EDUCATION: Which IGCSE? Making the best choice

FOR STUDENTS planning to start IGCSE courses this September, now is the time to choose which subjects to study — and decisions need to be made with care. The ideal IGCSE ‘portfolio’ should include subjects in which a student performs well, but also those which will help achieve longer-term academic or professional ambitions.

This Daredevil's a bit of a comic


DIRECTED BY Mark Steven Johnson

STARRING Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan

US 2003 103 mins.

By Preston Wilder

Is a perfect marriage the modern Holy Grail?

IT’S NO easy task being married: it’s got to be one of life’s truly bittersweet experiences. What starts off with a fierce romantic passion, rarely survives the grinding ordinariness of living day after day, decade after decade, with the same person.

Pure relaxation

THE LAST thing I wanted to do last Thursday was waste three hours on a massage. I had a lot of work to do, not enough time to do it in and I had to be somewhere at 6pm.

Avensis arrives

In the Driving Seat with Rosie Ogden

WHEN the Toyota Avensis first arrived in Cyprus in 1998 it slipped quietly onto the market. The second generation, however, has been launched with rather more fanfare.

Motoring Queries

Should I bring a car from Holland

Dear Sirs,

VIA Google I came across your site and it seems to me perhaps you can help me with the following questions or point me in the right direction.

My parents (who live and work in Holland) recently bought an apartment near Larnaca which they intend to go to for a number of weeks per year. Now they would like to have a car in Cyprus and have the following options:

1. Is it possible for my parents to buy a car in Cyprus? And are there any tax-advantages (eg duty-free) because they are not Cyprus residents but Dutch. Which formalities need to be followed to be able to buy a local car?

CY chief says he may soon quit

CYPRUS Airways (CY) chairman Haris Loizides has told the airline’s staff that he may soon submit his resignation, he confirmed yesterday.

Loizides, who was appointed chairman of the national carrier under the government of Glafcos Clerides, told the Sunday Mail he had addressed the entire staff on Friday.

Church to send aid to Iraq

By a Staff Reporter

KYKKO Monastery has donated £50,000 to buy food and medicine for the Iraqi people.

Canned food will be sent to the Gulf and the Church plans to contact Iraqi representatives and the group ‘Doctors of the World’ to discuss what medical supplies are needed, the monastery said.