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Aysın Yılmaz funeral: Order of Service

Further details about the funeral of Aysın Yılmaz, which is taking place in North London on Thursday 16 January, have been released by her family.  A number of people will be offering short tributes to Turkish Cypriot community leader Aysın Yılmaz ahead of prayers at Palmers Green Mosque. The talks will start just after midday, […]

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Striker Cenk Tosun seeks to re-galvanise career on loan to Crystal Palace

Everton player Cenk Tosun has joined Crystal Palace on loan until the end of the season. The 28-year-old will be hoping to return to his goal-scoring ways at the South London, having failed to make a significant impact on Merseyside. The Turkish international striker had been a powerhouse for Beşiktaş, scoring 41 goals in 96 […]

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Family announces funeral arrangements for Aysın Yılmaz

The funeral of Aysın Yılmaz, the former president of the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in Britain (CTCA UK) and Turkish Women’s Philanthropic Association (TWPA), has been confirmed. The funeral will take place in North London on Thursday 16 January, her family have announced. The funeral service is open to members of the public. Those […]

Community pays tribute to “remarkable” Turkish Cypriot Aysın Yılmaz, who died today aged 70

Aysın Yılmaz, the pioneering former past president of the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in Britain (CTCA UK), has died this morning, her family has announced. She passed away peacefully at 9am at North Middlesex University Hospital, where she had been receiving treatment for leukaemia. The news has been greeted with universal sadness from the […]

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Award-winning tour operator sets sights on Malta

The UK’s largest tour operator to North Cyprus is expanding its horizons by adding another destination in the Mediterranean to its portfolio. Award-winning Cyprus Paradise has launched a sister website called Malta Paradise and is offering “hand-picked holidays” to the two biggest islands in the Maltese Archipelago: Malta and Gozo. Operating as a niche tour […]

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Mete Coban and Hatice Hasan awarded MBEs in New Year Honours list

Youth democracy champion Mete Coban and plumbing entrepreneur Hatice Hasan are among the1,097 people named in the newly unveiled New Year Honour’s list. The pair, both of Turkish Cypriot origin, are set to receive an MBE – the Member of the Order of the British Empire. Mete Coban MBE – a role model for young […]