North Cyprus News - Cyprus Today 21st May 2022

North Cyprus News - Cyprus Today 21st May 2022The North Cyprus News on the front page of Cyprus Today on 21st May 2022 harps on the 40+ year old problem of direct flights from Stansted to Ercan. I can remember the times 20 years ago when suddenly the plane would decide to skip Turkey and go straight to North Cyprus and you ended up waiting 2 hours for your hire car because you were too early.


‘END UK-ERCAN FLIGHT HASSLE’ – THE British government should end its requirement for air passengers to disembark in Turkey when flying between North Cyprus and the UK, a member of the House of Lords has urged.

Traces of faecal matter found in Girne waters – THE Health Ministry and the Green Action Group are at odds over whether or not the waters around North Cyprus are safe to swim in, as E. coli and intestinal enterococci were found in samples of seawater taken from the Girne region.

Lillie, UK govt ‘treated Turkish Cypriot bases landowners with contempt’ – BRITISH High Commissioner to Cyprus, Stephen Lillie, and the British government have treated Turkish Cypriots who own land in the UK’s Sovereign Base Areas (SBAs) with “duplicity and contempt”, it has been claimed.
The accusation was made by Fahri Zihni, the president of the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in the UK.

Police launch probe into ‘occupier’ demo –  POLICE have launched an investigation after a person was seen holding aloft a placard with the message “Invader Turkey get out of Cyprus” during a protest outside the Turkish embassy in Lefkoşa on Wednesday.

Opposition MPs to quit, PM wins confidence vote – THE three MPs of the People’s Party (HP), the smaller of two opposition parties in Parliament, are to submit their resignation, its leader Kudret Özersay has announced.

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