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Hababam Sınıfı actor Halit Akçatepe dies aged 79
 

  One of Turkey’s best loved actors passed away in Istanbul earlier today. Halit Akçatepe, who had suffered a stroke last year, was rushed to hospital on Thursday after experiencing breathing difficulties. A statement issued by the hospital said the veteran actor died as a result of a blockage to the upper part of his […]

News - TRNC
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 […]

News - UK
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. […]

News - UK
Turkish café opposite Arsenal stadium fined £2K for false food hygiene claim

  A North London café must pay out thousands of pounds after it falsely claimed to have a top food hygiene rating when its actual rating was much lower. Action was taken by Islington Council after Veli’s Café, opposite Arsenal’s Emirates stadium, was caught by its trading standards officers of displaying the misleading food hygiene […]

News - Turkey
Beşiktaş draw Lyon in UEFA Europa League quarter-finals

  Today’s draw paired Beşiktaş against French runners-up Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon) in the last eight of the UEFA Europa League Cup. Turkey’s Süper Lig champions went through after a pulsating game against Greek champions Olympiacos in Istanbul last night. After drawing 1:1 in Athens last Thursday, the Turkish side were in the driving seat for […]