The Man In The Iron Mask

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Greek FILM: O Theios Mou O Ninja Comedy, starring Sotiris Tzevelekos. 1987.

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FILM: Inkheart A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook’s hero. Fantasy starring Brendan Fraser and Helen Mirren. 2009.

Local drama series.

Swashbuckling adventure, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and John Malkovich. 1998. See Pick Of The Day.

Exelixeis Sti Showbiz Kids’ TV Star News Kids’ TV Ayio Eihame Greek comedy series.

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Latin American telenovela.

Greek drama series.

The legendary womaniser falls in love with the only female who seems capable of resisting his charms. Romantic period drama, starring Heath Ledger. 2005.

To Kleidi Tou Paradeisou (rpt) To Paihnidi Tis Signomis (rpt) News Deal (rpt)

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Klemmena Oneira (rpt) Proino Mou Enimerosi Tora Eheis Meson Yia Sena News Erastis Ditikon Proastion (rpt) Sto Para Pente News Klemmena Oneira

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Ta Kopelia Local comedy series.

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LTV Sports News Local sports programme.

‘Till Death Yia Sena (rpt) Proino Mou (rpt)

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06. 45 Kids’ TV 10.30 Kalitera En Ginetai (rpt) 11.00 Kouzina Me Apopsi 11.30 Reemington Steele 12.30 Milagros 13.25 Kids’ TV 14.30 Telemarketing 15.40 Kalitera En Ginetai 16.15 Sabrina, To Koritsi Tis Agapis 17.40 Akti Oneiron 18.10 News 18.15 Greek FILM: Sto Ilingo Tis Zois 19.15 News 19.50 Sports News 20.05 O Anthropos Tis Thalassas (rpt) 21.00 FILM: Relative Strangers A successful psychiatrist learns he was adopted, and sets out to find his birth parents - but is horrified by what he finds. Comedy, starring Ron Livingston. 2006.

Exelixeis Sti Showbiz FILM: The Last Boy Scout A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder case involving a pro football team and a politician. Thriller, starring Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans and Chelsea Field. 1991.

News Epistrofi (rpt) Se Fonto Kokkino (rpt) Mesimeri Kai Kati (rpt) Eleni (rpt)

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Star News Repeats

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FILM: 2012: Supernova A scientist assembles a crack team to construct a shield to protect Earth from a burst of solar radiation. Sci-fi adventure, starring Brian Krause. 2009.

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FILM: May Wine A woman and her daughter unknowingly both fall for the same man, while on holiday. Romantic comedy, starring Joanna Cassidy. 1990.

Game of Thrones (Novacinema1, 22.00)

01:05 The Impressions Show With Culshaw &... 01:35 The Weakest Link 02:20 Ideal 02:55 My Family 03:25 Only Fools and Horses 03:55 EastEnders 04:25 Doctors 04:55 The Impressions Show With Culshaw &... 05:25 Ideal 05:55 My Family 06:25 Only Fools and Horses 07:00 Penelope K, By The Way 07:10 Tweenies 07:30 Teletubbies 07:55 Fimbles 08:15 Penelope K, By The Way 08:25 Tweenies 08:45 Teletubbies 09:10 Fimbles 09:30 My Family 10:00 Only Fools and Horses 10:30 The Weakest Link 11:15 EastEnders 11:45 Doctors 12:15 Lark Rise To Candleford 13:05 Waking The Dead 13:55 My Family 14:25 Full Circle With Michael Palin 15:15 Only Fools and Horses 15:45 EastEnders 16:15 Doctors 16:45 The Weakest Link 17:30 Lark Rise To Candleford 18:20 Waking The Dead 19:10 EastEnders 19:40 Doctors 20:15 The Weakest Link 21:00 My Family 21:30 The Impressions Show With Culshaw &... 22:00 Lark Rise To Candleford 22:50 As Time Goes By 23:20 Rev. 23:50 Silk 00:40 After You’ve Gone

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Sons Of Guns 08:40 Prophets Of Science Fiction 09:30 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 10:15 The Reinventors 11:05 Deadliest Catch 11:50 How Do They Do It? 12:15 Mega World 13:05 Extreme Engineering 13:50 The Aviators 14:35 Ultimate Journeys 15:25 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 16:10 Mythbusters 17:00 Rattlesnake Republic 17:50 Northwest Wild 18:40 The Aviators 19:30 Ultimate Journeys 20:20 The Reinventors 21:10 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 22:00 Rattlesnake Republic 22:50 Northwest Wild 23:40 Deadliest Catch 00:30 The Reinventors 01:15 Mythbusters 02:05 Rattlesnake Republic 02:50 Northwest Wild 03:40 The Aviators 04:30 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 05:20 Ultimate Journeys 06:10 The Reinventors

09:30 Cycling: Toyr D’azerbaijan 10:00 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 11:15 All Sports: Watts 12:15 Football: Eurogoals 13:00 Tennis: Mats Point 13:30 Tennis: Atp Tournament Portugal 14:15 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 15:30 All Sports : Breaking Weapon Freestyle 16:30 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom

18:15 All Sports: Watts 19:00 All Sports : Breaking Weapon Freestyle 20:00 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom 21:00 Boxing: Ibf Title Heavy Weight Contest 23:00 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 00:15 Motorsports : Dempsey Races Le Mans 00:30 Fia World Touring Car Championship: Fia Wtcc Mag 01:00 Car Racing: Porsche Supercup 01:15 Car Racing: Lamporghini Super Trofeo 01:45 Motorsports: The Grid 02:00 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom

05:30 How I Met Your Mother 06:15 Criminal Minds 07:00 The Glades 07:45 The Simpsons 08:10 Bob’s Burgers 08:35 Rules Of Engagement 09:25 How I Met Your Mother 10:15 Criminal Minds 11:00 The Glades 11:45 The Simpsons 12:10 Bob’s Burgers 12:35 Rules Of Engagement 13:25 How I Met Your Mother 14:15 Beauty And The Beast 15:00 The Glades 15:45 The Simpsons 16:10 Bob’s Burgers 16:35 Rules Of Engagement 17:25 How I Met Your Mother 18:15 Criminal Minds 19:00 The Glades 3 19:50 The Simpsons 20:15 Bob’s Burgers

21:30 Action Zone 22:00 Heartbreaker 00:05 Daring! Tv 04:05 Traveler, The 05:50 Oscar Et La Dame Rose (Oscar And The Lady In Pink)

20:40 Rules Of Engagement 21:30 Beauty And The Beast 22:20 Touch 23:10 Criminal Minds 00:00 Sons Of Anarchy 4 00:50 Beauty And The Beast 01:35 The League 02:00 Traffic Light 02:25 Criminal Minds 03:10 The Glades 3 03:55 The Simpsons 04:20 Bob’s Burgers 04:45 Lost

07:30 Lionheart 09:30 Happy Feet Two 11:30 Whistleblower, The 13:30 Action Zone 14:00 Dave 16:00 Twilight 18:00 Takers 20:00 LTV Sports News 21:00 Falling Down 23:00 Corporate Affairs 00:45 Hustler Tv 02:30 Underbelly Files - Infiltration 04:15 Piece Of The Action, A 06:30 LTV Sports News

07:00 Kids TV 17:00 Nba Action 17:30 Barclays Premier League World 18:00 Liga Bbva 2012-13 20:00 2013 Fia Erc: Azores 20:30 Planet Speed 21:00 La Liga Review 2012-13 22:00 Barclays Premier League 2012-13 00:00 Jeep World Of Adventure Sports 01:00 Barclays Premier League 2012-13 03:00 Liga Bbva 2012-13 05:00 Barclays Premier League 201213

07:15 One Tree Hill 08:00 Two And A Half Men 08:30 C.S.I. New York 10:00 2 Broke Girls 10:20 2 Broke Girls 10:45 Two And A Half Men 11:15 Ncis: Los Angeles 12:45 Gossip Girl 13:30 One Tree Hill 14:15 C.S.I. New York 16:00 Friends 16:25 PriVIleged 17:10 Top Boy 18:05 Luck 19:00 Gossip Girl 19:45 2 Broke Girls 20:30 Big Bang Theory 21:00 Southland 21:45 C.S.I. Miami 22:30 The Closer 15 Fringe 00:05 Sympathy For Delicious 01:45 Beautiful (2009) 03:30 Friends 03:55 PriVIleged 04:40 Top Boy 05:35 Luck 06:30 Gossip Girl

07:30 Flirting With Flamenco 09:15 Heist 11:15 Warrior’s Way, The 13:00 Around The World In 80 Days 16:00 Hot Tub Time Machine 18:00 Cinderella Story, A 20:00 Love Wrecked

05:30 Fright Night 07:15 Cine News 07:35 Tt: Closer To The Edge 09:20 Chalet Girl 11:00 Films And Stars 11:35 Tower Heist 13:20 The Big Year 15:00 Monte Carlo 16:50 Cine News 17:40 Sister 19:25 Hollywood 1on1 20:00 Adikos Kosmos 22:00 Game Of Thrones 23:00 The Bleeding House 00:30 Miss Bala 02:30 Wanderlust 04:10 In Darkness

06:15 This Must Be The Place 08:15 Shampoo 10:05 Oi Apenantoi 11:55 Walk Don’t Run 13:50 Take Shelter 15:55 Hollywood Buzz 16:35 Men In Black 3 18:20 The Client 20:25 Transporter 2 22:00 Contraband 23:55 Kill Bill: Vol.1 K15 01:45 My Super Ex-Girlfriend 03:25 Cine News 04:00 Chasing Amy

19:25 Fovou Tous Ellines 21:00 Appointment With Death 23:35 Five Minarets In New York 01:30 Ritual

18:55 Ena Tragoudi De Ftanei 21:00 Spy Kids 4: All The Time In The Word 22:35 What’s Your Number? 00:25 Young Adult

16:30 MLB Player Poll 17:00 PRE GAME(E) 17:20 CHAMPIONSHIP 2012-13: APOLLON VS ENP (E) 19:20 POST GAME (E) 20:00 NHL: Playoffs Date & Time Tentative 22:30 Pinks All Out Montgomery

06:00 MTV Morning 12:00 MTV Daily Hits 18:00 MTV Out Loud 24:00 MTV After Hours

06:00 At The Circus 07:30 Captains Courageous 09:30 Searchers 11:25 Ben-Hur 15:00 Conagher 17:00 Bhowani Junction 18:55 4 For Texas 21:00 Private Benjamin 22:55 Diner 00:45 Private Benjamin 02:40 At The Circus 04:10 Diner

By Preston Wilder

Love Wrecked (LTV3, 20.00) Is Amanda Bynes in rehab? Has she found Jesus? The former teen idol has been AWOL since a supporting role in Easy A three years ago - but she was perky and goofy in the early 00s, and this raucous teen comedy (which went straight to DVD in most places) sounds quite enjoyable. Amanda is in love with rock star Chris Carmack, much to the chagrin of long-suffering boyfriend Jonathan Bennett; she and Jon get a job at a Caribbean resort - but then Chris arrives and, when he falls overboard, Amanda goes in after him, ending up together on a desert island. “Now there’s nothing she won’t do for him...” purrs Mr. Trailer Man as our heroine spears fish and climbs for coconuts - “... except tell him

the truth,” namely that their ‘desert island’ is actually a stone’s throw from civilisation. Will Amanda win the heart of her airhead idol? Will she finally realise that she’s better off with nice steady Jon? “This movie was shallow and very, very predictable,” scoffs someone at the Internet Movie Database; in other news, the sky is blue and birds like to chirp. Made in 2005.

The Man in the Iron Mask (Sigma, 22.20) Embarrassing but true: the world was eagerly awaiting this Dumas adaptation 15 years ago, because it was Leonardo DiCaprio’s first film after Titanic and we all wanted to see what he’d do next. The answer turned

The Man in the Iron Mask

out to be a Three Musketeers knock-off where Athos is pronounced ‘Ay-thos’ and the dialogue leaves a lot to be desired (“I know that to love you is a treason against France,” says D’Artagnan; “But not to love you is a treason against my heart”) - though Leo himself does well in a double role, as the cruel and petulant King and his long-lost twin brother, the titular Man, hidden away in a dungeon till discovered by the Musketeers. Gabriel Byrne is D’Artagnan, now estranged from his former comrades - and the big question is whether he’ll stay loyal to the naughty king or do what’s best for France, though the big question 15 years ago was ‘How good is Leo, and can he survive as a movie star?’. ‘Pretty good’ and ‘yes’, as it turned out. Made in 1998.


T V WEDNESDAY 0 8/05 Saturday, May 4, 2013• CYPRUS MAIL

CYBC 1 06.45 08.15

Proti Enimerosi Kali Sas Mera Early morning entertainment magazine featuring segments on cooking, fashion, lifestyle issues and more.

11.00

Kaftes Piperies (rpt)

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Istories Tou Horkou (rpt)

CYBC 2 08.00 17.00 18.00 18.50 19.00 19.10

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Apo Mera Se Mera Entehnos Local cultural show.

16.00 18.00 18.15

Mazi Sto CyBC News Kaftes Piperies Live local cookery show.

18.45

Paizoume Kypriaka Second season of local game show, asking questions having to do with Cypriot dialect.

19.20

22.35

Moiraia Fengaria News Vimata Stin Ammo Third season of local period drama, based on true events.

22.00

Friends American comedy about the lives and loves of six New Yorkers.

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I Kypros Konta Sas News Repeats

NRG Zone A Touch of Frost (rpt)

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09.30 09.40 10.30 11.20 12.10 13.00 13.20 14.00 14.50 15.45 16.40 17.30 17.40

Repeats

MEGA

Vodka Portokali (rpt) Fila To Vatraho Sou (rpt) Max Adventures Einai Stigmes (rpt) Pansellinos (rpt) Tis Agapis Mahairia (rpt) Niose Me (rpt) News Mera Mesimeri Konstantinou Kai Elenis (rpt) The Vreis To Daskalo Sou (rpt) Eleftheros Kai Oraios (rpt) Oneiropagida (rpt) Lefta Sto Lepto Yia Tin Agapi Sou With News at 18.00.

18.40 19.30 20.15 21.25 22.20

Brothers & Sisters (rpt) Fourth season of drama series. ‘Where There’s Smoke...’ Saul and Nora visit their mother Ida, who is recovering from an operation, while Luc overhears a conversation hinting that Sarah may be pregnant. Meanwhile, Kevin and Scotty start seeing a psychic called Miss Nadine to take their minds off Michelle’s pregnancy test.

Local period drama, based on true events.

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Fourteenth season. ‘In the Public Interest’. The naked bodies of three men are found placed in the shape of a triangle, leading Jack to suspect the work of a satanic cult. Meanwhile, press baron James Callum’s plans to make his mark on the local area are hindered by an investigation into his lover’s death in a houseboat fire. 2008.

Current affairs show.

15.30

Kids’ TV Kati Psinetai (rpt) Biz/Emeis News In English News In Turkish Megastructures Discovery documetary series looking at the making of the greatest structures and machines ever created.

Live cookery show. Popular local comedy series, which is the longest-running weekly show on Cyprus television.

ANTENNA

Aiyia Fuxia(rpt) Niose Me News Vals Me 12 Theous Grey’s Anatomy

01.40 02.30 03.20 04.40

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Retire News (rpt) Max Adventures Master Chef (rpt)

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Greek competitive cooking reality show, open to amateur and home chefs.

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Klemmena Oneira (rpt) Proino Mou Enimerosi Tora Eheis Meson Yia Sena News Erastis Ditikon Proastion (rpt) Sto Para Pente News Klemmena Oneira

22.20

Oi Vasiliades

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Greek drama series. Greek comedy series.

23.10

Medical drama, starring Ellen Pompeo as a surgeon, struggling with a series of private and professional crises.

23.00 23.50 00.00 00.30

06.00 07.00 08.00 08.10

Spring Wipeout News Sports News Vradi Me Ton Petro Kostopoulo To Kleidi Tou Paradeisou (rpt) To Paihnidi Tis Signomis (rpt) News Deal (rpt)

Vampire Diaries A high school girl is torn between two vampire brothers. First season.

00.00 00.20

News Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Set after the events in Terminator 2 Sarah Connor and her son John, trying to stay under-the-radar from the government as they plot to destroy the computer network Skynet in hopes of preventing Armageddon.

01.00 01.40 03.40

SIGMA Anna Paola (rpt) Oi Klironomoi (rpt) Spiti Apo Tin Arhi (rpt) Efialtis Stin Kouzina (rpt) The Greek chef comes to the aid of struggling restaurateurs, and dispenses advice to help them turn their business around in the space of two weeks.

09.40 10.30 11.10 12.00 15.20 18.00 18.05 18.45 19.40 20.20 21.15 22.20

Vasiliki (rpt) Aspra Balonia (rpt) Efta Ourani Kai Sinnefa Alites (rpt) Mesimeri Kai Kati Eleni News Ti Tha Fame Simera Mama Anna Paola Efta Ourani Kai Sinnefa Alites News Aspra Balonia 60 Lepta

PLUS TV 06.00 06.45 07.20 11.50 12.30 13.00 15.30 17.00 17.50 19.40 21.00 22.00

Sixth season. ‘Executive Order’. Brenda has to work alongside the counterterrorism unit’s boss, who happens to be one of the finalists for the job of Chief of Police she is looking forward to getting.

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Dekati Entoli (rpt) News Epistrofi (rpt) Se Fonto Kokkino (rpt) Mesimeri Kai Kati (rpt) Eleni (rpt)

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06.45 09.05 10.35 11.00 11.30

LTV Sports News Star News Repeats

‘Till Death Yia Sena (rpt) Proino Mou (rpt)

Kids’ TV Kalitera En Ginetai Akti Oneiron (rpt) Kouzina Me Apopsi Remington Steele (rpt) 80s detective drama, starring Pierce Brosnan.

12.30 13.20 15.00 15.35 16.10 17.00 17.30

Milagros Kids’ TV Best Off Livr@4 Kalitera En Ginetai Top Models Akti Oneiron Sto Mati Tou Kiklona

19.15 19.50 20.05 21.00

News Sports News Epi Topou FILM: Good Luck

With News at 18.10.

A road trip to participate in an Oregon raft race tests a paraplegic optimist and a blind pessimist. Drama, starring Gregory Hines. 1996.

FILM: Scarecrow Two losers form a firm friendship during a cross-country trip, and together they learn about the subtleties of life, love and caring as their journey brings them into contact with a variety of disparate characters. Drama, starring Al Pacino and Gene Hackman. 1973.

Local investigative show.

23.40 00.15 00.20 01.00

Repeats Exelixeis Sti Showbiz Kids’ TV Ayio Eihame (rpt) Star News Mesimeri Meleti Kids’ TV Ayio Eihame Fotis - Maria Live Mila Exelixeis Sti Showbiz The Closer

CAPITAL

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FILM: State Of Grace An undercover cop infiltrates a gang of small-time IrishAmerican hoodlums led by one of his childhood friends. Gangster thriller, with Sean Penn and Ed Harris. 1990.

01.15

FILM: Tempesta An art expert goes in search of a priceless stolen painting in Venice, uncovering a forgery ring. Thriller, starring Scot Williams and Malcolm McDowell. 2004.

