Tag: British Turks

Journalist Sami Kent’s “spellbinding” new book on Turkiye, The Endless Country, to be launched at the Stoke Newington Bookshop

It seems apt that writer and radio broadcaster Sami Kent will be launching his debut book about Turkiye in the heart of the Turkish community in North London later this month. Part memoir, part history and politics, The Endless Country allows Kent to revisit the land of his father, technology entrepreneur Osman Kent, who left […]

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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 […]

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Rolls-Royce CEO Tufan Erginbilgiç’s strategy sees “record performance” as company profits double

Rolls-Royce’s Turkish Chief Executive Tufan Erginbilgiç has lived up to his nickname ‘Turbo Tufan’ by spearheading the company to more than double its annual operating profit to £1.6bn. The figures for 2023 are up from £652 million a year earlier, far exceeding the company’s own forecasts of between £1.2 billion and £1.4 billion. Its return […]

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UK Government set to close ‘failing’ Tottenham Park Cemetery

The UK’s largest burial ground for British Turks, Tottenham Park Cemetery, is set to close after owners were found to have “repeatedly failed to make necessary improvements to ensure the safety of burials.” The decision to close the privately-owned North London cemetery was announced today by the Ministry of Justice after the site failed two […]