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What Twitter thinks about the fasting ban

By Alexandra Gagan / June 14, 2015

Earlier this week, Barclay Primary School in Leyton, east London, were criticised after sending out letters to Muslim pupils’ parents stating a ban on fasting during Ramadan. The letter stated its position and justification on the ban, saying that the period between the opening and closing of fasting was in excess of 18 hours and that this was […]


North Cyprus currency: No euro worries with the Turkish Lira

By Team LNC / January 1, 2015

Many people do not realise that the currency in North Cyprus is the Turkish Lira. (TL)  The economic problems with the Euro are limited only to the southern part of the island.  North Cyprus is self governing, and has a separate financial system which does not use the Euro. In North Cyprus the banking system is […]


Top 10 Tips to buying property in North Cyprus

By Alexandra Gagan / December 27, 2014

  Buying property abroad can be a mine field no matter where and North Cyprus is no different therefore below are considered the top 10 tips when considering buying property in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC). Research the market, re-sale or off-plan and source information from other purchasers for local knowledge to support […]


Housing market is booming, according to the Turkish Cypriot Real Estate Agents’ Union

By Alexandra Gagan / December 27, 2014

Its reported that over 17,000 foreigners have made purchases in North Cyprus over the last three years. Amongst many Scandinavians, Germans and Russians all keen to make their investment. The Turkish Cypriot Real Estate Agents’ Union stated that 2014 was the “brightest” for the property sector during the past seven years. Russians investors started investing […]


Online business usage increased by nearly fifty percent in Cyprus

By Alexandra Gagan / November 24, 2014

The Statistical Service of Cyprus announced that 11.9% of Cypriot businesses took orders online in 2014, an increase in comparison with 2013, which was at 8.4%. In addition, according to the results of the annual survey of ‘Information and Communication Technologies Usage and E-Commerce in Enterprise 2014′ the percentage of businesses that placed orders online rose […]


Why buy property in North Cyprus?

By Alexandra Gagan / November 1, 2014

Thinking of getting onto the property ladder, or are you simply looking for the perfect getaway spot for the family? Or maybe you are looking for that retirement destination? Look no further, THIS is why you should buy property in North Cyprus. North Cyprus offers an alternative to other parts of Europe and is increasingly […]