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Accountants, bankers, lawyers tough new sanctions from the start of 2017

Accountants, bankers, lawyers and other advisers who enable offshore tax evasion face tough new sanctions from the start of 2017, including being publicly ‘named and shamed’ ... Full story

Local school gets praised by Government

Local MP urged the Education Secretary to increase educational opportunities for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds. ... Full story

THE RISE OF XENOPHOBIA and ISLAMOPHOBIA IN EUROPE

British Institute of Turkish Affairs and SETA European Studies Directorate are pleased to announce a special panel discussion on the topic of “THE RISE OF XENOPHOBIA and ISLAMOPHOBIA IN EUROPE” at SOAS University of London. ... Full story

A public meeting with Govia Thameslink Railway organised by local MP David Burrowes

A public meeting with Govia Thameslink Railway organised by local MP David Burrowes was left with standing room only after an unprecedented turnout by Grange Park residents. ... Full story

Caledonian Park and Clock Tower at heart of the Islington community

The Heritage Lottery Fund has confirmed that it will put almost £2million towards Islington Council's vision to revitalise Caledonian Park and secure the future of its clock tower. ... Full story

Burrowes Secures Historic Law for New Southgate Cemetery

On Tuesday David Burrowes MP led The New Southgate Cemetery Bill through its Second Reading in the House of Commons. ... Full story

Underage marriage bill in Turkey sent to committee

The ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party will refer a contentious bill dealing with underage marriage to a parliament subcommittee. ... Full story

Croydon tram derailment TfL’s response to RAIB interim report

Statement by Mike Brown MVO, London’s Transport Commissioner, Our thoughts are with everyone affected by what happened last Wednesday, and we are working with the local community to ensure that they continue to receive all the support they need at this incredibly difficult time. ... Full story

Cavusoglu says Germany should see Turkey as equal partner

Ankara’s expectation of both Germany and other EU countries is that despite differences, they see Turkey as an equal partner, Turkey’s foreign minister said. ... Full story

Turkish referendum on EU membership after 2016

Turkey’s EU membership issue may be referred to the people after 2016, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. ... Full story

Turkey marks 78th anniversary of Ataturk's demise

Thousands of people Thursday flocked to the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara to commemorate the founding father of the Republic of Turkey, who passed away 78 years ago. ... Full story

Turkish PM congratulates Trump

Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Wednesday congratulated Donald Trump on winning the U.S. presidency. ... Full story

Boundary Changes will ‘Rip out the Heart of Enfield Southgate’

David Burrowes MP has warned the Boundary Commission threatens to ‘rip the heart out of Enfield Southgate’. ... Full story

CHOKEHOLD ON FREE EXPRESSION TIGHTENS IN TURKEY

Court decision to close journalists’ trial to public undermines right to fair trial ... Full story

Gulen's extradition accelerated

The extradition of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO) leader, Fetullah Gulen has been accelerated ... Full story

After Brexit vote UK economy grows 0.5% in three months

The UK's service sector helped the economy to grow faster than expected in the three months after the Brexit vote, official figures have indicated. The economy expanded by 0.5% in the July-to-September period, according to the Office for National Statistics. ... Full story

Enfield Council ‘breaking its promise to vulnerable refugees’ says Burrowes

David Burrowes, MP for Enfield Southgate, said: “Considering the Government has now made it ‘crystal clear’ that the UK must prioritise the safety and security of children who are eligible for resettlement to the UK, I disappointed that Enfield Council are not following other London Councils in providing places for child refugees following relocation schemes. ... Full story

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