1. M

    Help Some Advice appreciated, ban and re-entry visa

    Bit of a back story, I sold up last year, and went on an adventure, first Poland, which i really enjoyed, then onto Turkey, I arrived in March, and stayed all though curfews and lockdowns, literately to the Day when the Turkish government gave a covid extension to July 11th, this extension was a...
  2. IbrahimAbi

    Danish gvt meat ban

    Twould have been interesting to see if people would have accepted the vegetarian food willingly if they were substantially cheaper than meat-based meals.
  3. Tenpin

    Nicola Sturgeon forced to make U-turn over ‘ludicrous’ decision to ban men from seat Extract: NICOLA Sturgeon's party has been forced to make a U-turn on a "ludicrous" decision to bar a sitting male SNP politician from seeking re-election and having an...
  4. Camden

    Ban on Flogging

    Saudi Arabia to Ban Public Flogging .... great so they just do it in private as torture ... and still will be doing the beheadinga an amputations Saudi Arabia to Ban Flogging as Form of Criminal Punishment Saudi Arabia will no longer hold public floggings as punishment for some crimes...
  5. bickern

    First Chinese city to ban consumption of cats and dogs

    Shenzhen becomes first Chinese city to ban consumption of cats and dogs. Shenzhen, in southeastern China, has become the first city in the country to ban the consumption of cats and dogs, the government announced Thursday. Under new rules which will come into effect May 1, the government said...
  6. K

    Dvla ban

    The DVLA has a major headache every year to ensure that no offensive numbers slip out. Here's a list of the ones they have banned from the new '20' issue. Take five with a coffee to have a laugh. Some are unbelievable...
  7. Tenpin

    Turkey's top court says Wikipedia ban is violation of rights

    Turkey's top court says Wikipedia ban is violation of rights - Turkey News Turkey’s Constitutional Court ruled against the ban on access to Wikipedia, saying that it violates rights and freedoms. The decision was taken on Dec. 26 by the General Assembly of the Constitutional Court for...
  8. bickern

    Humbug to the miserly sect who tried to ban Christmas...

    Humbug to the miserly sect who tried to ban Christmas... We have much to thank Charles Dickens for — not least the fact that, for old and young, Christmas remains the high point of our year. A Christmas Carol, published 176 years ago this month, gave the festive holiday we know today its...
  9. Camden

    Russian Doping Ban

    Russia banned from 2020 Tokyo Olympics and 2022 World Cup over doping scandal The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from major international sporting competitions -- notably the Olympics and the World Cup -- for four years over doping non-compliance. WADA's...
  10. Tenpin

    Fire chiefs BAN brigade's Fireman Sam mascot Fire chiefs BAN brigade's Fireman Sam mascot over concerns the character may not being 'inclusive enough' and discourage women and ethnic minorities from joining up.
  11. bickern

    School's skirt ban - Beyond a joke

    The UK is going mad, it really is! ----------------------------------------------------------------------- School's skirt ban: Petition over 'trousers only' rule Students at a Bradford secondary school that has banned pupils from wearing skirts to be gender neutral have started a petition...
  12. bickern

    France's niqab ban 'violates' human rights

    France'a ban on the niqab has been ruled a violation of human rights, The U.N. Human Rights Committee said on Tuesday. In a landmark ruling the UN moved to support wearers of the full-body Islamic veil and ordered France to repay two French women convicted for wearing niqabs in 2012. The...
  13. M

    Question Enter turkey after a ban?

    Hello im new to this forum but got a urgent question and looking for other peoples experiences, ive lived in turkey for over 6 years 5 with resident and 1 without i overstayed cause i couldnt find the amount of money for the bank account, now i speak turkish fluently , all my friends are there ...
  14. IbrahimAbi

    Ban on campaigning in Austria

    I get the feeling that there is another International war or words about to start. Not sure what the Turkish is for Dejavu:- Austria’s right-wing coalition government, which is strongly opposed to Turkey joining the European Union, will bar Turkish politicians from campaigning on its territory...
  15. K

    Laptop flight ban update

    Here's a heads up. . . Government lifts laptop cabin ban on most UK flights from Turkey and Tunisia | City A.M.
  16. Camden

    LGBT Ban

    I was sorry to read today of the backward step by the newly appointed governor of Ankara. I had heard, from Turkish friends and read some things before about the controversial and somewhat crazy predecessor of the new man, that some Turks called "Mad Melih", and that he had been asked to stand...
  17. D

    Burka Ban - Denmark

    DENMARK is set to become the latest European country to outlaw burkas in public places. The proposed law would see the Scandinavian country join Austria, France, Belgium, Bulgaria and the German state of Bavaria which all have laws banning full-face Islamic veils. Austria last week...
  18. teosgirl

    Turkish flag ferry ban to Greece

    Türk bayrakl? ticari yatlar?n ve yolcu gemilerinin Yunan adalar?na sefer yapmas? yasakland? I have a friend who owns a ferry company which runs between Turkey and a Greek island. They were notified today that the Turkish marine transport ministry will ban Turkish flagged vessels from travelling...
  19. bal canavar

    Israel closes Al Jazeera, and ban its journalists

    Looks like Netanyahu's Govt have used the Qatar's problem as an excuse to close the station most critical of them ..... especially recently over Al-Aqsa clashes. ............................................................................................ "We have based our decision on the...
  20. Kingfisher

    Alcohol ban in Antalya!

    Well that won't help tourism much. Alcohol ban in Turkey?s tourism hub Antalya
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