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Cyprus reunited for Summer Time
 

  On Sunday 26 March, the time on both sides in Cyprus will once again be the same. For the past five months there has been an hour’s difference between the north and south of the island. The time difference came about because the Turkish Cypriot government decided to drop Daylight Saving Time last September. It […]

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Mother’s Day: inspirational ideas to spend a memorable day with your mum

  British Turkish mothers get to be officially pampered twice a year. Turkish Mother’s Day takes place in May, while British Mother’s Day is taking place this Sunday, 26 March. It’s always nice to treat your mama to a lovely present, but what mums appreciate most is getting to spend some quality time with their […]

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Turkish Cypriot named among victims of Westminster attack

  One of the victims of Wednesday’s London terror attack has been named as Aysha Frade, a 43-year-old British woman of Spanish-Turkish Cypriot heritage. The mother-of-two was born in Britain to a Spanish mother and Turkish Cypriot father. Her husband John Frade is of Portuguese origin. Aysha’s father Taylan Ahmet passed away in December 2014. […]

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Counting down for Duman live at the O2 Academy Islington

  In ten days’ time seminal Turkish rock band Duman will take to the stage in London to perform a selection of their greatest hits. Duman rocked the O2 Academy Islington with a sellout gig back in January 2016 for. They return with a slightly different line-up, as Mehmet Demirdelen takes over on drums. Alongside him […]

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Rock star Sibel Tüzün appears as an Anatolian mother in Zülfü Livaneli's tragic tale Mutluluk / Bliss, premiering at the Arcola on 30 March 2017
Arcola to stage world premiere of Zülfü Livaneli’s hard-hitting musical ‘Mutluluk’ / ‘Bliss’

  In Lake Van, Eastern Turkey, fifteen-year-old Meryem is accused of shaming her family after being raped by her uncle. Cemal, her cousin, is tasked with Meryem’s “honour” killing. But their journey takes an unexpected turn when they encounter Irfan, a troubled professor in search of a new life… Arcola artistic director Mehmet Ergen directs […]

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Anatolia and London welcomes spring with Nevruz/Newroz celebrations

  On this day, March 21st, each year Turks, Kurds, Iranians, and many other people across central Asia celebrate their traditional New Year. This centuries-old festival centres around the northern hemisphere’s Spring Equinox, marking the start of a new calendar year when spring breathes new life into nature, and the region enjoys far more sunlight. […]

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50% off as Pegasus celebrates 10 years of London flights

Leading low cost-carrier Pegasus Airlines is celebrating ten years of flying from London Stansted Airport with an unmissable flash sale! Book by 23rd March 2017 on flypgs.com/en or the Pegasus App and the second passenger gets a massive 50% off the cost of their flight. Discounts apply to all Pegasus flights between London and Istanbul […]