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Children of the World
 

Another year has passed. We have arrived at 2017. A new dawn, or same old, same old? We always complain that the year has passed too fast. Really, we are expressing fear of our approaching old age. Ask the children of the world if the year has passed too fast. Those children who are dodging […]

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Letters, ‘The Turkish community are deeply shocked by the assassination of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey, Mr Andrei Karlov’

Dear T-VINE, An open letter to His Excellency the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the United Kingdom, Dr Alexander Vladimirovich Yakovenko. The Turkish community in Britain are deeply shocked and saddened by the news of the assassination of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Turkey, His Excellency Mr Andrei Karlov, in Ankara. We […]

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A triumph for Trump – but the world holds its breath
 

2016 is certainly going to be remembered for many things. In years to come when you get a quiz question “in what year….?” there will be a good chance the answer will be 2016. The year of the underdog continues to back the most unlikely scenarios. No-one gave Leicester City a chance of winning the […]

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I need a holiday… after my holiday

Every year we come back from our summer holiday in the Motherland complaining about how we need another holiday to recover. It all starts with expensive plane tickets. We complain how much we paid for them, yet still fork out hundreds of pounds for a budget flight – mishhhhh. 80% of the holiday is spent in the village […]

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Ask Yonca abla: Cheat or tell the truth?

Dear Yonca abla,  I married young – 19 years old – to a lovely man that I and my parents adored. We’ve been together 18 years and have three gorgeous children who are now aged 16, 14 and 10. My husband has always done right by me and our family, yet over the past few […]

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Jo Cox
 

In the blink of an eye she was taken away from us. Years of compassion, dedication, courage gone. Two little children denied of a wonderful mum, her husband of a cheerful, compassionate partner. Why is it that the impact of the death of certain people is so much more profound? I did not know Jo […]