Author: T-VINE

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 […]

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Turkey “raises the bar” after hosting successful Deaflympics in Samsun

Last Sunday marked the close of the 23rd Deaflympic Games, held in Samsun on Turkey’s Black Sea coast. A total of 3,148 deaf athletes from 97 nations took part in 219 competitions from 21 different branches of sport during the 12-day event. Russia topped the medals table after a massive haul of 199 medals, including […]

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Warnings issued about Isaac-Solomou Cyprus border protests this weekend

This weekend, Greek Cypriots are planning multiple demonstrations to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the deaths of Tassos Isaac and Solomos Solomou. Protestors on motorbikes are aiming to cause disruption at the border, prompting local Cypriot authorities and some foreign embassies to warn their citizens and staff to avoid these areas. Earlier today, some 60 […]

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Tinie Tempah set to rock Cage Club in Girne
 

Tonight, British superstar rapper Tinie Tempah will be performing at one of Cyprus’ biggest and most glamorous clubs: Cage Wonderland at Cratos Premium Hotel in Girne. It will be the multi-million selling artist’s first trip to North Cyprus and it promises to be a huge night. Tinie Tempah exploded on to the music scene with […]

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British ambassador’s tweet on road tarmacking in Ankara goes viral

Richard Moore, the UK’s ambassador to Ankara, is a prolific user of Twitter, regularly commenting in English and Turkish about diplomatic developments, as well as posting his observations on lighter cultural issues. One such tweet noting the likely difference between workers laying tarmac on roads in Turkey and Britain went viral. Posting a picture of […]

Holidays
Turkey in top 3 destinations for British tourists in 2017

  After a troubling twelve months that saw tourism to Turkey plummet by up to 40% due to terrorism and the failed coup, the country is again becoming the destination of choice for British visitors. The UK’s leading tour operator Thomas Cook reported strong growth in demand for Turkish holidays for the 2017 season because […]

Film
Mem Ferda stars in new crime drama London Heist
 

  British Turkish film star Mem Ferda is back on the silver screen in a lead role as an East-End gangster in the gripping action thriller London Heist. Driven by “honour and respect”, this pacey, violent drama charts a criminal on the warpath after his father is brutally murdered. Ferda (Pusher, The Devil’s Double) captivates […]