Category: News – UK

News - UK
Stockport woman returns ancient Yortan jug to Turkey

A woman who bought a souvenir jug in Turkey more than 50 years ago has returned it after discovering it is a 4,500 year-old Bronze Age urn. Thelma Bishop bought the ceramic jug with her husband Malcolm while on holiday in Ephesus, Turkey, in the 1960s. The couple, from Gatley in Stockport, ran a gallery […]

News - UK
Photographer behind iconic shot of grieving Turkish Cypriot widow knighted in New Year Honours

Veteran photojournalist Don McCullin ihas been recognised for his services to photography in this year’s New Years Honours list. He receives a knighthood alongside gold-medal winning Olympian Mo Farrow, Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, musician Ray Davies of The Kinks, and entertainer Ken Dodd. Born in Finsbury Park, London, in 1935, Don McCullin began by taking […]

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 […]

News - Features
Disabled Soner Sabriler trapped in 1st floor flat, failed by Haringey’s housing crisis

A 61-year-old Turkish Cypriot man with severe mobility problems is a virtual prisoner in his own home due to a chronic shortage of social housing in his borough and the unwillingness of the council’s independent medical advisors to upgrade his priority status. Soner Sabriler lives in a small, 2-bedroom, first-floor flat off Green Lanes, Harringay, […]

Entrepreneurs
Another chance to learn about setting up a new business in Turkey

Why invest in Turkey? Here are ten good reasons: Robust economy Investor-friendly business climate Lucrative government incentives Large domestic market & easy access to regional markets Strategic geographical location Industrial powerhouse Competitive R&D ecosystem Favourable demographics Qualified labour force EU perspective & customs union Following the success of their November event, Turkey’s UK Commercial Attaché […]

Entrepreneurs
Seminar: Setting Up and Doing Business in Turkey
 

If you’re based in Britain and thinking of setting up a business in Turkey, here’s your chance to quiz the experts. The Yunus Emre Institute in London has teamed up with Türkiye İş Bank – Turkey’s largest high street bank – and award-wining accountants financial advisers Accounting Direct Plus for this evening seminar in central […]