Albert Nobbs (Novacinema1, 19.55)

01:10 The Weakest Link 01:55 The Impressions Show With Culshaw &... 02:25 As Time Goes By 02:55 EastEnders 03:25 Doctors 03:55 Lark Rise To Candleford 04:45 Rev. 05:15 The Impressions Show With Culshaw &... 05:45 My Family 06:15 The Weakest Link 07:00 Penelope K, By The Way 07:10 Tweenies 07:30 Teletubbies 07:55 Fimbles 08:15 Penelope K, By The Way 08:25 Tweenies 08:45 Teletubbies 09:10 Fimbles 09:30 My Family 10:00 Rev. 10:30 The Weakest Link 11:15 EastEnders 11:45 Doctors 12:15 Silk 13:05 Lark Rise To Candleford 13:55 My Family 14:25 Full Circle With Michael Palin 15:15 The Impressions Show With Culshaw &... 15:45 EastEnders 16:15 Doctors 16:45 The Weakest Link 17:30 Silk 18:20 Lark Rise To Candleford 19:10 EastEnders 19:40 Doctors 20:15 The Weakest Link 21:00 My Family 21:30 After You’ve Gone 22:00 Silk 22:50 One Foot In The Grave 23:25 Alan Carr: Chatty Man 00:10 Spooks

07:00 Sunrise Earth 07:55 Mega World 08:40 Extreme Engineering 09:30 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 10:15 The Reinventors 11:05

Deadliest Catch 11:50 How Do They Do It? 12:15 Rattlesnake Republic 13:05 Northwest Wild 13:50 The Aviators 14:35 Ultimate Journeys 15:25 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 16:10 Mythbusters 17:00 Inside West Coast Customs 17:50 Chasing Classic Cars 19:30 Ultimate Journeys 20:20 The Reinventors 21:10 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 22:00 Inside West Coast Customs 22:50 Chasing Classic Cars 23:40 Deadliest Catch 00:30 The Reinventors 01:15 Mythbusters 02:05 Inside West Coast Customs 02:50 Chasing Classic Cars 04:30 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 05:20 Ultimate Journeys 06:10 The Reinventors

09:30 Motorsports: The Grid 09:45 Car Racing: Porsche Supercup 10:00 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 11:15 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom 13:00 Football: Uefa European Under 17 Championship Slovakia 14:00 Tennis: Get Ready For Roland Garros 14:15 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 15:30 All Sports : Breaking Weapon Freestyle 16:30 All Sports: Watts 17:00 Football: Uefa European Under 17 Championship Slovakia 18:45 Football: Uefa European Under 17 Championship Slovakia 20:45 All Sports: Wednesday Selection 20:50

Equestrian: Fei Dressage World Cup Sweden 22:50 Equestrian: Fei Classics Series 23:50 Equestrian Sports: Riders Club 23:55 Golf: U.S. P.G.A. Tour Well Fargo Championship Usa 00:50 Golf: Golf Club 00:55 All Sports: Month Selection 01:00 Sailing: Yacht Club 01:05 All Sports: Wednesday Selection 01:15 Cycling: Tour Of Italy

05:30 How I Met Your Mother 06:15 Criminal Minds 07:00 The Glades 07:45 The Simpsons 08:10 Bob’s Burgers 08:35 Rules Of Engagement 09:25 How I Met Your Mother 10:15 Criminal Minds 11:00 The Glades 11:45 The Simpsons 12:10 Bob’s Burgers 12:35 Rules Of Engagement 5 13:25 How I Met Your Mother 14:15 Elementary 15:00 The Glades 3 15:45 The Simpsons 16:10 Bob’s Burgers 16:35 Rules Of Engagement 5 17:25 How I Met Your Mother 18:15 Criminal Minds 19:00 The Glades 3 19:50 The Simpsons 20:15 Bob’s Burgers 20:40 Rules Of Engagement 21:30 Elementary 22:20 Homeland 23:10 Criminal Minds 00:00 White Collar 00:45 Elementary 01:30 The League 2 01:55 Traffic Light 02:20 Criminal Minds 03:05 The Glades 3 03:50 The Simpsons 04:15 Bob’s Burgers 04:40 Lost

Be Blood 02:05 Trust 07:30 Soccer Nanny, The 09:30 Cinderella Story, A 11:30 St. Elmo’s Fire 13:30 Lovely Bones, The 16:00 Two Tickets To Paradise 18:00 Hole, The (2009) 20:00 LTV Sports News 21:00 Nowhere Boy 23:00 Prey, The 00:50 Hustler Tv 02:30 Facing Ali 04:30 I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell 06:30 LTV Sports News

07:00 Kids TV 17:00 2013 Indy Car Series 19:30 Planet Speed 20:00 Makeover: Hunt Dog Edition 20:30 2012 World’s Strongest Man 21:00 La Liga World 21:30 Inside Line 22:00 Barclays Premier League 2012-13 00:00 La Liga Review 2012-13 01:00 Liga Bbva 2012-13 03:00 Barclays Premier League 2012-13 05:00 Liga Bbva 2012-13

07:15 2 Broke Girls 08:00 Big Bang Theory 08:30 Southland 09:15 C.S.I. Miami 10:00 Friends 10:25 PriVIleged 11:10 Top Boy 12:05 Luck 13:00 Gossip Girl 13:45 2 Broke Girls 14:35 Southland 15:20 C.S.I. Miami 16:05 Friends 16:30 Pan Am 17:20 Necessary Roughness 19:00 Gossip Girl 19:45 2 Broke Girls 20:30 Two And A Half Men 21:00 Ncis: Los Angeles 21:45

Ncis: Los Angeles 22:30 The Closer :15 Fringe 00:05 Corporate Affairs 01:45 Primal Fear 03:50 Friends 04:15 Pan Am 05:00 Necessary Roughness 06:30 Gossip Girl

07:40 Right Stuff 10:50 Barbarian Princess 12:30 Arthur (2011) 14:20 The Neverending Story: The Next Chapter16:00 Whistleblower 18:00 Dennis The Menace 20:00 Overnight Delivery 21:30 Action Zone 22:00 Citizen Usa: 50 State Road Trip 23:00 Homeless: The Motel Kids Of Orange County 00:05 Daring! Tv 04:05 The Fighte 06:00 Roommate

06:30 The Beach 08:30 Cine News 09:15 Ever After: A Cinderella Story 11:20 The New Protocol 12:55 Hollywood 1 On 1 13:25 Deadly Hope 15:00 A Little Bit Of Heaven 16:55 Cine News 17:35 Farewell, My

Queen 19:20 Action Zone 19:55 Albert Nobbs 23:40 The Grey 01:40 Magic Mike 03:30 Once Fallen

06:00 The Devil’s Own 07:50 What A Way To Go 09:40 Cine News 10:05 Good Morning Vietnam 12:05 Suddenly, Last Summer 14:00 Air Force One 16:05 Born Yesterday 17:50 Films & Stars 18:25 The Hunting Party 20:15 22:00 The Raven 23:55 How I Spent My Summer Vacation 01:35 Drive 03:15 Cine News 04:15 I Am Legend

19:05 Super 8 21:00 Ghost Rider 23:00 The Old Gods And The New 00:00 Person Of Interest C.O.D. 00:50 Cine News 01:30 Dating 101

18:50 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life 21:00 Moneyball 23:20 There Will

19:30 MLB: Atlanta Braves At Cincinnati Reds LIVE 22:30 MLB Player Poll 23:00 101 Cars You Must Drive I’m Just Here For The Sex 23:30 Wrecked Jane Runs The Show 00:00 Dangerous Drives Border Patrol

06:00 MTV Morning 12:00 MTV Daily Hits 18:00 MTV Out Loud 24:00 MTV After Hours

06:00 Abbott And Costello In Hollywood 07:25 Conagher 09:25 Bhowani Junction 11:15 4 For Texas 13:10 East Side, West Side 15:00 Jeremiah Johnson 16:40 Blackboard Jungle 18:20 20,000 Years In Sing Sing 19:35 Sheepman 21:00 Our Mother’s House 22:45 Hit Man 00:15 Our Mother’s House 02:00 Hit Man 03:30 Abbott And Costello In Hollywood 04:50 Sheepman

By Preston Wilder

The Raven (Novacinema2, 22.00) “Over my dead body!” says someone. “Is that an option?” replies Edgar Allan Poe. That’s right folks, the father of modern horror (and author of the poem called ‘The Raven’) has gone the way of Robert Downey Jr’s snarky Sherlock Holmes, snapping out quips about “a mental oyster” and “a marsupial of an editor” and generally being a smart-aleck. Poe (John Cusack) is not a success - he offers drinks to any patron in a tavern who can finish a line from his poem, while only a visiting Frenchman even knows what he’s on about! - but he has a fan in the shape of a serial killer who’s basing his grisly murders on our hero’s oeuvre, inevitably making him a suspect. The result

never rises above the conventional, and the murders are off-puttingly nasty (that swinging cleaver!), but it’s still quite a (g)ripping yarn, with enough of Poe in some purple dialogue to suggest some fellow feeling behind the gimmickry. Watch it on a midnight dreary / While you ponder weak and weary. Made in 2012.

Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County (LTV3, 23.00) “What is home to you?” asks Alexandra Pelosi, who made this HBO documentary. “Home?” repeats a bright-eyed little girl who can’t be more than 10 years old; “I don’t really know what that means”. These kids aren’t strictly speaking homeless - they don’t live on

the street - but their low-income families can’t afford even to rent a flat so instead they live in extendedstay motels, often with a whole family crammed into a single room. “Working families struggling to make it in one of the richest places in the country,” says the trailer - and that’s really the point, not that these kids have it incredibly bad but that they should have it so much better (Orange County is a well-off part of California, home to Disneyland among other things). Parents lament the bad economy while their offspring look bored and dodge their dodgy, crime-ridden surroundings; easy to empathise - especially when the kids are so cute - though Cypriots may feel we have our own problems to worry about. Made in 2010.

Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County


T V THURSDAY 0 9/05 CYPRUS MAIL• Saturday, May 4, 2013

CYBC 1 06.45 08.15

Proti Enimerosi Kali Sas Mera Early morning entertainment magazine featuring segments on cooking, fashion, lifestyle issues and more.

11.00 11.30

Apo Mera Se Mera Entehnos Local cultural show.

16.00 18.00 18.15

Paizoume Kypriaka Second season of local game show, asking questions having to do with Cypriot dialect.

19.20

17.00

22.00

18.00 18.50 19.00 19.10

20.00 21.00

22.30 23.30 00.45

News Patates Antinahtes Local satirical show, using comedy sketches and embarrassing TV clips to skewer local politicians.

22.30 23.00 23.45

Friends

00.00 01.30 02.20

Proektaseis News Repeats

Kati Psinetai (rpt)

Biz/Emeis News In English News In Turkish Megastructures

05.50

09.30 09.40 10.30 11.20 12.10 13.00 13.20 14.00 14.50 15.45

Discovery documetary series looking at the making of the greatest structures and machines ever created.

16.40 17.30 17.40

NRG Zone FILM: Three Weeks, Three Kids

18.40 19.30 20.15 21.25 22.20

A twenty-five-yearold’s nonchalant, freewheeling life is turned upside down when she must take care of her sister’s three kids. Drama, starring Anna

Moiraia Fengaria

American comedy about the lives and loves of six New Yorkers.

07.50 08.40

Kids’ TV Euromaxx

Show where contestants try to outdo each other by throwing the perfect dinner party, which is then judged on its merits by their rivals.

Local period drama, based on true events.

20.00 21.15

ANTENNA

DW-TV’s magazine show, bringing you the latest on lifestyle and entertainment in Europe.

Mazi Sto CyBC News Kaftes Piperies Live local cookery show.

18.45

08.00 16.30

Kaftes Piperies (rpt) Istories Tou Horkou (rpt) Popular local comedy series, which is the longest-running weekly show on Cyprus television.

12.00 15.30

CYBC 2

Motor Sports Kati Psinetai (rpt) News In English & News In Turkish (rpt) Proti Enimerosi (rpt) Biz/Emeis (rpt) Apo Mera Se Mera (rpt) Euronews

Vodka Portokali (rpt) Fila To Vatraho Sou (rpt) Max Adventures Einai Stigmes (rpt) Pansellinos (rpt) Tis Agapis Mahairia (rpt) Niose Me (rpt) News Mera Mesimeri Konstantinou Kai Elenis (rpt) The Vreis To Daskalo Sou (rpt) Eleftheros Kai Oraios (rpt) Oneiropagida (rpt) Lefta Sto Lepto Yia Tin Agapi Sou With News at 18.00.

Aiyia Fuxia(rpt) Niose Me News Vals Me 12 Theous Grey’s Anatomy

MEGA 06.00 07.00 08.00 08.10

09.00 10.00

19.00 20.20 21.20 22.20 23.00

01.40 02.30 03.20 04.40

Spring Wipeout News Sports News Vradi Me Ton Petro Kostopoulo To Kleidi Tou Paradeisou (rpt) To Paihnidi Tis Signomis (rpt) News Deal (rpt)

06.10 07.10 08.00

Greek competitive cooking reality show, open to amateur and home chefs.

08.50

Enimerosi Tora Eheis Meson Yia Sena News Erastis Ditikon Proastion (rpt) Sto Para Pente News Klemmena Oneira Oi Vasiliades FILM: Gothika

00.30 00.40 01.20

News Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles ‘Til Death

Anna Paola (rpt) Oi Klironomoi (rpt) Spiti Apo Tin Arhi (rpt) Efialtis Stin Kouzina (rpt) The Greek chef comes to the aid of struggling restaurateurs, and dispenses advice to help them turn their business around.

Klemmena Oneira (rpt) Proino Mou

A psychiatrist accused of killing her husband is confined in the mental hospital where she once worked, where she encounters a ghost. Horror, with Halle Berry and Robert Downey Jr. 2003.

Medical drama, starring Ellen Pompeo as a surgeon, struggling with a series of private and professional crises.

23.00 23.50 00.00 00.30

Retire News (rpt) Max Adventures Master Chef (rpt)

Lifestyle programme features entertainment, music and more.

11.40 14.00 16.00 18.00 18.30

SIGMA

09.40 10.30 11.10 12.00 15.20 18.00 18.05 18.45 19.40 20.20 21.15

Vasiliki (rpt) Aspra Balonia (rpt) Efta Ourani Kai Sinnefa Alites (rpt) Mesimeri Kai Kati Eleni News Ti Tha Fame Simera Mama Anna Paola Efta Ourani Kai Sinnefa Alites News Pame Paketo

06.00 06.45 07.20 11.50 12.30 13.00 15.30 17.00

23.10 00.10 00.15 01.00 01.45 04.10

Dekati Entoli (rpt) News Epistrofi (rpt) Se Fonto Kokkino (rpt) Mesimeri Kai Kati (rpt) Eleni (rpt)

Repeats Exelixeis Sti Showbiz Kids’ TV Ayio Eihame (rpt) Star News Mesimeri Meleti Kids’ TV Ayio Eihame Greek comedy series.

17.50 19.40

Fotis - Maria Live Mila Tear-jerking talk-show.

21.00 22.00

Exelixeis Sti Showbiz Fringe Third season of sci-fi drama. ‘Subject 13’. The team revisits 1985, where a younger version of Peter comes into conflict with his mother, and Olivia suffers at the hands of an abusive stepfather.

22.45

23.30

Nistikou Praktores (rpt) Greek cookery show.

00.15 01.00 02.00

Yia Sena (rpt) Proino Mou (rpt)

CAPITAL 06.45 09.05 10.35 11.00 11.30 12.30 13.20 14.30 15.35 16.10 17.00 17.30 19.15 19.50 20.05 21.00

LTV Sports News Star News Repeats

Kids’ TV Kalitera En Ginetai (rpt) Akti Oneiron Kouzina Me Apopsi Epi Topou (rpt) Milagros Kids’ TV Telemarketing Kalitera En Ginetai Top Models Akti Oneiron Sto Mati Tou Kiklona (rpt) News Sports Time O Anthropos Tis Thalassas FILM: Three Men And A Baby The lives of three flatsharing bachelors are changed for ever when they must take care of a baby left on their doorstep. Comedy, with Tom Selleck. 1987.

Cold Case (rpt) Third season. ‘Superstar’. Rush discovers new evidence that leads her to reopen the case of a female tennis champion murdered in 1973. The star was killed after a victory in a high-profile match and all the clues lead the detective to believe that a sporting rivalry was the reason for her death.

Popular talk-show that deals with human interest stories such as reuniting people.

Sitcom chronicling the domestic discord and disasters of middleaged couple.

01.30 03.30

PLUS TV

22.55

FILM: A Woman Hunted A rehabilitated drug addict kills a baseball player in self defence, threatening her chances of regaining custody of her children. Thriller, starring Alexandra Paul. 2003.

00.40

FILM: Miami Blues A psychotic thief arrives in Florida, where he steals a world-weary cop’s badge and ID, setting the scene for a wild chase. Top-quality black comedy, starring Alec Baldwin. 1990.

Rabbit Hole (LTV, 18.30)

01:00 Getting On 01:30 My Family 02:00 The Weakest Link 02:45 EastEnders 03:20 Doctors 03:50 Silk 04:40 After You’ve Gone 05:10 Alan Carr: Chatty Man 05:55 My Family 06:30 After You’ve Gone 07:00 Penelope K, By The Way 07:10 Tweenies 07:30 Teletubbies 07:55 Fimbles 08:15 Penelope K, By The Way 08:25 Tweenies 08:45 Teletubbies 09:10 Charlie and Lola 09:25 My Family 09:55 One Foot In The Grave 10:30 The Weakest Link 11:15 EastEnders 11:45 Doctors 12:15 Hustle 13:05 Silk 13:55 My Family 14:25 Full Circle With Michael Palin 15:15 One Foot In The Grave 15:45 EastEnders 16:15 Doctors 16:45 The Weakest Link 17:30 Hustle 18:20 Silk 19:10 EastEnders 19:40 Doctors 20:15 The Weakest Link 21:00 My Family 21:30 Keeping Up Appearances 22:00 Spooks 22:50 Getting On 23:20 Rob Brydon’s Annually Retentive 23:50 Watson & Oliver 00:20 The World of Stonehenge

07:00 Sunrise Earth 07:55 Rattlesnake Republic 08:40 Northwest Wild 09:30 Clash Of

The Dinosaurs 10:15 The Reinventors 11:05 Deadliest Catch 11:50 How Do They Do It? 12:15 Inside West Coast Customs 13:05 Chasing Classic Cars 14:35 Ultimate Journeys 15:25 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 16:10 Mythbusters 17:00 Alps From Above 17:50 Prehistoric 18:40 Chasing Classic Cars 19:30 Ultimate Journeys 20:20 The Reinventors 21:10 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 22:00 Alps From Above 22:50 Prehistoric 23:40 Deadliest Catch 00:30 The Reinventors 01:15 Mythbusters 02:05 Alps From Above 02:50 Prehistoric 03:40 Chasing Classic Cars 04:30 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 05:20 Ultimate Journeys 06:10 The Reinventors

09:30 Fia World Touring Car Championship: Fia Wtcc Mag 10:00 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 11:15 Football: Uefa European Under 17 Championship Slovakia 13:15 All Sports: Watts 14:15 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 15:30 All Sports : Breaking Weapon Freestyle 16:30 Football: Uefa European Under 17 Championship Slovakia 19:00 All Sports : Breaking Weapon Freestyle 20:00 Fight Sport:

Fight Club 23:00 Fight Sport: Total Ko 00:00 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 01:15 Tennis: Get Ready For Roland Garros 01:30 Car Racing: Porsche Supercup 01:45 All Sports: Watts

05:30 How I Met Your Mother 06:15 Criminal Minds 07:00 The Glades 07:45 The Simpsons 08:10 Bob’s Burgers 08:35 Rules Of Engagement 5 09:25 How I Met Your Mother 10:15 Criminal Minds 11:00 The Glades 3 11:45 The Simpsons 12:10 Bob’s Burgers 12:35 Rules Of Engagement 5 13:25 How I Met Your Mother 14:15 Touch 15:00 The Glades 3 15:45 The Simpsons 16:10 Bob’s Burgers 16:35 Rules Of Engagement 17:25 How I Met Your Mother 18:15 Criminal Minds 19:00 The Glades 19:50 The Simpsons 20:15 Bob’s Burgers 20:40 Rules Of Engagement 21:30 Touch 22:20 Beauty And The Beast 23:10 Criminal Minds 00:00 White Collar 3 00:45 Touch 01:30 The League 2 01:55 Traffic Light 02:20 Criminal Minds 03:05 The Glades 03:50 The Simpsons 04:15 Bob’s Burgers 04:40 Lost

