Home » TURKEY NEWS » National News (page 3)

National News

Electric cut causes chaos across Turkey

property in Turkey power cut

Massive power outages across almost all of Turkey caused chaos yesterday, as all those visiting their property in Turkey for Easter are no doubt aware. Those of us living in Turkey, especially in some of the more remote coastal areas and villages, will be used to power cuts. In fact, ... Read More »

Good news may be in store for foreigners looking to work in Turkey.

work in Turkey

Good news may be on the horizon for some professional residents and people with a property in Turkey and the desire to work in the country. It may get easier for foreigners to secure work in Turkey should the government pass a proposed new bill. Last month a new draft ... Read More »

Important! 2015 New Turkish Residency Laws Explained

If you have Turkish residency, or intend on buying a property in Turkey, Oceanwide Properties suggest you read this article. There has been a lot of ex-pat social talk recently regarding changes to the Turkish residency laws. As those that live here will know, there always seems grey areas for ... Read More »

Snack Giant Yildiz Holdings Buys UK’s Home of McVities – United Biscuits

Tasty Turkish news was announced recently as Yildiz Holdings, best known for their popular Ulker brand, announce they have brought UK biscuit and snack giant United Biscuits in a deal worth an estimated £2 billion. Yildiz Holdings is the largest food and beverage company in Turkey. They employ over 41,000 ... Read More »

Istanbul’s Innovative Solution for Strays

In Turkey you’ll notice that, from Istanbul to Izmir, there are lots of stray dogs around. The situation has improved in recent years and the country as a whole is much better at rehoming hounds. You may encounter the odd stray around your Turkey property, but rest-assured much is being ... Read More »

Turkish Exchange Rate Favourable for UK and EU

Turkey investment - property for sale Turkey

UK citizens who have been considering the idea of buying a property in Turkey should accelerate their plans and start looking now – thanks to an extremely favourable exchange rate. Read More »

Holiday Homes: Turkey Tourist Numbers Up

UK citizens and other foreign nationals who are wondering whether or not it would be profitable to invest in a Turkey property next year with the intention of renting it out as a holiday apartment, need concern themselves no longer. Read More »

Turkey and EU Sign Historic Pact

Turkey is today one step closer to becoming a member of the EU after prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan signed a deal with EU Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom, Oceanwide Properties Turkey learned today. Read More »

Turkey Set to Sign EU Deal

Turkey travel visa

Turkey seems set to continue with its EU agenda after prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced several days ago that they were in line for signing a deal with Brussels. Read More »

Official Holidays in Turkey

When planning a short holiday visit, a longer stay of a few months or if you’re fortunate enough to be in the position of considering buying a property in Turkey, then you’ll need to know when the country’s official holidays are to help you plan your trip better. Read More »

property in turkey