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Conservative councillor suspended after offensive Facebook posts calling Turks “barbarians”

  A newly elected councillor for the North London Borough of Enfield has been suspended by his local Conservative Party pending an investigation following hateful posts about Turks on Facebook. On 20 July, Stephanos Ioannou, a councillor for Southgate, shared the controversial 1974 front page of The Sun, which labelled Turks ‘barbarians’. Cllr Ioannou’s posts, made […]

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Turkish entrepreneurs to launch legal challenge against the UK Home Office

  Turkish entrepreneurs who set up businesses in the UK under rights provided to them through the European Communities Association Agreement (ECAA, commonly known as the Ankara Agreement) are preparing to launch a legal challenge against the UK’s Home Office. Until 16 March 2018, Turkish nationals who set up businesses in the UK under the […]

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Young Enfield councillor Tolga Aramaz critically injured in Ibiza

A young British Turkish councillor was seriously injured after plummeting from a second-floor apartment block in Ibiza. Tolga Aramaz, 23, the representative for Edmonton Green, was admitted into hospital in the early hours of Friday morning. He remains in intensive care, although friends and family present at his bedside say his condition is stable. The […]

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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. […]