Tag: Turkey

News - UK
Dr Eylem Atakav’s documentary on child brides gets global media coverage

A ground-breaking film by a British Turkish academic about the hidden abuses women made to marry young face has received international media attention. News about Dr Eylem Atakav’s Growing Up Married has appeared in the Daily Mail and The F-Word (both UK), New York Times (USA), Gulf Times (Qatar), Hurriyet Daily News (Turkey), and many […]

News - TRNC
Turkey to supply electricity to North Cyprus from 2017

The Turkish and Turkish Cypriot Energy Ministers have signed an historic deal that will see Turkey provide electricity to North Cyprus by underwater cable. The agreement, made by Sunat Atun of the TRNC and Berat Albayrak for Turkey, was formalised in Istanbul on Tuesday, 11 Oct, during the World Energy Congress being hosted in the […]

Culture
Let your dreams come true in The Wish Machine, Turkey’s installation for the 1st London Design Biennale at Somerset House

Turkey is among the 37 countries participating at London’s inaugural Design Biennale at Somerset House, which ends this Tuesday. Their installation The Wish Machine falls under this year’s Utopia by Design theme, which explores a better imagined world. The exhibition is part of UTOPIA 2016 – a year-long commemoration of the 500th anniversary of British author […]

Holidays
Black Sea Pearls
 

For that genuine “get away from it all”  feeling, more and more tourists are finding Turkey’s lush and mountainous Black Sea Coast a welcome change from its busier and more developed southern coastline. Between the white-capped waves of the Black Sea and the steep slopes of the Küre, Kaçkar and Pontic Mountains, discover the picturesque […]

News - UK
Watch England versus Turkey on ITV
 

  Turkey and England start the warm-up to their Euro 2016 campaigns with a friendly match at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium on Sunday 22 May. The game kicks off at 5.15pm UK time with coverage starting at 4.30pm on ITV. Both Roy Hodgson and Fatih Terim will be using the friendly international to experiment with […]

News - Global
Turkish President on TIME’s 2016 list of 100 Most Influential People

  Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been named as one of the world’s most influential people, according to TIME magazine. The annual list of movers and shakers, viewed through an American lens, includes political, business and religious leaders, alongside artists, athletes, activists and scientists. Each year for the past 13 years, TIME magazine has […]