Tag: British Turks

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Four Turks from the world of fashion, politics, transport and scouts in the UK’s 2020 Honours List

Four Turks were among the 1,495 people named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020, announced on Friday night. Fashion designer Erdem Moralıoğlu and Jeremy Corbyn’s former diary manager Ayşe Funda Veli are both awarded an MBE, while First Bus supervisor Mustafa Kemal Köksal and scout leader Celal İzcibayar each received a BEM. The four […]

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Call for bilingual British Turks to take survey on learning a second language

A young British Turkish Cypriot psychology student has appealed to the community for help, so she can complete important research into how the mind learns a second language. Londoner Neriman Altiparmak is currently on a Masters’ programme in Applied Psychology at Middlesex University. Part of her study involves exploring word and picture association for Turkish-English […]

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Nev G DeMarni: the glamorous London weather girl for all seasons

Without a doubt, 2020 has been a strange year. An unknown virus, millions dead or infected, international travel bans, and government-imposed lockdowns for our protection, which have separated us from our loved ones and put a stop to many of our favourite pastimes in a bid to minimise human contact. One happy constant throughout this […]

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Rhian Brewster wonder strike helps power Swansea to Championship play-offs

The final game of the 2019-20 season had left Premier League promotion hopefuls Swansea with an uphill struggle to get into the play-offs. In seventh place, three points behind Cardiff and Nottingham Forest, Steve Cooper’s side needed a lots of results to go their way, and to score a bucketful of goals in their own […]

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One of Manchester’s first Turks, Beyhayettin ‘Uncle Jimmy’ Mentesh dies aged 86

Manchester’s Turkish Cypriot community was plunged into mourning after learning that one of their oldest members, Beyhayettin Ali Mentesh has died. Affectionately known as ‘Uncle Jimmy’, Mr Mentesh passed away peacefully in his sleep at Lefkoşa Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu State Hospital in North Cyprus on Wednesday, 24 June. He was admitted to hospital last weekend with […]