07:30 Invisible Sign, An 09:30 Dennis The Menace 11:15 All The King’s Men 13:30 Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’hoole 15:15 48 Hrs 17:00 Trouble With Dee Dee, The 18:30 Rabbit Hole 20:00 LTV Sports News 21:00 Cairo Time 22:30 Action Zone 23:00 Kiss The Girls 01:00 Hustler Tv 03:00 Beatdown 04:30 Shelter 06:30 LTV Sports News

07:00 Kids TV 17:00 Best Classic Premier League Games 19:00 Barclays Premier League Review 20:00 Inside Line 20:30 La Liga World 21:00 Barclays Premier League World 21:30 La Liga Show 2012-13 22:00 Barclays Premier League 201213 00:00 Planet Speed 00:30 2013 Fia Erc: Azores 01:00 Liga Bbva 2012-13 03:00 Barclays Premier League 2012-13 05:00 Liga Bbva 2012-13

07:15 2 Broke Girls 08:00 Two And A Half Men 08:30 Ncis: Los Angeles 10:00 Friends 10:30 Pan Am 11:15 Necessary Roughness 12:50 Gossip Girl 13:40 2 Broke Girls 14:30

Ncis: Los Angeles 16:00 Two And A Half Men 16:30 One Tree Hill 17:15 C.S.I. New York 19:00 Gossip Girl 19:45 PriVIleged 20:30 Friends 21:00 Top Boy 21:55 Luck 22:50 The Closer :35 Fringe 00:20 Ticking Clock 02:15 Live Wire 03:50 Two And A Half Men 04:15 One Tree Hill 05:00 C.S.I. New York 06:30 Gossip Girl

07:35 War Of The Buttons 09:15 Roxanne 11:05 There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane 12:50 Fast Freddie Widow & Me 14:15 Elder Son 15:45 Agora 18:00 Call Of The Wild 19:30 Action Zone 20:00 Rudo Y Cursi 22:00 Prey 00:05 Daring! Tv 04:05 All The President’s Men 06:30 I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell

05:05 Seeking Justice 06:50 Cine News 07:20 Gattaca 09:10 Serendipity 10:45 Action Zone 11:15 Flicka 3: Best Friends 12:50 John Carter 15:00 One Day 16:55 Cine News 19:30 Mad On Novacinema 20:10 A Dangerous Method 22:00 Men Vs Women 00:05 Being Flynn 01:55 21 Jump Street 03:45 The Stone Angel

05:55 Kingdom Of Heaven 08:20 Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules 10:00 Cine News 10:40 Anonymous 12:50 O Orgasmos Tis Ageladas 14:20 The End Of The Affair 16:05 Big Miracle 17:55 Hollywood 1on1 20:25 Straight Story 22:00 Colombiana 02:10 The Jackal 04:15 The Bone Collector

19:10 Page Eight 21:00 Midnight Run 23:10 The Following Havenport 00:00 Cine News 01:00 Nacho, El Hombre Que Susurraba A Los Conos

19:10 Birth 21:00 Water For

Elephants 23:05 Passion Play 00:45 Happythankyoumoreplease

18:00 PRE GAME(E) 18:20 CHAMPIONSHIP 2012-13: APOLLON VS DOXA (E) 20:20 POST GAME (E) 20:45 NHL: Playoffs Date & Time Tentative 22:00 MLB: New York Yankees At Colorado Rockies LIVE 01:00 Big Ten Men’s Tennis Big Ten Tournament At Ohio State

06:00 MTV Morning 12:00 MTV Daily Hits 18:00 MTV Out Loud 24:00 MTV After Hours

06:00 20,000 Years In Sing Sing 07:15 East Side, West Side 09:00 Ride Him, Cowboy 09:55 Rogue Cop 11:35 Jeremiah Johnson 13:20 Blackboard Jungle 15:00 Cimarron 17:30 Bad and the Beautiful 19:25 Crisis 21:00 Kelly’s Heroes 23:20 Outfit 01:00 Kelly’s Heroes 03:20 Outfit 05:05 Ride Him, Cowboy

By Preston Wilder

Cairo Time (LTV, 21.00) ‘Stop! Cairo time!’ as MC Hammer almost said (and fortunately didn’t). Patricia Clarkson is a tourist in Cairo, though not really a tourist since she’s come to meet her husband; Pat’s a fashion editor, the husband is a UN official in Gaza - and he’s supposed to join her but gets unavoidably detained, so he sends his Egyptian friend Tareq (Alexander Siddig) to show her around and generally keep her entertained. Can you guess what happens next? “An adventure of the heart,” gushed the tag-line - and I haven’t seen the film but it sounds like a well-worn genre, the middle-aged woman finding rejuvenating romance in an exotic location (see e.g. Katharine Hepburn in Summertime),

Cairo Time

spiced with a touch of danger since Cairo is notoriously chaotic, especially perhaps for an American woman travelling alone. “Ms. Clarkson’s performance is the film’s reason for being,” raved Joe Morgenstern in the Wall Street Journal. “She makes yearning palpable. She turns mysterious silences into a language of love”. You know a film must be special when even the Wall Street Journal starts waxing poetic. Made in 2009.

Men vs. Women (Novacinema1, 22.00) This collection of four comic stories is actually in Italian (the original title is Maschi Contro Femmine) - but I don’t need Italian to appreciate the following: a (male)

volleyball coach tries to join in the huddling and bumslapping when his (female) team win a game; a husband is discovered in the arms of a younger woman by his wife, who throws him to the floor judo-style; another man gets his face slapped by a woman; yet another gets a face full of pee when he tries to change a baby. Nova seem to have bought a bunch of Italian comedies (it was Welcome to the South last week) which makes sense, since their national sense of humour (crude, earthy, farcical) isn’t far from our own, but there’s a reason why most of these films don’t get released outside Italy. “Film del cazzo pieno di stereotipi merdosi,” says an Italian on YouTube, which Googletranslates as ... well, try it and see. Made in 2010.


T V FRIDAY 10/05 Saturday, May 4, 2013• CYPRUS MAIL

CYBC 1 06.45 08.15

Proti Enimerosi Kali Sas Mera Local variety show, with entertainment options, cookery tips and more.

11.00 11.30

Kaftis Piperies (rpt) Istories Tou Horkou (rpt) Local comedy series, which happens to be the longest-running show on TV.

12.00

CYBC 2 08.00 16.30 17.00

18.00 18.50 19.00 19.10

Apo Mera Se Mera Current affairs show.

15.30

Entehnos Local cultural show.

16.00 18.00 18.15

Mazi Sto CyBC News Kaftes Piperies

20.00 21.00

Paizoume Kypriaka Local game show, asking questions having to do with Cypriot dialect.

19.20

Moiraia Fengaria Local drama series inspired by Maro Kranidioti’s book ‘Otan i Moira Apofasizei’.

20.00 21.15

22.30

News Patates 8

Greek FILM: I Efoplistina Comedy, starring Despoina Stylianopoulou. 1971.

23.40 23.45

06.50 07.00

Amateur chefs each stage a dinner party to find who will be crowned the winning host.

07.50 08.40 09.30 09.40 10.30 11.15

Biz/Emeis News In English News In Turkish Megastructures Discovery documetary series looking at the making of the greatest structures and machines ever created.

12.10 13.00 13.20 14.00

NRG Zone FILM: Joe Maddison’s War

14.50

News Repeats 23.00

15.45 16.40 17.30 17.40

MEGA

Me Agapi Ellas To Magaleio Sou (rpt) Vodka Portokali (rpt) Fila To Vatraho Sou (rpt) Max Adventures Einai Stigmes (rpt) Panselinos (rpt) Tis Agapis Mahairoa (rpt) Niose Me (rpt) News Mera Mesimeri Konstantinou Kai Elenis (rpt) Tha Vreis To Daskalo Sou (rpt) Eleftheros Ki Oraios (rpt) Oneiropagida (rpt) Lefta Sto Lepto Yia Tin Agapi Sou (rpt)

06.00 07.00 08.00 08.10

09.00 10.00 11.40 16.00 18.00 18.30 19.00 20.20 21.15 22.20 23.10

Repeats

18.40 19.30 20.20 21.25 22.20 00.00 00.05 00.30 01.40 02.30 03.20 04.40

Aiyia Fuxia (rpt) Niose Me News Vals Me 12 Theous (rpt) Laikes Paraskeves News Oso Yparhei Agapi (rpt) Vradi Me Ton Petro Kostopoulo To Kleidi Tou Paradeisou (rpt) To Paihnidi Tis Signomis (rpt) News Deal (rpt)

00.20 00.40 01.20

06.10 07.10 08.00

Greek competitive cooking reality show, open to amateur and home chefs.

08.50

Klemmena Oneira (rpt) Proino Mou Enimerosi Tora Yia Sena News Dr Cook Sto Para Pente News Klemmena Oneira Piso Sto Spiti FILM: The Art Of War

News Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles ‘Til Death Sitcom chronicling the domestic discord and disasters of middleaged couple.

02.00 04.00

SIGMA

Retire News (rpt) Max Adventures Master Chef (rpt)

A secret agent is stunned to discover he has been framed for the assassination of the Chinese ambassador to the US - and faces a race against time to catch the real killers and prevent them causing more carnage. Thriller, starring Wesley Snipes. 2000.

With News at 18.00.

Top Gear Seventeenth season. Episode 4: The trio finally find a good use for caravans when they attempt to make train travel cheaper, faster and more interesting, replacing the locomotive with a specially modified car and the carriages with a series of mobile homes. Comedy star Rowan Atkinson takes the wheel of the Reasonably Priced Car, and Jeremy Clarkson takes the Jaguar XKR-S for a spin.

Local satirical show, using comedy sketches and embarrassing TV clips to skewer local politicians.

22.00

Kids’ TV Euromaxx Kati Psinetai (rpt)

A Newcastle shipyard worker joins the Home Guard after the breakup of his marriage. World War II drama, starring Kevin Whately. 2010.

Live cookery show.

18.45

ANTENNA

Anna Paola (rpt) Oi Klironomoi (rpt) Spiti Apo Tin Arhi (rpt) Efialtis Stin Kouzina (rpt) The Greek chef comes to the aid of struggling restaurateurs, and dispenses advice to help them turn their business around.

09.40 10.30 11.10 12.00 15.20 18.00 18.05 18.45 19.40 20.20 21.20 22.20

Vasiliki (rpt) Aspra Balonia (rpt) Efta Ourani Kai Sinnefa Alites (rpt) Mesimeri Kai Kati Eleni News Ti Tha Fame Simera Mama Anna Paola Efta Ourani Kai Sinnefa Alites News Oikogeneiakes Istories Stin Igeia Mas

PLUS TV 06.00 06.45 07.20 11.50 12.30 13.00

15.30 17.00

01.45 04.10

News Epistrofi (rpt) Se Fonto Kokkino (rpt) Mesimeri Kai Kati (rpt) Eleni (rpt)

Fotis - Maria Live Entertainment magazine featuring segments on cooking, health, fashion, lifestyle issues and more.

19.15 19.50 20.05

Kids’ TV Ayio Eihame Greek comedy series.

17.50

19.40

06.45 09.05 10.35 11.00 11.30 12.30 13.20 14.45 15.20 15.55 16.50 17.30

Showbiz news and gossip show hosted by Eleonora Meleti.

21.00

Mila

22.00

Exelixeis Sti Showbiz FILM: Kidnapped: 48 Hours Of Terror A man kidnaps his own niece so she can provide a kidney transplant for his daughter, but his own brother is on his trail. Thriller, with Ian Ziering and Chris Kramer. 2010.

23.30

21.00

Yia Sena (rpt) Proino Mou (rpt)

FILM: Dog Gone A police dog dies in the line of duty, but his spirit lives on in the body of a petty crook, so he sets out to bring the fiend who killed him to justice. Family adventure, starring Jack Wagner. 2003.

22.45

FILM: Memento A man searches for his wife’s killer in spite of the short-term memory loss he sustained during the same attack. Thriller, with Guy Pearce. 2000.

Nistikoi Praktores (rpt)

LTV Sports News Star News Repeats

News Sports Time O Anthropos Tis Thalassas Latin American telenovela.

Cooking show, with helpful tips on eating well and nutrition.

00.15 01.00 01.20

Kids’ TV Kalitera En Ginetai Akti Oneiron Kouzina Me Apopsi Remington Steele (rpt) Milagros Kids’ TV Best Off Live@ 4 Kalitera En Ginetai Top Models Akti Oneiron Sto Mati Tou Kiklona With News at 18.30.

Popular tear-jerking talk-show.

Variety show, with wellknown guests pretending to have a good time for the benefit of You At Home.

00.10 00.15 01.00

Repeats Exelixeis Sti Showbiz Kids’ TV Ayio Eihame (rpt) Star News Mesimeri Meleti

CAPITAL

00.45

FILM: I Witness An activist visits a factory in Mexico, where he realises the powersthat-be aren’t averse to adopting a murderous approach to management. Thriller, starring Jeff Daniels. 2003.

Intouchables (Novacinema1, 19.00)

01:10 Silk 02:05 The Weakest Link 02:50 EastEnders 03:20 Doctors 03:50 The World of Stonehenge 04:40 Watson & Oliver 05:15 Getting On 05:45 My Family 06:15 The Weakest Link 07:00 Penelope K, By The Way 07:10 Tweenies 07:30 Teletubbies 07:55 Fimbles 08:15 Penelope K, By The Way 08:25 Tweenies 08:45 Teletubbies 09:10 Fimbles 09:30 My Family 10:00 Keeping Up Appearances 10:30 The Weakest Link 11:15 EastEnders 11:45 Doctors 12:15 The World of Stonehenge 13:05 Hustle 13:55 My Family 14:25 Full Circle With Michael Palin 15:15 Keeping Up Appearances 15:45 EastEnders 16:15 Doctors 16:45 The Weakest Link 17:30 The World of Stonehenge 18:25 Doctor Who 19:10 Walk on the Wild Side 19:40 Doctors 20:10 Casualty 21:00 My Family 21:30 2 Point 4 Children 22:00 The World of Stonehenge 22:50 Lead Balloon 23:20 Watson & Oliver 23:50 Alan Carr: Chatty Man 00:35 Bedlam

07:00 Sunrise Earth 07:55 Inside West Coast Customs 08:40 Chasing Classic Cars 09:30 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 10:15 The Reinventors 11:05 Deadliest Catch

11:50 How Do They Do It? 12:15 Alps From Above 13:05 Prehistoric 13:50 Chasing Classic Cars 14:35 Ultimate Journeys 15:25 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 16:10 Mythbusters 17:00 Unchained Reaction 17:50 Meteorite Men 18:40 Chasing Classic Cars 19:30 Ultimate Journeys 20:20 The Reinventors 21:10 Mega Beasts 22:00 Unchained Reaction 22:50 Meteorite Men 23:40 Deadliest Catch 00:30 The Reinventors 01:15 Mythbusters 02:05 Unchained Reaction 02:50 Meteorite Men 03:40 Chasing Classic Cars 04:30 Mega Beasts 05:20 Ultimate Journeys 06:10 The Reinventors

09:30 All Sports: Watts 09:45 Tennis: Get Ready For Roland Garros 10:00 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 11:15 All Sports: Watts 12:00 Fitness: The Box 12:15 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom 14:15 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 15:30 All Sports: Breaking Weapon Freestyle 16:30 Football: Uefa European Under 17 Championship Slovakia 17:30 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom 19:00 All Sports : Breaking Weapon Freestyle 20:00 Strongest Man: Champions League Australia 21:00 All Sports: Watts 22:00 Boxing 00:00 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 01:15 Football: Uefa European Un-

der 17 Championship Slovakia

05:30 How I Met Your Mother 06:15 Criminal Minds 07:00 The Glades 3 07:45 The Simpsons 08:10 Bob’s Burgers 08:35 Rules Of Engagement 5 09:25 How I Met Your Mother 10:15 Criminal Minds 11:00 The Glades 3 11:45 The Simpsons 12:10 Bob’s Burgers 12:35 Rules Of Engagement 13:25 How I Met Your Mother 14:15 White Collar 3 15:00 The Glades 15:45 The Simpsons 16:10 Bob’s Burgers 16:35 Rules Of Engagement 17:25 How I Met Your Mother 18:15 Criminal Minds 19:00 Breakout Kings 19:50 The Simpsons 20:15 Bob’s Burgers 20:40 Rules Of Engagement 21:30 White Collar 3 23:10 Criminal Minds 23:55 American Horror Story 2: Asylum 00:40 Wilfred 01:05 The Cleveland Show 01:30 The League 2 01:55 Traffic Light 02:20 Criminal Minds 03:05 Breakout Kings 03:50 The Simpsons 04:15 Bob’s Burgers 04:40 Lost

07:30 Scooby-Doo 09:00 Hollywood Buzz 09:30 Call Of The Wild 11:00 Triage 12:45 Due Date 14:30 Hideaways, The 16:30 Duma 18:15 Another 48 Hrs 20:00 LTV Sports News 21:00 B-Girl 22:30 Hol-

lywood Buzz 23:00 Mirror Mirror 01:00 Hustler Tv 02:30 Action Zone 03:00 Penthouse, The 04:30 Hollywood Buzz 05:00 Kisses 06:30 LTV Sports News

07:00 Kids TV 17:00 2013 Fia Erc: Azores 17:30 Planet Speed 18:00 Barclays Premier League World 18:30 Nba Action 19:00 La Liga World 19:30 Liga Bbva 2012-13 21:30 Barclays Premier League 2012-13 23:30 Barclays Premier League Preview 00:00 La Liga Show 2012-13 00:30 2012 World’s Strongest Man 01:00 Barclays Premier League Review 02:00 La Liga Review 2012-13 03:00 Makeover: Hunt Dog Edition 03:30 Jeep World Of Adventure Sports 04:30 Planet Speed 05:00 Nba 2012-13

07:15 PriVIleged 08:00 Friends 08:25 Top Boy 09:20 Luck 10:20 One Tree Hill 11:15 C.S.I. New York 13:00 Gossip Girl 13:45 PriVIleged 14:30 Top Boy 15:25 Luck 16:15 Big Bang Theory 16:40 2 Broke Girls 17:25 Southland 18:10 C.S.I. Miami 19:00 Gossip Girl 19:45 Pan Am 20:30 Friends 21:00 Necessary Roughness 22:30 The Closer :15 Fringe 00:05 Detroit Rock City 01:45 Heist 03:45 Big Bang Theory 04:10 2 Broke Girls 05:00 South-

ment 03:15 Room In Rome

land 05:45 C.S.I. Miami 06:30 Gossip Girl

08:30 Mirror Has Two Faces 10:45 Greenberg 12:45 Kings Of Mykonos 14:30 My Afternoons With Margueritte 16:00 Oceans 18:00 Arthur 3: The War Of The Two Worlds 20:00 Double Jeopardy 22:00 Groupie 23:30 Action Zone 00:05 Daring! Tv 04:05 Rabbit Hole 06:00 Hearts In Atlantis

05:40 Essential Killing 07:05 Cine News 07:30 Intolerable Cruelty 09:10 Manhattan Murder Mystery 11:00 Mad On Novacinema 11:40 The Women On The 6th Floor 13:30 Opal Dream 15:00 Hitch 17:05 Glee: The Concert Movie 18:30 Hollywood Buzz 19:00 Intouchables 21:00 Ncis X 23:35

The Three Musketeers 01:30 The Double 03:10 Cine News 04:00 That’s My Boy

06:15 Do No Harm 07:50 Dead Poet’s Society 10:00 Affair In Trinidad 11:40 The Muppets 13:25 Let’s Make Love 15:30 Xafnikos Erotas 17:10 Action Zone 19:50 Rounders 22:00 Men In Black 3 23:50 The Hunger Games 02:15 I Fouska 04:05 Cine News 04:35 Haywire

18:40 Proof Of Life 21:00 Sacrifice 22:40 Cine News Bloody Fridays 23:00 Chernobyl Diaries 00:40 Cine News 01:30 Carmen Inked 03:35 Shame

16:00 Golden Boy Classic Fights Oscar De La Hoya Vs Ike Quartey 17:00 PRE GAME(E) 17:45 COCA COLA CUP 2012-13: APOLLON VS AEK (E) 19:45 POST GAME (E) 20:30 Big Ten Men’s Tennis Big Ten Tournament At Ohio State 21:00 Big Ten Women’s Tennis Big Ten Tournament At Indiana 22:00 MLB Player Poll

06:00 MTV Morning 12:00 MTV Daily Hits 18:00 MTV Out Loud 24:00 MTV After Hours

06:00 Rogue Cop 07:30 Scaramouche 09:19 Cimarron 11:45 Key Largo 13:25 Crisis 15:00 Giant 18:15 San Quentin 19:30 Belle Of New York 21:00 Gypsy Moths 22:45 Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore 00:35 Gypsy Moths 02:20 Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore 04:10 Key Largo

18:50 The Last Tycoon 21:00 Hemingway & Gellhorn 23:40 Manage-

By Preston Wilder

B-Girl (LTV, 21.00) Angel, played by Julie ‘Jules’ Urich (hi Julie, I’m sorry ‘Jules’), is a breakdancer. She’s a B-girl, though she also has a rage inside that “says to me ‘Be, girl. Just be’.” Alas, she breaks up with a thug who takes it badly, and assaults her brutally; the muscles she’s made from all that dancing stopped the knife, says the doctor - but no dancing muscles can stop her sinking into depression, at least till she perks up and trains her battered body “to claim her place in the world of underground hip-hop”. A dance film with the usual clichés, our heroine forced to fend off street-hardened rivals who don’t take her seriously, at least till they check out her moves - and it’s very much (yes) a B-

movie, but at least the actors are authentic B-people. “Jules Urich is one of the world’s best female breakdancers,” notes DVD Verdict, “and she is joined by people like Jonathan ‘Legacy’ Perez, Ivan ‘Flipz’ Velez, Ryan ‘Rainen’ Paguio, and Wesley Jonathan”. So why doesn’t Wesley have a cute nickname? Made in 2009.

