Tag: Turkish Cypriot

Entrepreneurs
Touker Suleyman is back on air with Dragons’ Den this Sunday

  Turkish Cypriot fashion mogul Touker Suleyman (pictured far left above) returns for his third series of Dragons’ Den – the BBC’s popular business show where budding entrepreneurs pitch their ideas and a stake in their business for cash investments. He is joined by long-standing Dragons and fellow business gurus Peter Jones and Deborah Meaden. […]

Comedy
Şaban Kâzım brings his Mixed Meze show to the Edinburgh Fringe

  Join the extremely witty Şaban Kâzım, his hilarious sidekick Asli Akbay and special guests for a daily serving of ‘Mixed Meze’. Between the zeytin, hellim and çörek, this wacky, light-hearted stand-up comedy show will feature side-splitting tales of everyday life and the cultural quirks of Britain. Part of PBH’s ‘Free Fringe’ programme this free […]

Features
Love Island: Kem’s mum Figen Cetinay on her “sensitive boy”

  Reality TV shows are like marmite: you either love them or hate them. Those featuring semi-naked participants that jump into bed at every available opportunity generate even stronger opinions, with opponents claiming such programmes objectify contestants, while others label them as “sneak porn” due to their overtly sexual nature. So when Figen Cetinay found out […]

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Haringey upgrades housing priority for disabled Soner Sabriler
 

  After a lengthy battle to get re-housed, Soner Sabriler’s case has received a welcome boost. The 62-year-old Turkish Cypriot suffers from crippling back problems that has left him with severe mobility problems and a virtual prisoner in his own home. He currently lives in a small, 2-bedroom, first-floor flat off Green Lanes, Harringay, with […]

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Selin Kiazim’s muhallebi dessert at Wimbledon Championships banquet after winning Great British Menu

  Tonight, BBC 2 will televise Selin Kiazim as she serves her spectacular dessert at a dinner celebrating 140 years of the iconic Wimbledon Championships. Her Turkish-inspired dish Honouring Venus Rosewater Champions, described by former British tennis champion Annabel Croft as “one of the most beautiful puddings I have ever had”, beat seven other desserts […]

Dance
Big in Japan: Turkish Cypriot dancer Ozgen prepares to stage new show in Osaka

Originally from Güzelyurt, North Cyprus, and now based in London, Ozgen has experienced a phenomenal rise in his career as a professional dancer. With a global fan base, he regularly travels around the world to give performances and classes. Currently Ozgen is in Osaka to perform his new dance theatre production Tales of a Sleeping […]

Entrepreneurs
Cake and advice on growing your business from award-winning accountants in North London

Those running a successful business will know the important role a good accountant and financial adviser plays, helping to steer the business towards growth and avoid common pitfalls. Skills and experience are vital, as is personal chemistry. Enver Kannur, the managing director of multi-award winning firm Accounting Direct Plus (ADP), which has offices in Palmers […]

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Turkish Cypriot Rule of Law:  ‘legality in illegality’
 

  “Life can best be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards”  Too much time has been spent in technicalities, in committees, in deadlines that never seem to be reached, but keep being moved forward to another deadline, which only prolongs the agony. The players change, they grow old, they even die, but for […]

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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 […]