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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...

Forced marriage: Mother jailed for sending and getting daughter married in Pakistan

BIRMINGHAM: A mother who forced her daughter to marry a relative almost twice her age has been sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison. The 40-year old woman whose name can’t be mentioned due 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...

Memorial for 7/7 London bombings unveiled

LONDON: A memorial honouring victims of the 7 July London bombings was unveiled on Wednesday. The Tavistock Square Gardens memorial honours the 13 people who died when the number 30 bus exploded in front of the...

Imran Khan following ‘Saudi formula’ to recover looted money!

Nation special report AMIDST reports of crackdown in anti-graft drive in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that all those responsible for corruption will be held accountable and there will be no NRO or...

Pak envoy summoned to Islamabad to explain his video

LONDON: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has taken serious notice of a video in which Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK Sahebzada Ahmed Khan was show in a non-diplomatic and inappropriate action. According to...

US told any headway on Afghan impossible without Pakistan: Qureshi

WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said “we have succeeded in reminding  US that any headway on the matter of Afghanistan is next to impossible without Pakistan. He said this while addressing a press...

Police warn people to protect family gold

LONDON: An elderly Asian couple who were targeted in their home by burglars have revealed their terrifying experience to help warn Londoners to protect their family gold, especially during the festivities of Navratri, Diwali...

Lord Ahmed raises issue of Hui Muslims with Chinese ambassador Liu Xiaoming

LONDON: Human rights leader Lord Nazir Ahmed has raised the significant issue of Hui Muslims with Chinese ambassador to Britain, Liu Xiaoming asking him to take up this matter with his government in Beijing. Responding...

Crossrail (Elizabeth Line) may open next year Sadiq Khan not sure about completion

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said he cannot be sure when Crossrail will be completed. He said he will talk about a revised timetable at some stage, but only when he has confidence in it. It...