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Ex-footballer Gary Neville joins Touker Suleyman and the other Dragons in the Den for new series

Thursday saw Dragons’ Den back on our screens for its 21st season. The reality television show gives aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their business ideas to the show’s shrewd multimillionaires for investment. Filmed in Manchester, this new series sees provides a new backdrop for all five Dragons, who return from the last previous season. […]

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All change at Evkaf, as Professor Mustafa Tümer replaces long-serving head Professor Benter

Professor Ibrahim Benter’s term as the Director-General of Kıbrıs Vakıflar İdaresi has come to an end. The TRNC Council of Ministers called time on Benter’s decade in charge of the oldest Turkish Cypriot institute, naming Professor Mustafa Tümer (top right) as his replacement. The details were announced in the Official Gazette last week. Kıbrıs Vakıflar […]

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Turkish Cypriot musician Sal Ormandji realises his dream with stunning debut album Sazmania – Emotions

In every community there are hidden talents, not least in the British Turkish community. We recently discovered the immensely gifted multi-instrumentalist Salahi ‘Sal’ Ormandji. This Turkish Cypriot from Islington, North London, has been performing for over 35 years, and, at the tender age of 51-years-old, has just released his first ever solo album Sazmania – […]

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Labour’s stance on the Gaza ceasefire is not only a betrayal of their voters, but also of their own values

Seeing Conservative politicians vote against the ceasefire in Gaza in the UK Parliament was disappointing, but at the same time expected. However, so many abstentions from Labour Party MPs was totally heartbreaking, as it is because of their silence that this genocide against the Palestinian civilians of Gaza is being allowed to continue. Considering that […]

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Acclaimed pianist Gülsin Onay headlines London classical music concert celebrating the Republic of Türkiye’s centenary

London continues to celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of the Republic of Türkiye with a rich programme of culture. On Friday, 1 December, St James`s Church in Paddington will host Türkiye’s famed pianist Gülsin Onay. The internationally renowned, multi-award winning pianist has performed in 80 different countries alongside the world’s best orchestras and conductors during […]