Chernobyl Diaries (Novacinema3, 23.00) Three decades after that unfortunate nuclear incident, Chernobyl is back - first as the backdrop to the climax in A Good Day to Die Hard, now as the setting for this horror film written by Oren Peli, the man behind Paranormal Activity. The usual American young-

Chernobyl Diaries

sters go on a trip to Europe, their itinerary taking in not just the Eiffel Tower but also a spot of “extreme tourism” - a few hours in Pripyat, abandoned former home of the people who worked in the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl, roaming the empty town behind a tour guide with a Geiger counter. But why won’t their car start when it’s time to go? Is that a face at the window, dimly visible in the background when they take a group photo? Who are the weird people following them? “They’re not following us,” says one of the boys; “They’re hunting us!”. Not a hit, being weak and derivative with annoying characters - but any place that’s survived John McClane and nuclear radiation can probably survive a bad horror flick. Made in 2012.


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American version of the talent contest, in which solo singers and groups compete to win a recording contract by impressing judges Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger, Paula Abdul and LA Reid.

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Proini Enimerosi Dada Yia Oles Tis Douleies (rpt) To Pio Glyko Mou Psema (rpt) Men Kai Den (rpt) Deixe Mou Ton Filo Sou (rpt) Steps (rpt) Max Adventures Santa Yiolanta (rpt) Poso Glyka Me Skotoneis (rpt) Tihi Vouno (rpt) Laikes Paraskeves (rpt) Your Face Sounds Familiar (rpt) Niose Me (rpt) With News at 18.00.

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To Kafe Tis Haras (rpt) News Exairetika Afieromeno FILM: Final Descent A stricken airliner uncontrollably gains altitude, leaving the crew struggling to avert tragedy and land the aircraft safely. Disaster drama, with Robert Urich. 1997.

Lost Sixth season. ‘Dr. Linus’. Ilana prepares to kill Ben after Miles reveals that Ben killed Jacob. In Los Angeles, Ben contemplates a power play at his high school. Meanwhile Richard and Jack share their secrets and experiences with Jacob and form an alliance.

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A US newsman in postwar Paris finds an orphan who resembles his late wife. Drama, Bing Crosby and Claude Dauphin. 1953.

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Kouzina Me Apopsi Greek FILM: Sxoli Yia Soferines Telemarketing Greek FILM: Antio Yia Panta Emporika Nea Christopher Columbus FILM: In Her Shoes A pair of sisters with little in common are brought together when they learn of a dark family secret. Comedy drama, starring Cameron Diaz. 2005

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Cold Case (rpt) Crime drama, starring Kathryn Morris as Lilly Rush, a detective working for the Philadelphia police department, who investigates unsolved homicide cases that happened years before. Third season.

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01:20 Doctor Who 02:05 The Weakest Link 02:50 Walk on the Wild Side 03:20 Doctors 03:45 Casualty 04:35 The World of Stonehenge 05:30 Alan Carr: Chatty Man 06:15 The Weakest Link 07:00 Penelope K, By The Way 07:15 Gigglebiz 07:30 Teletubbies 07:55 Fimbles 08:15 Penelope K, By The Way 08:30 Gigglebiz 08:45 Teletubbies 09:10 Fimbles 09:30 The Weakest Link 10:15 My Family 10:45 Walk on the Wild Side 11:15 Doctor Who 12:00 Incredible Journeys With Steve Leonard 12:50 2 Point 4 Children 13:20 My Family 13:50 After You’ve Gone 14:20 Walk on the Wild Side 14:50 Casualty 15:40 EastEnders 17:40 Walk on the Wild Side 18:10 My Family 18:40 Incredible Journeys With Steve Leonard 19:30 The Weakest Link 20:15 Doctor Who 21:00 Being Erica 21:45 Alan Carr: Chatty Man 22:30 Bedlam 23:15 Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle 23:45 The Impressions Show With Culshaw &... 00:15 Getting On 00:45 Doctor Who

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historic 09:30 Clash Of The Dinosaurs 11:50 How Do They Do It? 12:15 Unchained Reaction 13:05 Meteorite Men 13:50 Chasing Classic Cars 14:40 The Reinventors 16:15 Mythbusters 17:00 Pyros 17:50 Rattlesnake Republic 18:40 Chasing Classic Cars 19:30 Alps From Above 20:20 Mega World 21:10 Inside West Coast Customs 22:00 Pyros 22:50 Rattlesnake Republic 23:40 Unchained Reaction 00:30 Alps From Above 01:15 Pyros 02:05 Rattlesnake Republic 02:50 Ultimate Journeys

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Havenport 02:50 Turn Me On, Dammit! 04:10 O Annivas Pro Ton Pilon 05:30 Dinner Impossible 06:20 How I Met Your Mother 06:45 Rules Of Engagement 5 07:35 The Simpsons 08:00 Bob’s Burgers 08:50 How I Met Your Mother 09:40 The Glades 10:25 The Glades 3 11:10 Criminal Minds 12:45 Criminal Minds 13:35 Beauty And The Beast 14:25 Touch 15:10 Elementary 15:55 The Simpsons 18:00 How I Met Your Mother 20:05 White Collar 3 20:55 White Collar 21:45 Homeland 22:40 Wilfred 23:05 The Cleveland Show 23:30 Episodes 2 00:00 Da Vinci’s Demons 01:00 The League 03:55 Lost

07:30 Seven Minutes In Heaven 09:00 Hollywood Buzz 09:30 Arthur 3: The War Of The Two Worlds 11:15 Eat Pray Love 13:45 Pina 15:30 Pre-Game 16:30 A’ Division Cyprus Soccer Championship 2012-13 18:30 Carnage 20:00 LTV Sports News 21:00 American Flyers 23:00 White Wall 00:45 Hustler Tv 02:30 Poor Boy’s Game 04:15 Pleasantville 06:30 LTV Sports News

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06:10 Salvation Boulevard 07:50 Cine News 08:30 Pal Joey 10:20 Rio 12:00 The Illusionist 15:45 Never Been Kissed 17:35 Mad On Novacinema 18:15 Uranya 20:00 Safe House 22:00 Fovou Tous Ellines 23:40 Chasing Amy 01:40 Glory 03:40 A Happy Event

05:15 Unthinkable 06:40 The Perfect Storm 08:50 Starsky & Hutch 10:30 Five Minarets In New York 12:30 A Perfect World 14:50 Man On A Ledge 16:40 Crimson Tide 21:00 The Chamber 23:00 The Crimson Rivers 00:45 Cine News 01:30 School Girls 03:10 The Transporter 04:45 House Of The Rising Sun

05:05 Cine News 05:50 Chicken With Plums 07:25 We Bought A Zoo 09:35 Puss In Boots 11:05 Bridesmaids 13:15 From Prada To Nada 15:05 Pay It Forward 17:15 The Vow 19:05 The Emperor’s Club «Pop Corn» 21:00

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06:05 San Quentin 07:20 Red Dust 08:45 Giant 12:00 Star Is Born 15:00 Dark Victory 16:45 Barretts Of Wimpole Street 18:30 Ice Station Zebra 21:00 Brass Target 22:55 Flareup 00:35 Brass Target 02:30 Flareup 04:05 Designing Woman

By Preston Wilder

Carnage (LTV, 18.30) “At least our kid isn’t a little wimpy-ass faggot!” “Yours is a f***ing snitch!” Oh dear, it’s all gone terribly wrong. Kate Winslet and Christoph Waltz’s little boy hits Jodie Foster and John C. Reilly’s little boy during a playground argument, so John and Jodie invite Kate and Christoph over to their home to discuss the unfortunate incident in a civilised manner. Jodie is dry and a bit self-righteous, Christoph an obnoxious workaholic; John and Kate try to keep the peace - but eventually get sucked in as middle-class politeness gives way to barbs, then arguments, then all-out shouting matches. “I believe in the god of carnage,” says Waltz, speaking of the skull beneath our civilised skin, God

of Carnage being also the title of Yasmina Reza’s original play - and the film is clearly based on a play (four characters, one location) but it’s still very enjoyable, if only as a case of some good actors going increasingly nuts. “I’m glad our son kicked the shit out of your son, and I wipe my ass with your human rights!”. I’m sorry, is that tone really necessary? Made in 2011.

Meeting Evil (Novacinema1, 22.00) What, Dr. Evil? Bald supervillain from Austin Powers? “Why make trillions when we can make ... billions?” Alas, nothing so amusing - just a straight-to-video thriller with reliably deranged Samuel L. Jackson as a homicidal psycho. “This guy, he can kill anyone,” sighs

Meeting Evil

glum-faced Luke Wilson (the Most Boring Actor of all time), an ordinary joe who’s befriended by mysterious stranger Sam and taken on a murderous road trip. “All I do is kill people who are already dead,” claims Mr. Jackson - but in fact he’s evil, with designs on unfortunate Luke and his family. The truth is that no film with Sam Jackson can be totally worthless, especially when he narrows his eyes and does that bombastic thing where he raises his voice like a fire-and-brimstone preacher - but the other truth is that Jackson isn’t picky about the films he makes, and there’s quite a few duds on his extensive resumé. Given that this film made a total of $181 (!!!) in US cinemas, I’m assuming it counts as yet another one. Made in 2012.


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BULLER, BULLER! Bullingdon Club members hold a banner above Cameron’s polling station in 2010

fortable place in which to be wealthy - almost half of the undergraduates attended a private school - and as the recent Damien Shannon case illustrates, in which he sued the university for not allowing him to take up a place because he could not demonstrate that he had enough money to pay his living costs, an uncomfortable environment in which to be financially challenged. Yet still, to most Oxford students, the Bullingdon remains a mystery. When Posh, Laura Wade’s thinly disguised play about the club, was staged at the Oxford Un-

otwithstanding its es the media and ce to paint Oxford atic Shangri-la ion in 2011, it sold out fast. Oxford students were keen to get a sense of the debauchery, bigotry and destruction that allegedly goes on under their noses but so rarely bubbles to the surface any more. But sometimes it does. In February, an alleged member of the club walked into The Bridge nightclub and, according to the police report, set off “large fireworks”. He was

A load of old Bulls... A potted history of Oxford’s poshest drinking club

Brosi Johnson in his Bullingdon togs in 1987

thrown out of the club and later fined. Just a thoughtless prank? Not really, when you consider the consequences of a similar stunt in Brazil in January, in which 235 people were killed. The police report didn’t name the perpetrator. But the question was raised that had it been a comprehensive-schooled pupil who set off fireworks in a nightclub, endangering the lives of others, would he have been identified faster than the fiery thing took to fizzle out? None of the many nightclub witnesses would go on the record, even anonymously. Several were nervous about the sort of havoc a man who can afford a £3,500 suit might inflict on them, and therefore refused to offer an identification. The Bullingdon code of omertà - protecting each other - still persists. “We all do stupid things when we are young and we should learn the lessons,” is how David Cameron explained his Bullingdon days in 2011 to the BBC’s Evan Davis. The defence sat uncomfortably with the rest of the interview, a forthright attack on the rioters of that summer. What is the difference, Davis wanted to know, between a Bullingdon bash and the riots? “That the rioters were jailed,” Cameron might have answered, “whereas I became prime minister.” Likewise, when presented with his club photograph on Michael Cockerell’s BBC Two

The brat pack: David Cameron (top row, second left) and Boris Johnson (sitting) in 1987 documentary Boris Johnson: The Irresistible Rise, screened last month, the London Mayor described his Bullingdon days as “great fun at the time… or was it? Actually the awful truth about all that business was… the abiding feeling was of deep, deep, deep self-loathing.” The Bullingdon class of 2013 may well include future business leaders and politicians. Members are intelligent, moneyed, well-connected and, crucially, ambitious enough to exploit all those advantages. But the same

is true of most of Oxford’s public-school network, only a minority of whom would ever wish to join the Bullingdon Club. The Bullingdon, notwithstanding its fringe status, gives the media and the public a licence to paint Oxford as an aristocratic Shangri-la. But the university doesn’t do its reputation any favours by drawing almost half its intake from just seven per cent of the country’s schools. The vast majority of students remain happy never to have encountered the Bullingdon

Club. What is a cause for concern is the way Bullingdon myths cripple attempts to improve access and change the university. On a tour of Oxford for state school pupils, a student access officer, Hannah Smith, was asked by a potential Oxbridge applicant from Newcastle whether the Bullingdon still existed. She told them that the club formed a negative aspect of Oxford’s social scene “but you can live life here without ever coming into contact with them”. She’s right. If only people knew.

Legend has it that the Bullingdon was founded in the 1780s as a horseracing and cricket club, comprising 30 chaps with enough cash to bankroll a jolly good meal after a day at the crease. Over the years the purpose of the club increasingly became bibulous roistering, and its membership was always top-notch, as The New York Times explained in 1913: ‘The Bullingdon represents the acme of exclusiveness at Oxford; it is the club of the sons of nobility, the sons of great wealth; its membership represents the “young bloods” of the university.’ Its reputation for high-jinks doubtless contributed to Queen Mary’s reluctance to allow the future Edward VIII to become a member - he signed up anyway. The club’s golden age was the 1920s, satirised by Evelyn Waugh in Decline and Fall, in which members of the Bollinger Club (geddit?) smash the windows of Scone College. The Second World War inevitably diminished the club’s activities, and in 1955 an episode in which 500 windows of Christ Church’s Tom Quad were smashed led to the club being banned within a 15mile radius of Oxford. Bullingdon went into hibernation during the egalitarian 1960s and 1970s, returning to glory in the early 1980s when the perfect storm of Margaret Thatcher, a resurgent City, the publication of the Sloane Ranger Handbook and Brideshead Revisited on TV made it OK to be obnoxious again. This was the era that saw Boris, Dave, George and the gang bashing each other over the head with bottles of vintage wine and rolling toffs down hills in portable loos. They have never been allowed to forget it.

A young Edward VIII


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Lifestyle Stella in Damascus

Travelling in style

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HERE creative dynamics are concerned, few are more emotionally charged than that of a stylist and photographer. For British Vogue contributing editor Bay Garnett and her partner, esteemed travel photographer Tom Craig, the sparks were flying long before their first shoot together took place. Having met on a number of chance occasions, notably during a traffic altercation on a London street: “I had a piñata under my arm when someone in a clapped-out old banger nearly ran me over,” says Craig. “It was Bay. She was wearing headphones because her car stereo wasn’t working.” The couple finally got together in 2004. Four years later, and with the blessing of Garnett’s editor, Alexandra Shulman, the pair embarked on their first shoot for British Vogue. The results of this - eight fashion stories shot in some of the most sublime locations in the world - are brought together in a private exhibition which will be viewed by a selection of lucky attendees as part of this weekend’s

Lily in Sweden

It’s not just the clothes, it’s the destination says Karen Dacre as she views an exclusive Vogue exhibition Vogue Festival. Titled All Four Corners and aptly housed in Louis Vuitton’s Bond Street Apartment - travel, after all, could have been Louis Vuitton’s middle name - the exhibition charts Garnett and Craig’s journey from Sweden, to Havana, to Hungary and beyond. For Craig, a photographer whose heart belongs to images which capture an exact and hugely anticipated “moment in time and place”, the show is a means to showcase some of the untold stories at work within the images. In one instance, that means a lone cowboy who wandered onto the tracks when he and Garnett were photographing Karen Elson alongside a railway line in Texas; in another, it’s allowing the viewer to pick out the shapes of houses under a Damascus sunrise. “The pictures are literally moments in time,” says Craig, who relies only

on natural light to take his shots and admits that he feels “a sense of terror” ahead of every one. “There isn’t a big van with a light in it; I want to capture a moment that’s impossible to capture again.” Garnett plays a more relaxed role in the partnership. She certainly has experience on her side where magazine shoots are concerned. An icon in fashion circles, she ran alternative magazine Cheap Date in the Nineties before going to Vogue. And yet for her, these pictures are about so much more than clothes. “For me it’s about the story,” she says. “I like to conceptualise fashion instead of jarring it with the landscape we’re shooting against. It doesn’t matter what people read into the clothes but that they feel something.” For both Garnett and Craig, who nine years from meeting have two children and live in Shepherd’s

Amber in The Joshua Tree

Bush, this retrospective isn’t just about reflecting on pictures but on a journey taken together. “The key is romance,” confirms Garnett. “We all want to go somewhere, we want to see the world, we want to have adventures.”

Stella in Damascus January 2009 “This picture was scheduled to be shot at sunrise,” says Craig, “but on the way up there we came across this guy selling coffee out of the back of a VW camper van. We had to get Stella [Tennant] to change and get that shot, too, and still make it to Damascus in time for the sun.” Says Garnett: “Stella is tough as old boots. It was freezing and terrifyingly high but she got on the edge of the cliff in heels.” Craig adds: “It was a real moment of intensity. There was a sense of capturing something you’ll never be able to see again.”

Lily in Sweden June 2011 “This was shot on the island on which Ingmar Bergman made his films,” says Garnett. “Lily [Donaldson] plays the pastor’s daughter. I like shooting people who have a vibe that they can play with and then add to what they have, which is why we put the extensions on Lily. She wore Louis Vuitton but the whole thing was really austere.” Craig adds: “Of course, you leave your pictures out there for someone to fill in the gap. They make up their own story. I’d like to think that kind of romance is the point at which the image succeeds.”

Amber in the Joshua Tree March 2008 “We were inspired by a classic road-trip movie - a girl on the run in California,” says Garnett of the image in which Amber Valletta poses in Louis Vuitton outside

Guinevere in Hungary

a typical American diner. “Amber is this amazing, soulful creature of a woman,” adds Craig, “You really feel like she’s had a life. She was born in a place called Tulsa and had a real sense of what the story was about. ‘I’ve got it,’ she said early on in the shoot, ‘you want me to be the girl I would have become If I’d never left home’.” It was the couple’s first shoot together.

