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Popstar Tarkan becomes a father, introduces world to baby Liya

  Turkey’s megastar Tarkan proudly announced the arrival of his first child on social media last night. Posting a picture of his new baby daughter, the international pop star wrote “Our daughter ‘Liya’ has arrived in the world JLike the sun, she was born into our lives. It is impossible to say with words, we […]

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Free South London transport for those attending TRNC Deputy Prime Minister Kudret Özersay’s Wood Green talk

  On Thursday 19 July, the TRNC Deputy Prime Minister Kudret Özersay will be giving a talk to the community about his Project for Overseas Turkish Cypriots (Yurtdışı Kıbrıslı Türkler Projesi). It follows the politician’s announcement in March of this year to make investing and resettling in North Cyprus easier for the Turkish Cypriot diaspora. […]

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Neo-Nazi gets life for racist murders of eight German Turks

Beate Zschäpe has been found guilty of ten racially-motivated murders by a German court. A five-year trial determined that she was a member of a neo-Nazi gang behind the murder of eight Turks, one Greek, and a German policewoman between 2000 and 2007. The Munich state court’s verdict, given on Wednesday 11 July, carries an […]

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JJ’s launches Amazon-style real-time mobile alerts for its deliveries

  National wholesaler JJ Foodservice is the first UK wholesaler to introduce an Amazon-style notification system to give customers an estimated time of arrival based on real-time data. Sedat Kaan Hendekli, Head of Operations at JJ Foodservice, said, “Customers are sent an email notification when their order is first dispatched and then again when the […]

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Cüneyt Çakır to referee England vs Croatia World Cup semi-final

Turkish referee Cüneyt Çakır has been handed the responsibility of officiating the second semi-final between England and Croatia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on Wednesday night. It will be the 41-year-old’s third match at this summer’s tournament. He was in charge during Iran’s 1-0 victory over Morocco and Nigeria’s 2-1 defeat against Argentina. Çakır […]

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24 killed following train derailment in Turkey’s Tekirdağ

Turkey was plunged into mourning after a busy passenger train derailed in western Turkey on Sunday evening, killing 24 and injuring 318 people. The train was carrying 362 passengers and six crew at the time of the accident. The six-carriage train was over half-way into its journey from Edirne, near the border with Greece, to […]

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Turkish male actors needed for new series of hit TV drama Top Boy

  A leading British drama is seeking actors of Turkish heritage to star in its new series, to be screened on Netflix. The appeal was made by leading casting agency Des Hamilton, which is advertising for male Turks aged between 25 and 60 to appear in Top Boy 3. Several roles are up for grabs […]

Community
TCCA invites tenders for Turkish Cypriot café/restaurant in its North London building

  The Turkish Cypriot Community Association (TCCA) is looking for a new catering company to take over its restaurant space located within the TCCA building on Green Lanes, Harringay, in the heart of North London’s Turkish Cypriot community. Currently called Cyprus House, the well-established eatery seats fifty people and specialises in traditional Turkish Cypriot cuisine. […]