History uncovered. Hitlers nephew, a UK born British subject.

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By Ismail Veli…….  Hitler a name associated with racism, dictatorship war mongering, but above all with genocide. He was responsible for the largest war in the history of mankind, and the only war… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Turkish Cuisine – Vegetable Stew (Türlü)

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Chef´s Choice – Turkish Cuisine Vegetable Stew (Türlü) Turkish cuisine is largely the continuation of Ottoman cuisine, which in turn borrowed many elements from Central Asian, Caucasian, Jewish, Middle Eastern, Greek and Balkan… Continue reading

Words of the Week 46/2016 – Vincent van Gogh

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Words of the Week 46/2016 Vincent van Gogh Vincent Willem van Gogh (30 March 1853 – 29 July 1890) was a Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures… Continue reading

Suffolk Regiment “Cyprus Old Boys” Reunion November 2016

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By Derek Chilvers (Suffolk Regiment Cyprus Veteran) …… Another day has dawned but today is special because it is Sunday 27th November which is the day that the Suffolk Regiment Cyprus Old Boys,… Continue reading

‘Cyprus Peace’ rally in the buffer zone

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By Stephen Roberts…… When a Turkish Cypriot acquaintance suggested I join him at a peace rally in the UN buffer zone in Nicosia on Monday 21st November I was initially sceptical. I said I… Continue reading

News from St Andrew’s Church, Kyrenia December 2016

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Nine Lessons and Carols at St. Andrew’s The traditional service of Nine Lessons  and Carols for Christmas in St. Andrew’s, Kyrenia, will take place on Wednesday 21st December The service will begin at… Continue reading

North Cyprus – New Working Hours of the Public Sector and Institutions

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New Working Hours of the Public Sector and Institutions New arrangements have been made regarding working hours of the public sector and institutions. As of Monday the 5th of December the new working… Continue reading

North Cyprus Cricket : The Grand TRNC Creditwest Finale at Çatalköy

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 Creditwest 2016 Autumn Cricket League Championship  The Final was held on Sunday 27th November 2016 at the Catalkoy ground.   After some ten weeks of hard-fought TRNC Creditwest Autumn League Matches, it all… Continue reading

Roxy, Pixie and Monkey update November 2016

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By Kim Betts, KAR Pet Travel… Many readers and supporters will recall back in October we shared the horrific tale of Roxy. Many people were so moved by her sad story that they… Continue reading

TRNC News 2.12.2016 – International Conference in Geneva on 12th January.

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International Conference to be held in Geneva on 12 January The two leaders have agreed to restart negotiations and to meet in an international conference on 12 January. President Mustafa Akıncı and Greek… Continue reading

What’s New on BRT2 Television 3/12/2016 – Özdemir Uzuner

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By Can Gazi……. Retired TRNC policeman and traffic inspector Özdemir Uzuner is my guest on A Cup Of Conversation this week. In this studio interview we chat about traffic in North Cyprus and… Continue reading

A new chapter in Cypriot Politics and where did it end?

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By Ismail Veli…….. The following article was written in the aftermath of President Akinci’s election. Hopes were high and optimism on both sides of the green line that a negotiated settlement to finally end… Continue reading

Alistair’s “Random Rambles” (35)

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By Kathy Martin… Written October 2014 This part of my ramble is about naked women! However, to the relief of my more puritanical readers, and (possibly) to the disappointment of those with raunchy… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – December 2016 – North Cyprus

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Chemist Rota – December 2016 By Trevor Hughes…… I have compiled the Chemist Rota for December 2016 for the Girne/Alsancak/Lapta areas and this can be viewed by clicking here Please note that as the chemist rota… Continue reading

Discovering North Cyprus 5/12/2016, Kyrenia Castle

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By Engin Dervişağa……. I am delighted together with my colleague Qossay Eleyan to bring you an interesting report on “Discovering North Cyprus” about the Kyrenia Castle which is at the east end of the old harbour in… Continue reading

TRNC News 1.12.2016 – Akinci “The negotiations came to a dead end because…..”

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Akıncı: “The negotiations came to a dead end because of the Greek Cypriot side’s efforts to finalize the territory chapter before other issues were solved” President Mustafa Akıncı received the UK’s Foreign Secretary… Continue reading

Vox Pop on BRT Television 04/12/2016 – Olesya Larina

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By Engin Dervişağa……. This week for my  Vox Pop programme I went along with my camera crew to Lefkoşa  where I met our guest, Olesya Larina who is from Russia and presents a Russian TV… Continue reading

North Cyprus Trevor’s Tips for December 2016

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By Trevor Hughes…… Using UK Driving Licences in the TRNC A one of our readers was stopped by the police for a roadside check, the other day. The officer asked for the driver’s… Continue reading