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HP News
General Election 2024: Meet Ertan Karpazli, Enfield North’s independent parliamentary candidate

With less than a month to go until the UK General Election, something unusual is underway in Enfield North, where two candidates with Turkish connections are contesting the parliamentary seat. The London constituency’s main contender is Türkiye-born Feryal Demirci Clark who is currently running for her second term. Ms Clark is standing again for the […]

Books
Özlem Warren on her Antakya roots, changing perceptions about Turkish cuisine and new vegetarian cookbook Sebze

From television cooks Nigella Lawson and Sabrina Ghayour-Lynn to food writer Diana Henry and the Stylist Magazine, Turkish culinary expert Özlem Warren has got everyone raving about her brand new cookbook Sebze, which is now available worldwide. ‘Sebze’ translates as vegetables in Turkish and this gorgeous new hardback features a treasure trove of vegetarian recipes, […]

HP News
Turkish women’s group honour mothers and women at special North London event

Dozens of British Turkish and Turkish Cypriot women attended a special lunch at the Grand Palace Heather Suite in Wood Green on Friday, organised by the Turkish Women’s Philanthropic Association (TWPA) to celebrate International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day. Among the notable guests for the double celebration was Ambassador Çimen Keskin, the London Representative for […]

HP Culture
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. […]

HP Features
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 […]