Turkey

Sousse, Cameron's 'Back the Police' and Embittered UK Law Enforcement

Chris Hobbs | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Politics
Chris Hobbs

Doubtless when the worst happens, be it in weeks, months or years, we'll again have to suffer crocodile tears and bold statements from a government that will nevertheless be held responsible by the front line law enforcement community for its failures, as set out above.

Europe's Greatest Challenge? Understanding Its Mandate

Ben Gwalchmai | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Politics
Ben Gwalchmai

Understanding its mandate & not kowtowing to financiers or extremists. For the political leaders of the European Union, it's easy to lose perspective...

Mystery Over Two Children From Bradford Family Missing From Turkey Flight

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK

Two children from the family of 12 who are believed to have travelled to Syria to join extremists are not recorded as having boarded the flight to the...

Fears For Bradford Family Of 12 Missing After Flying To Turkey

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK

West Yorkshire Police are "extremely concerned" for the safety of 12 members of a Bradford family who are missing after travelling to Turkey following...

The Perfect 24 Hours in Istanbul, Turkey

Chloe Gunning | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

Eating fish sandwiches on Galata Bridge and haggling in the Grand Bazaar... most guide books will describe these as unmissable experiences. But there's plenty more to Istanbul. Here is my guide to the perfect 24 hours in an incredible city!

The Colourful Revolution of The Rainbow Steps, Istanbul, Turkey

Chloe Gunning | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

£500 and a few tins of paint could be all it takes to transform your neighbourhood into a tourist attraction! Well, that's if you follow the beautifu...

This Is What Britain First Supporters Think Of Migrants Fleeing Islamic State

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK

The most popular nationalist Facebook page in the UK has voiced its anger in response to a Daily Mail article highlighting the plight of migrants flee...

This Daily Mail Article On Refugees Is Too Much Even For Its Own Readers

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK

A Daily Mail article on the plight of asylum seekers fleeing to the Greek island of Kos and causing discomfort to disgruntled British holiday-makers h...

Why Cappadocia Should Be on Your Holiday Radar

Chloe Gunning | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Chloe Gunning

A trip to Cappadocia offers the perfect break from the vibrant, frenetic city of Istanbul. So next time you're thinking about booking a holiday to Turkey, skip the resorts, and go on a Cappdocian adventure!

Turkish Retreats: Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum

The Spa Spy | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Already being described by deliriously happy customers as one of the best resorts in the world - despite only opening last summer - the second you arrive at the Mandarin Oriental Bodrum you know you're in nirvana.

Turkish Retreats: LifeCo Antalya

The Spa Spy | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

Turkey seems to have its finger on the healthy pulse. LifeCo is just one of many emerging health spa's in the country and, it seems, one of the most popular. The latest offering, Antalya branch, located in Akra Barut, overlooks views of the Mediterranean or the Taurus Mountains and is quite new to the LifeCo family.

Why Villa Penelope in Turkey Is My New Happy Place

Jody Thompson | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Thompson

I'm trying to practice a meditation/hypnotherapy technique I learned a few years back to stop myself panicking and hopefully avoid another dose of ketamine on top of the morphine and tramadol I've already been pumped with. It involves visualising yourself in your 'happy place'.

Stop Denying the Armenian/Assyrian/Greek Genocide!

Dr Johan Franzén | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK
Dr Johan Franzén

A hundred years ago today, 24 April 1915, the arrest of some 250 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Constantinople (Istanbul) marked the beginning of the Armenian genocide.

The Centennial of the Armenian Genocide

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 21.06.2015 | UK
Dr Harry Hagopian

No matter where one stands on the centenary anniversary of the Armenian genocide, or on what fence one opts to sit instead, it is undeniable that there has been a huge groundswell of support in favour of recognition.

Pope's 'Genocide' Remarks Have Made Turkey Deeply Unhappy

AP | Posted 12.04.2015 | UK

Turkey says it is "greatly disappointed" with the Vatican and had lost trust in relations, after Pope Francis called the slaughter of Armenians by Ott...

Briton Arrested Over 'Close Ties' With Turkish Militants

PA | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK

A British man has been arrested in Turkey on suspicion of having "close ties" with a far-left militant group that left a prosecutor dead, reports say....

Son Of Labour Councillor Detained Trying To Cross Into Syria

PA | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK

One of the nine Britons detained in Turkey for allegedly trying to cross the border into Syria is the son of a Labour councillor, his father has confi...

Yet More Brits Arrested Trying To Cross Into Syria

PA | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK

Nine British nationals have been detained in Turkey after allegedly attempting to cross illegally into Syria. In a statement, the Turkish military ...

Turkish Prosecutor Held Hostage In Court Declared Dead

AP | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK

Two members of a banned leftist group and a prosecutor they held hostage inside a courthouse in Istanbul died Tuesday after a shootout between the hos...

Extraordinary Photo Shows Prosecutor Being Held Hostage

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jack Sommers | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK

Members of a banned leftist group have taken a prosecutor hostage in his office inside a court house in Istanbul. The Dogan news agency is reportin...

Turkish Police Swoop On British Teen Trio Headed For Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK

Three British teenagers who are believed to have been travelling to Syria were detained by officials in Turkey, police said. The trio, a man of 19 ...

The Video Which Shows Three British Schoolgirls Taking Minivan To Join ISIS

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK

A video has emerged that appears to show a man helping three British schoolgirls on their way to Syria from Turkey. The footage is believed to show...

Simit Recipe

Rebecca Williams | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Williams

I'd tried a Simit or two before, they taste a lot like a bagel in that they have a dense crumb and I find them very filling but these have a distinct sweetness that you won't find in a plain bagel. A recent trip to Istanbul had me thinking about making them back home.

These Are The World's Worst Offenders For Twitter Censorship

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Tech

Turkey's government accounted for more than half of all requests to block Twitter content in the second half of last year, official figures show. F...

A Direct Appeal To Syria-Bound Girls: 'Don't Cross The Border'

PA | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK

The family of one of the schoolgirls believed to have fled to Syria to join Islamic State have said they are "extremely worried" as they urged her to ...