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Feryal Clark appointed junior minister at the Dept. for Science, Innovation and Technology

Prime Minister Keir Starmer continues to announce government positions following last week’s General Election, where Labour won a landslide majority. One of the latest appointments is Enfield North MP Feryal Clark, who becomes Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology. The announcement was made late on Tuesday, 9 July, […]

As a resident, I’m fed up with Barnet Council normalising anti-Turkish bias and hate. It’s time to speak out!

I’m a Londoner of mixed Turkish and Turkish Cypriot descent, who has lived in the London Borough of Barnet for twenty years. Like many other British Turks inside and outside of this north London borough, I have seen my local authority’s relentless anti-Turkish and anti-Turkish Cypriot bias over many years. It’s gotten to the point […]

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Turkish Airlines wins 7 awards at Skytrax World Airline Awards 2024

Turkish Airlines has picked up seven awards at this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards. They include Europe’s Best Airline and the World’s Best Business Class Catering. Known as the ‘aviation Oscars’, Skytrax held its annual awards event at the luxury Fairmont Windsor Park, near London and Heathrow Airport, on Monday night. In total some 80 […]

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Middlesex University offers “Turkish Cypriot engagement” after exclusion from Cyprus panel discussion

Complaints by human rights group Embargoed! to Middlesex University about its Law Department’s exclusion of Turkish Cypriot experts from a Cyprus human rights lecture back in March has led to an offer from the London-based university for “further engagement” and “recommendations for Turkish Cypriot speakers at future events”. Correspondence between Embargoed!, which campaigns on the […]

Legendary rock pop band Ayna to headline this year’s Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival

The countdown has begun to the UK’s biggest Turkish Cypriot festival, which again returns to the aptly named Donkey Lane (Karpaz’s wild donkeys are the national animal of North Cyprus) playing fields in Enfield, North London, for some family-friendly fun on Sunday, 30 June 2023. This now firmly established annual celebration of Turkish Cypriot culture […]