Guinevere in Hungary May 2008 “The Soviet story was a reaction to the classic American Dream,” says Craig. “I thought, ‘What if we could find one of those community hostels where 1,200 people had breakfast at the same time and everyone who worked in the factory came down and did group exercise?’ We went [with Guinevere Van Seenus] to look for it. And we found it. Buildings like the one in this shot were being pulled down before our eyes. The result is something that is impossible to get again.” Garnett adds: “It was important that the clothes joined with the place, too.”


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CINEMA WEBSITES: K-Cineplex: http://kcineplex.com, Friends of the Cinema Society: http://www.ofk.org.cy

The Host (12) K-Cineplex (Screen 2) at 5.25, 7.45 and 10.15pm; K-Cineplex, Mall of Cyprus (Screen 2) at 5.25, 7.45 and 10.15pm, weekends also at 11.30am and 3pm

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Evil Dead (18) FROM TOMORROW: K-Cineplex (Screen 4) at 5.35, 8 and 10.15pm; K-Cineplex, Mall of Cyprus (Screen 4) at 8 and 10.15pm

Iron Man 3 (12) K-Cineplex (Screen 1) at 5 and 10.30pm (in 2D) and 7.45pm (in 3D); K-Cineplex, Mall of Cyprus (Screen 1) at 5 and 10.30pm (in 2D) and 7.45pm (in 3D), weekends also at 11.30am and 2pm (in 2D) Olympus Has Fallen (18) K-Cineplex (Screen 4) at 5.30, 7.45 and 10.10pm; K-Cineplex, Mall of Cyprus (Screen 4) at 5.30, 7.45 and 10.10pm, weekends also at 11.30 and 3pm. FROM TOMORROW: K-Cineplex (Screen 5) at 7.45 and 10.10pm; K-Cineplex, Mall of Cyprus (Screen 5) at 7.45 and 10.10pm

K-Cineplex (Screen 5) (in Greek) at 5.30pm; K-Cineplex (Screen 6) (in English) at 5.30pm (daily) and 7.50pm (tonight only); KCineplex, Mall of Cyprus (Screen 3, then Screen 4 from tomorrow) (in Greek) at 5.30pm, weekends also at 11.20am, 1.20pm and 3.15pm; K-Cineplex, Mall of Cyprus (Screen 5) (in English) at 5.30pm, weekends also at 11.20am, 1.20pm and 3.15pm Oblivion (12) K-Cineplex (Screen 3) at 5.25 and 7.45pm; K-Cineplex, Mall of Cyprus (Screen 3) at 7.45pm Silver Linings Playbook (12) K-Cineplex (Screen 5, then Screen 6 from tomorrow) at 7.45 and 10.15pm; K-Cineplex, Mall of Cyprus (Screen 5), tonight only at 7.45 and 10.15pm, from tomorrow at 5.25pm, weekends also at 11.30am and 3pm Zero Dark Thirty (15) K-Cineplex (Screen 6) at 10.10pm. Ends tonight.

What’s on

LIMASSOL Evil Dead (18) FROM TOMORROW: Rio 4 at 7.45 and 10pm; K-Cineplex (Screen 4) at 8 and 10.15pm The Host (12) Rio 2 at 7.45pm (daily) and 10.10pm (except tonight), weekends also at 5pm; KCineplex (Screen 2) at 5.25, 7.45 and 10.15pm Iron Man 3 (12) Rio 1 (in 2D) at 5 and 7.45pm (daily) and 10.10pm (except tonight); Rio 3 (in 3D) at 7.45pm (daily) and 10.10pm (except tonight); K-Cineplex (Screen 1) at 5 and 10.30pm (in 2D) and 7.45pm (in 3D) Olympus Has Fallen (18) Rio 5 at 5.15pm (today only), 7.45pm (daily) and 10pm (except tonight); K-Cineplex (Screen 5) at 5.30pm (today only), 7.45 and 10.10pm

Broken City (15) K-Cineplex (Screen 3) at 10.10pm

10.30pm (in 2D) and 7.45pm (in 3D)

The Croods (K) Rio 2, then Rio 3 from tomorrow (in Greek, in 3D), weekends only at 5.15pm; Rio 4 (in Greek, in 2D) at 7.45pm (tonight only), weekends at 5.15pm; Rio 5 (in English, in 2D), tomorrow only at 5.15pm; K-Cineplex (Screen 3, then Screen 4 from tomorrow) (in Greek) at 5.30pm; K-Cineplex (Screen 5) (in English) at 5.30pm

Olympus Has Fallen (18) K-Cineplex (Screen 4) at 5.30, 7.45 and 10.10pm. FROM TOMORROW: K-Cineplex (Screen 5) at 7.45 and 10.10pm

Oblivion (12) K-Cineplex (Screen 3) at 7.45pm Silver Linings Playbook (12) Rio 6 at 8pm (daily) and 10.15pm (except tonight), tomorrow also at 5.30pm; K-Cineplex (Screen 5), tonight only at 7.45 and 10.15pm, from tomorrow (Screen 3) at 5.25pm Oz the Great and Powerful (12) Rio 3 at 5.20pm. Ends today.

LARNACA Evil Dead (18) FROM TOMORROW: K-Cineplex (Screen 4) at 5.35, 8 and 10.15pm

Broken City (15) K-Cineplex (Screen 3) at 10.10pm; K-Cineplex, Mall of Rio Limassol: 25-871410 Cyprus (Screen 3) at 10.10pm

The Host (12) K-Cineplex (Screen 2) at 5.25, 7.45 and 10.15pm

Rio Paphos: 26-207000

Iron Man 3 (12) K-Cineplex (Screen 1) at 5 and

K-Cineplex: 7777-8383

The Croods (K)

Broken City (15) K-Cineplex (Screen 3) at 10.10pm The Croods (K) K-Cineplex (Screen 5) (in Greek) at 5.30pm; K-Cineplex (Screen 6) (in English) at 5.30pm (daily) and 7.50pm (tonight only). Oblivion (12) K-Cineplex (Screen 3) at 5.25 and 7.45pm Silver Linings Playbook (12) K-Cineplex (Screen 5, then Screen 6 from tomorrow) at 7.45 and 10.15pm Zero Dark Thirty (15) K-Cineplex (Screen 6) at 10.10pm. Ends tonight The Sessions Larnaca Municipal Theatre, Thursday at 8.30pm, presented by the Larnaca-Famagusta Cinema Society. www.lfcinema.org

PAPHOS Evil Dead (18) FROM TOMORROW: Rio 7 at 7.30 and 9.45pm.

The Host (12) Rio 5 at 5 and 7.30pm. FROM TOMORROW: Rio 4 at 5pm; Rio 6 at 7.30 and 9.45pm Iron Man 3 (12) Rio 1 (in 3D) at 5 and 7.30pm (daily) and 9.50pm (except tonight); Rio 4 (in 2D) at 5pm (today only), 7.30pm (daily) and 9.50pm (except tonight). Olympus Has Fallen (18) Rio 7 at 5 and 7.30pm. FROM TOMORROW: Rio 5 at 5.15, 7.30 and 9.45pm Broken City (15) Rio 2 at 5.15pm (today only) and 7.30pm The Croods (K) Rio 7 (in English, in 3D) at 3pm, from tomorrow Rio 6 at 3.15pm (Monday and Tuesday) and 5.15pm; Rio 6 (in Greek, in 3D) at 5.15 and 7.30pm, from tomorrow Rio 7 at 3.15pm (Monday and Tuesday) and 5.15pm Oblivion (12) Rio 4 at 9.50pm. FROM TOMORROW: Rio 2 at 9.45pm Silver Linings Playbook (12) Rio 3 at 5.15, 7.30 and 9.45pm Sammy’s Great Escape (K) Rio 3 (in Greek), today, Monday and Tuesday at 3.30pm

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Cypriot Easter Cookery Workshop Gastronomy Cyprus hosts workshop, learn hands-on how to prepare Kleftico, Pasticcio, Koupepkia and Boureki, culminating in a lunch. May 4. Orexi in Droushia, Paphos. 9am and is an all day event. €45. Tel: 99-987672 or e-mail: janiceruffle@ gmail.com. www.orexicyprus.com

Guaba Opening Fiesta First beach party of the new summer season with Nervo, Mr. Styles and Glowinthedark. May 6. Guaba Beach Bar, Amathous Avenue, Agios Tychonas, Limassol. 10am-9pm. Free. Tel: 96-682865

Tomorrow Music Hot Nuts Rock’n’Roll the Chas & Dave way. May 5. Pine Bay Club Pissouri. Lunch 1.30pm, showtime 3.30pm. €20 inc. lunch. Reservations - Tel: 97-788574/99-832538. www. andrewoliver9.co.uk Gus & Bonso Popular Athens-based DJ duo play live in Cyprus. May 5. Ammos Beach Bar, Makenzy Beach, Larnaca. 11pm. Tel: 24-828844

Coming Up Music Deute Lavete… The Cyprus Youth Symphony Orchestra presents a concert with young soloists, dedicated to its first conductor Michalis Stavrides, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary. May 7. Strovolos Municipal Theatre, Nicosia. 8.30pm. free. Tel: 22463144 or visit www.cyso.org.cy

Theatre Party Piece Stage One Theatre Group present comedy by Richard Harris. May 7-11. Stage One Theatre, Emba, Paphos. 7.30pm. €12 for adults and €6 for children. Tel: 99-967737 or boxoffice@stageonehteatre.com

Other Events Easter Event Music, dancing, food & drink, Easter games and more. May 7. Athalassa National Forest Park, Nicosia. 11am3pm. Tel: 99-610864/99540604

Ongoing Theatre Gone With the Jobless A comedy performance by Marinos Hatzivasiliou who, together with other actors from the popular TV programme Patates, present a hilarious show with humour and laughter. Until May 5. Diachroniki Music Stage, 2 Yianni Koromia Street, Kaimakli, Nicosia. Every Sunday at 9pm. €15. In Greek. Tel: 99-783455 A Steady Rain The theatre group D-tale presents two-character melodrama by Keith Huff. Until May 16. WhereHaus 612, 5 Michael Kousoulide, Pallouriotissa Industrial Area, Nicosia. On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8.30pm. €12/15. Tel: 99-535625 The Dispute The Main Stage of THOC presents tragic comedy by Pierre de Marivaux. Until May 17. THOC New Theatre Building, 9 Gregori Afxentiou, Nicosia. Friday and Saturday at 8.30pm and

Sunday 6pm. In Greek. €12/10. Tel: 77-772717 Playing Doctor Theatro Skala presents the contemporary American comedy by William Van Zandt and Jane Milmore. Until May 26. Skala Theatre, 15 Kyriakou Matsi Street, Larnaca. On Saturdays at 8.30pm and Sunday at 6.30pm. In Greek. Tel: 24-652800 Egg Salad A new children’s play, in a new theatre presented by Aiora. Until May 26. Aiora Theatre, 4 Trion Ierarchon Street (Carrefour Volos Street), Limassol. Every Saturday at 4pm and Sunday at 11am & 4pm. Adults €7/Children €5. In Greek. Tel: 99-668843 Gethsemane A play about British public life by David Hare. Until May 31. THOC New Theatre Building, 9 Gregori Afxentiou, Nicosia. On specific days at 8.30pm and on Sundays at 6pm. In Greek. €12/6. Tel: 77-772717/22-864300 Centuries away from Alaska Dionysos Theatre presents play by Akis Dimou, directed by Tonia Misiali. Until June 2. Dionysos Theatre, 29 Diagorou Street, Nicosia. On Fridays and Saturdays at 8.30pm and Sundays at 6.30pm. In Greek. €15. Tel: 99-621845/22-818999 Sovrakaless Play based on the book by Terrence McNally and the film The Full Monty. Until June 9. WhereHaus 612, 5 Michael Kou-

soulide, Pallouriotissa Industrial Area, Nicosia. On Specific days at 8.30pm. In Greek. €15/12. Tel: 70-000612

Exhibition Random Walk Solo art exhibition by Dimitra Bista. Until May 4. 50-1 Gallery, 49 Ellados Street, Limassol. Monday-Friday: 11am-1pm & 4pm-8pm. Saturday: 12 midday-4pm. Email: info@50-1gallery.com A Fleur de Peau Group exhibition. Until May 4. Is Not Gallery, 11 Odysseus, Chrysaliniotissa, Nicosia. Monday-Saturday: 10am-1pm and 4pm-8pm. Tel: 22-343670 Alessandra Desole Solo painting exhibition. Until May 5. Dinos Art Café, 62-66 Irinis Street, Limassol. Monday-Saturday: 10.30am to midnight and Sunday: 4pm to midnight. Tel: 25-762030 Foundations and Remains An exhibition by controversial British artist/taxidermist Polly Morgan. Until May 5. The Office Gallery 32 Kleanthis Christophides Street, Old Nicosia. Tel: 99-848495. www.theofficegallery.com Free Range Unicorns: Two Dimensional Possibilities Photography and video installations. Until May 17. Paphos Municipality Gallery, 7 Gladstonos Street. Monday-Friday: 9am-3pm. Saturday: 9am-1pm. Tel: 26-930653

For a full guide to the week’s events and regular meetings, make sure you get a copy of the Sunday Mail

Water Stories Solo painting exhibition by Ero Farmaka. Until May 20. Kypriaki Gallery Gonia, 45 Stadiou Street, Larnaca. Monday-Saturday: 10am-1pm and 4.30 pm-8pm. Sunday: 11am-2pm and 4pm- 7pm. Tel: 24-621109 Terra Mediterranea – In Crisis Group contemporary art exhibition curated by Yiannis Toumazis scrutinising the current turbulence experienced globally, from both a political and a poetic stance. Until July 21. Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre 19, Palaias Ilektrikis. Tuesday-Saturday: 10am-3pm and 5pm-11pm. Sunday: 10am-4pm. Tel: 22-797400. info@nimac.org.cy. www.nimac.org.cy The project includes a second contemporary art exhibition curated by Re Aphrodite team. Until July 21. Ethological Museum – The House of Hagjigeorgakis Kornesios, 20, Patriarxou Grigoriou. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8.30am-3.30pm. Wednesday: 8.30am-5pm. Saturday: 9.30am-3 .30pm. Tel: 22-305316 The World of Cyprus Exhibition of paintings by famous Cypriot artist Adamantios Diamantis, which have returned home after over 30 years of absence. Until October 6. The Leventis Municipal Museum, 15-17 Hippocrates Street, Nicosia. TuesdaySunday: 10am-4.30pm. Wednesday: 10am-10pm. Tel: 22-661475


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Television CYBC 1 07.30 10.00 11.10 12.00

Church Service Ekklisia Tis Kyprou (rpt) Silllourokambos Greek FILM: Agapisa Mia Agnosti

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Drama. 1970.

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Documentary Peftei To Vradi One-act play by Giorgos Theotoka.

15.30 16.05

Ieromonahos Kallinikos Ayiografos FILM: The Ten Commandments The story of Moses and how he came out of exile to free the enslaved Hebrew people in Egypt. Cecil B DeMille’s biblical epic, starring Charlton Heston. 1956. With News at 18.00.

20.00 21.15

News Jesus Of Nazareth After sharing the Last Supper with the disciples, Jesus is tried and sentenced to death by crucifixion. Three days later, he appears to Mary Magdalene outside His tomb, having risen from the dead. Conclusion of Franco Zeffirelli’s award-winning drama, starring Robert Powell. 1977. Part 4 of 4.

23.00 23.10 00.30 01.30

News O Orthos Tis Anastasis Kai Tou Hronou Sto Spiti Sou Repeats

ANTENNA

Kids’ TV

06.20

Shown till 12.30, then repeated till midafternoon.

06.50

FILM: Yesterday Today And Tomorrow

07.20 07.50

Drama, no further details supplied.

18.30

Futuris Latest news about the leading scientific and technological research projects in Europe.

18.50 19.00 19.10

News In English New In Turkish FILM: Last Train Home Forced to live far away, two Chinese factory workers make an arduous journey once a year to visit their children, who barely know them. Drama, starring Qin Zhang. 2009.

20.40 21.00

Futuris FILM: Come Rain Come Shine a working-class man is determined to keep his family afloat - emotionally and financially when they lose virtually everything. Drama, starring David Jason. 2010.

22.30 23.00 23.10 00.30 00.45

Classical Masterpieces: J.S. Bach Futuris Mass Of The Resurrection News In English & Turkish (rpt) Euronews

08.40 09.30 10.20 11.10 12.00 13.30 16.30 18.00 18.10

Dada Yia Oles Tis Douleies (rpt) To Pio Glyko Mou Psema (rpt) Men Kai Den (rpt) Deixe Mou Ton Filo Sou (rpt) Steps (rpt) Santa Yiolanta (rpt) Kafeneio (rpt) Tihi Vouno (rpt) Agapimeni Haritini Your Face Sounds Familiar (rpt) Polemos Ton Astron News FILM: Just A Walk In The Park A dog-walker meets the woman of his dreams while caring for a pooch in a penthouse flat - but pretends he’s the owner to impress her. Romantic comedy, starring George Eads. 2002.

19.30

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09.10 10.00

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Biblical drama, part 6 of 6.

22.00

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Kid’s TV Klemmena Oneira (rpt) Chuck

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FILM: Stuart Little

News FILM: Erin Brokovich

23.30 00.30 03.30 05.40

Zoi Podilato (rpt) Vourate Geitonoi (rpt) Oi Takkoi (rpt) Mr Bean Siga Min To’ Xeres (rpt) Efta Ouranoi Kai Sinnefa Alites (rpt) The Cooking (rpt) Mother Teresa Of Calcutta The inspirational portrayal of Mother Teresa, a simple nun who became one of the most significant personalities of the 20th Century. Biography, starring Olivia Hussey. 2003. Part 2 of 2.

Oi Vassiliades (rpt) Meli Gala (rpt) Epta Thanasimes Petheres (rpt)

A single mother takes a job at a law firm and ends up taking on a company suspected of contaminating the water. Oscar-winning fact-based drama, with Julia Roberts and Albert Finney. 2000.

The Bible

Mass Of The Resurrection 20 Hronia Foivos Anodos Oi Dromoi Tis Polis (rpt) To Soi Mou Mesa (rpt)

09.00 10.20 11.15

FILM: The Greatest Story Ever Told The story of the life of Jesus, from His birth to eventual betrayal by disciple Judas Iscariot and His death by crucifixion. Biblical drama, with Max von Sydow. 1965. With News at 18.00.

A family adopts a young mouse, but their jealous pet cat hatches a plot to get rid of him. Comedy adventure, starring Geena Davis and Hugh Laurie, with the voice of Michael J Fox. 1999.

Mini-series featuring dramatic accounts of the stories of the Bible.

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Lifestyle programme features entertainment, music and more.

Long-running Greek drama series. With News at 18.00.

Moses The Lawgiver News The Passion

07.00 07.35

A computer geek finds himself in charge of the government’s most sensitive data.

Biblical drama, part 6 of 6.

20.15 21.25

Ayioi Topoi Retire (rpt) Proino Mou (rpt)

Greek comedy series.

11.00

SIGMA

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PLUS TV 07.50 12.05 13.00 13.40

Local comedy series.

14.20 15.40 16.50

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Mesimeriani Meleti Best Of Fotis - Maria Live Best Of Mila (rpt) FILM: Treasure Island A boy discovers a treasure map and joins an expedition in search of the buried loot, only for pirates to take over the ship. Adventure, starring Charlton Heston and Christian Bale. 1990.

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Church Service Music Programme Repeats

Church Service Musical Programme Pername Kala (rpt) Palirroia (rpt)

Remington Steele Pacific Blue O Anthropos Tis Thalassas FILM: Choosing Matthias A couple’s marriage teeters on the verge of collapse after their child disappears without trace, leaving them battling to salvage their love. Emotional drama, starring Jeff Foley. 2001.

FILM: Baby

When a train hits the car of a suicidal woman obstructing the track, her orphaned son is determined to confront the driver. Drama, starring Kevin Bacon. 2007.

