Author: T-VINE

HP Wellbeing
Dive in and learn Turkish at the Yunus Emre Institute in London

  Whether you are keen to learn for personal or professional reasons, one of the best places to take up Turkish language classes in Britain is at the Yunus Emre Institute (YEI). Located in central London, YEI runs multiple Turkish Language Courses that are suited to all levels, from beginners to advanced learners. Classes are […]

Entrepreneurs
Touker Suleyman is back on air with Dragons’ Den this Sunday

  Turkish Cypriot fashion mogul Touker Suleyman (pictured far left above) returns for his third series of Dragons’ Den – the BBC’s popular business show where budding entrepreneurs pitch their ideas and a stake in their business for cash investments. He is joined by long-standing Dragons and fellow business gurus Peter Jones and Deborah Meaden. […]

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Learn about post-Brexit business opportunities at TBCCI Forum in Istanbul

  While British politicians and media squabble over how best to manage ‘Brexit’, entrepreneurs are busy eyeing-up new trade opportunities. Turkey and Britain already enjoy significant trade levels – bilateral trade volume between the two nations reached £13.22 bn in 2016 – which is set to grow after the UK’s exit from the European Union […]

Music
Tarkan announces new concert series at Harbiye Open-Air Theatre, Istanbul

  Turkey’s iconic pop star is set to perform five more dates at Harbiye’s Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre in the heart of Istanbul, next month. After a run of seven sell-out concerts at the same arena earlier this summer, Tarkan’s returns to play at the famous venue on Sept. 6, 8, 9, 11 and 12. The chart-topping […]

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“It does not feel real,” says new 200m World Champion Ramil Guliyev

Azeri-born Ramil Guliyev shocked the pundits by powering to victory in the final of the Men’s 200m race last night, winning his adopted country Turkey its first-ever gold medal at a world athletics championships in the process. Guliyev beat favourite South African Wayde Van Niekerk, who came second, in a thrilling race in a time […]

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TRNC London Office can now receive identity card applications

  North Cyprus’ Ministry of Interior has announced that Turkish Cypriots requiring new or replacement TRNC identity cards can now process their applications via the TRNC London Office in Bedford Square. Kutlu Evren, the Minister of Interior, said they are currently rolling out new technology in diplomatic missions abroad. Following the successful installation of e-identity […]

Comedy
Şaban Kâzım brings his Mixed Meze show to the Edinburgh Fringe

  Join the extremely witty Şaban Kâzım, his hilarious sidekick Asli Akbay and special guests for a daily serving of ‘Mixed Meze’. Between the zeytin, hellim and çörek, this wacky, light-hearted stand-up comedy show will feature side-splitting tales of everyday life and the cultural quirks of Britain. Part of PBH’s ‘Free Fringe’ programme this free […]

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Turkey “raises the bar” after hosting successful Deaflympics in Samsun

Last Sunday marked the close of the 23rd Deaflympic Games, held in Samsun on Turkey’s Black Sea coast. A total of 3,148 deaf athletes from 97 nations took part in 219 competitions from 21 different branches of sport during the 12-day event. Russia topped the medals table after a massive haul of 199 medals, including […]

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Warnings issued about Isaac-Solomou Cyprus border protests this weekend

This weekend, Greek Cypriots are planning multiple demonstrations to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the deaths of Tassos Isaac and Solomos Solomou. Protestors on motorbikes are aiming to cause disruption at the border, prompting local Cypriot authorities and some foreign embassies to warn their citizens and staff to avoid these areas. Earlier today, some 60 […]