Category: HP People

Books
Turks in London – the new book by Semra Eren-Nijhar
 

London’s Turkish community may be celebrating its centenary in Britain, but there are few books on its history, personalities and heritage. Sociologist and documentary-maker Semra Eren-Nijhar has been at the forefront of researching the community. Earlier this year her latest book titled Turks In London: The Unheard Voices was published in paperback. The 237-page book […]

HP News
Turkish gambler found dead after losing £25K on slot machines at London casino

A man whose family are originally from Kırkısrak village in Kayseri, Turkey, was found dead in his East London home a few hours after racking up huge debts at Aspers Casino at the Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford. Businessman Hüseyin Yaman, 37, visited the casino last Sunday, 11 November  where he played the highly addictive […]

Entrepreneurs
Hus Vedat on the recipe to success
 

Hus Vedat is a ‘Hackney boy done good’. Along with partners Levent Büyükuğur and Sanjay Nand of The Good Food Society, the 41-year-old Executive Head Chef runs two West End restaurants. In a short space of time Yosma and new venture Hovarda have helped push the boundaries of what we have come to expect of […]

HP People
The big ol’ snip, snip
 

There’s nothing worse than being forced to host a party when you’re not in the mood. Especially when it means watching people celebrate the fact that you have just had the snip! Two hundred people dancing, eating and having a good time while you sit there dressed as a camp, flamboyant little soldier, struggling to […]

Columnists
Wimbledon never stops surprising
 

This year marks the fifth year in a row I have been lucky enough to visit the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in SW19. And while you may think it gets old, Wimbledon is always full of surprises. 2018 has proved this yet again, with top women’s seeds tumbling and the return of the legend that is […]