Kouzina Me Apopsi Greek FILM: I Diki Enos Athoou Telemarketing News FILM: El Cid An 11th-century Spanish leader is determined to rid his country of the Islamic Moors. Classic historical drama, starring Charlton Heston and Sophia Loren. 1961.

A baby is left on the doorstep and adopted by a couple as their own. Drama, starring Farrah Fawcett. 2000.

News Pame Paketo (rpt)

Church Service Stin Igeia Mas (rpt) Mes Stin Kali Hara (rpt)

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Greek talk-show.

18.20

Popular talk-show that deals with human interest stories.

23.30 00.20 03.00

Kids’ TV LTV Sports News (rpt) Star News Diet... Please (rpt)

CAPITAL

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FILM: Broadcast News Oscar-nominated TV newsroom satire, starring Holly Hunter, William Hurt and Albert Brooks. 1987. See Pick Of The Day.

01.15

FILM: I Spy A hapless secret agent goes undercover as assistant to an egotistical boxing champion in an attempt to catch an arms dealer. Espionage comedy, based on an old TV show, starring Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson. 2002.

Unknown (LTV3, 16.00)

01:20 Doctor Who 02:05 The Weakest Link 02:50 Walk on the Wild Side 03:20 Doctors 03:45 Casualty 04:35 The World of Stonehenge 05:30 Alan Carr: Chatty Man 06:15 The Weakest Link 07:00 Garth And Bev 07:10 Tweenies 07:30 The Green Balloon Club 07:55 Fimbles 08:15 Garth And Bev 08:25 Tweenies 08:45 The Green Balloon Club 09:10 Fimbles 09:30 The Weakest Link 10:15 My Family 10:45 Walk on the Wild Side 11:15 Doctor Who 12:00 Incredible Journeys With Steve Leonard 12:50 2 Point 4 Children 13:20 My Family 13:50 After You’ve Gone 14:20 Walk on the Wild Side 14:50 Casualty 15:40 EastEnders 17:40 Walk on the Wild Side 18:10 My Family 18:40 Incredible Journeys With Steve Leonard 19:30 The Weakest Link 20:15 Doctor Who 21:00 Being Erica 21:45 Alan Carr: Chatty Man 22:30 Bedlam 23:15 Stewart Lee’s Comedy Vehicle 23:45 The Impressions Show With Culshaw &... 00:15 Getting On 00:45 Doctor Who

07:00 Sunrise Earth 07:55 Alps

From Above 08:40 Prehistoric 09:30 Mekong: Soul Of A River 11:50 How Do They Do It? 12:15 Unchained Reaction 13:05 Meteorite Men 13:50 The Aviators 14:40 The Reinventors 16:15 Mythbusters 17:00 Pyros 17:50 Risk Takers 18:40 The Aviators 19:30 Mega World 20:20 Inside West Coast Customs 21:10 Unchained Reaction 22:00 Pyros 22:50 Risk Takers 23:40 Storm Surfers 00:30 Chasing Classic Cars 01:15 Pyros 02:05 Risk Takers 02:55 Secret Mediterranean 06:10 Ultimate Journeys

09:30 Fitness: The Box 09:45 Cycling: 4 Jours De Dunkerque 11:00 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom 15:00 Cycling: Tour Of Italy 18:30 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom 19:30 Tennis: Atp Tournament Portugal 21:00 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom 00:00 Cycling: 4 Jours De Dunkerque 01:15 Snooker: World Championship Un. Kingdom

05:30 Dinner Impossible 07:10

Rules Of Engagement 08:00 Bob’s Burgers 08:50 How I Met Your Mother 09:40 The Glades 10:25 The Glades 11:10 Criminal Minds 13:35 Beauty And The Beast 14:25 Touch 15:10 Elementary 15:55 The Simpsons 18:00 How I Met Your Mother 20:05 White Collar 21:45 Homeland 22:40 Wilfred 23:05 The Cleveland Show 23:30 Episodes 2 00:00 Da Vinci’s Demons 01:00 The League 02:40 Wilfred 03:05 The Glades 03:55 Lost

Date & Time Tentative 22:00 MLB Player Poll 22:30 MLB On FOX: St. Louis Cardinals At Milwaukee Brewers LIVE

2012-13 19:00 Nba 201213 21:00 Liga Bbva 201213 23:00 Barclays Premier League 2012-13 01:00 Liga Bbva 2012-13 03:00 Barclays Premier League 2012-13

07:15 Pan Am 08:00 Friends 08:30 Big Bang Theory 09:00 2 Broke Girls 10:00 PriVIleged 10:45 C.S.I. New York 11:45 Southland 12:30 Ncis: Los Angeles 13:15 Top Boy 14:15 Necessary Roughness 15:00 Pushing Daisies 00:45 Borgias 03:30 Gossip Girl

07:30 Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory 09:30 Black Beauty 11:00 Remember Me 13:00 Officer And A Gentleman, An 15:10 Ant Bully, The 16:40 Mechanic, The 18:15 Letters To Juliet 20:00 LTV Sports News 21:00 Bodyguard, The 23:10 Country Strong 01:10 Expendables, The (2010) 03:00 Middle Men 05:00 Midnight In Paris 06:30 LTV Sports News

08:00 Sleepless In Seattle 10:00 Green Hornet, The 12:15 Dance Flick 14:00 City Of Angels 16:00 Unknown (2011) 18:00 Akeelah And The Bee 20:00 Pina 22:00 Rabbit Hole 23:45 Knight’s Tale, A 02:00 Sympathy For Delicious 03:45 Oh, God! Book Ii 05:30 Mercy

07:00 Kids TV 13:15 Legion Of Super Heroes 13:40 Max Adventures 14:05 Barclays Premier League Preview 14:45 Barclays Premier League

05:30 Penelope 07:15 Emma 09:20 Cine News 10:10 Fantastic Four 11:55 Like Crazy 13:25 Jack And Jill 15:00 Ncis X 16:40 Cine News 16:55

John Carter 19:10 Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World 22:00 Being Flynn 23:55 21 Jump Street 01:45 The Following 02:35 Gattaca 04:20 The Double

Money 15:35 Super 8 17:25 Inspector Gadget 18:50 Midnight Run 21:00 In Time 23:00 Point Blank 00:25 American Gangster 03:00 Sacrifice 04:40 Straw Dogs

05:35 Cine News 08:35 Good Neighbor Sam 10:45 Cine News 11:20 I Don’t Know How She Does It 12:50 Shampoo 14:45 Mad On Novacinema 15:25 Fovou Tous Ellines 17:00 War Horse 19:30 The Hunger Games 00:05 The Way 02:15 Big Miracle 04:00 Runaway Jury

06:55 Cine News 07:30 Management 09:05 Guess Who 10:50 War Of The Buttons 12:40 America’s Sweethearts 14:25 Music Of The Heart 16:35 The Help 19:05 «Pop Corn» 21:00 The Avengers 23:30 The Vow 01:20 Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life 03:25 Alpis

06:00 Mi Mou Aptou 07:35 The Pelican Brief 11:50 Page Eight 13:35 The Color Of

16:00 European Tour Volvo China Open 19:30 NHL: Playoffs

06:00 Only Hits 11:00 Pure Local 12:00 MTV World Stage 13:00 MTV Made 14:00 MTV Daria 14:30 MTV Daria 15:00 MTV Crash Canyon 15:30 MTV Crash Canyon 16:00 MTV Mission Lydia 16:30 MTV Everyday Girls 17:00 MTV Movies & Stars 18:00 MTV Megadrive 18:30 MTV Slips 19:00 Only Hits 20:00 Pure Local 22:00 Only Hits 00:00 S7S Lockdown Top10 00:30 MTV Party Zone 04:00 Only Hits

06:00 Naked Spur 07:30 Bad Day At Black Rock 08:50 Ask Any Girl 10:25 House Of Wax 11:50 Public Enemy 13:10 Glass Bottom Boat 15:00 High Society 16:45 Adam’s Rib 18:25 2001: A Space Odyssey 21:00 Private Benjamin 22:55 Pennies From Heaven 00:40 Private Benjamin 02:35 Pennies From Heaven 04:20 Glass Bottom Boat

By Preston Wilder

Being Flynn (Novacinema1, 22.00) “I’m an artist,” says Jonathan Flynn - con-man, absent dad and self-proclaimed Great Writer - in this worthy drama, then again Flynn is played by Robert De Niro and you have to wonder if De Niro (for all his occasional greatness) really is an artist. Would an artist give the kind of bland, soulless performances he’s been churning out for paycheques in the past decade? This is part of his current comeback, seeking out meatier roles (he won an Oscar nomination - his first in 20 years - for Silver Linings Playbook), and I haven’t seen it but it sounds fairly solid, with Paul Dano as the estranged son with whom Flynn is unexpectedly reunited. The son is working at a homeless shelter, and

Being Flynn

Flynn is homeless; the son is also a writer - and Flynn still considers himself a great writer, pointing out that “Writers are particularly prone to madness”. The two men try to work through their relationship, allowing De Niro to rant, snarl, make speeches, get violent and do more Acting than he’s done in years. Is he an artist? I have my doubts - but, if only for the sake of Travis Bickle, I can’t write him off altogether. Made in 2012.

Broadcast News (Capital, 22.50) “What do you think the Devil’s going to look like if he’s around?” says Albert Brooks, prompting Holly Hunter to roll her eyes disbelievingly - but Albert won’t be dissuaded: “He will be attractive! He’ll be nice and help-

ful. He’ll get a job where he influences a great Godfearing nation. He’ll never do an evil thing - he’ll just, bit by little bit, lower our standards where they are important.” Albert pauses, then adds ruefully: “And he’ll get all the great women”. Albert knows whereof he speaks, because he’s seen the Devil in the person of bland, handsome news anchor William Hurt - a man who’s shallow (unlike Albert himself) but telegenic, and gets a great woman in sparky, neurotic Ms. Hunter. All three leads were Oscar-nominated, and this razor-sharp rom-com is either dated in the Age of the Internet or incredibly prescient, depending on whether you view Twitter and Co. as a blessing or a sign of the Apocalypse. Good stuff; made in 1987.


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2 Devastation of some of the Spanish avocado crop (5) 3 Repeatedly turn over rag-doll (not favourite) and find a herring (7) 4 Declares but has no authority (3-2) 5 Lonely person’s revolutionary ice acts (7) 6 Curbs unruly bushes (5) 7 Business worry (7) 12 Tried badly? (7) 13 Metal from the sty? (3-4) 15 A fictitious man is affected by guilt (7) 17 Where plane crashed in a mountainous country (5) 18 About now initially, we’re about to start again (5) 19 Plays 2 down with one’s health! (5)

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HOW TO PLAY: Fill in the grid so that every row, every column and every 3x3 box contains the digits 1-9. There’s no maths involved, you solve the puzzle with reasoning and logic. With the ‘X’ sudoku, the shaded X must also contain the numbers 1-9.

Answers to crossword 2380

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CRYPTIC: Across – 1 First refusal; 7 Recycled; 8 Navy; 9 Halt; 11 Tripwire; 12 Spirit; 14 Trauma; 16 Brickbat; 19 Sent; 21 Hall; 22 Clingier; 23 Died of fright. Down – 1 Forth; 2 Shyster; 3 Relet; 4 Faddist; 5 Sinew; 6 Liveryman; 10 Ampersand; 13 Tobacco; 15 Assegai; 17 Calve; 18 Thief; 20 Tarot.

QUICK: Across – 1 Gesticulated; 7 Maintain; 8 Rate; 9 No-go; 11 Fetching; 12 Teaser; 14 Sprite; 16 Arranged; 19 Barb; 21 Cast; 22 Leverage; 23 Here and there. Down – 1 Gamin; 2 Tenuous; 3 Chaff; 4 Linctus; 5 Torch; 6 Detonator; 10 Overreach; 13 Regalia; 15 Rebirth; 17 After; 18 David; 20 Breve.

ARIES March 21 - April 20

LEO July 23 - August 22

SAGITTARIUS November 23 - December 21

Watch out for unrealistic expectations around material goods - especially if you aren’t counting the true cost of a special purchase or a dream item. The fantasy of owning something might turn out to be more exciting than the reality. Check your bank account and project forward to see if you can truly afford it. It may be better to spend only on essentials.

Business relationships may grow stronger, so maybe it’s time to make a commitment to one project or goal. You seem to be firing on all cylinders. Ideas to get ahead may be powered by a determination to succeed at all costs. Yet Mercury’s connection to Neptune, suggests that it’s not such a good time for get-rich-quick-schemes.

A burst of practical energy may get you off to a good start. With a focus on your lifestyle zone, consider adopting new and life enhancing habits that may give you a positive boost. Consider which activities give you energy and which seem to drain you. Try not to stubbornly cling to anything that’s not helpful. Be good to yourself today.

TAURUS April 21 - May 21

VIRGO August 23 - September 23

CAPRICORN December 22 - January 20

Someone may want to tempt you in such a way that it takes the focus off more important things. Refuse to be deflected from a major goal or important item on your todo list. Later, you may want to set aside time for a mate or romantic partner. You seem in an effervescent mood, yet with a calming touch you can make very good company.

Interesting news may come from far away on this day, when you may be seeking something different. These good-feeling influences may encourage you to consider a bold plan or option. Travel may bring pleasant thoughts of sunny beaches or exotic locales, but you might also be tempted by armchair experiences that capture your imagination.

Socialising and romance may suddenly take on a new allure, particularly if you are drawn by someone’s charismatic personality. The decision to get to know them better may be a good one. You may find you echo each other’s thoughts and ideas in a meaningful way. You might also enjoy a spot of culture, such as an art exhibition or show.

GEMINI May 22 - June 21

LIBRA September 24 - October 23

AQUARIUS January 21 - February 19

Career advances and business success may seem to be on hold. Your mind maybe elsewhere, or you may find it hard to concentrate. You may be glad that the weekend has arrived, especially after a day in which minor irritations may have prevented a plan from materialising. Later on, social possibilities can emerge and you can enjoy being with easy-going pals.

You may be tempted to take a chunk out of your savings or nest egg, in order to invest your hard-earned cash into something that brings a better return. Explore ideas or get advice on how to make your money work harder for you. Life with your sweetheart seems much more settled, with the chance of plenty of romantic action scheduled for today.

The earlier you can take care of domestic matters, the better. Something may need urgent attention. Home affairs seem to take precedence, but you might find such demands on your time enjoyable rather than irksome. If you’re going to splash out on a home item, read relevant reviews first of all. Don’t buy the first thing you see, as you may need to take it back.

CANCER June 22 - July 22

SCORPIO October 24 - November 22

PISCES February 20 - March 20

It’s a good job the weekend has arrived, as you seem to be popular amongst friends and already planning some happy events. Joining in with community projects may be another way of socialising, while helping out too. Fate may also have a hand in matters. You may find that a meeting connects you with someone on the same wavelength.

This may be a good time to enjoy yourself with friends. Think about arranging an impromptu get-together, or going out to see a movie or show. Pals seem to be very supportive of you and generally understanding too. Romance may be in the air, as a conversation could encourage you to put your tendency for defensiveness to one side and open up your heart.

Single? There may be some intense and emotion-fuelled discussions this week, so try to be savvy and avoid anything too heavy or complicated. Despite this, someone may be charmed by you, and perhaps you by them! Committed? Love of family seems to be strong right now. Go easy, especially if you’re entertaining - simply set out to enjoy yourself!


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BEDROOM ground floor apartment to let for 350 euro per month. Located in Krasa area ,Larnaca in a dead-end road. A very quiet area. Built area 80m2 and a terrace of 100m2. Fully Air-conditioned with electric appliance. Unfurnished. Call 96341202 ***************************** TO LET Impressive three bed-

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goods include dish washer. Spacious bedrooms, dressing room, balconies, separate outdoor storeroom, enclosed garden. €1000 2. Secret Valley, 3 bed un/furnished villa with private pool on a big plot. Spacious living space, good sized bedrooms. Pool and garden maintenance included in rent. Lovely sea and country side views. €700 3. Peyia, Beautiful 3 bed un/furnished villa with amazing sea views. Private pool, lovely garden, double bedrooms, master en suite. €500 4. Koili, brand new 4 bed unfurnished villa. Finished to a very high quality in a very quiet location. Italian kitchen, fire place, under floor heating, shutters, fly screens, pool, one bed downstairs. €850 PAPHOS TO RENT Tel: 99389198. For listings

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formation. 2. CHLORAKA €600 a unique opportunity to rent a traditional stone village house in the village of chloraka. This beautiful property has been lovingly restored and offers a spacious 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home with plenty of character. A rustic hideaway offering large pretty courtyard with fruit trees. Off street parking. Stunning real fire in living area & log burner in kitchen. Available furnished with solar panels, pressurised water system & storage space. Viewings highly recommended. website reference number: RTL_679 3. SECRET VALLEY €750 spacious modern detached 3 bedroom villa situated on a corner plot in a peaceful residential area. Offering large private pool with a low maintaince enclosed garden with sea views. Off street parking. Fully furnished with modern furniture and includes gas central heating throughout. Modern fitted kitchen with granite worktops. One bedroom on ground floor with bathroom. Pets allowed at owners discretion. Viewings highly recommended. website reference number: RTL_561 4. KAMARES TALA €850 a stunning detached villa offering 4 bedrooms plus office in a quiet & private residential area with large parking bay for numerous cars and covered off street parking. Offering spacious living accomodation and breathtaking views of the sea. This property includes a lift to

PAPHOS **************************** TREMITHOUSA- Modern 2 Double Bedroom Townhouse with Stunning Sea views, Large Secluded Terrace with Open Views, Roof Garden, Fitted Kitchen, A/C, U/F 350 Euros or F/F 400 Euros

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SPECIAL OFFER In Kokkinotrimithia, 15km from Nicosia in a good area, (in the centre, opposite Maragos bakery, 41/2 acres or 7 plot with 90% building factor. For more information please call 99673286, 99918830.

