Friday, September 21, 2018

Bradford Mayor appoints school children as Mayoress and Mayor

BRADFORD: While visiting Thornbury Primary Leadership Academy in Dick Lane, Lord Mayor of Bradford Cllr Zafar Ali appointed Year 6 pupils Hajara Azhar and Muhammed Ali as Mayoress and Mayor. They will represent the school...

Lord Evans suggests protect children from extremism with better religious education

LONDON: A former top spymaster today called for improved religious education in schools to protect children from becoming radicalised. Lord Evans of Weardale, who was director general of MI5 from 2007 to 2013, told...

Naz Shah urges Imran Khan to intervene in Samia case

  LONDON: Labour MP Naz Shah is writing to the prime minister of Pakistan urging him to intervene in the case of a woman from Bradford allegedly murdered in a so-called "honour killing." Naz Shah...

Naz Shah MP against early baby gender tests, calls for restrictions

BRADFORD:  Labour Member of Parliament  Naz Shah has opposed early baby gender test as some could choose to terminate the pregnancy because of a fetus's sex. The non-invasive pre-natal test (NIPT) is used to...

Man denies murdering his brother

LEEDS: A man has denied murdering his brother in a knife and baseball attack in Batley. Ibrahim Mahetar made his first appearance at Leeds Crown Court in relation to the death of his younger brother, Naseer...

Theresa May irritated by speculation of leadership

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she was “irritated” by speculation about a leadership contest as she slammed former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, seen as her most likely challenger. The centre-right Conservative...

Houses at main busy road risky pedestrian killed as lorry crashes

LONDON: How is the risky to have a house at main busy road can be imagined with a report that a female pedestrian has been killed following an incident in which a lorry crashed...

Nadine Dorries MP deletes misleading tweet about Muslims

LONDON: Tory MP Nadine Dorries has been accused of “callousness” after posting a link online to a 10-year-old story about Muslims claiming benefits for multiple wives. The MP for Mid Bedfordshire shared a post on Twitter from a...

Minimum age for marriage in UK should be raised to 18: Pauline MP

LONDON: The minimum age for marriage in the UK should rise to 18 to protect people forced into abusive relationships, a minister has said. Pauline Latham, Conservative MP for Mid Derbyshire, said a change...

Fahima found buried under Australian patio

BOLTON:Tributes have been paid to a woman fromBolton whose body has been found buried in the garden of her family home in Australia. FahimaYusuf's husbandAhmed Seedat has been charged with the murder of the...