Tag: British Turks

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Award-winning Turkish photojournalist Tolga Akmen manhandled & thrown out of Tory party conference

The Conservative Party has been criticised after its security staff forcefully ejected Tolga Akmen, a staff photojournalist at European Pressphoto Agency (EPA), from the Conservative party conference despite him having a press pass. The moment was captured on video, which was posted on social media, drawing widespread condemnation. The short clip shows Akmen being forcibly […]

Colour, culture and wellbeing: interview with Turkish Cypriot artist Ayten Nightingale ahead of her new solo exhibition

If you’re looking to discover and support Turkish creative talent outside of London, then head to theUrban Arts Studio in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, where works by painter and tapestry weaver Ayten Nightingale are currently on display as a group exhibition. From September, even more of Nightingale’s art works will be on show at the […]

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Love Island’s new ‘it’ couple Ekin-de are hitting it big with huge brand deals and their own reality show

While ITV2’s Love Island is a show about finding love with a prize of £50k (which isn’t much in today’s economy), most contestants join for the possible brand deals and a chance at becoming influencers on social media. It seems the Turkish delight and Italian stallion have struck gold with their on-screen persona: not only […]

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Turkish engineer Tufan Erginbilgiç named new CEO of Rolls Royce

Former BP executive Tufan Erginbilgiç has been appointed the new chief executive of Rolls-Royce, the company announced on Tuesday. Erginbilgiç will take up his new role on 1 January 2023, succeeding Warren East who, on 24 February 2022, announced his intention to step down at the end of this year. The news of Erginbilgiç’s appointment […]