CHURCHES GRACE CHURCH, LARNACA 8 Ayiou Neofytou St Sundays 10 a.m. Also Midweek Meetings Details: Colin 24530700 HOLY CROSS CATHOLIC CHURCH, PAPHOS GATE, NICOSIA Sunday Masses: Saturdays 6.30 pm, Sundays 8.00am, 9.30am & 6.30pm Weekday Masses: 6.30 pm Monday to Friday Tel: 22662132 Email: holcross@logos.cy.net

LARNAKA COMMUNITY CHURCH APHRODITE STREET, LARNAKA 10.00 AM MORNING SERVICE and SUNDAY SCHOOL For more details ring Fred 24365152

International EVANGELICAL CHURCH (Reformed) Limassol 352 St. Andrew’s Street (1½ blocks from Starbucks/Fat Boy) Sunday worship 10:30am Wednesday Bible Discussion 7pm For info: 99384742 ALL ARE WELCOME

St Helena’s Anglican Church, Larnaca St Helena’s Court, Grigoris Afx Sunday Service: Holy Communion 9.30 am

NICOSIA CHRISTIAN CENTRE 10 PINDOU STR, ENGOMI, NICOSIA, TEL. 22464375 SERVICES: SUNDAY 10AM, WEDNESDAY 8PM

Family oriented evangelical church Contemporary Christian Worship Sunday 10am (Holy Communion - 1st Sunday of the month) Sunday School (Juniors and Teens) Outreach and Evangelism Bible Studies

Tel. 99 293489, 99 279960 Email: immanuel.church.nicosia@gmail.com Website: www.immanuelchurchnicosia.org

ALL WELCOME Tel:24651327 office@sainthelenas.com

THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST ANDREW AND ST JOHN THE BAPTIST MESA GEITONIA, LIMASSOL The Orthodox Liturgy in English served fortnightly on Saturdays at 9.00 am. We also hold a Discussion Group every Thursday evening at 7.30 pm For information please call Fr. Christopher Klitou Mobile: 99957144 Fax: 25710318 You can email us at: klitoux@logos.cy.net or visit our website: www.christopherklitou.com

THE REFORMED CHURCH OF LIMASSOL Clear exposition of the Bible in the presence of God, and relevant to our lives. Our Sunday services start at 10:30 am sharp, and the Wednesday Bible discussion at 7 pm. International Evangelical Church (Reformed) is located at 352 St. Andrew’s Street. 1½ blocks from Starbucks / Fat Boy, and 1 block from the Municipal Gardens, Zoo. For further information call Steve at 99384742, or email: iee.limassol@gmail.com All are welcome! PROPHETIC CALL-OUT Grieved by preachers living in sin ? Pastors collaborating with idolaters? Bored with just being a spectator? In Prophecy there is no ‘us and them: Everyone contributes (1 Cor 14:26) 10am start 9/2/2013 God willing, Meet: Entrance Palaiopafos, Kouklia Instruments/shofars welcome

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St Barnabas’ Anglican Church 153 Leontiou A Street Limassol www.stbarnabas-cyprus.com Telephone: 25362713 - All welcome ALL SAINTS GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH (ENGLISH) Sunday Divine Liturgy 8-10am. Followed by Fellowship hour (coffee) Services are now being held at the underground Chapel of All Saints of Cyprus at St. Panteleimonos Church Makedonitissa Archangelos (Engomi) For more info please contact Fr. Joseph Coleman Tel. 99938924

THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF AGIOS ARSENIOS, LIMASSOL (near Tsirion Stadium) The Orthodox Liturgy in English Saturday, 4 February at 8:30 am For information please contact: Father M. Spanou at 99 – 401365 (msspanou@googlemail.com)

9 Larnakos Street Katholiki Area Limassol Sundays: 9:45, 11:00 AM, 1:30 PM Wednesdays: 7:30 PM 25 751193 or 99 758729 www.cbm-odbc.org

GRACE NEW TESTAMENT CHURCH Invites you to COME AND EXPERIEBNCE THE LOVE OF GOD WITH US Int. Christian Business Fellowship Meeting Centre Sundays: 10.00am Sunday School 11.00 am Main Service (Dine with us centre services) Wednesdays: Prayer meeting 6pm Address: To Arsinois Str., 1010 Nicosia (Next to Western Union Office to KISA) Contact: 99988900 or 97667932. \VISITORS ESPECIALLY WELCOME!!!

The Anglican Church of Paphos Ayia Kyriaki (St. Paul by the Pillar) Sunday 8.15am Holy Eucharist 6.00pm Sung Eucharist th 4 Sunday 6.00pm Choral Evensong Wednesday 9.00am Holy Eucharist 3rd Wednesday (BCP) St. Stephen’s, Tala st rd 1 & 3 Sunday 11.00 am Holy Eucharist 2nd & 4th Sunday 11.00am Morning Worship St. Luke’s, Prodromi 1st & 5th Sunday 9.30am Morning Worship 2nd , 3rd & 4th Sunday 9.30am Holy Eucharist 1st & 3rd Wednesday 9.30am Holy Eucharist 1st Sunday 6.00 p.m. Peace & Wholeness with Holy Eucharist 4th Sunday every quarter 9.30 am Holy Eucharist from BPC Church Office: 26-953044 Fax: 26-952486 Email: anglicancofp@cytanet.com.cy for directions to each church

DEUTSCHE GOTTESDIENSTE IN ZYPERN Nikosia: Am 1. und 3. Samstag im Monat in der St. Paul’s Cathedral um 18 Uhr Limassol: Am 2. Sonntag im Monat im Gemeindehaus in Germasogeia um 11 Uhr Am 4. Sonntag im Monat in der St. Barnabaskirche um 18 Uhr Paphos: Am 2. Samstag in der Kirche an der Paulussaeule um 16 Uhr Agia Napa: Am 4. Sonntag im Monat im Hof des Klosters um 9.30 Uhr Näheres Informationen durch Pfarrer Dr. Herold, Tel 25-317092 oder im Internet www.ev-kirche-zypern.de

St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral Byron Avenue, Nicosia, 22 445221/22 677897 www.st-pauls-nicosia.com

Sunday 0930 : Holy Communion Sunday School in the hall 1800 : Evening Prayer Monday/Tuesday/Thursday 0830: Morning Prayer Wednesday 1030 : Holy Communion First Monday of each month 1930 : Guild of St Raphael Parish Office : Mon-Fri : 0900 – 1100 Saturday 1000-1200

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all 4 floors. Luxury modern fitted kitchen with appliances. Lovely garden with spacious verandah & private pool. available unfurnished. website reference number: RTL_669 5. KAMARES TALA €900 a unique property combining modern and traditional. Situated in the sought after area of kamares on a large plot with mature gardens & stunning private pool, offering total privacy and breathtaking sea views. Separate annex with modern shower room & separate kitchen. Guest room offering bedroom & shower room at pool level. Large modern office. Main house offering 2 further bedrooms plus a number of sitting rooms. Perfect for those who require something completely different from the norm. Available furnished or part furnished. website reference number: RTL_673 6. PEYIA €950 we are delighted to offer this ultra modern 4 bedroom villa with luxury furnishings & fittings. Offering spacious accomodation with breathtaking sea views. Furnishings & fittings are of a very high quality. Spacious living area with modern fitted kitchen & utility area. One bedroom on ground floor with ensuite & kitchenette. Guest wc. Private infinity pool & enclosed low maintenace garden. A must to see! website reference number: RTL_670 7. ST.GEORGE €1,100 a brand new stunning detached 3 bedroom villa with modern fitted kitchen & bathrooms. Beauti-

fully finished with detail mosaic flooring. One bedroom on ground floor with bathroom. Enclosed landscaped garden with kidney shaped private pool. Situated in a quiet residential area. Available unfurnished though includes top brand kitchen appliances & blackout blinds. website reference number: RTL_678 8. CHLORAKA €1,800 substantial luxury 4 bedroom villa, spacious (350 sq meters), beautifully designed with unique detail. Conservatory with views of landscaped gardens. Large modern fitted kitchen, living room with working fireplace. Circular dining room with vaulted dome ceiling. Stunning private pool area. Aavailable unfurnished. website reference numer: RTL_579 Tel: 97790883 Tel: 99133422 office: 26271858 visit our website for many more properties www.mrrentpaphos.net email: info@ mrrent-paphos.net

nished older style villa in a small cul-de-sac. 3 bedrooms upstairs, family bathroom. Sitting room, spacious kitchen downstairs in a quiet location. Private pool and BBQ area. REF 1242 Amount €600 Timi 4 bedroom furnished large house on outskirts of Timi Village in its own private grounds surrounded by fruit trees. Very nice standard and lots of living space. Large quality kitchen. 3 large bedrooms upstairs, master with ensuite, family bathroom. Additional room used as office and upstairs loft. REF 1049 Amount €650 Armou 4 bedroom modern villa offered unfurnished. Woodburner and airconditioning throughout. Dowstairs is large living room, large kitchen, dining area and guest cloakroom. Upstairs 4 bedrooms, Family bathroom. Private pool and great sea/mountain views. REF 1001 Amount €900 Secret Valley 4 bedroom large unfurnished villa in nice residential road. Private pool, gated, covered parking. Downstairs bedroom, sitting room, kitchen. Upstairs 3 bedrooms all with ensuite shower rooms. REF 1241 Amount €900 Peyia 3 bedroom villa, unfurnished. Bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes and family bathroom. Airconditioning, flyscreens, fans and sat TV. Sitting/dining area, kitchen with white goods and guest cloakroom. Outside private pool with shaded offstreet parking and great mountain and seaviews. REF 1214

Amount €550 Tala 3 bedroom part-furnished modern villa with quality interior Italian kitchen, central heating, private pool and great seaviews in peaceful residential location. REF 988 Amount €750 Sea Caves 5 bedroom modern, fully furnished luxury villa in centre of Sea Caves/Coral Bay property with central heating double garage and downstairs bedroom. Outside – large grounds with private pool and beautiful seaviews. REF 9999b Amount €1,800 Please call for a free viewing on 26600450 – 97616070 many more properties including commercial lettings on our website at www.flowron. com – Your Vision is our Mission LANDLORDS FLOWRON PROPERTY RENTALS WOULD LIKE TO HEAR FROM YOU, WE WELCOME ALL PROPERTIES FROM STUDIOS VILLAS ***************************** PEYIA – 3 bedroom villa with modern quality furniture and finishes. Central heating, sky, alarm, infinity pool and stunning sea and mountain views €700 per month, call: 99389426 ***************************** BRAND NEW APT, opposite Poseidonio Gym, near Carrefour, F/F, a/c, great quality, 1 bdrm, from €340 p.m. Tel 99403261

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PAPHOS ***************************** FOR SALE 2 bedroom maisonette with swimming pool, at Aphrodite Hills, Paphos. For info call 99-653146 ***************************** EXO-VRISI – 2 bed townhouse in quiet cul-de-sac. Panoramic sea views, car port, a/c, ceiling fans, tastefully furnished, plus all white goods, €105.000 o.n.o with title deeds Call : 26954147/ 99137828 *****************************

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Sport Augusta backed in ruling not to disqualify Woods By Steve Keating GOLF’S governing bodies ruled this week that Augusta National officials made the correct call not to disqualify world number one Tiger Woods for an improper ball drop at the Masters. The Royal & Ancient (R&A) and United States Golf Association (USGA) released a joint statement explaining in lengthy detail the controversial events that occurred during Woods’ second round and sent the year’s first major into a frenzy. Woods controversially avoided disqualification from the Masters when, after failing to add strokes to his scorecard for an improper drop, officials used discretionary powers to hand him a two-stroke penalty. The 14-time major champion, who draws massive TV ratings and was

a hot favorite at Augusta National, earned his reprieve after a review by officials of a penalty drop he took during the second round at the par-five 15th last month. Aided by a recently amended rule announced at the 2011 Masters, Woods was not disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard because his infringement was based on television evidence. The R&A and USGA determined the original ruling was based on exceptional facts and officials were right not to disqualify Woods but stressed that players are still under an obligation to return a correct scorecard and understand the rules. The sport’s governing bodies also maintain that officials are under no obligation to make players aware of any possible rules infraction. “The Woods ruling was based on ex-

ceptional facts, as required by Rule 33-7, and should not be viewed as a general precedent for relaxing or ignoring a competitor’s essential obligation under the rules to return a correct score card,” the R&A and USGA said in a statement. “Further, although a committee should do its best to alert competitors to potential rules issues that may come to its attention, it has no general obligation to do so; and the fact that a committee may be aware of such a potential issue before the competitor returns his score card should not, in and of itself, be a basis for waiving a penalty of disqualification.” “Only a rare set of facts, akin to the exceptional facts at the 2013 Masters tournament ... would justify a committee’s use of its discretion to waive a penalty of disqualification for returning an incorrect scorecard.”

Tiger was given a two-shot penalty at the Masters for an improper ball drop

Wide-open Kentucky Derby

IN BRIEF Mercedes to The race, dubbed ‘the most exciting two minutes in sport’ could be a classic aid Kubica rehabilitation Julian Linden

FEW sports fluctuate as much as horse racing and even fewer races are as unpredictable as the Kentucky Derby. This year’s race, at Churchill Downs today, is no different and looms as one of the most open in decades. The early favourite is Orb, who won the Florida Derby, one of the key traditional lead-up races, in brilliant fashion. His main challenger, at least in betting circles, is the unbeaten Verrazano, but this is anything but a two-horse race. With a capacity-field of 20 impeccably bred three-yearolds, the 139th Kentucky Derby has all the makings of a classic. An expected crowd of more than 160,000 will cram into the track while tens of millions of people will watch the race, dubbed the most exciting two minutes in sport, on television. The only sure bet is that the winner of the Run for the Roses will instantly be feted as the sport’s new great hope, raising expectations he can emulate the likes of Secretariat and Seattle Slew by winning the Triple Crown. But the Triple Crown will have to wait. With no obvious standout horse from this year’s field, no one is taking anything for granted before the mile and a quarter race on dirt, one of the toughest tests for a thoroughbred. Orb was installed as the 7-2 favourite after winning each of his three runs this season, including the Florida Derby, but his trainer Shug McGaughey said he would still need some luck after drawing the 16 hole. A Hall of Fame trainer who has prepared nearly 250 graded stakes winners but never a Kentucky Derby winner, McGaughey said his

MERCEDES say they will make a Formula 1 car available for Robert Kubica to try if he recovers sufficiently to be able to drive one. The Pole, whose right arm was partially severed in a rally accident in 2011, has driven Mercedes’ F1 simulator. Motorsports boss Toto Wolff told BBC Sport Kubica was ‘helping’ Mercedes. “If there’s any chance of getting him back in a DTM touring car or F1 cockpit, we’d love to do it,” said Wolff. “Any team would love to have a Robert Kubica.” But Wolff, also the executive director of the Mercedes F1 team, emphasised that the former BMW and Renault driver was focusing mainly this year on his programme in the European Rally Championship.

The early favourite is Orb, who won the Florida Derby, one of the key traditional lead-up races, in brilliant fashion

Lord’s to be redeveloped

prospects could be decided at the first bend. “Hopefully, he’ll get a clean trip around the first turn, which I think is very important,” McGaughey told reporters. “That’s where all the jamming up comes. Going down the backside, hopefully, he can ease in and save a little ground, but not be down in there and not be able to make a run when the time comes.” Verrazano, named after the New York City bridge connecting Brooklyn with Staten Island, has won his four career starts, all this season. He was listed as the 4-1 second pick but has the added weight of history against

LORD’S will undergo a £200 million redevelopment beginning in 2014, owners, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) said this week. Unveiling the two-phase masterplan which will include rebuilding the Warner, Tavern, Compton and Edrich stands, the MCC said they wanted to ensure the iconic venue remains the ‘finest ground in the world’. The first phase of redevelopment, expected to cost £90 million, will be completed in time for the 2019 World Cup. The second phase, due for completion by 2024, will see Lord’s capacity rise by 2,700 to 32,000.

him. The last horse to win the Kentucky Derby that did not race as a two-year-old was Apollo in 1882 but Verrazano’s trainer Todd Pletcher was unfazed by the doubters. “As far as Orb being the favourite over Verrazano, that’s not an issue. He (Orb) deserves to be the favourite,” said Pletcher, who has five runners in the race. “And it might even be an advantage. There’s usually more pressure on the favourite.” Goldencents was rated the next best chance, at odds of 5-1, but none of the 20 runners were longer than 50-1. His trainer Doug O’Neill

won the race last year with I’ll Have Another and is hoping history will repeat itself after both horses finished off their Derby preparations by winning the Santa Anita Derby. Heavy rain is forecast for Saturday’s race but O’Neill was unconcerned about the weather. “From what I know about this track, it handles water real well,” said O’Neill. “As long as we don’t have any gushers just before or during the race, I think we’ll all be all right.” Goldencents is part-owned by Rick Pitino, the coach of the University of Louisville men’s basketball team that won this season’s NCAA

championship. His jockey is Kevin Krigger, bidding to become the first African American rider to win the Kentucky Derby since Jimmy Winkfield won for the second time in 1902. Rosie Napravnik is also chasing history in the saddle, hoping to become the first female to boot home the winner. Two years ago, she finished ninth in the Derby, the best placing by a female rider. Last year, she won the Kentucky Oaks. This time she is aboard Mylute, a 15-1 shot. The lone international entrant this year is Lines Of Battle, trained in Ireland by Aidan O’Brien, and rated a 30-1 pop.


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Sport

Mayweather calm in face of ‘woman beater’ provocation

Deans fires Lions breakdown warning

‘Only God can judge me,’ says undefeated champion

By Nick Mulvenney

By Kieran Mulvaney EIGHT--TIME world champion Floyd Mayweather refused to be drawn into a war of words at the final news conference for his WBC welterweight title clash with Robert Guerrero this week, despite being labelled a ‘woman beater’ by his opponent’s father. The undefeated Mayweather (43-0, 26 KOs), who has said he has 30 months of boxing left before he brings the curtain down on his career, was a picture of calm as Ruben Guerrero screamed at him: “We are going to beat the woman beater”. Mayweather served two months of a 90-day sentence for domestic violence last year. “I don’t have to sit here and badmouth his father,” shrugged Mayweather after the news conference. “Only God can judge me.” The fight in Las Vegas tonight will mark a turning point in Mayweather’s often contentious relationship with

Eight-time world champion Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather said he has 30 months of boxing left before he retires his own father, Floyd Sr, who will be in his corner for the first time since a March 2000 win over Gregorio Vargas. “My dad is sick, and if I never made a bond with my father and something harsh happened, it would hurt me,” said Mayweather of his father, who has been suffering from sarcoidosis. Mending fences with his father, he adds, has yielded professional as well as personal benefits. “There’s certain things only

my dad may see in training camp,” he told reporters. “For this fight, I made sure I got more rest. “My dad said, ‘You need the rest. And when you’ve rested, you can come back and box in the gym and you’re going to look a lot better.’ And he was right. I feel like I’m in tiptop shape, tip-top condition. I’m ready to fight.” Guerrero, too, is ready to fight, and believes Mayweather has invited more

stress on himself by starting the countdown clock on his career. “They say the pressure is on me. The pressure is on him to stay undefeated, to keep his legacy going,” Guerrero (31-1-1, 18 KOs) told reporters this week. “He has these 30 months left, and he’s got a lot of stuff to fulfill, so I think the pressure is on him and not me.” Guerrero first called for a fight with Mayweather in

2011, even though at lightweight he was two weight divisions lower. However, he made the step up to welterweight and scored two victories last year, including a thrilling brawl with former title holder Andre Berto in November, to earn the shot at Mayweather’s title. “Definitely, I absolutely believed I would get the fight,” said Guerrero. “That’s why I kept on it, and kept fighting.

Don’t write Nadal off the world number one spot, says Gilbert By Martyn Herman

Vamos! Rafa Nadal has been superb since returning from a long-term knee injury

FOR Rafael Nadal to bridge a 7,000-point gap with Novak Djokovic in the ATP rankings looks like a tall order, even for a player of his qualities, yet he could still threaten the Serb’s hopes of ending 2013 as world No1. With the French Open looming large on the horizon, Nadal is back in the claycourt groove as he continues his comeback from a knee injury that sidelined him for seven months. The Spaniard has won four titles in six tournaments since returning in Chile in February, finishing runner-up in the other two, yet remains in unfamiliar territory outside the world’s top four. Starting in Madrid next week, however, where he suffered a surprise thirdround exit last year to compatriot Fernando Verdasco, fifth-ranked Nadal can start making inroads.

While the Mallorcan must defend 3,000 points at the Rome Masters and then at Roland Garros, where he will be chasing an eighth French Open title, the second half of the year looks like being a win-win situation for the 11time grand slam champion. A stunning second-round defeat by Czech Lukas Rosol at Wimbledon last year proved to be his final match of 2012, meaning the Spaniard will have six months to harvest ranking points and close the gap on those above him. Djokovic is hoping to finish a third successive season as world No.1 but Brad Gilbert, former world number four and coach to Andre Agassi, believes Nadal will be breathing down the Serb’s neck later this year. “To me this is the meatiest part of the season,” Gilbert told ATPWorldTour.com “You’ve got two Masters 1000s back-to-back and then the French and Wimbledon. That’s 6,000 points

up for grabs over a short stretch, and what happens during this time will set the tone as to who has a shot of finishing No.1. “Djokovic is in good position now but it still could be a very tight race.” Djokovic, world number two Roger Federer and number three Andy Murray will all be defending sackloads of points after the French Open, and providing Nadal suffers no injury setbacks he will be relishing a pressure-free second half of the year. Gilbert said Nadal’s decision to delay his comeback until after the Australian Open and then skip the Miami Masters was paying dividends. “What a tremendous effort to be in the final every week he’s played. I love the way he goes about his business,” Gilbert said. “He didn’t rush back until he was close to 100 per cent, and the results back up that he made the right decision.”

