Tag: North Cyprus

Holidays
Cyprus Paradise takes top prize at British Travel Awards

North Cyprus’ leading tour operator was named the ‘Overall Winner’ in the Best Holiday Company to East and Southeast Europe category at the 2017 British Travel Awards on Wednesday night. Cyprus Paradise picked up its trophy at a glittering awards ceremony in London attended by nearly one thousand travel professionals. It was Cyprus Paradise’s fifth […]

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North Cyprus qualifies for 2018 CONIFA World Cup finals in London

  On Sunday, the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) announced details about its next major tournament: the 2018 CONIFA World Cup. The Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) is among the 16 nations to have qualified for the finals, which will be played in the British capital next year. The 2018 World Football Cup […]

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North Cyprus lose to Padania in CONIFA Euro Cup final
 

  There was plenty of drama in the final game of the CONIFA European tournament at the Atatürk Stadium in Lefkoşa, North Cyprus. The hosts lost 5-3 to the reigning champions Padania following a penalty shootout on Saturday evening. Padania, representing a region of northern Italy, took the lead in the 25th minute. North Cyprus […]

Holidays
Escape the winter blues
 

North Cyprus If you’re looking to kick off the New Year with a zing, producing enough endorphins to get you through winter, then we have three special destinations for you. Any January holiday search has to begin with North Cyprus. Post-Brexit, your £1 still goes further there at any number of 5-star or smaller hotels. […]

Music
George Michael dies aged 53
 

One of Britain’s finest singers has passed away of suspected heart failure. George Michael’s death was announced on Christmas Day in a statement by his publicist: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period…The family would ask that […]

Film
UK premiere of Talat Gökdemir’s Haftasonu / Weekend
 

Turkish Cypriot filmmaker Talat Gökdemir brings a visual flavour of North Cyprus to London next week. Supported by the TRNC London Representative Office, the young director will debut his new short drama Haftasonu/Weekend at the Yunus Emre Cultural Institute on Thursday. Written and directed by Gökdemir, the film was shot over the course of eight […]

News - UK
Barnet councillor Dan Thomas calls for TRNC travel ads ban

A Deputy Council Leader in North London criticised Transport for London for allowing adverts for holidays in the TRNC, which he called “insensitive”. Barnet councillor Dan Thomas, who is also standing as Conservative candidate for the Greater London Authority later this year, has called on TfL to remove the adverts. He says the ads on […]

Columnists
North Cyprus: a perfect LGBT holiday destination?

Cyprus is known in Greek mythology as the island of love and it is fair to say that Aphrodite had no qualms about individual sexual persuasion. She may have had a personal preference for men but the Olympic Gods, according to this link would have affairs with both men and women. Fast forward to 2014 […]