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Gökyüzü restaurant fined £70,000 after boy’s hand trapped in mincer

The Walthamstow branch of a well-known Turkish restaurant chain has been given fines totalling more than £70,000 after an eight-year-old boy suffered life-changing injuries when his hand became trapped in a mincer. The incident happened in the kitchen of Gökyüzü’s restaurant in Selborne Walk, East London, on 7 April 2019. Environmental health officers investigating for […]

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Fans in London celebrate as Trabzonspor crowned Turkish Süper Lig champions

There were scenes of euphoria in London as well as across Turkiye on Saturday night, after Trabzonspor won its first league championship in 38 years. A point from their game against Antalyaspor was enough to clinch them the title three weeks before the end of the season, sending Trabzonspor fans everywhere into a frenzy. The […]

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Turkish Ambassador Ümit Yalçın recites Atatürk’s immortal words at London ANZAC Day commemoration

The Turkish Ambassador Ümit Yalçın took part in ANZAC Day ceremonies in London on Monday, 25 April, to remember the Allied soldiers who fell during the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915. Ambassador Yalçın attended ceremonies at St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Cenotaph and Westminster Abbey, where he recited the famous words of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk intended to […]

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Letters, Channel 4’s Travel Man on Cyprus “feeds into the inaccurate, biased, and racist narrative of the Greek Cypriot regime”

Dear T-VINE, Please can you publish this open letter to UK broadcast authority OFCOM and Channel 4 about the “Cyprus” episode of Channel 4’s Travel Man?   Dear OFCOM & Channel 4, As a British Turkish Cypriot, I was extremely disappointed to see Channel 4 air some very damaging, insufficient and poorly thought out context […]