THE contest at the breakdown will be a ‘huge’ part of the British and Irish Lions series and will need to be strictly managed by referees if the Tests are to be any kind of spectacle, Australia coach Robbie Deans believes. Neutral referees New Zealand’s Chris Pollock, South African Craig Joubert and France’s Romain Poite will officiate the three Tests in June and July and Deans said they must take firm control of the tackle area. “You look at World Cups, the ante goes up and the breakdown changes and the nature of the game changes and I suspect this will be no different,” Deans told a small group of reporters this week. “Just the adrenaline that’ll be pumping through these blokes’ veins, there’s going to be a lot of pressure on the referees to manage that area. “Because if that area isn’t managed effectively, everyone’s talking about the spectacle and so forth, there’ll be no spectacle, you’ll struggle to find the ball. “You can only work in the circumstance that you’re confronted with, so hopefully that will be an area that is adjudicated consistently and effectively.

BANGING FISTS “Otherwise it will just be ...,” he petered off, making his point by banging his fists together. Fortunately for Deans, he has no shortage of talent at openside flanker to contest the breakdown, even if his first choice David Pocock has been ruled out of the series by a knee injury. “There’s some class players,” he said. “You look at that cluster of David Pocock, Michael Hooper and Liam Gill, they’re almost three once-in-ageneration players. “It’s fantastic, and they’re still young men so they’ve got a lot of rugby ahead of them.” Soon to be added to that pool is George Smith, who played all three Tests in the 2001 series against the Lions and looks likely to be cleared by his Japanese club to feature again this year. “He’s just class,” Deans said. Deans said the Wallabies ‘had to’ look to their traditional strengths if they were to beat the Lions but fans should not expect his team to run the ball from every opportunity. “That’s the way you remember it when you win,” he laughed. “But there’ll be ball movement, don’t worry about that.”


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Sport Bayern, Dortmund brace for awkward encounter By Karolos Grohmann

On the brink: Juventus, 11 points clear of second-placed Napoli, need only a point on Sunday to retain their Italian title

Orderly Juve set to clinch Serie A title against chaotic Palermo Juventus the club who have best adapted to harsh new financial realities By Brian Homewood JUVENTUS are poised to clinch the Serie A title tomorrow in a match against struggling Palermo which brings together the two extremes of Italian football. With their own stadium, recent stability and restrained transfer policy, forward-looking Juventus are the club who have best adapted to the harsh new financial realities of Serie A. Lowly Palermo, on the other hand, have been mired in chaos, firing and hiring coaches at embarrassing speed on the whim of their eccentric president Maurizio Zamparini.

Juventus, 11 points clear of second-placed Napoli, need only a point on Sunday to retain the title and, even in the unlikely event of a Palermo win, they would still seal it that day if Napoli fail to beat injury-plagued Inter Milan in the late game. If they do not wrap it up this weekend, they will still have three more chances to secure it. Antonio Conte’s side have not quite matched the consistency of last season, when they completed the championship without losing a game, but with 25 wins and only four defeats in 34 outings, they are quite clearly a cut above the rest.

Juventus, who have won their last seven league matches, have managed to keep the core of last season’s side intact while 20-year-old midfielder Paul Pogba has been an impressive addition to the team since he was signed from Manchester United. As last season, their new, compact and raucous stadium, nearly always full, is a stark contrast to the windswept rows of empty seats in some of Serie A’s oversized and run-down publicly owned arenas. Napoli’s challenge effectively ended at the start of March when they could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Juventus during a rare dry spell for

forward Edinson Cavani, the league’s leading scorer with 23 goals. “We’ve had a great season, with only a few bad games, but Juventus have done better,” Napoli forward Marek Hamsik said in an interview with Sky Sports Italia. “To make that jump in quality, we have to avoid messing up games the way we did against Sampdoria, Torino and Bologna.” Relegation-threatened Palermo have had an extraordinary season, yet, more by luck than judgment, seem to have stumbled on a formula that could yet earn them a reprieve under a coach they originally fired after three

games of the season. Giuseppe Sannino was dismissed by Zamparini in September and replaced by Gian Piero Gasperini, who lasted until early February when he was also sacked. That was the start of an extraordinary sequence of hiring and firing. Alberto Malesani was handed the reins but was fired after three matches, then Gasperini was brought back and sacked after two games before Sannino was given another chance. Incredibly, Sannino’s return proved a success and Palermo are unbeaten in their last five games, enabling them to creep out of the relegation zone.

Weary Barca seek quick end By Mark Elkington

Barca have appeared lethargic in recent games, and players have spoken of feeling stretched to the limit

BARCELONA have a second chance to wrap up their fourth La Liga title in five years this weekend as they stumble towards the end of the season and a much-needed re-grouping at the club after their Champions League humiliation. The leaders host Real Betis tomorrow having been swept out of their semi-final 7-0 on aggregate by a far superior Bayern Munich on Wednesday. With five games left, Barca hold an 11-point lead over second-placed Real Madrid, who host Real Valladolid tonight. A victory for Barca and a defeat for Real would be enough to secure Tito Vilanova the league trophy in his debut season at the Camp Nou helm. “We are very deflated but there is still a La Liga title to secure,” Barca midfielder Cesc Fabregas told reporters after the Bayern game.

Defender Gerard Pique added: “We need to sort it out as quickly as possible. “We haven’t known how to compete effectively in the King’s Cup or the Champions League but we have been very consistent in the league.” Central to wrapping up the trophy will be getting top scorer Lionel Messi back to full fitness from his hamstring problem after he surprisingly sat out Wednesday’s 3-0 home defeat. Vilanova said the World Player of the Year was not injured but felt a ‘strange sensation’ before the Bayern game, and decided it was best to start with him on the bench. Barca have appeared lethargic in recent games, lacking in sharpness, and a number of players have spoken of feeling stretched to the limit during the season run-in. They have managed only three wins from their last nine games in all competitions and may be forced to wait a little longer before they can start to turn their focus on next season.

AT any other moment in the last three years a Bundesliga encounter between already-crowned champions Bayern Munich and archrivals Borussia Dortmund would be a season highlight yet their clash today is nothing more than an awkward moment. Germany’s top two teams have a much bigger trophy in their sights when they meet in the Champions League final on May 25 after brushing aside Spain’s Barcelona and Real Madrid. Bayern’s 3-0 win at Barcelona for a 7-0 aggregate victory on Wednesday came a day after Dortmund eased past Real despite a 2-0 loss to set up the first all-German final in the competition. “This thing with Bayern now is a funny constellation,” said Dortmund coach Juergen Klopp. “We will have to see how we can do it.” His second-placed team are assured a Champions League spot next season while Bayern, chasing a treble of trophies which also includes the German Cup, clinched the league title weeks ago with a handful of games to spare. With Klopp’s team facing their biggest game in 16 years at Wembley stadium on May 25, the 45-yearold could be forgiven for putting the league derby on the backburner. “We will give it everything we have, I can promise that. We have enough time to recover but if Bayern beat us (in the league on Saturday) then I do not think there will ever be fewer disappointed people in Dortmund,” Klopp said. The coach will most likely be without Mario Goetze, who has agreed to join Bayern at the end of the season, after he pulled a muscle and limped off early in the first half against Real. “With Mario it will be tight for any game from now on,” Klopp said of the talented offensive midfielder’s chances of playing again this season. Bayern are equally nonchalant about the derby, having their eyes firmly set on the treble - a first for a German team - with the league already wrapped up. “No, no, it is not pointless,” Bayern coach Heynckes told reporters when asked if the upcoming league game against their rivals had any weight given the bigger date the two clubs have. “But we will not start thinking about it before Friday. We will celebrate, enjoy this moment and from Friday onwards we can start thinking about it,” he said after Bayern booked their third Champions League final spot in four years.


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Ivan the ‘Maestro’ bows out Serbian coach transformed the fortunes of APOEL By Iacovos Constantinou WHEN Ivan Jovanovic arrived in Cyprus in January of 2008 for his second stint as head coach of APOEL FC nobody dared to even dream of what was to follow. APOEL were in the middle of a poor season, having been knocked out in the early stages of European competition by the then unknown Belarussians BATE Borisov, were trailing Anorthosis in the league, and were in general a team in disarray. Jovanovic managed in just a few months to turn around a disjointed and lacklustre team, leading them to an emphatic Cup final win against champions-elect Anorthosis. He began the following season (2008-2009) in the same way as he finished the previous one by defeating Anorthosis, this time in the Super Cup. However his biggest triumphs were still to come. In his first full season, APOEL were crowned champions with just one defeat and one of the meanest defences in Europe. In season 2009-2010, APOEL made it through to the group stages of the Champions League where they missed out on qualification to the knockout stages on goal difference.

Goodbye: Ivan Jovanovic, who is affectionately known as the ‘Maestro’ by APOEL fans, is stepping down as coach Another ‘easy’ championship came the following year and then, by far his biggest achievement, APOEL’s memorable march to the quarter-finals of the Champions League where they were knocked out by mighty Real Madrid. In his final and most controversial year, Jovanovic steered APOEL to their 22nd Championship last week. Jovanovic was born in Loznica, Serbia in 1962 and begun his footballing career with his local team FK Loznica in 1980. He moved to Rad Beograd in 1984 before moving to Iraklis Thessalo-

nikis in 1989 where he stayed until the end of his playing career in 1999. After short managerial spells with Niki Volou and Iraklis Thessalonikis, Jovanovic became APOEL’s head coach for the first time in 2003 leading them to one championship and one Super Cup win. He left the Nicosia giants in 2005 but returned again three years later to become the architect of APOEL’s ‘golden years’. Jovanovic has not always been the darling of the demanding APOEL fans. Early on this season there was a section of fans who aired

their disapproval towards the Serb. However, Jovanovic was undaunted and stuck to his guns and managed, against the odds, to overturn a sixpoint deficit and clinch the title with two games to spare. Many of his critics claim that he is stubborn, single-minded and a hard disciplinarian while others claim that he is just a lucky manager. However one of his closest aides for a number of years said that Jovanovic is one of the most hard-working, meticulous coaches that he has ever worked with, who leaves nothing to chance.

“Luck? Forget about the nine trophies he won, the five ‘coach of the season’ awards, what about his European glory. Is that all down to luck?” he retorted. Jovanovic’s next destination remains a mystery. PAOK of Greece have been mooted while rumours have also surfaced about a possible move to Russia to take over at Zenit St. Petersburg. Wherever he ends up though one thing is for sure. The ‘Maestro,’ as he is affectionately known by the hardcore APOEL fans, will be sorely missed by all true footballing fans on the island.

I’m going nowhere, says Wenger By Jim van Wijk

Arsene Wenger, in charge at Arsenal since 1996, has hinted for the first time he would like to stay on past 2014

ARSENE Wenger yesterday again ruled out leaving Arsenal before the end of his contract - and hinted for the first time he would like to stay on past 2014. The Gunners boss, 63, still has another season left to run on his current deal, but has been linked with a summer switch to big-spending Paris St Germain. Wenger, though, stressed his only focus was on securing Arsenal a top-four finish in the Barclays Premier League again and then planning to further strengthen the squad in the transfer window, with the best part of a £100 million warchest at his disposal. Speaking at yesterday morning’s media conference ahead of this evening’s trip to relegated QPR (7.30pm), Wenger said: “I answered that question already. I respect my contracts. “I want to stay (on past 2014) if I do well and if I consider or the club considers that I do well, that is all.

“I want this club to do well, that is my basic feeling. “We have gone through a period that was very sensitive, we are coming out of it now, in a much stronger position financially. “I believe the club is in a very strong position for the future.” Wenger has transformed Arsenal since he arrived at Highbury in October 1996, making them the dominant force in the domestic game before overseeing the club’s move to the 60,000-seater Emirates Stadium and consistently delivering Champions League football in the face of heavy spending from their rivals. The French coach is in no doubt when he does eventually call it a day, Arsenal will be in good shape for the future. “I believe a big club should be run where everybody does his job and I try to do my job. The only thing I can say is that I do it with a lot of commitment and a lot of loyalty. I try to do as well as a I can for this club,” he said. “I believe that this club is today in a very, very strong posi-

tion and has gone through a very sensitive period in a very intelligent way. After that, everything is here to have a great future. “We have a good fanbase, we have now a strong financial situation, we have good young players and a squad with a bright future with the quality of the young players we have. It is just to manage it well now.” Arsenal head to Loftus Road on the back of a seven-match unbeaten league run which has moved them into fourth place, one point behind Chelsea and two ahead of Tottenham, albeit having played a match more. Chelsea head to Manchester United tomorrow (6pm) before then hosting Spurs next week. Wenger challenged his men to focus on delivering the required performance themselves, rather than worry about whether their rivals will drop points. “The only thing we know is it can only be decisive if we win our games. That is compulsory,” he said.

Scholes set for return to United squad SIR Alex Ferguson expects to have Paul Scholes back in his squad for the first time since January when Manchester United take on Chelsea tomorrow (6pm). Scholes has been missing with a knee injury and is widely expected to announce his retirement at the end of the season, so Ferguson seems to be preparing him for a farewell appearance. Danny Welbeck (knee) is out but skipper Nemanja Vidic has recovered from a calf strain. Scholes has been missing since January and it is widely anticipated he will call time on his career at the end of the season. And Ferguson has already pencilled the 38-year-old in for next weekend’s clash with Swansea. “I would love him to play in the Swansea game,” the Scot said. Although the Premier League trophy has not been collected yet, Ferguson is already planning for next season. Yesterday, executive vicechairman Ed Woodward indicated there was no need for United to spend huge amounts of money this summer. Ferguson agrees, hinting there have been times this year when he has been trying to manage too many players. “We maybe look at one or two bodies to come in. “You have to remember we have a lot of young players we expect to improve. We have to take that into consideration. “We have fantastic strength in depth. “That is the area where we don’t want to confuse ourselves, otherwise you end up with too many players and trying to keep them all happy. It has happened a few times this season.” Big name players have been linked with United, though, most recently Robert Lewandowski, Radamel Falcao and Gareth Bale. And, after reporting record third-quarter results on Thursday, Ferguson is confident the Glazer family will deliver if he needs a marquee signing. “Any time we have asked for money from the owners they have delivered,” he said. “That will apply itself this year. There is no doubt about that.” Ferguson is presently preparing for Sunday’s meeting with Europa League finalists Chelsea, and old adversary Rafael Benitez, knowing the Londoners are stuck between trying to win a trophy and qualifying for the Champions League. “He is very concerned about his CV. He refers to it quite a lot,” said Ferguson. “But you can’t dispute the fact he has done a good job in the last few weeks. “The key to it is that the fans have settled down a little bit. They have left him alone. He has got on with managing his job.”


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Derby win will net Everton a rare bonus Toffees without Anfield win for 14 years By Sonia Oxley

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The Blues, who won the Champions League in May but then crashed out in this season’s group stage, are into the Europa League final where they will face Benfica

Chelsea rollercoaster ride heading for more glory By Mike Collett CHELSEA’S rollercoaster of a season could yet end with another night of European glory after they knocked FC Basel out of the semi-finals to set up a Europa League final against Benfica. Goals from Fernando Torres, Victor Moses and David Luiz in a nine-minute spell early in the second half gave Chelsea a 3-1 second-leg win over the Swiss champions at Stamford Bridge for a 5-2 aggregate success. The reigning European champions, the first holders of the European Cup who failed to advance from the group stage of UEFA’s elite club competition, could finish the campaign with the ‘glorious’ consolation of lifting the Europa League trophy instead. Interim coach Rafa Benitez, who has been unpopular with swathes of the Chelsea faithful after he replaced the sacked Champions League-winning coach Roberto Di Matteo in November, could leave the incoming manager with a trophy to admire. That man looks increasingly likely to be former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho who dropped more hints about where he would like to be coaching next season after his Real Madrid team were knocked out of the Champions league semi-finals on Tuesday. That place is Chelsea and there is no doubt the fans want him back. As well as applauding their team’s efforts on Thursday night, they chanted Mourinho’s name throughout the match which turned Chelsea’s way after Basel went in at the break 1-0 ahead thanks to a goal scored by Mohamed Salah with the last kick of the half. If Benitez had been worried about his

team’s chances at the time, he did not show it afterwards. “To be fair we had two clear chances in the first half and we did not take them,” he told ITV. “We conceded a late goal at the end of the first half so all credit to the players because they had to come back. We got three goals, we were on top of them, we were attacking and we controlled the rest of the game.” Basel coach Murat Yakin told reporters: “We played well in the first half and I think we caused Chelsea many problems. We had lots of hope still. “In the second half it went too fast and we were caught out ice cold but I have to compliment my players for their performance. “We knew we had to score a goal and to not concede against Chelsea is a difficult task,” Yakin said. “The team has really grown from playing in the competition but when they came up against Chelsea, they showed how clever they are and how experienced they are. It’s little details that mattered: its these details that decide matches.” In the end Chelsea ran out convincing winners and will head into their fifth European final on May 15 in Amsterdam following their victories in the old European Cup Winners Cup in 1971 and 1998, and their two appearances in the Champions League final which ended in defeat in 2008 and victory last season. The last team to reach the UEFA Cup/ Europa League and Champions League finals in successive seasons was Porto in 2003 and 2004. The coach was Mourinho, although he achieved victory in the secondary competition before winning the Champions League the following year against Monaco.

HE Merseyside derby takes on added significance this weekend as Everton head to Anfield seeking to finish above bitter rivals Liverpool for successive seasons in the top flight for the first time since 1937. A win tomorrow (3.30pm) would ensure David Moyes’ side could not be overtaken by Liverpool, although victory in itself would be an achievement as they have not come back from the red side of town with three points for 14 years. After last season’s seventh to Liverpool’s eighth, Everton would be guaranteed at least a sixth-placed finish with a win. Unfortunately for them, that would still see them miss out on a place in Europe, though they remain with an outside chance of snatching fifth, and entry to the Europa League, and possibly even a top four Champions League berth. “We’ll go there full of the confidence that we’ve got this year,” Everton midfielder Leon Osman told the Liverpool Echo. “We’re five points above them at the minute and a win would certainly be great for us. But we’re still on the coat-tails of the teams above us and we’re trying to win for that reason as well.” While the European battle is a major focus, for many Everton fans the chance for the right to crow about backto-back higher finishes is an even tastier prospect. The fact it has taken so long, despite Everton winning the league five times in the period, points to their inconsistency, illustrated perfectly when they followed their 1970 championship-winning season by finishing 14th. The few years when the clubs did not play in the same division are not counted in the run but there is still a long period where Liverpool can claim to have had the upper hand. After being the dominant force in the English game in the late 1970s and 1980s, Liverpool briefly ceded power to their neighbours. Yet even though Everton won the league in 1985 and ‘87 - with Liverpool second both times - Liverpool took the honours in between,

Let battle commence: Everton head to Anfield seeking to finish above Liverpool for successive seasons in the top flight for the first time since 1937 rubbing it in by completing the 1986 double by beating league runners-up Everton in the FA Cup final. But where Liverpool have managed back-to-back titles several times over the decades, Everton have never strung two together in the nine times they have been English champions. It is perhaps therefore telling that they are on the cusp of ending this 76-year wait under a manager whose name is uttered in the same sentence as consistency as much as gritty and sometimes boring. Moyes has been in the Goodison Park hot seat since 2002, making him the thirdlongest serving in the Premier League behind Manchester United’s Alex Ferguson and Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger. The Scot, whose contract expires this summer, has won admirers for building a competitive team on a limited budget and by the end of this

season will have led Everton to seven successive top-half finishes and nine in total. Liverpool, without their top scorer Luis Suarez who is serving a 10-game ban for biting Chelsea’s Branislav Ivanovic, showed they can find goals from elsewhere in his absence and will be motivated to try to close the gap on Everton. “We still have a chance of catching Everton and that’s our target,” Lucas, whose side are seventh with 54 points to Everton’s 59 with three games to play, said in the Echo. “We know we have to win if we want to finish a position higher than we are now.


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