Why spend Christmas in Kusadasi?

The Christmas period is not officially celebrated in Turkey but, particularly along the coastal areas, more and more Turkish people are embracing...

Turkey To Become a Force In Space

Turkey’s first earth observation satellite, which will be used for both military and intelligence purposes, the Göktürk- 2 was launched yesterday at 18:12...

Sting brings legendary hits to Istanbul’s stage

Sting will perform in Istanbul on Nov. 26 with tickets released for sale Sept. 3. Sting last came to Turkey in 2006 to...

UK tax axe falls on overseas property investors

Overseas property owners based in the UK are about to be targeted by a new HM Revenue & Customs "affluent unit", which has...

15,000 animals, mainly from pet shops, abandoned in 2012

Most animals taken to shelters in İstanbul are bought from pet shops and later abandoned. Around 15,000 stray animals, most of which were...

Turkish Airlines begins flights to Edinburgh

Turkish Airlines began offering flights between Istanbul  and the Scottish capital of Edinburgh yesterday. The flights will operate four days a week. The...

THY launches cheap flights to Middle East

Turkish Airlines (THY) launched a new campaign of all-inclusive discounted airfare for eight capital cities and centers in the Middle East, according to...

Housing sales in Turkey drop 19 pct in first quarter of 2012

Home sales in the first quarter were down 19 percent from the previous quarter, TÜİK data show. Eastern and Black Sea provinces have...

Foreign Citizens Advice Centre News – Residence Update

Today one of our volunteers here at the Advice Centre accompanied a British couple to Aydin to assist them with their residency application. After...

British firms want to bid for Turkey’s Olympic stadiums

A number of UK firms, which are encouraged by the success of the London 2012 games, say they have much to offer for...

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