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Turks set to buy British Steel
 

A Turkish military pension fund is set to rescue British Steel from insolvency after it was named as the preferred bidder for a takeover of the company. Ataer Holding A.S., part of Oyak, Turkey’s “biggest complementary pension fund”, will now enter into “exclusive talks” to finalise the deal, an announcement from the Insolvency Service said. […]

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Former Conservative MP tells British MPs their “selective Greek Cypriot version of history” is not helping Cyprus

A group of British MPs, who can broadly be described as “the usual suspects”, have all recently fallen over themselves to repeat, parrot fashion, every piece of Greek Cypriot propaganda ever invented since 1974, when the Turkish Army legally intervened in Cyprus under the terms of the Treaty of Guarantee. Balance dictates the necessity to […]

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British MPs spark outrage with Cyprus ‘invasion’ video comments

A group of British MPs have sparked outrage among the Turkish Cypriot community in the UK and its supporters after taking part in a Greek Cypriot “propaganda” video. Parliamentarians from the Conservative Party, Labour Party, Scottish National Party (SNP), Liberal Democrats and The Independent Group for Change were slammed after they recorded messages for a […]

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Wanted ‘Turkish’ bee could actually be British, expert claims

A bee condemned to death after it was reportedly brought into the UK from Turkey in a holiday family’s luggage could actually be British, an expert has claimed. Cocoons made of petals left behind by the insect at the home of a family in Bristol were too “untidy” to belong to the “foreign” Osmia avosetta […]

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Liverpool to return to Istanbul for UEFA Super Cup against Chelsea

European champions Liverpool will take on UEFA Europa League winners Chelsea on 14 August at Beşiktaş Park in Istanbul. The all-English rivalry kicks off the new season pretty much as it ended last season, when history was made with four English teams contesting the finals of the UEFA Champions and Europa Leagues. Liverpool emerged victorious […]

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Former head of Turkish Cypriot Women’s Aid Committee Suzan Hamit dies

Muazzez Suzan Hamit, one of the British Turkish Cypriot community’s key activists during the 1960s and early 1970s, has died in London aged 76. She had been battling with serious ill-health for a number of years and was rushed to Whipps Cross University Hospital late on Friday night, after being taken ill at home. Despite […]

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Ayhancan Güven celebrates his first Supercup win at Silverstone

A 21-year-old driver was the toast of Turkey after winning one of four rounds in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup at the Silverstone Circuit on Sunday, 14 July. Ayhancan Güven stepped on to the winner’s podium to the sounds of the Turkish national anthem after coming first in round four, marking the rookie’s first victory […]