North Cyprus News | Cyprus Today – 7/12/2013

Cyprus News | Cyprus Today - 7/12/2013North Cyprus News – Cyprus Today – 7/12/2013

A bit thin, and repetitive if you bought the Wednesday edition

Theft suspects found in TRNC – John Leigh and Deborah Hancox are suspected of a £1m NHS fraud and have been photographed around north Cyprus. Editor: Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these two individuals should contact the NCA on 0370 496 7622 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

Homosexuality ‘could be decriminalised by Christmas’ – a bill is expected to be passed which makes it punishable by up to 4 years in prison for ‘defamation crime on the grounds of gender, gender orientation or gender identity.’ Editor: these laws seem to be aimed at cross dressers rather than at those practicing ‘gay sex’. Apparently this law will follow the governments ‘holistic approach’ of including as much as possible into the bill, including human trafficking.

Fifa welcomes football votes – repeat

What’s in store for a TRNC ChristmasEditor: expensive ex-pat items

More protests are being threatened – repeat of news of electricity price hike rise protests.

Border on high alerts for clashes – UN peacekeepers are on standby for possible a border crossing by GC farmers protesting against not being allowed to farm border fields

Journalist in EU elections? – see NCFP story

Off on the right foot? – pedestrianisation of part of Lefkosa brings a mixed rception

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